Sturm, Ruger

Sturm, Ruger & Company NYSE: RGR is a Connecticut-based manufacturing company composed of three divisions: Ruger Firearms, Ruger Investment Castings, and Ruger Golf. The best known division is the first one, because Sturm, Ruger was formed as a firearms company - in fact, the firearms division is often called "Sturm, Ruger" even though "Sturm" is no longer part of its official name. Ruger is the largest American firearms manufacturer.

Ruger Vaquero

Sturm, Ruger & Company was founded by William B. Ruger and Alexander McCormick Sturm in 1949 in a small, rented machine shop in Southport, Connecticut. They initially produced a .22 caliber pistol (see Ruger MK II), which became so successful that it launched the entire company. Ruger Firearms is now the nation's largest firearms manufacturer, and the only one producing firearms in all four market segments: rifles, shotguns, pistols, and revolvers.

Ruger has absolute dominance of the .22 rimfire rifle market in the U.S. with its Ruger 10/22, and has had that dominance for some years now that was assured by its inexpensiveness and high quality. It has produced a custom edition of it sold only by Wal-Mart.

Ruger similarly dominates the .22 rimfire semiauto pistol market with the Ruger MK II. Like the 10/22, the MkII is extremely well supported with a variety of good aftermarket accessories.

Ruger Casting has plants in New Hampshire and Arizona, making ferrous, ductile iron and commercial titanium castings. Ruger Golf makes steel and titanium castings for golf clubs made by a number of different brands.

Sturm, Ruger stock has been publicly traded since 1969, and became a New York Stock Exchange company in 1990 (NYSE:RGR). After Alex Sturm’s death in 1951, William B. Ruger continued to direct the company and until his death in 2002.

From 1949 through 2004, Ruger has built over 20 million firearms, and currently offers hundreds of models for hunters, target shooters, collectors, and law enforcement.

Corporate governance

Current members of the board of directors of the company are: John Cosentino, Richard Cunniff, John Kingsley, William Ruger, Stephen Sanetti, James E. Service, and Joseph Strasser.

Products

Centerfire Rifles

  • Mini-14
  • Mini-30
  • Ruger Police Carbine
  • M77 Mark II Assorted Models


Rimfire Rifles

  • Ruger 10/22
  • Ruger 77/22
  • Ruger 77/17
  • Ruger 96/22


Centerfire Pistols

  • P Series
  • Ruger P97


Rimfire Pistols

  • Ruger MK I (not currently in production)
  • Ruger MK II
  • Ruger MK III
  • Ruger 22/45 MK III]]

Revolvers

  • Vaquero
  • Single Six
  • Bearcat
  • Blackhawk series
  • 480 Super Redhawk

Submachineguns

  • Ruger MP9

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Centerfire Pistols. In 2004 and the early 1980s, mismatched socks were a fashion statement[2].
Rimfire Rifles. Some with a less ruthless but still logical outlook on life will simply buy multiple pairs of the exact same kind of sock, down to any pattern the sock may exhibit. Centerfire Rifles. Some with a ruthlessly logical approach to life may solve this problem by taking every sock in the house to a local charity and then purchasing a sufficient number of replacement socks in a limited number of styles and colors, thus maximizing the odds of finding matching socks in the laundry. Service, and Joseph Strasser. It has also been noted that disposing of a lonesome sock virtually guarantees that its long-lost mate will re-appear the next day.

Current members of the board of directors of the company are: John Cosentino, Richard Cunniff, John Kingsley, William Ruger, Stephen Sanetti, James E. There are any number of humorous theories to "explain" the disappearance. . In western culture one of a pair of socks is popularly understood to disappear, usually at some point during the washing and drying process, leaving the owner with many socks without mates. From 1949 through 2004, Ruger has built over 20 million firearms, and currently offers hundreds of models for hunters, target shooters, collectors, and law enforcement. However, in dustier climes, wearing no shoes inside is considered an acceptable alternative to sweeping the floor. Ruger continued to direct the company and until his death in 2002. Since socks can be somewhat wet from sweat, especially right after shoes are taken off, the problem can be compounded.

After Alex Sturm’s death in 1951, William B. When socks are worn by themselves, without shoes, they pick up dust and dirt on the ground or floor. Sturm, Ruger stock has been publicly traded since 1969, and became a New York Stock Exchange company in 1990 (NYSE:RGR). White socks can also become very dirty, especially in the soles, but this is typically not a result of wearing them with shoes. Ruger Golf makes steel and titanium castings for golf clubs made by a number of different brands. If the elastic is over-stretched and loses its elasticity the sock may be considered unwearable. Ruger Casting has plants in New Hampshire and Arizona, making ferrous, ductile iron and commercial titanium castings. Too tight, and the sock is uncomfortable; too loose and the sock slips down the leg, also causing discomfort.

Like the 10/22, the MkII is extremely well supported with a variety of good aftermarket accessories. The elastic at the top of the sock is crucial for the sock. Ruger similarly dominates the .22 rimfire semiauto pistol market with the Ruger MK II. Some find this size too small, and have to stretch out the sock to barely cover their enormous feet. It has produced a custom edition of it sold only by Wal-Mart. Many find this size too big, and have to bunch up the sock in front of their toes to keep the heel from crawling up the back of their leg. with its Ruger 10/22, and has had that dominance for some years now that was assured by its inexpensiveness and high quality. Another problem is that socks usually come in only one size, typically designated "Fits All" or "Fits Sizes 6-13".

Ruger has absolute dominance of the .22 rimfire rifle market in the U.S. It may just be better to forget about the sock. Ruger Firearms is now the nation's largest firearms manufacturer, and the only one producing firearms in all four market segments: rifles, shotguns, pistols, and revolvers. What one has to do to retrieve his or her sock is disassemble the dryer. They initially produced a .22 caliber pistol (see Ruger MK II), which became so successful that it launched the entire company. The missing socks seem to vanish to nowhere, but they really go to the inside of the dryer, behind the drum. Ruger and Alexander McCormick Sturm in 1949 in a small, rented machine shop in Southport, Connecticut. This leads to the famous "one-sock question": does one toss the mate, only (per Murphy's Law) to have the lost footwear reappear days later, or does one hold onto the mate, thinking that by some twist of fate, the wanderer will return?.

Sturm, Ruger & Company was founded by William B. Socks also have an alarming propensity to lose their mates in the laundry. Ruger is the largest American firearms manufacturer. A pair of shoes will often outlast a pair of socks. The best known division is the first one, because Sturm, Ruger was formed as a firearms company - in fact, the firearms division is often called "Sturm, Ruger" even though "Sturm" is no longer part of its official name. Socks tend to wear out quickly, especially thinner dress socks. Sturm, Ruger & Company NYSE: RGR is a Connecticut-based manufacturing company composed of three divisions: Ruger Firearms, Ruger Investment Castings, and Ruger Golf. A common complaint is the fact that socks often develop holes, especially in the heel, which quickly grow in size.

Ruger MP9. This word was probably derived from some Asian language. 480 Super Redhawk. The Latin word may have derived from the ancient Greek sukkhos which was a Phrygian shoe. Blackhawk series. It then passed through Old English socc and Middle English socke. Bearcat. The word sock comes from the Latin word soccus, which was a type of low-heeled loose-fitting shoe or slipper, used by the Greeks and also by Roman comedians.

Single Six. . Vaquero. A sock is also the term given to the layer of leather or other materials covering the insole of a shoe, some times only part of the insole is covered leaving the forepart visible, this is known as a half-sock. Ruger 22/45 MK III]]. Socks can also be used for alternative purposes, including:. Ruger MK III. Wearing white socks with a dark suit is a sterotypical fashion mistake of those wearing suits infrequently.

Ruger MK II. With formal or semiformal wear (such as a suit) the sock colour should match the colour of the shoes and/or pants. Ruger MK I (not currently in production). Mismatched socks were stereotypically the symbol of someone who was absent-minded. Ruger P97. Although socks are sold in pairs, contrary to shoes (which are made specifically for the right and left foot), the two socks are usually the same. P Series. In the United States, shorter socks such as quarter socks, low-cut socks or "no-show" socks have become more popular for wear with athletic shoes, especially by teenagers and young adults, as someone who wears high socks with shorts (outside of a sporting context) may be the subject of ridicule.

Ruger 96/22. A toe sock[1] wraps each toe individually. Ruger 77/17. There are the just-below-the-knee socks used by soccer and football players (and some fashionable basketball players as well), crew socks, mid-calf and bare socks, and even extra-long over-the-knee socks worn by many sport fencers. Ruger 77/22. Sock lengths vary, from covering only the foot, to knee level. Ruger 10/22. A teammate’s leg can be distinguished from the legs of an opposing player legs based on the color and pattern of their socks.

M77 Mark II Assorted Models. For example, different colored socks come in handy when struggling for a ball in a soccer match at times when several players become bunched. Ruger Police Carbine. Colored socks may be a key part of a sport team's uniform. Mini-30. They come in many colors, though are typically dark for formal attire and white for athletic or casual attire. Mini-14. Socks are usually made from cotton, wool, or nylon.

Without socks, the moisture given off by ones feet will build up and could freeze, leading to frostbite. Socks not only help with sweat, they also help keep feet warm and dry in cold environments where frostbite can be a common problem. Socks help to absorb this sweat and draw it to areas where air can wick the perspiration away. The average foot has 250,000 sweat glands and the average pair gives off about half a pint (almost 250mL) of perspiration per day.

The most commonly known "Tube Socks" were invented by Thomas Kelly and Hugh Ryan, in 1875. Socks are also frequently worn without shoes, typically indoors. They are sometimes worn with open-toed shoes, such as sandals, but the practice is considered somewhat unfashionable (and can earn the wearer the label of shoebie). Socks are designed for wear with footwear that covers the entire foot, such as athletic shoes, boots, or dress shoes.

A sock is a baglike covering for the human foot and/or lower leg, which is designed to:. A socks link is a string with clips on both ends that clip socks together while they are in the washers and dryers. A socks bag is a permeable bag that holds socks together while they are in the washer and dryer. Socks are by nature cannibalistic, but they only eat their mates.

This neatly explains why there are always too few socks and too many coathangers. Socks are the larval form of the coathanger. wormholes open in the dryer, sucking socks into a different part of the universe, a planet that closely resembles ours except that socks mysteriously appear out of nowhere, while coat hangers vanish. As a warmer alternative to a snowball.

When filled with rocks, or other hard objects, as a rudimentary weapon. As a mitten, albeit with no thumb opening. As a sock puppet. absorb sweat from the feet.

keep feet warm, and. ease chafing between the foot and footwear,.

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