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RUGER WITHDRAWS FROM THE ESOS (Excellent news!)
mynortheastoutdoors.com ^

Posted on 01/22/2013 3:17:16 PM PST by Red in Blue PA

Ruger has decided not to attend the upcoming Eastern Sports Show. We are very frustrated by Reed Exhibitions’ foolish decision to ban the display of modern sporting rifles.

We feel that, as one of America’s firearms manufacturers, we must withdraw from the show as a commitment to the 2nd Amendment rights of our customers.

(Excerpt) Read more at mynortheastoutdoors.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: awb; banglist; guncontrol; harrisburggunshow; obama; secondamendment
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1 posted on 01/22/2013 3:17:25 PM PST by Red in Blue PA
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To: Red in Blue PA
That was a much stronger worded statement than what some of the others have made.
That is good. Thank You Ruger.

2 posted on 01/22/2013 3:25:41 PM PST by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Red in Blue PA

“We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately”.
Benjamin Franklin
At the signing of the Declaration of Independence


3 posted on 01/22/2013 3:26:56 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Everyone valuing the 2nd should write Ruger a letter of thanks.

I will.


4 posted on 01/22/2013 3:27:20 PM PST by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn....)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Gonna have to buy me another Ruger now.

Darn.


5 posted on 01/22/2013 3:32:36 PM PST by moovova
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To: SaxxonWoods

I am about to thank them by buying another SR9C if I can find them in stock again.


6 posted on 01/22/2013 3:33:01 PM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Good.....


7 posted on 01/22/2013 3:33:36 PM PST by Gator113 (Leave my guns alone and REGISTER THE DAMN LIBERALS!!)
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To: moovova

Good for Ruger! Love my stainless Redhawk. Oh! Wait! I traded it for an old steel guitar.


8 posted on 01/22/2013 3:36:14 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Ruger’s position on this pivotal issue validates my long-standing favor of their excelent products.


9 posted on 01/22/2013 3:37:32 PM PST by Dick Bachert (An ARMED society is a POLITE society!)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Ya, mine went for a vintage 60’s kazoo that was used by Led Zeplin.


10 posted on 01/22/2013 3:39:54 PM PST by foundedonpurpose (It's time for a fundamental restoration, of our country's principles!)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Thank you Ruger, even though I picked up a 10/22 takedown last week, I think I’ll pick up another one this week.


11 posted on 01/22/2013 3:40:19 PM PST by SENTINEL (Kneel down to God. Stand up to tyrants. STICK TO YOUR GUNS !)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Just bought the wife an LC9 for Christmas.


12 posted on 01/22/2013 3:40:58 PM PST by manic4organic (It was nice knowing you, America.)
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To: foundedonpurpose

It was even autographed!


13 posted on 01/22/2013 3:41:31 PM PST by foundedonpurpose (It's time for a fundamental restoration, of our country's principles!)
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To: SENTINEL

My 10/22 take down is now one of my favorite guns (from my cold dead hands libs) and now I am looking at the Ruger Scout for my next gun. Would love to see Ruger come out with an AR in .308, the original design by Stoner.


14 posted on 01/22/2013 3:50:08 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Wonderful with the 9.5” barrel.


15 posted on 01/22/2013 3:55:58 PM PST by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Not to mention Smith & Wesson also

http://beforeitsnews.com/survival/2013/01/smith-wesson-withdraws-from-eastern-sports-and-outdoor-show-2457634.html


16 posted on 01/22/2013 3:57:30 PM PST by The Mediterranean Right-Wing
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To: Second Amendment First

“Wonderful with the 9.5” barrel.”

And the scope mounts. I loaded to .41 special though. Shooting the mags just beat my fingers and wrist up too much.


17 posted on 01/22/2013 3:59:55 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Atta Company!

Also, (and you read it here first)...

Perhaps Ruger, Cabelas, et al might consider sponsoring their own outdoor show.

North/South Carolina? Virginia? Georgia?

I bet it could be bigger than the ESOS.

18 posted on 01/22/2013 4:00:56 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Red in Blue PA

This represents a big $$$ commitment on their part, and on the part of all that have pulled out. By this time, as close to the show as we are, they are eating alot of money to pull out, without having the income from the show to offset the up-front costs.

It is very unlikely they will get the money back for their booth space, they have already spent money prepping the booth and exhibit materials, booking flights and hotels rooms etc., which may or may not be refundable depending on specific conditions, and their internal people have spent time preparing exhibits, producing print materials, and conducting various marketing efforts related to the show, some of which may be reusable, some not.

And as was mentioned, some vendors, maybe not specifically Ruger, but certainly the more local Mom and Pops, stand to lose significant revenues for the year by backing out of the show.

Check the list and support who you can in your area that pulled out, as well as the bigger companies like Ruger, et al that stood up to the exhibit company/promoters PC supplicating decision.


19 posted on 01/22/2013 4:05:27 PM PST by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I have a bunch of Rugers including 10/22, Blackhawk, Mark II and, one of my favorites, a PC-9 that I got just before they went out of production.


20 posted on 01/22/2013 4:07:23 PM PST by NewHampshireDuo
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

I liked mine better when the scope was removed.


21 posted on 01/22/2013 4:08:54 PM PST by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Ruger Rocks

Thank You Ruger, Love your LC9

Molon Labe


22 posted on 01/22/2013 4:16:36 PM PST by EXCH54FE (Hurricane 416)
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To: spodefly

I still don’t understand the non refundable part of the event agreement. If the promoter changes the rules where you can’t bring a percentage of your legal product how is it still a valid contract?


23 posted on 01/22/2013 4:16:36 PM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

This is just the sort of behavior it takes to get me to consider my self imposed ban on Roger since the old man made a deal on the 10 round magazine limit with Sarah Brady. Too bad they didn’t do something before I filled that .380 niche.


24 posted on 01/22/2013 4:18:57 PM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Here’s hoping that this show is practically deserted excepting reporters and lunatic lawmakers like Representative Morrissey of Virginia. Perhaps there will be someone demonstrating how the sling swivel on an AR-15 functions as a bayonet lug.


25 posted on 01/22/2013 4:22:39 PM PST by centurion316
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult
I haven't seen the specific show contract with exhibitors, so I don't know what remedies the exhibitors may have in this case. Typically, the contracts for booth space are non-refundable and paid totally up front. As you mention, there may be breech of contract issues that could come into play, but it hardly ever helps save money when you have to get lawyers involved.
26 posted on 01/22/2013 4:26:48 PM PST by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: EXCH54FE

Been looking at the LC9 and the Kahr PM9 for a smaller carry. The Kahr’s a bit pricey but I don’t want to sacrifice quality for price. Any thoughts after shooting the LC9 for a while?


27 posted on 01/22/2013 4:31:10 PM PST by strongbow
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To: spodefly
This represents a big $$$ commitment on their part, and on the part of all that have pulled out. By this time, as close to the show as we are, they are eating alot of money to pull out, without having the income from the show to offset the up-front costs.

True enough, but it's not like sales are down right now.

28 posted on 01/22/2013 4:36:36 PM PST by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Yup, I’ll just have to add to my Ruger inventory. Maybe an LCP.


29 posted on 01/22/2013 4:40:05 PM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: ought-six

good luck finding anything ruger. things are so out of stock even “considering buying” is on backorder.


30 posted on 01/22/2013 4:42:37 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

LOL!


31 posted on 01/22/2013 4:43:24 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (If it saves just one senior citizen's life, the fight against ObamaCare will have been worth it.)
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To: longtermmemmory

I hear what you’re saying. That’s why I said an LCP, as that’s the only thing I’ve still seen available in the local gun shop. But with my luck, even that will be gone tomorrow (there were two there yesterday).


32 posted on 01/22/2013 4:46:11 PM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Just bought myself a Ruger 10/22 carbine and mounted a Simmons 32mm scope on it. Beautiful gun. I can’t wait to get it outside to sight it in properly and punch a few holes at a distance.


33 posted on 01/22/2013 4:55:08 PM PST by andy58-in-nh (Cogito, ergo armatum sum.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Looks like Savage continues to plan to exhibit there, unless I missed some news or a comprehensive list. Sad.


34 posted on 01/22/2013 5:09:04 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Kudos, Ruger!

Guess I need to go out and purchase my 5th........great firearms.......not Sig Sauer.....but great.....


35 posted on 01/22/2013 5:13:04 PM PST by Arlis (.)
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To: Arlis

Glad I bought Ruger stock. It has gone up $10.00 a share since I purchased it in December. Guess I should get one of their guns now.


36 posted on 01/22/2013 5:38:53 PM PST by drinktheobamakoolaid (If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Got RGR?

Still a “Strong buy” at Morningstar.


37 posted on 01/22/2013 5:40:53 PM PST by Chuckster (The longer I live the less I care about what you think.)
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To: strongbow
The LC9 is truly an Outstanding 9mm. I have put a lot of rounds through this 9mm using Independence for target practice and Remington Golden Saber for self Defense. I have not had any problems with the Ruger or any of the ammo.

For what it is worth, I highly recommend the Ruger LC9 using a “Recluse” the perfect pocket holster. Check them out at:
http://www.recluseholster.com/

Mike

Molon Labe

38 posted on 01/22/2013 5:50:50 PM PST by EXCH54FE (Hurricane 416)
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To: SaxxonWoods

My LC9 arrives tomorrow. Is that thanks enough?


39 posted on 01/22/2013 7:00:55 PM PST by RightFighter (It was all for nothing.)
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To: wastoute

Bill Ruger died some time ago. They been making 30 rd mags for a while.


40 posted on 01/22/2013 10:01:07 PM PST by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: manic4organic
Just bought the wife an LC9 for Christmas.

Good gun for the intended purpose. I bought one last month and one this month. I'll be taking them with me tomorrow when I go to the lake for some fishing! I sure hope I don't have an accident.

41 posted on 01/23/2013 12:23:01 AM PST by TexasRedeye (Eschew obfuscation.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

1911 for me! - its a done deal


42 posted on 01/23/2013 12:55:49 AM PST by ezoeni
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To: ezoeni
1911 for me! - its a done deal

Hehehehe, I've got one of those, too (SR1911). Tritium night sights and a Crimson Trace w/chain mail grips. Beautiful and shoots great. Hits where you aim out to 50 yds!.

43 posted on 01/23/2013 10:39:47 AM PST by TexasRedeye (Eschew obfuscation.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Good for them. Looks like I will go ahead and get that Single Six I’ve been thinking about for a while.


44 posted on 01/23/2013 11:57:36 AM PST by JamesP81
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