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Posted on 08/13/2013 11:53:02 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA
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Sturm Ruger to open new gun factory in NC town
Citing soaring demand, gun manufacturer Sturm Ruger to open new factory in North Carolina town
By Emery p. Dalesio, AP Business Writer | Associated Press 2 minutes 26 seconds agoEmailRecommendTweetPrint
SymbolPriceChangeRGR55.60-0.75UFI23.67+0.01RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Sturm, Ruger & Co. said Tuesday that it aims to keep up with demand for its guns by opening a new factory in the small North Carolina community already home to America's largest firearms maker.Southport, Conn.-based Sturm, Ruger says it will open a new factory in Mayodan to meet firearm demand that has spiked since Congress and some states sought to toughen gun controls. The community is already headquarters to Freedom Group Inc., which owns Bushmaster, Remington and other firearms brands.The plant is expected to employ more than 470 workers in Rockingham County, where the unemployment rate is 10.3 percent. Sturm, Ruger could receive more than $9 million in state tax breaks, plus local incentives.
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Sucks to be Connecticut.
Hmm... same place that just passed election protection laws.
Wasn’t Bill Ruger’s wife from North Carolina? I know he went to school there. If so it could just be family connections.
“Sucks to be Connecticut.”
Yeah, so sad. But, Ruger shoulda “Gone To Texas”. God Bless Texas.
Kahr’s moving to PA, Ruger is opening in NC.
It’s a start.
I hope Stag Arms does something similar.
Too bad Connecticut! - Colt, Pratt Whitney, Ruger, hey its just starting.
That’s a good start. NC needs jobs, and the firearms industry needs a home in lands friendly to it.
Don’t they make the VAQUERO single Action cowboy revolver?
Heard it was pretty good.
I want a 10/22. My Marlin 60 is lonely.
Maybe one of these:
I have two of those in Stainless. Beautiful and bombproof.
Do they shoot well? Interested in Cowboy and Western shooting and thinking of getting one in .45 and a Hnery in .45 to match.
The Vaqueros shoot well....better than I do. They are absolutely bombproof.....I do not believe you could destroy one if you tried. And the setup you are thinking of is the exact setup I have, down to the caliber. I love my Henry too; one of my favorite guns by far.
FWIW, A lot of competitive shooters in CAS use .38 caliber because the recoil is less and you can get shots off quicker. I do not care about that, as I am doing it for fun and want to use a “real” cowboy gun, not a .38 with 3.1 grains of powder.