6 Things You Might Not Know About Ruger

USA -(Ammoland.com)- Since its beginnings in 1949, Sturm, Ruger & Company, known simply as Ruger, has become one of the leading firearms manufacturers in the world, producing more than 400 variations of over 30 different product lines.

The company was founded when Alexander McCormick Sturm and William B. Ruger – hence the name Sturm, Ruger and Co. – rented a small machine shop in Southport, Connecticut. Sturm, who hailed from the wealthy McCormick mercantile family, provided the investment capital, while Ruger, who began designing guns as a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, brought his firearms engineering ideas to the table.

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source: http://www.ammoland.com/2017/03/6-things-might-not-know-ruger/#axzz4bzm5hgaT

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