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Ruger American Rimfire Predator

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by KayDee7, Sep 12, 2015.

  1. KayDee7

    KayDee7 The Origional Vancouver ! ! ! Member

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    how many out there have been able to pick up one of these in any of the three chamberings offered... ??? .17Hmr, .22LR, and .22Mag
    i have found them to be a lot of fun and more on the accurate side of things.

    mark
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    kd7
     
  2. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I have the American 22lr. Not sure they call them predators? Put a Boyds on it. I really like it. Its a hoot to shoot and very accurate.

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  3. drstrangelove

    drstrangelove Vancouver, WA Active Member

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    Nice stock. That's not a predator. It has sights and an unthreaded barrel.
     
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  4. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Yeah, methinks two different rifle lines have had a name-smash. Are you talking a Ruger Predator, or a Ruger American Rifle (aka RAR)?

    I have a RAR in .308 and it'll do sub-MOA shot-groups... love the HELL out of it.

    As for the .22LR line... I just roll with Ruger 10/22's.
     
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  5. KayDee7

    KayDee7 The Origional Vancouver ! ! ! Member

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    all of the RAR's are fun great shooters... and pretty accurate as well, the Predator version is a limited distributor version in three chamberings. as far as i can tell there have been 1000 of each chamberings manufactured,( model # 8334, 8335, and 8336) with the factory heavy barrel they are even more accurate than most. oh yes and they come with a green polymer stock. by the way Boyd's makes some nice stocks... the nickname Predator is because they look just like the large bore rifle that Ruger makes...and since it is a Dist. Special the dist. that ordered them get to call them what they will... name mishmash ? maybe ... but they look just like their larger cousins...and the folks at RimFireCentral have called it the predator for some time. and here is the Ruger link for the spec sheet.
     
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  6. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    I have one just like the link you posted and no where is it called a Predator? Also no satin blue or at least what I would call satin... It was a distributor exclusive though. Mt dealer tried to get more but could not. Sweet little gun need to get it scoped and get it out.
     
  7. KayDee7

    KayDee7 The Origional Vancouver ! ! ! Member

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    it looks excatly like its larger cousin and Whittaker's calls it the Predator. quibbling over the name is NOT why i posted the OP. it is what it is... i am interested in its accuracy and fun shooting... ! thanks ( not a rant )....
     
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  8. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Yep, whatever they call em the Rugers are lots a fun to shoot. Even the 10/22's are accurate.
     
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  9. MountainBear

    MountainBear Sweet Home, OR Well-Known Member

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    If it helps, I believe the rifle you are referring to was a distributor exclusive with Sports South. It looked cool and I have enjoyed all the Ruger American rimfires...
     
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  10. Twodogs

    Twodogs portland Or Active Member

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    Let me know if you find one locally I would like one in .22LR.
     
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  11. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    Was just asking :eek: and no QUIBLING........on my end was just asking as mine came as a Ruger American.
     
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  12. Lance Jacobs

    Lance Jacobs South Willamette Valley Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Can you offer proof that such a gun exists? I've never heard of it. And Ruger has certainly never cataloged it.

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  13. WAYNO

    WAYNO Oregon City Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  14. MountainBear

    MountainBear Sweet Home, OR Well-Known Member

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  15. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Well I'll be dipped in buttermilk and rolled in flour....o_O
     
  16. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    Fried or Baked.........:D
     
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  17. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    22lr

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  18. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    Here is mine........... IMG_1093.jpg bought it that way also.....
     
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  19. MountainBear

    MountainBear Sweet Home, OR Well-Known Member

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    Those posts work for your proof, Lance? ;)

    Ruger has so many distributor exclusives that it's hard to keep up. I do most my ordering from sports south and I hadn't seen this one until it was mentioned here.
     
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  20. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    I just walked into my local dealer and it was sitting on the counter......had to have it.
     
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