Ruger make another move Back to the US AR

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  1. Pandaz3

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  2. 2ndtimer

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    Looks like Ruger's answer to S&W's M&P 15 Sport, with the added features of the dust cover and forward assist. I like the medium weight barrel and 1 in 8" twist. If it sells for close to the Sport's $600 price, Ruger should have a winner!
     
  3. 3MTA3

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    Street price has already gone to $600 and should hit closer to $550 or less before it's done.

    There is an extensive review by forum member Erudne here: http://www.northwestfirearms.com/th...ruger-ar-556-it-shoots-like-my-400-ar.180244/

    Bottom line seems to be:
    • Rifle goes bang every time
    • Erudne's sample rifle was not especially accurate
    • Rifle has some non-standard parts which may or may not be an improvement, notably the FSB
     
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    This rifle is going to blow the competitors out of the water. I have no use personally for an impingement system(I also have no interest in a piston-DGI debate. We all have our opinion.), but maybe this will drive down the cost of Ruger's piston guns.

    With anything, rush out and get a low digit serial number for collector purposes. If you want the finished product, give it 6 months or so and any bugs(I'm sure there aren't many) will be worked out.

    With the hints Ruger was giving, I really thought they were going to actually release the XGI.
     
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    $580 at NW Armory
     
  6. WAYNO

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    I've checked with them. They have none in stock and have no idea when they'll ever see one again.o_O

    WAYNO.
     
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    That was over 3 months ago that they were in stock at NW Armory, I also see bud's doesn't have them listed anymore. Must be in short supply?
     
  9. jluck

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    They sold out quick, Expecting a new shipment any day now. I plan on putting one a month away in personal stash this year.:)
     
  10. Medic!

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    With Colt 6920 magpul at $899? Just thinking about resale.
     
  11. jluck

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    I agree the colt is a better bang for the buck, I just bought one of the CSR's (Texas contract Colt) for 699 for my go-to, The Rugers I buy in the near future will not be resold for the most part, I am gearing up for a big life change and will ultimately give away most of guns to my boys, Nieces and other worthy family I feel could benefit from a nice entry level AR. I will keep what the wife and I need to take care of and protect our new life.


    Sorry if I derailed this thread.
     
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  12. MilitantBEEMER

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    You can pickup in Eugene at Oakgrove Guns for $590
     
  13. jluck

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    For the Ruger?
     
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    Yes. $590 for the Ruger AR556
     
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    see screenshot.

    I am not associated with them in any way other then being a customer

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  16. jluck

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    What a nice unit for under 6 bills! Someone better get after it.
     
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    They seem to have a steady supply of them whenever i am in there
     

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