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Rory McCanuck
07-17-2015, 05:40 PM
http://d3vlrk5fm1gp81.cloudfront.net/media/2314792/ruger-msr.jpg?preset=article



http://www.americanrifleman.org/articles/2015/7/17/ruger-precision-rifle/

As Townsend Whelen, former U.S. Army colonel and American Rifleman contributor, was once famously quoted as saying, “Only accurate rifles are interesting.” Employing that rubric alone, the Ruger Precision Rifle is a supremely interesting firearm. And, to the company’s credit, the introduction of additional evaluation criteria such as versatility, reliability and value only make its newest bolt-action repeater all the more intriguing. Featuring sub-minute-of-angle accuracy, the dependability of a bolt gun built on the gunmaker’s proven American action, all the modularity of the über-customizable AR-15 platform, the ability to accept a multitude of magazine types and a price tag that is a literal fraction of many of the guns it will compete against on the market, Ruger’s latest foray into the long-range precision shooting field should pique the interest of a broad range of gun aficionados.

Sturm, Ruger & Co. believes that within the gun world there exists a sizeable segment of shooters who are interested in long-range precision shooting—they just have never been able to justify taking the plunge due to the typically astronomical cost of purchasing a gun designed expressly for that purpose. With an MSRP of $1,399—and a likely eventual selling price closer to $1,100—the Precision Rifle represents Ruger’s invitation for these cost-conscious gun buyers to finally enter the world of long-range shooting.

http://www.americanrifleman.org/media/2314797/ruger-msr-3.jpg
The rifle’s buttstock (above left) can be locked in the folded position, allowing the bolt to be removed from the receiver. The patented Multi-Magazine Interface (above middle) allows the gun to feed from both rear- and side-latching box magazines, and the barrels are given a recessed crown and are threaded at the muzzle (above right) to facilitate the use of compensators or suppressors.


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Much, much more at the link up top, give it a good read through.

lone-wolf
07-17-2015, 05:49 PM
the Ruger engineers likewise discovered that the bottom bolt lug of the American action, conveniently located at the 6 o’clock position, was able to traverse between the feed lips of many detachable-magazine designs—making it an ideal feeding aid, as the lug helps strip the top cartridge from the magazine and load it into the chamber.

Seems like a better plan than mossberg's little doohickey on the bolt.

762shooter
07-17-2015, 06:23 PM
I expect the cost in Canada will be just under $2000, fairly steep for a dressed up Ruger American.

6MT
07-17-2015, 10:54 PM
Rifles for the masses. Good strategy on Ruger's part. They'll sell a lot of them.

VooDoo
07-18-2015, 12:01 AM
I expect the cost in Canada will be just under $2000, fairly steep for a dressed up Ruger American.

Chambered in .308/6.5 or 243, hope the adjustable trigger is better than the one Remington has on the 700. With the CDN dollar this low, it'll be above $2000 with taxes and shipping.

Prairie Dog
07-18-2015, 10:17 AM
I like it! Depending on the price point I'd take one in 6.5.

Camo tung
07-18-2015, 04:48 PM
6.5 CM? Hubba Hubba!

SKULLBOY
07-18-2015, 05:06 PM
Honestly having "Ruger" and "Precision" in the same sentence seems to be very odd.

They have not been known for producing "Precision" firearms..........

I will reserved judgement until there are reviews/tests done by competent long range precision shooters......

I will admit that this rifle does look interesting, but it would have to be a reasonable price point here in Canada, and be competitive with many other of the "precision" type offerings out there......

Prairie Dog
07-18-2015, 11:45 PM
6.5 CM? Hubba Hubba!

Yes Obi Wan, Creedmoor. :) http://www.ruger.com/micros/rpr/


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9axtjT_tkg

RobertMcC
07-19-2015, 12:47 AM
I expect the cost in Canada will be just under $2000, fairly steep for a dressed up Ruger American.

And be no different then a dressed up Rem 700.

lone-wolf
07-21-2015, 07:48 PM
Chambered in .308/6.5 or 243, hope the adjustable trigger is better than the one Remington has on the 700. With the CDN dollar this low, it'll be above $2000 with taxes and shipping.

Wanstalls says We should be able to confirm shortly, but in the $1500 range.

VooDoo
07-21-2015, 09:21 PM
Wanstalls says We should be able to confirm shortly, but in the $1500 range.

Waaaaaa.....you sure that's not in USD? Rugers suggested retail price is USD1399 or CDN1815 with todays exchange rate. If that turns out to be true they'll be selling like hot cakes. Better start clearing some space in the gun safe :)

lone-wolf
07-21-2015, 09:25 PM
Just quoting, they're also not here yet so if it changes I won't be shocked.
But they did say they should be here soon.

Sabio
07-27-2015, 12:17 AM
Every dealer will have these. Wanstalls like to make it seem like THEY are bringing them in....they do that alot.

They get people to put deposits on rifles that way.

Epps is the biggest Ruger dealer I know of. I'm sure their pricing will be good, usually U.S MSRP is CDN Retail. If it is in the $1500-$1600 range I think it is a fair deal for what you get.

adrielm
07-27-2015, 01:06 AM
Prophet River is doing a pre-buy as well.

Half of me wants to buy right now with a pre-buy and because the CDN dollar will likely slide a bit compared to the USD. The other half wants to wait and see if they drop even more in price once they're in higher availability.

Sabio
07-27-2015, 10:36 AM
Half of me wants to buy right now with a pre-buy and because the CDN dollar will likely slide a bit compared to the USD. The other half wants to wait and see if they drop even more in price once they're in higher availability.


Then there is the "I should just buy a savage and put it in a MDT Chassis and be done" thought. :)

DeisEcks
07-27-2015, 02:53 PM
Or a rem700 in a cadex :)

Sabio
07-29-2015, 02:25 AM
Then there is the "I should just buy a savage and put it in a MDT Chassis and be done" thought. :)

Since the Savage 10 TR is on sale now for $602. And a MDT chassis is $400. I will go the Savage route and save $500+.

thetraveller172
08-12-2015, 07:52 PM
Since the Savage 10 TR is on sale now for $602. And a MDT chassis is $400. I will go the Savage route and save $500+.
Where are you seing these prices?

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SteelCap
08-14-2015, 05:24 PM
Grip, 20 moa rail and adjustable butt stock will run you up to close the gap easily.

Lee Enfield
08-14-2015, 05:30 PM
IIRC you can get a Savage FCP in a McMillan stock for around $1,500.00 US and that is a guaranteed shooter.

VooDoo
08-19-2015, 11:10 PM
Pre-Order at Grouse River Arms - all 3 calibres @ $1600 sans tax and shipping. Man! I want one but I won't have any cash left for booolits :(

http://www.grouseriver.com/Ruger-Precision-Rifle?quantity=1&custcol1=6.5%20Creedmoor

Sabio
08-20-2015, 03:05 PM
Where are you seing these prices?

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Sorry. SFRC had a 10 % off sale 3 weeks ago

M1911A1lvr
08-28-2015, 06:00 PM
I don't agree with the comment about "Ruger" and "Precision" being used together. Since Bill Sr passed away and there having been a huge change in how the Company is reinventing themselves to the American gunowner and the gun owners everywhere. They have also changed who there suppliers are for their gun barrels, in 15 years of being in the US gun industry, I have found their new model Hawkeye and Gunsite rifles to be exceptionally precise, out of the box accurate.

TacticalCanuck
10-21-2016, 11:14 PM
This rifle is designed to hit the demographic I sit in. It has a great deal to offer a new distance shooter and reloader.

Many would like to quote off the tried tested and true but the enhanced model addressed many things the original lacked like aluminum bolt shroud and the rail gaurd enhancements along with the muzzle break.

Shooting long range for accuracy has not been within th new shooters reach.

I am sold and plan on getting one soon.

mikpen14
10-22-2016, 11:12 AM
Anyone aware of who has them, or when they will possibly be back in stock?

I'm looking at purchasing one in .243, in the coming months!

Rory McCanuck
10-22-2016, 11:45 AM
Red Deer Shooting Centre has them, but not in 243 I don't think.
http://www.gunownersofcanada.ca/showthread.php?33836-Ruger-Precision-Rifle-Enhanced-6-5-Creedmoor-INSTOCK
https://www.rdsc.ca/ruger-enhanced-precision-rifle-2400%E2%80%9D-cold-hammer-forge-5r-barrel-65-creedmoor/dp/3723

firemachine69
10-23-2016, 09:26 AM
IIRC you can get a Savage FCP in a McMillan stock for around $1,500.00 US and that is a guaranteed shooter.



I have that (well, the left-hand variant).


Can it shoot?

Hell yes.

Would I trust my life on it's reliability?


Hell eff' no. It's got a single-claw extractor, is well known for feed-reliability issues (and I can confirm from first-hand experience), and the cheap mags don't match the type of performance you'd expect from that price-point of a rifle.

TacticalCanuck
11-09-2016, 11:28 AM
I got an enhanced 308 and while i havent had a lot of time with it the only confusion i had was figuring out where my 2 follow up shots went. That is until i went to inspect the target and discovered they were in the same hole. Its a keeper. And so far 100% reliable. If you dont have a precision bolt gun you cant go wrong.

NoDanger
12-01-2016, 05:53 AM
http://i1234.photobucket.com/albums/ff413/nodanger1/863e3a8a-b8d0-4049-b1c6-094b96de8d7a_zpsyojvdolj.jpg (http://s1234.photobucket.com/user/nodanger1/media/863e3a8a-b8d0-4049-b1c6-094b96de8d7a_zpsyojvdolj.jpg.html)

I love mine, Gen II in .308

Lee Enfield
12-01-2016, 09:47 AM
I know where there is a .243 and think the guy will sell it. He bought a .308 and .243. no idea why and think he has also realized that.