I think that the biggest problem with Rugers is their barrels , every one I have seen fouled like a bad pipe. I have seen a few customes that were built of Ruger actions and they shot as good as any Rem built properly.
Being their a controled round feed action their not as easy to work on but they do make fine guns.
I reciently just put one together for a friend its an older tang safety in 7mm mag , I replaced the trigger with a timeny unit , piller bedded it in a nice older stock and free floated the barrel , it will shoot around an inch with every factory load he puts in it , accuracy falls off fast after about 6-10 rounds and needs to be cleaned but other than that its a great deer gun
my ruger 77 tang safety 300wn mag should be done soon was sent off to get teflon coated its been trued new hart 26 inch #5 contour barrel and mcmillian sporter stock new trigger set at 11/2 lbs when i get back i'll post pics and results after i get it broke in
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The recoil lug can be tricky to get bedded properly and there have ben barrel issues through the years but they make a great huntin rifle. I have ben buying Savages as of late but the Rugers aint leaveing!!
My Go-To 22lr for prairie dogs
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