Shipping Firearms For Repair

RUGER NO. 1 rifles returned to the factory for repair should be sent to Sturm Ruger & Company, Inc., Product Service Department, Newport, New Hampshire 03773. Telephone (603) 865-2442. Guns should be sent prepaid. We will not accept collect shipments. The Federal Gun Control Act, as well as the laws of most States and localities, do not prohibit an individual (who is not otherwise barred from purchasing or possessing a firearm) from shipping a firearm directly to the manufacturer for repair....

Be Sure The Barrel Is Clear Of Obstructions Before Shooting

Even a bit of mud, snow or excess lubricating oil or grease in the bore may cause the barrel to bulge, or even burst on firing, and can cause serious injury to the shooter and bystanders. Be sure that you are using ammunition of the proper caliber and loading for the gun you are using. If the report or recoil on firing seems weak, or doesn't seem quite right, CEASE FIRING IMMEDIATELY, unload your firearm, and check to be sure that no obstruction has become lodged in the barrel. Never try to...

Operation Of Safety

When the rifle is loaded, unless it is to be fired immediately, THE SAFETY SHOULD BE AT ITS EXTREME REARWARD POSITION with the word SAFE fully visible (on some older models the letter S appears). When operating the safety (with the thumb) the user will feel additional resistance to movement of the safety before it reaches its extreme rearward position. That resistance should not be assumed to indicate the safety is in the safe position. Practice with an unloaded rifle, moving the safety into...

Ruger No Rifle

Design, prices and specifications subject to change without notice. SPECIFY MODEL AND CALIBER WHEN ORDERING See Exploded Views on Page 34 Barrel, Specify Model, Caliber amp Standard, Light Sporter, Medium Sporter, Tropical, Standard, Light Sporter, Medium Sporter, Tropical, Light Sporter, Medium Sporter, Tropical, International Standard, Medium Sporter, Tropical - Stainless Models Medium Sporter .45-70 caliber only Standard, Light Sporter, Medium Sporter, Tropical .375 cal. only , International...

Sturm Ruger Company Inc Southport Connecticut USA

THIS INSTRUCTION MANUAL SHOULD ALWAYS ACCOMPANY THIS FIREARM AND BE TRANSFERRED WITH IT UPON CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP, OR WHEN THE FIREARM IS LOANED OR PRESENTED TO ANOTHER PERSON. Certain states require by law that their own specified warning notices in larger-than-normal type be conspicuously included by the manufacturer, distributor, or retail dealer with firearms sold in that state. Sturm, Ruger sells its products in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Because our products may be...

Care And Cleaning

A WARNING BEFORE CLEANING, BE CERTAIN THE RIFLE CONTAINS NO CARTRIDGES. A firearm must be free of rust, dirt, grease and firing residues to function safely and reliably. Periodic maintenance, which includes inspection of components to determine if they are in proper working order, is absolutely essential. Firing deposits particles of bullet lubricant and powder in the bore, chamber, receiver and other parts of the rifle. There is no fixed rule as to how frequently the cleaning should be carried...

Quick Detachable Sling Swivel

When attaching any QD swivel to its base, make sure the rotating gate is FULLY ENGAGED on the pin and there is no gap between the rotating gate and the swivel body. See illustration below . A QD SWIVEL NOT ENGAGED CAN ACCIDENTALLY BECOME DETACHED FROM ITS BASE. Rotating Gate Swivel Body Swivel Loop d. Rotate gate until pin enters hole in gate, then release plunger. e. Make sure spring plunger fully engages pin, leaving no gap between gate and swivel body. f. To detach swivel, reverse the...

To Clear A Malfunction

If a jam occurs, immediately put the safety selector in the Safe position and be certain the muzzle of the rifle is at all times pointing in a safe direction. Then study the situation to determine the nature of the jam and how best to clear it. -If a cartridge or fired case is caught between the breech block and the barrel, or if it is not extracted and remains in the chamber, don't try to force the lever shut. Lower the lever and breech block fully and carefully remove the jammed cartridge or...