Ruger Introduces the New Super Redhawk® Alaskan®
November 11, 2004
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR), the nation's largest firearms manufacturer, is proud to introduce the Super Redhawk Alaskan®, the only compact big bore revolver that is a practical trail gun for dangerous game country.
"The Super Redhawk Alaskan® is the perfect big bore magnum revolver in a size and weight that is actually practical," said Sturm, Ruger Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Chris Killoy. "With its six-shot cylinder and powerful calibers, the Alaskan provides the confidence necessary when trekking into dangerous game territory," added Killoy.
The Super Redhawk Alaskan® features a six-shot cylinder and is chambered for either .454 Casull and .45 Colt, or .480 Ruger, and is equipped with a Hogue® Monogrip® to help cushion recoil. The Alaskan features a 2 1/2" hammer-forged barrel fitted inside the unique Super Redhawk extended frame and weighs only 42 ounces, making it the most compact revolver ever offered in these calibers. The Alaskan features proprietary Ruger stainless steel and Sturm, Ruger's famous triple locking cylinder mechanism, which provides legendary reliability and strength.
About Sturm Ruger
Sturm, Ruger was founded in 1949 and is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of high-quality firearms for the commercial sporting market. Sturm, Ruger is headquartered in Southport, CT, with manufacturing facilities located in Newport, NH and Prescott, AZ.
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About Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. The only full-line manufacturer of American-made firearms, Ruger offers consumers over 400 variations of more than 30 product lines. For more than 60 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Our motto, "Arms Makers for Responsible Citizens," echoes the importance of these principles as we work hard to deliver quality and innovative firearms.
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