Ruger® Announces Limited Edition SASS® Vaquero® for the Single Action Shooting Society®
June 24, 2009
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) is proud to introduce a special Ruger® Single-Action Shooting Society® (SASS®) Vaquero®.
The high-gloss stainless steel Ruger SASS Vaquero comes with the lower/wider Montado-style hammer found on the Ruger Montado. The SASS Vaquero, chambered in .357 Magnum, features a 4-5/8" barrel, a blade front sight and wider (.140") rear sight, and black checkered, hard rubber grips with SASS grip medallions. Each SASS Vaquero will bear a special serial number featuring the letters "SASS" as a prefix followed by the numeric sequence. These special edition single-action revolvers will only be sold in two-gun sets of consecutive serial numbers and will ship in a red, two-gun carry case.
Ruger Vaquero revolvers are designed to offer the original "Old West" single-action look, size and feel. Built on a mid-sized steel frame, Vaquero revolvers have the patented Ruger reverse indexing pawl, which positively aligns the cylinder with the loading gate cutout for easy loading and unloading of cartridges. A beveled cylinder for easier holstering and a larger crescent-shaped ejector rod head in traditional form are additional features designed to make the Vaquero one of the most user-friendly and durable single-action revolvers on the market.
The new SASS Vaquero may be seen at the SASS End of Trail®, June 25th thru June 28th 2009, and will be available from Ruger Distributors in August 2009.
*Owners of "old model" (three-screw) Ruger single-action revolvers manufactured from 1953-1972, and Bearcats with serial numbers below 93-00000, should contact us for details about FREE safety conversions.
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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