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Ruger Firearms is heading to the 2011 NRA Annual Meetings in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania April 29 - May 1. If you're heading to the show, make the Ruger Booth, number 1337, your first stop! The Ruger SR1911™ pistol and other must-see new products will make their public debut at the show, plus Ruger is featuring special events that you won't want to miss:
First & 25 Millionth Ruger Firearms On Display
Ruger will proudly be displaying the very first Ruger firearm and the recently produced 25 millionth Ruger firearm. The original Ruger Standard Pistol that founded Sturm, Ruger & Co. will sit next to the 25 millionth Ruger firearm - an SR9c™ compact pistol that has been embellished and engraved to commemorate this remarkable achievement. The dramatic differences between these two firearms serve as an illustration of the growth and development of Sturm, Ruger & Co. over the course of its 62-year history. This is a rare opportunity to see the original prototype pistol that William B. Ruger and Alexander Sturm used to launch Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. back in 1949. Don't forget your camera!
Tactical Tips with Dave Spaulding
Veteran Law Enforcement Officer and winner of the 2010 Trainer of the Year Award by Law Officer Magazine Dave Spaulding will be in the Ruger booth performing tactical demonstrations. Dave has worked in all facets of law enforcement and was a founding member of his agency's SWAT Team, and he's ready to share the tactical training knowledge he has learned throughout the years with you! Using products like the LC9™ pistol and the Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle, Dave will help you learn how to properly carry a concealed firearm or use a tactical carbine to defend your home.
Ruger will also be selling DVDs of the popular online video series, "Ruger Tactical Tips with Dave Spaulding." Don't leave the show without a signed copy!
"Mr. Whitetail" Larry Weishuhn & "Ruger Girl" Kelly Glenn Kimbro
If you're a fan of outdoor television, then you know Larry Weishuhn - better known as "Mr. Whitetail." Larry has hunted big game extensively in North America, Europe, Africa, South America and New Zealand. Larry loves his Ruger single-shot rifles and has a unique passion for handgun hunting. Stop by the booth Friday 1 - 3 p.m. or Saturday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. to grab an autograph and have your picture taken with a hunting legend!
"Ruger Girl" Kelly Glenn Kimbro has been a staple at Ruger trade shows for over 25 years. A true American girl, Kelly is a professional rancher and hunter who is rarely seen without a Ruger firearm by her side. Kelly specializes in mountain lion hunting in the rugged Arizona countryside that she calls home. Kelly will be signing autographs and sharing stories about her life as America's most popular "Ruger Girl!"
Buy a Ruger NRA Show Souvenir
This year, take a piece of Ruger home with you from the NRA Show! Commemorative "Pittsburgh 2011" Ruger hats and t-shirts will be on sale right in the Ruger booth in both adult and youth sizes. And as always, Ruger catalogs, decals and pins will be available to customers for free.
Be sure to check www.Ruger.com for the latest product information and to catch video updates from the NRA Show. See you in Pittsburgh!