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#3212784 - 04/03/13 07:40 PM Ruger American?
deerkiller300wsm
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Has anyone shot one? What u think?
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#3213344 - 04/04/13 10:26 AM Re: Ruger American? [Re: deerkiller300wsm]
Team Browning
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Saw one in the Wal Mart in Dayton last week for $377. I have read some pretty good stuff about them but I have not shot one myself.
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#3213647 - 04/04/13 03:57 PM Re: Ruger American? [Re: Team Browning]
Tn_River_Ratt
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Bought my son one before deer season. He is 3 for 3. It's in 30.06. Kinda light for me but he loves it.
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#3213684 - 04/04/13 04:46 PM Re: Ruger American? [Re: Tn_River_Ratt]
deerkiller300wsm
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Thinking about trying one is 7mm 08 or 243
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#3214132 - 04/05/13 07:13 AM Re: Ruger American? [Re: deerkiller300wsm]
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Bought one in 7_08 shot a little so far I really like it but I am biased I love ruger guns.
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#3214330 - 04/05/13 10:40 AM Re: Ruger American? [Re: DCA-DEER]
deerkiller300wsm
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They look pretty slick and I have read good reviews.... I just would like to talk to someone who has shot one before I buy one
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#3218219 - 04/10/13 05:32 AM Re: Ruger American? [Re: deerkiller300wsm]
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Deerkiller check your inbox.
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#3218430 - 04/10/13 10:18 AM Re: Ruger American? [Re: Tn_River_Ratt]
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I bought one right before season last year.. 308.. I love it!! you wont be sorry.. I buy another one today...
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#3219907 - 04/11/13 08:47 PM Re: Ruger American? [Re: pressfit]
pseshooter300
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I'm thinking about picking one up
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#3219972 - 04/11/13 10:07 PM Re: Ruger American? [Re: pseshooter300]
ImThere
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I have it in .308 after presfit liked his and i love it!
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#3222176 - 04/14/13 11:41 PM Re: Ruger American? [Re: ImThere]
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I've put more than 600 rounds through one in .308, and it shoots well. When I had the right wind call, I was able to ring a 12-inch plate about 50% of the time at 1,000 yards. The most of my trigger time with the American was during a long-range hunting school down in Texas. This is Ruger's attempt at building a "Savage Killer," which is a pretty tall order. I've been building long-range guns on Savage actions for a while, which should tell you something.

Buy it. You won't be sorry.
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#3223033 - 04/15/13 10:01 PM Re: Ruger American? [Re: jaybird62]
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Yep, these are fine shooting rifles. I helped a buddy work a custom load for his Ruger American Rifle .308. He shot a 3 rd 0.75" group at 100 yds using Remington low recoil ammo. After working a tailored load, he got the 3-rd group down to 0.55".

For the price, you will love it!
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