The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Firearm Blog Rifles
Ruger no longer has the expansive caliber selection they used to in their No. 1 line-up of single-shot rifles, but they are not letting this model go away permanently either. Ruger recently announced they are chambering their Sporter model in .450 Marlin for those who love a caliber that thumps!
Ruger had these comments to say about the new caliber introduction:
No.1 Sporter in .450 Marlin: The classic No.1 Sporter is now chambered in the powerful .450 Marlin cartridge. A short 20″ barrel mated to the short, single-shot No.1 action combine to make a quick-handling rifle that is easy to carry.
Like all of the Ruger No. 1 single-shot rifles, it has a host of features tailored to not only hunters, but shooters as well.
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