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Sturm, Ruger & Co. Issues Safety Bulletin for Certain Ruger Precision Rifle Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.
USA – -(Ammoland.com)-Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) has issued a Safety Bulletin for certain Ruger Precision Rifles. Ruger recently learned that some Ruger Precision Rifles may experience interference between the aluminum bolt shroud and the cocking piece (also known as the firing pin back).
In rare instances, the interference can disrupt the firing mechanism and cause it to not function properly.
This interference can potentially lead to light primer strikes or, in extreme cases, the rifle may not fire when the trigger is pulled. If the rifle fails to fire when the trigger is pulled, it may fire when the bolt handle is subsequently lifted.
In rifles where this condition exists, the issue often resolves itself as the parts wear and the interference is reduced.
Therefore, rifles that have fired…post was originally published on this site