Monday, February 25, 2013

Ruger's Auction To Benefit Honored American Veterans

Ruger's writeup on "This week’s auction item is a .22 Long Rifle caliber, All-Weather® Ruger 77/22® bolt-action rifle with serial number 701-13344. The testfire date of this rifle is March 25, 1991. This model 77/22, introduced in 1989, was the first all stainless steel, factory bolt-action .22 with a high-impact, all-weather stock. All major components of the All-Weather® 77/22® are heat-treated, ordnance quality, 400-Series stainless steel. Features include a 20 inch barrel; 10-shot rotary magazine; and three-position safety. It also features an injection-molded DuPont Zytel stock that has the Ruger name and logo molded into the scalloped sides. The grooved, slip-resistant inserts on the side panels and forend are made of chemical and impact resistant G.E. Zenoy 6123 modified resin. Other features include integral scope bases of the patented Ruger Scope Mounting System and iron sights. The Ruger 77/22® rifle will be shipped in its original box along with an original instruction manual and paperwork, and a set of 1 inch Ruger scope rings. The rifle is being sold “as is.” The purchaser assumes all liability for its safe and proper ownership, storage, use, and resale. The rifle is a part of the Ruger factory collection in Southport, Connecticut, and a Certificate of Authenticity will be mailed to the winner of the auction. Note: the winner of this auction will be responsible for paying the Federal Excise Tax."

100% of the proceeds will go to Honored American Veterans Afield. Click Here to go to the GunBroker page.  This fine .22 rifle will sell mid-day, Wednesday, February 27.

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