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New Ruger

Discussion in 'Non-Firearm Weapons' started by stevesmith7, Feb 25, 2003.

  1. stevesmith7

    stevesmith7 Well-Known Member

    Just tried out a new Ruger. Beautiful blue finish, very smooth.
    Velocities topped out at about 103mph which is pretty good for me.

    BTW, it was a golf club. A driver head actually. Seems Ruger is in the
    casting business and they're now making components with the Ruger
    name on them. Salesman said they didn't yet have a headcover with
    integral holster for CCW.

    And I really liked the feel of it as well. Didn't get a price.

  2. mtnbkr

    mtnbkr Well-Known Member

    From what I've read, they've been in the casting biz for years. Apparently, the casting technique they use for their guns is/was quite revolutionary. They've applied it to other markets. They make other things, but for some reason, only the golf clubs come to mind.

  3. kannonfyre

    kannonfyre Well-Known Member

    try substituting the golf ball with a goblin's head. :evil: Bonus points for taking it clean off his shoulders......:barf:
  4. 10-Ring

    10-Ring Well-Known Member

    So, tell us, were you impressed enough to buy one?
  5. stevesmith7

    stevesmith7 Well-Known Member

    Naw, I was there doing something called Shaftlab which is supposed
    to be a new way to determine proper shaft flex for your swing. I was
    pretty much focused on shafts that day and I still like my Taylor 320
    even if it isn't the "hot new thing". OTOH, if I had been driver shopping
    it would have gotten serious consideration.

    Too cold to shoot or hit balls right now anyway.:(

  6. Ol' Badger

    Ol' Badger Well-Known Member

    Golf!!! Yuk!:barf:
  7. Marshall

    Marshall Well-Known Member

    Hehe, something about being on the Tee Box with a Driver that say's Ruger in my hand instead of TaylorMade or Titlest, hits me like having a Titlest .44 Mag Revolver in my hand w/ white dimpled grips.


    Marshall ;)
  8. DCR

    DCR Well-Known Member


    No offense, but I've never thought of myself as being old enough to take up golfing! :D With Ruger in the biz, I may be tempted now.
  9. Kahr carrier

    Kahr carrier Well-Known Member

    You should see the Hammers Ruger makes there nice also.

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