Allure of the Ruger No1

So we see 30 pics of a beautiful but overpriced custom No. 1 that shouldn’t exceed $2K on its best day. And yet no bids nor offers. Surprised? :rolleyes:
If it were a stock #1, you’d be right. However, it has been worked on by Renner. It might have come from the factory with a case color receiver, but these are scarce and command a premium. More likely, it was stripped and case colored by Renner when they did the upgrade work. The stock has obviously been thinned and the wood looks like it may have been upgraded as well. Regardless it’s not a standard #1. I’ve upgraded a couple myself and $3200 is not out of line.
 
If it were a stock #1, you’d be right. However, it has been worked on by Renner. It might have come from the factory with a case color receiver, but these are scarce and command a premium. More likely, it was stripped and case colored by Renner when they did the upgrade work. The stock has obviously been thinned and the wood looks like it may have been upgraded as well. Regardless it’s not a standard #1. I’ve upgraded a couple myself and $3200 is not out of line.
I had my RSM worked on, over $2k+ for shaping, ebony, recoil pad, checkering and finish; original wood. I thought it a bargain.

Calling a No 1 a production rifle is literally true but then so is a Sako, Blaser and many, many other fine rifles.
 
Hello everyone, new member, English is not my first language so apologise in advance. I have found myself really fascinated by the Ruger nr 1 and have purchased a used one in 270 win.

In Europe you have to remove a vital part from a weapon and put in a different checked bag when flying. With a bolt-rifle that is easy, but What would you suggest to do with regards to a nr 1?
 
Hello everyone, new member, English is not my first language so apologise in advance. I have found myself really fascinated by the Ruger nr 1 and have purchased a used one in 270 win.

In Europe you have to remove a vital part from a weapon and put in a different checked bag when flying. With a bolt-rifle that is easy, but What would you suggest to do with regards to a nr 1?
Welcome to AH! Great choice in cartridge with the .270. I’m sure one of the Ruger #1 experts here will give you an answer to your question shortly.
 
You’ll need to email the authorities and ask. I doubt that removing the scope will satisfy the requirement. The rifle can still be fired without the scope. Since there’s no bolt to remove, they may be ok with your gun be as is.
 
Hello everyone, new member, English is not my first language so apologise in advance. I have found myself really fascinated by the Ruger nr 1 and have purchased a used one in 270 win.

In Europe you have to remove a vital part from a weapon and put in a different checked bag when flying. With a bolt-rifle that is easy, but What would you suggest to do with regards to a nr 1?
I never have heard of this. Probably the easiest would be the forend if that would pass muster; after that butt stock. Both would be very easy to disassemble/reassemble. 3rd, the trigger, that's pretty easy. After that I would consider moving to a sane country.
 
Let's try and keep things sensible. This is what Ruger No. 1 stopping rifle for Africa in 416 Jeffrey is supposed to look like:

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The lion engraving on the receiver seals it.
 
Let's try and keep things sensible. This is what Ruger No. 1 stopping rifle for Africa in 416 Jeffrey is supposed to look like:

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The lion engraving on the receiver seals it.

I can’t imagine any situation where I would be willing to shoot that rifle!!!
 
Let's try and keep things sensible. This is what Ruger No. 1 stopping rifle for Africa in 416 Jeffrey is supposed to look like:

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The lion engraving on the receiver seals it.
Sweet mother of eardrums! Are the trackers throwing water balloons filled with petrol at the lion and then you shoot this to deafen him and set him on fire?
That looks like an SBR in the States. I'm not up on the mother may I for taking that out of the country.
 
Let's try and keep things sensible. This is what Ruger No. 1 stopping rifle for Africa in 416 Jeffrey is supposed to look like:

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The lion engraving on the receiver seals it.
.416 Jeffrey? Necked up .404J or necked down .500J?
 
I can’t imagine any situation where I would be willing to shoot that rifle!!!
You Tube or Tik Tok? LOL
 

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Do you still have this rifle? I'm in the KC area on business and I'm very interested.
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Thanks again for your support on the Rhodesian Shotgun thread. From the amount of "LIKES" it received, it appears there was only ONE person who objected. Hes also the same one who continually insisted on interjecting his posts that werent relevant to the thread.
 
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