Don Findley ROCS Historian

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Don Findley ROCS Historian

Post by Brass Frame » Tue Sep 24, 2019 5:24 pm

Has everyone received your October, 2019 AMERICAN RIFLEMAN magazine? Look closely at page 46 to read a very informative article by our own ROCS Historian, Don Findley! Don has really brought Rugers to the forefront with a 70th anniversary story about the first gun made by Sturm/Ruger. Wonderful photos, a picture of the very first prototype Standard Auto and lots of other accouterments are included in his article. My compliments to a job well done Don! You make us all proud. Brass Frame/Lee E

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Re: Don Findley ROCS Historian

Post by 67stingray » Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:54 pm

Got mine today and was one the phone with Carl and told him about it. Really good article, great job Don.
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Re: Don Findley ROCS Historian

Post by RocDoc » Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:48 pm

Great job Don!! made me regret selling my 50th MKII, have not thought about that one in a while

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Re: Don Findley ROCS Historian

Post by Watertender » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:09 am

Just read the article. Fantastic job Don! You hit a grand slam with this one.
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Re: Don Findley ROCS Historian

Post by gunman42782 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:03 pm

It was a fantastic article, with good pics. Thanks Don.
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Re: Don Findley ROCS Historian

Post by RoninPA » Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:05 pm

That was a great article Don. Saw it on the cover and read it first.
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Re: Don Findley ROCS Historian

Post by flattop44 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:20 pm

A great article Don, you make us all proud!! Fine job my friend.
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Re: Don Findley ROCS Historian

Post by d findley » Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:28 pm

Thank you everyone for your support. Here are some pictures that were sent in with the article but did not make the cut.
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Re: Don Findley ROCS Historian

Post by Rugerologist » Thu Sep 26, 2019 4:59 pm

You guys get your American Rifleman sometime before me. Mine arrived today and I read the article first thing. It was very well done and should make some new Ruger collectors. I like that you didn't get into the collectability necessarily but gave it a historical perspective. Some of the readers probably don't understand how special that package is on the opening page or that those R.C.M..P pistols are unobtainable! Don, congratulations! You're a great ambassador of the Ruger brand and ROCS.
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Re: Don Findley ROCS Historian

Post by Charlie1022 » Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:48 pm

Don you like always did a great job on another very informative Ruger piece of history.
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