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Old 05-13-2017, 06:07 PM   #11 (permalink)
 
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Went out today....
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Old 05-21-2017, 09:05 AM   #12 (permalink)
 
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Update 2:
They acknowledged receipt and updated me a couple days later they will likely fix via barrel replacement rather than machining the cone and seating existing barrel a bit deep afterwards.

They did say though they would be unwilling to replace with 3 inch barrel as I requested ( gun is a 4 inch)
They dont do it anymore for past 3 yrs.. it technically would change model number etc..
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Old 05-24-2017, 04:41 PM   #13 (permalink)
 
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Update:

Ruger got back to me.
Said they were going to change the barrel.

I had included a written request that IF they change the barrel they will replace with a 3 inch.
I am liking those more now for followiung reasons:
Handiness ( the 4.2 inch gun is full size)
Weight savings (shaves 4-5 ounces off the weight)
According to many tests the 3 inch barrels on the Ruger seem to perform superb for velocity and accuracy in a way belieing their length
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Said they can't do it due to policy since it would change the model number and they can only replace with size barrel as originally sold.
This policy is about 3 yrs old.
That was on Monday.

But TODAY they told me that as a favor if would I like to receive a brand new 3 inch GP100 complete revolver in lieu of a barrel replaced 4 inch they could do that
Of course I told them "Yes!!!"

Once I called with my my enthusiastic concurrence they said ETA of my brand new built Ruger GP100 3 inch is 10-25 days.
This depends on where they are in production with existing orders right now.
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Old 05-24-2017, 06:52 PM   #14 (permalink)
 
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You lucky dog you! Glad it worked out for you and glad there are still companies out there that look out for their customers. I bet whenever you're thinking about a new gun, Ruger will be at the top of your list.
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Awesome!
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Outfingstanding.
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