Ruger .22 Package Giveaway – 10/22 Takedown & 22/45 Lite

Enter the Ruger NRA Million.2 Giveaway

  • Step 1: Add Ruger on Facebook – (click here)If you use Facebook you must know the Like button. Add Ruger and you will get their posts in your updates.
  • Step 2: Comment! – Facebook has this new thing where they only show you the posts from those you interact with. If you comment on Rugers “timeline” or a post, it will make you active, or it should.
  • Step 3: Watch for the Code! – Ruger will post a code to our status every day of the show, starting Monday, April 16, 2012. It should come up in your updates on Facebook.
  • Step 4: Email the code – Email this code to using regular email. DO NOT POST THIS CODE ON FACEBOOK OR COMMENT ON THE BLOG.
  • Step 5: Win! – On Friday we will contact and announce the winner.

Please see the full Terms & Conditions

Hi Everyone,

As a nice end to the NRA show this weekend, Ruger Firearms has offered to run a special post-show giveaway for their two news guns announced for the show, the 10/22 Takedown and the all new 22/45 Lite Mark III.

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As you may already know, Ruger has passed their original goal of 1,000,000 guns between last year’s NRA show and this one. It has been a company dream since the days of Bill Ruger, and they TOTALLY BLEW IT OUT OF THE WATER! I don’t know what the final number worked out to be, but the latest goal was 1.2 million, and the NRA gets one dollar for each of those guns, which ads up to a huge donation for the NRA of well over $1,000,000.

The downside is that Ruger slightly ran out of guns and had to shut off orders for a while, but they are hoping to resume orders soon. Overwhelming success is a positive problem!

This is a one winner contest. Both the 10/22 Takedown and the new 22/45 Lite will go to one person as “Ruger .22 Package,” but you get four days and you can enter four times. As with our latest contest, a code will be posted to Facebook, but not to our Facebook. Ruger’s public Facebook page will have the code Monday-Thursday this week. So for those of you with privacy concerns over Facebook, again, you have to reference Facebook to win, but you don’t have to be a member of Facebook to win. A new code will be posted Monday-Thursday, and you should email that code to with the code, up to once per day, once per code. This will enter you in the contest up to four times. If you have not done so already, the best way to keep up on the contest is to:

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Thanks to Ruger for the guns! It is a testament to the dedication and excitement of you guys, the GunsAmerica subscribers. Our regular contributor Wayne Lincourt shot both of these guns and they are both absolutely top notch firearms, so please check out the articles below. We have also put the logos from the Ruger homepage in the upper right of this email there to click directly into the specification pages for both the guns and the Million Gun Challenge. This nextgen of Ruger Firearms is even more connected to their customers than the last generation, and we are excited to see what Ruger is going to come up with next.

The Ruger 10/22 Takedown

Original Article: Ruger 10/22-TD Takedown Model – New Gun Review

Never has a gun been more well thought of in the firearms community than the 10/22. In a rifle length .22 you can’t get a better gun. This new takedown model is essentially the same gun, in two pieces. It even comes with its own floating bag. Wayne shot this gun a lot, and the most amazing thing is that it returns to point of aim when you re-assemble it. It also has a groundbreaking barrel adjustment system meant to cure the main problems with takedowns, that they get loose. The 10/22 Takedown won’t get loose! You have to check out this exciting new Ruger.

Ruger 22/45 Lite Mark III

New Article: Ruger 22/45 Lite Mark III – New Gun Review

This gun was just announced on the first day of the show and the article just went up. You probably know the Mark III already, and this 22/45 is the version that is meant to duplicate the look and feel of the ubiquitous 1911 pistol. It is a great training gun and a fun plinker. The new “Lite” version has not only a polymer frame, but also some newly patentable features and it comes with a lot of the accessories you will use for hardcore hobby shooting. Our Giveaway winner will be one of the first owners of this new and unique Ruger handgun.

Terms and Conditions

1. Details – Starting Monday, April 16, 2012 and ending Thursday, April 19, 2012, Ruger will be posting a code to their public Facebook page. Email this code to to enter the giveaway. A new code will be posted Monday through Thursday, one each day. You may email each code once per day, for a total of 4 chances to win. One winner will win both guns. The prizes will be as follows:

  • Ruger 10/22 Takedown
  • Ruger 22/45 Lite

3. This is a Facebook contest, but Facebook membership is not required to win. The GunsAmerica Facebook page is public and the codes may be picked up by monitoring the page throughout the days of the show. All entries are sent via standard email, not by posting on the GunsAmerica Facebook or involve Facebook in any way.
4. There is no purchase required. Anyone who has a free GunsAmerica account may enter.
5. You must reside within the USA and your must be legally allowed to own the prizes. If a non-eligible winner is chosen another will be selected.
6. Prizes will be sent to an FFL dealer in the state of the winner, chosen by the winner. Winner must have the FFL dealer send a signed FFL license before the gun can be sent. Failure to provide an FFL dealer within two weeks of being notified forfeits the prize and a new winner will be selected.
7. All taxes are the responsibility of the winners.
8. Winners have 24 hours after notification via email to respond. A new winner will be chosen after this time and the original winner loses the opportunity to win.

9. GunsAmerica and Ruger are under no obligation to give away anything or to administrate the giveaway in any way. This is an advertising promotion, not a contractual obligation, and we will do our best to choose and contact the winners in a timely manner, and to deliver the prizes as hoped.

10. By entering the giveaway you give GunsAmerica and Ruger Firearms permission to contact you via email for any reason as often as we like.

11. You may enter once per code. Entrants will be eliminated and disqualified for entering more than once or for using automation utilities for entering.

12. Winners agree to hold harmless GunsAmerica LLC and Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc., and any and all FFL holders who may receive contest guns.

13. These rules may change or be added to throughout the period of the contest.

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  • Ralph De La Huerta November 27, 2012, 11:08 am

    I, too, own a Mark I, made in 1952 (black medallion) it looks like new. I have never shot this as it is too beautiful to shoot.
    I have owned many other Rugers in the past and miss having them. I now have a total of 7 Rugers that I will never sell. I am sorry I sold the ones I did. I did so when I was young and not making much money.

  • Mary April 21, 2012, 5:22 pm

    Are you even going to announce WHO WON????????????????

  • Terry April 21, 2012, 4:42 pm

    So who WON already?

  • Dennis April 20, 2012, 6:56 pm

    what good does it do to put these out when I don’t get the announcement until the day the thing ends?

  • David Nevitt April 20, 2012, 12:28 am

    My first gun I ever brought was a super blackhawk 44 mag revolver over twenty years ago, and I have still to this day. ” PROUD TO BE A RUGER AMERICAN.”

  • cliff wolford April 19, 2012, 7:29 pm

    i love all REMs i have a r15 30 cal that i love but the ammo is hard to find an when i do find it ,it is as high as hell.and i would like a better manual then came with it what scope do you rec. i get for it.please help me i am handicapped.will be glad to pay you for your troubles.and the manual or tell me wher i can order one

  • les Opat April 19, 2012, 6:56 pm

    Sorry I dont do facebook. Dont need any more information going to the government to be used against me.

  • John April 19, 2012, 6:50 pm

    Love the takedown!!

  • Rocky Sears April 19, 2012, 4:49 pm

    Great opportunity, tks.

  • gnaus April 19, 2012, 4:15 pm


  • Sandman April 19, 2012, 11:26 am

    Love my Rugers!

  • rob April 19, 2012, 10:49 am

    Proud to be a Ruger American!

  • Joey Currin April 19, 2012, 10:37 am

    Proud to be a Ruger American!

  • Blue water sailor April 19, 2012, 10:09 am

    Proud to be a Ruger American!

  • Carl McAbee April 19, 2012, 9:16 am

    I bought 3 Ruger firearms this year. I have the LC9 pistol, the LCR 38 caliber revolver, and just purchased the

  • joe gleaton April 19, 2012, 8:56 am

    i have a mark 1 and love it and my 10/22 is great thanks

  • Mark Dempsey April 19, 2012, 8:48 am

    Proud to be a Ruger American!

  • Vince April 19, 2012, 8:43 am

    I tried too follow your directions to enter, and was unable to complete; but, never the less, This gun is remarkable and I can’t wait to get one into my collection. I guess it’s like all the latest movies that come to the Cinimas…. I wait until they’re on HBO or in the bin at Walmart. (Last one in line) That’s me….

  • Charles R April 19, 2012, 8:11 am

    Just as you feel people should boycott “The Voice” I have boycotted “Facebook” for it’s breech of privacy tactics and liberal support. My complaint to you is that in order to be part of this awesome “giveaway” I have to be a member of Facebook. I don’t believe your intentions are to be hypicritical so I would like to believe there are other, just as simple ways, to get registered to be a part of this great giveaway. If that is true please make it known to the rest of us that are not part of the “Facebook” fiasco. Sincerely, a proud NRA member of 20+years.

  • Mark Marcum April 18, 2012, 9:14 pm

    Rugged Reliable Ruger

  • Mark Dempsey April 18, 2012, 1:28 pm

    Rugged, Reliable Ruger

  • Mark Dempsey April 18, 2012, 1:28 pm

    Rugged, Reliable Tiger

  • rob April 18, 2012, 10:47 am

    Rugged, Reliable, Ruger

  • Myles April 18, 2012, 10:25 am

    I have 3 email addresses and each one tells me when I try to send to the listed address it says there is an error with the address. Sure can’t win if I can’t send. Can anyone help me?

    • Myles April 18, 2012, 11:36 am

      I found the problem. I needed to comment on facebook.

  • Eric Humphries April 18, 2012, 10:21 am

    Love the 22/45……..

  • Patsy Burgess April 18, 2012, 10:09 am

    rugged reliable ruger

  • Bruce Bertoli April 17, 2012, 11:23 pm

    They look like GREAT pistols. Would love to own one or two!

  • timothy smith April 17, 2012, 10:33 pm

    are you going to announce winners by email only or when will we know

    • Administrator April 17, 2012, 11:30 pm

      Winners will be notified via email privately.

  • Dana April 17, 2012, 9:49 pm

    love a Ruger

  • David April 17, 2012, 6:53 pm

    I have a ruger P95 DC best gun I have ever owned

  • damon hillyer April 17, 2012, 5:08 pm

    LITE feels right! love the new takedown rifle!

  • carlos April 17, 2012, 10:41 am

    monday code was take it to go tuesday code lite feels rigth

  • Robert Hayden April 17, 2012, 10:09 am

    I love my Rugers.

  • Gale Sparks April 17, 2012, 9:48 am

    cannot find the window for the promotion code

  • Mark Dempsey April 17, 2012, 9:33 am

    LITE feels right

  • wayne April 17, 2012, 9:28 am

    “LITE feel’s right”

  • Jammer April 17, 2012, 2:02 am

    So can I enter Monday’s code now that it’s Tuesday? Or am I just short?

    • Administrator April 17, 2012, 7:07 am

      You can enter once per code.

  • Harry Bowers April 17, 2012, 12:12 am

    Just got a 10/22-FS and I love it, can’t wait to see this new 22/45 Lite and get my hands on one…

  • garfield waugh April 16, 2012, 9:54 pm

    windows cannot find rugerpromotion@guns

  • Barry April 16, 2012, 9:53 pm

    got a ruger nylon 66 in “66. got a ruger 10/22 in 2011.
    a regular custoner over 45 years. lol

    • Irondovetail April 17, 2012, 10:58 am

      Never heard of a ruger nylon 66, Have a Remington nylon 66 from “66. All my rugers have been pistols and love them all. Dead on accurate right out of the box. First six shots at 50′ with a Mark II were covered with a nickel and cost a buddy (who pulled his 5th shot with a colt) a bet. Tha was over 20 years ago and it is still shooting the same. The LCP has been a great pocket carry.

  • garfield waugh April 16, 2012, 9:52 pm

    take it to go

  • SPIES4 April 16, 2012, 9:49 pm


    • Robert R Sivils August 11, 2012, 7:14 pm

      I have LCP 380 auto
      & SP 101 357 &I love them both
      Very Relibale guns would love to buy more as my
      Money allows….thanks for good guns…

    • Robert R Sivils August 11, 2012, 7:17 pm

      I have LCP 380 auto
      & SP 101 357 &I love them both
      Very Relibale guns would love to buy more as my
      Money allows….thanks for good guns…would like to have
      the bear cat 22 cal.

  • Richard Halabi April 16, 2012, 8:01 pm

    you guys are the best

  • Roy Anderson April 16, 2012, 7:45 pm

    I can’t seem to get it to work. I would like to enter your contest but am having to much trouble to enter. Can’t you make it simpler

  • William J Sapp April 16, 2012, 7:33 pm

    Ive owned Rugers ever sence they started making them and carried Them as my Duty Pistol until I retired,. Now I carry a 1911 Ruger as my concealed carry of choice.Reliability is what its all about and thats what Ruger has always delivered.Ive bet my life on my Rugers for a very long time and Ive never been let down when Ive had to use them.

  • Mark Dempsey April 16, 2012, 7:11 pm

    take it to go!

  • David Sabilino April 16, 2012, 6:23 pm

    “10/22 takedown” and “take it to go” ?

  • max winkles April 16, 2012, 5:32 pm

    10/22 Takedown – take it to go!

  • Jim Waring April 16, 2012, 5:03 pm


  • Kathryn Moore April 16, 2012, 4:53 pm


  • Steve Waugh April 16, 2012, 4:02 pm

    I own 3 Rugers, an lc9lm, lcr, and a 50th anniversary singl actio 22lr/22mag and am very happy with them.

  • jeffrey April 16, 2012, 3:41 pm

    looks like a great product

  • Larrythe 8 April 16, 2012, 3:08 pm

    Great contest, great guns, GA knows what we want.

  • Rob Johnson April 16, 2012, 2:59 pm

    Proud to say that Ruger is made in America!

  • Randy P April 16, 2012, 2:50 pm

    Looking to get a 10/22 for my daughter, the 22/45 would be great for dad!

  • rick in ok April 16, 2012, 2:46 pm

    i bought a22-45 theaded 4 month love it got 22 ss sparrow silencer co on order i have rugers from 45 year ago makes good gun.

  • Patrick Sluck April 16, 2012, 2:32 pm

    that 22/45 lite sure looks sweet

  • Jenifer April 16, 2012, 2:24 pm

    I am so excited!!! Very cool contest:)

  • Patrick Sluck April 16, 2012, 2:22 pm
  • james belcher April 16, 2012, 1:26 pm

    Must have one… the 9mm is great but this looks absolutely awesome.

  • mike meyeres April 16, 2012, 1:02 pm

    love all my Rugers, really like my carry LCP 380…

  • Gary White April 16, 2012, 1:00 pm

    Would be nice to win…

    • Gary White April 16, 2012, 1:01 pm

      See I only own 5, I’m 2 behind that guy ^^ lol.

  • Howard Sizemore April 16, 2012, 12:53 pm

    I own seven different ruger products and i love every one of them..Great quality,accuracy and cost,plus they’re an all american company,eat your hearts out foriegn manufacturers..Thanks Ruger

  • Dan Doyle April 16, 2012, 12:50 pm

    Thanks Ruger! Great company, great products, thank you for being proud to say your products are “Made in the USA” !

  • John Collins April 16, 2012, 12:42 pm

    I love all of my Rugers and have never had a problem with any of them!
    John Collins

  • Bud Faint April 16, 2012, 12:41 pm

    I own several Ruger 10/22 and 22/45’s but would love to add either of these to my collection

  • Jenni Price April 16, 2012, 12:16 pm

    This would be a great Anniversary gift….for me!

  • don April 16, 2012, 12:12 pm

    Found no code!

    • Administrator April 16, 2012, 12:30 pm

      they didn’t post it yet. patience

  • bob west April 16, 2012, 11:45 am

    I sure could use these.

  • carlos April 16, 2012, 11:14 am

    I love ruger the best

    • Richard April 19, 2012, 3:28 pm

      ME TOO ~! Find myself with 6 Ruger firearms and wanting more! What the HECK!?!?!?!?!

  • gloria April 16, 2012, 10:12 am

    Is there another way to get the code ? , i do not do facebook .

    • Micah April 16, 2012, 11:51 am

      you do not need to do facebook. You can just go to and see the codes. They are not posted yet though

  • r g stryker April 16, 2012, 8:46 am

    Sounds like a winner, odds about the same as the power ball …

  • Anthony April 16, 2012, 8:13 am

    Gotcha… CODE master 🙂
    Love the firearms

  • Bob Cramer April 16, 2012, 7:23 am

    I’ve owned a Ruger Standard since I was 19 years old. So 46 years later, the gun is in excellent condition and fires flawlessly. Solid products, great reputation and a real American Company.

  • dave a April 16, 2012, 6:11 am


  • dave a April 16, 2012, 6:06 am

    Love my 10-22 &Hawkeye M77 300 win mag

  • Greg Patterson April 16, 2012, 3:20 am

    Love the 10/22 takedown.

  • Heather Holston April 16, 2012, 1:48 am

    Awesome Giveaway, thank you

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