Ruger Announces Six New PC Carbine Models

Ruger Announces Six New PC Carbine Models
Ruger Announces Six New PC Carbine Models

U.S.A.-(Ammoland.com)- Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is excited to introduce six new PC Carbine configurations including three free-float handguard models chambered in the popular 9mm Luger and three standard models offered in the highly anticipated .40 S&W chambering. These new PC Carbine models are offered in varying magazine capacity and threaded barrel configurations to ensure multi-state availability.

With improved utility for home defense and competition, the 9mm free-float handguard models feature a hard-coat anodized aluminum handguard with Magpul M-LOK accessory attachment slots on all four sides for easy mounting of M-LOK-compatible accessories. The appeal of the popular PC Carbine is further broadened with new models designed to accept the powerful .40 S&W cartridge.

Ruger PC Carbine .40 S&W
Ruger PC Carbine .40 S&W

All of these new models boast the hallmark features of the original PC Carbine. Uniquely designed for use with a variety of magazines, the PC Carbine has an easily interchangeable magazine well system that allows the rifle to accept common Ruger and newer Glock magazines. The PC Carbine also features a dead blow action with a custom tungsten weight that shortens bolt travel and reduces felt recoil and muzzle rise.

Similar to the popular 10/22 Takedown rifle, the PC Carbine is designed for quick separation of the barrel/forend assembly from the action for ease of transportation and storage. Takedown is as simple as locking the bolt back and verifying that the rifle is unloaded, pushing a recessed lever, twisting the subassemblies and pulling them apart.

The rifles also feature a reversible magazine release and charging handle to accommodate right- or left-handed shooters. The bolt is machined from heat-treated, chrome-moly steel to ensure strength, structural integrity and durability. The cold hammer-forged, chrome-moly steel barrel with ultra-precise rifling provides exceptional accuracy, longevity and easier cleaning, and some models feature a threaded muzzle to allow for use of standard muzzle accessories.

Ruger Announces the Return of a Pistol Caliber Carbine
Ruger Pistol Caliber Carbine

The accurate sighting system features a barrel-mounted, ghost ring adjustable rear aperture sight and a non-glare, protected blade front sight. The durable, glass-filled nylon synthetic stock features a soft rubber buttpad with spacers to allow the rifle to be adjusted for different sized shooters or varying levels of outerwear.

The PC Carbine ships with the SR-Series magazine well installed and an additional magazine well that accepts newer Glock magazines. A 9mm Ruger American Pistol magazine well is available separately at ShopRuger.com.

For more information on the PC Carbine or to learn more about the extensive line of award-winning Ruger firearms, visit Ruger.com or Facebook.com/Ruger. To find accessories for the PC Carbine and other Ruger firearms, visit ShopRuger.com or your local independent retailer of Ruger firearms.


About Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.Ruger Firearms

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. As a full-line manufacturer of American-made firearms, Ruger offers consumers almost 700 variations of more than 40 product lines. For 70 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Our motto, “Arms Makers for Responsible Citizens®,” echoes our commitment to these principles as we work hard to deliver quality and innovative firearms.

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E.K.H.
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E.K.H.

Duncan Johnson wrote’ “the powerful .40 S&W cartridge….”

This dude is smokin’ Ajax…

Charlie Chann
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Charlie Chann

Not a bad auto handgun cartridge in my book. I think the last police study showed it over 90% fatalities when shot in the torso. I still prefer to use my little wimpy 9mm as it’s worked for me each time needed.

Booger Butt
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Booger Butt

I love my PC9, and would love one in .45acp.
.40? No thanks. I sold all of my .40’s years ago, and apparently with the market flooded with cheap police traded in Glock 22’s, so has everyone else, including the police.

J Spencer
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J Spencer

No booger, not everyone has sold off their .40’s. Just you limp wristed ones.

Jason A Davis
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Jason A Davis

What is the velocity of these calibers compared to out of a pistol? I know some blowback designs can actually slow the bullet down in longer barrels because of the timing when the shell is extracted can release pressure before the bullet leaves the barrel.
I’d like to see some in the big bore cal. 454 up to the 500 mag that would be pretty cool…expensive lol but cool

Ike
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Ike

I’m pretty sure they thought of that why would rugar spend so much time money and effort to creat a carbine that actually slows the bullet down that would be a pretty big flop for the company

Michael
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Michael

Actually, the reason some bullets slow down is just plain ole friction. Most 9mm loads don’t produce enough gas to shove a bullet all the way down a 16″ barrel. So after about the 12″ mark the bullet actually starts to slow down and only makes it out thanks to it’s momentum.

Alex
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Alex

All you guys should get a job at Ruger.

Bob
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Bob

I have wanted a 10mm carbine for more than ten years. I originally wanted to convert an M1 Carbine to 10mm because the pressures were similar buit, no luck. If Ruger were to bring out a carbine in 10mm, I would have to try it.

Carlos Vega
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Carlos Vega

I was thinking the same…. 10mm would be awesome!!!

george j cumber
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george j cumber

When? I have been waiting 10mm

Raif Olson
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Raif Olson

Literally no-one:
Ruger: We are offering this in .40

Dino Nucci
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Dino Nucci

Pictures?! Who is paying you to write articles? You are stealing from them.

Robert Cruz
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Robert Cruz

10mm is the best to go …..
Also use 40 s&w in it…..1 gun two calibers

Chuck Sweeney
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Chuck Sweeney

No one wants .40! 45acp and 10 mm that can fire the.40 would have people snapping them up faster than you can say holy home defense Batman. I know I would pre order a non ar 10 mm rifle that uses Glock mags right now if I could

jimmy howard
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jimmy howard

I like the 40S&W but I woulda preferred .45acp myself. Now if they made it a 10mm that can shoot 40S&W that’d be pretty sweet. I’d defenitly go with 40S&W over 9mm but yea soon as I see a .45acp one that can take cheap mags I’m saving up for CMMG Banshee Pistol with hopes they release one with lil bit longer barrel

Ike
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Ike

They do make a cmmg with a 8″ barrel in 45acp it’s the cmmg guard I like more than the banshee witch only has a 5″ barrel

WorldOnFire
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WorldOnFire

For me I would prefer the rifle be a 45 long colt/acp conversion ability. I think would be cool. Nobody wants a 40. It was a cheap weaker 10mm version. If the 9 mm rifle was for home defense they failed. I’d want a drum clip if I was using it for a home defense choice. Home defense in sticking with my 5.7, staggered metal jacket and ballistic tip combo just in case they have body armor.

Get real
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Get real

You’re an amature living in your mother’s basement at best.
“Clip”? Were you talking about a m1 garand? Or stripper clips? And who in their right mind staggers ammo? Load the MAGAZINE with the best available ammo. You’re either a kid too young to buy a gun or just someone who shouldn’t be allowed to touch a water gun much less a real firearm.

Old Mac
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Old Mac

Thank you !! Other people’s kids

Jack mehoff
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Jack mehoff

This guy obviously smokes meth

Boomer rkt
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Boomer rkt

Ok boomer

Steve
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Steve

Wow that sounds super retarded, I wonder if it’s difficult being that stupid.

Roy D.
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Roy D.

From the people I have encountered over the last fifty years who choose to display their knowledge of firearms it is not difficult at all.

JohnPash
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JohnPash

LOL
“Nobody wants 40” preceded by “I would prefer the rifle be a 45 long colt/acp conversion ability”
“I’d want a drum clip if I was using it for a home defense choice. Home defense in sticking with my 5.7”

– you are a either fourteen year old gamer boy or a man who has never touched a firearm.

James Smith
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James Smith

That 5.7 is something else. I understand what you’re saying brother…

James Smith
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James Smith

Weither folks agree or disagree with you an explanation as to why should be the comment. That’s is the purpose of this forum…education of one another. I’ve noticed lots of folks who will type out rude and ugly comments in places like this, but you rarely seen or hear folks do that face to face in town.

tomcat
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tomcat

Ruger studies the market and determines what they should build based on the results. The 10 mm is very close to the 9mm that they, probably, hesitate in building it. There aren’t many 10mm’s out there so don’t hold your breath waiting for them to build one. You don’t just tool up to build another size out of the clear blue, it takes planning and engineering to develop a gun to run with the Ruger reputation and if the sales aren’t there, no build .

WIP
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WIP

“The 10mm is very close to the 9mm” are you kidding me? Obviously you haven’t seen specs on the round or shot it. It out classes the 40 s&w which can outclass both 9mm and 45 acp in power. It’s true that it is less popular than the other three calibers I listed but not because it’s “close to 9mm”.

Walt
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Walt

He’s not wrong. It’s only one millimeter different. Kind of like .22 and .223 are only 0.003″ off. (/sarc)

I’m your huckelberry
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I’m your huckelberry

Hahaha

Eric Lawrence
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Eric Lawrence

When I saw the headline, I was excited. That faded quickly when I saw that 40sw was the other caliber. I dont recall reading anywhere, groups of people clambering for this round to be offered. For Gods sake, listen to the people. I’ve read plenty of people asking for 10mm or 45acp. Get your heads out of your butts Ruger. You make a fine firearm but your missing the boat here.

Walter Boyd
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Walter Boyd

Yeah, you’re right, only about 1000 police departments use the 40 SW.

Robert C
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Robert C

Your right….10 & 45 acp

Trolol
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Trolol

*you’re

Chris Davis
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Chris Davis

Should’ve been 10mm, not .40 . come Ruger

Howard
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Howard

I miss my 44 magnum carbine wish i never sold it a pc 44 magnum would be great

JohnPash
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JohnPash

pc 50 bmg would be awesomer

Matt
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Matt

I like the 9mm offering, but a .45 that accepts the Glock mags would be really appealing! I am sure Ruger is discussing this option for this highly successful platform. Ruger doesn’t disappoint often that’s for sure.

Steve Ballenger
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Steve Ballenger

Everyone has been screaming for the PC Carbine in 10MM, including me and Ruger gives us 40S&W. Hopefully this is not where they stop. They probably want to target law enforcement who carry the Glock mags with .40 ammo.
Okay, fine but us screaming idiots still want a walk about woods carbine in 10MM – sooner than later and we want the functionality and reliability of a Ruger. So Ruger, one more time, we’ll buy as soon as you make it in TEN MILLIMETER!!!

Steve Ballenger
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Steve Ballenger

YES, a Takedown in Ten Millimeter!!!

JohnPash
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JohnPash

YES, a Takedown in Eleven Millimeter!!!

10 mm all the way
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10 mm all the way

Yes totally agree let’s get a 10 mm PC carbine to hell with the 40 short and weak no one wants that trash.

Bones4442
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Bones4442

Not at all true. There’s a lot of us who have been shooting, collecting and reloading BOTH 10mm and 40 for a long time. They serve different purposes in different firearms. Sure, I’d love to see the 10mm takedown version, but I’d happily use my collection of 22 rd Glock mags in the 40 version.

Michael Williams
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Michael Williams

I like your response because many people just don’t understand why there are different calibers Iam a carrier of the 45 but if I was shooting a squirrel I would rather use a 22 caliber but if I was needing to protect myself from criminals I would surely wish to use a 45 or 10 mm !

Paul Daniels
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Paul Daniels

Theres companies that made 10mm. Theuron Defence. JRC Carbines(I just bought 1) Mech Tech conversions, also.

Chris
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Chris

Thank you. They are available in 10mm. I wasn’t aware the 10mm was so powerful it surpassed real rifle calibers. Why does the idea of a expensive under powered rifle caliber get people so excited. I thought the idea of a pcc was to have a matching handgun. I don’t see the advantage with out it. I’m sure Ruger would make it. But they probably here from 10mm fans all the time with little sales.

Michael
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Michael

Well, most pccs are take downs. If you want to fit a rifle in a backpack your options are pcc or ar pistol. Ar pistol though has legal baggage, and putting together a ar isn’t as fast as a proper takedown like the Ruger.

George Steele
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George Steele

.40 S&W has hundreds of f/s less muzzle velocity out of a carbine barrel than .30 M1 Carbine. Same for 10mm. Everyone disses the M1 carbine as ineffective (it isn’t), and it would shoot flatter than either of these. What is the point?

Bill
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Bill

Velocity must intersect with bullet mass in order to have effective power. Very important detail, that. There is a huge difference between the impact of a, say, 110 grain bullet and a 180 grain bullet traveling at similar velocity, or even if the 180 goes a bit slower.

Comanche
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Comanche

I used some 180gr. 10 mm round that reach 1600 Fps out of a 5 inch barrel, I’m sure would be much more out of a 16 inch barrel, not comparable to a M1 carbine 30 you say! REALLY!!!%

Longhunter1770
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Longhunter1770

10mm please…

Alexander Jacobs
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Alexander Jacobs

I had a Marlin Camp 45 and loved it. Huge increase in muzzle velocity over my pistol. My reloads would consistently average a 250 fps increase over my pistol. 1100 fps with a 230 grain bullet is LOT of energy!

Don Trump
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Don Trump

I’d be more likely to purchase a piece of junk Hi-Point since you can get those in 10MM or 45. What are they thinking?

Dan Burch
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Dan Burch

Don Trump, I have a high point 45 ACP and it to shoots just fine. I’ve shot a thousand rounds through it in, before cleaning it and it has never malfunctioned.

G.r.r.
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G.r.r.

I had a hi point 40, same thing, fired round after round no jamming. Only thing is, its bulky, but still a very good gun for the money

Big Ben
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Big Ben

10mm or 45acp until then, I’m not interested. Come on Ruger, if Hipoint can do it, so can you

Robert C
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Robert C

EXACTLY………10MM BABY

VJ
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VJ

I think the purpose of 9mm carbine is solely for home defender. I have all kind of Rugers rifles , mini 14 ,mini 30 ,bushmaster, scout rifle and PC carbine 9mm . I don’t do hunting with PC while I can use my scout rifle chambered on 308win or for bigger game my bushmaster with Leopoldo scope . My carbine is next to my beretta 9mm and God forbidden will be use for self defense . I also have Marlin 9mm camp 9 rifle which I use it in my vacation cabin for self defense again . Bottom line is… Read more »

Eric Lawrence
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Eric Lawrence

Please speak for yourself, I suppose a 22lr is not for hunting either according to you. You should probably carry a cannon when you hunt but the fact is that while you may feel undergunned with a pistol caliber hunting, those of us who place shots correctly and take ethical shots and dont judge what others hunt with are very happy to take that challenge. If it can take down a 200 lb. man, what makes you think it cant take even large game?

Steve
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Steve

22lr is not for hunting, take a seat please.

Les
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Les

I use 22 LR for all kinds of hunting, Rabbit, squirrel, coon. Take that crap somewhere else. 22lr is not just for plinking, has more stopping power that 25 ACP, which a number of people, for some ungodly reason, carry as a ccw.

Charlie chann
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Charlie chann

If I listed the different types of game I’ve taken with my beloved 22 mag I’d see so many responses about how unethical ive been to shoot fairly large game with it. I can say though as for non game animals in South Georgia swamps where outside of deer season you must use rimfires ive taken massive hogs and 1 shot lots of coyote just as my hunting partners.

mark l Robinson
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mark l Robinson

In a perfect world all ammo would if in same caliber weapon no matter who made it but it’s not close to a perfect world. The glock roger mag fitting each other seems to me like Ruger is trying to convert some Glock owners. Personally I’m a Springfield fan. But if everyone likes the same thing that perfect world would be rather boring.

John
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John

Everyone knows all you have to do is change the bolt face (that is removable) and barrel from 9mm to 40 cal. or 45acp on the PC9..What a disappointment…I guess Ruger wants to sell us another gun…

Cuteandfuzzybunnies
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Cuteandfuzzybunnies

Who has been asking for this in .40 s&w? I’ve not seen any outcry for this. I’ve seen a huge fan base wanting 10mm and some wanting .45.

10mm would be super useful for hog hunting. And 45 would be awesome if internally suppressed like their new 10/22 take down.

James P Moriset
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James P Moriset

Totally agreed! Why the heck are they making this in 40 Smith & Wesson? And you know there’s a half a dozen other calibers that you could chamber this sweet little take down in. 40 Smith & Wesson,? Really? I think 7.62 Tokarev would probably be better.

BenDover
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BenDover

I agree. A .45 variant would sell me on these.

Brett F, WNC
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Brett F, WNC

Amen! I don’t know anyone who is looking for anything new in .40 S&W. Must everyone I know is unloading them cheap. I, personally, have gotten rid of all but one, and only kept that one, because I love the way it shoots. The .40 seems all but dead, though the same could have been said of the 10mm awhile back, and that’s one I never lost the love for. I don’t know what they’d have to do to the mag well to build a 10mm, but I’d buy at least a couple. A modern take on the old .44… Read more »

Eric Lawrence
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Eric Lawrence

100% Thanks!

Richie B
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Richie B

If you do the math, 45ACP is way more available and affordable than 10 mm by far. My Glock 45 has been whining since I bought her. She would like to partner up some day with a rifle!?!

Fred Lead
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Fred Lead

Competition shooters looking for power factor shoot 40S&W. The PCC is marketed as a cheap way to get into competition and using the same ammo for pistol and carbine is even cheaper. I don’t really know of any other segment that is interested in 40S&W, but it does fit the primary focus of the PCC.

Phildilio
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Phildilio

40 Smith & Wesson both in a handgun, and particularly in a rifle length barrel, offer a tremendous amount more power than a 9 mm. Sign me up! This is a great development.

lildick
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lildick

hogs can be effectively dropped with a .22lr… whats the fuss?

Ken Gordon
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Ken Gordon

I have one in 9mm and like it very much. If Ruger makes a version chambered for 10mm I will buy one of those also. I’m not interested in a 40 S&W version, even though I own several handguns chambered for it already

Steven Steenhout, Wasilla Alaska
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Steven Steenhout, Wasilla Alaska

I have spoken to their reps and asjed repeatedly that they come out with a semi-auto 44 mag carbine that looks like the original 44 carbine rifle but uses a factory 4 round detachable rotory magazine. Also offering a extended curved magazine with 10 shot capacity from the factory. They said thats not what the customers/public want. I say BS that’s exactly what I want, and I’m a member of the public. They seem to not want to produce a semi-auto carbine in a decent hunting and self defence round. If they were smart, they would come out with the… Read more »

Glenn Newgaard
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Glenn Newgaard

And yet they go for over $1000.00 used. I would buy one in a heartbeat.

Steven Steenhout, Wasilla Alaska
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Steven Steenhout, Wasilla Alaska

They are excellent carbines, I’ve used mine for years to shoot deer. I started my kids out with a Ruger 10/22 and a Ruger 44 Carbine set each. They are both excellent in my opinion. Ruger needs to do this. I think they would be almost as popular as the 10/22’s. I would get one in each caliber.

Darrol
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Darrol

I have both like you. I inherited the 44 but I haven’t shot it yet. I’ll shoot it soon when my son visits

Steven Steenhout, Wasilla Alaska
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Steven Steenhout, Wasilla Alaska

Way cool! I zeroed mine with 240 grain semi-jacketed hollow point, dead on at 100 yards. I have a Leupold 3×9 on them both. Good shooting.

Russ
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Russ

Hey Steven, funny you should say that, I’m in the process of making extended 10 round magazines for Ruger’s 44 magnum rifles. They’re a blast to shoot but 4 rounds isn’t enough.
With all the modern rimless cartridges for the AR platform, i.e. 458 socom, Ruger probably doesn’t see a place to sell thousands of 44 magnum rifles.

Steven Steenhout, Wasilla Alaska
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Steven Steenhout, Wasilla Alaska

I have a ,458 SOCOM. It’s a awsum round. Hotter than a 45-70. I did see somthing about a 44 mag rimless. That would be very cool as a carbine. I had a 444 marlin, twice the speed of a 44 mag with the same bullet. Wasn’t that impressed with the pistol bullets at rifle speeds. Love the .458, solid rifle round, I think Ruger is missing the opportunity that’s before them. Unfortunate.

Phildilio
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Phildilio

.458 SOCOM is a great rimless round for an AR platform, but you must be looking at the wrong box of rounds when you say it’s hotter than 45-70. 4570 has been chambered in so many rifles for so many years they offer black powder pressure cartridges for shooting in Legacy platforms. Modern platforms, like Marlin lever rifles or Ruger number 1 rifles, are capable of much more chamber pressure and therefore handle much hotter cartridges. 458 Socom is nice, but significantly inferior to 45-70.

Jaso
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Jaso

Why would they make one in .460 and .500
Ruger has their own magnum cartridge, the .480

If their original .44 carbine was that much if a success they would have kept up production.

You’ve got to remember, rimmed revolver cartridges don’t work great in semi automatics.

Steven Steenhout, Wasilla Alaska
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Steven Steenhout, Wasilla Alaska

Popriotary is the mark of death to most calibers. Sami spec 44’s are every where. 480’s are a very recent event in the firearms world. There are very few 480 handguns out there. But what the heck, make a carbine in 480 as well. In my opinion the carbines in the other calibers, would afford a larger section of the existing market to Ruger. Just an opinion. Only a few other company that are making carbines in S&W 460 and S&W 500 and they arn’t seni-auto, some are single shot, and ones a lever, none of them have 10 shot… Read more »

Unknown Unknown
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Unknown Unknown

My buddy has the old 44 mag version and I am forever envious. I know at least a half dozen people that would buy one in a suitable hunting caliber.

Darrell
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Darrell

I used the Deerfield as well. Awesome gun. I agree with a 10 rounder too..44 Magnum is an awesome round. I would live to see a new Ruger .44 semi-auto with detachable mag…aftermarket could provide us a larger clip!

Donald Carlson
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Donald Carlson

I’m with you. I’ve bid on several 44 carbines on gunbroker. I never won any of the auctions because once the bidding went past $750 with no end in sight I lost interest.

R L Diehl
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R L Diehl

Yes, a carbine in .45ACP that accepts 1911 mags would be an excellent companion to arguably the most popular sidearm!

Jettblast
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Jettblast

I agree, coming with a threaded barrel and takes 1911 magazines a carbine in .45 ACP would be exactly what I would want.

Aaron
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Aaron

Want 32acp semi auto carbine
its a quiet round and no semi rifle in 32acp has been made for 100 years

E6H
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E6H

I own quite a few Rugers and most recently bought their SR1911 in 9mm. After a few Wilson Combat add ons, and so far has functioned flawlessly. Usually carry my G19X so going from 19 rounds to 11 was giving me an uneasy feeling. Heaven forbid I ever need it, A zone and pelvic shots should get it done using 124 gr HST +P. Ruger has always made top shelf weapons. RIP Mr. Ruger.

Jay
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Jay

Why will they not make this in 10mm or .357 sig? Everyone I know would buy one then.

Dustin Shadle
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Dustin Shadle

I would! If you can run a 9mm front on a 40 rear, you could have the chamber reamed to 357sig. The bolts the same. I’m not sure about it handling 10mm pressure if reamed out. It would be very suitable to hunt most game with.

Doug George
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Doug George

I’d be interested in 10mm as a hunting rifle. In Texas, most of my shots on deer and hogs are 75-150 yards. I’ve shot 10mm since before there was 40 S&W. I had a 10mm conversion barrel for my LAR Grizzly pistol back in 1985 or so. I currently have 3 handguns chambered in 10mm: Glock 29, Rock Iisland 1911, & Springfield Xdm 5.25. I would love to add a carbine. Ruger: Hint, Hint… Haven’t been able to pull the trigger on Kriss just yet. I have one of the early PC-40 models which my wife has used for deer… Read more »

T
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T

Bill Ruger has been gone a while now and it seems the company listens to customers less and less. It’s clear that since the first .44 , before the Deerfield customers have wanted a heavy hitter of a carbine. Some with a rim like a 44 and more looking for a 10mm or a 45. I worked there for a time in the 90s and I know they are aware so it begs the question, what is taking so long? Are the design issues too expensive for the customers requesting them? How about it Ruger.

E6H
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E6H

Great question and would bet you’ll never get a straight answer if any answer at all. Their SR556 is an outstanding rifle although on the heavy side as ARs go. Love to see em put out an AR platformed carbine in 9mm, 10mm and 44 mag or 500 S&W. 16” barrel. Direct gas would be fine or blowback operated. I’m not big on conversion kits so a true PCC in the chambers I suggested.

Richard Sauer
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Richard Sauer

The people at Ruger need their heads examined. These new rifles only use the SR-Series™ pistol magazine and can use the glock mags. This leaves all of us with P-Series™ pistol magazines out in the cold. I have a P-89 & P-93 with 9 17 round mags and a 32 round mag (That would have fit the older ruger carbine) but are now useless with the newer ones.

Why would they make them to fit glock mags and not their own?

William Charles
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William Charles

Mr. Sauer:

It’s simply as to the “why.” They’re not thinking about you or me, or anyone else who has stood nehind their company for decades. They’re thinking only about them so that’s the andwer to the ” why.”

Terry Britt
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Terry Britt

I own the ruger pc 45 acp and i love it i also plan to get their 6.5 creedmore too.

Todd Carstens
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Todd Carstens

A 40sw carbine will kill a bear or hog with ease. And I killed a dear with a Kahr PM40 before.
10mm will obviously punch the animal harder, but the 40 (especially out of rifle barrel) will do the trick just fine in a self defense encounter. I’d like to see the Carbine in 357sig for actual hunting purposes. The 357sig will hold velocity at distances that 10/40 won’t and even 9mm would struggle. Then my rifle can share ammo with my pistol.

Edmond
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Edmond

Love to see this rifle in a .10mm takedown model for those that live in bear country.

James
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James

I have heard a lot of people are switching to 10mm for bear defense. Have you been seeing a swich too from big revolvers?

CT PC-9 Owner
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CT PC-9 Owner

I was out with my Ruger PC-9 at the range yesterday and it ran very well with no issues at all. I used Winchester 124 grain 9mm NATO that I picked up from Bass Pro and it ran flawlessly. I bought the PC-9 because of its compatibility with my Glock 19, which is my EDC gun and I wanted a grab and go gun that I could break down and that could be stored in a backpack. The PC-9 is that. I run mine with a Vortex SPARC II and it shot average groups of 1inch or less out to… Read more »

RPDuncan
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RPDuncan

Recent testing of the three major police and military calibers by the Federal Bureau of Investigation found that the .45 ACP was no more effective with regard to terminal ballistics than either 9 x 19mm Parabellum or .40 S&W. After two years of testing, one of the final FBI comments was that services that adopt (or stay with .40 S&W or .45 ACP) did so at the risk of increased recoil and a possible reduction in accuracy as 9 x 19mm with premium quality ammunition had nearly exactly the same performance. All of that said, a .45 leaves a .76… Read more »

Mark
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Mark

But according another classy unbiased (wink, wink) research study done by some group up in Boston. If we went to smaller calibers there would less people being killed by guns. If we just all carried 22 long rifle and 9mm less people would die. What people don’t understand (including idiots in these studies) is that the arena of small arms has changed considerably over the last 40 years. The only decent hollow point ammo for 9mm’s was SuperVel back in the 70’s. After the infamous FBI shootout and subsequent studies related to ammo effectiveness, the whole field changed and now… Read more »

Cuteandfuzzybunnies
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Cuteandfuzzybunnies

This was from a handgun only. Ballistics can be very different from a rifle and with Ammo loaded to take advantage of the longer barrel.

Alan Reigle
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Alan Reigle

A camp gun needs some ass…until such time it is chambered in a 10mm, I’ll continue to arm myself in camp with my Glock 20, the irrefutable king of the sasquatch killers !

Mark
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Mark

I agree with you. A 10mm Ruger would be the perfect pistol carbine.

Patriot
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Patriot

How about chambering the PC carbine in 38 Super, 10mm Auto, 45 Win. mag, 475 Wildey and 50 Action. Wow,that would be some rifle!

Bruce A
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Bruce A

I’m looking for the carbine in 10mm, like a lot of other backwoods guys. Make it compatible with the Glock 20 mags.Not only a great personal protection option, but a good hunting option as well. A takedown carbine is a great design in today’s USA for sure!

Montanaman
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Montanaman

Mech Tech makes a 10mm carbine upper that takes a Glock 20 lower that shoots great. I have had one for several years and love it. Mech Tech is in Kalispell, Montana. The upper costs $400-$450 depending on how you set it up.

Faunz
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Faunz

The only problem with the MechTech CCU is that it does not recommend the use of Underwood ammo. If I’m in the woods, I want some Xtreme Penetrators to defend against bears and moose. If I could use hot ammo through a MechTech, I would have bought one a long time ago.

RCM Bob
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RCM Bob

Does this mean an upper with magwell change allow the use of one receiver for 9mm, .40 and .45 when available

Jerry S.
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Jerry S.

Although a lot of you are suggesting .44 mag, maybe you forgot the Deerfield and the problems that eventually doomed it. They are collectors now and bringing huge prices, but a lot of the broke the stocks, cracked the receivers, etc. Maybe
Ruger could do a 10MM to placate us guys, who knows?? Sometimes a tsunami of emails can get the ball rolling.

Michael Baley
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Michael Baley

Love the 9mm; have shot my friend’s; great carbine. However, I’ll not be interested in purchasing myself until Ruger offers one in .38/.357. THAT would be the winner!

Dont wanna scattergun
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Dont wanna scattergun

Sorry for the typo, recently purchased a RPR, not rmr. Gun is junk,(see prior post). Bought a mini-14 a few years ago. Also junk. If you just what to pull the trigger and have it go bang, buy Ruger. If you want to be able to shoot what you aim at, buy something better. I learned. NO MORE JUNK RUGER GARBAGE FOR ME

Lonnie Etie
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Lonnie Etie

Well you must have gotten what they call a lemon. My mini 14 can shoot accurately at 300 yard shootin tanurite in that small container.

E6H
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E6H

Yes Sir, the Mini 14 is a well built carbine but you’d have better accuracy throwing a rock. I’ve owned 2 Mini 30s for decades and not junk. With a readily available supply of ammo, it’s a great SHTF weapon who’s accuracy is great at 100m. Not MOA but acceptable. Better than the 14 plus a bullet over twice the weight. Majority of ComBloc 7.62X39 is steel cored so penetration is never an issue. Took a 300+lb boar last year at 135 yards. One round that went In left shoulder and came out right shoulder. Pig ran 10’ then collapsed.… Read more »

RicksterAR
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RicksterAR

Don’t wanna scattergun , I own 2 mini 14. 1 5.56 1 6.8spc both great shooters 1-2 moa I also have a 10/22 takedown and a pc carbine . they are all fine rifles. Ever consider maybe you need eyeglasses ?

Gary Laffoon
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Gary Laffoon

I have to admit that a PCC in 10mm would be awesome. I would have to have one to go with my 9mm.

Kovlovski
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Kovlovski

I’m in love with Ruger !

Redbirdb
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Redbirdb

Was going to build an AR9 due to the cost of ammo of the .223/.556. Then found the PC Carbine. After shooting it I had to have it. Awesome rifle, easy to clean, carry, a blast to shoot, and I can get the ammo for half the price
Of my AR15. Yes I can and do convert my AR15 to fire .22’s but not the same. I shoot a lot and I highly recommend this rifle.

Michael Bender
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Michael Bender

10mm. Nuff said

Prepperdaddy
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Prepperdaddy

10mm – Ditto!

Vinny
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Vinny

Ruger all the way. I love my Rugers. They never gave a hiccup. They always perform as intended. As far as accuracy, they are some accurate guns, from semi autos to bolt action to auto rifles like the 10 22. It would be nice to see a carbine in 44 mag like the 70s model 5 shot with the wood grain frame. Shot me a bunch of game with that rifle. One accurate auto rifle I must say. I hear 10 mm being requested on this site, but 44 mag will do just the thing if not better. Those of… Read more »

donald cox
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donald cox

I will buy one if they could make it in 357 sig

Frank
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Frank

Very nice but I did notice that a lot of people were asking for
10 mm one and I myself would entertain either a 10 mm or of course the beloved 45 ACP version if there was one

Waterboar
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Waterboar

Wheres the 10mm

Angel Feliciano
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Angel Feliciano

As a Long time Ruger fan that owns many Ruger 10/22, Mini-30, P90, P97, Mk3 Slab Side, American Pistol 45 acp, PC Carbine 9mm and as Soon as I see the PCC40SW I will be getting one and setting it up to take Glock Magazines since I one Several Glock 40sw and normally carry one and having a PCC in 40 that takes Glock mags is a Gift from Heaven, My wife likes shooting the PCC9 and she normally carries a Gen4 G19 and the PCC9 takes the G19 mags without any issues. I put a Holosun HS503GU Red Dot,… Read more »

Paul Hardy
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Paul Hardy

Mini-14 & mini-30 are great AR alternatives in black gun ban states.

Big John
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Big John

Correction I referred to the Glock 20 as 45 cal.
Should have been Glock 21 in 45 acp.
Sorry
BIG JOHN

T. Gatto
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T. Gatto

I have an original model PC Carbine take-down, in stock configuration.
I love it, as is!
I just added a sling, and will probably put a small pistol light on the lower front rail.
The rifle is comfortable, reliable, and shoots very well.
I just don’t see any changes that need to be made, but to each their own.

Someone needs to make a good stock mounted double magazine pouch.
A nice discrete case, with dedicated areas for the front and rear sections broken down, and extra storage, would also be nice.

Good work Ruger!!!

Ty Codar
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Ty Codar

WHY NOT 45ACP? WTFUUUUUUUK

Kenneth Curtis
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Kenneth Curtis

Manufacture one. WTFUUUUUUUK

durabo
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durabo

Roger THAT! I have been asking the same question of Ruger, but they di not answer. Piss-poor customer relations, especially with an enquirer ready to buy the .45ACP.

Michael Strehlow
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Michael Strehlow

Ruger did the RIGHT thing chambering this carbine for .40. Check energy figures and bullet weights: the .40 buries the 9mm and beats anything except the hottest +p .45. I carry both .45 and .40. Both are great and the .40 fits in a 9mm size envelope, and out of a carbine the .40 should match or beat any .357 or 10mm handgun. The 10mm would need a longer, heavier receiver, which begins to defeat the purpose of the rifle. From a light, breakdown carbine, the .40 should be just right. Now I want one.