Originally Posted by dre23
When it comes to manufacturing any product it is a bit of a crap shoot. Make to many up front and then doesn't and sits on the shelfs per se, or not enough and then you can;t seem to make them fast enough go figure.
I think before Ruger brings a gun to market they anticipate the demand and have a pretty large number on hand. With a really popular gun such as the 10-22 takedown or the SR1911, the demand was so high they fell behind.