In America, Ruger Flag Owns You!

 

My Google-Fu fails me. Which came first: Ruger’s logo or Pontiac’s Screaming Chicken? As TTAG’s TTAC refugees know, Pontiac has gone to the multi-billion dollar union-bolstering bailout boneyard in the sky, taking its poultry hood tat with it. While it’s wonderful to see the mythic жар-пти́ца return to the automotive world, I’m not sure I’d pay $21.98 to look like a dime store diplomat—assuming that you’d get one Ruger flag for each side of your front fender. Freebird! Although you gotta give Ruger props for including a 17.5″ stiff pole.

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  1. avatar Nick Leghorn says:

    Goddamn NFA keeping me from buying a 14″ pole…

    1. Thanks for that. *cleaning coffee off of screen*

    2. avatar Eric says:

      Made my day Nick!

    3. avatar NR says:

      Oh, man. I’m still laughing.

  2. avatar Ryan Finn says:

    I feel like I get an email every day from Ruger trying to sell me this stuff. I want guns, Ruger, not branding irons and little flags.

  3. avatar ready,fire,aim says:

    nothing like telling the world/popo you have a gun……i would not buy this at all sorry

  4. avatar irock350 says:

    The Ruger War eagle is about 20 years older than the Pontiac Fire Chicken BTW. Ruger’s appeared in ’51, the Fire Chicken in ’70. I miss my F-body :'( One day….one day…. But back to the Ruger flag…..I am constantly amazed at what marketing departments will convince corporations to slap their logo’s on.

  5. avatar Tom says:

    I want to fly this flag over my house and salute it!

  6. avatar JohnnyB says:

    I don’t mind a bit. Great company!

    “Some people insist that ‘mediocre’ is better than ‘best.’ They delight in clipping wings because they themselves can’t fly. They despise brains because they have none.”
    ― Robert A. Heinlein, Have Space Suit—Will Travel

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