I found my model 1283 on the Ruger sight and bought it just minutes before the CT school shooting. Could it be that it's too assaultish looking for the younger gender in some folks eyes?
Were that the case, all the SR-556 models and Mini-14 models would have been removed as well. Gun manufacturers aren't the ones that want to take their products out of the market nor try and hide them. They want to sell their products not hide them away just to be politically correct.You are probably correct. Just with the black gun hate going on just made me wonder.
Correct my 1283 is 16 inch. Also think the 1284 has sights if I'm not mistaken. I'm ready to shoot mine it's ashame I've not even fired it yet.Just picked up a model 1284. Judging from your picture, it looks like the only difference between the 1283 and the 1284 is the barrel leanth. 1284 has the 18.5 inch barrel.