If anything, the American pistol has died. Nobody around here cares about it, the only time you ever see them under the glass is in election season when shops will order anything they can get their hands on.
I own one and I have owned it since BEFORE it was announced by Ruger, in fact, I had a fellow member here post pictures of it and we had to remove the post per requests from Ruger…they actually emailed the member and asked him to take down the pictures…
I have heard that the factory never issued any more of these but i cannot prove that and haven’t given it much thought until a few weeks ago I was at the dealer i purchased it from and he told me that I should be thankful he sold me such a unique gun….
However, it is still on the Ruger website so I believe it is not such a unique gun and eventually will be available, Ruger is just manufacturing their other better selling models and will continue to do so until they catch up with orders in about two years!!