Slide Fire Announces New SSAR-22 Kit For The Ruger 10/22

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Slide Fire recently announced on their Facebook page that their new SSAR-22 bump fire kit for the popular Ruger 10/22 rifle is now available for pre-order. Available for both left and right-handed shooters, the new SSAR-22 kit includes one of Slide Fire’s SSAR-15 stocks, a 3lb. trigger and a chassis system that Slide Fire claims improves the looks and functionality of the 10/22. The kit is made in the USA out of reinforced high strength polymer and installs without permanently modifying your rifle.

They retail at $449.95 over at SlideFire.com and include a 30 day money back guarantee. In case you’re wondering if it’s legal to use this on your rifle, according to Slide Fire all of their bump fire kits are BATFE approved.

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Ray I.

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  • http://twitter.com/blakedotfr Blake

    Does 22LR have enough recoil to actually make bump fire work? Especially bearing in mind that you’re not supposed to use max-pressure loads in a 10/22 without a stronger recoil spring and heavier bolt (this is why 17HM2 was canned by most mfrs).

    Given the feed problems that happen with 10/22s if you don’t use good ammo, steel-lipped mags, etc. I imagine that this would only add to the complexity of making one run well…

  • gunslinger

    hum… 200 for the 10/22 itself (or more depending) then another 450 for this “kit”

    can we do withough the trigger kit? that should take out what? 150?

    • jamezb

      Only if you can alter your trigger to 3lb or less yourself. The low recoil necessitates a light trigger pull to get the system to run. Good call though, Other aftermarket trigger parts or a gunsmith’s trigger job may well be cheaper than a whole trigger pack.

  • floppyscience

    $449.95? Ah, the wonder of monopolies.

  • JumpIf NotZero

    Hideous! Slidefire is in such immediate need of a good designer!

    • jamezb

      Ha Ha Ha! You are correct, sir!

  • ChuckyTee

    $450.00? Thats 3 times what I paid for my 10/22.

  • brianparker

    Optics only?

  • Smeeso

    Any word if the kit will fit a .920 barel?

    • jamezb

      I wondered that myself. The fore end looks like it should, but the weight/balance of the rifle working against the trigger during recoil may be calculated to run with a factory weight barrel, and a steel bull barrel might upset this balance causing the system to not bump-fire.
      However…
      An aluminum or carbon fiber bull barrel weighing LESS than a factory barrel, or a SBR length barrel might actually improve function!
      BRRRRRAAAAAPPPPPP!!!

  • Brandon

    I’m surprised that .22 has enough recoil to bump fire.
    I always wanted to build a .22 AR-15 with a Slide Fire stock, a 10.5″ barrel with fake suppressor pined, an airsoft grenade launcher and a whole bunch of other cheap tacti-cool crap. I would call it the SOPMOD Block 22!
    I live in Michigan, so it’s the closest I could get to full auto, suppressed SBR goodness. With all the cheap knock off parts and low cost of .22LR, it’d be cheap range toy.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Zius-Patagus/747170900 Zius Patagus

    There is a guy on rimfirecentral in the tactical 10/22 forum who has a slidefire on a S&W 15/22. Videos are posted. Looks fun, but not that fun. He also made one out of a factory wood stock. Waiting to see if that works. IMO that $450 stock is about $350 too much, but there is always some fool with money that will buy one.

  • jamezb

    A plastic trigger group seems a little chintzy considering what they want for this. Is plastic used to alter overall weight or speed lock-time to make the system run reliably? If the only purpose of the replacement trigger group is to lighten the pull, there are cheaper, (and IMO better, ..METAL) options.

    • Komrad

      Ruger stock trigger groups are polymer, and stronger (against impact anyways) than the older aluminum ones.

    • Suburban

      Does it say anywhere that the trigger group is plastic? On the Slide Fire website, the trigger group in the photos of the stock kits appears to be a Volquartsen TG2000. They run about $200, and I don’t believe there’s any plastic in them at all.

  • Komrad

    Akins Accelerator anyone?

    • Cymond

      First, the Akins used a spring to propel the action forward. This requires you to push forward on the handguard. There’s already an “Akins Accelerator 2″ on the market that is legal. http://fostechoutdoors.com/shop/catalog/springless-aa2/springless-aa2-kit-5.html

      Second, Akins made some mistakes when he got ATF clearance. From what I understand, he modified the system a bit after he got the clearance.

      • Komrad

        I know. But I find it surprising that it took this long for Slide Fire to do it for the gun that started it all.

  • Alan

    It’s interesting to note that BATFE approved not only the bumpfire stock, but the configuration featuring both a bumpfire stock and a significantly lightened trigger group.