Ruger Adds Hardwood Stock to Options on American Rimfire Rifle

Nathan S
by Nathan S

Now this is a move I’ll admit I did not see coming, but am very much a fan of. Ruger has released a hardwood stock variant of their 10/22 and American Rifle hybrid American Rimfire. The new version comes complete with all the normal American Rifle goodies including adjustable trigger, free-floated barrel, etc.

Now, the checkering is not to my taste, but the small added cost (retail for $449) adds significant value in my mind, as I still like my hunting rifles to be a solid wood stock. This falls Aurelius into competition with my Henry rifle for squirrel hunting.

The new variant is available now (I checked with distribution, its already in-stock for your local gun shop to order).

Full Specifications Below:

Material:Alloy SteelFinish:Satin Blued
Barrel Length:22″Overall Length:41″
Front Sight:Fiber OpticRear Sight:Adjustable
Weight:6.1 lbs.Length of Pull:13.75″
Twist:1:16″ RHGrooves:6
Suggested Retail:$449.00
Features:Attractive wood stock features front and rear sling swivel studs, checkering on the grip and forend, and a rubber buttpad to make for a comfortable length of pull.Features the detachable, flush-mounted 10/22® BX-1 10-round rotary magazine. Accepts all 10/22® magazines, including the BX-25® and BX-25®x2.Easy-to-use 10/22®-style extended magazine release provides smooth, no-fuss magazine removal.Patent-pending Power Bedding® integral bedding block system positively locates the receiver and free-floats the barrel for outstanding accuracy.Ruger Marksman Adjustable™ trigger offers a crisp release with a pull weight that is user adjustable between 3 and 5 pounds.Features a visible, accessible and easy-to-actuate tang safety.Satin blued, target-crowned, hammer-forged barrel results in ultra-precise rifling that provides exceptional accuracy, longevity and easy cleaning.A 3/8″ rimfire scope base is machined into the receiver, which is also drilled and tapped for Weaver® #12 bases (not included).A 60˚ bolt provides ample scope clearance, while an easy-to-use, receiver-mounted bolt release allows the bolt to be readily removed without requiring a pull of the trigger, a unique safety feature among rimfire, bolt-action rifles.Also Includes: Williams™ fiber optic front sight and 10/22®-style adjustable, “V” slot, folding-leaf rear sight; sling swivel studs.
Nathan S
Nathan S

One of TFB's resident Jarheads, Nathan now works within the firearms industry. A consecutive Marine rifle and pistol expert, he enjoys local 3-gun, NFA, gunsmithing, MSR's, & high-speed gear. Nathan has traveled to over 30 countries working with US DoD & foreign MoDs.The above post is my opinion and does not reflect the views of any company or organization.

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