by NRA Staff - Monday, December 9, 2013
In 2011, Ruger halted production of the highly popular Red Label shotgun. Recently, the company announced a redesigned Red Label featuring refined inner workings, a new center of gravity and reduced recoil.
The new 12-gauge Red Label has a redistributed center of gravity for improved instinctual swing and pointing. It also features 2-inch extended forcing cones, maximum back-bored barrels and a soft Pachmayr buttpad to reduce recoil.
The Red Label comes with an American Walnut stock with a 1.5-inch drop at comb and a 2.5-inch drop at heel. Red Label shotguns are available with 26-, 28- or 30-inch barrels and each model features a 14.5-inch length of pull.
To learn more about the Ruger Red Label check out the video below, hosted by American Rifleman Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe.
Caliber: 12 Gauge
Barrel: 26", 28", 30"
Overall Length: 43", 45", 47"
Sights: Brass Bead Front
Weight: 7.5 lbs. to 7.9 lbs.
Length of Pull: 14."
Stock: American Walnut
For Further Reading:
• It's Back! Ruger Releases New Red Label
• Gotta Have It: Return of the Red Label
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