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NRA Gun of the Week: Ruger Custom Shop 10/22 Competition Rifle

For more than 50 years, Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. has offered a semi-automatic rifle platform that has provided a tool for training, small-game hunting and competition, as well as yielded a foundation for the hobbyist gunsmith. It wasn’t until 2018 that the ubiquitous Ruger 10/22 took shape as a customized offering straight from the factory, all thanks to the implementation of Ruger’s Custom Shop. The first among several models out of the Ruger Custom Shop, this Ruger 10/22 Competition rifle is built around a heat-treated and stress-relieved 6061-T6511 aluminum receiver, with integral Picatinny rail providing 30 m.o.a. of built-in elevation adjustment. A proprietary .22 Long Rifle chamber is included for increased accuracy and reliability to withstand the rigors of competition shooting in less-than-ideal environments. To learn more about this exciting new 10/22 Competition rifle, watch this NRA Gun of the Week video hosted by American Rifleman's Kelly Young.

Specifications:
Manufacturer: Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.
Model: Ruger Custom Shop 10/22 Competition Rifle
Action Type: blowback-operated, semi-automatic rimfire rifle
Chambering: .22 Long Rifle
Receiver: 6061-T6511 aluminum alloy; hard-coat anodized matte finish
Barrel: 16.12”; cold-hammer-forged, threaded 1/2x28
Sights: none; integral 30-m.o.a. Picatinny rail
Trigger: 3-lb., 12-oz. pull
Magazine: 10-round detachable box
Stock: wood laminate; textured paint finish
Weight: 6 lbs.
MSRP: $899

Additional Reading:
Ruger Announces Second Custom Shop 10/22 Competition Rifle
What You Should Know About .22 Rimfire
Ruger Introduces Custom Shop 10/22 Competition Rifle
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