Posted July 21, 2015 1:00 pm by Comments

By Dave Bahde

Ruger Precision Rifle 6.5 Creedmoor

Ruger has been known for many things, including reliability, ruggedness, simplicity and affordability. The company’s move into the black rifle world with the SR-556 met those requirements, with the AR0556 bringing that reputation to the masses in an affordable package suitable for just about any use. So when I was invited to a media event where the company’s new Precision Rifle would be introduced, I was excited.

While many Ruger rifles are plenty accurate, they have never really embraced the precision market. Any trepidation was immediately dispelled once I handled the new Ruger Precision Rifle. I spent three days shooting it out to 1,200 yards, and I am absolutely impressed.

Ruger started with the Ruger American bolt action and built everything else around it. The Precision Rifle uses the proven SR-25 and AICS magazines. Either will work—same mag well, same magazine release. The rifle is also compatible with AR accessories, like stocks and grips. Ruger supplies a folding stock that is excellent, with no tools required for adjustments.

My test rifle came with a 24-inch, cold-hammer-forged barrel in 6.5 Creedmoor, with other chamberings available. Most AR-style handguards can be easily attached without …read more

Source:: Tactical Life

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