Ruger Adds New Custom Shop 10/22 Competition Rifle Model
By Chris Eger
If you are a fan of really accurate 22LR semi-autos with a laminated stock and stainless bull barrel, Ruger has you covered (Photos: Ruger)
Featuring a natural brown laminate stock and stainless steel barrel, the latest model to Ruger’s Custom Shop is a competition 10/22.
The new .22LR rifle is feature-rich from its custom dual-bedded 6061-T6511 aluminum receiver with a machined match bolt dual to a fluted 16.10-inch stainless steel bull barrel. The rifle is both optics-ready, with a 30 MOA Picatinny rail, and suppressor-ready, with a 1/2x28TPI threaded barrel. Ruger’s BX-Trigger, a fully-adjustable cheek rest on the stock and an oversized bolt handle with match release are also standard.
When it comes to specs, the overall length of the Custom Shop 10/22 Competition is 36-inches with a 13.5-inch length of pull on the stock while the gun still weighs in at 6-pounds flat. The receiver is a hard-coat anodized black with black Cerakote accents are on the barrel.
The rimfire rifle has a number of accurizing measures added to the mix including a free-floating barrel and an enhanced semi-auto chamber which Ruger says has been proven to increase accuracy without getting in the way of reliability.
The rifle ships with a hard case and