Posted August 31, 2017 9:00 am by Comments

By Jacki Billings

The Ruger American Rifle Ranch now boasts chamberings in 7.62x39mm. (Photo: Ruger)
Ruger enthusiastically dropped a new variation on its American Rifle Ranch series, introducing Ruger fans to the 7.62×39 chambered model.
An extension of the American Rifle Ranch series the new model is fed by Mini Thirty metal box magazines. Coming at the behest of consumers who wanted the bolt-action experience paired with the popular 7.62 round, Ruger says the Ranch model is compact, accurate and adaptable.
“Rifles chambered in the popular 7.62×39 cartridge have been a frequent request from our customers and we are proud to bring this exciting new bolt-action configuration to market,” Ruger President and CEO Chris Killoy said in a press release. “Pairing this cartridge with the Ruger American Rifle Ranch model and employing the Mini Thirty magazine expands the utility and capability of this compact rifle.”
The 16.10-inch medium-contour, cold hammer-forged barrel boasts a 5/8 x 24-inch threaded muzzle, allowing the rifle to work alongside any .30 caliber muzzle device. The Ranch, like all Ruger American Rifles, offers the Ruger Marksman Adjustable Trigger as well as Ruger’s patented Power Bedding system that allows for consistent and accurate performance on the range or in the field.
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