Nashville, TN -(Ammoland.com)- Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is proud to introduce the Ruger 10/22 Takedown Lite.
This newest introduction combines the popular attributes of the 10/22 Takedown line with a new, lighter weight barrel and the Ruger Modular Stock System. This new barrel configuration consists of a cold hammer-forged alloy steel barrel mated with a 6061-T6 aluminum alloy sleeve. The barrel nut is torqued to precise factory specifications to optimize performance.
Taking a page from the Ruger 22/45 Lite, the 10/22 Takedown Lite’s aluminum alloy barrel sleeve is ventilated, resulting in the lightest weight 10/22 target barrel yet from Ruger. The barrel and sleeve are torqued to an optimum setting to provide outstanding accuracy both at ambient temperatures and when heated by long strings of fire or by employing a sound suppressor. The aluminum sleeve is manufactured with an array of small diameter, circular ventilations that not only provide a striking look but also aid in heat dissipation during extended use.
The 10/22 Takedown Lite weighs 4.7 pounds and is 34.50″ long when assembled; each subassembly is less than 20.25″ long. Disassembly is a simple matter of …Read the Rest