Ruger kicks off summer with four new products
By Jacki Billings
Ruger introduces new rifle and handgun models, including the 10/22 Target Lite with red and black stock. (Photo: Ruger)
Firearms maker Ruger announced four new products will appear on its rifle and handgun lineup, releasing new models of the SR1911, Security-9, 10/22 Target Lite and Ruger 77/17.
The latest model in the 10/22 Target Lite series offers a red and black laminate stock and BX-Trigger. The BX-Trigger offers a light and crisp trigger pull measuring 2.5-3 pounds. The rifle delivers a cold hammer forged barrel tensioned in an aluminum alloy sleeve nestled in the laminate thumbhole stock. Ruger said the new 10/22 Target Lite model was created to appeal to shooters “looking for performance, reliability and style.” The 10/22 Target Lite is priced at $649.
The Ruger 77/17 is chambered in .17 WSM and offers a greenish colored stock. (Photo: Ruger)
The Ruger 77/17 sees a .17 WSM version of the Ruger 77 bolt action series. The Ruger 77/17 features a stainless steel barrel measuring 18.50-inches mounted in a Green Mountain laminate stock. Ruger says the new 77/17 delivers flat shooting that is accurate in addition to delivering an improved trigger pull over its predecessors. The Ruger 77/17 delivers. a price tag of $1,069.