Ruger launches Ruger Precision Rifle models chambered in magnum calibers
By Jacki Billings
The Ruger Precision Rifle now comes in magnum calibers. (Photo: Ruger)
Ruger expands its Ruger Precision Rifle series adding new models chambered in .338 Lapua and .300 Winchester Magnum.
The magnum caliber models boast a heavy contour barrel in addition to the Ruger Precision Rifle Magnum Muzzle Brake featuring a tunable compensator. The compensator reduces recoil as well as muzzle jump, according to Ruger.
Ruger’s barrels are free-floated and cold hammer-forged from 4140 chrome-moly steel with 5R rifling. The .338 Lapua offers a 1:9:375-inch twist rate while the .300 Win Mag delivers a 1:9-inch twist. Both models ship with two, 5-round AI-Style magazines.
The rifles feature a free-float M-LOK handguard among other accessories. (Photo: Ruger)
The newer models are also equipped with a hard-coat anodized 18-inch free-float handguard with Magpul M-LOK accessory attachment slots. The Ruger Precision Rifles sport an AR-style left-folding stock with an adjustable comb height as well as adjustable length of pull. The rifle are topped off with a 30 MOA Picatinny rail and Ruger Marksman Adjustable trigger with user adjustable pull weight between 2.25 and 5-pounds.
“The value of the Ruger Precision Rifle is unmatched. With top-tier accuracy, adjustable ergonomics and the rugged reliability for which Ruger is renowned, these new chambering