With ease of maintenance in mind, Ruger has introduced its all new Ruger SR-556 Takedown autoloading rifle, an innovative twist on an already innovative rifle.
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Like the popular Ruger 10/22 Takedown, the SR-556 Takedown was designed with ease of use in mind. The barrel is removed from the upper receiver by simply moving the slider bar towards the breech, rotating the barrel and pulling it free – no tools required.
Installation is simpler yet – just slide the barrel into the upper and twist until it locks. The takedown mechanism provides a repeatable point of impact and employs a patent-pending, chrome-plated, two-stage piston driven operating system for a cleaner, cooler running, reliable firearm that is truly state-of-the-art.
The removable 16.1″, chrome-lined, cold hammer-forged Mil-Spec 41V45 chrome-moly-vanadium steel barrel is chambered in 5.56 NATO. The headspace is set at the factory so no adjustment is necessary.
The barrel assembly includes an elevation and windage adjustable flip-up front sight so that the zero stays with the barrel. The SR-556 Takedown also sports the shorter Ruger flash hider on the ½”-28 threaded muzzle.
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Source:: Tactical Life