New Series of Stainless Ruger American Rimfire Rifles Debuted

Featuring black laminate stocks and a matte stainless finish, four new Ruger American Rimfire target rifles in popular calibers have joined the company’s stable.

The quartet includes a .22LR model with a thumbhole stock and variants with an Alexander Henry forend available in .22LR, .22 Mag and .17 HMR. All have an 18-inch satin, 416 stainless steel barrel with a matching bolt and receiver. Using an integral bedding block, the threaded barrels are free-floating and have an 11-degree target crown.

Also standard across the models are a Ruger Marksman trigger that is user adjustable 3-5 pounds. Overall length is 37-inches with a listed weight of 6.7-pounds. All feature a factory-installed one-piece aluminum scope rail.

The thumbhole-stock Ruger American Rimfire Target has 1/4- and 1/2-inch length of pull spacers installed. (Photos: Ruger)

Stainless Ruger American Rimfire Rifle

The models with the Alexander Henry forend helps to stabilize the rifle when shooting from sticks. Available in .22LR, .22WMR and .17HMR, they have a metal trigger guard, rubber buttpad and front and rear swivel studs.

All have a threaded (1/2x28TPI) 0.860-inch bull barrel with a factory-installed knurled thread protector as well as a 60-degree bolt for extra clearance for optics and a receiver-mounted bolt release.

Stainless Ruger American Rimfire Rifle

The guns accept Ruger’s BX series of detachable rotary magazines with a 10-round capacity on .22LR and 9-rounds on .22WMR and .17HMR. MSRP is listed as $579 for the thumbhole stock version while those with the Alexander Henry forend run $529.

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