The Ruger 10/22 is a Rim fire semi-automatic rifle that originated from the United States. It’s clearly one of the most sold rifles since the time of its creation. The rifle was designed in 1964 by an American Inventor and industrialist William B. Rugger in. It is produced by the firearm manufacturing company Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc founded by Alexander McCormick Sturm and William B.Ruger.
The Ruger 10/22 is built with a feed system or removable 10-round rotary magazine consisting of a star-shaped rotor to actuate the torsional spring. According to the manufacturer’s specifications, the standard 10/22 carbine weighs 2.3kg with a barrel length of 470mm. However, the rifle comes in a variety of configurations and models.
The carbine exists in 3 models: The 10/22 Carbine, the 10/22 Takedown, and the 10/22 Target.
The 10/22 Carbine is an 18.5” barrel stainless steel receiver fitted with laserMax while the takedown model is brushed with an aluminum receiver and threaded with a 16.12” target barrel. On the other hand, the 10/22 Target is a target shooting model loved by most people in the shooting sport.
Why is the Ruger 10/22 so popular?
Lots of people in the shooting industry like small game hunters are very passionate about this rifle because of its cheap ammunition and easy to use characteristics. In line with the above, the rifle is easy to customize in terms of performance, magazine capacity, and the general look. In addition to being designed as a quality adult gun, it is built to a high specification but at a low cost
Ruger 10/22 Accessories
With the hundreds of customization options to suit accuracy, special purpose, or reliability of adult shooters, the Ruger 10/22 conversion kit is meant to give the 10/22 a mounting flexibility of an advanced tactical rifle.
The Best Ruger Conversion Kits
#1 The Monstrum Tactical Ruger 10/22 picatinny Rail Mount for scopes and optics
This conversion kit allows the mounting of weaver standard scopes, magnifiers, or any other form of optics. The rail is configured using set screws into the Rug 10/22 factory mounting holes. Even if you don’t have screw holes on your gun, all you have to do is to get a 6-40 tap for instance and have your holes drilled. But most of the Ruger 10/22 ship with screws and holes already mounted on the rifle.
The advantage of the ruger 10/22 picatinny rail mount for scopes and optics is that the rail lines are more than sturdy. When turned on, for example using a finger, the front sight sits low at the rail center without any damage or stripping. More to that, the kit comes with six screws although only four are required. In reference to the weaver style upgrade, this conversion kit is installed with blocks and rings to be used for any optical range including high magnification and the red dot close range target of acquisition.
#2. The Ruger 1022 Exotic weapons system
This conversion kit converts the Ruger 1022 into a selective – fire weapon that can fire over thousand rounds per minute. The kit comes with an instruction book designed by J.M Ramos, the world’s best weapon designer and author, which will help you learn the things you should do or never do to your Ruger 10/22 rifle.
#3. The Ruger 10/22 Magazines
The Ruger 10/22 magazine 22LR delivers optimal performance to your 10/22 with short action and long action rifles. The kit is a hard polymer bodied, stainless steel tampered with steel springs to ensure reliability and extra long service. Big time hunters like you will find this high capacity magazine conversion kit a nice feature most especially when planning your hunting escapades.
#4. The Hex Head Take Down Action Screw Ruger 10/2222LR conversion kit
This conversion kit is built with the shooter’s design in mind to transform the Ruger 10/22 with precise and repeatable settings. It includes everything to transform your rifle including the torque wrench, single screw and can work perfectly well with the magpulx22 stock. The kit is lightweight and made of carbon fiber polymer that weighs about 0.3 ounces. It is easy to install while following the information sheet.
Wrapping it up
The Ruger conversion kit series market is wide, suggesting that its future is only limited by human imagination. Just focus on what the Ruger 10/22 rifle is intended for while choosing a Ruger conversion kit.