Ruger Precision Rimfire Rifle gets new magnum models

12/21/18 10:00 AM | by

The Ruger Precision Rifle now comes chambered in .17 HMR and .22 WMR. (Photo: Ruger)

Ruger announced its Ruger Precision Rimfire Rifle is going magnum, earning new magnum variants in .17 HMR and .22 WMR.

The Ruger Precision Rimfire Rifle, originally chambered in .22 LR, delivers the same ergonomics and trigger but elevates its performance with the faster, flatter magnum bullets. Offering a one-piece chassis, the rifle ships with a Quick-Fit Precision Rimfire stock that adjusts for length of pull and comb height. The adjustments fit a range of shooters and offer options when wearing outerwear or shooting in various positions.

The rifle features an M-LOK handguard and Ruger Marksmanship Trigger. (Photo: Ruger)

Boasting an 18-inch cold hammer-forged barrel, the rifle is delivers a 1/2-28 thread pattern to accommodate muzzle devices. The barrel is encased in a 15-inch free-float Magpul M-LOK handguard ready to accept additional shooting accessories. The Ruger Precision Rimfire Rifle rounds out its design with the Ruger Marksman Adjustable Trigger which can be externally modified from 2.5 to 5-pounds.

In addition to the magnum Ruger Precision Rimfire Rifles, the company also announced a new 15-round BX-15 Magnum Magazine. Working alongside the Ruger Precision Rimfire Rifle, the magazine also feature compatibility with Ruger 77/17, Ruger 77/22 and Ruger American Rimfire rifles chambered in .17 HMR and .22 WMR.

The Ruger Precision Rimfire Rifle is available now with an MSRP of $529 while the BX-15 Mag is priced at $30.

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