Guns Ruger 22/45 Lite Rimfire Pistol Recoil Staff June 25, 2012 2 Comments, Join the Conversation Ruger has introduced a new edition to the legendary 22/45 line of pistols with the new 22/45 Lite Pistol. The Ruger 22/45 Lite pistol has a new aluminum upper receiver, chambered in the popular .22LR. The Ruger 22/45 is accurate and reliable, making it the ideal lightweight rimfire pistol. The Ruger 22/45 Lite upper receiver is made of aircraft-grade aluminum and features serrated cuts, giving the pistol a dramatic look and making it extremely lightweight at only 22.8 ounces. The 4.4-inch stainless steel barrel sleeve is held in place by a tension nut to ensure accuracy and features a factory 1/2-28 thread to accept popular muzzle accessories. The receiver is finished in a striking gold anodize and is drilled and tapped for Weaver-style scope base adapters (included free of charge) for easy mounting of optics. The comfortable, precision-molded Zytel polymer grip frame features replaceable Hogue black rubber grip panels that can be swapped out to customize the look of your Ruger 22/45 Lite pistol. The Ruger 22/45 Lite is the perfect outdoor companion and can be used for target shooting, plinking, small game hunting, or competitive shooting. Get more information on the Ruger 22/45 Lite HERE. Specifications Caliber: .22 LR Capacity: 10 Barrel: Threaded Material: Aluminum Front Sight: Fixed Rear Sight: Adjustable Grips: Replaceable Panels Grip Frame: Zytel® Polymer Twist: 1:16″ RH Grooves: 6 www.ruger.com Explore RECOILweb:Sage Dynamics Night Vision FundamentalsAmmunition Watch I: 3 New Rounds for your ReviewThe Rifle in Dallas - Initial Reports Are Always WrongToday's Line of Fire Radio: Federal Firearms Laws NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.