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Ruger Announces The Ruger Custom Shop & Two New Custom Shop Guns

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Ruger has just announced that they have opened the doors of the Ruger Custom Shop and are offering two new custom firearms. The new models offer shooters high-performance versions of some of Ruger's most popular firearms.

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Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) is excited to announce the Ruger® Custom Shop, which represents the culmination of almost 70 years of innovation, quality and experience gained manufacturing rugged, reliable firearms.

While Ruger products have long been recognized for their quality and innovative features, these latest offerings embody the pinnacle of style, performance and design. Custom Shop products offer a level of refinement and attention to detail that could only be expected from an industry leader like Ruger. Whether you are an advanced shooter or hunter demanding the most from your shooting experience or an avid collector looking for that next special piece, the Ruger Custom Shop is sure to have something of interest.

“Our customers have been craving high-end performance variations of our popular models for a long time,” said Chris Killoy, Ruger President and CEO. “We are thrilled to respond to the call and bring the Ruger Custom Shop to fruition. We are confident that these new products represent the very best in craftsmanship and performance.”

Custom Shop products have been designed by Ruger’s expert team of engineers with input from professionals in the field: competitive shooters, renowned hunters and award-winning writers. This new line of firearms represents the finest example of quality and innovation in Ruger products built to the highest of standards. The Custom Shop will feature exclusive collectible, competition, hunting and personal defense firearms for the most discriminating of shooters.

For more information on the Ruger Custom Shop, visit

10/22 Competition Rifle

Additionally, Ruger announced two new Ruger Custom Shop firearms. The first one is a 10/22 Competition Rifle that features an all-new CNC-machined receiver with an integrated 30 MOA optics rail made from 6061 aluminum. The Ruger Custom Shop then pairs the receiver with a heat treated 4140 heat treated and nitrided CNC-machined bolt, a 16-inch fluted bull barrel, and a textured stock.


The stock incorporates an adjustable cheek rest to give the shooter the most repeatable cheek weld.

10-22-1The Ruger Custom Shop 10/22 Competition Rifle carries an MSRP of $899, a bargain when you compare it to other high end 10/22 builds. Learn more on the Ruger website.

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Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) is proud to introduce the Ruger® Custom Shop 10/22® Competition Rifle.

The 10/22 Competition Rifle features a hard-coat anodized, CNC-machined, heat treated and stress relieved 6061-T6511 aluminum receiver with an integral, optics-ready, 30 MOA picatinny rail. The custom receiver is paired with a 4140, heat treated and nitrided, match CNC-machined bolt to create a tight-fitting, smooth action that will enable the highest level of performance. The receiver incorporates a second bedding lug, ensuring it is securely bedded to the stock. This rifle also features an exclusive second barrel locator to provide a free-floating barrel for superior accuracy. The receiver incorporates a rear cleaning port, providing access to the barrel from the rear of the receiver for ease of cleaning.

The 16-?” bull barrel is fluted to reduce weight and dissipate heat and also is threaded with a ½”-28 pattern to accommodate the included muzzle brake or other barrel accessories. The barrel also features a proprietary, enhanced semi-auto chamber which has proven to increase accuracy and precision while not compromising reliable feeding and extraction.

The receiver is secured in a painted and textured laminated stock that provides a sure-feeling, slip-free grip. The stock also features a fully adjustable cheek rest, which can be repositioned horizontally and vertically to allow the customer to create a custom-adjusted feel that is stable, comfortable and repeatable.

“The 10/22 has been a mainstay in our lineup for over 50 years and has seen countless variations,” said Chris Killoy, Ruger President and CEO. “Our skilled team of engineers took a ground-up approach to further enhancing our proven design and taking the already legendary performance and reliability of the 10/22 to a new level.”

This feature-packed 10/22 comes equipped with: the popular Ruger BX-Trigger™ which provides a smooth take-up and crisp break; an oversized bolt handle for ease of charging; a match bolt release that allows the bolt to be released forward with a quick pull and release to the rear; and an extended, ambidextrous magazine release.

This rifle ships in a hard case, and includes a detachable 10-round rotary magazine, RugerCustom Shop Certificate of Authenticity, challenge coin, cleaning cloth and decal.

For more information on the Ruger Custom Shop 10/22, visit To find accessories for the 10/22 and other Ruger firearms, visit or your local independent retailer of Ruger firearms.

Ruger SR1911 Competition

The second firearm that the Ruger Custom Shop has announced is the SR1911 Competition. With the help of Doug Koeing, the Custom Shop designed the full-sized 9mm 1911 for competitive shooting disciplines like IDPA, IPSC, USPSA, Bianchi Cup, Pro-Am Shooting, and Steel Challange.

Ruger Custom Shop SR1911 Comp

Ruger's gunsmiths hand fit the slide to the steel frame for a tight and smooth fitment sure to make 1911 nerds happy. Other nice features like an undercut trigger guard, TechWell magwell, and fiber optic sights keep the pistol true to its competition heritage.



To top it all off, Ruger's gunsmiths use a Koenig Shooting Sports low mass hammer and competition sear, a flat-faced trigger shoe, a Cylinder and Slide disconnector, and a hand-tuned sear spring for an optimal trigger feel.


The Ruger Custom Shop SR1911 Competition carries an MSRP of $2499 and is available now. Learn more on the Ruger website.

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Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is pleased to announce its very first offering from the Ruger® Custom Shop – the SR1911® Competition Pistol.

Over the past year, the Ruger Custom Shop has worked closely with professional shooting team captain and world champion competitive shooter, Doug Koenig, to develop the first Custom Shop SR1911. This full-sized 9mm pistol is the ideal SR1911 for competitive shooting in IDPA, IPSC, USPSA, Bianchi Cup, Pro Am Shooting and Steel Challenge disciplines.

“I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with Ruger's first-class engineers to develop this pistol,” said Doug Koenig, Team Ruger Captain. “New and accomplished competition shooters alike will find this to be one of the finest, feature-rich 1911 pistols available. This firearm was designed and built to win.”

This SR1911 leaves nothing to chance, featuring the precision-machined Koenig Shooting Sports low-mass hammer and competition sear. When combined with the custom flat-faced trigger shoe, precision-machined disconnector and hand-tuned sear spring, you can expect a match-grade, crisp and clean break with every trigger pull. The hand-fitted slide and frame provide a remarkably tight, yet smooth, action. The competition barrel features a polished feed ramp, fitted barrel lug, target crown and unique 1:16″ slow twist to increase accuracy with lighter weight match bullets.

The Custom Shop SR1911 sports a black nitrided stainless steel frame trimmed with a 25 lines-per-inch checkered front strap and matching checkered mainspring housing. The addition of Hogue® G10 Piranha grip panels provides for a superior grip, while the trigger guard is undercut and blended for a comfortable high hold designed to reduce muzzle flip. The stainless steel slide has an anti-glare, black nitrided top with precision-ground slide serrations, revealing an attractive, two-tone finish.

Finishing touches include a machined aluminum TechWell magazine well for lightning fast reloads, ambidextrous safety, a fiber optic front sight, adjustable serrated rear target sight, beavertail grip safety, extended magazine release, forged slide stop and integral plunger tube, along with intricate cosmetic details to give the shooter maximum performance, comfort and styling.

This pistol ships in a waterproof, fitted hard case and includes two, 10-round competition magazines, a Ruger Custom Shop Certificate of Authenticity, challenge coin, cleaning cloth, gun peg and decal.

The Ruger Custom Shop's uncompromising attention to fine details ensures a world-class level of performance suitable for the most demanding competitors and shooters.

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  • Old Sailor says:

    I would like to be able to order a S.S. Ruger Blackhawk in .480 Ruger similar to the .44 mag Hunter version. Unless Ruger is going to bring out a .480 Hunter!!

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  • I would like to be able to order a S.S. Ruger Blackhawk in .480 Ruger similar to the .44 mag Hunter version. Unless Ruger is going to bring out a .480 Hunter!!

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