Ruger Announces “Ruger American Pistol”

18 Days before Shot Show Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc announces the all new polymer striker fire “Ruger American Pistol”. According to the Ruger website it currently comes in a 9mm and .45 ACP configurations.

The current spec run downs are as follows:

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  • Trigger features a short takeup with positive reset.
  • Recoil-reducing barrel cam, low mass slide, low center of gravity and low bore axis.
  • Performance tested for sustained +P ammunition use.
  • Genuine Novak® LoMount Carry 3-dot sights.
  • Modular wrap-around grip system for adjusting palm swell and trigger reach.
  • Safe, easy takedown with no tools or trigger pull required.
  • Ambidextrous slide stop and magazine release allow actuation with either hand.
  • Safety features include internal, automatic sear block system, integrated trigger safety and no trigger pull required for takedown.
  • Also includes – Two nickel-teflon® plated steel magazines; small (9mm models only), medium and large grip modules; hard plastic case.

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I’m sure more details will emerge at Shot Show when the media finally gets a chance to get their hands on it. But for now you will have to go to the site to droll over the pictures and specs.

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