Ruger Custom Shop Precision Rifle Launches in 6.5 Creedmoor By: Tactical Life

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Ruger just announced an update to its Custom Shop offering of rifles. The Ruger Custom Shop Precision Rifle now comes in 6.5 Creedmoor, bringing yet another high-end, competition-ready bolt gun to shooters.

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Ruger Custom Shop Precision Rifle Update

This comes via a collaboration with world champion shooter and Team Ruger Captain Doug Koenig. It includes a TriggerTech Trigger incorporating Frictionless Release Technology. The system provides a crisp break, minimized overtravel and a short reset, according to Ruger. A unique barrier stop resides along the front of the magazine well. It should provide ample purchase when driving the gun into a barrier during competitions. Inside, the rifle updates with improved firing pin tip geometry, enhancing functional across a wide variety of primers, according to Ruger.

The rifle sports a custom, heavy-contour (.850″ at muzzle), accurate free-floated barrel. The cold hammer-forged barrel comes from chrome-moly stainless steel, cut with 5R rifling. Ruger air gauges for minimum bore and groove dimensions. Meanwhile, a centralized chamber delivers accuracy and longevity, according to Ruger. The barrel comes with a 1:7.5″ twist, 5/8″-24 threaded muzzle and APA Muzzle Brake.

The Ruger Precision Rifle provides a wonderful base model to build for long-range competition.
The Ruger Custom Shop Precision Rifle now comes chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor.

The rifle utilizes M-LOK slots on the handguard for accessory attachment. It also features a flat bottom for stability in shooting. An AR-style grip and buttstock add to the modularity of the design. Select parts feature a Cerakote finish, while the gun comes with two Magpul PMAG magazines.

The Custom Shop Precision rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor retails for $2,499. For even more info, please visit ruger.com.

The following report originally ran Jan. 30, 2021:

There has never, in the history of shooting, been a better time to be a rifleman. Case in point: The new Ruger Custom Shop Precision Rifle chambered in 6mm Creedmoor. It provides a considerable amount of craftsmanship and precision features for less than $2,500.

Custom Shop Precision Rifle in 6mm Creedmoor

The upgrades start with the factory installed TriggerTech Trigger. It provides an exceptionally crisp break, according to Ruger. It also exhibits minimal overtravel and a short reset. The trigger comes with trigger pull weight adjustment screws.

A custom, heavy-contour stainless steel barrel comes tipped with an APA Muzzle Brake. A barrier stop helps gain stable positions, perfect for competition.

A Mapgul MOE K2+ grip delivers a more vertical grip angle. Meanwhile, M-LOK attachments slots are machined into the side of the magazine well. Flared, the well helps promote fast, efficient magazine changes. A flat-bottom handguard improves stability even further.

The cold hammer-forged, chrome-moly stainless steel barrel features 5R rifling. A free-float aluminum handguard provides more M-LOK attachment points on all four sides.

The Ruger Custom Shop Precision Rifle in 6mm Creedmoor leaves little to be desired in a long-range competition gun.
The Ruger Custom Shop Precision Rifle in 6mm Creedmoor.

An ambi safety aids in either right- or left-hand manipulation. Atop the receiver, a 20 MOA Picatinny rail delivers long-range elevation capability.

The rifle features a three-lug bolt with a 70-degree throw. The bolt body comes nitrided for corrosion resistance and smooth operation. The upper receiver and one-piece bolt both come from CNC-machined pre-hardened 4140 chrome-moly steel.

Lastly, the rifle comes with two, 10-round Magpul PMGA magazines. Completely ready for high-level competition, the Ruger Custom Shop Precision Rifle retails for $2, 399. For even more info, please visit ruger.com.

Ruger Custom Shop Precision Rifle 6mm Creedmoor Specs

  • Caliber: 6mm Creedmoor
  • Stock: Folding, adjustable
  • Finish: Type III hardcoat anodized, gray Cerakote
  • Barrel Length: 26 inches
  • Barrel: Cold hammer-forged, 5R rifling
  • Thread Pattern: 5/8-24
  • Twist: 1:7″ RH
  • Grooves: 5
  • Overall Weight: 12.8 pounds
  • Capacity: 10
  • Height: 7.30 inches
  • Overall Length: 45.25-48.75 inches
  • Length of Pull: 12-15.50 inches
  • Folded Length: 35.60 inches
  • Width: 3.30 inches
  • MSRP: $2,399

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