Southport, CT –-(Ammoland.com)- Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR), the leader in rimfire semi-automatic pistols, is excited to announce the addition of a new Ruger 22/45 Lite pistol for 2015.
The Ruger 22/45 Lite was first introduced in 2012, combining the lightweight precision-molded Zytel polymer grip frame of the Ruger 22/45 with an aerospace-grade, aluminum receiver.
The newest 22/45 Lite model features an attractive, deep blue anodized receiver with shark gill pattern side vents for a custom pistol look, without the custom price.
The Ruger 22/45 Lite is fun to shoot, accurate, and reliable. Weighing only 23 oz., it is the ideal lightweight rimfire pistol.
The CNC-machined aluminum receiver houses a 4.4-inch stainless steel barrel held in place by a tension nut to ensure accuracy. The Ruger 22/45 Lite also features a factory threaded, ½”-28 muzzle and thread protector to accept popular muzzle accessories. The pistol comes equipped with adjustable target sights and an installed Picatinny rail 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 and feel of the pistol. The 22/45 Lite is perfect for target shooting, plinking, small game hunting, or competitive shooting.
About Sturm Ruger
Sturm, Ruger was founded in 1949 and is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of high-quality firearms for the commercial sporting market. Sturm, Ruger is headquartered in Southport, CT, with manufacturing facilities located in Newport, NH and Prescott, AZ. Visit: www.ruger.com