Is the Ruger American Pistol any good?

Is the Ruger American Pistol any good?

The Ruger American Pistol is a well thought out and executed pistol. Reliability was excellent and accuracy was more than acceptable. We tried a variety of ammunition types including Hornady XTP (115 grains), Freedom Munitions 147 Grain subsonic and a few Remington 115 FMJs. Best accuracy went to Hornady.

Is the Ruger American Pistol discontinued?

Although outside of the Ruger’s traditional field of expertise, the company quickly responded with the now-discontinued P-series handguns. Ruger designed the Ruger American Pistol for the MHS contract but ultimately declined to actually enroll in the competition. The pistol was released to the civilian market in 2015.

Is the Ruger American 9MM?

The Ruger American 9mm Luger Pistol can be customized to most users, since it comes with 3 different grip modules. It also features a Picatinny rail for accessories and Novak® LoMount Carry 3-dot sights. This handgun is built with a duty-size polymer frame, a nitrided, stainless-steel slide and nonslip surfaces.

Is the Ruger American Pistol double action?

The Ruger American Pistol is a full-size semi-automatic that utilizes a Browning-type locked-breech action.

Is the Ruger 9mm a good gun?

The Ruger Security-9 in 9mm has excellent ergonomics. The slim grip felt good in my, my wife’s, and two other instructor’s’ hands. It was comfortable, and it had a low bore axis which helped reduce felt recoil and prevent muzzle flip. The ergonomics of this gun were very nice for a value-priced pistol.

How much is a Ruger American Pistol cost?

Anything Else Would Be Un-American

Model: 8638
Capacity: 10+1
Safety Option: Manual Safety
Barrel Length: 4.20″
MSRP: $649.00

What’s the difference between a Luger and a Ruger?

the Ruger is chambered in . 22lr. It is meant for target shooting and small game hunting. The Luger is chambered in either the 9×19 or the 7.65×21.

How much is a Ruger American 9mm?

Anything Else Would Be Un-American

Model: 8618
Capacity: 10+1
Safety Option: Manual Safety
Barrel Length: 4.50″
MSRP: $649.00

How much is a used Ruger 9mm worth?

What is a RUGER SECURITY 9 pistol Worth? A RUGER SECURITY 9 pistol is currently worth an average price of $323.13 new and $289.00 used . The 12 month average price is $335.95 new and $335.89 used.

What is the best ammo for a Ruger Security 9?

Shooting the Security 9

Ammunition Ruger PC Carbine Velocity (fps) Ruger Security 9 Velocity (fps)
Federal HST 9mm 124 grain 1,264.3 1,096.5
Sig Sauer V-Crown 9mm 124 grain 1,323.0 1,132.0
Sig Sauer FMJ 9mm 115 grain 1,309.7 1,106.0
Inceptor ARX 9mm 74 grain 1,660.7 NA

What kind of magazine does the Ruger American pistol have?

The Ruger American Pistol is, in fact, a full-size striker-fired handgun. It has a magazine capacity of 17+1 and has a Browning system lock-breech action. Now that we know how this Ruger weapon emerged into the market, let’s see what are its benefits and shortcomings.

Which is a proof of the Ruger’s excellence?

Another proof of the Ruger’s excellence is the fact that one of the company’s primary goals in trying to match the military standards while developing the American Pistol was to make sure every component would survive 20,000 rounds of firing without having the need for repair or replacement.

Is the Ruger American 9mm a good gun?

More about that later. What’s it for? The Ruger American is a full-sized pistol that shoots 9mm and .45ACP. Right away, this makes it a great home defense weapon. Both of these are decent cartridges for defense purposes, and the fact that it’s full-sized means that you will have a large magazine capacity.

Where is the serial number on a Ruger 9mm?

One easy way to tell if your pistol is subject to this Safety Bulletin is by looking at the barrel. Ruger American® Pistols chambered in 9mm with silver-colored stainless steel barrels should be inspected as outlined in the Safety Bulletin. Your serial number is located on the rear of the pistol between the slide and polymer grip frame.