First Look: New Ruger 22 Charger Pistol & 22 Charger Takedown

Ruger_22_Charger_Pistol_FRuger's widely popular 22 Charger pistol will once again be available to shooters. Ruger has announced that it is introducing a re-engineered version of its 22 Charger pistol as well as an all-new 22 Charger Takedown model.

The redesigned 22 Charger pistol features a 10-inch rifled barrel threaded with a 1/2"-28 thread pattern to accommodate most muzzle accessories. The new pistol weighs just under 3.25 pounds and has an overall length of 19.25 inches. It sports a brown laminated stock with a standard A2 style pistol grip, allowing the shooter to customize the platform with an assortment of grips. The pistol's matte black receiver also incorporates a factory-installed Picatinny rail for mounting optics.

The new 22 Charger Takedown model includes all of the features of the standard model but also utilizes the same quick disconnect feature found on Ruger's full size 10/22 Takedown rifle. Takedown is accomplished by pushing the recessed lever in the forend, twisting the sub-assemblies and pulling them apart. The Takedown model features a Green Mountain laminate stock and comes in a custom hard case for transport.

Both models also come with one of Ruger's new BX-15 magazines, a 15-round version of the BX-25 magazine, and an included bipod.


The re-engineered Ruger 22 Charger pistol and 22 Charger Takedown pistol are available for $309 and $409, respectively.


First introduced in 2007, the popular 22 Charger pistol returns in a redesigned format. It features a brown laminated stock with a standard A2 style pistol grip, which allows the user to customize the platform with a variety of grips designed for MSRs. The receiver has a factory-installed Picatinny rail for optics.
Both the Takedown model and the new standard 22 Charger pistol come with a bipod that attaches easily to the forend.
Takedown is accomplished by pushing the recessed lever in the forend, twisting the sub-assemblies and pulling them apart.
The brand new 22 Charger Takedown model includes all of the features of the standard model but also utilizes the same quick disconnect feature found on Ruger's full size 10/22 Takedown rifle. It also has a Green Mountain laminate stock and comes in a custom hard case for transport.
Both models also come with Ruger's new BX-15 magazine, a 15-round version of the company's popular BX-25 magazine.
Ruger's new 22 Charger pistol weighs just under 3.25 pounds and has an overall length of 19.25 inches. The pistol features a 10-inch precision rifled barrel threaded to accept most muzzle accessories.

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

A New Season of G&A TV

A New Season of G&A TV

In this new season of Guns & Ammo TV, we introduce two new series and bring back a viewer favorite - Camera's Don't Lie. We look at long-range tech and see how to make shots previously thought impossible. Next we visit ISS Prop House in Hollywood.

Feeding Your Firearms with Aguila Ammunition

Feeding Your Firearms with Aguila Ammunition

A group of competitive shooters talk about new products from Aguila , the Aguila Cup, and everyone's favorite new guns launched at the 2019 SHOT show.

Armscor Semi-Auto Shotguns

Armscor Semi-Auto Shotguns

We look at the new shotguns from Armscor - the VR80 and the brand new bullpup VRBP100.

Beretta

Beretta's New 92X

The 92X Performance model from Beretta was created to satisfy two requirements: Speed and accuracy. Beretta's new competition pistol is uncompromising and aims for top performance.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

Check out these great options for Dad on Father's Day! Accessories

2019 Guns & Ammo Father's Day Gift Guide

G&A Digital Staff - May 07, 2019

Check out these great options for Dad on Father's Day!

From milled slides to optics-included packages, these pistol options are all red-dot sight ready. Handguns

14 Red Dot Ready Pistols You Must See

James Tarr - December 20, 2018

From milled slides to optics-included packages, these pistol options are all red-dot sight...

The story of a confederate sniper’s revenge and an exclusive look at his rifle. Historical

The Story of Civil War Sniper Jack Hinson and His Rifle

Kyle Lamb - January 12, 2018

The story of a confederate sniper’s revenge and an exclusive look at his rifle.

Whether you're going hunting or to the range, hitting your target is more fun when you have a zeroed rifle scope. Here's how to sight in your rifle scope setup in five quick-and-easy steps. How-To

How to Sight In a Rifle Scope in 5 Steps

Craig Boddington - June 04, 2018

Whether you're going hunting or to the range, hitting your target is more fun when you have a...

See More Trending Articles

More Handgun

The new Federal Syntech Defense and Training Match loads push the Syntech line into bold new territory. Handgun

Federal Syntech Defense and Training Match Pistol Ammo

Eric Conn - September 05, 2019

The new Federal Syntech Defense and Training Match loads push the Syntech line into bold new...

OSG 's Facebook Live at the Kel-Tek booth during NRA, talking to Kris "Hammer" Hammerstron about their PMR-30 in .22WMR. Handgun

Kel-Tec's PMR-30

G&A Online Editors - June 13, 2018

OSG 's Facebook Live at the Kel-Tek booth during NRA, talking to Kris "Hammer"...

The most challenging objective given to Jason Hornady was to win an FBI contract. That just happened. Handgun

The Story Behind The FBI's New Duty Load

Eric R. Poole - October 17, 2018

The most challenging objective given to Jason Hornady was to win an FBI contract. That just...

Whether you're looking to thin the herd of lawn-destroying gophers without alarming your neighbors, or if you simply need a low-noise alternative that helps protect your hearing while shooting, here's a look at five of the best subsonic .22 LR ammo loads. Rifle

5 Best Subsonic .22 LR Ammo Options

Eric Conn - September 17, 2019

Whether you're looking to thin the herd of lawn-destroying gophers without alarming your...

See More Handgun

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get Digital Access.

All Guns and Ammo subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now