Ruger 10-22 BX Trigger – I find it pretty interesting that Ruger has finally decided to begin cashing in on the aftermarket parts for their very own Ruger 10/22. All I can say is it’s about time Ruger! While have not yet seen or experienced the Ruger 10-22 BX Trigger it seems to get glowing reviews at both Cabelas and Brownells
The Ruger 10 22 BX-Trigger™: a light, crisp, “drop-in” replacement trigger assembly that is compatible with all Ruger® 10/22® rifles and 22 Charger™ pistols. The BX-Trigger™ is a Genuine Ruger Factory Accessory and is the perfect upgrade for all 10/22® rifles and 22 Charger™ pistol models because of the significantly reduced pull weight of approximately 2.75 pounds (versus 6 pounds on the standard 10/22® trigger). The BX-Trigger™ is sold as a complete assembly that drops in to replace the existing trigger assembly. A video of the installation process can be found at Ruger.com/BX-Trigger
Improve the trigger pull on your Ruger 10/22 or 22 Charger™ pistol with the BX-Trigger. Light, crisp Genuine Ruger Factory Accessory breaks between 2.5 and 3 lbs. (approximately half the force needed with the factory trigger) plus has minimal overtravel and a positive reset. Rugged design delivers reliable, safe operation that exceeds industry standard for drop testing. Self-contained module is easy to install.
Magpul has really hit the ground in 2015 with products for the AR15, Remington 700, Glock Pistols, Ak47 and of course our much loved Ruger 10/22. The Magpul Ruger 10/22 entry comes in the for of a 2.4 pound stock called the Ruger 10/22 Hunter X-22 Stock. The Magpul Ruger 10/22 Hunter X-22 Stock is available in five colors, black, stealth gray, flat dark earth, olive drab and foliage green. The Ruger 10/22 Hunter X-22 Stock has a reversible insert that allows for standard or bull barrels.
The Magpul Hunter X-22 chassis is an ergonomic, full-featured stock for the ubiquitous Ruger 10/22 rifle. Made from high quality reinforced polymer, the Hunter X-22 features an ergonomic grip, adjustable length of pull and comb height to fit a wide variety of shooters, multiple sling mounting options, a non-slip rubber butt pad, and M-LOK slots for accessory attachment. The Hunter X-22 fits standard Ruger 10/22 .22 LR pattern rifles with no gunsmithing, and a reversible barrel tray ensures proper fit with factory pencil profile as well as heavy bull barrels. The Ruger 10/22 Hunter X-22 Stock is available for pre-order now
Ruger 10/22 Hunter X-22 Stock Features
Drop-in design compatible with all factory Ruger 10/22 .22 LR receivers
Reinforced polymer construction for strength and durability
60 degree grip angle from bore axis
Adjustable LOP from 12.5”-14.5” with 0.50” Spacers
Non-slip rubber butt-pad
Optional Cheek Riser Kits to raise cheek height 0.25”, 0.50”, or 0.75”
Reversible barrel tray accepts all factory barrels as well as aftermarket up to 0.920”
Compatible with all capacities of factory Ruger 10/22 magazines
M-LOK™ slots on forend sides and bottom for a wide variety of accessory and sling mounting options
Two dimpled drill points to install optional standard swivel studs
Push-button QD swivel compatibility in rear with optional Sling Mount Kits
There’s several good Ruger 10/22 Trigger Upgrades. Unfortunately most of them cost as much or possibly even more then the initial purchase price of the gun. In addition to the drop-in triggers listed below there’s numerous manufactures that offer upgrade parts for the existing 10/22 trigger for a more economical solution. To get an idea of what’s involved with that check out this page from Brownells.
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Timney Triggers 10/22 Drop-In Assembly
Timney Triggers 10/22 Drop-In Assembly
Timney Triggers’ 10/22 Drop-In Assembly contains a complete trigger assembly, cross-bolt safety, bolt catch and magazine release. The automatic bolt release allows the user to simply pull and release the charging handle to unlock the bolt, with or without the magazine inserted, and the magazine release extends from the front of the assembly to the underside of the trigger guard.
The steel trigger, sear and hammer are wire-EDM cut and heat-treated for durability. The housing is CNC-machined 6061-T6 aluminum and fits into any standard 10/22 stock. For installation, simply remove the two receiver cross pins, remove the old assembly, insert the Drop-In and then reinsert the cross pins. Trigger-pull weight is factory-set at 2 pounds, 12 ounces, with no discernible creep
Timney Triggers has just started accepting preorders of their new drop-in trigger for the Ruger 10-22. “EDM cut, Teflon-Nickel coated, exceptionally smooth, crisp, single-stage, drop-in trigger. Pull weight 2.5 pounds.
KIDD Ruger 10/22 Two-stage Trigger
The KIDD trigger offers the incredibly clean and consistent let off expected in a target trigger while maintaining the total reliability and safety required of a field trigger. The pull weight can be infinitely distributed between the two stages offering a pull as light as 6 ounces (3 ounces on the first stage and 6 ounces on the second stage) or as heavy as 2.5 pounds.
KIDD Two-stage Trigger for the ruger 10/22
Volquartsen Trigger Guard 2000
This complete Volquartsen Trigger Assembly is CNC machined from aircraft aluminum and equipped with precision EDM parts. It features an internal pre-travel adjustment and a hammer that is precision ground from 440C stainless steel and hardened to 58 RC. The sear and disconnector are made of A2 hardened tool steel with tolerances of +/- .0002″, complete with custom tuned springs. The trigger is black anodized, equipped with an over travel adjustment screw and is reset internally to eliminate any dragging or inconsistencies caused by a conventional trigger plunger. An automatic bolt release and an extended magazine release are also included. Trigger pull is pre-set to 2 to 2-1/2 lbs. Due to the oversized safety used, it may be necessary for some stocks to be modified slightly to accommodate this part.
Jard Ruger 10/22 Trigger
The Jard Ruger 10/22 Machined, aluminum, trigger housing with hardened, steel components replaces the non-adjustable, factory trigger in your Ruger 10/22 for a crisp, consistent, single stage trigger pull worthy of the finest match rifle. Patented, two-lever system puts the sear engagement point at the backside of the hammer for improved leverage that lightens pull weight to approximately 1.5 or 2.5 pounds, depending on model. Extra-power hammer spring ensures fast, positive primer ignition. Adjustments for sear engagement and overtravel allow precise tuning to eliminate creep. Includes pivoting ejector, magazine latch, and push-button safety. Spring-loaded, bolt lock lever disengages automatically when bolt is pulled rearward for easy, one-handed bolt operation. Available in black or silver. Drop-in installation using the factory, receiver cross-pins.
Jard Ruger 10/22 Trigger System
Hornet Custom Ruger 10/22 Trigger
The best selling Hornet custom trigger assembly upgrade for your Ruger 10/22. If you have been dissatisfied with the 6-8 pound trigger pull that came with your rifle, this customized trigger assembly may be perfect for hunting & off-hand target shooting. The crisp trigger release is only 2-3/4 pounds. Each trigger assembly has been carefully fitted, lubricated, and tested for safety and reliability. What makes it special are the custom replacement parts included in the assembly. Standard trigger and housing color is black. Best application: Hunting & off-hand target shooting.
Easy drop-in installation. No special tools needed. Instructions included. After the stock is removed, two cross-pins attach the assembly to the receiver. Drift them out, drop the old assembly, and reassemble in reverse order. It can be done in less than 5 minutes without experience.
Hand polished and honed Hammer for a light, smooth, trigger release. Lightweight Trigger Return Spring and Custom Radius Trigger Return Plunger polished for smoothness. Custom Sear and Disconnector honed for minimal positive engagement consistent with safety. Automatic Bolt Release eliminating two-hand operation – just pull back and release. Custom Extended Magazine Release – push forward and the magazine easily drops away – no more convoluted pinching to operate the release. Custom hammer, sear, and disconnector pins to eliminate most of the trigger play. Satin black polymer housing, red trigger, red extended magazine release. All parts are fitted, lubricated, and test fired.
I recently became of a company called Tandemkross that specializes in aftermarket parts for the Ruger 10/22, Ruger 22/45, Ruger Mark II Ruger Mark III and Keltec PMR Pistols. Tandemkross offers some pretty neat products. The first such product to catch my eye is the Ruger 10/22 Mag Doubler. The Ruger 10/22 Magazine Doubler connects two 10 round magazines together at the base. It is the cleanest implementation of the concept I have seen to date. For more info on Tandemkross visit their website.
Allows 2 10/22 Rotary Magazines from Ruger to be “double” stacked
Easy to install. Does not modify the magazines in any way
I recently purchased a KIDD INNOVATIVE DESIGN Bull Barrel from a close friend for an incredible price. He had purchased the KIDD INNOVATIVE DESIGN 10 22 Match Bull Barrel as an upgrade for his Ruger 10/22 but unfortunately the barrel weight was more than his kids could handle. Basically they struggled through one loaded magazine and that was it. To my eyes the KIDD INNOVATIVE DESIGN 10 22 Match Bull Barrel appears unused.
Acquiring this barrel causes yet another project to go unfinished while another comes to life. My friends point about barrel weight is valid so I decided that addressing the weight might be an interesting project in itself. I have a few idea but I will not spill the beans at this time. You will just have to keep checking back.
The image of the KIDD INNOVATIVE DESIGN 10 22 Match Bull Barrel at the top of the page is from the KIDD website. I will shoot my own very soon for a little before and after comparison.
KIDD INNOVATIVE DESIGN 10 22 Match Bull Barrel Description:
We believe these are the finest barrels on the market, each one is hand lapped. Our stainless steel barrel is bored and rifled by Lothar Walther in Germany. Tony Kidd then performs all the final machining to make our match barrel a worthy KIDD product. A proprietary chamber reamer is used to ensure the cartridge and bullet feed smoothly while allowing the bullet to consistently engrave the rifling .020″. Our barrels are chambered to accept .22 ammo (not long enough for stingers) and have a 1:16 twist. The unique convex extractor slot eliminates extraction problems by ensuring the extractor is always in perfect alignment with the case rim. Why doesn’t everybody use this extractor slot? Because the tooling is very expensive and requires tolerances be held very close for proper machining. Each barrel receives an 11 degree crown and the double ring logo at the muzzle. Our 20″ bull barrel weighs 3.5 lbs, 18″ weighs 3.3 lbs, and our 16.5″ weighs 3.1lbs.
We can offer such a great price on this barrel because we don’t sell to distributors, only retail and dealer pricing is offered, therefore we don’t have to increase our price to compensate for 3 tier pricing. There are cheaper barrels out there but as with all KIDD products, “you get what you pay for.” To avoid “barrel droop,” check your clamp to make sure you only have moderate tension on the screws. We tighten them to around 10 inch pounds which is just snug enough to keep the barrel from moving forward. No more than this, as even the slightest tension moves the barrel and receiver out of alignment.
Barrel installation: Depending on your receiver, if there is paint build up in the receiver where the barrel extension is inserted, be sure to scrape that out. If the barrel is tight, use an anti-seize compound to assist in installation. It is best if you can get the barrel started, then turn it over and tap the back of the receiver with a rubber mallet. Be sure to line the extractor slot up as you are installing the barrel. Your barrel is ready to shoot, just run two magazines through it before you really start looking at group size. Do this each time you change brands of ammunition as well. Keep the chamber clean, but don’t clean the bore too much you will decrease accuracy. Depending on the ammo, clean the bore around every 500 rounds.
If you need to Buy Ruger 10/22 Magazines Impact Guns just announced you can buy Ruger 10/22 magazines at this very moment from the Impact Guns website. Click here to order yours as they are certain to go out of stock quickly. These genuine factory Ruger 10/22 magazines are the 40th anniversary 10 round clear variety part# BX-1-40. If you miss this opportunity I suggest keeping an eye on the Brownells and Ruger websites.
I never thought I would see the day where the availability of 10 round Ruger 10/22 magazines would be noteworthy. My how times have changed for the worst.