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Magnum Research Magnum Lite Graphite 17" Barrel Ruger 10/22 .22 Long Rifle .920" Diameter Matte Black

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Magnum Research offers you the ultimate drop in replacement barrel for your Ruger 10/22 rifle. If you have been concerned about poor accuracy and the overall weight of your current Ruger 10/22 rifle then this barrel is the solution for you. Dropping this barrel into your current Ruger 10/22 chassis will improve your accuracy and reduce the overall weight. Besides those two key features it looks amazing as well. Drop this barrel in your 10/22 today and start noticing a difference on your next trip to the range.

Specifications and Features:
Magnum Research Magnum Lite Graphite Barrel ABAR1022
17" Barrel
.22 Long Rifle
1:16" Twist Rate
Ultra-Lightweight Contour
.920" Diameter
Stainless Steel Muzzle and Receiver
Barrel Shaft made from carbon fiber sleeve
Drop in installation
Matte Black

Ruger 10/22 models chambered in .22LR


Item#: 49291
Total number of Reviews: 3

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5.0 5
"first: CTD seems to keep only one of these on hand at any given time, and for some reason their email system didn't notify me when they got one in stock, so I'm sort of bummed about that. Difficulty of acquisition aside, this is the best price on the net, and when I did finally get one ordered, it arrived the next day (I wonder if this has to do with member status, as i only selected 3day fedex)THE BARREL ITSELF IS NOTHING SHORT OF AMAZING.13oz feels like a lot less than one would think. the standard barrel weighs in at about 2lbs, simply switching barrels drops a little more than a pound in weight off of the rifle (as opposed to adding 2 or 3 with an all steel barrel) more importantly, it changes the center of gravity on the rifle, and moves it much closer to your hand, making offhand shooting much easier thanks to the improved balancing. The picture also does this barrel no justice, it looks much better on your rifle ;) accuracy: I have not had a chance yet to try some high quality ammo, however with cheap bulk pack federal champion, there are no FEED issues. (the champion seems not to be properly cycling the bolt, but I'm not sure that has anything to do with the barrel, I have been changing a lot of things with it lately.) My groupings are about a quarter at 100 yards and I am by no means the most accurate guy on the block. I suspect with this ammo and barrel combo its capable of nickels or better (with cheap ammo mind you) I am very confident that this thing is capable of so much more with good ammo, but I have not had a chance to feed it properly yet.there are SOME downsides, but really only if you have further plans.1: cannot be threaded to accept a compensator or suppressor. this is due to the end cap design, and i doubt that any future models will be featuring a threaded muzzle either. (I had a lot of correspondence with Magnum research about this)2: graphite is not....\"tough\" sure its stiff and accurate, but be careful, its easy to scratch (..."
5.0 5
"Excellent price on a high quality barrel. Goes on easy enough if you have a newer 10/22(within last 15 years). Had to do some filing on receiver as they didnt have heavy barrels in mind when mine was made. Capable shooter can quarter pattern at 100 yds."
5.0 5
"I recently purchased the barrel and omg... It's super light much lighter than expected and much tougher. The graphite described before by someone else sounded much weaker... Its super accurate i was doing dime groups at 100yd. Ive done alot of work to my ruger 10/22 and this just about finishes what i had in mind. Also it was a pain to fit was snug but not super tight i/e need a rubber mallet, but with a small pin file to size and some patience its nothing difficult. I'd say buy as many as you can get since the other ultra light barrels out there are now extinct save 1 or 2 but there not near as well made or accurate."