Ruger Releases 5th Edition Collector’s Series 10/22

by Tommy Grant

Ruger 10/22 fans just got some good news. The Ruger Collector’s Series 10/22 Fifth Edition releases with that unofficial holiday for shooters – 10/22, dubbed “National Ruger Day.” We don’t expect the federal government to celebrate with us on this one, unfortunately. But the rest of us can enjoy this signature 10/22, arguably America’s most popular rimfire of all-time.

Ruger Collector’s Series 10/22 – Fifth Edition

The new carbine comes with a Fifth Edition Ruger Collector’s Series bumper sticker and pin. Each also sports an exclusive Collector’s Series bolt marking. It comes packaged with a National Ruger Day commemorative metal street sign as well.

The camo-dipped rifle features an American Camo synthetic stock and ships with one detachable, 10-round rotary magazine. The rifle also features a protected, non-glare blade front sight, ghost ring adjustable rear aperture sight, and Picatinny rail while retaining popular 10/22 features like the push-button, cross-bolt manual safety and cold hammer-forged barrel that is threaded 1/2″-28 to accommodate popular muzzle accessories.

For more information on the new rifle, visit Ruger.com.

On September 24, 2014, Tactical Life reported:

Collector’s Series 10/22 Carbine Debuts

With a serious stronghold on the rifle industry, Ruger’s 10/22 has been in production for 50 years. As a result, the company has released a specialized model for its anniversary.

Only 25,000 of the new Ruger Collector’s Series 10/22 Carbine Rifles will be available.

The rifle features a limited-time, 50th Anniversary bolt marking, commemorative 50th anniversary box with an exclusive Collector’s Series box decal and “The Ruger 10/22 Rifle • 22 LR – Fifty Years • 1964-2014” special receiver marking.

Also included are a Collector’s Series pin, a 10/22 50th Anniversary bumper sticker, a replica of the original 1964 10/22 ad and a limited edition Collector’s Series street sign.

The rifle ships with one BX-25 and one BX-1 magazine (an alternate model is available with three BX-1, ten-round magazines), while retaining popular 10/22 features like the black synthetic stock, push-button, cross-bolt manual safety and cold hammer-forged barrel.

A patented 10/22, detachable rotary magazine features a unique rotor to separate cartridges and provide reliable feeding.

Also featured on the Collector’s Series is a combination scope base adapter for both Weaver-style and .22 “tip-off” scope mounts.

For more information on the Ruger Collector’s Series 10/22 Carbine Rifle and other products from Ruger, please visit Ruger.com.

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