VIDEO: Review Of The Brand New Ruger American Pistol

While our time with the pistol has been limited, the pistol already shows great promise. After 350 rounds of ammo, the Ruger hasn’t experienced a single malfunction across five varieties of ammunition.

VIDEO: Review Of The Brand New Ruger American Pistol

Following in the footsteps of Ruger's wildly popular Precision Rifle comes the company's newest entry into the handgun market, the Ruger American Pistol.

Available in both 9mm parabellum and .45 ACP, the new locked-breech, striker-fired semi-automatic handgun feeds from a detachable box-type  nickel-Teflon-coated magazine containing either 17+1 rounds of 9mm or 10+1 rounds of .45.

The new pistol includes features like a dovetailed slide equipped with genuine Novak Low Mount post-and-notch 3-dot sights. Or the addition of a modular backstrap system that includes three different-sized options. Though one thing is noticeably abset: a .40 S&W chambering - though given Ruger’s new lean manufacturing model, is likely the result of poor .40 S&W pistol sales, as opposed to mechanical or design restrictions.

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