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Ruger Mark IV

The updated Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite pistol continues to push the line to a place of prime performance.

Ruger introduces a new addition to the Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite family of rimfire pistols.

This model offers enhanced features, including a mounting position for a standard Shield RMS footprint reflex optic, a raised front fiber optic sight, and an adjustable rear sight that co-witnesses with most micro red dot optics. Additionally, the pistol boasts an eye-catching ventilated rib on top of a clear anodized receiver.

About the Latest Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite

As with other Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite pistols, this new model combines a lightweight, precision-molded polymer grip frame with a ported, anodized aluminum receiver The idea? Delivering a custom pistol appearance at an affordable price point. Designed to chamber the popular .22 LR cartridge, this pistol offers a fun, accurate, and reliable shooting experience. Additionally, it weighs a mere 22.5 oz. The 22/45 Lite aims to be the ultimate lightweight rimfire pistol.

The CNC-machined aluminum receiver houses a 4.4-inch stainless steel barrel, secured by a tension nut to ensure exceptional accuracy. Further, the factory-threaded 1/2″-28 muzzle allows for the attachment of popular muzzle accessories. The comfortable, precision-molded polymer grip frame features replaceable checkered 1911-style grip panels, enabling shooters to customize the pistol’s appearance.

Whether used for target shooting, plinking, small game hunting, or competitive shooting, the Mark IV 22/45 Lite serves as the perfect outdoor companion. Finally, its one-button takedown, two 10-round magazines, and 1911-style grip angle make it an ideal .22 caliber training pistol.

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