Ruger SR22

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Ruger SR22 Review Facts

Guns and pistols may be one of the most controversial topics in society, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t people who don’t appreciate them. And if you’re reading this article, it means that you’re someone who appreciates what guns can do, too. While guns are most certainly used for the most abhorrent of reasons, there are plenty of people who use guns for sports such as target practice, and there are people who enjoy hunting. Whatever the case is, we are sure that most people on the search for a good pistol are not looking for one for the wrong reasons. A lot of people want something that is small, lightweight, and attractive. It is an added bonus if the handgun is good for concealed carry, which means that you are able to carry the gun in public but in such a manner that it is not visible to everyone. There are several reasons for this, including for possible self-defense, or simply because the place where you are taking the gun for practice is far away from your home.

Another area where people are not willing to compromise when it comes it guns is durability. It is absolutely essential to have a gun that is made out of durable materials that are guaranteed to last for as long as possible. Plus, most guns have some sort of warranty policy, so should anything go wrong, the company will likely refund you or take any other action deemed appropriate. A handgun that many buyers and gun enthusiasts have praised for being durable, lightweight, accurate, and small is the Ruger SR22. Some people even went so far as to say that this is the most attractive .22 pistol out there because of the matte black and silver finish it provides. This pistol is perfect for those who were looking for something to use for recreational purposes, such as target practice or other sports that involve shooting. And, since the pistol is very lightweight and does not have a big recoil, plenty of people agreed that this is perfect for those who are just getting into the activity.

Let’s find out more about all the details surrounding the Ruger SR22 pistol.

Editor's Pros & Cons
  • The pistol is very small and lightweight, meaning that it will be great for concealed carry and for recreational activities
  • People said that the gun is easy to fire and that it is fairly accurate
  • Many people were pleased with the durability of the pistol and said that it will surely last them a long time
  • Buyers said that the gun is well worth its price
  • Some people agree that this is a great gun for those just getting into target practice
  • The pistol is not the best option if you want something that you can easily customize
  • People have said that this gun will not work for activities such as double action shooting

Primary Use

There are a lot of mixed opinions in society regarding how and when (or even if) guns should be used. The main reason why guns were created in the first place was for conflict and for taking lives, but that should never be the reason why anyone uses a gun.

This Ruger in particular, according to many people who reviewed it, is perfect for if you want to do some target practice in particular or other similar sports. The main use for this gun is recreational, so it is a nice option for you if you want to go out on to the field, practice some shooting, shoot at a target such as a tree stump, or other recreational activities.

This pistol is also very lightweight, so it is great for concealed carry, and it is also a great option for people who are just getting into target practice that is relatively easy to work with and get used to. The gun shoots well consistently and people have reported that it has very little recoil, which is great for beginners because they might not be used to the regular recoil that some larger guns would have.

Overall, this is a nice small and lightweight pistol that anyone can use should they want to do some practice, self-development, or even if they just want to get away for a while and do something to get their anger out.


The length of the barrel of the Ruger SR22 is 3.5 inches, making it a fairly small pistol.


One of the biggest features that people appreciated with this pistol is how lightweight it is. The pistol only weighs 17.5 ounces, which is light compared to many other handguns. That means that this pistol will not only be easy to use for beginners and experienced individuals alike, but the pistol will also be a good option for people who want something for concealed carry. It is always easier to use a pistol that is lighter in weight. The lightness of this pistol and its ease of use make it an attractive option for many gun enthusiasts.


The SR22 pistol comes with two round magazines, which are meant to hold 10 rounds each. This is enough for when you simply intend to carry the pistol with you, but in instances where you will take the gun out to shoot, you might want to have a few more magazines with you just in case.


There are not too many accessories available that are meant to be used with the SR22. If you want to carry your pistol, there are several holsters available for you to choose from. Also, you can get optics, which are meant to help you to improve your aim. There are different types which are meant to accommodate conditions such as poor weather or darkness. You can also get a threaded barrel for your Ruger and the tools that you will need in order to replace it. Another fun option that some people got for their Ruger is a laser, which is especially interesting because this gun is meant to be used for recreational purposes. And finally, you can also get a magazine pouch that is meant for .22 magazines, which will be great to use.


The finish of a gun is one of the most important features because it is what ultimately will decide how well the gun will perform when used. Despite the fact that the Ruger SR22 is a rather small gun and certainly not as flashy as some other pistols on the market, people were pleased with the black matte finish it has.

The gun is made with aluminum and stainless steel, which means that this Ruger pistol is extremely durable when compared to other handguns. The grip is made with polymers and the gun’s blade has a black finish.

A lot of people who purchased and reviewed the pistol were pleased with the way that it looked and performed. Some people even said that this is one of the most attractive .22 pistols on the market. Having a gun that is a matte black and silver makes for a beautiful design that many people will appreciate and admire. And, of course, when it comes to something potentially dangerous like a gun, you never want to purchase something that isn’t durable.


One of the best features of this pistol is its safety. If you have put the gun in its safe position, there is no way for the gun to be fired because the cartridge and the firing pin will not be able to come into contact with one another to cause the pistol to fire. Also, the hammer part of your pistol will be decocked if the safety is used, which means that it won’t be able to come into contact with the firing pin either. Move the hammer part so that it is on the blocker, which will avoid contact with the trigger so that way you can safely disassemble your pistol.

It is easy to put the pistol into the safety position and then to reassemble it again once needed. This is important for when you want to clean your pistol especially.


The price of this pistol varies greatly depending on which model you choose to purchase. In any case, expect to be spending more than $400 on this model. For example, should you choose to purchase the 3600 model, it is valued at $439, and further models go up to $479. According to many people, this pistol with all that it has to offer is definitely worth the price. However, there are several online shops which will sell the pistol for less than that, so you will want to look around and find a reputable seller.

Another important factor to consider is that it is absolutely important that you find someone who is reputable and sells authentic products. This is because there are many people out there who claim to be selling guns for much, much cheaper than the market price, but those guns are in reality counterfeit products. You really don’t want to take this risk when it comes to a product like a gun because you have no idea how high-quality a counterfeit gun is (if at all) and it might perform poorly or put you in danger. So, be sure to do your research and to only purchase from reputable sellers who offer the pistol at reasonable prices.

Key Features

-The pistol only weighs 17.5 ounces, which is extremely lightweight for a handgun, meaning that it is perfect to use for concealed carry
-Many people were pleased with how accurate the pistol was even when shooting from further distances
-A lot of people liked the way that the pistol looked and how it had a matte black finish
-The pistol is best to use for recreational purposes
-The gun in its entirety is very easy to clean, which is something many people were looking for
-The pistol is extremely resilient and durable and is guaranteed to last a long time

Bottom Line

If you are looking for a durable and sturdy pistol, the Ruger SR22 is a great option for you to consider. Many people agreed that the pistol has a beautiful design- what could be better than matte black?- and that the pistol has a sturdy grip. Besides that, due to the very small size of the pistol, it fits into your hand very easily, meaning that you will perform a lot better.

Some people weren’t too pleased with the fact that this pistol isn’t so much meant for double action shooting, but otherwise, a lot of people commended the pistol for its accuracy and other capabilities. If you are someone who loves target practice, using guns for other recreational activities, or are even simply getting into the idea, then you should definitely consider purchasing the pistol.

The pistol is also very accurate, and people said that you can shoot accurately from well over 20 yards away from your target. The pistol is easy to use and easy to aim.

Another feature that appealed to many people when it came to this pistol was the fact that it is great for concealed carry. The biggest reason why people are looking for a well-concealed carry pistol is that they need it for self-defense purposes, so if this is something you were considering, be sure to read up on the laws in your area.

Overall, most people were pleased with the performance and other capabilities of this pistol, and they agreed that it is something worth purchasing. As we mentioned, it is important to note that, if you do choose to purchase the Ruger pistol, you need to make sure to get it from a reputable source. This is because there are many people out there who are selling fake versions of the pistol, which could put you in serious danger when using it. Also, be sure to check the price from the source you are purchasing from to see if it seems realistic.

Otherwise, this pistol is recommended by many people and is a great choice for you to consider.