The Ruger® 10/22® rifle is America’s favorite .22 LR rifle, with proven performance in a wide range of styles for every rimfire application. Ideally suited for informal target shooting, "plinking," small game hunting and action-shooting events, Ruger has sold millions of 10/22 rifles since their introduction in 1964. With its legendary action and renowned reliable rotary magazine, all 10/22 rifles are sleek, perfectly balanced, rugged and superbly accurate. This Carbine model has been the standard .22 LR rifle for more than 45 years. It features a 18.5” barrel in a black matte finish with a weather-resistant black synthetic stock, and has blade, gold-bead front and adjustable rear sights.