The Benchmark for .22 Rifles. Experience the Tradition. 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, in 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. The 10/22® is still today’s most popular .22 rifle. It looks right, feels right, shoots right and continues to perform under heavy use – inspiring the most fanatical loyalty from its owners.