Santa Brought Me a Ruger 22 Charger

My new Ruger 22 Charger after a few modifications

Yeah, Santa brought me a Ruger 22 Charger. Granted, I had to ask, hand over my credit card, and it showed up after the holidays. But I’m calling it a gift from the fat man with the white beard. And if you’ve been following this site at all, you know that my firearms rarely stay … Read more

TandemKross Manticore X Lower

TandemKross Manticore X 10/22 Lower

The TandemKross Manticore X Lower for 10/22-pattern firearms is the first of its kind. It replaces a traditional stock or chassis, allowing 10/22 receivers to be mounted directly to the trigger group. From there, any standard AR-style grip can be added, and a rear rail section allows for buttstocks and braces to be attached as … Read more

TandemKross Innovates Again with the Manticore X Lower for Ruger 10/22

TandemKross Manticore X Lower for Ruger 10/22

The new Manticore X Lower for Ruger 10/22 pattern firearms is the latest innovation from TandemKross. This time, they’ve taken “Thinking outside the box” to a whole new level. Since 1964, there have been untold factory variations as well as aftermarket modifications and customizations to the platform. But nothing like this. Wood stocks gave way … Read more

Happy 10/22

My "Competition" 10/22 in its current, and almost completed state.

Happy October 22nd, or 10/22, which is the official holiday for Ruger 10/22 fans. This year, I’m doing things a bit differently, and sharing ten of my favorite 10/22 articles from the past. They cover complete rifles, individual accessories, and some helpful articles full of upgrades. In no particular order. The goal is to offer … Read more

Extractor Service Tool for the Ruger 10/22 from TandemKross

Chances are, you won’t realize that you need the TandemKross Extractor Service Tool until you really need it. I’ve had mine for quite some time, and figured that I would get around to writing an article about it at some point. Well, that day arrived. I took out one of my 10/22-based firearms, and it … Read more

Volquartsen Competition Bolt for the Ruger 10/22

Volquartsen Competition Bolt for the Ruger 10/22

At its current retail price of $286, the Competition Bolt for the Ruger┬« 10/22┬« from Volquartsen is certainly a pricey component. But there is quite a bit that sets it apart from both factory and other aftermarket bolts. Since bolt upgrades are a common topic on the enthusiast sites that I visit, I figured I’d … Read more