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Ruger has recently unveiled their new Ruger-57 pistol chambered in 5.7x28mm.

This rare move by Ruger to create a handgun in 5.7x28mm has created shock waves across the industry as the 5.7x28mm cartridge has not been picked up for production among major firearm manufacturers.

Hopefully, Ruger’s 5.7x28mm Ruger-57 changes that!

Ruger will be releasing a 20 round model (model 16401) and a 10 round model (model 16402)

Ruger states “The all new Ruger-57™ is just plain cool.

Brought to you by the company that revolutionized the innovation of rugged, reliable firearms that the average American can afford, the Ruger-57™ is our most cutting-edge platform yet.

Chambered in the high performance and low-recoiling 5.7x28mm caliber, this ergonomic, smooth shooting and accurate pistol is as full-featured as they come.”

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+ Impressive ergonomics include an easy trigger reach, 1911-style ambidextrous manual safety, robust slide release and reversible magazine release latch.
+ Through hardened, billet steel slide with lightening cuts is drilled and tapped for easy mounting of optics with separately available optic adapter plate, available at
+ Windage and elevation adjustable, serrated rear sight and rapid acquisition fiber optic front sight for fast, accurate shooting.
+ The alloy steel barrel features a black nitride treatment for wear resistance.
+ Steel magazine provides double stack capacity without unnecessary bulk.
+ Textured, ergonomic frame provides a secure and comfortable grip.
+ The Secure Action™ fire control combines Ruger’s reliable and proven internal hammer with a short, crisp trigger pull and a positive reset.
+ Safe, easy takedown with no tools or trigger pull required.
+ Inspection port allows for visual confirmation of a loaded or empty chamber.
+ Picatinny-style accessory rail for easy mounting of lights and lasers.
+ Magazine drops free on release for convenient reloading.

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+ Capacity:20+1
+ Grip Frame:High-Performance, Glass-Filled Nylon
+ Barrel Length:4.94″
+ Overall Length:8.65″
+ Barrel Material:Alloy Steel
+ Barrel Finish:Black Nitride
+ Front Sight:Fiber Optic
+ Rear Sight:Adjustable
+ Slide Material:Alloy Steel
+ Slide Finish:Black Oxide
+ Weight:24.5 oz.
+ Slide Width:1.20″
+ Height:5.60″
+ Grooves:8
+ Twist:1:9″ RH

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To learn more about Ruger and the new Ruger-57. CLICK HERE

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