Magpul has grown by leaps & bounds. While initially specializing in AR-15 accessories, they have now expanded there are of expertise and are offering accessories for an American classic, the Ruger 10/22. This drop-in replacement stock is made to high standards and has several advanced features that are sure to impress.
Features of the Magpul Hunter X-22
Magpul is most well known for making polymer base products. They have a long history of working with this material and producing durable products that are designed for hard use. This Ruger 10/22 stock is also made from polymer. The polymer used in the construction of this stock is reinforced for extra strength. The polymer construction allows the Magpul Ruger 10/22 stock to remain lightweight, reliable, and inexpensive. The polymer also has the advantage of being extremely corrosion resistant.
The Hunter X-22 was designed to improve upon the standard 10/22 stocks. What sets this stock apart from others is that the designers have focus on improving the ergonomics of the stock. This focus on ergonomics can be seen in several areas. For instance, the grip of this chassis has been redesigned for enhanced shooter comfort. The grip angle is set at 60 degrees from the bore axis. The designers of the Hunter X-22 have found this angle to be ideal for this particular application.
The grip has a textured surface for enhanced control and a tweak grip angle for a more natural shooting position. In addition to this, the stock also has an adjustable length of pull. The X-22 comes with two spacers for the rear of the stock. These spacers allows for a 2” adjustment in the LOP. This adjustable LOP allows the stock to be more individualized to the shooter allowing for a more comfortable and repeatable shooting experience.
In addition to the features listed above, the stock also has an adjustable cheek height. With the purchase of additional cheek combs, you can adjust your 10/22 to have the appropriate cheek rest height for your particular rifle setup.
Magpul has made this stock as modular and user friendly as possible at the forward section of the fore end, Magpul has integrated their M-LOK accessory mounting slots. These slots allow you to mount any M-LOK compatible accessory. This allows you to quickly and easy attach any accessories that you may need to mount to your 10/22.
The Magpul 10/22 is designed as a drop-in replacement. This stock will work with all factory Ruger 10/22 .22LR receivers. Installation is quick and easy and will result in a substantial upgrade to your beloved 10/22. The stock system is also compatible with all capacities of factory Ruger 10/22 magazines.
The Hunter stock also features an adjustable barrel tray. This tray helps to expand the compatibility of the chassis system. The barrel tray can be set up to accept all factory 10/22 barrels, as well as aftermarket barrels that have a diameter of up to 0.920”.
The X-22 stock has several features that make it extremely comfortable for the shooter. In addition to the adjustability mentioned previously, the stock also has a rubberized butt pad. This butt pad helps to provide an slip-resistant surface. This allows the rifle to more firmly sit in your shoulder pocket and prevent movement of the rifle once mounted to your shoulder.