Summary: The description, specs, pricing, photos and user ratings for the Ruger American Pistol Compact.
The Ruger American Pistol Compact is a semiauto handgun built on a glass-filled nylon frame with a stainless steel slide, and chambered in 9mm or .45 ACP. Other features include:
- A modular, wraparound, textured and checkered, interchangeable grip system for small, medium and large hand sizes;
- an accessory rail;
- Novak LoMount Carry three-dot sights dovetailed into the slide;
- an ambidextrous slide stop;
- an ambidextrous magazine release;
- an internal, automatic sear-block safety;
- a trigger safety;
- a black nitride finish on the slide; and
- one flush-fit magazine, and one extended magazine.
Ruger offers this pistol with either no manual thumb safety, or with an ambidextrous thumb safety.
You can take-down this pistol without pulling the trigger. A hard plastic case comes with the gun.
Also, Ruger says:
- The trigger features a short takeup with a positive reset;
- the barrel cam, low-mass slide, low center of gravity and low bore axis reduce recoil; and
- it’s tested the American Pistol Compact for sustained +P ammo use.
On camera: Check out Hickok45’s video review of the American Compact.
|9mm||17+1, 12+1||3.55″||6.65″||4.48″||1.4″ w/out safety; 1.5″ w/safety||28.7 oz.|
|.45 ACP||10+1||3.75″||7.25″||4.48″||1.4″ w/out safety; 1.5″ w/safety||28.6 oz.|
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