Ruger recently launched the Ruger-57, a new striker-fired pistol with impressive ergonomics including an easy trigger reach, 1911-style ambidextrous manual safety, robust slide release, and reversible magazine latch. 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.
Already generating buzz throughout the industry, here’s a quick rundown on the new Ruger-57:
Ruger-57: Model 16401
High-capacity and featuring an all-steel slide drilled and tapped for easy mounting, this new pistol from Ruger is a full-size option for customers looking for superior ballistics on a handgun.
Light and accurate (perfect for small game hunting), the Ruger-57 pistol features:
- Windage and elevation adjustable, serrated rear sight and rapid acquisition fiber optic front sight for fast, accurate shooting
- Steel magazine provides double-stack capacity without unnecessary bulk
- Textured, ergonomic frame provides a secure and comfortable grip
- The Secure Action fire control is derived from the reliable and proven hammer-fired LCP fire control system. The Secure Action fire control combines the smooth trigger pull of the LCP with the short, crisp feel and positive reset of a single action
RugerFirearms: Ruger-57 Features
Fun to Shoot, Cool to Own – 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.
WHOA. Sounds like a rootin’ tootin’ good time, so without further ado:
Here are five great video gun reviews of the Ruger-57!
22plinkster: FULL REVIEW of THE NEW RUGER 57!
22plinkster took the 57 out back and put her through the paces, listing plenty of pros and very few cons after shooting this new pistol from Ruger.
GunTalk Media: Meet the Ruger-57
Kevin Jarnagin of GunTalk Media gave a comprehensive rundown of the Ruger-57 and shared his initial thoughts after his day at the range… complete with exploding water jugs!!
TFB TV: NEW Ruger-57: Better Than the Five-seveN?
The Firearm Blog’s Hop had a lot to say about Ruger’s new firearm including a pretty sick reference for 90’s kids.
Slav Guns: Ruger 57 – America’s 5.7×28 Answer!
The guys take a detailed look at the Ruger-57 in 5.7×28 announced just before the 2020 SHOT Show coming up soon!
Gunblast.com: Shooting Ruger’s NEW 57 5.7×28 Semi-Automatic Pistol
Old school meets the new 5.7×28 from Ruger, pew pew ensues.
While the influencers and the firearms industry may find it hard to contain their excitement over the Ruger-57, is it enough to drive customers to their local gun store? Do you plan on testing or purchasing Ruger’s new pistol?
Will you be looking for coverage on the Ruger-57 from SHOT Show?
Let us know what you think in the comments below, we’d love to hear from you!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Jenn Jacques is a fierce defender of the Second Amendment, concealed carry advocate, fishing enthusiast, hiker, hunter, and an all-around great gal with a gun. As a former Private Detective, Jenn put those skills to good use, fighting for gun rights in her home state of Wisconsin before working as the Editor of a 2A News site, publication writer, and freelance blogger.
Jacques has hundreds of hours of firearms training under her belt including Street Encounters and Low Light/No Light Training, is a graduate of the Gunsite Academy, and was named a S.A.F.E. Summer Local Champion of Firearm Safety by the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Project ChildSafe.
She has been a staple in the firearms industry since 2009 and is proud to be raising her three children with her husband John who is also an avid hunter, 2A supporter, and an amazing father.
You can find her on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or shooting at any number of gun ranges across this great country.
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