It’s been quite a while since I tested any rifle—much less one priced so affordably at just $629—that shot with such stunningly consistent accuracy. Sorry, Ruger, but this one’s not coming back to you.
See it at your firearms retailer, or for more information, contact Ruger Firearms; Tel.: 336-949-5200; Web: www.ruger.com
Ruger American Go Wild rifle 6.5 Creedmoor
|Load||Avg. Velocity (feet per second||Avg. Group 100 yards||Best Group 100 yards|
|Barnes Vor-TX 120 gr. TTSX BT||2,777||1.0||0.81|
|Black Hills Black Gold 143 gr. ELD-X||2,495||0.67||0.24|
|Federal Fusion 140 gr. SP||2,597||0.78||0.54|
|Federal Non Typical Whitetail 140 gr. SP||2,634||0.77||0.39|
|Hornady Precision Hunter 143 gr. ELD-X||2,515||0.91||0.56|
Note: Velocity was an average of 3 shots, measured with a Competitive Edge Dynamics M2 chronograph. Accuracy is taken from three 3-shot groups at 100 yards in wind varying 10-14 mph.
Ruger American Go Wild Rifle 6.5 Creedmoor
- Caliber: 6.5 Creedmoor as tested
- Action: Push-feed bolt action
- Magazine: AI style detachable
- Capacity: 3+1
- Barrel: 22 in.
- Finish: Bronze Cerakote
- Rate of twist: 1:8 RH
- Stock: Synthetic Go Wild Camo
- Trigger: Marksman adjustable
- Weight: 6.6 lb.
- Length: 42 in.
- MSRP: $629