For this test, I decided to shoot the following .22 Long Rifle ammunition since I already had it on hand.
- CCI Select Round Nose 40 Grain
- Federal Classic Copper Plated Solid 40 Grain
- Remington Target Round Nose 40 Grain
- Winchester Super-X Power Point Hollow Point 40 Grain
- Winchester Xpert 22 Hollow Point 36 Grain
CCI Select Round Nose 40 grain
Federal Classic Copper Plated Solid 40 Grain
Remington Target Round Nose 40 Grain
Winchester Super-X Power Point Hollow Point 40 Grain
Winchester Xpert 22 Hollow Point 36 Grain
The above results have been tabulated below showing the minimum, average, maximum, and projected 50 yard equivalent average. I included this 50 yard equivalent because it will be helpful when comparing against other data on the Internet. Once I get some real first hand data at 25 and 50 yards, I will add another post with those range test results.
The best group I shot at 14 yards was 0.14" and the worst was 0.70" with an average of all my groups of 0.42". I think I could have had better results if I would have used a different scope. I found the scope's eye relief to be wrong for my shooting preference and was having side to side sight picture drift as you can see with the windage shifts on the targets above.
Overall I'm very please with the shooting results from the Ruger Charger pistol. With a different scope and more practice, I believe my results could be better, but I'm not complaining. The accuracy of this pistol is clearly good and Ruger hit another home run with the Ruger Charger pistol. If I could change one single item, it would be to add a better trigger. The trigger pull measures about 4.67 pounds I would prefer it to be lighter for target shooting.
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