Simple, Compact Falling Block Breech Mechanism
Artillery-Style Breechblock & Under-Lever
Robust & Sturdy Sculpted Receiver
Blade Front Sight w/ Adjustable Rear Sight
Alexander Henry-style Forend
When you think of single-shot rifles, think of the best. Think Ruger No.1, the standard for American-Made single-shot rifles. The No. 1 features a strong, simple, compact falling block breech mechanism with an artillery-style breechblock and under-lever that's ideally suited to today's powerful cartridges. The robust and sturdy, sculptured receiver forms a rigid support for the barrel, stock, and sliding breech block. The No. 1's ejector mechanism provides maximum leverage at the point where the ejector engages the cartridge case and can be adjusted to provide extraction only. The sliding tang safety provides instant security, visibility, and accessibility and the patented Ruger scope-mounting system comes with with scope mounting blocks and a set of free Ruger scope rings. The Light Sporter variant has a blade front with adjustable rear sights, an Alexander Henry-style forend, a sporting style buttpad, a grip cap, and sling swivel studs.