Ruger American Precision Rifle RPR 6.5 Creedmoor 24” w/ Vortex Viper 50

SOLD FOR: $1,350.00

WOA#: WY240229JB006

Make: Ruger

Model:  RPR, American Precision Rifle, 18008

Serial Number: 1800-75720

Year of Manufacture: 2017

Caliber: 6.5 Creedmoor

Action Type: Bolt-Action

Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked “RUGER PRECISION NEWPORT-NH-USA 1800-75720”. Both sides of the safety selector have “RUGER” and “SAFE, FIRE”. The barrel is marked “6.5 CREEDMOOR READ INSTRUCTION MANUAL BEFORE USING FIREARM”. Both sides of the stock have the Ruger logo and “RUGER”. Both sides of the handguard are marked “RUGER”.  The pistol grip is marked, “RUGER”.  Bolt is marked with Ruger’s logo and “1800-75720”.

Barrel Length/tTwist: 24”.  26” with fixed Muzzle Brake.

Sights / Optics: The top of the receiver has a flat top picatinny rail for all your favorite scopes and optics.  The rail is mounted with a Vortex Viper 6-24×50 scope. The sight picture is clear.  The scope rates in Excellent condition.

Stock Configuration & Condition: Ruger Precision® MSR stock features a bottom Picatinny rail and soft rubber buttpad.  The left-folding stock hinge is attached to an AR-style buffer tube and accepts any AR-style stock.  Length of pull and comb height are adjustable. The LOP measures 12”-15.50”  The handguard is a15” K-MOD rail.  The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.  There are no chips or cracks or handling wear.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: Two 10rd PMAGS in Excellent overall condition unopened.

Type of Finish:  Black Anodized

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is mirror bright and the rifling is sharp . There is no visible erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows no operation wear. The screw heads are sharp. The pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes in a Plano Gun Guard case with extra Bolt Dust Cover/Guide, total of two magazines, QD mount and picatinny for the handguard, and owner’s manual.

Our Assessment:  This Ruger Precision Rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor, outfitted with a Vortex Viper 50 scope, is a formidable combination designed for unparalleled precision and long-range shooting accuracy. The Ruger Precision Rifle (RPR) is celebrated for its advanced engineering and modularity, allowing shooters to fine-tune the firearm to their specific needs and preferences.

The 6.5 Creedmoor chambering is particularly well-regarded for its ballistic efficiency and flat-shooting capabilities, making it an ideal choice for both competitive shooting and hunting at extended distances. This cartridge provides a favorable balance of recoil and long-range trajectory, enhancing the shooter’s ability to maintain accuracy over longer engagements.

The Ruger Precision Rifle itself features a number of high-end specifications that contribute to its performance. These include a CNC-machined pre-hardened 4140 chrome-moly steel receiver and a cold hammer-forged 4140 chrome-moly steel barrel, which is known for its precise rifling and durability. The rifle incorporates a hybrid muzzle brake to reduce recoil and minimize noise and blast to the sides of the shooter. Its MSR stock with QD sling attachment points is adjustable for length of pull and comb height, and it includes a Picatinny rail atop for mounting optics.

Paired with the Ruger Precision Rifle, the Vortex Viper 50 scope offers exceptional clarity and precision. This high-powered optic features robust, high-diameter tubes that provide a wide adjustment range for windage and elevation, crucial for long-range shooting. Its precision-force spring system ensures repeatability and ease of adjustment. The Vortex Viper’s optics are coated with multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces for increased light transmission, and its rugged construction ensures it can withstand the elements and heavy recoil.

This combination of the Ruger Precision Rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor with the Vortex Viper 50 scope makes for a highly capable setup ideal for those looking to push their limits in precision and reach in shooting disciplines. Whether for competitive target shooting, precision plinking, or hunting, this setup promises to deliver exceptional performance and reliability.  Please see our photos and good luck! – L.S.

Ruger American Precision Rifle RPR 6.5 Creedmoor 24” w/ Vortex Viper 50
Ruger American Precision Rifle RPR 6.5 Creedmoor 24” w/ Vortex Viper 50