Aside from the trigger assembly, the best upgrade you can make on your gun to improve its accuracy is the barrel. A factory barrel is okay for the casual shooter, however, that Ruger 10/22 is capable of so much more and so are you. To get that, you have to move into a Volquartsen 10/22 carbon fiber barrel.
This isn't just any Ruger 10/22 carbon fiber barrel, whether you judge it by looks or design. The Volquartsen UltraLite 10/22 Barrel combines weight savings with looks and accuracy for the ultimate in performance. When you upgrade to a carbon fiber barrel for Ruger 10/22 it comes threaded to accept your muzzle device. However, if you rather shoot slick, this Ruger 10/22 carbon fiber barrel arrives with a fitted thread protector to keep the business end pristine.
Volquartsen didn't invent the idea of the carbon fiber barrel for Ruger 10/22, they just turned it into an art form. While a bull barrel does improve accuracy, it can hardly be thought of as sleek, like you would a Volquartsen UltraLite 10/22 barrel. The carbon fiber sleeve on a Volquartsen 10/22 barrel eliminates the vibration from the shot. Therefore, it improves the barrels harmonics, increasing your potential accuracy. If you participate in steel challenge matches, a Volquartsen 10/22 carbon fiber barrel will give you the advantage of smooth, fast transition from one target to the next. While some people may think a carbon fiber Volquartsen 10/22 barrel would be fragile, it is not. Volquartsen designs function into form, bringing you 21st-century space age quality with every Ruger 10/22 carbon fiber barrel they create.
NOTE: For the protection of our customers and various safety and legal liability reasons, we do not accept returns on ammunition, firearms, barrels, or any product that contains a barrel. Defective firearms, barrels, any product that contains a barrel (ie, complete AR-15 uppers, complete pistol slides, etc.) and ammunition must be returned to the original manufacturer for warranty service. You can have peace of mind that all firearms, barrels, complete uppers, and ammunition that we sell are brand new from the manufacturer, and have never been used, installed, or modified.