Iraqveteran8888: Ruger Max-9 ReadyDot is the Real Deal

Eric from Iraqveteran8888 breaks through all the 9MM noise in his review of the Ruger Max-9 ReadyDot. After putting it through it’s paces on the range, Eric breaks down all the features that make it a “complete package” and a fantastic value for deep concealed carry.

Diving into the Ruger Max-9 ReadyDot’s design and ergonomics, he points out that the compact size and intuitive, ReadyDot micro reflex, fiber optic sight system have solidified Ruger’s place in the micro 9 polymer pistol category.

Ammo Tip

Going beyond the traditional review, Eric shows how the gun shoots at different loads using Norma 124 grain, 147 grain Speer Gold Dot and Remington subsonic ammo.

Ruger Max-9 ReadyDot Features

The Ruger Max-9 ReadyDot boasts an array of cutting-edge features. Chiefly, its factory-mounted, co-witnessed Ruger® ReadyDot™ micro reflex sight, complete with a large 15 MOA red aiming dot, ensures precise targeting. Furthermore, its light-gathering fiber optic automatically adjusts to varying light conditions. Indeed this gun is built to last, being both waterproof and shock-resistant, with no batteries or buttons, ensuring ultimate reliability. The Max 9 Ready Dot offers a smooth and short trigger pull, complemented by a clean break and positive reset, making it a joy to shoot. Despite its slim, lightweight design, it still accommodates up to 12+1 rounds of 9mm Luger ammunition. Crafted with rugged precision, its through-hardened alloy steel slide and one-piece fire control chassis guarantee durability. Additionally, its medium-textured grip frame provides a secure and comfortable hold. Noteworthy safety features include an integrated trigger safety, manual safety, internal striker blocker, and an inspection port for visual confirmation of chamber status. The reversible magazine release adds to its user-friendly design. The package includes two E-Nickel Teflon® coated magazines and a finger grip extension floorplate for enhanced comfort and grip.

Ruger Max-9 ReadyDot Specs:

  • Caliber: 9mm
  • Capacity: 10+1, 12+1 (one of each magazine included)
  • Barrel Length: 3.2 inches
  • Safety Option: Standard model comes – external manual safety lever
  • Grip Frame: High-Performance, Glass-Filled Nylon
  • Overall Length: 6 inches
  • Height: 4.52 inches
  • Weight: 18.4 ounces (unloaded)

Check out Erics’ review from SHOT Show of the new Ruger LC Carbine in .45 now.

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