Ruger Explorer


Ruger Explorer Youth Air Rifle

  • Spring-piston breakbarrel
  • Single-shot
  • Anti-slam trigger/barrel safety system (anti-beartrap mechanism)
  • Ambidextrous, all-weather composite stock
  • Vented cheekpiece
  • Blued receiver
  • Rifled barrel
  • Adjustable fiber optic rear sight
  • Fixed fiber optic front sight
  • Automatic safety
  • Rubber recoil pad
  • Easy to cock–only 16.5 lbs. cocking effort!
  • 12″ length of pull
  • Ideal for training younger shooters or new shooters of any age

Designed for youth shooters, the Explorer breakbarrel is a great place to begin their first forays into shooting sports.  With a lightweight cocking effort (16.5lbs) and a total weight of 4.45lbs, this is a gun nearly anyone can handle.

Each Explorer features a sleek black synthetic stock, skeletonized to reduce weight.  It’s raised cheekpiece and 12″ length of pull assures a comfortable hold.

If you’ve got a youngster you feel is ready for the responsibility of shooting, the Explorer is a respectable addition to your collection.


Caliber 0.177″ (4.5mm)
Max Velocity 495 fps
Loudness 2-Low-Medium
Barrel Length 15.0″
Overall Length 37.12″
Shot Capacity 1
Cocking Effort 16.5 lbs.
Barrel Rifled
Front Sight Fiber Optic
Rear Sight Micrometer adjustable
Scopeable 11mm dovetail
Trigger Two-stage non-adjustable
Buttplate Rubber
Suggested for Plinking & target practice
Action Break barrel
Safety Automatic
Powerplant Spring-piston
Function Single-shot
Body Type Rifle
Weight 4.45 lbs
Ruger-2244020 [PY-2016-4096]
Ruger Explorer youth rifle. Ideal for educating new shooters of any age.

Caliber 0.177″ (4.5mm)
Max Velocity 495 fps

Additional information

Weight 4.45 lbs


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