The Ruger American Pistol has a recoil-reducing barrel cam, low-mass slide, low center of gravity and low bore axis. The pre-tensioned striker system features a powerful striker spring for positive ignition without a heavier trigger pull. Its non-slip surfaces include functional slide serrations and grip/frame texturing for enhanced control. The American Pistol features a modular wraparound grip for adjusting palm swell and trigger reach to fit a wide range of hand sizes. Ergonomic grip modules lock in solidly and do not loosen. It has an ambidextrous slide stop and magazine release, Novak LoMount carry three-dot sights, MIL-STD-1913 Picatinny rail. Safety features include internal, automatic sear block system, ambidextrous manual safety and integrated trigger safety. Includes two nickel-Teflon plated steel magazines (one 12rd and one 17rd with grip extension); small, medium and large grip modules.