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#5462867 - 12/07/14 01:17 PM .22 Rifle - What do you own?
Deerhunter61 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 5884
Loc: DFW
So guys,

I have a post in the optics section about scoping my .22 and it got me to wondering what kind of .22 you guys have? What do you think of your .22? Is it just a cheap one that allows you to plink? Is it a "pretty" good one that is fairly accurate or really accurate? Is it a competition .22? What's the motivation behind your .22?

Mine are:

CZ 452 - it is a very accurate rifle and a lot of fun to shoot. If I was to go squirrel hunting this would be the one I'd take.

Weatherby semi auto - it's a relatively accurate rifle and although fun it's just not the shooter my CZ is.

And then I have my old $25 bolt .22 that I restored. I love this one because I got it so cheap and also because it's the only gun I have restored. As for'll shoot pretty good.

#5462889 - 12/07/14 01:27 PM Re: .22 Rifle - What do you own? [Re: Deerhunter61]
jdk1985 Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 08/15/11
Posts: 11748
Loc: Waco, TX
Marlin model 60. Stainless, laminate stock. Perfect.

#5463047 - 12/07/14 02:32 PM Re: .22 Rifle - What do you own? [Re: Deerhunter61]
Slow Drifter Offline

Registered: 04/09/09
Posts: 4271
Loc: Central Texas
Mine are old. A Winchester model 63 and a model 67. These were both inherited and not shot very much. I did pick up a Heritage Rough Rider a few years ago with the 22Mag cylinder that stays with the fishing tackle for dispatching snakes and turtles.
"I have no idea what WW-III will be fought with, but WW-IV will be fought with sticks and stones."

A. Einstein

#5463073 - 12/07/14 02:47 PM Re: .22 Rifle - What do you own? [Re: Deerhunter61]
Simple Searcher Offline
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Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 4261
Loc: Helotes, Hext
I have a Ruger 10/22 that I got for my 16th birthday, that was in 1982. Got many cottontails and turkeys with it over the years, still with the factory iron sites too.

"Man is still a hunter, still a simple searcher after meat..." Robert C. Ruark

#5463082 - 12/07/14 02:50 PM Re: .22 Rifle - What do you own? [Re: Deerhunter61]
rimfire Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 01/07/09
Posts: 16
10/22 carbine 18" barrel with Nikon 3x9
10/22 stainless rifle 22" barrel w/ Nikon 3x9
Henry Lever action open sights

the rugers are pretty accurate to 100 yds (2-3" groups)
the Henry is by far the most fun to plink with, load it up with shorts & shoot shotgun hulls at 25 yds all day long

#5463084 - 12/07/14 02:51 PM Re: .22 Rifle - What do you own? [Re: Deerhunter61]
texasdude28 Online   content
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Registered: 06/12/11
Posts: 2811
Loc: Clairette
I love .22's, have 2 old Mossbergs, one a bolt and one a semi that both are very accurate, have a winchester, a S&W 15-22,and several revolvers and pistols.

#5463110 - 12/07/14 03:03 PM Re: .22 Rifle - What do you own? [Re: Deerhunter61]
Toxarch Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 03/09/11
Posts: 1705
Loc: Parker County
Savage FV-SR (bolt action) with a Boyds stock and a Mueller scope.
Accurate for long range. And the bolt means really quiet suppressed shooting.
It is far more important to be able to hit the target than it is to haggle over who makes a weapon or who pulls a trigger.

— Dwight D. Eisenhower

#5463137 - 12/07/14 03:15 PM Re: .22 Rifle - What do you own? [Re: Deerhunter61]
Bullfrog Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/21/11
Posts: 10602
Loc: N-Bedford
Pos marlin 60. She aint purdy but it goes bang every time! I took that thing apart a few years ago. I swear to you it's an engineering miracle! Good Lord roflmao

Got that sucker back together correctly and she shoots great.

#5463150 - 12/07/14 03:23 PM Re: .22 Rifle - What do you own? [Re: Deerhunter61]
RayBob Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 03/03/10
Posts: 306
Loc: 'Merica and East Texas
Have 2 10/22's one 1980's plain jane and a stainless short barrel. My kids lug these 2 around.

Also 2 in .22WMR, a Marlin 883SS and a Ruger American short barrel. All are good shooters.

Have plans on a RAR in .22LR.

#5463173 - 12/07/14 03:35 PM Re: .22 Rifle - What do you own? [Re: Deerhunter61]
Colt W. Knight Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 03/22/11
Posts: 2051
Loc: West Virginia
Remington 552
Marlin 60
Marlin Xt-22
Ruger Mark II
SW 22A

#5463235 - 12/07/14 03:58 PM Re: .22 Rifle - What do you own? [Re: Deerhunter61]
grandpa75672 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/27/05
Posts: 354
Loc: Quinlan, Tx
Ruger 10-22
Marlin Papoose
Browning Buckmark

#5463244 - 12/07/14 04:01 PM Re: .22 Rifle - What do you own? [Re: Deerhunter61]
huntwest Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 09/17/10
Posts: 1839
Loc: Albany
Kimber target hunter.
Colt m4

#5463254 - 12/07/14 04:06 PM Re: .22 Rifle - What do you own? [Re: Deerhunter61]
bscdd Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/15/10
Posts: 333
Loc: Throckmorton, TX.
Winchester 63 Semi auto
Winchester 62a pump
Winchester 9422
Western Field(Marlin model 60)that's my dad's
Remington Targetmaster single shot was my Grandad's

Yeah I like shooting 22's

#5463289 - 12/07/14 04:19 PM Re: .22 Rifle - What do you own? [Re: Deerhunter61]
Buckeyesgt Online   content

Registered: 07/11/11
Posts: 918
Loc: Fort Worth
A couple of 10/22's
U.S. Army 90-94 98G Russian
U.S. Army Reserve 94-98 37F

#5463306 - 12/07/14 04:26 PM Re: .22 Rifle - What do you own? [Re: Deerhunter61]
charlesb Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 04/07/10
Posts: 1464
Loc: West Texas mountains
I have a Marlin model 60 that belonged to my father. It has a Leupold 2-7 rimfire scope and is very accurate.

Recently I went over the stock and metalwork with Renaissance polish and now it looks better than new.

Beautiful gun, lots of fun to shoot.

I almost bought a Winchester 1885 in 22 lr at the last gun show, but this one had a matte finish on the metal, so I passed on that. If it had been gloss, it would have gone home with me.

Probably the classiest 22 available today is the 1885 low wall falling block from Winchester. Pricey - but well worth every penny.

1885 Low Wall, 22lr

Edited by charlesb (12/07/14 04:30 PM)
Kind regards, charlesb

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