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#5700142 - 04/14/15 06:52 PM 22 LR Smokeless Greased
1riot1ranger Offline
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Registered: 09/17/08
Posts: 608
Loc: Occupied Clear Lake City
I was given an old rifle that says 22LR Smokeless Greased ammo. What is this? Will modern 22LR work in this gun assuming all else is in good condition?

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#5700299 - 04/14/15 08:25 PM Re: 22 LR Smokeless Greased [Re: 1riot1ranger]
Sniper John Offline

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Registered: 08/31/05
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22 rimfire ammo was originally black powder. It meant your rifle was to be used with Smokeless ammo with lubed bullets instead of black powder cartridges. I think most if not all factory 22 ammo is lubed or waxed. Some more so than others. They just don't put greased or smokeless on the boxes anymore.
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