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#5970110 - 10/09/15 09:40 PM RH .22lr bolt action?
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Wanting to know about quality. New or old.

I have a LH Savage MK II, and have been happy with it. I was wanting to know of other options that are attainable for non-wealthy people, or stick with another Savage MK II.

Looking for best bang for the buck. This will be a trainer for my 7 year old daughter that is right handed, and I would like for it to be a 50 yard tack driver.
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#5970122 - 10/09/15 09:51 PM Re: RH .22lr bolt action? [Re: FiremanJG]
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If you are wanting a tack driver boltaction 22 CZ
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#5970129 - 10/09/15 10:02 PM Re: RH .22lr bolt action? [Re: FiremanJG]
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I handled a CZ 455 Mannlicher today and loved it; they were asking about $440 as I recall. Not sure it's the best choice for a 7 year-old. A while back I bought a Savage Rascal (pink!) for an 8 year-old girl and was pleasantly surprised by the rifle once I installed an inexpensive scope. It had the accu-trigger and was much more usable and accurate than I expected. It's not a rifle to keep for 10 years, but it's a pretty neat 2 or 3 year rifle. It's also very reasonably priced.
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#5970131 - 10/09/15 10:03 PM Re: RH .22lr bolt action? [Re: FiremanJG]
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CZ's are very nice guns. I have had great luck with my Savage bolt actions in 17 HMR and 22 Mag. Although I don't own one I would consider the Ruger American Rimfire, they make a youth model with interchangeable stock pads to change the LOP and they use the standard Ruger box mags.

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#5970135 - 10/09/15 10:06 PM Re: RH .22lr bolt action? [Re: FiremanJG]
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Remington 521 T. They made a youth model in it also. They are a great rifle.

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#5970141 - 10/09/15 10:17 PM Re: RH .22lr bolt action? [Re: FiremanJG]
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Tikka... Oh wait never mind.

CZ is nice but not cheap.

Ruger 77/22 is nice but not cheap.

Looks like Savage is the best option, maybe a Ruger American, but not sure on their quality.
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#5970189 - 10/09/15 11:15 PM Re: RH .22lr bolt action? [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
Tikka... Oh wait never mind.

CZ is nice but not cheap.

Ruger 77/22 is nice but not cheap.

Looks like Savage is the best option, maybe a Ruger American, but not sure on their quality.


I wasn't very enthusiastic about the Ruger Americans I handled. They were gritty and sharp edges.

Older Remington Bolt action 22s were great shooters. I haven't tried any of the newer stuff.

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#5970193 - 10/09/15 11:16 PM Re: RH .22lr bolt action? [Re: FiremanJG]
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Browning T-bolt.
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#5970198 - 10/09/15 11:26 PM Re: RH .22lr bolt action? [Re: FiremanJG]
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Older marlin bolt actions with the microgroove barrel. I love my model 780.
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#5970199 - 10/09/15 11:33 PM Re: RH .22lr bolt action? [Re: TexFlip]
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Originally Posted By: TexFlip
Browning T-bolt.



Yep, Like the way you think!

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#5970234 - 10/10/15 12:43 AM Re: RH .22lr bolt action? [Re: FiremanJG]
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Look at the Vostok trainer rifles.
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#5970268 - 10/10/15 05:25 AM Re: RH .22lr bolt action? [Re: FiremanJG]
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Pre-Remington Marlin if budget is concerned. In the order I would personally choose.

780 781 25N 25 880 881 925 981

...and if you don't mind the Remlin stigma there is the XT-22, not built until 2011.
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#5970345 - 10/10/15 08:00 AM Re: RH .22lr bolt action? [Re: GasGuzzler]
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Well yall have narrowed it down, none! grin
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#5970419 - 10/10/15 08:51 AM Re: RH .22lr bolt action? [Re: FiremanJG]
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If you like your Savage this is a good price

http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php.../category/4536/
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#5970422 - 10/10/15 08:52 AM Re: RH .22lr bolt action? [Re: kmon1]
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Originally Posted By: kmon1
If you are wanting a tack driver boltaction 22 CZ


You're asking this guy if he wants a tack driver? roflmao
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