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#7001785 - 12/18/17 09:04 PM Which one and why is it better?
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I got the ok to buy a .22 pistol soon. I really like the

Ruger MK IV
Browning Buck Mark
SW22
Ruger 22/45

Which would you get out of these and why it?

Thanks.


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#7001806 - 12/18/17 09:17 PM Re: Which one and why is it better? [Re: MathMan]
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I think you will be happy with either one. I have had both and if I was going to buy another one, which I will since they are both gone, it will be the Ruger.

Didnít see the Ruger 22/45. Donít have experience with that one


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#7001816 - 12/18/17 09:23 PM Re: Which one and why is it better? [Re: MathMan]
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Without a lot of experience with any of those, Iíd go with the Mk. IV, just because of that lines legacy. Never really heard anything bad about them.
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#7001825 - 12/18/17 09:31 PM Re: Which one and why is it better? [Re: MathMan]
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My 22/45 was more accurate than my MKIII. Theyíre all good though.

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#7001830 - 12/18/17 09:35 PM Re: Which one and why is it better? [Re: MathMan]
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Iíve been a Ruger fanboy for a lot of years. I have a 22/45 target that shoots lights out. Having said that, the SW22 is a sweet pistol. It would be high on my list. Honestly do not think you could go wrong with any you mention.

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#7001836 - 12/18/17 09:39 PM Re: Which one and why is it better? [Re: MathMan]
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Iíve been reading about the SW22 Victory. Supposedly a better trigger and it has fiber optic sights.

How does it work to buy a gun online and have it shipped to a gun shop nearby? Iíve never done that. Just always bought from academy. Whatís the cost to do this?

Thereís some good deals on these guns out there.

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#7001870 - 12/18/17 10:05 PM Re: Which one and why is it better? [Re: MathMan]
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Donít have any experience with the S&W. Iíve owned exactly one Ruger - a 22/45,and currently have a Buck Mark. Got rid of the Ruger. To me the Buck Mark had a better trigger and was more accurate.
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#7001877 - 12/18/17 10:06 PM Re: Which one and why is it better? [Re: MathMan]
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I have ordered a number of guns from Buds. They ship to an FFL you choose to do the paperwork. I have a guy here in town that will do it for $20. Buds also ships free a lot of the time.

https://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/mobile/product/96492/s&w_victory_22lr_55_10r_fo_stainless

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#7001891 - 12/18/17 10:16 PM Re: Which one and why is it better? [Re: MathMan]
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You want a gun that's easy to take down. So that would be a Ruger Mk IV or SW Victory.
I have the SW22 Victory. It's accurate and reliable. It's a very nice pistol. Do some reading on it.

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#7001902 - 12/18/17 10:23 PM Re: Which one and why is it better? [Re: MathMan]
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I have a Ruger MKIII Hunter and it is accurate and very dependable. The new MKiV breaks down much easier than the MKIII.
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#7001904 - 12/18/17 10:25 PM Re: Which one and why is it better? [Re: MathMan]
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Also take a look at the S&W M&P 22.

It is a lot of fun and similar ergos to a M&P9 2.0 Compact or comparable Glock, if you carry either of those. I also have an earlier version of the Ruger. While very nice, it never goes to the range since the M&P showed up.

https://www.smith-wesson.com/firearms/mp-22-compact


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#7001935 - 12/18/17 10:59 PM Re: Which one and why is it better? [Re: MathMan]
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We have the Ruger MKIV, S&W MP22, and Sig Skeeter. Of the 3 I love the MP22, great feel & Trigger, non existing recoil. The Ruger is good but heavy. The Sig sucks.
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#7001949 - 12/18/17 11:19 PM Re: Which one and why is it better? [Re: MathMan]
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I am a fan of the Buck Mark but also think I would really like the grip angle of the 22/45. It is next on my list to try.
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#7016575 - 12/29/17 10:44 PM Re: Which one and why is it better? [Re: MathMan]
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Loving my S&W Victory!

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#7016609 - 12/29/17 11:07 PM Re: Which one and why is it better? [Re: MathMan]
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