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#2024464 - 01/15/11 06:57 PM .22 Mag / .22 LR Convertible Revolvers- Accuracy?
KC Offline
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Speaking specifically of a 4 3/4" Single Six, does anyone have any epxerience with one?

In general, what is your favorite .22 LR revolver for field carry? I like having a .22 for squirrels, and it's the best "learner" gun. I've been meaning to get one for a while, and I want a mid length barrel (6" or shorter) and adjustable sights are a must.

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#2024829 - 01/15/11 08:39 PM Re: .22 Mag / .22 LR Convertible Revolvers- Accuracy? [Re: KC]
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You got 22LR and 22 Mag ammo?

I'll bring my 6.5 Ruger Super Single Six and both cylinters.

They are actually more accurate w/the 22mag.

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#2024954 - 01/15/11 09:07 PM Re: .22 Mag / .22 LR Convertible Revolvers- Accuracy? [Re: KC]
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I had an old single six "3 screw" that I put thousands of rounds through without a hiccup but the old ones didn't have adjustable sights. Had a fiend that had a fancy colt 22 but it had some problems and was not as reliable as the Ruger. I would say its the best 22 revolver on the market but I would not hunt squirrels with one if I was making a squirrel mulligan. It would be all vegtables with no meat I'm afraid. I like the 5.5 inch barrel.



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#2024981 - 01/15/11 09:14 PM Re: .22 Mag / .22 LR Convertible Revolvers- Accuracy? [Re: BillD]
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Usually in the convertables the 22mag is a little more accurate is what I have read and held true on the one I had.

Favorite walking around 22 for me is an old model Ruger Bearcat. For hunting my SIG Hammerilli gets the nod.

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#2025183 - 01/15/11 10:24 PM Re: .22 Mag / .22 LR Convertible Revolvers- Accuracy? [Re: kmon1]
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Yeah Randy, bring it with you, I've got plenty of ammo.

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#2025369 - 01/16/11 12:12 AM Re: .22 Mag / .22 LR Convertible Revolvers- Accuracy? [Re: KC]
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i have the 5 1/2 inch barrel single six!
its def more accurate with 22 mags.

ill bring it spring break
first gun i bought with all my own money! haha



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