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    The Twenty-Two Thread

    anyone here shoot a 22?
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    That coming from 45Nut???? I can't believe it!!

    22 RF or center fire?? I shoot both. I am trying to get my single six converted to center fire. 22 RF ammo of any kind, is two expansive, and hard to find.
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    Nope daddy brought me up on 45-70s. Always said anything smaller was for girls! lol J/K
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    Several different ones actually,
    Remington 540X
    Marlin model 60
    JC Higgins bolt action, don't know the model number
    Ruger 5.5 MkI
    Ruger 5.5 MkII
    Beretta NEOS
    Erma PK 22, looks a little like a mini 1911

    .22's are cheaper to shoot and are a fun change of pace. I have an old
    Savage bolt action that was my Grandpa's, it is missing the mag and I
    can't find a model number anywhere on it.

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    I have a few...

    Winchester M69A...A real tack driver and lets out just a whisper with sub-sonic ammo.

    Ruger 10/22...Left it as-is right out of the box, with the exception of an old Weaver 2.5X scope, it's my feral cat gun.

    Mossberg M42B...My summer kitchen gun.

    Rossi Gallery Carbine...My kitchen door gun.

    Remington 512...Dad bought that for me when I was a kid.

    Ruger MkI standard 6" bbl and fixed sights...Just a fun gun.

    .22rf conversion unit for my 1911A1...Shoots better than it should.

    And a plethera of .22s long gone. The one I miss the most is the mid-sized Beretta M70 for some reason.

    My brother gave me the opportunity to buy his Winchester M52D some years back, but the dog-gone thing weighs as much, or more than my heavy bbl. .308! I said, "No thanks! Got no use for a gun that heavy that don't launch an explosive projectile!"
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    my newest is a smith ar22. this is about as much fun as you can have with your pants on!
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    Me too, I shoot as many 22s as I do the bigger calibers. In almost as many varieties of firearms.

    I have a couple of S&Ws, a couple of Winchester 1890s and several bolt rifles. No lever rifles yet. My current favorite would be the Ruger 77/22 I rebarreled with a Winchester M52 barrel.

    I am working on gettting a 22 barrel for my Ballard.
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    I have many .22's. They are great guns to have at the range for shooting while I take a break from whatever else I am shooting. My daughter Emma has laid claim to all my .22's and at this point I keep buying .22's for me to shoot and her to own.

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    A Ruger Single-Six...

    A T/C Super 14" Match...

    BCB

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    Huh. Seems to me I recall putting an idea about a 22RF section out there that got shot down, violently. Must be he means 22 CAST.

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    i shoot .22rf so seldom last carton i bought was over 10 years ago. still over half the carton left. now 22 centerfire is a differnt story! .222 and .223 i shoot. steve k
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    I was given a Mossberg 46B in a box just parts and no two pieces together, said for me to use as parts he was tired of trying to put together. Well in an hour I had it together and went to the range. One hole at 25 yds made my day now I am going to get the scope mount or the peep that goes with the old mossbergs.

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    LOTS of 22 rimfires here, and several more scattered among daughters and nephews. I hear ya, No. 1!
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    I have a couple.

    Remington 512 bolt
    Ruger 10/22 Rifle(Not the ugly little carbine stock)
    Marlin 25mn .22WMR

    My dad also has a couple that I claim as mine, and I shoot them more than anyone else.

    Henry .22Lever Youth
    Ruger 10/22(about 40 years old)
    Stevens Model 66(used to be my G-pa's)

    Had a Ruger 22/45, but didn't care for it. Wanting to get a Single-Six.

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    22's

    Quote Originally Posted by 45nut View Post
    anyone here shoot a 22?
    Funny you should ask:Ruger MKII, 22/45, Single Six flat gate,
    NM Single Six, 10/22, FIE 22/22 mag. Marlin 39A, Rossi pump gallery gun, Win M52, H & R M12 target, CZ 452 and a
    Russin Vostok SS Target rifle with target sights.

    The last 3 are used in our summer time Friday morning Fellowship shoot at the gun club.

    One more, the little henry that my youngest granddaghter won at the gun glub picknic a couple of years ago.

    22,s are alot of fun!!!
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    Here is a picture of my Cooper 57M and a picture of a Anschutz that I have two of like this except mine is left handed and I no longer have a camera to take a picture of them.
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    Mmmm... lets see. 2 Ruger single six's,Walther P22, Colt Peacemaker,Serling auto,High Standard Sportking,Conversion for Glock22, at least 3 marlin 39a's maybe more, I'd have to look. 2 Ruger 10-22's, a Steven's single shot that was the first firearm I ever bought. I think that's it... It's hard to remember these things as we get older... maybe I'd better chech on those.
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