Most accurate 22lr rifle for under $400?

Discussion in '.22-Rimfire Forum' started by MartinL, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. MartinL

    MartinL Former Guest

    Jan 29, 2010
    I am in the market for something better than my 10/22 and marlin 25N. Bolt or single shot does not matter, just accuracy and decent price. How well does the contender stack up against the bolt actions? I have a contender frame to use. Thanks


  2. raydcarter

    raydcarter New Member

    May 8, 2009
    The Savage MK II's are very good. Several sub-models in your price range. I'd certainly recommend you look at them.
  3. ill go along on the savage mark 2 the btvs model looks awsome.that aside a have a goor friend that owns this model and he loves may also want to chk on a new barrel for your can get a match barrel and custom stock for half of what you want to spend. old semperfi
  4. Claude Clay

    Claude Clay New Member

    May 26, 2009
    Central CT
    another vote for the CZ 452 brno or 2500
  5. Joe M

    Joe M Member

    Jan 27, 2009
    I to would recommend either the Savage MK II-BTV, or one of the MK II-FV's. These rifles are amazingly accurate, the MK II-BTV more so I feel. I gave my son one of these BTV's for Christmas and now it's all I can do to keep up with him on group size with my FV, which is no slouch for accuracy, but it's not a BTV... Fantastic rifle - those BTV's.:)
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2010
  6. Big Shrek

    Big Shrek Well-Known Member

    Nov 10, 2009
    NorthWest Florida
  7. Big ugly

    Big ugly New Member

    Feb 27, 2009
    Knoxville Tennessee
    You want a good target rifle or rodent killer the Remington 513-T is about the best tack driver you can get. These things are nice,You will have to shop around to find one cuz I dont think they are on the market anymore but I have seen a few at gun shows.

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  8. mr.t7024

    mr.t7024 Member

    In my opinion I agree with raydcarter and Old semper that savage mark11 btv is excellent,my son has one, and one of these days I am gonna steal it from him!:D
  9. mr.t7024

    mr.t7024 Member

    In my opinion I agree with raydcarter and Old semper that Savage Mark 11 BTV:D is excellent,my son has one, and one of these days I am gonna steal it from him!:D
  10. G-Mann

    G-Mann Member

    Feb 4, 2009
    Well MartinL, I see there are a lot of choices here. I myself have the Marlin 881 bolt that also think of being a good rifle as well.

    As long as you choose whatever is recommended here, I am sure you cannot go wrong. Good luck!:D
  11. ponycar17

    ponycar17 Active Member

    Feb 17, 2005
    South Carolina
    What about just add a $150 Butler Creek .920" barrel and stock combo to your 10/22? I did that and my 10/22 is now a seriously accurate rifle with the right ammo. I topped it off with a 6-18 x 40 Adjustable Objective scope. It's just plain fun. I've got a Savage Mark II as well along with a Marlin Model 60 but the 10/22 is the most fun to shoot now that it can put the bullet where I point. :)

    REISINGMOD50 New Member

    The most accurate .22 I have ever seen or shot is a TU 33/40 sold by NCA Ridgefield, NJ. I bought one in the 80's and it is a Chinese (don't laugh) copy of a K-98 trainer in .22. It is BR50 quality and accuracy. I have a Nicoles 4X32 scope on it and I would wager it would shoot as well or better than any $400 - $500 rifle on the market. Beautiful workmanship and nicely finished. If I knew how to attach a picture of it would. I do not know if they are made or imported anymore.
  13. pawn

    pawn Active Member

    Jan 31, 2007
    Crossville, TN
    Can I get one for $400 or less? :confused: If not, I don't understand why you posted in this thread, i.e. Most Accurate 22lr rifle for under $400.

    Look forward to your reply.
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2010
  14. Suwannee Tim

    Suwannee Tim New Member

    Feb 11, 2009
    I wouldn't give up on the 10-22. Put a new barrel, bolt, receiver, trigger parts and stock on it and it if a fabulous rifle.:eek:
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