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What was the first .22 you actually owned?

Discussion in '.22-Rimfire Forum' started by accident, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. mr.t7024

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    I finally read all the posts, it not only was a trip down memory lane but an awesome read! Thanks! BTW keep the lead flying!:)
  2. mr.t7024

    mr.t7024 Member

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    I finally read all the posts, it not only was a trip down memory lane but an awesome read! Thanks! BTW keep the lead flying!:)
  3. Wolf 5.7

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    My first 22 I woned was a M&P 15-22. I know it isn't as classic as some of the others listed. But I love it. My 9 Year old son loves it too. Hopefully, one day he will post on a forum somewhere about having fond memories with poppa shooting the little black gun that could
  4. savage170

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    Remington targetmaster model 41 was my grandfathers rifle getting ready to hand it down to my son
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    A Sears single shot bolt action that was an awesome shooter. I regret getting rid of it to pay bills in my early 20s.
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    Ruger Mark II Target 6 7/8 in barrel stainless steel ,still have it. Probably have about 10,000 rounds through it. Its been back to the ruger factoy 2 times at no cost to me, one of the most accurate guns I have ever owned.Bought it at a pawn shop over 20 years ago think I paid $175 or $200.
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    Same here... on my 12th Christmas..

    After serving as first gun for me and my two younger brothers, I still have that wee beaut.

    (Neat thread!)
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    My Grandpa gave me my first .22 It was a Wards WesternField pump with a tubular mag. It shoots short, long or long rifle. I stll have it. I took it out and fixed the breech on it a couple of yrs ago. I quit shooting it because there was movement in the breech. Didn't know what I was doing but it went back together and works! So it is back in the safe, not worth much but will never be sold.
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    Ithaca X-5 on my 12th Christmas. I thought it was a pellet gun. [​IMG]
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    Remington Nylon 66. I beleive it was called Apache Black. Chromed receiver and barrel. Has a Bushnell .22 varmint scope. Bought it about 40 years ago. It 's been a great little rifle.

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  12. Dirtypacman

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    Only been shooting for about 10 years... first .22 was a 10/22...sold it and then a year or so later bought another :)
  13. Pustic

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    My first .22 is actually a combo gun. It's a Savage .22/20. I still have and shoot it.

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  14. theurbanrifleman68

    theurbanrifleman68 New Member

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    marlin model 25 shooting still have it too
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    For me a full stock Mossberg 151M, the first series with a brass magazine tube. It is/was capable of hitting 12 gauage shot shells at 75 yards with ammo it liked. Still have it in the safe.

    Regards, Kirk
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