What was the first .22 you actually owned?

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  1. dlm

    dlm New Member

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    Marlin Model 98. My Dad gave it to me in 1964 ,I still have the rifle and it still shoots exceptionally well.
  2. Bux22

    Bux22 New Member

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    Ruger MKIII sold it recently in favor of .22WMR's
  3. gun runner

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    a marlin 60 about 15 years ago :dance:
  4. wjjones

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    1976 Glenfield model 60..
  5. Clint KY

    Clint KY New Member

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    A Remington Nylon 66 - got it when I was 15 and still have it (I'm 64) and shoot it regularly.
  6. tlwmsu

    tlwmsu New Member

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    Savage Model 3B bolt action. Shoots straighter than I ever will! Killed many snapping turtles and soda cans with it.
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    Marlin Model 60. Bought it 20 years ago. Still have it. :)
  8. Curlyjoe_99

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    First Shot... a Nylon 66

    First Owned... A Browning Challenger III. Bought it on my 21st Birthday back in 1984, stupid state rules for pistols :(. Still have it, but my last gunsmith recommended putting her up as she getting to be a collectible. Still functions flawlessly and will leave her fang marks from the slide on your hand if you aren't careful. :) LOL
  9. Fromthehip

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    Been lurking on this forum a while. Thought I would join the party and chime in... Remington 572 BDL. Pretty nice gun for an eight year old kid. But at the range I still would rather shoot my mom's 512X. Guess I was a bolt gun fan even back then. ;>

    Oh and the first .22 pistol came a while later. A Ruger Mark II when they were first released. The target model with a 6 7/8" bull barrel. I got so mad trying to disassemble it the first time (hit the gun with a @#$@# hammer?) that I ended up selling it shortly thereafter. I sort of regret that decision now.
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  10. 45nut

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    Glenfield Marlin Model 60. Put about 500,000 rounds through it and sold it to a buddy who is still shooting it I think.

    Bought an anniversary model and kept shooting.
  11. Rusty Dusty

    Rusty Dusty New Member

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    I learned how to shoot with my Grandfather Remigton 572 Fieldmaster, made sometime in the '50s. My Dad gave me a new 572 Fieldmaster for Christmas in '85, I was 16. I then later inherited my Grandfathers rifle. They sit next to each other in the safe and enjoy regular exercise.

    Rusty
  12. RDHill

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    Remington model 514. Bought it about 44 or 45 years ago and still have it. Great shooting little gun.
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    Youth Old Henry 22LR Repeater, got it for my 8th birthday. I love that gun & it will be my step sons when I think he is mature enough for it.
  14. kcomqg

    kcomqg New Member

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    my first rifle was a mossberg 640ka chuckster 22 mag dad bought new in the 60's, in the late 70's my dad quit coon hunting and gave it to me still have it today it has shot alot of things lol
  15. dougw47

    dougw47 New Member

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    My dad won a Springfield Model 15 .22 rifle in a raffle in 1959, I still have it.
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