What's your favorite .22 rifle ??

Discussion in '.22-Rimfire Forum' started by Smokin Guns, Mar 6, 2003.

  1. Danwin22

    Danwin22 Active Member

    Oct 31, 2008
    longwood, Florida
    That wood stock on the 10/22 is gorgeous.
  2. Dr Mike

    Dr Mike New Member

    Feb 20, 2009
    Enid, Oklahoma
    Remington 550-1. Old as the hills and still accurate and dependable.

  3. BigB

    BigB New Member

    Feb 21, 2009
    I didn't read all of the posts. I think I saw my .22 mentioned once, a Savage Mark II. Don't really know how good it shoots. I only just received it from a friend recently and was hoping to hear good things about it before I take it out. My favorite is a Browning .22 auto-loader that I inherited from my uncle a couple of years ago. I know it is deadly on squirrels.
  4. 94z07

    94z07 New Member

    Feb 28, 2009
    1941 Marlin Model 81-DL 24" Barrel, Bolt action, tube mag, .22 S-L-LR, Williams sights adj for elevation&windage.

    When firing CB's one can hear the pin strike the rim and the bullet strike the trap. When I fire CB's in shorter barrels (even 22") there is still percussion noise.

    I could, in theory, shoot at bullet traps in my basement with no one ever knowing a gun was being fired. (But I would never violate any local laws against discharging in or near a permanent structure.;))
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  5. SacJesusFreak

    SacJesusFreak Former Guest

    Mar 28, 2009
    Your Favorite .22 rifle??

    What is your Favorite .22 rifle and Why?
  6. Tom

    Tom Member

    Nov 18, 2004
    Re: Your Favorite .22 rifle??

    Unfortunately, that is a more difficult question to answer than perhaps it should be.

    I like my Marlin 39A because it was my first gun.

    I like my Ruger 10/22 because, with the Green Mountain barrel and Kidd trigger, it is such a precise gun to play with.

    I like my Marlin 39M because it is a good substitute for practicing for CAS, and is just plain fun to shoot. It was the one I used yesterday.
  7. Re: Your Favorite .22 rifle??

    The first 22 i ever had was a Remington Nylon 66 to me it was the best shooting 22 i ever used, bought it when i was 12-13 paid $40.00 and had to put it on layaway and just pay on it as i had the money to. I loved shooting that little 22
  8. 94z07

    94z07 New Member

    Feb 28, 2009
    Re: Your Favorite .22 rifle??

    My Marlin 81D is my favorite because it is heavy, has a long 24" barrel, and its bolt action lets me shoot .22 CB shorts with no noise or feed problems.

    My Winchester 290 is my favorite because it is semi-auto, light and feeds short and long rifle with no feed issues.

    I want to add a Marlin 39a because it will be my favorite because of its lever action and legenary status.

    I also want to add a High Standard Flite King because its pump action will make it my favorite. Oh and I kinda have an emotional attachment to the brand.

  9. JetGirl

    JetGirl Member

    Dec 18, 2008
    Re: Your Favorite .22 rifle??

    I have two, depending on what I'm using them for.
    I love the perfect balance and feel of a CZ when shouldered, and I also prefer irons to scopes in a plinking situation...so for that I grab my CZ 452 Lux.

    When I'm shooting paper target games or dueling trees, I reach for the Savage Mk II that I bought for my daughter. It's scoped with a Bushnell and the synthetic stock also makes me not worry so much about dings or scratches.
  10. Ed K

    Ed K Member

    Jan 4, 2008
    Re: Your Favorite .22 rifle??

    I have Marlin squirrl gun it's #1 39a #2 BSA Martini #3 10/22 #4 Tarus Pump #5 Rem 513 #6 old single shot win #7 few others then I get my 17'S there real fun
  11. ponycar17

    ponycar17 Active Member

    Feb 17, 2005
    South Carolina
    Re: Your Favorite .22 rifle??

    My favorite overall is my 10/22 since it has the new stock, barrel and scope. The stock and barrel are Butler Creek pieces. The scope is an off brand 6-18 x 40mm adjustable objective scope. It makes tiny holes in paper. :D

    Before those additions I had other favorites... :)
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  12. pawn

    pawn Active Member

    Jan 31, 2007
    Crossville, TN
    Re: Your Favorite .22 rifle??

    lookin good Ponycar :D

    My favorite would be my CZ 452 Varmint wearing a Weaver V-16. If I do my part it's a tack driver. :)

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  13. Re: Your Favorite .22 rifle??

    How did you get it to stick to the ceiling like that?
  14. ponycar17

    ponycar17 Active Member

    Feb 17, 2005
    South Carolina
    Re: Your Favorite .22 rifle??

    That's a nice piece yourself pawn. :D I'd like a nicer bolt action than I currently have. My Savage Mark II is good for its intended purpose of unloading CB ammo but it's not a tack driver.

    Jim, that's a pic taken of the rifle leaning in the corner of our foyer. Rotate the picture 1/4 turn to the left and it makes a bit more sense. :D
  15. Mr. Nameless

    Mr. Nameless New Member

    Feb 21, 2009
    Coast of N.C.
    Re: Your Favorite .22 rifle??

    has to be my sons roger 10/22 tacticle, he hasnt gotten it yet but i had to test for multiple reasons, mostly for safety reasons to make sure it wouldnt jam and back fire on him
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