Your Most Fun To Shoot Reliable 22 Handgun

Discussion in '.22-Rimfire Forum' started by flyingtiger85, Mar 16, 2020.

  1. sharps4590

    sharps4590 Well-Known Member

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    Holy cow!! All 22's? I never got that excited about 22's...handgun or rifle! I believe I have five 22's....and I inherited 3 of them! I doubt I go through one 50 round box a year.
     
  2. tuckerd1

    tuckerd1 Administrator Staff Member Administrator Moderator Supporting Member

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    I went on a binge buying Browning 22 pistols a few years ago. And 1 Ruger MkIV
     
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  3. Gudaki

    Gudaki Well-Known Member

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    My Ruger Mark III 22/45 would be at the top of my list.
     
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  4. Patches

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    S&W K-22 Masterpiece. It's the only .22 handgun I own.

    I should really do something about that.........
     
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  5. AzShooter

    AzShooter Well-Known Member

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    This has become my favorite .22 to shoot. It's a Ruger Mark IV 22/45 with just about every upgrade I could think of. Shoots 1/2 inch groups at 25 yards from a bench and that's with a 12 moa dot. I'd love to try it with a scope.
     

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  6. pdkfishing

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    22 conversion kit on my Colt 1911.
     
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    I see you bought the 70th Anniversary model. How is the aim with the fixed sights? Is the trigger decent? That should become a collector’s item someday if it’s taken care of!
     
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    My MK1 that Goofy just re blued!
     
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  9. flyingtiger85

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    Even with the fixed sites it's my most accurate handgun for sure.Like a laser.I took it out shooting again and was just happy and amazed on how accurate it was.I don't know how many pounds the trigger pull is but it's very light.
    I picked up two more mags for it to and they just came in the mail.Four is enough I guess.
    I don't plan on ever holstering it so the finnish should stay nice for years to come.
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  10. Don Fischer

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    Only have two. S&W 22 combat masterpiece and a High Standard HD Military 6" barrel. High Standard is hand down favorite but I seldom shoot 22's.
     
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  11. Kvasir

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    I only have one 22 handgun, and it's a Jennings. :eek:
    But I did get the wife a Browning Challenger. That's a nice shooting gun.
     
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  12. CCHolderinMaine

    CCHolderinMaine Garandaholic Supporting Member

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    This thread's been out there for a while and like many, it's hard to pick.
    Did some shooting yesterday (holy cow, had to cut it short, my fingers were frozen).
    I think when it comes to fun, I'm going with my Ruger SR22.
    As far as reliable goes, it's been really good. I shoot all sorts of brands out of it...all of them would be considered cheap...and it rarely fails. Just a few occasional .22 hiccoughs, maybe .01% of the time.
     
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  13. Wild Turkey Cogburn

    Wild Turkey Cogburn Well-Known Member

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    "I also have one of those Rough Rider pistols and it's okay, but it ain't quite as good as the Single Six."


    That's like saying a Model T ain't quite as good as a Shelby GT 500.
     
  14. gvw3

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    My Ruger Mark III is almost as accurate as my Single Six. I just hate cleaning it. I bought a S&W Victory as it is a snap to clean it but where near as accurate as my Ruger's. Nevertheless I shoot it a lot as its simple to clean. I wish I would have got the Ruger Mark IV instead.
     
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  15. 45nut

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    Well, let me see........my 4 1/2" Colt .22 Peacemaker with .22 LR & .22WMR cylinders is very accurate and fun to shoot with a genuine hair trigger.
    I have my Grandmother's 6" High Standard Sentinel.
    My Ruger SR22 is a joy to shoot and it shoots anything!
    I also have a Taurus 942 4" blue that is fun and reliable.

    Most fun? Ruger SR22!!

    My S&W 22A was very nice and the Browning Buckmark was too, but alas, they have moved on.

    I'm feeling the need for a 1911 style .22
     
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