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Posted: 10/19/2004 2:13:39 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/19/2004 2:18:19 PM EST by _disconnector_]
Hello all,

I'm looking for a decent quality magazine-fed .22 bolt action rifle. I would like to keep the cost reasonable (no Anshutz or Kimber, please) but I'm looking for the "best bang for the buck".

Anyone have any recommendations? I have a Marlin .22 and the accuracy is so-so . . . I want a bolt to keep the noise down for the sub-sonic ammo.

Thanks!

_Disconnector_

EDITED . . . one day I'll get a lobotomy and all will be well Thanks ARDOC!
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 2:14:23 PM EST
Ruger 77/22

Mine is a real tackdriver
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 2:15:27 PM EST
Those romainian trainers for like $60 bucks are hard to beat.
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 2:16:35 PM EST
I doubt you will find a CLIP fed 22 bolt action. Maybe a magazine fed rifle.
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 2:18:12 PM EST
Is there a Garand .22 LR conversion?

That would be a clip fed .22.
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 2:19:29 PM EST
Sheesh . . .

Edited - edited - edited

Link Posted: 10/19/2004 2:19:54 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/19/2004 2:28:30 PM EST by Sin_Bin]
edit - I found the answer:


"Tack Driver"?

Yep. You know the saying about hitting the nail on the head, with respect to accuracy, and perhaps relevance too, for that matter. The shooting community has a similar phrase for describing the accuracy of a firearm — you could use it to drive tacks at 100 yards.



Link Posted: 10/19/2004 2:21:32 PM EST
How about a Marlin 980V
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 2:23:03 PM EST
I hate to say it - go to wally world and check out the marlin.

They have a killer deal on a Marlin in .17 hmr heavy barrel for like 189 - I bought my last year for x-mas to my self.

Later,

Badredfish
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 2:29:30 PM EST
You might want to try one of the Henry lever action .22's. It's not a bolt action but you can shoot any kind of .22 out of it.
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 2:31:33 PM EST

Originally Posted By ajm1911:
Those romainian trainers for like $60 bucks are hard to beat.



+1...I shot one with a scope one time and it shot great...trigger wasn't bad either.
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 2:33:43 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/19/2004 2:46:24 PM EST by benbob]
I have a Mossberg model 46 b. It is by far the best .22 I have ever shot. Only problem, they quit building them in the 1940's.

the tube magazine holds 18 LRs.

But if you can find one for $200 or less it is well worth it.


Link Posted: 10/19/2004 2:43:49 PM EST

Originally Posted By ajm1911:
Those romainian trainers for like $60 bucks are hard to beat.


I want one of these. Where can I get one...gunshow, maybe? Recommendations...

<­BR>


No hijack intended
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 2:46:48 PM EST
Ditto on Romainian. I Found one at the local shop. Butt cleaning kit included. Out the door with 1 mag, good looking rifle, little sling, background check, and taxes for under $75. They are getting harder to find, but it is a great little shooter.
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 3:40:39 PM EST
Sorry, can't edit. Try looking at SOG. They say they still have Romanians for about $60.
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 3:47:36 PM EST
I have a Marlin 880SQ. I really like it and I got it on gunbroker for <$200. Its probably a tackdriver, but I'm not.

The key to accuracy in 22lr is simply finding a round that your gun likes to eat, IMO.
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 3:49:19 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 3:50:04 PM EST
CZ 452. No need to look anywhere else.
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 3:54:47 PM EST

Originally Posted By SWO_daddy:
CZ 452. No need to look anywhere else.



I have one of these I'm thinking of selling to buy a HB gun. Let me know if you want to look at it at the build party.
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 3:57:49 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 3:59:28 PM EST

Originally Posted By QCMGR:

Originally Posted By SWO_daddy:
CZ 452. No need to look anywhere else.



+1



+1 more....
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 4:04:47 PM EST

Originally Posted By dar48:
Ditto on Romainian. I Found one at the local shop. Butt cleaning kit included. Out the door with 1 mag, good looking rifle, little sling, background check, and taxes for under $75. They are getting harder to find, but it is a great little shooter.




Damn! It had a kit to clean your butt with?
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 6:05:36 PM EST
+1 CZ 452
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 6:25:35 PM EST

Originally Posted By CAMPYBOB:

good used winchester 69.





The best all around .22 I have ever had my hands on
Link Posted: 10/19/2004 6:26:33 PM EST

Originally Posted By SWO_daddy:
CZ 452. No need to look anywhere else.



!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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