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bbvdd
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re: Nice 22 rifles

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Well, if you wanted to go over the top, how about a custom .22 sxs Fox...


That's so sweet


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WildTchoupitoulas
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re: Nice 22 rifles
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Feel silly bringing it to a shop. The thing is so damn simple, there's nothing to it.

Have you disassembled it? Sometimes on re-assembly, if you don't get the takedown screws perfectly even (you know, turn one, then the other, then back, kind of like lugs on a wheel), I've heard it can get sticky.


blkhawktiger
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re: Nice 22 rifles
Saw a couple of things from rimfire central after a search that may help right off the bat

Appreciate it


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blkhawktiger
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re: Nice 22 rifles
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Have you disassembled it? Sometimes on re-assembly, if you don't get the takedown screws perfectly even (you know, turn one, then the other, then back, kind of like lugs on a wheel), I've heard it can get sticky.


This is what caught my eye. I have seen warnings about this before but I need to check it again. Could've sworn I did it right but now that I think about it this could very well be the issue. Damn things are great when their owners don't screw them up!


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thedogman
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re: Nice 22 rifles
When I was looking I saw the Marlin model 60. I remembered taking my dads and shooting it over our pond. I forgot to lock the magazine in place and shot that fricker about 15 feet in the water. I never found it :lol: My dad was pissed

Thanks for the suggestions I still haven't made my mind up


4X4DEMON
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re: Nice 22 rifles
I have an old .22 tube fed semi auto that was my dads. Something very similar happend to his. I'm not sure of the model or else I'd have a new rod for it.


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WildTchoupitoulas
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re: Nice 22 rifles
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Thanks for the suggestions I still haven't made my mind up

You could always do what my dad did, get a single shot bolt action and make your kid think hard about every single $.03 shot.

...don't be that dad.



Seriously though, it is a good way to start out.


But get the Henry plain ol' lever action .22, you won't regret it. Put subsonics in it and the sound of hitting the target will be louder than the report.


lsushelly
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re: Nice 22 rifles
I have a Remington Nylon 66. Do they still make those?


4X4DEMON
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re: Nice 22 rifles
I think a lot of us started on single shot .22's. It really was an great way to learn accuracy because you knew you didn't have a follow up shot.


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thedogman
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You could always do what my dad did, get a single shot bolt action and make your kid think hard about every single $.03 shot.


My dad gave me a cricket 22 bolt action single shot for my 1st gun That gun was a lot of fun


MoreOrLes
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re: Nice 22 rifles
LINK

Threaded barrel just add supresser.
This post was edited on 11/28 at 4:11 pm


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mack the knife
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re: Nice 22 rifles
CZ scout. i bought one for my oldest son and have been amazed at how accurate it is.


Ole Geauxt
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re: Nice 22 rifles
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I have a Remington Nylon 66. Do they still make those?

i dont know, but i had one of the brown ones about 45 years ago..


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MoreOrLes
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re: Nice 22 rifles
CZ is very nice but more that Savage FSVR in my link above


DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: Nice 22 rifles
A damn henry .22

There's no .22 on the market for under $300 that you can pick up and go "damn, this is a fine arse rifle" except for the henry.


civiltiger07
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re: Nice 22 rifles
The Savage Mark II TR are some pretty sweet rifles.

LINK

This may be the next rifle I pick up. Especially when my suppressor comes in!
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mack the knife
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re: Nice 22 rifles
i spent $190 on the scout, new, without scope


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WildTchoupitoulas
RA:18h 49m 59.0s, dec:-8° 33' 55.3"
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re: Nice 22 rifles
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There's no .22 on the market for under $300 that you can pick up and go "damn, this is a fine arse rifle" except for the henry.


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Ole Mule
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re: Nice 22 rifles
Been looking at buying a new 22 also. was wondering about the Ruger 10/22 Takedown, any of y'all have one. Just wondering about the reliability of it.


4X4DEMON
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re: Nice 22 rifles
I had heard that there were some reliability issues when it was first rolled out, but I haven't heard much on it.


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