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The Best 22 Rifle I Ever Owned






doz

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#44
Savage Model 72. Great little gun, excellent for kids! Got it passed down through the family. Gun is from mid 70s.
 

Bob R

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My first gun was a Winchester Model 67. A single shot bolt action that was given to me in 1961 (8 y/o), so nearly at the end of the run for the model. I still have it and it still shoots. There are prettier and more accurate 22s out there but this one will never leave me while I can still shoot.

bob
 

akaTrex

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Purchased a Ruger 10/22 a year ago.
Most recently a Blued, Octogon barreled HENRY Frontier.
I figured a better choice in the Las Vegas Sun. Avoiding the glare of the Golden Boy / Golden Boy Silver.

Just installed a set of Skinner Peep Sights. Can't wait to shoot both of them thar Virgins!
 
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#47
I like the older Remington 572 tube fed pump 22's. The thing I like about a pump is that you can keep your eye on the target while cycling. A close second would be the Browning lever action with the short throw lever.
 

Dr. Marneaus

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The best one is probably my Mossberg 146B(a) from the 1950’s. Peep sight, barrel sight, 4 front post options, 15 round tube fed. Adjustable trigger. I’ve placed in a few rimfire silhouette matches with it. Crazy accurate with just plain standard velocity .22lr.

Don’t have any pics because every old wooden 22 looks about the same
 

Bumper

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As a young'un in the mid 50's, I sure wanted a Winchester 62a, (sometimes referred to as a "gallery gun" (though that one was more properly made for .22 short only). Anyway, dang near burnt a hole in that page of the "Shooter's Bible", stared at that pump action exposed hammer gun so much. As I recall, it was about $59, we were poor, no way that was happening. I probably have half a dozen of them now, as well as another very desirable .22, a Marlin Mountie in like new condition (pre cross-bolt safety). This is the straight stock carbine length version of Marlin's popular 39a .22 lever gun.
 
#51
This Henry Silver Eagle has become my favorite,most accurate,quality 22 I have.I have a 10/22 with 25 round mags but there's something nostalgic about a lever rifle that's slower but is just as fun in different ways.Never for sale and is a keeper to be handed down.With a little persistence there is no 22lr.shortage at Sportsmans Warehouse,Cal-ranch or Ventura Munitions a sure bet.The action is very smooth and easy on the fingers.
I miss this rifle
 

ACP1

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#52
Browing SA 22, 41 years old, fun gun to shoot. Light and simple to break down to carry in a back pack.
 

Aswild

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As a young'un in the mid 50's, I sure wanted a Winchester 62a, (sometimes referred to as a "gallery gun" (though that one was more properly made for .22 short only). Anyway, dang near burnt a hole in that page of the "Shooter's Bible", stared at that pump action exposed hammer gun so much. As I recall, it was about $59, we were poor, no way that was happening. I probably have half a dozen of them now, as well as another very desirable .22, a Marlin Mountie in like new condition (pre cross-bolt safety). This is the straight stock carbine length version of Marlin's popular 39a .22 lever gun.
Bumper if u ever want one to go to a good home I would love to get one off u. Just a FYI