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compact 22 suggestions??

Discussion in 'Rimfire Forum' started by manonmars, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. manonmars

    manonmars Spaced Out

    Jul 27, 2002
    The Great Cosmos
    I'm looking for a small 22, something to kep in my glove compt. "just to have" in case I hit a deer or elephant............, and to plink with, MAYBE carry on a hot sumer day.........

    P22 seems "iffy", chances of getting a good one are slim, but it does happen....

    Don't know about Bersa's, Berettas.....don't want to spend over $300-325, and would rather NOT get anything than buy a POS.

    Any recommendations??

  2. venenoindy


    Jul 13, 2004
    I would save more and get something of quality, I learn the hard way.
    Last edited: Feb 1, 2010

  3. 98_1LE


    Oct 17, 2005
    New MkIII 22/45 Ruger
  4. LarryD1130


    Aug 31, 2009
    Pittsburgh, PA
    If you want really compact check out the North American Arms mini revolvers.
  5. A few years back I had a 2" 9 Shot Taurus Model 94 Stainless-Steel Double Action Revolver. I used that revolver way more than I thought I would. I carried it in an Ankle Holster for a back up gun most of the time, but did shoot some unwanted critters with it also. A lady friend of mine decided she really liked that revolver and I ended up selling it to her. Been trying to buy it back ever since without any luck.

  6. Ruger Bearcat or Single Six with 4 5/8" barrel.

    If going to be left in the car, preferably a stainless steel model.
  7. The Bersa (Firestorm ~ same gun) .22s are quite good, in my experience.
  8. manonmars

    manonmars Spaced Out

    Jul 27, 2002
    The Great Cosmos
    Thanks for your replies.

    I bought a tarus p22, as I wanted something really small, but not as small as those North AA mini's.

    Reviews are all over the map on this gun, so I'll see what $229 bought me.

    I may check out the BERSA too if I can find one.

    I'll try to remember to post results after I put a few hundred rounds thru it.
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2010