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Discussion in 'Rimfire Forum' started by pochis, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. pochis

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    does anyone make asemi auto 22mag?
     
  2. pochis

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    should have said rifle.
     

  3. Angry Fist

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  4. CMG

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    Volquartsen makes a very nice rifle in .22 Magnum... but they are pricey.

    Remington's 597M is also a semi-auto .22 Magnum and priced well under $500
     
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    Ruger made a 10/22 in Magnum. I believe they had some issues with it. I shot one my friend had he never had any issues but traded for the Ruger Bolt action stainless 22 mag
     
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    They did indeed, mine has been trouble free. I didn't like the carbine style stock... so it got a new one.

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    Semi-auto .22 Mags have always been problematic.

    You have a Long, Thin Walled cartridge that can be fired just by striking the rim. Combine that with the fact that you also need a fairly stout recoil spring to deal with the slide/bolt.

    Hence on a misfeed it is possible for the bolt/slide to actually crush and detonate the round outside of the chamber.

    Last time that happened to me, my right hand required surgery to reattach some ligaments. . .