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Falling in love with .22s

Discussion in 'GSSF' started by Diesel McBadass, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. Diesel McBadass

    Diesel McBadass Tactically Epic

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    Few years ago when i started shooting, it was all .22s. Its all i ever got to shoot, but then whenever a .30-30, .45, 7.62mm, etc, got brought out, it was awesome! I got to shoot man guns, not little .22s! But then after empty wallets and such i started shootng more .22, notcing the fun in hitting targets throughout the day instead of just a quick range visit. Now i shoot .22 often and love it, cant believe i used to hate this cartridge and now its my favorite.
     
  2. Camu Mahubah

    Camu Mahubah 9=Fine

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    Sure is easier on the bank...

    Have you tried the Velocitors by CCI?
     

  3. Diesel McBadass

    Diesel McBadass Tactically Epic

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    No, they got a blast?
     
  4. gconan

    gconan

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    22's are a barrel of fun!!!:woohoo::2gun::beer::fishing::cheers::snoopy:
     
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    I still take out at least one 22 every time i go to the range. I have 8 right now and looking to add a few more. Nothing like shooting for hours for very little.
     
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    Dave.1

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    I start every range session with about 50 rounds thru my AA G26 kit. Then I move on to my G26 and Beretta.

    Very easy and cheap to correct grip issues and also to practice moving while shooting. Then when I get to 9mm I've already seen what I need to correct.

    Dave
     
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    A .22 WMR is my primary Groundhog gun. I actually prefer it over my .223.. I can shoot it out to 130-150 max and 100 is easily in its range unlike a .22lr(i realize a .22lr will go 100 yds but im talking about killing a chuck cleanly and a WMR will do that out to about 150 max ). Cheaper to shoot still than a .223 but not in the "plinking" category of ammo cheapness..but it makes a nice hunter round from 0-150 yards. Im trying now to get a better scope for my .223 NEF single shot to "wake it up" a bit for over 150 yard shots...when hunting I normally take both and depending on what type of field im in I take one or the other out of the trunk..
     
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    A .22 is the most fun one can have in an afternoon for ten dollars since HIV got here :cool:
     
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    I really need to buy a 22!
     
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    I went out an bought a ISSC m22 since it was so close to a Glock look that I thought it would be great to practice with and not to mention so much better on the pocket book. I really enjoy shooting it! The only downside to the gun is that it is VERY picky on ammo that you shoot. I go with CCI mini-mags and have very little problems with jams. If you have never seen this gun I would suggest taking a look at it. The company actually got into a lawsuit with Glock due to the similar design which was settled out of court.
     
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    Yep, they're fun guns.

    This oughtta be a .22 picture thread.
     
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    eyelikeglasses Hooah, Hooah.

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    My favorite firearm is my MP 15-22. So much fun, and cheap to boot. Everyone that's ever tried it, loved it.:2gun:
     
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    Camu Mahubah 9=Fine

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    I love shooting rimfires as well.
     
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    Kegs Ol 8 fingers ;)

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    America's favorite for sure.

    I love .22LR. Never hated it for a minute.
     
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    I just shot my 22lr this morning before wrok. The perks of living at the edge of town in Vegas.
     
  17. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    Shot some rimfire this weekend, you can't *not* have a .22, they are almost mandatory for skill building.
     
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    22's are great for the whole family.
     
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    Marlin 880SQ

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    Marlin 915Y, these belong to my boys. They're very accurate. I think it may be because the shorter barrel is stiffer (less vibration), but that's just a guess.

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    I also have an old .22 Iver Johnson revolver, which I posted a picture of in the old revolver thread, and a couple of Mark IIs, but I can't find those pictures at the moment.
     
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    I'm thinking more along the lines of the Micro-groove rifling.tom.:cool: