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Poink88 04-23-2010 12:12 AM

Bought a new 22LR pistol today
 
Yesterday, I visited a local Academy store and saw a Walther P22 on sale for $289 and a Browning 22LR Buck Mark for $280.

Consulted my wife and she said she didn't like the Browning and prefer the P22 based on the pictures. Today we went to see them and my wife turned after holding them both. P22 is really light, compact and pretty but somehow, the heft of the Buck Mark won her over (while I am secretly shouting with joy) LOL.

The Browning Buck Mark came home with us...with some CHEAP ammo. I bought a total of 3,500 rounds of 22LR from Walmart for $106.40. SWEET!!!!

EDIT IN: Anybody know where I can get decent priced extra mags? Thanks!

lonyaeger 04-23-2010 12:17 AM

She made the right choice, in my opinion! Congrats and enjoy.

canebrake 04-23-2010 12:27 AM

Hang on to that woman, you got a good one!

DrumJunkie 04-23-2010 12:55 AM

The Browning is the better of the two in my opinion. The triggers in them are fantastic and only get better with age:)

dunerunner 04-23-2010 12:58 AM

She's a keeper! The pistol and the wife!! :D

CA357 04-23-2010 01:04 AM

Excellent! Congratulations. Pictures and a range report are expected. ;)

M14sRock 04-23-2010 01:35 AM

Nice choice! I have had my Buckmark since 1985. Great pistol. Just sold my P22 to a buddy who had to have it, but I'll get another eventually. It is nice too.

Gojubrian 04-23-2010 01:57 AM

Yep, she made the right choice. Pics to follow? :)

Agent_H 04-23-2010 02:46 AM

Great choice on a 22lr!

doctherock 04-23-2010 03:25 AM

I bought the wife the walther p22. Its ok I guess. be better once i break it in, i dont recommend un-jacketed ammo though. Its a bitch to clean out.


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