Originally Posted by sniperjase
Hi can some one tell me why people want to keep away from .22 hornet rifles I really want one but people say the barrels are crap on them and they are not reliable thanks
The problem could be that older .22 Hornets were made w/ a .223 groove diameter. The later ones were made w/ a .244 groove diameter. When the wrong size bullet was fired in the wrong size barrel, there were accuracy problems. The Hornet thus developed this bad rep due to no fault of its own.