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Old 06-08-2012, 04:07 PM   #11
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Old 06-08-2012, 06:32 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by lbwar15 View Post
I know the warning label on a box of .22 lr ammo says dangerous for over a mile. But what is the actual affective kill shot range of a .22 lr.

I am thanking of setting up a 10/22 as a sniper system. Just incase I run out of ammo in my bigger guns. Plus I can stock up on more .22 ammo.

Any advice on what would be the best threaded barrel to go with for maximum accuracy and range would be grate also.
Frankly, you'd be better off with a Savage or Marlin if you want a sniper system, and with those, you'd not have to change out the barrel.

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Old 06-08-2012, 08:49 PM   #13
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How much dose the 25Mn and .22wmr ammo run. I haven't realy looked at wmr. And is it a threaded barrel.
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Originally Posted by mountainman13 View Post
Lol yeah I suppose that might work. Need one hell of a duty belt.
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this should answer how far a .22 is lethal
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Old 06-09-2012, 11:50 AM   #15
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Frankly, just about ALL bullets can be lethal further than they can be shot ACCURATELY. A 30-06 or 8mm Mauser is potentially lethal at a range of 4 miles. But the only thing you will hit with any degree of certainty at 4 miles is the Earth.
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