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Old 01-06-2012, 12:46 AM   #1
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Default .22 Mag in a .22 LR rifle?

My wife has a Derringer that shoots .22 MAG. Can I shoot these rounds in a .22 bolt action rifle?
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Old 01-06-2012, 01:03 AM   #2
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No. Don't do it.
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The .22 Magnum is larger in diameter than the 22 LR, it is longer, and has about 3 times as much power. It will not fit, and you should not TRY to make it fit.

There are some revolvers that will shoot both- but folks overlook that THOSE have 2 different cylinders.
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in case the previous responses are not enough, no!
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No. Don't do it.
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The answer is yes if your rifle is a .22 mag rifle. If it is a .22 LR it don't matter because the mag shells will not fit.
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Thanks. Wasn't sure if the diameter of the MAG round was bigger. Thought it may just be a difference in length.
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Go with the mag not only are the bigger you get more bang for almost the same buck also consider 22 hornet also.
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Go with the mag not only are the bigger you get more bang for almost the same buck also consider 22 hornet also.
Not sure you're on the same page, my man...
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