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ElmerDuff 07-23-2007 03:35 PM

.22 Useage
What do you most commonly use your .22 for? If you hunt with it, what do you hunt? I have used my .22 mostly for hunting snakes.

BLS33 07-23-2007 03:36 PM

I just like to plink with it, ammo is cheap for it so you can go through a lot of rounds.

ScottG 07-23-2007 11:31 PM

I don't hunt and it's not going to work well as home defense, so it's to practice shooting skills and for fun.

Shooting guns is fun.

Jay 07-24-2007 10:10 PM

I hunt rabbits and squirrels with 'em
I plink with 'em
I target shoot with 'em
I teach with 'em

home defense? A hit with a .22 beats the hell out of a miss with a .45 :rolleyes:

pioneer461 07-24-2007 10:41 PM

.22 Useage
I use mine for squirrels 'n such. Other than shooting small varmints with one of my .17 or .22 rifles, they are lots of fun to plink with. I also own a couple of .22 pistols which are good for target shooting. Fun, cheap way to shoot these days with ammo prices going up. :)

ScottG 07-26-2007 01:35 AM


Originally Posted by Jay (Post 4977)
home defense? A hit with a .22 beats the hell out of a miss with a .45 :rolleyes:

I never miss...except sometimes.

shipwreck 07-26-2007 11:14 AM

I live in a neighborhood - so, just for plinking cheaply at the range.

deerhuntguy 07-27-2007 12:24 AM

Hunt rabbit, squirrel, raccoon, plinking, targets at the range (eyes are getting older though, getting harder to see that wood kitchen match at 100 yards and light it :( had to move it up to 50 yards ...)

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