Originally Posted by sputnik1988
A sub MOA 22 under $200. I would have to see that.
You would be hard pressed to find any factory 22 that will shoot that well at that distance.
I've got at least 8 Marlins that qualify...starting with a 1923 Model 37 slide-action up to a 2009 model 795 that's pillar-bedded into a Ramline stock.
Tested using a Lead Sled...the precision out of a Marlin with Wolf Match can be quite phenominal
Most Marlins offer up dime-or-smaller groups at 25 & 50 yards if the shooter can do their part.
Annie Oakley used Marlins before she got subsidized by Winchester...Marlin has always made VERY precise barrels...for less than other MFR's.
Trick with micro-groove barrels is Fat Boolits...micro-groove rifling has 12 lands & grooves, as opposed to the usual 5 or 6 in a ballard-style barrel...
however, they're shorter lands & grooves, so as they used to say about the Pontiac Grand Am...Wider is Better
Wolf Match & CCI minimags work well as they are a bit fatter than average...Centurion seems to work well also...