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Old 08-29-2011, 03:42 AM   #1
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Default Good realible bolt action 22lr

I want a rugged 22lr I know your gonna go "get an ak In 7.62x39" well I'm not an ak man I'm a bolt action and I want it in 22lr because if SHTF I want something that won't destroy the small game and it's is very rugged so any suggestions ?

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Old 08-29-2011, 06:39 AM   #2
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A .22lr rifle is a great weapon to have in SHTF. I am still a little new to this stuff and I have a Buckmark pistol, but no .22 rifle yet. Why would someone suggest you get an AK when you are looking to be able to take a rabbit? You should have multiple firearms to fulfill different tasks.

In bolt-action I would get a Savage Mark II and then find a good scope that's nicer than a Simmons.

Since I have my Buck Mark pistol, I might be looking for a Buck Mark rifle. The parts and magazines would be interchangeable. But that Savage looks really nice.

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The older Mossbergs are very dependable, and quite accurate.

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I always like the old Marlin 781's
The new Savage is hard to beat these days tho -
The CZ is great but a bit more of a investment-

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Ref: Older Mossbergs- no yuck phooey horrible (send them all to me, I'll dispose of them for you )

.22 rifle rarely wear out. Absent a bulged barrel from firing with an obstructed bore, it is not uncommon to be able to find a NICE 40-50 yr old rifle- for fairly small $$$$.


In new guns, I am partial to Marlin, but Savage is also making a very good rifle. Older Remingtons are also worth a look.

Matter of fact, used guns are cheap enuff to get a few different ones to play with.

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I also favor the Marlin .22 rifles - maybe why I have nine of them. Only seven Mossbergs, and three older Stevens .22 rifles.
All are good shooters.
The new Savage gets rave reviews - I just haven't quite talked myself into another .22 rifle just yet!
The halcyon days of the 'cheap twentytwo rifle' seem about over - prices are getting up there. I see ANY .22 rilfe, no matter how grungy, starting at $150 and up at the local pawnshops. But private sales from range buddies or yard sales are good for cheaper prices. Sometimes a father or mother wants to get rid of Junior's old .22, now that he's away at college. Scout around - the deals are out there! And as said, it's realy hard to 'wear out' a twentytwo rifle. Most are just dirty.

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If I wanted a new, rugged, bolt action, .22LR rifle...I would invest in a CZ452 with a mannlicher stock. Exceptional accuracy, beautifully machined bolt and sights, nice Turkish walnut, etc. The only (-) is the cost of magazines, but Wilson Combat or Tripp magazines for your 1911 aren't cheap either.

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I've got an old Mossberg bolt action .22 that'll work with S, L & LR that I wouldn't take $1,000 for (only paid $50 for it, but it can't be replaced), a Ruger 10/22 (with a Choate full length pistol grip stock, extended magazine release and Millett red dot sight mounted on a picatinny rail/scout rail) that I would take $750 for (so I could replace it with a new one and have some $ left for ammo) and last, but by no means least, a new Savage bolt action I got for my son that I'd sell you for $300 (where I could buy 2 more and have some $ left for ammo ). I have a Marlin .22 WMR bolt action I've had no complaints with and have no doubt that a .22 LR from them would be just as good. The CZ bolt actions have always impressed me as well although they're a little pricey for my budget.

The Henry lever action rifles would be a good consideration too.

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Default .22's a type as opposed to brand

the .22 bolt rifle is hard to beat, i'd suggest a type more than a brand, some guys love the tube fed and some the box mag, Im personally leaning twards the tube fed type, had a Marlin 81 I'd put together from parts that was awesome, same with a box mag fed Stevens Springfield, if you find a .22 Lr in the configuration you like get it, if not experiment around and trade off what you wont shoot.
The Marlin Boltaction is one the classic's
Savage and Mossburg also mfg some nice boltactions today.

Pictured is some the .22's, what you see is waht the kids packed because ther fun, note the two Jimney Cricket manual cocking single shots, the one my son is holding is a Sears (marlin 110), they passed up bringing the Ruger 10/22, marlin scoped 781, the Remington 522 viper, Remington 552 speedmaster.
The stainless carbine is a tack driving Taurus 72 .22mag.

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You can find good used Marlin bolt-actions almost anywhere...and VERY inexpensively.
Heck, even the new ones ain't that bad...the XT-22 line has all the bells & whistles you could ask for...inexpensively

The great thing about the box-mag versions, is that you can exchange mags between the semi-auto & bolts
So if you've got a 70-P/795/etc...the more mags the merrier

I have yet to see a CZ that my Marlins can't run with. Part of that is due to the Micro-groove barrels...
the other part is due to the care I give 'em...I take extra time & effort to bed or pillar-bed & do a trigger job on each one.
The upside is...I usually have less than $150 in ANY of my Marlins , including scope & Bipod
(except the ones wearing Boyd's Stocks...which usually double the amount I have in one due to being around $80-100 per stock)

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