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Old 04-04-2013, 03:57 AM   #1
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Looking for a .22 for my son. Got a line on a decently priced M&P. Reviews look good, but thoughts on holding out for a Ruger 10/22 of Marlin 60 instead? This would be for plinking mostly.
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:22 AM   #2
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Go for the 15-22. In my opinion better than the other two. Not that the Ruger or Marlin are not quality rifles, the Smith is just better.
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Looking for a .22 for my son. Got a line on a decently priced M&P. Reviews look good, but thoughts on holding out for a Ruger 10/22 of Marlin 60 instead? This would be for plinking mostly.
You can't go wrong with a ruger 10/22. Hell buy 10 of them, if you get lucky enough to find one. I can't say for the Marlin 60 as I do not own one but generally I have heard that marlines are great, light little guns. Either way, I would start him off with a 10/22.
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I have a 10/22 carbine and a 10/22 compact. Love em both. I also have a Colt M4 22lr. Guess which one my son grabs off the wall everytime we go out to shoot?
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Thanks. Went with the M&P. It was the only one I've seen and being on the AR platform it would offer him some additional experience without sacrificing accuracy. My LGS has a number of Ruger 10/22's in stock. It was so tempting to buy two rifles.
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Thanks. Went with the M&P. It was the only one I've seen and being on the AR platform it would offer him some additional experience without sacrificing accuracy. My LGS has a number of Ruger 10/22's in stock. It was so tempting to buy two rifles.
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You'll love it. Have one. It's my more fun than a barrel of monkeys gun.
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This is my wife's toy. Chiappa m4-22 lower with an ATI omni-22 upper.
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I own both the 10/22 and the 15-22. Despite having modded the 10/22 with a trigger, auto bolt-release, etc., the 15/22 comes with me to the range way more often. I guess it depends on the POU, which for me is mostly plinking.

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