Most accurate factory .22LR? - Page 7
You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of!    
Firearm & Gun Forum - > Long Guns > .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion >

Most accurate factory .22LR?

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-23-2013, 01:01 PM   #61
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Jimski's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Northern Illinois
Posts: 303
Liked 153 Times on 96 Posts
Likes Given: 96


I've had a few 22 cal. rifles over the years but none of the newer models that were made in the last 20 years. My favorite is a Savage model 6A that I bought about 50 years ago. It's a semi auto that can be used like a bolt action by locking the bolt in place. It came with a weaver scope and squirrels don't stand a chance at 100 yards. It's also very dependable with hardly ever a jam. If you can find one I'd recommend it.

Jimski is offline  
Old 11-23-2013, 01:43 PM   #62
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
c3shooter's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Third bunker on the right,Central Virginia
Posts: 18,714
Liked 11501 Times on 4969 Posts
Likes Given: 1888


Ladies and gents- we have wandered FAR afield from the original question.

As said- while the 10/22 and the Marlin 60 are capable of very nice accuracy, MATCH grade accuracy usually comes after installing a bunch of custom parts.

SERIOUS accuracy at 100 yds with .22 LR) is the quest for the Holy Grail. Unfortunately, the limitations are in the cartridge itself. which is why 50 yds is sort of the standard for .22 LR.

You will have better "out of the box" accuracy with a bolt gun. In current production, the Savage Mark II FVXP is a decent heavy barreled bolt action .22 LR. You can get one with a decent scope for between $250-$300.

My personal two favorites are no longer in production, but can be found on the used market. They are a Mossberg 44 US, and a Mossberg 46B(b). If you want to wring the last bit of accuracy out of any .22LR, you will need high quality ammo. It is simply much more consistent. My rifles like Wolf Match, Fiocchi Pistol Match, Nobel R-50, and Lapua Master. They do NOT like Eley Tenex, which I swear by when using a Ruger Mk III.
What we have here is... failure- to communicate.
c3shooter is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Best tatical/accurate 22lr semperfi666 .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 1 03-04-2013 03:05 AM
What is the most accurate ak for under 850$? Hdq AK & SKS Discussion 10 09-13-2012 02:26 AM
Most accurate .22lr ammo sharpshooter1997 .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 17 02-23-2012 04:07 AM
accurate .22lr for around $250 PigPen .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 16 03-08-2011 02:50 AM
How Accurate Is Enough? oldrelic Ammunition & Reloading 5 09-11-2007 08:00 PM

Newest Threads