I do not know why because they built a fine 22 Revolver called the K-22.
You still can find them in good shape you just have to shop around! Most I have seen have not been shot that much at all. Mostly lived in the original box they came in! But would be worth getting one.
The Constitution is not an instrument for the Government to restrain the people. It is an instrument for the people to restrain the Government!
Today, we need a nation of Minutemen, citizens who are not only prepared to take arms, but citizens who regard the preservation of freedom as the basic purpose of their daily life and who are willing to consciously work and sacrifice for that freedom."
-- John F. Kennedy