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Hello All!

I'm kind of new to guns, and recently decided to get my first shotgun. While shopping, I decided I should pick up a cool rifle. I think I'm going to get the Mossberg Tactical Semi-Automatic 22 Long Rifle.

My question is: I plan to buy one of those slide fire stocks that makes it like an automatic weapon. Will it work with the Mossberg rifle?

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 

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Okay, thanks. What does the "LR" mean? Long range? On the slide fire website, it shows the same basic gun working with the slide fire. Maybe there's something I'm missing. The website does say "Only compatible on AR-15s with Carbine Style Buffer Assemblies". I'm not sure exactly what that means.
 

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.22 LR means .22 Long Rifle, which is the most common .22 rimfire round. There is also .22 Short, .22 Long, .22 Magnum, and some others in there from way back when and rimfire .22s were used in bars and stores as "gallery guns" (definitely different times).
 

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Okay, thanks. What does the "LR" mean? Long range? On the slide fire website, it shows the same basic gun working with the slide fire. Maybe there's something I'm missing. The website does say "Only compatible on AR-15s with Carbine Style Buffer Assemblies". I'm not sure exactly what that means.
The 22lr gun you're looking at is a whole lot different than a standard AR15. I'm pretty sure those 22lr tacticool looking things don't even have a buffer assembly.
 

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The 22lr gun you're looking at is a whole lot different than a standard AR15. I'm pretty sure those 22lr tacticool looking things don't even have a buffer assembly.
Nope. No buffer in there.
 

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Well shucks, I was hoping it would work. I'll have to look up what the buffer assembly is.

It really looked like it would work. I'm glad I asked here instead of just buying it!

So what is the least expensive AR-15 that I can buy that will have a buffer assembly and work with the slide fire?
 

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Well shucks, I was hoping it would work. I'll have to look up what the buffer assembly is.

It really looked like it would work. I'm glad I asked here instead of just buying it!

So what is the least expensive AR-15 that I can buy that will have a buffer assembly and work with the slide fire?
You are looking for an AR at a time when the market has the highest prices in history. I suggest you wait a while, otherwise you'll be paying a couple thousand for something that sold for 800 a month ago.
 

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Honestly I wouldn't buy the slide fire crapola thing. And use the money to buy something good.

And don't worry about the buffer. The .22lr probably doesn't have enough recoil to operate the slide fire.
 

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You are looking for an AR at a time when the market has the highest prices in history. I suggest you wait a while, otherwise you'll be paying a couple thousand for something that sold for 800 a month ago.
Good point. Although, if it would work with that Mossberg rifle, that thing is only $350 or so, I think.

Honestly I wouldn't buy the slide fire crapola thing. And use the money to buy something good.

And don't worry about the buffer. The .22lr probably doesn't have enough recoil to operate the. Slide fire.
Why do you think the slide fire thing is crappy? I'm just curious. It seems like it works pretty well from the videos of it on YouTube.
 

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Good point. Although, if it would work with that Mossberg rifle, that thing is only $350 or so, I think.



Why do you think the slide fire thing is crappy? I'm just curious. It seems like it works pretty well from the videos of it on YouTube.
It's generally viewed as a gimmick that really has no value other than wasting lots of bullets quickly.
 

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It's just a bump fire gimmick and costs a lot. People do the same thing (spray and pray) with shoe laces and rubber bands. Center fire ammo is expensive, why do you want to waste it?
 

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We're on the same wavelength tonight Scott!
 

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I just bought my son a Mossberg Ar-22. First thing we did was disassembled it. It's just a plinkster with quadrail plastic body. That's the difference between an m&p ar-22.(200.00 too)
As far as the slide fire goes. My son can bumper fire it from the hip just like a fully automatic and accurate as hell too at the range. About a 4" group at 15 yards from the hip.
Don't get me wrong, it's a fun little gun. It doesn't have a functioning charging handle. Plastic quadrail for accessories. Comes with one 25 round magazine. If you want another they're hard to find and are about 50.00.
 

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I am extremely dubious of those bump fire stocks. I don't see the need other than the excitement of shooting a rifle in full auto. I would suggest ranges have them and allow shooters to rent it for an hour. Beyond that I don't see the necessity. It is a waste of pricey ammo and has no practical use.

I'm sure ill get railed for this opinion. And for the sake of the companies that manufacture it they should be happy they are under the radar. Because the media would freaking jump on this item like rabid dogs if/when they become aware of its existence.
 
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