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I'm looking for a M6 scout rifle it fires .22lr/.410 shells and is lever action
I seen a guy talk about one on a YouTube video.
Who's making these rifles and does anyone own one?
 

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The one i shot as a youngster was the military version; it had noooo padding on the butt and kicked like a tiny mule with the .410. It was the old .22 hornet model. If you do it, figure out some padding for the kid's shoulder.
 

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Yea, I think there's a lot better options out there for you to select.
 

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I had a H&R .410 single shot as a kid (still in the safe) and loved it, but it had an actual stock, forestock, and a plastic backer to the wooden stock. The M6 was designed to be an emergency survival gun and isn't as comfortable.
 

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Yea, I think there's a lot better options out there for you to select.
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The M6 might b a nice toy for U, but not a child. Try a .22 Crickett?
 

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HockaLouis said:
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The M6 might b a nice toy for U, but not a child. Try a .22 Crickett?
I second this. I originally bought an old Sears & Roebuck .22lr model 3T for my 8 year old son. It was a little big for him lengthwise. I then went and bought him a single shot, bolt action Cricket. Nice little rifle for $150. Perfect size for a young kid. Heck, I even have fun shooting it.

Comfort is a big part of control when learning.
 

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rossi matched pair. not a lever action but a break action. excellent choice with 22lr and 410. that is what my daughter (7) shoots.
 

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I second this. I originally bought an old Sears & Roebuck .22lr model 3T for my 8 year old son. It was a little big for him lengthwise. I then went and bought him a single shot, bolt action Cricket. Nice little rifle for $150. Perfect size for a young kid. Heck, I even have fun shooting it.

Comfort is a big part of control when learning.
+1 on the Crickett UN

Crickett 22 Long Rifle Single Shot $111 Delivered
 

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The shot gun rifle combos are marginal with both barrels. A real 22 that you can replace the stock on easily if it needs cutting like a savage 22 bolt rifle or 10/22 would be a good start as it can grew with them and stay with them for life . No little kid .22's. If big enough a real 410 shot gun may not have to much recoil when design for children. Mossberg has several micro sized 410 shotguns that are scaled for kids. 9 year old could shot those fine with lite bird shot loads.- 505 super bantum weight 5 1/4lbs and have a 12" lenghth of pull. How well it fits can help with how well a child can shot them.
 

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The Henry .22LR lever action is 100$ less than the M6, has very nice

furniture, and a very appealing Western style most kids will enjoy.
 

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i bought a mossberg 510 20gauge and a 22 cricket for my son he will be 10 in june and he handles both pretty well
 

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IDK, but JMHO- perhaps the terms "scout rifle" and "younger kid"

may not be a responsible mix?

Otherwise, if you give the charge in question a bolt-action 22LR

with a small scope, you'd probably maximize their potential, while

giving everyone else a very nice small game fallback...
 
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