.22LR for longer range practice

Discussion in 'General Firearms Discussion' started by ArmyRover, Feb 4, 2018.

  1. ArmyRover

    ArmyRover Supporting Member

    So after sitting and plinking longer distances with my daughter last weekend with old Winchester 72 bolt action. I decided I would like to get something to do that kind of shooting with in a .22lr.

    So what would you guys use? Semi auto like a built up 10/22? Ruger American/Precision, CZ, or savage?

    I really like the "warranty" of the Ruger of course, but that is not a deal breaker on any option that is good.

    I could keep using the old winchester and just drill some holes in it for a scope mount but it seems rude to such a good old rifle that is nicely worn in.
  2. Rachgier

    Rachgier Administrator Staff Member

    I'm not allowed to participate in the types of threads because Ajole loves to point out that my 10/22 cost around $1,000 to get it to where it is, even though I only paid $600 for it in it's current condition.

  3. Pistolkitty

    Pistolkitty Supporting Member

    Old school ruger 10/22 carbine with leupold. Sorry no feet. I cropped it out of a photo of all my guns because I don't feel like going up and pulling it out for a fresh photo. PicsArt_02-04-04.20.51.jpg
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    TNTRAILERTRASH Supporting Member

    I thought the 10-22 didn't have a very accurate barrel? o_O
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  5. bscar

    bscar Supporting Member

    Henry Goldenboy?
  6. Rachgier

    Rachgier Administrator Staff Member

    Meh. I've got a picture floating around here somewhere of my 10/22 Target with 10 of 10 in a 1" group at 100 yards.
  7. ArmyRover

    ArmyRover Supporting Member

    Bscar for the base rifle $4-500. I don't want to enter competitions here just enjoy shooting .22 for distance.

    I have to admit I was considering bolt actions more so as working the action was really satisfying.

    If a 10/22 is a good answer though that is as cheap as it comes.

    Hadn't thought about the Henry Rifles the standard .22 LR is a nice rifle at a reasonable price
  8. MaryB

    MaryB Supporting Member

    10/22 upgrade the barrel, free float it, bed the action yourself... get a used 10/22 for $125 to do it! Upgrade the trigger... speaking of, has anyone tried Rugers trigger upgrade for the 10/22?

    TNTRAILERTRASH Supporting Member

    Bull barrel?
  10. Rachgier

    Rachgier Administrator Staff Member

  11. histed

    histed Supporting Member



    There ya go, PK. Now its legal
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  12. ArmyRover

    ArmyRover Supporting Member

  13. Pistolkitty

    Pistolkitty Supporting Member

    What???? Not these from you??? PicsArt_02-04-05.37.00.jpg
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  14. Cynical

    Cynical Member

    Marlin 795 is cheap and accurate.
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  15. cldarnell

    cldarnell Collector Member

    I have been reading about the Savage Mark II-VB. I think one will find it's way into my safe sooner or later ;)

    Nice "reach out and touch something" .22 shooter for about $400 without the scope (photo isn't mine):

  16. Rachgier

    Rachgier Administrator Staff Member

    I have that in .17hmr. It's a dream to shoot and extremely accurate/consistent.
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  17. OldOutlaw

    OldOutlaw Supporting Member

    Damn nice set of stompers there histed. Look a bit girlish for ya, but what ever nowadays. But cmon, give up the nail paint. :D:D:D:D:D:D
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  18. ArmyRover

    ArmyRover Supporting Member

    I wonder how the savage compares to the Ruger American or Precision?
  19. Jhow79

    Jhow79 Supporting Member

    Savage Mark II TTR-SRR or a Browning T-Bolt target. I have the T-Bolt and it is a pleasure to shoot right out of the box, my pops just got himself the TTR-SRR and I must say it is damm accurate, very nice. I prefer a wooden stock myself.
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    TNTRAILERTRASH Supporting Member

    Just got done watching .22Plinkster The new Ruger precision is $399-$450