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#862180 - 08/10/08 08:22 PM 22mag.or 17
XMAN
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I'm looking to buy a 22mag or a 17 rifle, what's a good brand rifle in one of these caliber. Prefer one with a clip that is flush with the gun and a bolt action?
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#862258 - 08/10/08 08:49 PM Re: 22mag.or 17 [Re: ]
solodren
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the 17 is bad to the bone,, have a thumbole savage faster and flatter ,, not as heavy ,, the energy about the same..
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#862408 - 08/11/08 12:34 AM Re: 22mag.or 17 [Re: solodren]
Tiny
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Ruger 77/22 or 17 fits.
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#862415 - 08/11/08 01:43 AM Re: 22mag.or 17 [Re: Tiny]
Tikkabuck
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I have a Ruger 96 in 22mag,never seen the need for the 17 yet,other than to get a new rifle.
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#862462 - 08/11/08 05:37 AM Re: 22mag.or 17 [Re: Tikkabuck]
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the Savage is a shooter!
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#862470 - 08/11/08 05:44 AM Re: 22mag.or 17 [Re: Thunderroost]
mike243
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the marlins are great but the mag sticks out of the bottom,if you want the best accuracy the .17hmr is the best,if your wanting to use it on yotes more than squirrels or ground hogs id go with the 22 mag as you can get heavier bullets,i have both & both cost alot more to shoot than a reg 22.,mike243
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#862507 - 08/11/08 06:17 AM Re: 22mag.or 17 [Re: mike243]
Kimberman
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I would go Savage unless you can afford a CZ for about twice the price.
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#862570 - 08/11/08 06:47 AM Re: 22mag.or 17 [Re: Kimberman]
TennBuck
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get the marlin 22mag with the tube.
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#862713 - 08/11/08 07:47 AM Re: 22mag.or 17 [Re: TennBuck]
cecil30-30
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I love my Marlin in 17 with the bull barrel.Extreamly accurate!!
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#863309 - 08/11/08 12:22 PM Re: 22mag.or 17 [Re: cecil30-30]
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22 mag, many good brands available.
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