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Old 05-19-2017, 11:12 AM   #1
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Suggestions please.


I need a new .22 rifle. I'd like it to be something that I'll enjoy shooting and that my kids can shoot when they're a little older. I am ok with a higher price if it's a quality, long lasting gun.
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Old 05-19-2017, 11:17 AM   #2
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Hard to go wrong with a cz for a high quality shooter


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Old 05-19-2017, 11:19 AM   #3
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Old 05-19-2017, 11:23 AM   #4
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Ruger 10/22 or Ruger 77/22.
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Old 05-19-2017, 11:28 AM   #5
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Semi or bolt action?

For semi, its hard to go wrong with a 10/22.

For bolt action, look into one of the savage mark II's. I have 2 of them (one in 22lr and one in 17hm2). They are a couple of the most accurate rifles I own for the caliber!

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Old 05-19-2017, 11:36 AM   #6
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If you're looking for a .22 bolt gun, I would definitely take a good look at a CZ455. I have 2 of them. The Lux for open sights, and the "Tacticool" model. Both are excellent shooters.
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Old 05-19-2017, 11:51 AM   #7
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Love my CZ. Very accurate and fun to shoot.
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Old 05-19-2017, 11:54 AM   #8
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10/22 it is as cheap or as expensive as you want.

I took the one from my childhood, rebarreled, restocked and retriggered it.....now it shoots sub MOA at 100yds.
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Old 05-19-2017, 12:04 PM   #9
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Ahhh that CZ does look nice. Glad I started this thread.
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Old 05-19-2017, 12:09 PM   #10
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I really like the browning lever action. Well built little rifle
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Old 05-19-2017, 12:10 PM   #11
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cant beat a 10/22 for the price and quality!
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Old 05-19-2017, 12:15 PM   #12
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Rock River mig22 is a pretty sweet shooter with a beautiful trigger.
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Old 05-19-2017, 12:22 PM   #13
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I bought my son a savage bolt action with the accutrigger. It's super accurate.
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Old 05-19-2017, 12:32 PM   #14
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I'll jump on the CZ wagon as well.

If you can find them, look for a 452 or what's a little more rare is the 453 Varmint...a slightly heavier barrel some of which are fluted with a single set trigger.

You can still find the 452 new in the American or Ultra Lux but the varmint is a little hard to find and climbing in value since being discontinued.
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Old 05-19-2017, 12:50 PM   #15
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I really like the browning lever action. Well built little rifle
http://www.browning.com/products/fir...roduction.html

I agree. Browning makes a nice 22 lever gun. Tons of fun to shoot. If you want to get into mods 10/22 is the way to go.
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Old 05-19-2017, 01:10 PM   #16
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I inherited my grandads browning lever action. Super accurate and super fun to shoot. I shot my first squirrel with it and probably a million rounds through it growing up. Still doesn't miss a beat! I would definitely consider one of them

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Old 05-19-2017, 01:31 PM   #17
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Old 05-19-2017, 01:48 PM   #18
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Ruger 77
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Old 05-19-2017, 02:13 PM   #19
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Lots of good options listed, but the Henry is where I would go. Nothing says America like a levergun.
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Old 05-19-2017, 04:44 PM   #20
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I would buy that Marlin 39 in the classifieds here
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Old 05-19-2017, 05:09 PM   #21
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Here is mine from childhood that I rebuilt
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Old 05-19-2017, 05:10 PM   #22
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77/22 or a cz455. Sake Quad or CZ455 precision trainer if you want to go all in. Maybe a Jarrett Squirrel king or a 40x
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Old 05-19-2017, 05:27 PM   #23
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The CZ455 Tacticool

Just waiting on the Form 1...
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Old 05-19-2017, 05:29 PM   #24
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I bought a Savage 64 semi auto from Wal-mart for $99
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Old 05-19-2017, 05:34 PM   #25
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I really like the 10/22 and the takedown is pretty handy. With that said the Savege with the Accu trigger that I have is a real shooter. I usually pick up one of those two. I would make sure and get a threaded barrel, but that is just me. A 22 with a can and sub-sonic is great for picking off varmints.
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Old 05-19-2017, 05:58 PM   #26
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I have a Browniing BLR 22, not sure if has been fired. In excellent condition. Will survive your great grandkids!
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Old 05-19-2017, 07:25 PM   #27
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Ruger American rimfire the stock switches out for youth. 10/22 mags
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Old 05-19-2017, 07:29 PM   #28
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+1 or 2 for the CZ and Savage .22 LR. Two of the most accurate .22 LR's I've ever shot, even compared to my 'custom' Ruger 10/22.
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Old 05-19-2017, 08:30 PM   #29
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Semi- Ruger 10/22 or Volquartsen

Bolt - Savage Mark II FV-SR or CZ455 precision trainer

Lever- Henry or Winchester

Pump- Winchester 62a.... just cause I have one and its sweet lol
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Old 05-19-2017, 08:48 PM   #30
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CZ or Kimber both great choices
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Old 05-19-2017, 08:53 PM   #31
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I bought 10/22's on each of my kid's first birthdays and have them in the safe waiting. My oldest is 9 and loves shooting his.
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Old 05-19-2017, 09:14 PM   #32
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Ruger American rimfire the stock switches out for youth. 10/22 mags
This. You can even get one with a threaded barrel
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Old 05-19-2017, 09:21 PM   #33
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For a beater semi auto 10/22.

For a beater bolt action Savage Mark II.

There are several others mentioned here if you are looking for more high end.


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Old 05-19-2017, 09:23 PM   #34
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10/22 with an integral suppressor. Just got the barrel/can in and I'm in love with subs
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Old 05-19-2017, 09:32 PM   #35
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I don't know what you budget is, but if I were in our shoes my opinion would be to buy a good clean shooter pre 64 Winchester & have them shoot open sights. The gun will hold it's value in both $$$ & sentimental.

Good clean shooters will run $500-$700

Look at these:

Model 61: Pump (no hammer)

Model 62: Pump (hammer)

Model 63: Semi auto...maybe the best ever built.
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Old 05-19-2017, 09:49 PM   #36
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For a run of the mill bolt you could get a Savage, CZ or Ruger. For more money you could step up into a NULA, Cooper, Anschutz or custom.
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For the money, I like the ruger American rimfire. It uses the 10/22 flush mags. Then you can buy a 10/22 too.
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Old 05-19-2017, 10:09 PM   #38
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Yep--got 2 of them, a 452 American and a 452 Varmint. Only squawk is the safety works backwards.
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Old 05-19-2017, 10:26 PM   #39
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I have several .22lr's. I shoot my savage fv-sr the most!! With cci quites & a can the thing is an absolute varmin anilalator. I've taken coons with it out to 80yrds with it, with the can can on it at 80yrds the you can take several coins before they even know what is going on.
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Old 05-19-2017, 10:28 PM   #40
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I appreciate the replies. I decided to go with a CZ.
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Old 05-20-2017, 10:04 AM   #41
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cz455 tacticool for bolt (only mod is cerakoting the stock)

tacsol 10-22 for semiauto (added a kidd trigger and it made a huge difference)

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Old 05-24-2017, 09:17 PM   #42
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Very happy with the CZ


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Old 05-24-2017, 11:03 PM   #45
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Model 63: Semi auto...maybe the best ever built.
i know where one of these is for sale, in shooter condition. what are they running?
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Old 05-24-2017, 11:51 PM   #46
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i know where one of these is for sale, in shooter condition. what are they running?
I would need to see it to give you an answer...anyway you could snap pics & send them to me?? No way for me to help without knowing condition. S/N / age helps too. What are they asking??

I am always on the lookout for a shooter/truck gun in those models if the price is right as well.

I stole this one IMO & it just arrived yesterday!! Of course mint / perfect ones & you include the grooved receiver, it's a whole other ball game. Don't get spooked with the price you see here vs a shooter.

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Old 05-25-2017, 11:38 AM   #47
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my favorite is cz's training rifle. it shoots anything well, and most great!!
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Old 05-25-2017, 11:38 AM   #48
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If you can find one, I highly recommend a tube fed Weatherby. My son has the one my father had and it's an absolute tack driver.
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I appreciate the replies. I decided to go with a CZ.

TxAg, that's a good choice!



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If you can find one, I highly recommend a tube fed Weatherby. My son has the one my father had and it's an absolute tack driver.

LOL The OP purchased a CZ.


My wife's CZ 452 isn't no slouch. Here is a picture documenting the accuracy before, during and after I cut/threaded the barrel.

These are all 10 shot groups at 40 yards. Nothing was done other than installing the barreled action into the stock and remounting to scope between trips to the lathe. Notice there is a slight change of impact but still a tight group.


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I like the CZ455
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