Ruger 10/22 naysayers..

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I respectfully now disagree. Ive recently spent some time with a 10/22 and im having great luck with it.. Mind you ive got a 18 power with 50mm sitting on top and a bi-pod out front, that said ive zeriod and have no problems (minus the odd zinger/shooter error) keeping CCI 40 grain's at or under 2 inches at 100 yards.. Ive read many saying that the 10/22 although reliable its not very accurate. For a short rifle im completely satisfied with this little gem. 2 pennies.
 
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Why would anyone naysay a 10/22? They're one of the best .22LR rifles around. Selling mine was one of the biggest gun mistakes I ever made.
 
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I have a pre-MIM I will die owning. Selling it would be out of the question. One of the great American must-haves.
 

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I have a 10/22 and a Savage MK II FSS and the Savage is definitely more accurate/consistent. That said, the 10/22 with a 25 round banana clip is an absolute blast. I don't use mine for the accuracy, it is the fun factor, and on that front it delivers thumbsup
 
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Originally Posted By: Oil Changer
I have a pre-MIM I will die owning. Selling it would be out of the question. One of the great American must-haves.
What is pre-MIM? I have two 10/22 guns. One is about 15 years old, The other is about 40 years old. While I have never done a full teardown, I've cleaned the bolt / receiver on many occasion, and haven't noticed any difference between them. I also am very pleased with the accuracy of a 10/22, considering it is technically a carbine.
 
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I love shooting my 10/22. The only mod is trigger. It's accurate with the iron sights and I can shoot it all day for like $25 for ammo. No sore shoulder. I will never sell it
 
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I'd love one and would have one in a heartbeat. 'cept we can't have "assault weapons" here, and a 10-22 is classified as such.
 
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I'd love one and would have one in a heartbeat. 'cept we can't have "assault weapons" here, and a 10-22 is classified as such.
It's only an assault weapon if you're a squirrel. Like mine. I think about getting another at times, just a fun gun. Mine is a short carbine with high viz sites. That reminds me, I oughta buy more mags.
 
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I've had mine since they first came out-I think 1963-4=a very nice little rifle. I think the trigger pull is/was better on the earlier versions than the later.
 
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Originally Posted By: BHopkins
Originally Posted By: Oil Changer
I have a pre-MIM I will die owning. Selling it would be out of the question. One of the great American must-haves.
What is pre-MIM?
Metal Injection Molding. It's a cheaper way to make parts, and many equate cheaper with poor quality. Your 40 year old gun doesn't have them. Not sure about the 15 year old model. I have a 10/22 from the mid 90s, and I love the gun. I've never met a 10/22 naysayer. What are their gripes about the gun?
 
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Cool little .22LR , lots of aftermarket mods available which allow customizing to your hearts content !! The new anniversary issue 10/22 looks sweet as well !!
 
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Originally Posted By: whip
Originally Posted By: BHopkins
Originally Posted By: Oil Changer
I have a pre-MIM I will die owning. Selling it would be out of the question. One of the great American must-haves.
What is pre-MIM?
Metal Injection Molding. It's a cheaper way to make parts, and many equate cheaper with poor quality. Your 40 year old gun doesn't have them. Not sure about the 15 year old model. I have a 10/22 from the mid 90s, and I love the gun. I've never met a 10/22 naysayer. What are their gripes about the gun?
Most common gripes are accuracy and jamming. I have found that my early 80's made 10-22 does not like Federal bulk ammo. If I keep it clean and shoot a higher quality ammo it's as reliable and accurate as I could expect out of any automatic. I would still pick my Winchester 94-22 over the Ruger any day of the week. A lever action/automatic comparison is kinda apples to oranges though.
 
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^ That's odd. My gun will hit anything the shooter can hit. The only jams I ever had were with an aftermarket banana magazine. I've heard some of the newer guns aren't as nice as the older ones?
 

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Accuracy has been the biggest complaint on some shooting forums, not FIF. some claim the weapon is sub par for what it is in the accuracy department..
 
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just from personal experiences i haven't seen one shoot good for me. over 25 years or so i have shot at least 5 different ones and never liked them compared to a Marlin model 60 or a Remington 597. I don't doubt they are ok just me personally haven't had any luck with them.
 
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Originally Posted By: OtisBlkR1
I respectfully now disagree. Ive recently spent some time with a 10/22 and im having great luck with it.. Mind you ive got a 18 power with 50mm sitting on top and a bi-pod out front, that said ive zeriod and have no problems (minus the odd zinger/shooter error) keeping CCI 40 grain's at or under 2 inches at 100 yards.. Ive read many saying that the 10/22 although reliable its not very accurate. For a short rifle im completely satisfied with this little gem. 2 pennies.
I am going to assume you are talking about the regular 10/22 carbine. I had a regular carbine and while is was VERY reliable, it was not the most accurate thing. I ended up selling it to a buddy and I bought a Ruger 10/22 Tactical Target rifle with the hanner forged heavy barrel and target trigger. Now that is a accurate rifle. I can get ~1.5" at 100 yards using match grade ammo. I bought a Marlin Model 60 for $150 at Walmart which is a more accurate rifle than the 10/22 carbine, but mine will only shoot CCI Mini Mags.
 
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Originally Posted By: OVERKILL
I have a 10/22 and a Savage MK II FSS and the Savage is definitely more accurate/consistent. That said, the 10/22 with a 25 round banana clipmagazine is an absolute blast. I don't use mine for the accuracy, it is the fun factor, and on that front it delivers thumbsup
I corrected your post.
 
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Originally Posted By: Shannow
I'd love one and would have one in a heartbeat. 'cept we can't have "assault weapons" here, and a 10-22 is classified as such.
The 10/22 uses the standard 10 round rotary magazine, is that OK in the state you live in?
 

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Originally Posted By: stchman
Originally Posted By: OVERKILL
I have a 10/22 and a Savage MK II FSS and the Savage is definitely more accurate/consistent. That said, the 10/22 with a 25 round banana clipmagazine is an absolute blast. I don't use mine for the accuracy, it is the fun factor, and on that front it delivers thumbsup
I corrected your post.
Banana clip sounds way better than banana mag though grin http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/banana%20clip
Originally Posted By: Merriam-Webster
banana clip noun Full Definition of BANANA CLIP 1: a clip that is slightly curved and used to hold a person's hair in place 2 slang : a curved magazine or clip for a firearm First Known Use of BANANA CLIP 1951
 
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