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PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2007 5:37 am    Post subject: Favorite .22 ammo Reply with quote

Just curious what .22 l.r. ammo you folks prefer. My girlfriend and I spend a lot of time at the range shooting bolt action .22 rifles. We really like the Federal bulk packs of .22 l.r. high velocity hollow point ammo from Wal-Mart. We also shoot Remington Thunderbolts, Winchester Wildcats and Federal Lightnings. Surprisingly, most of the promotional .22 l.r. ammo shoots very well. What are your thoughts? Take care...
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PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2007 11:25 am    Post subject: Re: Favorite .22 ammo Reply with quote

I too have found that the Federal bulk packs from Wal-mart outperform their price, shooting very well from my heavy barreled Ruger 77/22 as well as my Winchester 9422. Right now I have 6 550 round packs in my ammo cabinet. I stay away from cheap plain lead unplated 22 ammo after an incident with my single six revolver, leading was so bad that the lead came out of barrel in a tube shape after one extended shooting session.
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PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2007 1:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Favorite .22 ammo Reply with quote

I use CCI Blazers in my Henry Goldenboy, at 20 yards everything into a 2 inch hot spot, even better groupings at 25 yards.

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PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2007 1:19 pm    Post subject: Re: Favorite .22 ammo Reply with quote

i have found a lot of .22s like certain ammo over others, for instance, i tried the remington line and got results of under an inch at 50 yards from the marlin 25n, but then i tried the CCI stinger, and the groups went to 1/2 to 3/4 this with many many of them keyholing the previous shot.. told this to a friend of mine with a 10/22 and he laughed telling me that stingers in his shot like crap.... he used federals... so who knows..
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PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2007 1:41 pm    Post subject: Re: Favorite .22 ammo Reply with quote

I use Federal Lightning because cheap and rifling clean. My 22LR guns are Anschutz- rifle and Anschutz Exemplar- pistol.
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PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2007 8:24 pm    Post subject: Re: Favorite .22 ammo Reply with quote

I like the CCI standard Velocityin mu 10/22 but in my buckmark for the price i go with Federal bulk packs at the mart for only $9.88
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PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2007 9:37 pm    Post subject: Re: Favorite .22 ammo Reply with quote

Man it's been so long since I got to go fire off my .22 that I had to ask my dad what kind I use since all the bullets are looked up and he has the key for it. I agree with the Federals from Wal-Mart. Walks the can's nicely up the hill. Just don't go for the break drum, they do make a u-turn and come back Hiding They also can make the little whirly thing on my Uncle's stand move so I think they work just fine. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2007 9:45 pm    Post subject: Re: Favorite .22 ammo Reply with quote

I agree with you 'tink, I buy the Fed. bulk packs from Wal-Mart.

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PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2007 11:34 pm    Post subject: Re: Favorite .22 ammo Reply with quote

American Eagle works the best in my .22 and Remington ammo next best. Federal bulk packs are not accurate in my .22 and there are too many missfires. They aren't worth the money cause my Browning doesn't like them.

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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2007 6:42 am    Post subject: Re: Favorite .22 ammo Reply with quote

I still haven't shot my 22LR, but I got a good 300 Winchester Super X rounds in a small coffee can from when I got the rifle. Smile

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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2007 7:36 am    Post subject: Re: Favorite .22 ammo Reply with quote

Winchester HVHP for my three rifles and CCI Stingers for my Colt Woodsman 6"

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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2007 8:03 am    Post subject: Re: Favorite .22 ammo Reply with quote

Rem thunderbolts for the 22lr for the 22mag rem premier with the 33gr V-max Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2007 8:18 am    Post subject: Re: Favorite .22 ammo Reply with quote

Mr 1895sss. I always was thinkig .22LR American Eagla is the cheaper version from .22LR Federal Lighting.
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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2007 9:34 am    Post subject: Re: Favorite .22 ammo Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2007 5:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Favorite .22 ammo Reply with quote

I agree with Joe and shoot a lot of promotional ammo. I prefer the Federal bulk packs of high velocity hollow point ammo from Wal-Mart. All the best...
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