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BK63
02-26-2010, 18:15
I have a Ruger MKII I got 20 years ago and shoot this thing all the time. I have a few bucks left over from the tax return and I'm looking for another plinker for the range after I'm finished shooting my other stuff. Not looking for anything in peticular, doesn't have to be accurate. Just fun to point and shoot. I'm considering a NAA revolver. Just wondering what is your favorite and pics are always a plus. I have everything I need, but you can always do with another 22 right?

straightshooters1037
02-26-2010, 20:41
Browning Buckmark!! I use one for my steel matches!!
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ca28YLHTxw

Master T
02-26-2010, 20:43
Ruger 22/45
Very accurate. And fun to shoot.
A little hard to clean first time, but not bad after a time or two!

My wife loves to shoot it also!

CajunBass
02-26-2010, 21:39
All of them. :supergrin:

Seriously, Smith & Wesson Model 17. It's head and shoulders above anything else.

All the rest are tied for second place.

98_1LE
02-26-2010, 21:46
http://i46.tinypic.com/2i6i0pf.jpg

ronin.45
02-26-2010, 22:02
Ruger MK II stainless 5.5 bull barrel. If one hadn't been stolen I would have three now.

Brucev
02-26-2010, 22:52
My be all to end all forever favorite .22 LR handgun is the S&W M-18 (18-3) that currently resides in my dresser drawer. When it come out for a trip to the range or a day in the woods the experience is simply magic. In my hand it works miracles as bullets seem to just run into targets whether they be simple bulleyes on paper or something more satisfying like aluminum cans, etc. In single and double action shooting it is without equal. On one memorable occasion I used it in a handgun match (draw and fire) using the B-27 target (I think that is the right number). My score was 242/250. Given that I was using a borrowed Beretta 92 holster (since I did not at that time own a holster), I considered the results pretty good. There are many very nice .22 LR handguns from which one can choose. However, ever since I read Bob Melick's articles on .22 LR handguns and specifically on the S&W M-18, I have been a devoted user of this outstanding revolver. The one I now have will never be sold. It will be passed down to my children. Sincerely. Brucev.

bambikilr
02-26-2010, 23:09
Ruger Single Six, Walther...both very different, but both accurate & fun

Morgo
02-26-2010, 23:21
One of these two

http://i392.photobucket.com/albums/pp4/brycemorgan452/P1030219.jpg

Jason D
02-27-2010, 16:56
A Hamden HS Supermatic Citation M107

P+P
02-28-2010, 10:38
S&W 617 ,S&W model 41, or a Ruger mk II it's a 3 way tie....

PzGren
02-28-2010, 13:07
My favorite rimfire is a Korth revolver ever since I got it.

rwr-b
02-28-2010, 13:21
Only have one so that helps to narrow down the decision: Taurus 94 2" Stainless Steel

FLIPPER 348
02-28-2010, 14:02
my P-22 if 1st fave

my .22 1911 conversion is a close 2nd

JFrame
02-28-2010, 14:53
My favorite rimfire is a Korth revolver ever since I got it.


I'm also guessin' that would be my favorite, if I had one... :)

In a somewhat lesser stratosphere, my favorite .22 handgun is my old S&W 63 6-shot kit gun with 4" barrel...

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PzGren
02-28-2010, 23:05
I'm also guessin' that would be my favorite, if I had one... :)

In a somewhat lesser stratosphere, my favorite .22 handgun is my old S&W 63 6-shot kit gun with 4" barrel...

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The Korth is really nice, the trigger pull seems unbelievably light but still offers positive ignition even in double action.

Before the Korth my favorite was a K-22, before that a Hämmerli 208 (it was kind of boring, a real shooting machine!), a Walther GSP, and before that a Colt OMM.

But besides that, I have a S&W 22A that I had bought used around the turn of the millenium so that my kids could shoot rimfires without me worrying that my good guns would suffer from rough handling. We put about 90,000 rounds through this little pistol with its 4" barrel, went throug several firing pins, a cracked frame and sight rib, but that gun is still going strong, shooting to the point and is always in the range bag. Unless my kids, that are in college now, haven't borrowed it.

Qualitywise it is a stark contrast to the Korth but after all, both are fun to shoot.

JFrame
03-01-2010, 07:48
The Korth is really nice, the trigger pull seems unbelievably light but still offers positive ignition even in double action.

Before the Korth my favorite was a K-22, before that a Hämmerli 208 (it was kind of boring, a real shooting machine!), a Walther GSP, and before that a Colt OMM.

But besides that, I have a S&W 22A that I had bought used around the turn of the millenium so that my kids could shoot rimfires without me worrying that my good guns would suffer from rough handling. We put about 90,000 rounds through this little pistol with its 4" barrel, went throug several firing pins, a cracked frame and sight rib, but that gun is still going strong, shooting to the point and is always in the range bag. Unless my kids, that are in college now, haven't borrowed it.

Qualitywise it is a stark contrast to the Korth but after all, both are fun to shoot.


I envy your .22 collection, PzGren! :cool:

I have a S&W 22S, so we sort of have something in common... :supergrin:

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Broncbuster
03-01-2010, 08:31
I know I will get flamed for one of these but it is a toss up between my Ruger Single Six and my Mosquito.

M2 Carbine
03-01-2010, 08:40
Just wondering what is your favorite and pics are always a plus.
Well let's see. I think I have pictures of most of them.

I have a Beretta 22 Short Minx.
No picture.

A Beretta 21A 22LR equipped with a Crimsin Trace laser, for night time laser practice.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Bell406_206B/Beretta21ACT.jpg

A GSG-5 pistol.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Bell406_206B/GSG5pistolJPG.jpg

A Ruger Charger.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Bell406_206B/Chargerinbackyard.jpg

A Ruger Bearcat. This young shooter is shooting the Bearcat.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Bell406_206B/ScottRugerBearcat-1.jpg

A Ruger Single Six. No picture.

A Browning BuckmarK.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Bell406_206B/BrowningBuckmark.jpg

M2 Carbine
03-01-2010, 08:41
A S&W K22 equipped with a Crimson Trace laser.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Bell406_206B/K22withCrimsonTrace.jpg

A S&W Model 34.
I don't have a picture of just the Model 34 but this young lady is wearing the S&W in the holster while shooting the Ruger MK III.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Bell406_206B/Lindseyandnatilyshootinglefthanded.jpg

A Ruger MK III 22/45 that I wish I hadn't bought. I wish I had bought another MK II instead.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Bell406_206B/Ruger2245BSARDBZ30SB.jpg

A Ruger MK II that's equipped with a Streamlight TLR-2 laser/light.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Bell406_206B/TLR2andironsights.jpg




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M2 Carbine
03-01-2010, 08:46
If 22 conversions count I've got two for the 1911.......
Marvel
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Bell406_206B/22Marvelconversion.jpg

Ciener
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Bell406_206B/Ciener.jpg

....and one for the Makarov.
Bulgarian
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Bell406_206B/Mak22conversion.jpg


I don't really have a favorite but probably the Streamlight equipped Ruger MK II 22/45 could be it because of how useful it is as a daylight plinker and a night time laser/light practice gun. It's also a useful gun when just walking around the place at night.

A Browning Buckmark would be a nice addition to your Ruger. It's a nice handling gun, accurate and not too expensive.
The S&W Model 34 or K22 are very nice guns but a little hard to find and a bit expensive.
Then a Ruger SA 22 like the Single Six are nice guns and fun to shoot.

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MCPreacher
03-01-2010, 08:48
I have a few, but this is the one I tend to shoot the most

Browning 7.25 UCX with an illuminated reticle scope on see-thru rings

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f260/preacherspulpit/Guns/KittyKiller.jpg

My real favorite, and still one of the best handguns I have ever owned, is my Ruger unmolested 3-screw Super Single Six convertible.

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f260/preacherspulpit/Guns/Ruger_SingleSixConv_3Screwr.jpg

PzGren
03-01-2010, 09:02
I envy your .22 collection, PzGren! :cool:

I have a S&W 22S, so we sort of have something in common... :supergrin:

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We share more than the 22A or S, we share a love for guns. I did not start out with the Korth, I am an old man now that I own it.

Guns are just the hardware, the software is our ability to shoot them, that ability is fueled by the love for our hobby.

While the SIG P210-4 with a KPS .22 conversion is not my ultimate favorite in rinfires, it is a nice gun with great accuracy potential and I would like to share the photo with you guys.

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z159/Andyd173/SIGNillGriffe003.jpg

PzGren
03-01-2010, 09:13
...and here is a photo of the Korth...

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z159/Andyd173/DSCF4403.jpg

deadite
03-01-2010, 09:25
http://i429.photobucket.com/albums/qq15/deadite_photos/guns%20with%20new%20camera/DSCN0431.jpg

Hard to choose.

I need to have accuracy, though. I sold a pretty decent Star Model FR-Sport because it wasn't that accurate. All of the above guns are like lasers and they're dialed in as best as I can. I like to hit what I'm aiming at the first shot. :)

deadite

JFrame
03-01-2010, 09:27
We share more than the 22A or S, we share a love for guns.

That is true! :)

Guns are just the hardware, the software is our ability to shoot them, that ability is fueled by the love for our hobby.

Also quite true -- and my software is in constant need of debugging... :supergrin:

While the SIG P210-4 with a KPS .22 conversion is not my ultimate favorite in rinfires, it is a nice gun with great accuracy potential and I would like to share the photo with you guys.

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z159/Andyd173/SIGNillGriffe003.jpg

Nice pics of the legendary P210 and Korth... :cool:

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FLIPPER 348
03-02-2010, 01:39
upper left, lower right

hedrok
03-02-2010, 09:53
I'm with the revolver guys...S&W model 18 is soooo sweet and steady. Wonderful trigger and shoots ANYTHING I feed it. S&W 617 10 shot 6" bbl is almost a tie...and would be with a 4"bbl...Anybody wanna trade?
There's just something about a revolver...might be those old westerns we grew up with.

SCOTTtheBADGER
03-02-2010, 19:54
I have a Stoger Luger that is fun to shoot, although having the top half of the gun jump in the air takes some getting used to.

Powermwt
03-03-2010, 03:49
My model 41 S&W. I like the Colt Huntsman but the 41 has a trigger that is second to none.

http://www.surfacezero.com/g503/data/500/medium/41-7400-Huntsman_002.jpg

trob
03-03-2010, 14:28
Ruger Mk II for sure. I love that thing

PzGren
03-03-2010, 22:51
but the 41 has a trigger that is second to none.

That is a heck of a tall statement! Have you really tried all the other rimfire pistols to be sure?!

I had a Walther GSP and a Haemmerli 208 that impressed me more than any S&W41 that I ever tried. Leave alone my Korth and a Manurhin MR32!

Powermwt
03-04-2010, 13:49
I've shot a few... it is more a matter of personal taste. Sport pistols like the Benelli MP90S and Benelli MP95E, Walther GSP, the Baikal MCM, the Hämmerli, the Pardini SP, the High Standard and the Smith & Wesson Model 41 all have supporters and those who think they are overrated.

The 41 has been around for a long time, mine is 30+ years old. You are allowed your opinion and I, mine.

You know I would like to know which Rapid Fire Pistol has taken the most medals?

kshutt
03-12-2010, 05:00
I've owned several .22's over the years, but I've kept my favorite; the S&W 41. I've owned it for so many years, that I paid a little over $300 for it brand new and remember thinking it was a lot of money for a .22! What a great gun! I've hunted squirrels with it, shot paper & cans, you name it!

I previously owned a Ruger Bearcat, Mark II, and Super Single Six. They're long gone; nothing has compared to my 41............

Good Shooting :cool:

Jeepnik
03-15-2010, 17:49
Hmm, toss up.

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f271/Jeepnik/M%20O%20Pictures/HANDGUNS12-31-07-0007.jpg

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f271/Jeepnik/M%20O%20Pictures/HANDGUNS12-31-07-0001-1.jpg

Both are deadly on small game.