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220 Swift vs. 22-250 for varmints...Opinions Please

 
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Old 06-25-2004, 11:42 PM
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Re: 220 Swift vs. 22-250 for varmints...Opinions Please

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Old 06-28-2004, 02:22 PM
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Re: 220 Swift vs. 22-250 for varmints...Opinions Please

I have the 700VSSF in 220 swift and it is amazing right from the box with a trigger adjustment. She has gone in the 1's with federal premium factory fodder slinging the 52gr SMK's.

I have shot several of the 22-250 heavy barreled rems,..and they all shoot very well also.

all in all,..I prefer the swift for sheer ability to push the pills faster. Keep the bore clean and cool,..no problems will arise that the 250 doesn't also experience.
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Re: 220 Swift vs. 22-250 for varmints...Opinions Please

The 220 Swift starts where the 22-250 ends and accuracy wise I do not feel there is any difference between the two I have had both and I will take the swift over the 22-250
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Re: 220 Swift vs. 22-250 for varmints...Opinions Please

"Looking at a sendero in 220 swift for p-dogs. What do you guys think compared to the 22-250 or other calibers?"

I think that if you hunt p-dogs with a Swift or a 22-250 your barrel will be toast in a single day of shooting. [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]

However, that would give you an excuse for getting that nice custom barrel that you've been dreaming of. [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img]
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Re: 220 Swift vs. 22-250 for varmints...Opinions Please

I had a VSSF in .220 Swift. Great little rifle. It took a little work to get it to shoot, dang thing absolutely did not like new brass, had to have once-fired cases. It also never liked 55 grain bullets, any of them, but it loved 50s.

I've had a couple .22-250s. One eventually learned to shoot. The other didn't.

I just gave up on a .22-250 AI, brass eating little POS. Turns out the chamber was cut for real live .473" case heads and what Remington and Winchester shipped me were around .465 to .468. Even trying to neck size, it'd cut the heads off after 2-3 shots. If I bumped the shoulder at all, they were gone after one firing. I don't need that nonsense. Same gig as a coupla Ruger .22 Hornets I had a couple years ago.

I would go with the .220 Swift. I wouldn't buy a .22-250 unless I first found a source of brass that really had .473" case heads.
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Re: 220 Swift vs. 22-250 for varmints...Opinions Please

This-is-an-old-post-but-I-would-say-the-220-Swift-is-better-than-the-22-250.-The-Swift-is-the-KING-of-the-.22-Varminters.

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Re: 220 Swift vs. 22-250 for varmints...Opinions Please

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This-is-an-old-post-but-I-would-say-the-220-Swift-is-better-than-the-22-250.-The-Swift-is-the-KING-of-the-.22-Varminters.

Wildcat

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Hey wildcat... where did you learn to type.

IT's-a-real-pain-in-the-ass-to-read-this-kind-of-typing-and-it-ain't-cute-!!!

But the worst part of it is that by putting a dash between each word, you are forcing the software of the website to extend the page width.
Some of your litterary efforts have made the page width go to four or five pages wide, and that's a REAL PAIN IN THE ASS TO READ - OK?

... and the .22-250, and .220 Swift are so close that it is more the rifle than the cartridge. And when it comes to HOT 22s, both are down in the middle of the list!

The 220 Wilson Arrow, the 22 Clark are just two that come to mind... and then there is that gawd awful "22 G&A" for those that are not faint of heart (and have deeeeep pockets).



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