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Unread 01-13-2008, 06:33 PM
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22 mag pistol

Does anyone make a 22 mag pistol ?
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    Unread 01-13-2008, 11:30 PM
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    22 mag pistol

    If you mean a semi-auto, they were made in the 80's and not too successful. I had several and they were quite a blaster, yet not accurate. Ammo is much better now and I got a 6" S&W 648, stainless 6-sot revolver. Took 15 pdogs with it in one day driving a field in E. Colorado!! My first was a solid 50 yards and I held the head, thinking about drop, and missed clean. My partner called the shot, I held the belly, and plopped him hard! Shoot the Remington poly-tip and Federal 30gr. Premium. Lots of fun and a great trigger to boot. Bob
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    Unread 01-13-2008, 11:41 PM
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    The only auto I'm familiar with is the AMT automag, my dad has one and it actually feeds really well.
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    Unread 01-14-2008, 08:58 AM
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    22 mag pistol

    Robert, thanks for the info.
    devildoc, can you offer any comments on the accuracy of the AMT ?

    Thanks, Bill
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    Unread 01-14-2008, 03:26 PM
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    Ruger makes a nice looking .22 mag revolver.
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    Unread 01-15-2008, 08:40 AM
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    i have 2...

    one is a taurus 8 shot revolver.....shoots well...the other is the automag 4".....trigger is a little stiff on the AMT but it shoots better than i can shoot it. this was my fav carry gun when lion hunting for yrs.....this gun has killed four lions.....3 were one shot kills....good bullet placement, the other got a little scary ...in my opinion the 22 mag caliber is way under rated...i have seen it used with great succes in several situations..also own 2 rifles in this caliber..both are tackdrivers.....one is an anshutz woodchucker....great little kids gun that stretches their range over a 22rf greatly......
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    Unread 01-15-2008, 04:16 PM
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    22 mag pistol

    Can you tell what your groups are with the AMT at 25 yds or whatever range you have used and with the brand of ammo used.

    Thanks,

    Bill
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