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Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-17-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 14,413
Posted By 41B
I live in Southern Texas. I too thought a .22...

I live in Southern Texas. I too thought a .22 would "be enough."
They a 300 pound thug hit my car and wanted to argue that it was my fault.
My .22 was going to use useless and I've not carried it...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-01-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 14,413
Posted By 41B
My original thought was I can hit with a .22 and...

My original thought was I can hit with a .22 and thought to do it!. The first time a 300 pound drunk comes at you the little .22 stays home!
"If you have the right to kill." Might as well do your...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-30-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 14,413
Posted By 41B
I live in South Texas - the drunk driving capitol...

I live in South Texas - the drunk driving capitol of the state.I felt safe with my 1911 and Velocitos, until one of my drunk neighbors went on a rampage.

I decided that if I need to shoot him, I...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-06-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By 41B
Yes, what he said!

Yes, what he said!
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-03-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,172
Posted By 41B
M very first miss-fire was a Remington Gold -...

M very first miss-fire was a Remington Gold - coulda guess it these days.
Wound up pounding it out with cleaning rod.
That was 1962. Never used that junk again.

Quality control went away during...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-27-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,371
Posted By 41B
Not really info here - but funny. Went to our...

Not really info here - but funny.
Went to our local indoor range where they have to inspect all the ammo you are shooting - they don't want any steel rounds going down range.
I pull out a new box a...
Forum: Martini 04-27-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,494
Posted By 41B
I've always admired well-done Martinis. Time,...

I've always admired well-done Martinis. Time, money and knowledge well spent.
Thanks for sharing.
Michael
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-15-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,040
Posted By 41B
Sad that the once mighty Remington is now in the...

Sad that the once mighty Remington is now in the hands those who are ruining the company - and its sub groups. Marlin is bad, Remington is bad, the bullet division is...you see what I mean.

We had...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-30-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,320
Posted By 41B
Where ever they make them- they break easy. I...

Where ever they make them- they break easy. I stopped ordering from Midway because I got smashed CCI boxes in every order, even when they wrapped them individually in bubble wrap.

Hard plastic...
Forum: Henry 03-27-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,032
Posted By 41B
I have a .22 Mag Henry that showed "Stretch...

I have a .22 Mag Henry that showed "Stretch Marks" in the barrel. ran from breach to muzzle. Bullets key-holed - struck the target sideways.

Sent the rifle back to Henry and got it back two months...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-24-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,291
Posted By 41B
Arm strength. Bullet flight distance to engage...

Arm strength. Bullet flight distance to engage the lands/grooves, knicks in the bullet, barrel temp, cleanliness of bore, lube, priming compound...
And, how much you worry about all these.
I...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-18-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,888
Posted By 41B
CCI Standard Vel (pick solid point over Hollow...

CCI Standard Vel (pick solid point over Hollow Point) - Walmart
Norma Tac-22 - Cabelas
CCI Tactical - On line, Midway, Graf & Sons, etc

All are reasonably priced, shoot quite well and are a good...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-18-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,092
Posted By 41B
Actually, a lot of people don't know any better. ...

Actually, a lot of people don't know any better.
M
Forum: .22WMR Ammunition 03-17-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By 41B
I shoot in Lever Gun competition - several others...

I shoot in Lever Gun competition - several others have had issues with Henry .22 Magnums, the barrels "shoot out" around 1500 rounds. Mine went bad at less than 500 rounds.
A bore scope showed long...
Forum: .22WMR Ammunition 03-15-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By 41B
I tried Federal 50gr ammo too. More keyholes. Got...

I tried Federal 50gr ammo too. More keyholes. Got a borescope and looked down the bore.
Long "scratches" running from breach to muzzle - somewhat straight, easy to see with the rifling. Looked...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-11-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,394
Posted By 41B
Used the 45gr ammo on Pistol Cartridge targets....

Used the 45gr ammo on Pistol Cartridge targets. .22LR is marginal on these because the 100 yard ram is heavy and the typical .22lr doesn't have enough energy to knock them over.
The 45gr Winchester...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-09-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,394
Posted By 41B
Tested Winchester 45gr Supper Suppressor ammo...

Tested Winchester 45gr Supper Suppressor ammo last weekend. It was hitting at the same point of impact as CCI Std [email protected] 100 yards, from my 24" Henry Lever gun. Match tomorrow - I'll use the 45gr...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-03-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,394
Posted By 41B
Went to the range yesterday with CCI Standard Vel...

Went to the range yesterday with CCI Standard Vel and Winchester Super Suppressor ammo. I wanted to see if the Winchester 45gr bullet might be useful for Lever Action Silhouette.

I'm shooting a...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-02-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By 41B
But the US stuff was awful! I can only guess that...

But the US stuff was awful! I can only guess that the US version was made with well worn equipment in the Ill plant. I is (was) far from accurate.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-02-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,425
Posted By 41B
After the great .22 shortage I bought several...

After the great .22 shortage I bought several boxes of Federal AutoMatch. It was good before the shortage, but not afterwards.
My 10/22 used to shoot it into a ragged home at 50 yards - now I'm...
Forum: .22WMR Ammunition 02-16-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By 41B
Update on my Henry. It has been determined...

Update on my Henry.
It has been determined that it will not stabilize Hornady 45gr nor Federal 50gr bullets. Both produce sideways hits on the target at 10 yards.

CCI used to group well, but...
Forum: .22WMR Ammunition 02-16-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,684
Posted By 41B
I tried some Federal 50gr bullets yesterday....

I tried some Federal 50gr bullets yesterday. Started at 100 yards, but soon moved back to 10 yards - then saw why. They were striking the target sideways - key-hole effect.
The Henry would not...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-16-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,425
Posted By 41B
Remington Gold bullets. If you can't afford...

Remington Gold bullets.
If you can't afford better than these, maybe you should take up golf.
M
Forum: Henry 02-15-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,606
Posted By 41B
"WITH THE RIGHT AMMO" Four words that make all...

"WITH THE RIGHT AMMO"
Four words that make all the difference. I guess I haven't found the right ammo - yet.
I'm going to test Henry's warranty. I bought a .22 magnum 5 months ago. Today it ...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-07-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,345
Posted By 41B
CCO Std Vel is the berst bang for the buck you'll...

CCO Std Vel is the berst bang for the buck you'll find.
M
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