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Old 04-02-2019, 01:24 AM
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I'm back to shooting my SA-22 shorts only.
Yes.. for having to shoot left handed.
It's perfect for me.
I'm thinking about going with a Skinner peep sight..
It has a Leupolds 2x7 Rimfire on it now.
Very accurate.
So ? I dunno... I probably should just leave it alone.
There is simply nothing as pure class as a Browning sa22 ..... nothing.
I am the happy owner of a Japan-made one bought new in the early eighties (in those days in Belgium you didn’t find any Belgium-made ones, except for “battered” ones). (BTW, only positive experience with any weapon out of the MIROKU factories ... and that for a proud Belgian)
Haven’t shot it for decades and plan to take it along to the range one of these days. I do not want to destroy its fine silhouette with a scope and am looking into the dedicated skinner-sight, so any feedback on this setup would be more than welcome (e.g. can it be used with the Standard front sight ?).
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Luc
(and sorry for any spelling mistakes or the occasional “weird” word ... my settings are in Dutch/Flemish and sometimes “the machine” is over zealous trying to help and autocorrect)
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Old 04-02-2019, 09:19 AM
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I'm back to shooting my SA-22 shorts only.
Yes.. for having to shoot left handed.
It's perfect for me.
I'm thinking about going with a Skinner peep sight..
It has a Leupolds 2x7 Rimfire on it now.
Very accurate.
So ? I dunno... I probably should just leave it alone.
There is simply nothing as pure class as a Browning sa22 ..... nothing.
Please let me know how it works out with the skinner, and how to install it. Also would like to know if it needs a new front site. I’m assuming the skinner would need to be installed on the scope rail as it might be too far forward in the dovetail?

I have a scope on mine, but if I could see the sights, I’d really prefer it to be an iron site gun.
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Old 04-03-2019, 12:49 PM
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I'm back to shooting my SA-22 shorts only.
Yes.. for having to shoot left handed.
It's perfect for me.
I'm thinking about going with a Skinner peep sight..
It has a Leupolds 2x7 Rimfire on it now.
Very accurate.
So ? I dunno... I probably should just leave it alone.
There is simply nothing as pure class as a Browning sa22 ..... nothing.
Please let me know how it works out with the skinner, and how to install it. Also would like to know if it needs a new front site. I’m assuming the skinner would need to be installed on the scope rail as it might be too far forward in the dovetail?

I have a scope on mine, but if I could see the sights, I’d really prefer it to be an iron site gun.



Skinner's website says their peep sight works with the factory front sight.
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Mine shoots 1/2 to 3/4" at 50 yards. However, I have not really experimented with ammo. I usually shoot cci std velocity. I am curious as to what it might do with some premium ammo.
CCI std. vel. is what I shoot most of as well. Fired these right after shooting my 1978 Marlin 1894 with a stiff heavy trigger. The SA-22 felt like it had a match trigger after firing the Marlin.
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I've been shooting Remington Golden's hollow points in my SA-22 long rifle.
So far ? They are shooting very well ..
They'll be just fine for plunking around.. and squirrels.
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Mine shoots 1/2 to 3/4" at 50 yards. However, I have not really experimented with ammo. I usually shoot cci std velocity. I am curious as to what it might do with some premium ammo.
CCI std. vel. is what I shoot most of as well. Fired these right after shooting my 1978 Marlin 1894 with a stiff heavy trigger. The SA-22 felt like it had a match trigger after firing the Marlin.

That's good!
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Hi people, I'm from the UK and, amongst many other rifles, shoot with a Miroku manufactured Browning SA22 fitted with a sound suppressor, and 4x Swarovski scope.
I've use it mainly for hunting, but enjoy shooting targets at various dis too.
I use Eley Subsonic or CCI Velocitor.
Have other members found this model to be surprisingly accurate, and if so, what ammunition do they use, and what groups do you get at various distances?
I also have a Miroku.
Bought used.
Still have the iron sights on it.
Its only limitation seems to be my eyes.
That brass pip at the end of the barrel can be hard to see under some conditions, but my impression is that with a scope it would be able to group very well.
I've been shooting standing at 25 yards for practice , a pleasure.
Shooting SV in CCI or Aguila both of which cycle near perfectly.
Its the only rifle I own that's not scoped. Its such a classic , near iconic.
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Old 04-05-2019, 06:31 PM
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Mine was bought from an estate. Made in Japan (1977 or 78)....I put a Leupold 4x rimfire on it and it really likes CCI standard velocity. Very light weight and points like a finger.....perfict for off hand shooting and carrying in the woods.....
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Old 04-10-2019, 01:46 PM
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Mine was bought from an estate. Made in Japan (1977 or 78)....I put a Leupold 4x rimfire on it and it really likes CCI standard velocity. Very light weight and points like a finger.....perfict for off hand shooting and carrying in the woods.....




Shooting my shorts today..
It's just simply getting better and better.
Best .22 auto I've ever owned.
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Old 05-30-2019, 07:43 PM
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Skinner Peep sight for SA-22

According to Rob O. at Skinner sights:

The peep sight for the Browning SA-22 is called the Lo-Pro II.

Designed specifically for the .025 deeper than usual rear sight dovetail slot-replaces stock rear sight

Will work with stock front sight if top of sight is between .350 and .430

Ships with .125 aperture--5 other apertures available--screw in type

I have a Skinner "Gold" for my Henry golden boy and plan to get this one for my soon to arrive SA-22 Grade II w/ octagon barrel

$50
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