There is always an easy answer to a question like this. No demand. If there was, more people would make them.
I've got a Ruger 22/22 mag single Six, and I've never fired the mag cylinder. I doubt I ever will. I just can't think of any use for it. I wouldn't have paid any more for the gun with the mag cylinder, and would have paid just as much for it without it.
And M2HB, you are correct. I believe the 22 mag is a .223 bullet, and the LR is a .222. Seems I read that a long time ago.
The Tanfoglio TA-76 and it's siblings had both cylinders available. Mine came with only the .22 MAG cylinder, so I modded a Heritage .22LR cylinder to work with it. Numrich is sold out of the .22LR cylinders.
....I bought a new Colt Peacemaker Buntline .22/.22 Mag. (7 1/2" barrel) new @ 1973 for around $150,very accurate,the .22 LR cyl. has only been in gun twice.Yes it's L-O-U-D!...pulled off some great shots with it over the years.The best being a ONE-SHOT 4 hole (2 in+2 out) shot on a very large water snake from a moving boat at night!
...I don't know why I loved the .22 Mag so much back then,that Colt was my first handgun (carried it so much I wore the blue off it!) and I was just a kid (21) and couldn't really afford a centerfire.(Even though the .22 LR would've cost less to shoot I just never did mess with it much.)My 2nd handgun was also a rimfire (MK II) and I sure have ran the Longrifles thru it!
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