Gun-Day Sunday: A Comparison of Four .22s

Head-to-head (-to-head-to-head) look at four of the most popular .22 semi-autos available today, to wit– Ruger 10/22, Savage 64F, Mossberg 702, and Marlin Model 795.

If you have a good .22 LR, you have a light, handy, compact and versatile tool. If you ain’t got one, might want to think about that. It could be that semi-autos of all calibers will be hard to come by in the near future. Don’t think that the innocent old .22 plinker will be exempt. Get one while you can. Prices are competitive, too.

And ammo to go with.

About vmijpp

VMIJPP hails from the star city of the south, Roanoke, Virginia. A 1989 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, he is a retired artillery officer in the United States Marine Corps, with time in both the active and reserve sides. He served in Iraq in 2004, and in Afghanistan in 2009-2010. He joined the magnificent as a guest blogger from the now defunct but never uninteresting Rule 308, where he denounced gun control and other aspects of tyranny, and proclaimed the greatness of the United States. When the sun set on, he migrated here with Keydet1976 and the others.
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5 Responses to Gun-Day Sunday: A Comparison of Four .22s

  1. Good luck, I can’t buy.


  2. DaveO says:

    Which one would you choose? I place weight on accuracy, with logistics (having to replace sights and limited magazine supply points) just after.


    • vmijpp says:

      Good question. *I* have an old Stevens Savage Model 34 bolt action .22, so I’m not in the market right now. I think you couldn’t go far wrong with any of them; maybe the Ruger 10/22 with its huge aftermarket possibilities might hold the edge.

      What does everyone else say??


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