I am thinking about getting 22 handgun

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  1. jmoser

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    I shoot Bullseye competitively and top shooters use red dots exclusively nowadays.
    A 4 MOA dot is easily capable of holding very tight groups out to 50 yards or more.
    The human eye is outstanding at centering 2 circles; a round dot in center of black bullseye is very easy to hold even if the dot size blots out the aiming point.

    Group sizes smaller than dot size are common.
     
  2. mjh4

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    Smith&Wesson victories are accurate and reliable (nice guns)!


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  3. Chappy410

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    I agree. Bought one last summer and it had functioned flawlessly and very accurate. Easy to tear down and re-assemble for thorough cleaning
     
  4. Red Wagon

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    If your large handgun is a Glock, you may consider the new Glock 44 .22.Same size & trigger as a Glock 19.
     
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  5. EZHOOPS

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    browning buckmark are great, I also own a Walther P22 got it new with threaded barrel for $200 on black friday
     
  6. Red Wagon

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    If your larger carry gun is a Glock, take a look a Glock 44 in .22. If you carry a Ruger lcp2 ,look at a LCP2 easy slide .22
     
  7. Sportingman1954

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    I love my Ruger Mark 1,2 and 3
    oldie but a gooden.
     
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  8. huntnfish2

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    Lots of fun .22s out there. For revolvers, i have a S&W model 63 And a ruger single six, both are fun to shoot and very accurate for plinking but a bit on the pricey side. On the semi side, i have a ruger Mark 1 and SR 22. In the last couple weeks i have run around 2000 rounds thru the SR22 and not a single failure to feed and thats with a variety of cheap ammo. For the price— i would give consideration to the SR 22. I paid $300 and its treated me well. Lots of others to chose from as well. Part of the fun of buying new guns is looking.
     
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    One of those new Ruger cheap single actions would seem to work for the OP.

    The only 22 handgun I've ever owned is a Colt Trooper MKIII with an 8" barrel. It wasn't cheap or light, but it serves as a good understudy for other revolvers.
     
  10. 22 Chuck

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    Gun prices are liable to be high when stres get reopened due to demand, hard to tell.
    Used guns in pawn shops are predicted to be good come fall when lots of 'new' gunowners are getting rid of that terrible gun they bought.

    Mark IIIs are great. Dont let a few illiterates chase you off reasembling one. Lots of help on youtube-check em out.
     
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  11. Red Wagon

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    Lots of good advice ,here.
     
  12. Red Wagon

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    My favorite target gun because of the Fiber optic sights.
     
  13. waxico

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    My observation: I have owned 2 Ruger Mk semis. If you remember the ammo shortage under the last president, I was only able to find Remington Hornet. These would jam my weapon incessantly, the only ammo that works is CCI.
    I bought a Ruger .22 revolver wheel gun. So glad I did that. Quality ammo will be hard to find again in the future, I predict...
     
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  14. Red Wagon

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    You are right! I saw an ad on Armslist for a bucket of Remington for 150.00 Last I looked went for 69.00. I wish I had a Ruger wheel gun. Seems like all .22 wheel guns are super expensive, except for the new Taurus. Good luck finding guns or ammo for a while.
     
  15. shotgun12

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    CCI ammo is very good, as for hand guns they are banned over here.
     
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