The .22 is EVERY rifle in miniature. The fundamentals and skills needed to accurately shoot a center fire rifle at six hundred yards are the same for the .22 at one hundred yards. It's remarkable how closely the .22 mimics bigger rifles. But it's actually more difficult to shoot accurately as you have more time to screw up the shot. The slow velocity means the bullet is in the barrel longer. This then requires more concentration and follow through. Of course beyond all of the technical stuff. Whether you are in serious competition or just plinking the .22 is a kick to shoot.
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