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Old April 9, 2009, 08:03 PM   #1
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Ruger 22 mag semi-auto

Does Ruger still make the 22 mag semi-auto rifle? I heard that they stopped producing them. Rem 597 and Marlin 922m same guestion. Thanks
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Old April 9, 2009, 08:26 PM   #2
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sadly no more 10/22 mags but I do know the remington 597 still makes the mag..unless something changed VERY recently
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Old April 9, 2009, 08:27 PM   #3
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My understanding is the the Ruger 22 magnum had a fair number of mechanical complications and that it was phased out several years ago. I've never had the opportunity to shoot one so I can't attest to whether or not there were a lot of issues, but I know they no longer produce the rifle.

I saw a Remington in my local gun store just a couple weeks ago brand new. Nice looking little gun.

I can't comment about the Marlin though.
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Old April 9, 2009, 08:55 PM   #4
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Discontinued, but if you can find one, you can resell them pretty easily at Rimfirecentral--

Its a shame, but Ruger could never get the 10/22 Mag right out of the box-- they can be made very right if yo have the ducets for to shell out on them...

I love .22Mags-- hopefully someone can get an auron right for them-- ie COME ON RUGER!!!
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Old April 9, 2009, 09:18 PM   #5
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The only one's I could find new were Remingtons and Excel's. The excels look neat and I hear good things.

Good luck finding one on a shelf though.
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Old April 10, 2009, 06:49 AM   #6
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Excel makes a 22 mag auto loader pistol too.
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Old April 10, 2009, 09:55 AM   #7
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Not to hijack here, but, did the ruger 22 mag lever have problems???
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Old April 10, 2009, 12:58 PM   #8
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Remington 597 Magnum

Edit: Magnum Research also makes (imports??) a semi-auto 22 mag rifle.
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Old May 5, 2009, 02:20 PM   #9
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I like that Model 597. The Magnum Research rifles look a little too far out there for my taste...

Been wanting a .22 Magnum semi-auto for a while...
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Old May 6, 2009, 09:02 PM   #10
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Magnum Research 22 mag rifles look like Ruger clones except for the stock and bolt handle.
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Old May 6, 2009, 09:13 PM   #11
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The Magnum Research and Volquartsen rifles are Ruger clones. Both companies manufacture rifles that are arguably better than a Ruger. There is no argument that they cost more. In the case of the Volquartsen a lot more. They are manufactured in 22 WMR, 22 LR, 17 HMR and 17 HM2.
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Old May 7, 2009, 08:56 AM   #12
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The 10-22 Magnum was an awesome rifle....change the barrel out and it becomes a .17HMR semi-auto !

They do pop up used and bring a good resale value.

I have shot thousands of rounds thru issues...except finding enough ammo now !
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Old May 7, 2009, 09:13 AM   #13
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The Excel-Arms rifles look awesome! I want one with a green dot!
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