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Old December 14, 2009, 02:44 PM   #26
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Try a lever rifle like the 9422 or the Marlin 39.

Both tube fed, fast and accurate.
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Old December 15, 2009, 01:30 AM   #27
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Remmington 550-1 or Win 62A if you like a pump.
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Old December 15, 2009, 10:10 AM   #28
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i say get a mosin nagant for $89 it sure as hell will kill a bushy tail...sorry i just love to pimp the best bolt action ever made
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Old December 15, 2009, 02:27 PM   #29
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I'm a big fan of the Remington 597s - I'm up to 3 of them and they're cheaper than a 10/22, more accurate "out of the box" and they balance well because they're a bit heavier. Marlin also makes some good .22s and very accurate IMO, but I never liked the feel and balance of them. The 597 is also usually supplied with a real open sight instead of the cheap BB gun sights that seem to be on most new .22s these days. Could be a factor if your scope takes a hike, I've actually kept one of mine unscoped and I've probably taken more squirrels with that one than the other two combined.
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Old December 15, 2009, 05:51 PM   #30
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Browning auto or the short throw lever, both real nice but cost alittle more.
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Old December 15, 2009, 06:54 PM   #31
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I have a marlin 60 and it works perfectly. Couldn't be happier with it. I too sometimes get the itch to replace it, but can't ever justify a purchase because it does everything I need a .22 to do.

That's true, I've had several. Always they liked CCI minimags the best.
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