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Old December 26, 2010, 10:53 AM   #1
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price difference in .22 actions?

why are semi auto .22 rifles cheaper than bolt or even single shot rifles?
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Old December 26, 2010, 10:58 AM   #2
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Seems to me most semi-autos require far less machining and finishing, thus reduce labor and capital investment. Semi-autos are also generally more popular than bolts, making economies of scale greater for the semi-autos.

Short answer - because it costs less to produce semi-auto's than bolt actions.
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Old December 26, 2010, 11:08 AM   #3
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Have you checked the price of a Browning Semi-Auto .22 even at Grade I? When you hold one, most will not complain about the cost.
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