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Remington 597 Review

The Remington 597 is a semi auto, magazine fed rimfire rifle that competes with other semi-auto 22’s like the Ruger 10/22, Marlin 795, and Savage 64. While the 597 doesn’t have the aftermarket support that the market leading 10/22 has, Remington has really pushed for more magazines and versions of the rifle. The 597 HB (Heavy […]

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Ruger American Rimfire 22LR Review

The Ruger American Rimfire is a new bolt action 22LR rifle that came onto the scene with some really practical features. With an interchangeable rear stock that gives different cheek comb heights as well as different lengths of pull, the rifle offers some good flexibility not available on most other rifles at this price point. […]

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Ruger 10/22 Takedown Review

The Ruger 10/22 Takedown is Ruger’s backpack friendly version of their popular 10/22 platform. With the barrel and forend removed from the action the rifle, it easily fits in a compact backpack. The Ruger 10/22 takedown is the most popular takedown 22 on the market. The regular takedown 10/22 goes for $350 in the US, […]

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Savage 64 Review

The Savage 64 is a semi automatic 22LR. Previously known as the Cooey 64, Winchester-Cooey 64, and Lakefield 64B, the Savage 64 is an inexpensive rimfire rifle that has been around for decades. Savage is bringing out its new A22 design that will compete with the Model 64, so we may not see too many […]

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Savage 6 “Click Clack” “Gill Gun” 22

Sorry for all the nicknames in the title, but I just wanted to make it easier for people who buy these 22’s secondhand to find some information on them. The Savage 6A is a semi automatic, tube magazine-fed 22LR rifle with some really interesting features. This particular Savage 6A was handed down to me by […]

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Anschutz MSR RX22 Precision Quick Look

Hi Guys, Just a quick one today. This is a look at the Anschutz RX22 Competition semi automatic 22. This is the Anschutz version of the ISSC MSR and it’s not simply rebranded. Anschutz used their own match barrel and added an adjustable trigger group. The Competition version pictured here also comes with a non folding wood […]

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Volquartsen Rimfire Rifles 22 WMR and 17 HMR Review

Volquartsen is well known for their aftermarket rimfire parts especially for the 10/22. VQ hammers, extended bolt handles, extended magazine releases, sears, safeties, bolt releases, extractors, and more are found on plenty of 10/22’s out there. At some point, you have to ask yourself, “why not just buy a complete Volquartsen rifle?”. Today, I wanted […]

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Marlin Model 795 Review

The 795 is Marlin’s most inexpensive 22 rimfire and one of the most inexpensive 22’s you can get in semi-automatic. I initially picked up this rimfire to use for light gopher shooting duty and have used it for plinking as well. At around $150 in the US and $219 in Canada, it’s definitely well priced. Marlin […]

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Mossberg Blaze Review

In the land of semi automatic 22’s, the Ruger 10/22 is king, while the Marlin 795, Remington 597, Savage 64, and Mossberg Plinkster fight for table scraps. Through what looks to be a complete redesign, Mossberg hopes to challenge some of the king’s marketshare with an inexpensive challenger: the Mossberg Blaze. Note for Canadian readers: […]

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The ISSC MK22 is an Austrian-made semi auto 22LR rifle that looks very similar to the SCAR family of rifles. I reviewed this rifle 4 years ago, but Blue Line Solutions reached out and let me know they worked with ISSC to update the rifle and improve reliability. So, the rifle has been tweaked for […]

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