.22 WMR lever or pump?

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I’ve always loved the .22 WMR. Looking to add another to the safe to go with my Anschutz bolt. Considering a lever or pump. New or old. Will leave open sites, and will be used as a camp gun in the AZ highcountry this summer. Any suggestions?
 

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Not sure there is or ever has been a pump. I paid $35 for a 22 Rimfire Winchester 61 when I was in high school and sold it 30+ years ago for $350. Great accurate 22 rimfire. I’d probably look for a Winchester 9422 WM if I wanted a lever. Everyone I’ve ever shot was pretty accurate for a 22WM.
 

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Maybe a Semi-auto Savage A22 Magnum.
Some ammo out there 30 gn, advertised 2200 FPS.
Probably less than $400.
Just a thought - -
 

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Both my Winchester M61 and M9422 Mag are MOA rifles. The 9422 shoots heavier bullets more accurately than light bullets.
BTW, neither is for sale, but best of luck locating a 9422 Mag.
 

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Love my hex barrel Henry. Good balance, points like a finger. Lots of fun to shoot. Good for my young boys and me to practice and a fun coyote rifle.
 

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didnt know they did it in a magnum version....do they still make it ?

Ruger doesn’t make a 10/22 Magnum anymore but there is a Israely copy of one about the same price range. Or there is Volquartsen thou more costly
 

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Ruger doesn’t make a 10/22 Magnum anymore but there is a Israely copy of one about the same price range. Or there is Volquartsen thou more costly

:D Beers:...will try look them up
 

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I used many years ago. It was a great little rifle. Hopefully ammunition has improved since the 70s.
I also had a little pump action but for the life of me I cannot recall the make.
 

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didnt know they did it in a magnum version....do they still make it ?

Ruger made the 10/22mag from 1998 to 2006. Apparently there are a few out there, like the one listed currently listed on GB, which just sold for $980.
 

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Taurus or Rossi, I can't remember which, used to make a pump but I don't think they are still made.
 

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Ruger had some problems with the 10/22 Magnum. My pick would be the 61 Winchester if I could find a good one in my price range. The 9422 Magnum would be a distant second pick.
 

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Ruger also made the model 96 lever action in 22lr and 22 wmr starting in 1996. It looked like a 10/22 with a lever.
 

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There are a couple on gunbroker for under $600.00.
 

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I’ve always loved the .22 WMR. Looking to add another to the safe to go with my Anschutz bolt. Considering a lever or pump. New or old. Will leave open sites, and will be used as a camp gun in the AZ highcountry this summer. Any suggestions?
My .22 mag Winchester lever gun is and will likely always be my favorite gun (along with the .22lr as well)
Good all around gun
 

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Have the Ruger semi-auto and it works just fine. I would not get a lever because "I" cannot work one worth a crap. It is just me not any rifle. I do like pump rifles and have a Rem 760 in 30-06
 

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