I've been looking at the Ruger american rimfire and also the Marlin xt-22. What do you guys think?

Tags: Firearms

Views: 200

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

"Best" comes with a budget. Anschutz (1416D), Winchester (Model 54), Browning (A-bolt), Sako (P94S), and others all make bolt action .22's that are many times better than either the Ruger or the Marlin - and many times more expensive. 

I personally like the the CZ-452. It's a great gun for the money. 

The reason why i am considering ruger and marlin is because I am on a budget. How much do the CZ's usually run for?

Looks like they have replaced the 452, with the 455 (except for the ultra-lux versions, which are spendier).

The CZ-455 Training rifle (which is the model I recommend) - has an MSRP of $375 but should sell for less. 

If I was in the market for a bolt .22, I don't know many or any other companies I would look at other than CZ. I love the feel of all of their guns.

I should mention, there is also a rifleman group here, you may get more responses within it. 

   Both are very good. Any out of the box 22 from an American company (note I didn't say manufactured in America) will be a safe, accurate, excellently made rifle, so get whichever fits your budget. When you buy a rifle, think backwards from the target. Pick a target, then pick a caliber to do what you want to the target, then pick sights, then pick a barrel, then pick an action, then pick a stock that fits you. Ergonomics is pretty important. Pick a rifle you can pick up and quickly get a sight picture with.

I was searching for a .22 for my kids and ended up getting a Marlin 795. Great gun and I have been happy with both Marlin firearms that I own. Like John said most of the .22 American brand rifles you get will be good guns and last a long time if you take care of them.

If you are having trouble deciding between two or three different ones then I would recommend going with the cheaper one. Take the money you saved and use that to start saving for the next firearm or put toward ammo.

RSS

Latest Activity

Jack Bauer replied to Daniel Rodriguez's discussion Should the salary of persons in the government be just above, or at, the poverty line? in the group The Great Debate
"Also ... the government sets the "poverty line".  If you're going to get government salaries under control by tying them to something, you probably ought to pick something that is set and monitored by somebody other than the…"
12 minutes ago
Jack Bauer replied to Steve Dallas's discussion Best thing on TV EVAR
"I heard about that marathon.  I figured it'd be popular.  I never really watched The Simpsons, though ... so its probably not for me. I remember when The Simpsons was considered an edgy cartoon. JB"
15 minutes ago
Nathanael replied to Daniel Rodriguez's discussion Should the salary of persons in the government be just above, or at, the poverty line? in the group The Great Debate
"This.  The most qualified people are taking significant pay cuts to work for the government anyway.  The problems are the difficulty in firing incompetent government workers and (in some cases, mostly local and state governments) overly…"
21 minutes ago
Jack Bauer replied to Andrew's discussion The History Channel?
"Its because almost nobody watched A&E before Duck Dynasty or Storage Wars.  And the History Channel gets better ratings with Pawn Stars and American Pickers than it did with Modern Marvels.  And, TLC does better with the cooking and…"
30 minutes ago
Native Son replied to Daniel Rodriguez's discussion Should the salary of persons in the government be just above, or at, the poverty line? in the group The Great Debate
"If you want to complain about government or even quasi-government pay scales, look to your state and local government pay rates. As to politicians, a 19th century joke put it this way, "An honest politician is one, who when bought, stays…"
44 minutes ago
Jack Bauer replied to Daniel Rodriguez's discussion Should the salary of persons in the government be just above, or at, the poverty line? in the group The Great Debate
"Disagree.  That sounds like a good way to hire the dumbest, least-qualified, most corrupt people possible. The government won't get smaller.  It'll get worse.  Bribery will be rampant.  Or, it'll only be run by…"
53 minutes ago
Sean replied to Andrew's discussion The History Channel?
"It isn't just the history channel.  I remember that A&E onc stood for Arts and Entertainment and some of the really good shows they now have.  TLC was once the Learning Channel, and they had some great shows.  I remember…"
54 minutes ago
Jonathan Wright replied to Jonathan Wright's discussion Pleasure to meet you all,
"Thanks! I am happy to do it.  "
1 hour ago

© 2014   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service