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Old 11-21-2006, 05:57 PM
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1.Remington Model 597. (Fixed magazine problem)

2.Marlin Model 60. (Own one already will buy another one)

3.Savage Model 64. (I dont car who ya r dats an ugly gun right dar)

4. Forget the Ruger 10/22! Yes it does have aftermarket goodies, but out of the box?

Old 11-21-2006, 07:18 PM
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Ruger 10/22, nuff said.
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Old 11-21-2006, 07:27 PM
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Ruger 10/22
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Old 11-21-2006, 07:45 PM
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I wouldsay a Anschutz or a Cooper would be the best. And a Kimber would be on that list as well.
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Old 11-21-2006, 08:14 PM
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The only Rem 597 I handled had the WORST trigger ever!
I would throw in the Marlin 39 or Win 9422, even the BLR22

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Old 11-21-2006, 08:43 PM
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I shoot my dads remington nylon and it seems to be a pretty good gun, its old but never jams and is accurate enough to take down squirrels at 50 yards,
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Old 11-21-2006, 10:20 PM
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I have no first-hand experience with these, but if were to buy a premium .22 LR, I would have to decide between the Dakota 22, Cooper 57, Kimber 82, Sako Finnfire, or one of the Anschutz 1700 series rifles.

In the meantime, I really like my Ruger 10/22 with a Kimber of Oregon barrel.
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Old 11-22-2006, 01:35 AM
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As far as the very best, I would say Kimber of Oregon model 82, in Super America grade. As far as best for the money, I like the CZ 452. Great rifle, great trigger(Set trigger model), above average walnut, and a great price. Plus they make it in a left handed configuration(As did Kimber). Tom.
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Old 11-22-2006, 06:39 AM
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10/22. No brainer.
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Old 11-22-2006, 06:50 AM
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The 10/22 is the best for the money. If you have $500 to $1500 to spend you could get better. I love my 10/22 shoots great with no problems. I would get a 10/22 and spend some money on a good scope.
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