I'd like to get a rifle/carbine in .22 Hornet but, since I'm a southpaw, I don't want to work a "rightie" bolt action, despite all the advantages they can offer.
Are there any rifles in .22 Hornet available in pump action or lever action?
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October 15, 2008, 02:19 PM
I have never heard or seen any, try a single shot.
October 15, 2008, 02:31 PM
No, not that I can think of.
Browning did make a run of Model 65 lever-actions in .218 Bee, and there are still some to be found.
Marlin also made some in .218 Bee.
There are, or have been a wide varity of single-shots made in .22 Hornet that might serve you well left-handed.
Ruger #1 and #3, Tompson-Center Contender, Winchester & Browning Low-Wall, etc.
October 15, 2008, 02:53 PM
The Little Sharps looks fun, and it's relatively ambidextrous.
October 15, 2008, 03:54 PM
Keep in mind that either a pump or a lever just might toss the empty case right at your face when you eject it. The single shots might be the best way to go.
October 15, 2008, 04:58 PM
I'm still waiting for Ruger to make a 96-22H!
They make a great bolt action 22 hornet and it seems it would be VERY simple to chamber the 96 in the Hornet.
October 15, 2008, 05:01 PM
If you check on Rimfirecentral they have a left handed forum. In it there is a sticky that lists firearms and accessories that are made for southpaws. As I recall they are not limited to rimfire firearms. Maybe something on there will help.