too bad itís over a hundred years old, makes it a bit hard to find magazines for it? :rolleyes:
Hereís another question, have there been any 22s made that have a loading gate (instead of having to load from the front) like full sized pump and lever guns?
October 20, 2008, 05:04 PM
Henry makes a pump .22 also, in addition to Remington and Taurus.
All are tube fed, though.
I prefer tubes, usually. Most box mag .22's are thumbbusters after a while. The one exception I've found has been the AR-15 in .22LR. Those mags have light springs. I'd just as soon skip most .22 magazines due to their heavy spring tension and generally high fumble factor.
October 20, 2008, 08:00 PM
Too lazy to go get any of my reference books at the moment.
Well, I wasn't so lazy and wasted a half hour of my time researching my own reference books learning only that the aforementioned Savage apparently is/was the only .22 rimfire made using a box-type magazine. If there are/were any others, I'd also be interested (though I don't know why :confused:) learning about them.
Great trivia question, though!
October 20, 2008, 09:16 PM
irt SwampWolf, Thanks for looking that up.
It’s too bad the savage is the only one of it’s kind.
October 20, 2008, 09:28 PM
The Henry pump .22 is also a tubular mag.
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