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    22lr ammo

    Whats the best 22 ammo been using Remington but find it very inconsistent thinking of trying winchester. any other ideas???

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    CCI Subs and standard seldom let you down. Win Powerpoints also
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    CCI or Winchester get my vote too
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    CCI subsonic for hunting,standard for the range and blazer for supersonic range work. ELLY tenex for the target rifle.

    Don't use .22 supersonic for hunting these days, 17hmr does that
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    remington is the worst, sort of the opposite of the answer you wanted

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    Quote Originally Posted by res View Post
    CCI subsonic for hunting,standard for the range and blazer for supersonic range work. ELLY tenex for the target rifle.

    Don't use .22 supersonic for hunting these days, 17hmr does that
    Not to sound stupid but why subsonic for hunting? i have found it not very hard hitting, also my new 22 is not threaded.
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    Got some Aguila 60gr .22lr to try tomorrow. Ugly bastards, let's hope it shoots

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    42grn power point does the bizo for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiwiman View Post
    Not to sound stupid but why subsonic for hunting? i have found it not very hard hitting, also my new 22 is not threaded.
    Don't use it on deer and you will be fine
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiwiman View Post
    Not to sound stupid but why subsonic for hunting? i have found it not very hard hitting, also my new 22 is not threaded.
    You still have to aim them
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    Each rifle, particularly .22 rimfire, has a particular brand of ammo it shoots best with. Try a wide variety of ammo for grouping, rifle functioning and accuracy. Don't seek other people's opinions- only you can discover what's best for your firearm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiwiman View Post
    Not to sound stupid but why subsonic for hunting? i have found it not very hard hitting, also my new 22 is not threaded.
    CCI subs are also hollow point which helps, sub sonic helps keeping the noise down esp when shooting in paddocks so not to scare everything else too much, and easier on the ears of the shooter. I had more trouble with CCI SV solids punching straight through but the HP stopped the rabbits in their tracks, for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiwiman View Post
    Not to sound stupid but why subsonic for hunting? i have found it not very hard hitting, also my new 22 is not threaded.
    Less noise, handy around stock and people-as well as not alerting other game.

    If I'm going to make the noise that goes with supersonic ill normally use 17hmr as it extends the range even more and as much less of a ricochet risk than .22.

    It's a fair question
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kscott View Post
    CCI subs are also hollow point which helps, sub sonic helps keeping the noise down esp when shooting in paddocks so not to scare everything else too much, and easier on the ears of the shooter. I had more trouble with CCI SV solids punching straight through but the HP stopped the rabbits in their tracks, for me.
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    If you want bulk 22lr ammo try the Winchester bulk packs, shot heaps better than Remington and Federal bulk ammo in my rifles.

    CCI should be best for accuracy, either subs or HV. Target ammo is going to shoot the absolute best, but probably not your best bet for hunting.

 

 

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