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I would sure love some opinions of the ruger semi auto 10 clip ruger. I am use to firing good qualty 22 air guns. I bought this for target practice and recreation with hopes of good accuracy. This is my first rifle purchase of the gun powdered variety. Thanks for all opinions.
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Need opinions of a ruger 10/22, I just boug

strmchaxsr, they are good rifles, with tons of aftermarket accessories available for them. Check this link:
http://www.rimfirecentral.com
LOTS of info here on the 10/22, as well as other rimfires. MI VHNTR
 

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Need opinions of a ruger 10/22, I just boug

do not look down your nose at the fine 10/22. it is one of the most popular rifles in existance. and for good reason. some say the 10/22 isnt accurate, straight from the factory mine will print a 30 caliber hole (3 shot group) at 50 yds every time. and they are rugged. aint no-body going to dispute that. you have an excellent rifle in your possesion, and there are tons and tons of aftermarket options if you are so inclined. get out and shoot it, you will quickly see what a gem it is. the only downside: it aint pretty, but that is easy to fix also.
 

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Need opinions of a ruger 10/22, I just boug

Don't get hung up on the term "carbine". Your 10/22 is a fine gun period. I have killed umteen million rabbits, crows, black birds, ground squirels tree squirels,cans and other assorted fatter. As far as I am conserned, if I could have only one .22lr gun. I would take a 10/22 over anything else. You can do so much with it. If it is not accuate enough, get a different barrel. If it is too heavy, get a light weight barrel and a Hogue over molded stock.

I have a 10/22 with a Clark barrel that I can shoot .25in groups with any, yes any ammo off the bench. Shoots like a $700+ gun.

So anyway that is my 2cents.....

Jay

You have a keeper in my book :grin:
 

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Thanks for the opinions

I wanted to say thanks for the thoughts and opinions. I reaaly like it so far. And after further expamination, its the sporter model. The first title in the multi model instruction maunual was the carbine. I really like this rifle, it shoots real nice, and quieter than I expected. Tight one inch grouping at 25 yards and loose 1 inch groupings at 50 yrds so far. I need to get a scope for it yet. Pardon my greenes on the subject. Its my first rifle.
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Chris, I have several of them...

On the rack behind me as I type this! They are FUN and probably the BEST semiauto .22lr on the market! Don't worry about symantics like 'carbine' or 'sporter'...One of the fun things about a 10/22 is the amount of modifications you can make to one.

Now that you own a basic 10/22, go to Rimfirecentral.com and check out all the 10/22 forums. You'll find ways to improve and dress it up like you wouldn't have ever imagined. Some make 'em shoot better, others just change the looks.

For me, it's a matter of making the trigger smoother, replacing the bolt buffer pin with a 'soft' one and then then dressing them up to look different. I have all kinds of sights, scopes, accessories on them, but they are the same inside! :)

Good luck!
 

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Chris!!!!!!

I just realized we're both in the same TOWN!!!!

If you want to go out shooting sometime, email me! We can hook up!

I like to go just north of town along the river plinking, plus I know of a fun range out south that's 'free!' You can shoot out to 250 yards out there.
 

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I wouldnt mind checking out the mods you have sometime

I would like to see what you have done with your 22s, would be interesting to see sometime in the future. I would like to know of where this place south of town is, I have some real nice springer air rifles I would like to try them out there.
 

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Need opinions of a ruger 10/22, I just boug

chris.i've had my 10/22 since 1976..........its a great .22 tough, long lasting,just enjoy it,,if the trigger is not how you like it,,keep shooting it for 25 years,it'll smooth up..lol !!!
wish i had a dime fer every round i've fired through it...i'ed retire !!!
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10/22 and 77/22

The Ruger rimfire rifles fill an important place in the American rimfire market. The bolt (77/22) and auto loader (10/22) are perhaps not the best made rifles you could buy. I have found accuracy, finish, fit, and function only fare to good (but adaquate).

What makes them really popular among shooters is the concept of a drop in barrel and a broad aftermarket for shooter tinkering. So I would say that if you want to buy a fairly cheap rimfire and do nothing to it but shoot then a Savage, Marlin, Remington, ect. might be a better buy. If you want something you can work on to create a really personal and acurate rifle the Ruger is by far the best way to go.

10/22s can be tuned to any form of function (and appearance) I have seen plinkers and $1200+ models that qualify as true target models. I have a model with an aftermarket ss reciever and Lilja Barrel among other things that will regularly shoot 5 shot 50 yards groups in the .2 to .3 inch range. When I think of the fact that every part of the gun except magazine is an aftermarket part, it gives you some idea as to the length some will go to get it just right.
 
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