Reloading .22 rimfire

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Reloading .22 rimfire

Post by g.willikers » Thu Aug 20, 2015 8:34 am

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Re: Reloading .22 rimfire

Post by Rentprop1 » Thu Aug 20, 2015 10:18 am

if it were that easy.... why aren't manufacturers doing it ?? :-k
In the days of the old west a 6 shooter was as common as cell phones are today and just annoying if they go off in a theater.

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Re: Reloading .22 rimfire

Post by g.willikers » Fri Aug 21, 2015 6:05 am

According to all reports, the rimfire ammo makers are making all they can.
It's supposedly being all sold as fast as it comes off the line.
So, no need for them to do anything else but keep it coming.
And the rimfire reloading process is way to slow for any high volume attempts.
It was designed for us, the .22 shooters who can't get any ammo any other way.
That's the story, anyhow.
Personally, I'm content with airgun substitutes.
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Re: Reloading .22 rimfire

Post by Lilwoody » Wed Aug 26, 2015 4:21 pm

Never gave it much thought but after paying real close to 50 bucks for 200 22 mags for my Marlin I'm going to give it a shot after my trip to Henrys next weekend. Those little buggers cost more than my 9 mm and 38 spl rerolls. I have some 35 and 40 gr varmit 223 bullets a buddy gave me and will use a modified dental pick to clean the rim and then sonic clean the shell. I'll use the match head mix in the vid, start with 1.6 grains of Titegroup, then make a crimp tool out of a wire stripper or cable crimper. I will even buy their priming material if I can get just a few to go bang and hit a pie plate at 50 yards. Whatever the out come I'll let you folks know.

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Re: Reloading .22 rimfire

Post by gforester » Wed Aug 26, 2015 5:33 pm

Lilwoody wrote:Never gave it much thought but after paying real close to 50 bucks for 200 22 mags ...
Where did you find 200 rounds that cheap? Best prices I've seen as of late is around $15 a box by the time I pay tax.

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Re: Reloading .22 rimfire

Post by Lilwoody » Wed Aug 26, 2015 5:41 pm

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