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A reader wrote me yesterday about problems with his new 10/22: I have been struggling with a new 0122 for about two months regarding cases getting jammed by the bolt on their way out. I have tried every thing I … Continue reading

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Ammo: Good, Bad and Ugly

I’ve had some interesting experiences recently with various brands of ammo in 10/22s and similar rifles. Here are my (subjective and opinionated) notes: Good: Norma Tac-22 works great in my match 10/22. At a CMP-RS shoot in April, in 40-degree … Continue reading

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CMP Rimfire Sporter AAR

Saturday I drove up to the Berwyn Rod & Gun club in Bowie ,MD for my first Rimfire Sporter match of the year. First, thanks to Mike Cacic, who did a fine job as match director. I am working to … Continue reading

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How Creative Can You Get?

How about a 10/22 replica of a P-51 Mustang fighter plane from WWII? Posted over on RimfireCentral.com, this is one of the neatest 10/22s I’ve ever seen. It should be a great shooter, too, with performance modifications to a very … Continue reading

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Adjusting the 10/22 Peep Sight

On the Appleseed lines recently, I’ve seen many owners of the Design Contest Winner, the Collector’s Edition II, and the M1 Carbine model who don’t know how to adjust their rear sights. The 10/22 owner’s manual is no help – … Continue reading

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Another Reason I prefer the 10/22…

over the Marlin 795: In an Appleseed shoot this weekend we had two different Marlin 795s suffer OOBs (out-of-battery discharges), one of which resulted in a bullet lodged in the barrel. Fortunately nobody was hurt, and there was no permanent … Continue reading

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Fine Points of the Seated Position

Many of us shoot 3-position events, whether in Appleseed or in CMP Rimfire Sporter. Here are some insights that will help you refine your sitting position. I think these will both make you more comfortable and raise your scores. If … Continue reading

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