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22 lr hunting ammo

Post by southwest shooter » 02 Jul 2018, 9:10 am

Just interested to know what everyones go to ammo is for rabbits and the odd fox .
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Post by Bills Shed » 02 Jul 2018, 9:54 am

Win sub or CCI subs.

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Post by Stix » 02 Jul 2018, 10:31 am

Subsonic hollow points.
The three main ones i use are...
Wini's, CCI's & RWS...mostly Win at present based on the price vs overall accuracy equation out of the rifle i use.

Personally I find ansolutely no need for high velocity ammo in a .22 for hunting.
Its just excess noise for no practicle gain. :)

Edit...a moment of lesdixia...i mean practical gain... :lol: :lol:
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Post by bladeracer » 02 Jul 2018, 11:15 am

southwest shooter wrote:Just interested to know what everyones go to ammo is for rabbits and the odd fox .


CCI Standard Velocity.
Subsonic 40gn RN.
Accuracy is more important than a hollow point.
I took a fox side-on a few weeks ago and the bullet totally destroyed the heart and both lungs, without hitting any bones.
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Post by Wylie27 » 03 Jul 2018, 6:19 am

Cci mini mags
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Post by JimTom » 03 Jul 2018, 8:56 am

Wylie27 wrote:Cci mini mags


+1
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Post by Flyer » 04 Jul 2018, 3:23 pm

JimTom wrote:
Wylie27 wrote:Cci mini mags


+1

+2 - most accurate in my 9422 lever action.

But Winchester 40gr Power Points also shoot well in the 9422 and shot best in my CZ452 and CZ455 (mini-mags, not so much). Good alround hunting ammo and made in Oz, so no worries about availability.

https://www.winchesteraustralia.com.au/products/PP22LRH

It really comes down to what shoots best in your rifle. As someone above said: accuracy trumps all.
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Post by SgtSchultz » 07 Jul 2018, 8:15 pm

My Anschutz loves Winchester 42gr Max Powerpoints in the field.

42gr Powerpoint subsonics similar price as well. :thumbsup:
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Post by Sawyers » 07 Jul 2018, 9:43 pm

Winchester 42gr subsonics
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Post by southwest shooter » 18 Jul 2018, 9:57 am

Tried some CCI Mini Mags , the Henry loved them .
As an aside tried some Winchester Super X and they sprayed everywhere !
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Post by YoungBuck » 18 Jul 2018, 11:40 am

CCI subsonic HP (1050fps) for rabbits and hares.
I don't hunt foxes with the .22LR. For them it's either the .22WMR or .243.
It'll shoot the fleas off a dog's back at five hundred yards, Tannen, and it's pointed straight at your head!
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Post by southwest shooter » 18 Jul 2018, 11:45 am

YoungBuck wrote:CCI subsonic HP (1050fps) for rabbits and hares.
I don't hunt foxes with the .22LR. For them it's either the .22WMR or .243.

True dat but I like some HV HP just in case mr fox comes along
Believe me he shows up when you least expect it .
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Post by YoungBuck » 18 Jul 2018, 12:53 pm

southwest shooter wrote:
YoungBuck wrote:CCI subsonic HP (1050fps) for rabbits and hares.
I don't hunt foxes with the .22LR. For them it's either the .22WMR or .243.

True dat but I like some HV HP just in case mr fox comes along
Believe me he shows up when you least expect it .

Didn't say I won't shoot a fox with the .22LR... If an opportunity arises while bunny hunting I'll take it but if foxes are the focus for the day/night then the LR stays in the safe.
It'll shoot the fleas off a dog's back at five hundred yards, Tannen, and it's pointed straight at your head!
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Post by Barnard » 18 Jul 2018, 9:40 pm

cci velocitors.
40gr pills at over 1400 fps,.......plus one hole groups at 50m.
speed, energy, and accuracy. :)
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Post by southwest shooter » 18 Jul 2018, 10:19 pm

Barnard wrote:cci velocitors.
40gr pills at over 1400 fps,.......plus one hole groups at 50m.
speed, energy, and accuracy. :)

Used them before , top shelf ammo .
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Post by Pythonkeeper » 21 Jul 2018, 7:32 pm

Federal American Eagle hollow points and Winchester Bushman/superspeed are my goto’s....cheap and effective.
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Post by Strangedog » 26 Jul 2018, 10:28 pm

Winchester Power Points
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