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10 Great .22 Mag Bolt-Action Rifles Right Now

Rimfire guns are popular with shooting enthusiasts. When it comes to .22-caliber rifles, many are fans of the higher velocity and additional applications the .22 WMR has over the .22 LR. Here are 10 .22 Mag bolt-action rifles to consider for your next purchase.

10 Great .22 Mag Bolt-Action Rifles Right Now

The .22 Magnum is a great hunting cartridge, outperforming the .22 Long Rifle on small game and varmints by a considerable margin.

The late 1970s rise of hyper-velocity .22 Long Rifle loads and the later advent of various .17s threw a bit of shade on the .22 Magnum’s status as the muscle rimfire. But the fact remains that the .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire, introduced in 1960, is never a bad choice. A .22 Mag. rifle is capable of handling projectiles from 30 to 50 grains in weight and at velocities from 1,600 fps to nearly 2,300 fps. In a good scoped bolt-action specimen, you will have to step up to a centerfire .22 Hornet to beat it by much.

The .22 Magnum is, primarily, a hunting cartridge. As such, it outranges and outperforms the .22 Long Rifle on small game and varmints by a considerable margin. It...

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