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10/22 accuracy

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My opinion if your looking for accuracy get a savage mark iibv with accutrigger. Only downside most guys claim is that its a bolt action 5 round 22. But if its really accuracy you want without spending tons of cash........
 
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Well I got a stainless synthetic version of the 10-22 and I am pleasantly surprised with the accuracy right out of the box despite the factory trigger. Definitely has 1 moa potential at 100 yds. It shoots 10 shots into a ragged hole at 20 yds. I have ordered some trigger parts to help in that department but I think that is all I will do to it for it's intended purpose.
 
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I don't think with a 10/22 you could measure any substantial accuracy differences between a chrome moly barrel and stainless. Most short range benchrest rifles are built with stainless barrels and will shoot with incredible accuracy, so I don't think there is any merit in the speculation you heard.

As for accuracy, most 10/22 rifles are far from what I consider an accurate rifle. Very enjoyable to shot, just don't expect very small groups. You suggest 2moa but don't specify a distance. My experience with 10/22 rifles is they are hard pressed to shoot 1 inch groups at 50 yards and a two inch five shot group at 100 yards is pretty darn good. You might do better with high quality ammo, but you can only expect so much accuracy from a pressed in barrel.

You can dump a lot of money into a 10/22 and improve accuracy some what. I ones I've shot that were customized would shoot better, but only marginally so. I like 10/22s for what they are...extremely fun to shoot tin cans and blast away at targets. If you are interested in accuracy, I would lean toward a Savage or CZ bolt action rifle.
 
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I agree. a CZ is the way to go. I have a CZ455 22lr. and is very accurate. I've had it about 6 months now. Still looking for the best ammo it likes. But does really good on the German and English Brands.
 

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I am looking to add a 10/22 to the stable and I would like to know what I can reasonably expect for accuracy. I am looking for a stainless carbine barreled model. With ammo it likes could I expect 2 moa? I have heard speculation that the stainless barrels are not as accurate as the blued. Is there any truth to this? Any thoughts on this would be appreciated.
I used to have one of these 22” barrel models and it was really accurate (meaning easy to shoot it accurately) using iron sights. I think u can still buy them at Walmart but am not sure on that. They aren't that expensive. The only thing I did to mine was polish the receiver for looks only. The receivers are aluminum but painted aluminum color. So you can remove the paint and polish with a dremel to have polished aluminum look pretty easily and it matches really well with the stainless barrel. I don’t like that painted aluminum look personally.
 
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Get both.

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Actually, I got both of them because the pawnshop had them on that particular day. And, I got a deal by buying both at the same time. Back then, IIRC, it was $300 for both and another $10 for the background check.

OK....not SS. But, you're gonna end up changing the bbl anyway and the trigger group is plastic so.......

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