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.22lr in a .22wmr chamber?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Joe13, Jul 5, 2014.

  1. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Can someone explain why I can or can not shoot .22lr out of a .22wmr chamber? (A model 93 savage bolt action rifle) and yes I know they won't feed from the magazine and have to be single shot fed.

    While we are at it; can .22 shorts be used in .22lr or .22wmr chambers?


    Thanks!
     
  2. The Heretic

    The Heretic Oregon Well-Known Member

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  3. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Hmm, who'd of thunk. I'll check wiki next time before I post. Thanks for the heads up.
     
  4. albin25

    albin25 Lewiston Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Wiki's right...this time.

    Problem with Wiki is, It's right often enough that you can't ignore it, but wrong often enough that you can't trust it.
     
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  5. The Heretic

    The Heretic Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Trust, but verify

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trust,_but_verify
     
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