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Fun gun for plinkiin - GSG 22 + Drum mag (and Makarov)

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by thirtycal, May 11, 2013.

  1. thirtycal

    thirtycal Camas, WA Active Member

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    Took advantage of the nice day here in the NW to shoot up some.22 ammo that I bought years ago. The price of .22 has increased about 4x recently, so I figured now would be a good time to either sell it, or use it... So I decided to use it!

    The new crop of "tactical .22" rifles struck me as kinda silly - until I actually tried one my buddy recently picked up. It was a blast! So I when I popped into my LGS this week to pick up my Makarov transfer from out-of-state, I saw a GSG with a factory 110/rd drum mag on the wall, and took it home!

    It turned out to be lots of fun. The stick mag worked flawlessly with a couple of different types of 22, but the drum had two rounds that hung up. Oh well I guess two out of a 110 isn't too bad :) I'll give the drum more range time and maybe it will redeem itself.

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    Oh yea I also took out the new (and I mean new) non-import marked Russian Makarov. I don't think it's been shot much (if ever). It got shot today, and worked fawlessly with Brown Bear ammo.

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    -Thirtycal
     
  2. misplacedtexan

    misplacedtexan Beaverton, OR Active Member

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    wish I could find a drum for my HK MP5-22....would be pretty sweet!

    Love the mak though!
     
  3. trainsktg

    trainsktg Portland OR Well-Known Member

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    Cool and cool :D .

    Keith
     
  4. Don H

    Don H Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Awesome. Looks like lots of fun. Good for you for actually using the ammo, isn't that the whole point of this gun thing? ;-)