Tag Archives: 22Magnum

Pocket speedsters

Guardian in 32NAA caliber. Case-hardened special edition of the Mini Mag, in 22WMR. Hornady 45gr ammunition is designed specifically for short barrels, so it gets 1000fps from this gun vs. 850fps produced by 22LR, and with a heavier jacketed bullet … Continue reading

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Cute and competent

  Airsoft PLR16 with a stock (effectively SU16D) by Socom Gear. Since Airsoft isn’t restrivted by 1934 NFA regulations, we can try short barreled rifles for handiness and appreciate their useful qualities. Even the adult stock of the 22WMR Crickett … Continue reading

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CMR30 in use

And between uses (with Vortex Spitfire 3x prismatic scope) Looks like fun, doesn’t it?

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Reasons to like Keltec CMR30

In my experience, it’s been reliable, accurate and fun to use. The optic shown is 3x Vortex Spitefire, quite reasonable with this cartridge for ranges up to 250 yards. 22mag ammo ranges in bullet weight from 30 to 50 grains. … Continue reading

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Guns on the rocks

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Upcoming Keltec carbines in the field


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Keltec CMR30 carbines

With Gemtech 22wmr suprpessor (left) and PWS Triad .223 flash hider (right). Lucid red dots on both.

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Where 22Magnum excels.

22WMR is hardly an efficient pistol caliber, most of the time. The exception is when it’s used with CCI Gold Dots or other loads made just for short barrels. Then it becomes usable, if not ideal, for self-defense. The plus … Continue reading

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A matter of credibility.

Due to cultural expectations, some defensive arms have more credibility that others. For example, a young woman wearing chain mail and wielding a sword would not be taken all that seriously by many. The look is too quaint, and there … Continue reading

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