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Old 04-05-2013, 10:18 AM
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I went yesterday to Bass Pro to buy a new Mossberg 22 that looks like a camo'ed out AR. I can't remember the model but the cost was $329.99. I wanted a 22 plinker and thought it would be kinda cool. The young staffer told me he thought it was a total piece of junk and said to up grade to a SW, or Colt, or Ruger even though they didn't have a couple of the models in stock so he wasn't trying to get me to buy a higher price model. Has anyone bought one of these AR 22 cal models and what do you think of them. Also, I watched guys line up to purchase every box of ammo that had come in the night before. They are limiting ammo purchasing to 5-50 round boxes of 22 cal. I bought the last 4 in stock and that was at 10:00am. Our Gander Mountain is just now converting their store to a fully stocked firearms mega store. They use to be a general store, fishing, camping, hunting, clothing ect. The new layout is pretty impressive with every wall lined with firearms and large amounts of ammo on it's way. My kind of store. With Cabela's, Bass Pro and now Gander Mountain the Toledo area is a buyers market.
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:34 AM
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I have no experience with it, but the Mossberg got pretty good reviews. I don't see them around here very much. But then I'm a big fan of 22LR plinkers....ya can never have too many.
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Old 04-05-2013, 01:13 PM
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well I can chime in on the Ruger SR22 Rifle & a few of you may think you know what I am going to say as I am a Huge Ruger fan But this is one I probably would not spend the extra money on & this is just me It is a great shooting .22 rifle but it is a 10/22 with a body kit. If you are looking for that AR look & have to have it
Go for it but for me I would just go get the most customizable gun on the market A regular 10/22 & build it the way you want. You can make the 10/22 to look like just about any gun out there for maybe less then half of the Sr22 price
Also HM the Ruger upper can not be changed out like you can with a standard AR
I think the Mossberg model 715T can be & not sure of the other ones
I do know the mags for the 715T are hard to find & people charging a ton for them here
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Old 04-06-2013, 12:30 PM
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HM the kid told u right i would buy the S&W or the Colt way better quality.Too much plasic on the Mossberg.
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Old 04-06-2013, 01:46 PM
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Thanks for all the comments!!
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:46 PM
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Those Mossberg 22 "ARs" are junk. They're the 702 Plinkster rifle in a cheap plastic shell. My buddy has a S&W MP15-22 and it's great.
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