Although rimfire 1911s have become quite common these days, one in .22 WMR is practically unheard of. That is, until now. The new Rock Island Armory .22 WMR 1911 delivers .22 Magnum power in a familiar and popular package. Featuring a lengthened frame, trigger bow and magazine, the new pistol gives 1911 fans a chance to wring out their favorite gun with some magnum rimfire power. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=https://us.armscor.com/products/xt-22-magnum-22-magnum>http://us.armscor.com</a> or call 775-537-1444.
Designed for fun and ease of transport, Caldwell’s Resetting Target delivers the goods. Providing an interactive shooting experience, the target is made of heavy-duty steel for durability. The bottom row of targets is designed to swing up and out of the way when struck. Simply shoot the top target to reset them. There are four targets along the bottom and one reset target at the top. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.btibrands.com/product/rimfire-resetting-target>http://www.btibrands.com</a> or call 877-509-9160.
Taking the performance of the .22 WMR to the next level is the Hornady 30-grain V-MAX load for this exciting caliber. With a rated muzzle velocity of 2,200 feet per second and 322 foot-pounds of energy at that point, the load is ready to take down small game in an instant. And the capable V-MAX bullet ensures reliable penetration and expansion every time. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=https://www.hornady.com/store/22-WMR-30gr-VMAX/>http://www.hornady.com</a> or call 800-338-3220.
The new P7 4X Optic from Lucid packs a lot of features in at a very reasonable price. Weighing in at only 19 ounces, the 4X scope delivers fast targeting with a highly useful ballistic MOA measuring tape in the reticle. The powered reticle features 10 brightness settings as well as an auto brightness sensor. Other key features include an adjustable ocular focus, chemical rubber armor, a 25mm ocular lens, an auto shutoff feature, a 30mm objective lens and 3.25 inches of eye relief. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.mylucidgear.com/p74x.php>http://www.mylucidgear.com</a> or call 307-840-2160.
The Diamondback 2-7x35mm rimfire riflescope from Vortex Optics features solid one-piece, aircraft-grade aluminum alloy construction for rugged durability. It has a 50-yard parallax setting that makes it ideal for use at close range on .22 rimfire rifles as well as shotguns and muzzleloaders. Its V-Plex reticle is claimed by the company to be the single best all-purpose hunting reticle intended for a wide variety of hunting applications. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.vortexoptics.com/product/vortex-diamondback-2-7x35-riflescope-v-plex-reticle>http://www.vortexoptics.com</a> or call 800-426-0048.
Developed for the popular Ruger 10/22 rifle, the new Magpul Hunter X-22 chassis is a full-featured stock made from high-quality reinforced polymer. The stock features an ergonomic grip while the length of pull and comb height are adjustable to fit a wide variety of shooters. The stock also offers multiple sling mounting options, a non-slip rubber buttpad and M-LOK slots for adding accessories. A reversible barrel tray ensures a proper fit with both factory barrel profiles and heavy bull barrels. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=https://www.magpul.com/products/hunter-x-22-stock-–-ruger®-10-22>http://www.magpul.com</a> or call 877-462-4785.
Featuring a blend of titanium and 17-4 PH stainless steel, the MASK-22 rimfire suppressor is designed to offer a balance of performance, weight and long cleaning intervals. Its tough Cerakote finish is both attractive and offers long-term durability. The MASK-22 is backed by Dead Air Armament’s no-questions-asked lifetime warranty to give you peace of mind regarding your investment. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.deadairsilencers.com/products.html>http://www.deadairsilencers.com</a> or call 877-892-7544.
CCI’s new .22 LR ammunition is designed to run in suppressed rimfires. This load was developed to produce subsonic velocities of 970 feet per second to help reduce noise, but it still packs a hollow-point bullet to help ensure reliable expansion upon impact. It is designed to cycle reliably through semi-automatic firearms and uses clean-burning powders. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.cci-ammunition.com/products/detail.aspx?use=2&loadNo=0957>http://www.cci-ammunition.com</a> or call 800-379-1732.
Developed for use in rimfire modern sporting rifles (MSRs), the M-22 .22 LR from Winchester Ammunition features a 40-grain, black copper-plated, round-nose bullet optimized for reliable feeding in high-capacity magazines. In addition, the M-22 utilizes non-corrosive primers and clean-burning powders that the company claims deliver exceptional accuracy and performance. The round has a rated muzzle velocity of 1,255 feet per second. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.winchester.com/Products/rimfire-ammunition/Advanced/m22/Pages/default.aspx>http://www.winchester.com</a>.
DuraCoat’s new DuraBlue Spray-On Bluing system is designed to replicate the attractive look of traditional bluing. It’s durable and scratch resistant as well as affordable and easy to use. Available in blue, black, blue/black, and matte or polished sheens, the spray-on system comes in a convenient aerosol can (or in liquid form for use with spray equipment). The result is a simple way to spruce up your trusty rimfire! For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.lauerweaponry.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=category.display&category_ID=1138>http://www.duracoat.net</a> or call 800-830-6677.
Designed for the Takedown variant of the Ruger 10/22, the Volquartsen Custom lightweight replacement barrel and stock make a compact gun even more portable. The carbon fiber barrel is 16.5 inches long and features 1/2×28 threads. The stock is machined from a billet of 6061-T6 aluminum. The stock and barrel together weigh a mere 6 pounds, and the system includes mounting hardware that is pre-installed for ease of assembly. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=https://www.volquartsen.com/products/1198-lightweight-barrel-and-stock-for-the-ruger-10-22-takedown>http://www.volquartsen.com</a> or call 712-792-4238.
There’s no denying that the market for rimfire firearms and accessories continues to expand at an ever-increasing rate, with no signs of slowing down. In the 2015 issue of the COMPLETE BOOK OF RIMFIRES, we’ve rounded up 11 new rimfire products you might want to check out, including Hornady’s 30-grain V-MAX load for the .22 WMR, Magpul’s Hunter X-22 Chassis for the popular Ruger 10/22 rifle, and the Diamondback 2-7x35mm rimfire riflescope from Vortex Optics. Scroll through the gallery above to learn more about some of the hottest rimfire products currently available.
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Rock Island Armory .22 WMR 1911
Caldwell Resetting Target
Hornady .22 WMR 30-Grain V-MAX
Lucid P7 4X Optic
Vortex Diamondback 2-7x35mm Scope
Magpul Hunter X-22 Stock
Dead Air Armament MASK-22
CCI Suppressor .22 LR
Winchester M-22 Ammo
DuraBlue Spray-On Bluing
Volquartsen 10/22 Barrel & Stock
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