.22 AUTOMATIC RIFLE (SHOOTING QUALITIES) — Will you tell me about the .22 Winchester Automatic rifle, their shooting quality and range. Which is the best all-around target and small game rifle, the .22 Automatic, .25 Stevens Repeater or .22 Winchester Special?
All of the rifles mentioned are excellent arms for either target use or for hunting small game. For rapid work, as in wing shooting, the Automatic rifle is to be preferred. According to the Winchester catalogue, the velocity at 50 feet is 882 feet per second, energy 78 foot pounds, penetration 5 7/8-inch pine boards. The .22 Winchester, model 1890, is more powerful.
Harding, A.R.. 3001 Questions and Answers. Columbus, Oh: A.R. Harding, 1913.
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