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Been wanting a 22 for cheap practice/plinking.

Couldn't be happier with this thing. It's so accurate and the barrel fluting takes quite a bit of weight off the front improving it's balance(plus it looks cool).

It was the most expensive of the 22's I was considering but I like it so much I'll make up its cost in no time with ammo savings.

 

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Im thinking of getting one of the new NEOS Berettas for 22 fun. My luger 22 is too much a pain in the ass.
 

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That's a nice gun. The ammo makes a huge difference in that gun. Mine likes the Federal Auto Match ammo. It's just slightly more expensive than the other bulk ammo (325/$10 vs. 550/$10). I've only had one or two failures with that ammo over 1500 rounds. My groupings at 10m are typically in the 9 ring with the usual 1 in 10 round straying out. Every once in a while I can get them to all stay in. I watch a good shooter destroy a 1" shoot and see dot with 10 rounds at 10m with it. I wish I could do that.

The only real problems I had with that gun have been with the sights. The first was Ruger's fault and not a big deal. The front sight screw needed some blue lock-tite. The second problem was my fault. I was shooting CCI Velositer ammo in it. While the groupings were tighter than any of the other ammo I shot and it never suffered any failures, it beat up the gun. That ammo really hammers on the gun. It feels like you’re shooting a .38. Even with the rear sight set screw cranked down and lock-tited, the rear sight walk out almost 1/4” during a shooting session with that ammo. The solution for this ammo might be a heavier recoil spring. I switched ammo. That stuff was way too expensive anyways. The last one is not really a problem but a preference. I switched to the green dot for the front site. IMO, it’s a lot brighter than the red sight.

If you like a tight and light trigger I would recommend the Volquartsen kit. The parts from that kit are on the cheap side and will require that you do some work to the hammer to get the right fit. But that 2 lbs trigger with near 0 pre travel and 0 over travel is really sweet and well worth the effort. THIS WILL MAKE THE GUN DANGEROUS. DROP IT AND IT MIGHT KILL YOU OR THOSE AROUND YOU.
 

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Yea I always shoot Federal rimfire ammo. Old habit, used to shoot rifles competitively and the federal gold medal match was the best for the money back then so I keep shooting it.

I'll probably end up keeping the gun stock. I just got it for cheaper handgun practice than my other guns and the stock trigger is just a tiny bit heavier than my 1911.
 

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Adler said:
Im thinking of getting one of the new NEOS Berettas for 22 fun. My luger 22 is too much a pain in the ass.
Couple of my friends had those things.. and I hated them. They did too. kept them for about a week and traded them to something else. No matter what any of us did, we couldnt shoot well with them, and they just felt cheap as hell
 
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