full auto

1000 ROUND BELT FED .22 FUN ON VIDEO

What is more fun than a 30 round magazine? How about a 1000 round belt of .22 ammo through a machine gun? Witness the belt fed .22 caliber machine gun that has everyone jealous. Full auto is fun but expensive. Why not have a .22 long rifle caliber machine gun for cheaper shooting? While you’re […]

CCI .22

HOW .22 AMMO IS MADE (VIDEO)

Ever wonder how .22 rimfire ammunition is made? Well CCI opened the doors to their plant for an exclusive tour. Take a tour with YouTuber 22 Plinkster and check out how CCI makes .22 ammo. America’s favorite plinking caliber has to be the .22 long rifle cartridge. This little number has virtually no recoil, is […]

long distance

HITTING STEEL AT 1000 YARD WITH A .22 (VIDEO)

It’s just a .22 right? Well a .22 rifle can reach out farther than many think. Watch this video and see why there are distance warning labels on .22 ammunition boxes. Most of us have read on the inside of a box of .22 ammunition “Dangerous Within 1-1/2 Miles” or some other similar distance. Come […]

ammo shortage

NEW AMMO CRISIS ON THE HORIZON?

Many of us remember the .22 ammo shortage of 8 years ago. With the Coronavirus outbreaks is it a matter of time before ammo is again in short supply? Step back in time with 22Plinkster and examine what made the .22 ammo shortage a reality and a lesson for today. Watch this video and see […]

hog hunting

.22 SUBSONIC A HOG CARTRIDGE? LET’S FIND OUT (VIDEO)

What is your go-to hog hunting caliber? Chances are it’s not the little .22 long rifle cartridge. Witness what an expert shot with a .22 subsonic cartridge can do to a big feral hog. Feral hogs are known to be tough targets against any sort of projectile. Precision shooting is needed to take down these […]

.22

THE HUMBLE .22 RIFLE: TIME TESTED FRIEND

Many of us remember growing up in a house with a .22 caliber rifle in a closet or behind a door. I grew up with two such rifles that were ready for duty if called upon to defend the homestead. Here is why a .22 rifle is necessary for the wilds and homestead. My great-grandfather […]

.22 long rifle

WHY .22 LR CARTRIDGE WILL NEVER GO OBSOLETE

Are you a fan of the iconic .22 long rifle cartridge? The little cartridge with a long life continues to offer so much more than any competing caliber. Here are my 7 reasons why the .22 long rifle cartridge is a model all other cartridges should envy. 1. Small game slayer The .22 long rifle […]

.22 at 500 yards

.22 AT 500 YARDS? OH IT CAN

It’s just a .22 right? It won’t go that far… Check out this video of the lowly .22 hitting a target at 500 yards away. Many of us have heard other shooters say “it’s just a .22” as they shrug off the power. The warning label on the box might state “dangerous to 1.5 miles” […]

SOLIDS VS. HOLLOWPOINTS: WHAT WILL YOU LOAD IN YOUR .22 FOR SMALL GAME?

The age-old debate between hollow-points and solids has raged for generations.  What is the correct answer to this ammo-selection question? Well, I decided to dive into the pros and cons of each. Ask any small-game hunter what they load their .22 LR firearm with. The answers will vary, but many feel their preference is the only way […]

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