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Question by TheEasternShore.... Uploaded on January 11, 2011
absolutely not. It does not have the same casing size and will explode. Very dangerous
I agree with rick. They are two different cartridges.
NO! Don't attempt it!
Nope you can't and as a friendly FYI Questions like this should be confirmed with an actual gunsmith before shooting any firearm.
thats what i thought but looking through the gun section of cabelas website i could not find that caliber and just assumed.
no for one the .22lr is a rimfire and the 22 mag is centerfire and the casing size is differnt. unless you have a revolver that has a seprate cilinder for .22mag
I'm pretty sure .22 mag is rimfire.
I was looking at getting a revolver with interchangeable cylinders like that but alot of reviewers were afraid of the power on a frame built for .22lr.
Kid, if you think the .22 Mag. (WMR stands for Winchester Magnum Rimfire), is a center fire, you are not only misinformed, you are dangerous. Do some research before spouting off nonsense.
Whoa! Sorry lost it a litle. The minus 7 has to be a record! Yes a .22mag is a rimfire and will not load in a .22lr that I am aware of. Come on guys Im an honorary crusty old dude. Minus me some more to up my status!LMAO
Easternshore, buddy dont take what I said personal. the question just caught me at the wrong time at the wrong moment. Im glad you asked the question before you tried anything.
can you shoot a 22 mag through a 22 long rifle?
What does the side of the barrel say!
no,shoot what a firearm is chambered for only.
If you can get it to chamber, exactly once. What did they teach you in Hunter Ed?
GOOD GRIEF, NO, NO, AND NO!!!!!!!!!! WHAT DOES IT SAY IN THE OWNER'S MANUAL ABOUT WHAT TO FEED IT???
NO!!!! Use only the amunition that is stamped on the weapon (usually on the barrel). The .22 mag's casing is a larger diameter and much longer than the .22 short, long, or long rifle. VERY DANGEROUS!
While it is always safest to stay with the caliber designation stamped on the barrel, there are a few exceptions where shorter cartridges may be used safely, such as the .38 Special in the .357 Magnum, the .44 Special in the .44 Magnum, etc.
But you really have to know what you are doing, or act on the information in the owner's manual or advice from a qualified gunsmith.
People reading catalogs don't usually have access to owner's manuals, so this is a good forum for asking such questiosn.
Good luck on getting it to feed or chamber! NO! Read the side of the barrel!
Addendum - don't try to shoot a .22 LR thru a .22 mag either!!
only put the type of round into the gun that it says on the side of barrel, if not your asking for alot of trouble, especially with bigger calibers. you have the possibility of literally blowing your head off.
No No No
On the positive side, you CAN safely shoot .22 Short and .22 Long in a .22 LR firearm.
Depending on the weapon, some weapons may not cycle if using other than lrs.
No, dont try it, you could get hurt bad!!!
I would strongly suggest that you check your owners manual to find out the answer to your question! If the owners manual does not answer your question or if you do not have the owners manual, then I would try to locate one online to read, purchase or print off or call the manufacturer of the firearm directly.
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