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Garandman13
09-08-2011, 11:07 AM
Sound off if you own one of these little beauties. I picked mine up in march, a grade I, for $250. It stays on a 4in plate at 100 on iron sights. I love my 10/22 but these are just D@#n classy.

Dannicus
09-08-2011, 11:34 AM
Sound off if you own one of these little beauties. I picked mine up in march, a grade I, for $250. It stays on a 4in plate at 100 on iron sights. I love my 10/22 but these are just D@#n classy.

$250?! Great deal! Classy is a very good description. Very slender and finely designed. Almost too pretty for a takedown.

SamIAm
09-08-2011, 2:46 PM
I've got one, but with the matte gray octagonal barrel and laminate stock.

Remus
09-08-2011, 6:28 PM
Yep, mine will be passed on to my daughter - cute little thing.

Xrover
04-10-2012, 7:28 PM
I've got a Belgian made Grade 1. I think it's a 1956. It has no serial number. It was my step fathers who put less then 50 rnds through it. It's damm near perfect and I am thinking about putting it up for sale.

I have had it since 1986 and never fired it. I just stripped it down completely, cleaned and oiled it confirmed it is fully functioning, gave it the title of "Safe Queen" and there is has stayed.

She is a purty little thing that's for sure!

Bw511
04-19-2012, 7:11 PM
Looking for a wheel sight for one of these pretty little things, anyone have any leads? Numrich and rifleparts are a bust :( Have the sight bar, just not the wheel.

Bw511
05-30-2012, 4:44 PM
^^ FYI, for anyone with the same problem, some guys over at rimfirecentral.com turned me on to Apertures n' More (http://www.aperturesnmore.com/). It's not listed on the website, but he makes a nice replica of the wheel. Shoot Joe an email. Mine works great! :)

sactobill
05-30-2012, 4:57 PM
Mine is ready to bust out of jail on Monday!!!

It's the Grade II with grey receiver, octagon barrel and matte finish on the stock.

dfletcher
05-30-2012, 5:57 PM
^^ FYI, for anyone with the same problem, some guys over at rimfirecentral.com turned me on to Apertures n' More (http://www.aperturesnmore.com/). It's not listed on the website, but he makes a nice replica of the wheel. Shoot Joe an email. Mine works great! :)

Thanks for the link, you can never have too many sources for these things.

My SA-22 is a Japanese made but I do have the older cantilever scope mount with a (Redfield made) 4 power 3/4" Browning brand scope, with Redfield scope rings. It's just the right size for this little rifle. I found the scope at a LGS attached to a Ruger 10/22 - talk about being not appreciated! I was surprised to learn the things are hard to find and worth a few $$$. I just wish I could find a neat little carrying case to break it down in to, I'd take it to the range every day. The scope makes the barrel section just a touch too long for carry in most cases designed or the little 22.

Thefeeder
05-30-2012, 6:06 PM
Here is a 67' Grade III....these were all hand engraved back then

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj258/thefeeder/IMG_1686.jpg

Bw511
05-30-2012, 6:36 PM
God, that's beautiful. And here I thought my Grade I was a nice piece of work ;)

I just wish I could find a neat little carrying case to break it down in to, I'd take it to the range every day. The scope makes the barrel section just a touch too long for carry in most cases designed or the little 22.

No scope on mine, but I just got this one from Galati Gear (http://www.galatigear.com/store/product.php?productid=16206&cat=285&page=1) in the mail, and sure seems like it would be fine... maybe with some kind of sock on the scope, if you were going to let it bounce around behind the truck seat where mine lives now. They have a 30" case (http://www.galatigear.com/store/home.php?cat=285), too.

Oneaudiopro
05-30-2012, 7:18 PM
I lusted after one of those for years and finally got one a few years ago, a Miroku piece of crap. Next time.........BELGIAN MADE only!

JohnFLand
05-30-2012, 10:40 PM
FYI, a Picatinny base for the SA-22 exists -- here is the link to order... 2nd item down:

http://talleyscoperings.com/mcart/in...?code=3&cat=16 (http://talleyscoperings.com/mcart/index.cgi?code=3&cat=16)

Part PBRN22SA - Talley Picatinny Base for Browning 22 Semi Auto Rifle

Note that it cantalevers forward, not back.

foesgth
05-31-2012, 7:08 AM
Best bunny buster ever! I bought mine so long ago I paid $80 for it from a gun store. It has had a huge pile of ammo through it and shoots great. I put a Leupold 4x on it a couple of years ago...old eyes suck.