GUN How accurate are sig mosquitos?

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  1. Wizard of Poz

    Wizard of Poz New Member

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    Anyone have one that wants to comment on the accuracy? Really need a cheap plinker where I can shoot 500 rounds without killing my wallet. Looking for a cheap 22 pistol. So its pretty much the sig mosquito, mark II ruger or maybe the walther, but the gun has to be cheap in the first place. I guess I can get a barrel conversion for my xd40 to shoot 9, would save me some money after a little bit.
     
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    michael FLORIDA > *

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    i wouldnt compare switching from 40 to 9mm to getting a .22lr..get a walther :coold:

    they are a little picky with ammo, but once you find something it'll eat consistently, you're good to go.
     
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    and there's a fun aftermarket for the p22
     
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    Wizard of Poz New Member

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    Yea I know, at least converting to a 9mm would save some money over time. But anyways, I see the p22 for 230 + transfer + fees, will probably end up coming out near 300- for a plinker.
     
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    Artyboy Necessity is the excuse for every infringement of

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    Taurus .22 ftw.
     
  6. Ford4Life

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    Get the Ruger. You can get NIB Rugers for under $300, they will fire any cheap bulk ammo you can buy, are plenty accurate and the aftermarket for them is huge.

    The Mosquito is nice, but it isn't worth the price.
     
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    u can get 'em for 250ish new at a lot of shops
     
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    Ruger Mk II/III/22.45

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    Sssnake meh

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    When it comes to .22 pistols, Ruger is the king followed by Buckmark
     
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    michael FLORIDA > *

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    yeah, the s&w 22a is nice
     
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    DaJMan When i was young, i dreamed of being a baseball

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    can you get a .22 conversion for the XD...?

    i shot a glock 17 that was converted to .22, it was uber picky with ammo but was fun none the less...
     
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    I bought mine a few months ago, loved it since I got it.

    They generally need to have the front sight replaced, but it comes with 3 sights when you buy it. Everyone i've seen shoots high right out of the box, but the taller sight fixes it. I've got a few thousand rounds through mine right now, and I love it. It's more accurate than I am, I'll say that.
    Don't have any example targets, though.

    As for ammo, the more I shoot mine, the less picky it's become. Where it originally only worked well with velocitors (which kind of ruin the point of a .22 because they aren't cheap) it now runs great with thunderbolts, federal, winchester....any of the normal cheap stuff.

    I'd recommend it. I also have a beretta neos which is great. Looking for a ruger mkII, and will probably pick one up next week, but my favorite remains the mosquito.
     
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    One is in the works but won't be out for awhile :)
     
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    fatmoocow bored OT Supporter

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    The mosquitos are pretty accurate. I shoot 1.5" groups (10 rounds) at 30 yards and I'm a noob. They are kinda finicky but a lot of fun. The barrel is fixed, ie doesn't move with the slide like an xd or 45. Trigger pull is great. I think I paid around $400.
     
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    I have the chance to pick up a mosquito for $300; should I? Or shoulnt I?
     
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    The Ruger is going to be the most accurate.
     
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    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    That's a bold statement to make about anything.
     
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    The accuracy of Ruger MKII's and MKIII's are on a totally different level than that of the Mosquito or P22, it's not even close.
     
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    Build a Marvel Precision 1911. The most accurate gun you'll ever own; I had an opportunity to use one a couple of months ago. It was printing 1 MOA @ 50 yards off-hand; I can't imagine what that thing could do sitting on a rest or even a bag. I've committed myself to a couple of other projects, but I'm investing in one of their uppers soon. I've already got a couple of lowers so it'll be setting me back about $300 for the upper, say you build your own lower you can get everything done for about $500-$600. But its a handgun you'll never want to sell. P22s are junk and so are mosquitos as far as I'm concerned; I put about 3K rounds suppressed thru one and it had serious problems and cleaning wasn't the easiest thing in the world to do either.
     
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    Beretta u22 I own one and its probably the most fun handgun I have. I bought it for 180 out the door at a gun show.
     

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