Four Great Tactical Plinkers for Your .22 LR Consideration (VIDEO)
By Manuel Grafia
The words “tactical” and “plinker” often don’t come together. Yet, there are a growing number of companies that offer full-sized versions of their guns in .22 LR. Why would someone want this you might ask? Well, for starters .22 LR is cheap. Take, for example, the Aguila Super Extra High Velocity we shot, starting at $2.61 a box. Compare that to the same box of 50 rounds 5.56 FMJ from Aguila, with a MSRP of $19.58 and you’ve already got yourself a savings of $16.97 in the first 50 rounds alone.
Besides being cheap to shoot tactical plinkers also offer the added training bonus of being similar to larger scale models. The only difference in many of the models is the felt recoil when you go to shoot. This allows you to realistically train for pennies on the dollar compared to your larger caliber models, while still maintaining the muscle memory of the training. So without further ado, here are four great tactical plinkers in .22 LR from the Guns.com Vault for your consideration.
Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22
The M&P 15-22, just like it’s larger brother, comes with an adjustable stock. The collapsible stock coupled with the light recoil of the rifle