As the sport of competitive rimfire continues to grab hold, more manufacturers are offering .22 rifles capable of superb precision. Many times, these guns mimic centerfire platforms to provide the shooter with an affordable means of training, as was the case for Bergara’s .22 Long Rifle-chambered B-14R and its centerfire B-14 HMR counterpart.
The firearm’s most famous appearance to date was likely 2011 with SEAL Team 6, when Osama bin Laden’s compound was successfully raided.
Heritage Mfg. expanded its Rough Rider rimfire revolver lineup in 2022 with the all-new Tactical Cowboy.
The world of defensive handguns and ammunition has evolved, making previously diminutive cartridges more capable. But is this also the case for the legendary .22 LR rimfire cartridge? Follow Jeremiah Knupp as he tests some of the new .22 LR defensive ammunition now available.