Almost every single gun owner living in the United States, has at one time, or another, either ‘owned’, or currently owns a .22 caliber firearm of some sort. Every gun owner should own at least one .22 LR firearm. Like so many shooters, the very first handgun most of us ever fired was a .22 LR.
Since that time, most of us have shot a wide variety of pistols chambered for a number of different cartridges, but when looking to have low-cost fun at the local shooting range, you can bet a .22 pistol will be there.
And now that .22 LR ammunition is once again widely available — and sanely priced — we can have all that fun on a shoestring budget. .22 Long Rifle can be used for hunting, target shooting, practice, plinking, and even defending yourself in a pinch.
In the video below, the producer’s have compiled a list of some of the best .22 LR pistols on the market today. They vary in price, design and function — but they all share one common trait: They’re loads of fun to shoot.
So let’s sit back and go over the best .22 LR handguns and also discuss just how to go about choosing the right one for you. If by chance you feel a certain firearm was left off of the list, please be sure to mention it in the comment section below.
So without further ado, let’s get started okay?