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Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory

Post by Janik » Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:31 am

Does anyone have experience with the Smith and Wesson SW22 Victory? I've been seeing them around the net and becoming more interested in them. Curious if anyone owns one or has had some range time with one.

https://www.smith-wesson.com/firearms/sw22-victory
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Re: Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory

Post by FrankW » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:02 am

Hi Janik,

You may have missed the post by BentAero. He has a S&W Victory all tricked out. Check out this thread:
https://www.canikfanatikforum.com/viewt ... ?f=19&t=87

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Re: Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory

Post by Ghostwolf308 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:23 am

Check out 22plinkster on YouTube he has videos on them.
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Re: Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory

Post by Janik » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:40 pm

FrankW wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:02 am
Hi Janik,

You may have missed the post by BentAero. He has a S&W Victory all tricked out. Check out this thread:
https://www.canikfanatikforum.com/viewt ... ?f=19&t=87

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Very cool. Thanks for the link.
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Re: Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory

Post by johnh » Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:22 pm

i have had my sw22 victory for a few months now and i much prefer it over my ruger mark iv target (weight and grip)

my ruger would have more ejections issues after the 200 rounds or so if not cleaned and the ruger is an ease to takedown which is a plus

my victory has seen 500+ on some range days and did fine other then some dud primers with cheap m22 winchester ammo

only complaint on the victory would be is my thumb would sometimes engage the safety during shooting so now i just rest my thumb over the safety
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Re: Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory

Post by onlyoldiron4me » Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:47 pm

A buddy has one, cool gun but he says it like to be clean.
It shoots very nicely, but my Colt Woodsman will keep right up with it as far as accuracy.
My favorite 22 plinker is my 22c, but I never have tried any groups with it!
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Re: Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory

Post by FrankW » Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:43 pm

Hi Janik,

I have been shooting the Victory for several months. Have done lots of mods. I paid $320 for the threaded barrel model. Has been a really good gun. I tested from a rest and it is very accurate shooting Blazer ammo with factory barrel at 7-10 yards. I let my buddy shoot it and he bought one before we left the range. His is stock except for a hallo and mag base. Those are two mods that anyone with a Victory should add. He likes his grips but I opted for the hive grip. He uses standerd sights and I use a red dot.

Are you still thinking about getting one?

Frank
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Re: Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory

Post by Janik » Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:45 pm

FrankW wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:43 pm
Are you still thinking about getting one?
I'm still thinking of getting one. But like everything else, money is always the issue when it comes to luxury items. I do hope to have one by summer this year though.
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Re: Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory

Post by TL1000RSquid » Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:04 pm

Janik wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:45 pm
FrankW wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:43 pm
Are you still thinking about getting one?
I'm still thinking of getting one. But like everything else, money is always the issue when it comes to luxury items. I do hope to have one by summer this year though.
Picked one up a couple months back plans to make a target pistol. I've yet to add anything to it since buying. :sad: It is a nice little shooter though.
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Re: Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory

Post by Flingit1200s » Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:17 pm

After trying both at the range the other day, I ordered a Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Tactical. Both guns stumbled equally regarding failure to feed/eject. I wear a large glove and thought that the victory felt too small in my hand and I also had more trouble keeping the safety off while shooting on the Victory. I shot the victory with a fiber front site more accurately than the Ruger with steel target sights. Both seemed like good guns. Get the one that "trips your trigger".
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Re: Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory

Post by runeight » Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:45 am

Can’t go wrong with a Ruger.
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