Your question: Can a 22 magnum kill a deer?

22 magnum is NOT an appropriate choice for deer hunting.

How much damage can a 22 magnum do?

So, on average, you can expect a . 45 ACP to damage about 3.79 cubic inches of tissue and a 9 mm Luger to damage about 3 cubic inches of tissue. The best . 22 Magnum loadings will damage less than 1 cubic inch of tissue.

Why is 22 mag ammo so expensive?

The 22 mag is simply too much of a good thing, in that it has more power than is needed for the bulk of rimfire work. It’s too much for edible small game and it’s more than is needed for informal target shooting and plinking where most rimfire ammo is used.

Is a 22 magnum worth it?

22 Magnum is much smaller, and brings far less energy into the equation than traditional self-defense calibers, accurate shooting is vital. … 22 Magnum for self-defense, and it’s actually more viable than you might be tempted to think. If it’s all you had, or if . 380, 9mm or .

What is the best barrel length for a 22 Magnum?

22 Long Rifle’s best barrel length is 14 to 16 inches – depending on the load.

What is the most accurate 22 magnum ammo?

22 mags (one a rebarreled Kimber 82 and one an Anschutz 1720), the 33-gr. Remington Accutip-V has been the most accurate for me. However, in a more-recent Anschutz 1720, the Hornady 30-gr. VMax has been best, producing close to 1 MOA average 5-shot groups at 100 yards.

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