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Description: Finally found Remington`s announcement for their then new 22Jet and had it framed along side S&W`s promotion...To bad it did not work.
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johnwilliams
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Registered: January 2010
Location: illinois
Posts: 3,755
Mon January 13, 2014 05:17 Rating: 10.00 

Elmer Keith talked about this round in a supplement to his book Sixguns 1961 edition,..I think he just called it a .22 centerfire instead of jet,...yeah that's too bad it didn't work better,I just love the .22 centerfires for varmints/small game!

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jamesfromjersey
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Registered: January 2004
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 8,943
Tue January 14, 2014 12:44

John, I believe the best of the 22 centerfire rounds made for revolvers were the 22 Kay-Chuck and 22 Kay-Chuck standard. The difference being the standard used a shortened Hornet shell while the Kay-Chuck used a shortened K-Hornet shell. There was none of case backing out and tying up the cylinder that was so common in the Jet... I have a converted S&W K-frame in 22 Kay-Chuck with the
8 3/8" barrel. Using 2400 and 35 and 40gr bullets I achieved 200 to 300fps over the 22 rim fire mag. That was a worth while increase in velocity, however, the accuracy was only OK. I`am sure if I work on my handloads I could get better groups....

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