How's that for an eye catcher? I have to say, I'm really loving this little gun. This is my first Marlin, and my first bolt-action rimfire. The setup is pretty straight forward, an XT-22RZ in a Boyds stock, with a Mueller APT scope in Weaver "tactical" low rings, riding atop a DIP mount.
After a quick zeroing in, what you see is my attempt at an accuracy test at 50 yards using CCI Mini-mags. Front of the rifle rested on a wooden bench rest, the rear supported on a "sniper" bean bag in my hand. No shooting bench for me. With my shaky hands and somewhat of a crosswind, I think I did ok.
I don't compete and I don't hunt, so for me, this little guy is perfect. And you have to admit, it is pretty