::.22 Remington Jet


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The .22 Remington Jet (also known as .22 Jet, .22 Center Fire Magnum, or .22 CFM)<ref name="Barnes p.148">Barnes, p.148, ".22 Remington Jet".</ref> is a .22 in (5.6mm) American centerfire revolver and rifle cartridge.<ref name="Barnes p.148"/>

Developed jointly by Remington and Smith & Wesson, it was to be used in the Model 53 revolver, which first appeared late in 1961.<ref name="Barnes p.148"/> It traced its origins to potent wildcats such as the .224 Harvey Kay-Chuk,<ref name="Barnes, p p.131">Barnes, p.148, ".22 Remington Jet", & p.131, ".224 Harvey Kay-Chuk".</ref> which ultimately derive from the .22 Hornet.<ref name="Barnes, p p.131"/>

By 1972, the Model 53 remained the only revolver chambered for it,<ref name="Barnes p.148"/> while Marlin in 1972 was planning a lever rifle in .22 Jet.<ref name="Barnes p.148"/>

The .22 Jet was designed as a flat-shooting hunting round for handguns, and it is suitable for handgun hunting of varmints and medium game out to 100 yd (90 m).<ref name="Barnes p.148"/> The 2460 ft/s (750 m/s) and 535 ft-lbf (725 J) claimed for factory test loads did not prove out in service weapons.<ref name="Barnes p.148"/>

Smith & Wesson Model 53

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