COOPER ARMS Model 22 .243 AI (Ackley Improved) Single Shot Bolt Action

SOLD FOR: $1,406

WOA#: WY240220BA002

Make: Cooper Firearms

Model:  Model 22

Serial Number: PVG602

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .243 AI

Action Type: Single Shot Bolt Action

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “COOPER FIREARMS, INC, STEVENSVILLE MT USA .243 AI”.  The left side of the receiver is marked “PVG602 COOPER FIREARMS MODEL 22”.

Barrel Length: 24”

Sights / Optics: There no sights on this rifle.  It is equipped with scope rings to mount your favorite optics.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is a one piece hardwood with a checkered semi pistol grip.  It’s a straight comb, fluted with a rubber buttpad . The LOP measures 14” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad.  There are no nicks and scratches. There are some minor depressions but overall the stock rates in Excellent condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: none

Type of Finish:  Stainless

Finish Originality:  Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99%of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows no wear.  The screw heads are sharp. The pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent  condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None

Our Assessment:  From a shooter’s perspective, the Cooper Arms Model 22 chambered in .243 Ackley Improved (AI) is a precision-engineered bolt-action rifle that embodies excellence in craftsmanship and performance. The .243 AI cartridge, based on the .243 Winchester, offers shooters enhanced ballistic performance and increased velocities, making it well-suited for long-range shooting and hunting applications.

The single-shot configuration of the Cooper Arms Model 22 promotes a deliberate and focused shooting experience, encouraging shooters to make each shot count. While some may see the lack of a magazine as a limitation, experienced shooters appreciate the precision and consistency that come with single-shot rifles, allowing them to achieve exceptional accuracy and shot placement.

The Cooper Arms Model 22 boasts a sleek and ergonomic design, with a precision-engineered receiver and a finely crafted stock that enhances stability and control. Its crisp trigger pull and exceptional barrel harmonics contribute to its outstanding accuracy potential, making it a favorite among precision shooters and hunters seeking reliable and accurate performance in the field. Whether used for long-range target shooting, hunting varmints, or pursuing game, the Cooper Arms Model 22 in .243 AI stands as a testament to the company’s commitment to producing rifles of uncompromising quality and precision.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid!  C.J.

COOPER ARMS Model 22 .243 AI (Ackley Improved) Single Shot Bolt Action
COOPER ARMS Model 22 .243 AI (Ackley Improved) Single Shot Bolt Action