The I LOVE THIS GUN Thread

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by HiTechRedneck, Nov 20, 2008.

  1. biggziff

    biggziff Funk Soul Bruvah

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    Better to go online and bitch about it. :huh
  2. Rubber Cow

    Rubber Cow GS Dork

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    I just finished putting this together from bits gathered over the past year. I shot 55gn, 69gr SMK and 77grn SMK loads yesterday out to 300yds....its a tack driver
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  3. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    All or most .22 SA Handguns USE to be made very well out of the same materials, and workmanship as the .38spl and above counterparts. Not since about (for the most part) about ten yers ago has this been true. MOST manufacturers have gone to very low quality steels for the frames and such, and use cheaper internals. This is becuase they think the public (and probably rightfully so) won't pay as much for a .22 revolver as the .38spl version. So to sell them for under 250 or so they make them really cheaply now and have for years.
  4. Rubber Cow

    Rubber Cow GS Dork

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    ....is a POS and a stain on the Walther name.
    I've owned PPKs, PPK/Ss, and a PPS...the p22 is no comparison,
    If you have one, sell it.
    If you're looking to buy one, don't.
    That is all.
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  5. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    I had a P22 that functioned flawlessly and was a fun gun for about three years before a budy wanted it so bad he bought it from me for what I paid. It wasn't the quality I would expect from Walther, materials wise but was a great shooting little gun. I have heard many have problems with them but I'll bet a lot of that is internet hate generated by those who never even shot one let alone owned one.
  6. Rubber Cow

    Rubber Cow GS Dork

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    [QUOTEedit....=Sniper X;22478199]but I'll bet a lot of that is internet hate generated by those who never even shot one let alone owned one.[/QUOTE]
    Well, that was my personal pistol inthe pic. The slide hit me in the lower neck, upper chest. Had i been built with shorter arms, it would've likely hit me in the face/chin. When I called to get a return authorization from S&W the service drone's first question after I mentioned the firearm model was- "is this for a broken slide?".
    No thanks...
  7. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    Well, that was my personal pistol inthe pic. The slide hit me in the lower neck, upper chest. Had i been built with shorter arms, it would've likely hit me in the face/chin. When I called to get a return authorization from S&W the service drone's first question after I mentioned the firearm model was- "is this for a broken slide?".
    No thanks...[/QUOTE]
    Was it an early one? I hear they had problems with the early slides and fixed it by using better metal in them.
  8. skysailor

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    It's a fucking pistol! Not like I bought a Black & Decker cordless drill that slipped through quality control. It's a fucking GUN. And they bloody deserve to be trashed! Is it too much to ask, to at least see if you can load the thing BEFORE you ship it out? Guess it is.
    Lyle
  9. MN_Smurf

    MN_Smurf Capt_Confusion

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    The vast majority of the P22's that I have heard of with broken slides are on long barrel models. I don't think I've ever heard of one on a short barrel. I have a short barrel version and it shoots great. I personally think that the problem is a tolerance stack issue, causing the front of the slide to hit the weight on the barrel before the slide hits the stops which screws up the loading on the part.
  10. ttpete

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    You might as well ask for your money back, you'll never be happy with it now. Have you brought this to your dealer's attention?

    I've owned a number of Ruger revolvers, still have my Old Army. I've always regarded Rugers as being "adequate". But they don't have the nice slick precision fit and finish of a Colt or an S&W, especially the pre-WWII guns.
  11. acesandeights

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    Do you have any evidence or a source to back this up?
  12. Sniper X

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    Nothing other than 45 years of shooting experience and owning probably 400 guns over my life. And knowing a bit about metallurgy. You can actually tell by the look and feel of a gun if iti is made out of a quality metal or some lower standard softer metal and as of probably 10 or so years ago, many revolvers in .22 just feel as if made out of lesser quality metals and feel cheap compared to the larger caliber counterparts. Even the semi auto pistols in .22 seem to be taking this round save for Ruger MK series and a few others.
  13. skysailor

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    The dealer has it as we speak. No complaints with the dealer at all. The gun was shipped out to me, and I shipped it back. There's been no problems with the service at all. I'm just pissed the thing even left the factory. Next time I purchase, from any dealer, I'll do so in person. I'll be totally happy with a replacement. I have 950 rounds of .22 to chew through. Need a gun. M
    Lyle
  14. Sniper X

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    That single ten looks like a quality gun. Is the whole thing stainless? Is the problem loading rounds due to machining on the cyl?
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    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    Speaking of .22 revolvers, I may be getting one in trade tomorrow. A Taurus 94. BNIB for my Mosin Nagant 91-30.
  16. skysailor

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    I think the cylinder was .21. Blue, not stainless. But yes, it felt like a quality gun.......then I tried to load it....
    Lyle
  17. Speedo66

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    I bought a S&W stainless Chief in the 70's that was a total POS, brand new.

    The cylinder wouldn't turn once it was loaded because they hadn't machined down enough the small piece on the frame that holds the cylinder in place when it's open. It would turn empty, but catch the cartridge head as it turned. There was also a piece of steel scrap inside the grips that every once in a while kept the gun from being SA cocked until I figured out what was happening. It was moving around under the grips, so didn't always happen.

    It also spit lead out the side when fired, the cylinder wasn't properly aligned.

    Sent it back to the factory, and they only partially fixed it. Had to send it back a second time. It was my off duty gun and I never trusted it after that.

    Traded it to a judge for a beautiful German Walther PPK/S in .380. :D
  18. Weldman

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    Wow! So in your vast experience, what is the best pistol to wear to Starbucks?

    Thanks!

  19. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    maybe the ammo is outta spec. Just thinking out loud here.
  20. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    You need a Barbeque Gun. Nickel, engraved, with a carved leather holster and belt.:deal