GlockTalk.com
Home Forums Classifieds Blogs Today's Posts Search Social Groups



  
SIGN-UP
Notices

Glock Talk
Welcome To The Glock Talk Forums.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-09-2012, 19:09   #26
MoCop
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Missouri
Posts: 1,612
I bought one for my wife about two years after they came out. We both really like the gun. I'd buy one.
__________________
Elections have consequences.
MoCop is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 03:13   #27
bac1023
Senior Member
 
bac1023's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: PA
Posts: 87,376
I have one. It's pretty much pot metal junk, in my opinion.

Walther doesn't even build them.
__________________
.

1911 Buyer's Guide
bac1023 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 10:24   #28
wjv
Senior Member
 
wjv's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Pacific NW
Posts: 12,260
Quote:
Originally Posted by bac1023 View Post
I have one. It's pretty much pot metal junk, in my opinion.
Come on BAC. . Don't hold back. . tell us what you really think!

I was going to buy one at one point, but then read all of the review about internal part breaking because the metallurgy just wasn't up to dealing with the stresses. That was a few years back and things might have changed. . But there are a lot of better .22s out there to chose from.
__________________
Bill
Pacific NW


The urge to save humanity is almost always a false-face for the urge to rule it.
- H. L. Mencken -
wjv is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2012, 22:42   #29
FLIPPER 348
Happy Member
 
FLIPPER 348's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Bend Oregon
Posts: 21,824
Quote:
Originally Posted by stopatrain View Post
I have one and would not re buy.

I have one and did, fantastic little pistols.
FLIPPER 348 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2012, 14:12   #30
JuneyBooney
Senior Member
 
JuneyBooney's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 15,504
Quote:
Originally Posted by SGT278ACR View Post
Thinking about a Walther P22 for a 2nd range plinker What do you all think... worth it ot not?
Some work well and some don't. The same as all things. I have two and I am selling one to get a Single Six revolver. I like Rugers but I hate cleaning .22 caliber pistols of any brand. The Smith version of the Walther is fine for plinking.
JuneyBooney is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2012, 21:29   #31
Milhouse58421
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: North of You
Posts: 41
I have one and like it. Fun to shoot, no problems. Once in a while it will fail to lock back the slide on the last round with standard velocity rounds. If you shoot the high vel stuff, it runs like a watch.
Milhouse58421 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2012, 21:43   #32
JuneyBooney
Senior Member
 
JuneyBooney's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 15,504
Quote:
Originally Posted by Milhouse58421 View Post
I have one and like it. Fun to shoot, no problems. Once in a while it will fail to lock back the slide on the last round with standard velocity rounds. If you shoot the high vel stuff, it runs like a watch.
I agree and most small caliber pistols need the high velocity stuff to function properly.
JuneyBooney is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-15-2012, 22:21   #33
carlspeed
Member
 
carlspeed's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Tampa Bay, FL
Posts: 41
I have a P22 as does my buddy. Neither have had any problems.

EDIT: We shoot whatever is the cheapest at Wally World.
__________________
Carl

Last edited by carlspeed; 09-15-2012 at 22:22..
carlspeed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-30-2012, 13:23   #34
thinkfast
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Hoosierville
Posts: 516
Went to a gun show last weekend to buy the Walther, but came home with the Ruger. I found out the following about the Walther:
-the safety didn't drop the hammer
-it only came with one magazine
-it was 40.00 more
-the feel just wasn't as solid (subjective, others may feel the opposite)

Came home with the SR22--40.00 less, 2 mags, has been flawless with a full pack of Winchester 555's. Kind of cool to spend money on an American product, too.
__________________
Eagerly anticipating the next 9 vs 40 vs 45 thread.
thinkfast is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-30-2012, 22:15   #35
USSOCOM
Senior Member
 
USSOCOM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 1,026
Pass on the P22. Get a Ruger.
__________________
I live in a van down by the river!
USSOCOM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2012, 17:32   #36
SGT278ACR
Retired Veteran
 
SGT278ACR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: 16S DE 680 928
Posts: 1,433
Quote:
Originally Posted by USSOCOM View Post
Pass on the P22. Get a Ruger.
Yep, that's what I finally did. Love the Ruger. Over 300 rds through it the first trip to the range.
__________________
Here we go again.....
SGT278ACR is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -6. The time now is 13:06.



Homepage
FAQ
Forums
Calendar
Advertise
Gallery
GT Wiki
GT Blogs
Social Groups
Classifieds


Users Currently Online: 1,335
349 Members
986 Guests

Most users ever online: 2,244
Nov 11, 2013 at 11:42