|09-23-2004, 03:42 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jun 2003
Are the P22 magazines stainless steel now?
Are the new P22 magazines stainless steel or did Walther forgot to blue the magazines that they sent me?
It started like this:
Around April of this year I called Walther to find out about getting replacements for my non "A" magazines. The CSR said that I needed to send in the Gun along with the magazines for inspection before they could repair/replace them. I told him that I had 3 P22's and that the "A" magzines fuctioned flawlessly and that the non "A" magazines jammed. Told him that I shouldn't have to send the guns back along with the magazines. He said it didn't matter, they needed the guns and the magazines back. I decided not to send my guns and magazines back to them. When fully loaded it was only the top 2 rounds that jammed and I thought I could live with it.
On June 18th I got tired of the jams and just sent in my 10 non "A" magazines along with a letter asking for replacements. Here is what I sent:
2 used blued finger rest magazines
2 used blued non finger rest magazines
4 new in package blued finger rest magaines
2 new in package blued non finger rest magazines
On 7-16 I received 2 new non finger rest blued magazines. I called to find out about the rest of the magazines and was told they were on back order.
On 8-5 I received 2 more new non finger rest blued magazines. Called to find out the rest were on back order.
Today (9-23) I received 6 new stainless steel (I think) finger rest magazines. After 3 months all my magazines have now been returned.
Did Walther just change over to Stainless Steel for their P22 magazines or did they forget to blue mine?
|09-24-2004, 06:04 AM||#2|
Join Date: Sep 2003
My friend and I bought P22s last August '04 at a local gunshow here in the Philippines. I got the older stock AC coded (non A suffix magazine) P22 Target model (black magazine) while my friend received a new stock P22 3.4in. barrel (military/green frame) with two nickel plated magazines.
Yes, the new version P22 magazine is nickel plated, has a shorter mag spring (compared to non A suffix magazine) and has the side slot which makes the ammo tilt better (just like the A suffixed magazine). :wink:
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