building extended p22 mags?

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building extended p22 mags?

Post by rsm688 » Sun Dec 06, 2009 7:22 pm

Has anyone attempted this yet? I am planning on giving it a shot using 2 factor p22 mags or a factory mag and building an extension and sleeve out of sheet metal. If anyone has built extended mags before how did you go about with the springs? I was thinking either one set of long springs or putting a metal flat plate in the extension that has a stop where the factory mag would have a floor and using a fairly strong spring below it and have like a 2 step spring setup. Im sure its gonna take a lot of tinkering to do it but im tired of the low mag capacity after shooting my glocks with 33round magazines.


If you have done this before for a p22, or any other gun, please let me know how you went about doing it so I can get some ideas


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Post by chingon » Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:55 pm

Someone did it on rimfirecentral.com, they just welded 2 bodies together and used both springs.
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Post by rsm688 » Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:19 pm

chingon wrote:Someone did it on rimfirecentral.com, they just welded 2 bodies together and used both springs.
do you remember if it worked fine that way or if it had problems with it feeding? Also, do you happen to have a link to the thread? I searched around and could not find it



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Post by AgentAdam » Wed Jan 13, 2010 7:17 pm

I have 3 brand new +3 followers that i am selling that allow you to load 13 rounds into a standard p22 magazne. They came from www.magazineparts.com Im in north MS if you want them.

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Post by AgentAdam » Wed Jan 13, 2010 7:18 pm

AgentAdam wrote:I have 3 brand new +3 followers that i am selling that allow you to load 13 rounds into a standard p22 magazne. They came from www.magazineparts.com Im in north MS if you want them.
http://www.magazineparts.com/productDisplay.php?id=P3

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Post by chingon » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:06 pm

AgentAdam wrote:
AgentAdam wrote:I have 3 brand new +3 followers that i am selling that allow you to load 13 rounds into a standard p22 magazne. They came from www.magazineparts.com Im in north MS if you want them.
http://www.magazineparts.com/productDisplay.php?id=P3
How much? why are you selling them?
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Post by AgentAdam » Fri Jan 15, 2010 3:20 am

I will let 3 of them go for $20 shipped.

I am selling them because they don't hold the slide back after the last shot.

I my first P22 with the original black magazines held 12 rounds before they updated them to stainless ones.

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Post by SparkDogg » Mon Apr 26, 2010 10:29 am

Heya, new around here, but I also have a P22 that I've been wanting to pick up\fabricate Hi-Cap mags for.

One thing I stumbled across is that they're now making 45 round drums for the P22. If you Google "Walther P22 Drum" you'll find some hits.

They aren't cheap (like $170), and there isn't any "real" need to have a drum on a P22 either...

But that doesn't mean that I don't want one :D

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Post by Dock Rocker » Mon Apr 26, 2010 11:28 am

I saw some of the Drums at Knob Creek this year. I talked to the owner of the company as well. They seem very well made. I did not get to shoot one but they are built like a tank! A bit on the pricey side but cool none the less.

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Post by ArevaloSOCOM » Wed May 05, 2010 8:34 pm

Bought one of the drums for the P22/G22 for my FIL.

I have not used it, but I'll do a write up when we hook up.
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Post by silverbulletexpress » Wed May 05, 2010 8:44 pm

Two best ways of extending mags are to use a donor magazine and tig a cut off piece onto the new magazine, or if possible fabricate extended baseplates. Then you have the magazine spring to deal with but you can usually find something that will work or Wolf will have it. Rarely you can find a longer mag from some other pistol that can be made to work with what you have.

Dealing with the 22lr rims is tough and you are limited to how many rounds you can stack in a straight mag to roughly 12-15 without putting some curve in them ala extended 10-22 mags. It's not going to be cheap.
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