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P22 cycling

Post by BigOutdoors » Tue Dec 29, 2009 4:54 pm

New to the quiet life and bought a p22 and can. It will not cycle the subsonics only standard and high velocity. Is this the norm? Can I change the spring? Thanks upfront for any answers you may have.

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Post by redtazdog » Tue Dec 29, 2009 6:10 pm

BigOutdoors wrote:New to the quiet life and bought a p22 and can. It will not cycle the subsonics only standard and high velocity. Is this the norm? Can I change the spring? Thanks upfront for any answers you may have.
Shoot many more hi velocity rounds to break in the gun first
then try sub ammo.
A couple drops of oil may help too

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Post by Cj Two A » Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:50 pm

Or sell it back quick and get a Ruger MK I,II,III, Browning Buckmark, or CZ Kadet.

I've done everything in the book including Smith and Wesson repair department. :/

I suggest you check around the following link for info on fixing P22's, they've got some good stuff, even if none of it worked on mine.

http://rimfirecentral.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=48

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Post by BigOutdoors » Wed Dec 30, 2009 10:17 am

Returning is not an option I have available. I do appreciate all the help so far though. I have considered selling the gun and purchasing a different platform but wanted to know if there was other options first.

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Post by trey_phish83 » Wed Dec 30, 2009 10:20 am

is there a need to run subsonic ammo?
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Post by BigOutdoors » Wed Dec 30, 2009 10:26 am

Only to lesson the report. The high and standard velocity rounds do make a noticeable report out of the suppressor. I shoot them but still like to hear only the sound of the action and bullet on target downrange.

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Post by trey_phish83 » Wed Dec 30, 2009 10:38 am

i've got a p22 and tac65 combo and i notice the standard bulk federal ammo is quieter then rem subsonic. thats just me, maybe your ammo is different. do you have the 5" barrel or 3?
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Post by BigOutdoors » Wed Dec 30, 2009 11:32 am

I have the 3" barrel. It is was a used transfer that I got a good deal on just to see if I wanted to invest in the bigger calibers. So far I am just trying to work out what I see as the bugs. I do not have the suppressor with me at this time, but I have not been able to find out anything about the manufacturer to find out about care and cleaning if any.It does not appear to be a take down type model so I do not know if there is any maintenance. I do appreciate all the help I have received thus far from the forum.

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Post by redtazdog » Wed Dec 30, 2009 1:03 pm

Have you shot it with sub ammo and a can yet ?
Mine will cycle good with Aguila 40 grn and CCI 40 grn sub ammo.

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Post by chingon » Thu Jan 07, 2010 11:27 pm

Mine will cycle remington subs, CCI subs and Federal GM subs, it WILL NOT cycle Aguila subs YMMV,
Store it with the slide locked to the rear
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Post by Ryo » Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:26 am

chingon wrote:Mine will cycle remington subs, CCI subs and Federal GM subs, it WILL NOT cycle Aguila subs YMMV,
Store it with the slide locked to the rear
Why do you store it with the slide locked to the rear?

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Post by Ryo » Sun Jan 10, 2010 5:26 am

Thanks for the link to the P22 Bible. Going to have to rip apart my P22 to make some of the upgrades.

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Post by redtazdog » Sun Jan 10, 2010 11:39 am

Ryo wrote:Thanks for the link to the P22 Bible. Going to have to rip apart my P22 to make some of the upgrades.
Check your chamber as it may be rough and tight and
this will cause the gun to cycle slower because the slide will need to use up more energy to extract the spent case.
I did some polishing in the chamber to remove the machine marks
and it now cycles sub ammo easy.
The factories use the chamber reamers for so many barrels
that the reamer dimensions get smaller and rougher.

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