GUN Thoughts on the Walther SP22?

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  1. 1BadZ

    1BadZ Uber :Aug2000: GM Nazi

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    I'm lacking a .22LR in my collection. I would go for the 10/22, but I've got too many rifles as is. I'd probably use it for 3 gun championships instead of my .45, in addition to being a plinker.

    Anyone have experience with one? Is it easy to take down to clean? Any help is appreciated.
     
  2. clarus

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    Thats that future fucking Walther?

    Id go with a Browning or Ruger .22 pistol. More accurate and fires just about anything. Ive got a P22 and I love it, wouldnt trade it for anything but its just a fun way to put lead down range.
     
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    I've got one, i've thrown about 400rds of Winchester Wildcat (cheap Walmart shit) and have had one stovepipe.

    I picked up the 4" for i think $350, its ok, fits my hand beautifully. Problem is that due to it's weird construction, i've never actually broken it down, and would assume it would pretty difficult. Given the price, i'd prolly go in a different direction if I had to do it again.
     
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    It looks awesome, but I too would think breaking it down would be a PITA.
     
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    I got to handle one, they're comfy and all, but the trigger on the one I was playing with (floor model at SHOT) was crap, but I don't know how much of that was the firing pin being out/handled by all those people, and how much of that was just the design.
     
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    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    The trigger does suck
     
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    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    Your 3 gun championship lets .22's in it?
     
  8. 1BadZ

    1BadZ Uber :Aug2000: GM Nazi

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    I don't know for sure. Its fairly informal with a ton of different classes. I imagine they would, although thats something I should figure out before I purchase.
     
  9. natelam

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    The frame on the Walther is uncomfortably small, and I'm not a big guy. Fit and finish is mediocre, and the one I had jammed fairly often.

    Others have had great experiences with them though...so YMMV
     

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