Changing barrels

Discussion in 'Technical Questions & Information' started by BETH, Aug 4, 2009.

  1. BETH

    BETH Well-Known Member

    Jul 10, 2009
    naugatuck,Ct.
    thinking about getting Walther p22 which has 2 barrels but i just read that someone changed the barrels and something twisted on the pistol? Any comments.:
     
  2. TOOHSOTKIL

    TOOHSOTKIL Member

    332
    Jan 28, 2009
    Curracus
    Yep, choose another pistol.
     

  3. BETH

    BETH Well-Known Member

    Jul 10, 2009
    naugatuck,Ct.
    The guy said when he switched barrels he was afraid of stripping the screws so he did not tighten tighten them. Has anyone out there switched barrels on a pistol?
     
  4. Helix_FR

    Helix_FR Active Member

    Apr 14, 2009
    Imperial, MO
    barrel replacement on the p22 is not all that hard. any indication of what he twisted? When you replace a barrel on a P22 the barrel and the feedramp/breech. There is a bushing on the end of the barrel that unscrews to remove the barrel sleeve. If this was the problem I would imagine that they would have stripped the slots before they did any major damage. Unless they used a vice grip or something worse they could have possibly twisted the barrel and breech and ruined the frame.
    Never heard of anyone with barrel replacement issues on a P22
     
    Last edited: Aug 5, 2009
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