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I can't seem to get a consistant grouping out of my Walther. It has the regular trigger. I consistantly have fliers every five to six shots no matter what the ammo. I have checked the crown and I don't see any marks. I want to like the gun but it is the only weapon I own I don't trust my life with. If I can't figure out what is wrong I am going to sell the bloody thing.
 

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Have you let someone else shoot it to see what kind of groupings they get? My buddy shot his new P99 Military yesterday and was getting 4-5 inch groups at 21 ft. I picked it up and shot a 2 inch group and showed him there was nothing wrong with the P99, he just needed to settle down, concentrate and not push or jerk the trigger.

You said you've tried various ammo, but if you are using something like WINCLEAN or something the P99 doesn't like (which isn't much), that may be contributing.

Just a thought.

James
 

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Flyers every 5 to 6 shots sounds like operator error to me.
Either you catch a flinch now and then, or your trigger control needs a bit of work.
 

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Ditto, it sounds like you just need to get used to the trigger.  Have you tried it from a bench rest, just in case?  Also, the suggestion of giving it to someone else is a good idea. It is always possible that the gun might need service, but it would be the first I've heard of.
 

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Don't give up on her.... stick with her and grow together.Get someone with good experience to stand behind your strong shoulder as you shoot and watch what you do.Then they should stand on your left side (so hey don't have to eat your ejected brass) and watch your triggering, wrist, and stance.I even use a camcorder to watch after I get home. It helps alot.Be patient and persistant.
 

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You are probably right about the trigger. I did let a friend shoot it and he had the same luck. Basiclly I have about talked myself into selling it. If it is the trigger, I shoot more than a dozen other pistols just fine. Even when I slow down it the bullet seldom goes where I want it. The only other gun I haven't been able to shoot well is the glock, and that is because its grip angle is different.
 

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I SHOOT MY P-99 IN IDPA EXPERT CLASS & HAVE NO PROBLEMS AT ALL WITH ACCURACY.HAVE YOU CONSIDERED SPENDING SOME TIME WITH AN NRA INSTRUCTOR? AN EXPERIENCED COACH CAN HELP A LOT BUT IF YOU DON'T HAVE THE BASICS DOWN PAT YOU ARE WASTING AMMO. SHOOT GOOD QUALITY AMMO, NOT BARGAIN CHEAP STUFF. THE P-99 DOES NOT LIKE POOR QUALITY AMMO OR AN INEXPERIENCED SHOOTER. REMEMBER SIGHT PICTURE, SIGHT ALIGNMENT AND TRIGGER CONTROL ARE THE MAIN FOCUS FOR CONSISTANT ACCURACY. DON'T BE SO QUICK TO BLAME THE GUN. AS AN NRA TRAINING COUNSELOR I'VE SEEN & HEARD ALL THE EXCUSES. SOUNDS TO ME LIKE YOU NEED SOME GOOD QUALITY INSTRUCTION.......FROM THE BEGINNING. I'VE GOT  OVER 10,000 ROUNDS THROUGH MY P-99 AND IT JUST GETS BETTER. YOU MUST HAVE PERFECT PRACTICE TO HAVE PERFECT PERFORMANCE.
 

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JUST AS AN AFTERTHOUGHT, I PRACTICE WITH A CP-99 AIR PISTOL & A P-22, I'M LUCKY I'VE GOT A 10 METER RANGE IN THE GARAGE
 

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I understand that it must be me and not the gun, but I shoot a lot, IPSC, IDPA the occasional bowling pin. I am not that fast but I am accurate with pretty much any other firearm, i.e. browning, 1911s, sigs, brettas, CZs, H&Ks. From 20 yards I can nail headshots in the a ring behind no shoots all day. I would think if it were technic it would not be with only this one gun. The reason I bought the gun was I tried a friend's S&W 99 in .40 and I did fine with it. I love the feel of the gun and the heft, but at this point I don't trust it to throw the lead where I tell it to, and truthfully I don't want to retrain on this one gun when others work better for me. Oh well, I guess you live and you learn. I am sure I can find someone who it works better for.
 

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If it is a standard P99 have you tried using it like your 1911's in single action/trigger back mode? This would tell you if it is the gun or you.
 

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I have tried the SA shot and from bench rests and everything else I can think of. My theory is the I am squeezing my hand. My trigger finger is about 10 degrees off 0 when the gun releases the stiker whereas on my other guns it is just about at 0 degrees. If that makes any sense.
 
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