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I read on another board that the P22 was released with some bad mags.  My P22 jammed pretty hard for the first 800 or so rounds, but has cleared up since I started using Remmington Thunderbolt, and CCI mini-mag ammo.  During the first 800 rounds, the round would fail to feed.  The front of the bullet was hitting the frame where it comes together, just under the feed ramp.  I was told this was a mag related problem.  It has, however, cured itself.  

Is there really a mag problem, or do these things just require an extensive break-in period. Maybe my gun just had a ghost that needed killin'.
 

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Just make sure the first round in the mag is angled up.

you only have to tap the mag in your hand after loading it or push the front of the round a bit. this way, you're sure it will feed ok.

Never had this problem with mine.
 

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Well, my P22 is cured.  I fired about 100 rounds today, and all went off without a hitch.  No failure to feed, extract, or fire.  The gun had basically cleared up, but I tapped the mags anway, and noticed that the top round seemed to line up perfectly with the feed ramp. Works for me.

Sweet gun!
 

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I was at a gun range yesterday and the owner asked me if I knew anything about a magazine recall for the P22. She said a customer told her there was one on all P22 mags. Has anyone heard of this?

Phil
 

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Go Here for more info about the mag replacement hoopla.
 

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I called them today and asked about trading in the mags and they said that they were out for at least a month.

I haven't had but a few problems with the 8 mags that I have, but why not trade them in if they have updated them


Thanks for the info.
 

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In additon to my comments on magazines under the "P22 Target" topic, it appears that the choice of ammo can be a factor in magazine ftf problems.

In the subsonic category, many P22 owners, as do I, have very good results with the Remington subsonic ammo. Though it may be hard to find locally, gun shops may be willing to deal on the purchase of a "brick" (pkg of 10 boxes). In the Atlanta area, few dealers had it in stock but I found my local gun range was willing to work on the $2.69/50 single box price and sold me a brick for $20. I have also seen one report of the subsonic being bought in a bulk pack of 500 for a better price at a Kmart but that appears to have been a price isolated to the store and not a chain-wide deal.
 
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