I may be getting a used P22 and I probably won’t be able to shoot it before buying it. I have a serial number but I don’t know what year this gun is and if it’s one with problems or mostly resolved problems.
No, all have a lifetime warranty. The Q model which came out in about 2011 has a beefed up slide, PPQ design theme and a few other upgrades. The latest pistols come with a captive recoil spring assembly. Q grips, Q slide, etc. all fit the original pistol as well. 1917Does it make a difference in terms of warranty whether it is a P22 or a P22Q?
On Walther's website I read:No, all have a lifetime warranty.
I sent back a slide from an old P22. It had cracked right behind the ejection port. They replaced it with a new style slide and even sent the nickel plated one. Their warranty service is great.On Walther's website I read:
"This warranty [...] covers only firearms currently produced and supported by Walther [...]. This warranty does not cover firearms that have been discontinued by Carl Walther or Walther Arms, Inc."
According to my logic, two of the three requirements mentioned above are no longer met in the case of the discontinued P22. For me, the wording of the warranty is anything but clear. That's the reason why I asked.
I agree, they are wonderful. My wife has a S&W MP 2.0 380 EZ. It wouldn't eject the shell casing....Sent it in for repair, it came back unrepaired. Doubt that would ever happen with Walther.Walther's Service Department is excellent!!! Don't fear, buy it P22 or P22q. If it doesn't shoot well, call Walther and they will send you a Fedex shipping label and in two weeks max, you will have a perfectly shootable pistol. Either they'll fix the one you sent them or they will send you a different one at their discretion.