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I don't know if or what is wrong with my P99. When I pull the trigger in double action mode the right side of the frame above the trigger flexes outward. This flex is very subtle but is definitely there. What gives? Is anybody experiencing similar problems?

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I noticed mine did the same thing.  I think I actually posted about it here somewhere.  Turned out the trigger bar was bent on mine- not sure how since I bought it NIB.  Replaced the trigger bar and it's fine.  I think the bent trigger bar was riding on the outside of firing pin block in the slide, forcing it to bulge the frame.  

How floppy is your trigger bar side-to-side?
Here is the Link, I mentioned it at the bottom of my first post.
 

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Yeah, My father has the same problem with his p99. He and I both bought ours new in the box. He bought his a few months after I bought mine. I don't think many people notice it. I don't know why though. Anyway, I plan on calling walther and talking to them about it. I wrote them many e-mails and they basically said that they couldn't tell me anything until their repairmen looked at it. What was wrong with yours? How did you fix it? I don't think it can really be fixed. I looked at a blowup of the p99 parts and I can see that part 24 flexes when it is put under pressure in the Double action mode and thus rubs up against the frame pushing it out about a quarter of a milimeter. Maybe I'm too picky but that isn't acceptable.

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OK.... Here is the FINAL word on my problem. I guess my problem is fixed or unfixable depending upon how you look at it! I called Walther customer service... I told them that my trigger bar is rubbing against the frame in the double action mode. they told me that is normal. I asked if it was normal for all p99's and they said YES! He recomended that I put some grease on the inside of the frame where the trigger bar rubs. #### IT #### IT #### IT... I was really hoping that it was just some kind of freaking manufacturing flaw and could be fixed. It just doesn't seem natural to me for the frame to flex when I pull the trigger! Well, there you have it. All your #### p99's do what mine does. I don't care what you say. You guys probably just aren't as expert enough to notice it as me and the other guy are.

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That must be it!!!! You are a gunsmith GOD!!!! I am blinded by your radiance!!!!
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yea right.
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CKW said:
[b said:
Quote[/b] ]I noticed mine did the same thing.  I think I actually posted about it here somewhere.  Turned out the trigger bar was bent on mine- not sure how since I bought it NIB.  Replaced the trigger bar and it's fine.
YOSO said:
[b said:
Quote[/b] ]I told them that my trigger bar is rubbing against the frame in the double action mode. they told me that is normal. I asked if it was normal for all p99's and they said YES! He recomended that I put some grease on the inside of the frame where the trigger bar rubs.
Of course the trigger bar rubs the frame........ but it does not and should not FLEX the frame when it does it.
I think you have crappy communication skills, and were unable to articulate the problem you are experiencing to the customer service tech. Something is wrong with your pistol, you should call their customer service again, and actually explain what is happening.
But hey....... your the expert, everybody else is wrong.
 

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For the record, I never proclaimed myself as being an "expert"... far from it.  This should be obvious by my lame and left field questions and polls.

I do, however, poses a bit of mechanical aptitude.

I figured out what was wrong with my P99 on my own (besides Earl the "expert" telling me it was ok...Im over it... really).  I actually really did have a problem but much worse than yoso described.

Mine is better now, you can see a little bulge (1/16-1/32) from the trigger bar pushing against the frame but would consider this normal given the frames polymer properties.

Just wondering but what does my quote have to do with yoso being an expert?
 
 

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Just got through checking my gun out...no bulging, none, 0, zilch, nada, not! Sounds like a lazy service guy if he did not even want to look at it, but that is not the way its posed to work.
 

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You know the whole frame flexes when a round goes off. Even Glock admits that there frames flex. I did notice that one of my .40's flexes when the trigger is pulled in DA mode. But it has never failed on me, so I've never worried about it. It's not really that bad either though.
 

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Yeah, after my trigger bar replacement I believe mine to be within spec. I'm not worried about it either. 400 rounds with 0 malf's.

Actually now that I'm looking at it my HK USP .40C flexes a bit too.
 

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Quote[/b] (CKW @ Feb. 05 2003,11:09)]Just wondering but what does my quote have to do with yoso being an expert?
I was using your bent trigger bar experience to show YOSO that that is more than likely the problem he is experiencing.
 

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Now your the expert NM_P99? You claim not to be and then you go and make the same kind of claims I made which makes you seem as erogant as you are making me out to be. Just so you know, the trigger bar is not bent. I took it to a certified walther gunsmith. He said there was nothing he could do about it. He said it was normal for p99s. I then tried my father's p99. His does the same thing and to the same degree. When I say the frame flexes I am talking about a quarter of a millimeter! You might not be able to notice it if you are a retard. Anyway, then I went to the gun store and tried three of there p99s. They all did the same thing. I'm just stating the facts. It's not even a big deal so don't get so worked up about it bozo.
 

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Quote[/b] ]I don't care what you say. You guys probably just aren't as expert enough to notice it as me and the other guy are.
This was your third post on this subject, before anyone else had even offered an opinion.
And you call me an arrogant retard.
LOL.
 
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