Ruger SR22 Walther PPK .22 lr ("original" post war steel version, not the pot metal thingy by Umarex) Walther PPQ M2 .22lr Since we don't have an "ammuntion crunch" here in Europe, getting my hands on high quality .22lr ammo is no big deal. This website contains many older reviews. We don’t recommend that method. foot? Crisp? Taking the Ruger apart involved clearing it, then opening a swinging-door-type catch located in (you guessed it) exactly the same place as the one on the Walther. We found that inserting the slave rod through the hole in the front of the slide was the easiest. Switzerland - Cheese, watches, guns and schoggi! We wanted more accuracy than we got. If your goal is a SD gun in .22 go buy an LCR, the WMR model not the LR. The gun could not be carried cocked and locked. That trapper always removed his gloves to shoot, even at 40 degrees below zero. However, for fun like busting tin cans, these guns are great. I like the SR22, other than I feel the grip is too small for me, but is perfect for the two kids (9 & 11), and my wife. They are also viable for training new shooters, or for keeping one’s eye in on rapid-fire shooting of multiple targets, at very low cost. But both guns’ magazines were easy to manage. That’s the weak point of this design, because you need a “tool” in the form of a slave rod to capture the spring before you can reassemble the gun. It is absolutely up to German standards of fit, finish, and function. Test your ammo, find what works best and gives best accuracy, and you’ll be a happy camper. Then with the recoil spring and rod in place in the frame, we fit the forward part of the recoil spring around the slave rod, inserted the barrel in its hole, and the gun went together easily. It was light and beautiful and felt great in the hand. The dealer had 10 of them and he said the one I examined had the best trigger of the lot. The anodizing is a bit shinier without being glossy on the slide. Thomas Jefferson. We found the magazine release to be annoyingly hard to use. I bought a Ruger SR22 and decided I really like this class of handgun: tacti-cool 22 autoloaders. With our No. Forum, Outdoor Hub, LLC (d/b/a Carbon Media Group), 3290 W. Big Beaver Rd. Align it with the barrel and you’re ready to shoot. WAP22003, $301, an “Our Pick.” The test team said, “We liked this little .22 pistol immensely. I’m having trouble justifying the … It stacked badly in DA mode, breaking at 9.8 pounds, and was creepy in SA mode. But when a gun does that well over time, it can serve as a benchmark against which to test newer products, which in this case is the Ruger SR22PB Model 03600, $399. MODEL: CALIBER: BARREL LENGTH: TRIGGER PULL: DA/SA TRIGGER TRAVEL: CAPACITY: OVERALL LENGTH: HEIGHT: SAFETY: WIDTH: WEIGHT EMPTY: 5030320.22 … VS. Walther . My suggestion would be the Ruger Mark II or Mark III. I'd maybe wait to see when the new Walther PPK/S comes out. The PPK/S 22 may turn out to be one, too. If choice is between the PPK and the Ruger for range and training , me, myself, and I would go for the Ruger. A slight press with hand pressure on a proper-size punch got out the rear grip’s retaining pin, and we easily installed the flatter housing. The SA trigger pull averaged 4.8 pounds with a modest 0.38 inches of take-up and a very quick reset. The SR22 had large ambidextrous safety levers that dropped the hammer when pressed downward to the safe position. Like the Walther P22 WAP22003, now $379, Ruger’s SR22 is full of angles and bumps and slots, but not so many serrations. I'd maybe wait to see when the new Walther PPK/S comes out. 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Rating - 100%. Walther makes it easy to install a silencer-threaded barrel where those are legal. En revanche, le coffret contient des guidons de plusieurs tailles pour vous faciliter la visée. Had quite a few feed failures in the first 200 rounds and has gotten much better since then with same ammo. We wish Ruger had tried to copy the original PPK 22 instead of Walthers P22. Ignore this and you’ll curse the gun, the dog, and yourself. Move it down to the safe position and the hammer moves back a touch if it’s down, but doesn’t drop if it’s cocked. The Walther P22 vs the Smith&Wesson M&P-22 vs the Ruger SR22 vs the Steyr RFP etc. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. I’m looking to buy a small .22 … usp9, Jan 4, 2013 #3. ryno31 Member. On the range we encountered perhaps the most damning thing about the Ruger, its trigger. Still, except for the trigger, Ruger did a fine job on the SR22. Then pull the slide to the rear, lift it, and ease it forward off the barrel. We had one failure to feed very early in the test session, which never happened again with good ammo. SR22. Reassembly was easier because the Ruger has a shorter, stiffer recoil spring wrapped around a rod of similar length to that of the Walther. Windage was easy to correct with the screw-adjustable rear sight. I bought a Ruger SR22 and decided I really like this class of handgun: tacti-cool 22 … I’ve always liked the looks and function of the PPK. Ruger’s mechanical design is a totally different approach to essentially the same external package. Go. Apr 22, 2020 #1. The Walther P22 is a crappy potmetal gun that isn't even made by Walther. Suite 500, Troy, Michigan 48084 USA. We thought it was an ideal fun gun, one we’d take in the backpack and not even know it’s there.” Then, in the May 2010 issue, we wrote, “Our Team Said: The unanimous decision was that the P22 was the top performer in our tests.…”. Then our shots were where we wanted them on the 15-yard target. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > WVGunman Member. We did not like the DA trigger at all. The overall look of the Ruger was attractive. Had, for a short while, a 22/45, but (unlike the advertising) it never felt like a 1911's grip, and the plastic frame just felt bad. Inserting the magazine activated the trigger-return spring. Fort du succès de son PPQ, Walther propose en aujourd'hui une version équivalente chambrée en .22 LR. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? We cleaned the barrels, and fired ten shots each of Eley Ten-X and Federal Gold Medal Match, two of the finest target loads available. This is a difficult trick to manage for any handgun, because differing ammo selections, test conditions, individual pistol variations, and matchups can magnify the flaws found in any product, making it hard to get a top grade again and again. The SA is acceptable, but when compared with my Ruger SR22, the ppk/s fails miserably on all counts: fit, finish and operation. If we were picky, we’d have the rear notch a tad narrower, but as it was it was fast to use. Handgun Search; Tabletop Compare; Contribute; Contact; Ruger . We got into a super-secure, seated, laid-back position and used our Merit aperture sight on our shooting glasses. My Manhurin manufactured .22 PPk/S is an early Interarms import of the Walther-licensed French version, with the proprietary and durable bright finish. I agree with Stev's suggestion - the Ruger Mark II (I despise magazine disconnects, so don't consider the Mark III worth owning). I own a SR22. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > WVGunman Member. The PPK/S 22 may turn … With the gun empty of all ammo, we put lots of thumb pressure on the cocked hammer and pressed the trigger until the hammer fell. The Ruger’s 10-round magazines (two per gun) were a bit easier to load than the Walther’s because they had a bump out either side that made it easy to press down the follower using two fingers instead of one. Bad ammo is bad ammo. This is similar to the takedown for the PPK, but the recoil spring is not around the barrel here, it’s on a small rod that falls out when you remove the slide. In short, the grip traction of the Walther was superior. Joined Nov 18, 2013 Messages 497 Reactions 4 Points 18. I own two Walther TPH 22s and they are incredibly well-made steel pistols, no Zamak. Does it have enough accuracy? Le silencieux Walther SD22 est compatible avec les armes Walther suivantes : Walther P22, G22, PPQ .22, Colt M4 et Colt 1911. What would have impressed us mightily is if Ruger (or Walther) had attempted to copy the original Walther PPK … These guns are not tack drivers. Cette arme pourra donc constituer un excellent pistolet d'entraînement pour qui possède déjà la version en 9x19 mm, ou tout simplement pour le tireur sportif cherchant un pistolet semi-automatique de calibre .22 … Joined Nov 28, 2013 Messages 1,110 Likes 1,190 Location Mass Northshore. Getting the gun to hit where we aimed was easier with the Ruger’s fully adjustable rear sight. I like the Ruger, it would be my choice since Hi Standard is not available these days (I like the one I have, would really like to find another) and welcome to the forum. The Walther PPK/S .22 offers affordable range practice while still having the same manual of arms as larger-caliber models. Next Last. SPECS. An original Walther pistol in 22 is rare and very collectible. 2 front sight, the gun shot just above the point of aim at 15 yards, which is what we wanted. The frame is dead black, just like that on the Walther, but the aluminum slide is more of a semi-gloss. SR22. One reader wrote that he had trouble keeping the magazine in the gun whilst wearing gloves, or with a shooter who had fat fingers. No one makes that gun today, so far as we know. Ruger SR22 Walther PPK .22 lr ("original" post war steel version, not the pot metal thingy by Umarex) Walther PPQ M2 .22lr Since we don't have an "ammuntion crunch" here in Europe, getting my hands on high quality .22lr ammo is no big deal. The simple fix was to cycle the hammer again with the DA trigger on the P22. The Ruger’s front sight was dovetailed into the slide crosswise, and held by friction. Facing In; Back-to … Customary Metric . While one of us was in Alaska running a trap line, the handgun was kept warm in a shoulder holster. I purchased the Mark II in 2004 because it is stainless and I got a very good deal. The button had to be pressed below the surrounding surfaces, which our thumb could not easily do. As with all Walther pistols, the PPK/s .22 also has a lifetime warranty to put your mind at ease while on the range all day. Each held ten rounds. It also has practically 0 aftermarket, probably because the internals are incredibly complicated. We did not like the ambidextrous magazine release on the Ruger. There was also a key in the package to lock the gun, the slide-spring installation rod, and a wrench to remove the barrel. Can yo hit a target 20 meters away? Have only run Blazer through it. It annoyed us to much we tried an old gunsmith’s trick on it that helped it a lot. Walther's current PPK/S in .22 LR is a lot different than previous rimfire iterations of the pistol, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing. So what kind of metric system do you use on your gun ranges? Gun Tests has been independently reviewing firearms since 1989. So what is your experience? DA/SA Pistol . The current grip, which we left on there, had small raised rubber ribs that added a measure of traction. We thought that was entirely adequate. you pull back on the slide, lift it, and slip it off the barrel to the front. Detail stripping a SR22 … The double-action pull was good enough that we could hold the gun on target easily until the gun fired, but we did not attempt to make groups DA. One more control on the P22 is the takedown latch near the front of the trigger guard, which requires you to first clear the gun, then press downward on this saddle-like latch until it drops out of the way. Handgun Search; Tabletop Compare; Contribute; Contact; Walther . Joined: Aug 20, 2012 Messages: 158. Like the Walther, it ran 100 percent. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Although the gun can be carried cocked and locked, it’s not a convenient safety for that purpose. The top of its anodized slide was smooth and semi-gloss, instead of the Walther’s dead-flat black with longitudinal serrations. Walther's current PPK/S in .22 LR is a lot different than previous rimfire iterations of the pistol, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing. An original Walther pistol in 22 is rare and very collectible. In all cases, the slide was not driven back far enough to pick up the next round. Some 22 LR ammo with slower-burning powder works extremely well in rifles, but not so well in short-barrel pistols. A forum community dedicated to all firearm owners and enthusiasts. 9 0 0. (130yards), >Please don't get mad if I have made some spelling/grammatical errors, since I am not a native speaker.<, Meddle not in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy, and taste good with catsup - George of Lod, Year of Our Lord 297. There were three white dots. If you want a good plinker the SR22 and M&P22 are proven models. I could get past the cheap finish and the cheapo metal used in the slide, after all, it is a .22 and not a larger bore caliber. Getting the new sight in was tricky. It may be the better choice of either. Removing the original sight was easy by poking it out with a screwdriver from the inside, with the gun being disassembled. NES Member. As a comparison test, we fired one of our 45 autos loaded with Cor-Bon’s Pow’Rball, and put five into a ragged one-inch hole at the same 15-yard range. Have only run Blazer through it. usp9, Jan 4, 2013 #3. ryno31 Member. Joined Nov 18, 2013 Messages 497 Reactions 4 Points 18. By far it was easier to use a finger of the weak hand to press the button. The Ruger, with the same test setup, gave groups of 1.7 inches and 2.3 inches The Ruger also failed to feed both types of match ammo, which we expected. Both Ruger mags had flat bottoms installed, but two finger-extension magazine bottoms came with the gun. Compare Views. That’s the kind of accuracy we hoped for with these 22s but never got. It feeds/fires all types of common .22lr. However, these grip “bumps” were not on the front of the front strap, where much of the grip pressure is placed if you know how to shoot a handgun. This is just a thought but have you considered a conversion kit for your 19? In a February 2006 test of four handguns, our Idaho staff called the Walther P22 22 LR No. There’s the ambidextrous safety, and though it operates in a reverse direction from that of many popular guns, it’s intuitive after a few seconds. Although the Federal ammo got good velocity, its recoil impulse didn’t cycle either gun reliably. The Walther put this fine ammo into ten-shot groups of 2.6 inches and 2.8 inches respectively. I have found that this little .22 needs to be kept … If the hammer is cocked, putting the safety on leaves it cocked. If the trigger had been clean and a pound or more lighter, we would have liked the gun better. I own two Walther TPH 22s and they are incredibly well-made steel pistols, no Zamak. There’s also a rail under the muzzle for a light, sort of a Picatinny rail, with one notch. DA/SA Pocket Pistol *Buying ammo from LuckyGunner.com helps support HandgunHero. The PPK has a wow factor and is all steel. We had an occasional failure to fire, caused by some of our test ammo being quite old. In fact, they literally throw the stuff after you ^^ Please don't get mad if I have … The controls are simple and straightforward. Two magazines came with our test gun, one with a flat bottom and one with a PPK-like extension. Come join the discussion about optics, hunting, gunsmithing, styles, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more! That’s where Ruger has an advantage, which we’ll look at in a moment. The impact could be fine-tuned as necessary by changing the front sight. I have found that this little .22 needs to be kept exceptionally clean or it tends to have feed issues. We suspect Walther could modify this setup to match that use by Ruger, to eliminate the need for the slave rod. And if this hypothetical gun were far more accurate than either of these two test guns, we’d beat a path to the maker’s door and buy one for ourselves.) Compare Views. I spent many layovers in Zurich, loved traveling thru Zermatt back in the 60's, and always felt at home with the Swiss. Sig Mosquito vs Ruger SR22 vs Walther P22 Thread starter alan226; Start date Nov 9, 2014; 1; 2; 3; Next. Failing that, the same size, weight and operation. Fort du succès de son PPQ, Walther propose en aujourd'hui une version équivalente chambrée en .22 LR. Compare Views. I’ve always liked the looks and function of the PPK. With the gun apart, we found excellent workmanship inside. That’s neither a fault of gun nor ammo. The gun shot a touch low for us, so we elected to change the front sight. We tested with five types of ammunition. The sights are plastic, the front bearing a numeral 3, and the rear having a windage adjustment. Our Team Said: We really enjoyed the P22 Walther, wanting only more accuracy from it. As for the mag dropping out of the Walther, we could not get it to come out accidentally no matter how thick a glove we wore, nor by pressing down hard on the release with our trigger finger inserted. Customary … Rather, they were on the corners where they did little good. I lived in Berlin for several years, flying the IGS for PanAm. Like the Walther P22 WAP22003, now $379, Ruger’s SR22 is full of angles and bumps and slots, but not so many serrations. It also has practically 0 aftermarket, probably because the internals are incredibly complicated. Compare the dimensions and specs of Ruger SR22 and Walther PPK/s. The slide is aluminum alloy, as is the barrel-retention block and the slide rails inside the frame. The good triggers, both the smooth 9.3-pound DA and clean 4.3-pound SA, made that a joy. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Walther’s signature accuracy and reliability come standard whether you’re shooting suppressed or unsuppressed though! We generally used a finger on each side of the mag release to get the mag out of the gun. The layout and design of the various components were such that we doubt Ruger copied much of the Walther’s insides. 1 of 3 Go to page. Has … CTRL + SPACE for auto-complete. The sight picture was excellent, and had three white dots. We tried a final test on both guns. Liberalism is a mental disorder and it's chief symptoms are rampant hypocrisy and projection. By the way - 20 meters is 22 yards - a meter being just shy of 40 inches, so 20 is 800 inches, divided by 36. I could get past the cheap finish and the cheapo metal used in the slide, after all, it is a .22 and not a larger bore caliber. The Ruger SR22 is definitely a better gun but it is vastly inferior to Ruger's MK and 22/45 series of pistols - especially the trigger. Compare the dimensions and specs of Ruger SR22 and Walther PPQ 22 4" Handgun Search; Tabletop Compare; Contribute; Contact; Ruger . Therefore there’s less “threading the needle” involved in getting the gun back together. Joined: Aug 20, 2012 Messages: 158. I think the SR-22 is the most reliable 22 auto pistol sold in my opinion.I shoot the 1255ft.per second stuff and have never shot it with standard velocity 1000ft.per second ammo. Had it about a year before selling it. I like the SR22, other than I feel the grip is too small for me, but is perfect for the two kids (9 & 11), and my wife. Il réduit efficacement le son produit par la munition de calibre .22 LR dans le cadre de la pratique du tir de loisir - l'utilisation de munition subsonique est recommandée. At this point I'm leaning towards just returning it tomorrow before I go shoot the Stevens 300 Savage Arms .22 I also bought today (I have … Then (yep!) The Walther did not reliably cycle the Federal Gold Medal Match, and had one failure to feed with the Eley Ten-X. Ruger SR22 Walther PPK .22 lr ("original" post war steel version, not the pot metal thingy by Umarex) Walther PPQ M2 .22lr Since we don't have an "ammuntion crunch" here in Europe, getting my hands on high quality .22lr ammo is no big deal. Joined: Feb 26, 2014 Messages: 326. The feel, function, looks, balance, and light weight were ideal for fun shooting. However, the innards of the Ruger were quite different from those of the Walther. PPQ 22 4" SAO Full-Sized Pistol *Buying ammo from LuckyGunner.com helps support HandgunHero. But the DA trigger made me go bummer. Neither gun could be fired with the magazine removed. Back in 2009 my son and I saw a Walther P22 that was all black. Nov 9, 2014 #1/75 I am in the market for a .22 pistol for some inexpensive plinking. Maybe, depending on your use for the gun. PPK/s. If your objective is training you'd best have two or three pistols that are the same make and family. I also like the Ruger guns and again, I like the Mark II better. Either the buttons need to be longer or the frame needs to be relieved to make it easier to change mags. We did this a number of times and that took care of some of the creep. Three sights came with the gun, numbered 2, 3, and 4. Welcome to The Firearms Forum Gunner. It also had failed to fire in the past in other good guns. We don’t know how to accurize them, or if that’s possible. Comme le Glock 19 Gen4, le P22 est livré avec un dos de … Ruger indeed got good rep. What's the trigger pull like? The sight picture was perhaps a bit more precise than the Walther’s, because the rear slot was narrower. You can lower the hammer by grasping it firmly with thumb and index finger on its sides, and pressing the trigger. Thumb cocking either gun was not easy, the Ruger being harder to cock. It may be the better choice of either. We thought the single-action trigger was excellent on the P22. Thread starter oldblues; Start date Apr 22, 2020; O. oldblues Well-Known Member. Compare the dimensions and specs of Walther PPK and Walther PPK/s. yards? It’s a delight to the eye, very busy yet business-like in its look. They can provide fun on the trail too, but personally we’d prefer a gun with more accuracy if small-game hunting were on the schedule. A variety of lights can be put on there, but we fail to see the need for a light on a 22 handgun. The safety blocks the hammer from striking the firing pin, and also locks the firing pin so the gun can’t discharge. Ruger SR22 Walther PPK .22 lr ("original" post war steel version, not the pot metal thingy by Umarex) Walther PPQ M2 .22lr Since we don't have an "ammuntion crunch" here in Europe, getting my hands on high quality .22lr ammo is no big deal. New Walther PPKS .22 vs Ruger LCP II .22 any owners here? Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by WVGunman, Apr 7, 2018. I like to train like I fight and using the same platform keeps it on an even playing field. However, both guns refused to reliably function with Federal’s Classic High Velocity ammo, and with our final match-ammo test. These were CCI Green Tag Competition, Eley’s Match EPS, CCI Mini Mag solids, Winchester Power Point HP, and Federal Classic High-Velocity. The Walther P22 is full of tactile surprises. The guys at my LGS tell me the Ruger Sr is by far the best of this type of gun. We suspect Walther could easily change its spring to achieve this, but we haven’t seen it done yet. We chose number 2. VS. Walther . The SR22’s trigger put us off. A laser sight there might make some sense for those with compromised vision. I highly recommend it. The top of its anodized slide was smooth and semi-gloss, instead of the Walther’s dead-flat black with longitudinal serrations. As with all Walther pistols, the PPK/s .22 also has a lifetime warranty to put your mind at ease while on the range all day. You have entered an incorrect email address! Had quite a few feed failures in the first 200 rounds and has gotten much better since then with same ammo. Or you can change the barrel for a longer one, at extra cost for the extra parts. We found both guns had distinct preferences for one or another type of ammo. It was completely reliable in our limited shooting, and shot very well, with many five-shot groups going around an inch at 15 yards. I've never had any issue with it what so ever. But that veers off our current topic, which is pitting the two similar 22 autoloading pistols head to head. If you want a good plinker the SR22 and M&P22 are proven models. "It is their right and duty to be at all times armed." The Ruger had no problems with feed or function with good ammo. On the range we had no problems with the gun except with the Federal Classic ammo. Another control is the slide lock, which holds the slide rearward after the last shot. If your goal is a SD gun in .22 go buy an LCR, the WMR model not the LR. Vous pouvez opter pour la version à canon de 4 Next is the ambidextrous magazine release, which is a latch device at the bottom rear of the trigger guard that you press downward to release the magazine. We suspect that reader either had dirt fouling the latch or a faulty latch on his Walther. On December 23, 2020, Marvin G. Richardson, associate deputy director (ADD) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATFE), withdrew the “notice... Write CSS OR LESS and hit save. That would have been an original concept. The sights were just fine. The final choice of front sight would depend on the final selection of the very best ammo for the gun. We finally put it in location and rapped it with a stick, and in it went. We submit that handguns ought never to be fired with gloves. VS. Walther . If you get a chance to buy one, do. The gun is covered with serrations, angled metal and plastic, notches, grooves, and on the grip, pebble-graining. We acquired a new Ruger and borrowed a locally owned, new-condition P22 for this test. I already own a GSG ATI22 MP5 clone … In fact, they literally throw the stuff after you ^^ Please don't get mad … DA/SA Pocket Pistol . alan226. I have a Ruger standard which is the forerunner of the Mark I and I own a Mark II. (Ruger warned against match ammo in the gun’s instruction manual.) But the DA trigger made me go bummer. The Ruger SR22 is definitely a better gun but it is vastly inferior to Ruger's MK and 22/45 series of pistols - especially the trigger. PPK/s. Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by WVGunman, Apr 7, 2018. DA/SA Pocket Pistol *Buying ammo from LuckyGunner.com helps support HandgunHero. However, the latest information is that only one magazine comes with the gun. The windage was slick and handy, we found, and adjusted with relative ease.… We think anyone in need of a fine little .22 pistol that works every time and doesn’t bust the bank need look no farther than the short-barrel P22. meters?? JavaScript is disabled. It may be possible to do so without that tool, but we could not do it. Besides, the three front-sight inserts, there was also a flat insert for the back of the grip, and we chose to change it out. New Walther PPKS .22 vs Ruger LCP II .22 any owners here? The dealer had 10 … Like him, I don't like plastic pistols. Cette arme pourra donc constituer un excellent pistolet d'entraînement pour qui possède déjà la version en 9x19 mm, ou tout simplement pour le tireur sportif cherchant un pistolet semi-automatique de calibre .22 LR moderne et racé. If you searching to test Walther Ppk 22 9mm Comparison And Walther Ppk 22 Vs Ruger Sr22 price. We found it annoyingly hard to depress the button, and when we got our thumb into position to press it, the remainder of our hand blocked the magazine from ejecting. Let’s take a look feature by feature: Walther also has a version with a longer barrel, and one with an integral laser sight for $479. Does either gun have enough accuracy? Our Team Said: We ended up being not so fond of the Ruger. Or if you’re lazy, just press the trigger with the gun pointed in a safe direction. I’m looking to buy a small .22 just for a fun gun not a carry piece. Like the Walther, the Ruger had a rail under the muzzle for a light or laser sight. Apr 22, 2020 #1. Like the Walther, the Ruger’s grips may be modified to some extent. (If Ruger or Walther decided to do it, we suspect a great many fans of James Bond would buy the guns just for the fact that they look like the famous PPK. This gave repeated failures to cycle the slide far enough to pick up the next round. Once the 5.5-pound SA pull is learned, it’s possible to do reasonable shooting, but we found it was easier to do that with the smooth trigger of the Walther P22. Apr 22, 2020 #1. That might be enough reason for a potential buyer to avoid them. They rent all of these and they never have any problems with it. Again the same thing happened with the Ruger. The same thing happened with the Ruger. At the time, Walther was making no .22 PPks, but their French licensee was. Accuracy was so poor we did not record it. Apr 22, 2020 #1. We did like the sights, the workmanship, the two extension-type magazine bottoms, the zip case, and the comprehensive manual with its wonderfully detailed exploded view. Le Walther P22 est un pistolet .22lr équipé d’une platine double action/simple action plutôt agréable et d’une hausse 3 points réglable en dérive uniquement. The Ruger SR 22 has gotten some very good reviews by those who actually shoot them, so good in fact I'm thinking about getting one. 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