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Picked up a new TX22 from my FFL today, ran a boresnake with some Hoppes through the barrel and after a very close inspection, was glad to see there were no chatter marks at all... :)

Barrel has no markings other than .22LR on one side and is a flat 'chalkboard'-like finish on the outside.

Serial 1PT512xxx, no manual safety model
 

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I also have the TX22 without a manual safety and a good barrel, which I purchased a year ago. Benchrests 3" groups at 25 yards. I just added a Competition upper with a Holosun 407C X2 that benchrests an inch at 25 yards. I did install a Tandemkross trigger, a lighter trigger spring an honed the striker contact for a 2.5lb pull.
So MAYBE...Taurus has finally gotten past the bad barrel problem...??
 

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So from you posting you know something about TX22 issues. Did you order a Lakeline recoil spring and guide assembly with Delrin buffer to prevent damage to the slide that occue to sharp cut edge on the end of the OEM spring?

If not using Lakeline product then I would recommend using a steel file to remove the sharp edge on the OEM spring.
No. I use a TX22 Recoil Spring Washer on my factory recoil assembly to prevent any damage from the spring. However, I DO use the Lakeline Hardened Steel Striker and highly recommend it.
 

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Is that the washer that is sold on eBay for $9 plus $1 shipping?

If so, one photo makes it look like it could be mounted between spring and end of guide rod but I don't know how that would be possible. Another photo shows the washer in the slide by itself. So do you install the washer by putting it into the slide first and then insert the recoil spring and guide assembly?

I would assume that if the washer is first inserted into the slide first then the spring will be compress a very small amount but should not increase the tension on the spring significantly so should not negatively affect the cycling of the slide.
That's the one but sales are not allowed here. Contact through that site.

Just wanted to point out that the TX22s are shipping with (hopefully) good barrels now, at least the one I got did...
 
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