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Very interested in adding a pt22 ply to my family and would like some feedback on feel, reliability and magazine compatability w/ standard pt-22!

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Sorry. Can't help. I have a pt-22, but have not seen a pt22ply. Others have gotten one, and I think they like it. Someone will be along to better describe their experience.
 

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Just hang tight, I think a few of our members have a PT22ply. They should be along to help you.
 

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Very interested in adding a pt22 ply to my family and would like some feedback on feel, reliability and magazine compatability w/ standard pt-22!

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I've been intrigued by this as well. From what I read here so far, after the usual break in they have been just as good as any other. The main differences between the two are the PLY has a slightly shorter barrel, and the frame (?) / grips structure is different. Don't know about compatibility issues, so I'll get some more coffee and sit back watch the tidal wave of info wash over the inner webs. :D
 

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PT22 vs PLY22

I am very interested in a PLY22 (poly version of the pt22 in 22lr). I have read of reliability issues with the pt22. is the ply22 any more or less reliable than the pt22?

If anyone has expierence with both your opinions would be welcomed.
 

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I am very interested in a PLY22 (poly version of the pt22 in 22lr). I have read of reliability issues with the pt22. is the ply22 any more or less reliable than the pt22?

If anyone has expierence with both your opinions would be welcomed.
First, Welcome aboard and Greetings from Ft Worth, Tx. There are / have been a few threads about this already. I am interested in the 22 also, and have been researching. From what I've read, there is no significant difference between the two models. I believe they are identical mechanically, and just different grips and slightly shorter barrel on the PLY. Any 22lr gun, from any maker, can have 'issues', (like ammo sensitivity) but so far that I've seen nothing that can't be worked around. You can probably find all the answers you seek with the search functions. Good luck.
 

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Taurus introduces ultra light 22PLY and 25PLY concealed carry pistols

Taurus International Manufacturing Inc - News Details

Taurus Introduces Sleek New 22ply And 25ply Polymer Semi-Autos


MIAMI - For 2009 Taurus is pleased to introduce its new ultra-light polymer semi-autos. Available in double-action only .22 LR (22PLY) and .25 ACP (25PLY), these pistols incorporate sleek new lines and full body contouring for improved grip and handling. Weighing in at a mere 10.8 ounces these light and fast backups are definite must-haves.
Offered in standard blue steel finish the 22PLY has an 8+1 capacity and the 25PLY has a 9+1 capacity. Blowback action and tip-up barrel provide safety and convenience during loading and chambering of the first round. Measuring just 5.33 inches long, these sidearms do not feel awkward like so many small pistols. New ergonomic design features include a curved and extended trigger for added finger purchase and extended magazine base for more grip. Additional features include trigger guard mounted magazine release, magazine disconnect and manual safety.
Standard for all Taurus models is the unique Taurus Security System® that allows users to securely lock the gun using an inconspicuous key-lock. Available now.
Beginning as a small tool manufacturer in Porto Alegre, Brazil more than sixty years ago, Taurus has become a diversified, international company celebrating resounding success as one of the world's leading small arms manufacturers. In 1941 the company produced its first revolver, and in 1984 changed the industry forever by offering customers an unqualified LIFETIME REPAIR POLICY", posting record growth every year since.
For additional information about Taurus and its complete line of products contact: Taurus International MFG, Inc., 1-800-327-3776, or visit Taurus International Manufacturing Inc.

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22/25 PLY Specs

  • Caliber: .22 LR or .25 ACP
  • Action: DAO
  • Frame: Polymer Frame with Steel inserts
  • Barrel: Tip-Up barrel (for convenience and safety)
  • Finish: Matte Black or Stainless Steel
  • Sights: Front/Rear –Fixed
  • Weight: 10.8 oz.
  • Capacity: 8+1 (.22 LR) or 9+1 (.25 ACP) Overall
  • Length: 4.8” Grips: Polymer
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I can speak towards the PT-22 as I own two of them. PT-22s, like other sub-compact lrf pistols, are ammo sensitive and finicky about the ammo used.

The barrels on the PLYs are a tad shorter than on the regular PT-22s.

CCI Mini-Mags, Remington Golden Bullets,and Federal high velocity ammo seem to be digested easily in a PT-22.

My two examples love Remington Goldens and CCI Mini-Mags and are reliable guns.
 

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All of these threads were merged together since they are about the same model/s or similar. What can be said for one is pretty much true for the others. :)
Thanks for the merge and the info.
 

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The difference in the mags is not hard to figure out. With any "improved" new model like the PLY-22 is, as much re-engineered as it is, the old mags for PT-22s wil not fit the PLY models or vice versa.

It's like the regular version first generation PT111 mags will not fit and function in a Millennium Pro model.
 

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The difference in the mags is not hard to figure out. With any "improved" new model like the PLY-22 is, as much re-engineered as it is, the old mags for PT-22s wil not fit the PLY models or vice versa.

It's like the regular version first generation PT111 mags will not fit and function in a Millennium Pro model.
Thanks. I own a new PT-22 Polymer and want to get some extra mags as only one came with it. I cannot find anything online that indicates more than one mag being available, albeit there is a different mag for the pt-25.

Makes it tough to order the correct magazines.
 

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I would contact Taurus CS at 1-800-327-3776 and double check just to make sure. They can say if they have them or if they are different.
New data has come to light and needs clarification and I think they are best to say yes or no.

Quote:The PT22 mags fit and fire just fine in the PLY.End of quote.

I've seen several statements like this one above so it would be a good idea to find out from Taurus Customer Service.

Everything I had seen seemed to go the other way limited as the info was.

Here's another clarification that the PLY22 mags work with PT-22s and vice versa.



Posts: 4,596 One small thing I forgot to mention,,,

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Taurus did not write a manual for the new PLY model,,,
They just pack the manual for the old model PT-22 instead,,,
That's probably okay but the illustrated parts breakdown doesn't match the gun.

The polymer frame PLY uses the same magazine as the old PT-22.

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When I called about my 25PLY, they said no the PT25 mags would not fit. They had spare 25PLY magazines in stock and they carded specifically to the 25PLY. May be the 22PLY/PT22 is different. It seems to me what would be different for sure is the base that meets the stock in that stocks of both pistols are quite different.

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