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Finally picked the Taurus over the Beretta pocket rocket. Picked it up at Academy $199 + tax. Comes in a very small black cardboard box with handgun, 1 magazine, a manual & the NRA membership card.
Academy did not have any magazines for the PT22. I have medium to large hands & absolutely love the grip. Looks like the magazines are available online for around $20.

I did clean & lube before range visit. Fed it 60 rounds of CCI Mini Mags. This little gun ran smooth as a baby's butt. Not one problem feeding or extracting. The magazine holds 8 but there is room to feed it 10 or more. I knew that wouldn't fly, so I was careful to stay at 8 plus one. Accuracy at 5 yards was very good. 3 yards, I was getting a 2 inch grouping. I know I can improve accuracy as I get to know the trigger better. The sights are black & I had a hard time seeing the front. Will need some glow paint for sure. Man is that trigger long and stout. Actually gave me a bit of sore trigger finger. The reset is all the way back. Double action all the way.

Gotta say it felt great having a rimfire pocket rocket run smoothly new out of the box.
Fun little shooter.
 

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Thank you for the range report.I'm glad the POLY is working out for you. You have sound comments and observations. :) The POLY should serve you well.

The Beretta 21A did not fit me(small hands) and the trigger itself was to narrow and not a good fit. The Beretta is a fine product, but the POLY just works out better.

The CCI rounds work well as you have found out and that is what I use in my PT-22 and Poly-22.
 

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To what Academy store in the metroplex did you go? The couple of stores here in Plano have no PLY-22's at all and their website does not list them. $199 seems like a great price as I have seen them for $249 or more used. Nice option for a BUG.
 

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To what Academy store in the metroplex did you go? The couple of stores here in Plano have no PLY-22's at all and their website does not list them. $199 seems like a great price as I have seen them for $249 or more used. Nice option
for a BUG.
I picked my PT22 poly up at
Academy Sports
1101 West Arbrook Boulevard
Arlington, TX 76015
TEL:
(817) 375-3210

I purchased it about 5 days ago. When I tried to check their inventory online, they didn't show 1 in stock. I gave the store a call & spoke with their gun department. The gentleman checked his inventory & had 2 of them in stock. I asked him if he would hold one for me until the next. He did put a hold on it until the next day. I scurried on down & snapped it up along with 100 rounds of the CCI mini mag.

They may still have one remaining. Give em a hollar
 

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OK, follow up to my post. This was just too good to be true. I have been stuck again with a Taurus product where magazines are scarce. I found the PT22 poly magazine on Ebay for $25 plus shipping. I hate dealing with Ebay. Midway has the PT22, but not poly. Even Taurus shows 0 available.

Went through this same problem with the PT709.. Took me 8 months to dig up 4 factory mags at a decent price. Ebay was selling the 709 mags for $80 for several months because of the shortage.

My hope is that maybe a phone call to Taurus tomorrow will dig up a couple if mags.
 

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Glad the Poly 22 worked good for you! I have the stainless PT-22, and it has ran well for a number of years now.
 

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OK, follow up to my post. This was just too good to be true. I have been stuck again with a Taurus product where magazines are scarce. I found the PT22 poly magazine on Ebay for $25 plus shipping. I hate dealing with Ebay. Midway has the PT22, but not poly. Even Taurus shows 0 available.

Went through this same problem with the PT709.. Took me 8 months to dig up 4 factory mags at a decent price. Ebay was selling the 709 mags for $80 for several months because of the shortage.

My hope is that maybe a phone call to Taurus tomorrow will dig up a couple if mags.
https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct...8-round-blue&usg=AOvVaw3jduKI09b0yqLHn9lF0wv0 Midway does have them.

Other sources:
https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct...8-round-mag/&usg=AOvVaw0AiQnZ86kPyd8b7d4HXPIy
https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct...8-round-blue&usg=AOvVaw3jduKI09b0yqLHn9lF0wv0
 

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OK, follow up to my post. This was just too good to be true. I have been stuck again with a Taurus product where magazines are scarce. I found the PT22 poly magazine on Ebay for $25 plus shipping. I hate dealing with Ebay. Midway has the PT22, but not poly. Even Taurus shows 0 available.

Went through this same problem with the PT709.. Took me 8 months to dig up 4 factory mags at a decent price. Ebay was selling the 709 mags for $80 for several months because of the shortage.

My hope is that maybe a phone call to Taurus tomorrow will dig up a couple if mags.
HMMM??
who was that funny looking real little German guy with the frizzy hair that said " to keep doing the same thing and expect a different outcome is insanity"?
 

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OK, follow up to my post. This was just too good to be true. I have been stuck again with a Taurus product where magazines are scarce. I found the PT22 poly magazine on Ebay for $25 plus shipping. I hate dealing with Ebay. Midway has the PT22, but not poly. Even Taurus shows 0 available.

Went through this same problem with the PT709.. Took me 8 months to dig up 4 factory mags at a decent price. Ebay was selling the 709 mags for $80 for several months because of the shortage.

My hope is that maybe a phone call to Taurus tomorrow will dig up a couple if mags.
HMMM??
who was that funny looking real little German guy with the frizzy hair that said " to keep doing the same thing and expect a different outcome is insanity"?
Actually, the correct & original quote was "To keep doing the same thing OVER & OVER and expect different results is insanity"

Thanks for the help folks. The Grabagun magazine was not for the PT22 Poly. It was for the PT22 Nonpoly.

I went ahead and ordered 2 magazines from Ebay for $22.95 which included shipping. I am through ranting & raving as this gun is proving to be a good deal. Plus all that stress could drive a person -- insane!
 

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Great range report! I have the older version with the alloy frame that I bought from Academy Sports like 3 years back. Still running great. Just FYI, I believe the older PT22 magazines do not fit the POLY PT22 and vice-versa. I do not have the OEM part numbers, but it would be a good idea to talk with Taurus Customer Service for that part numbers so you have it on hand when you are shopping around for an extra magazine.
 
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