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Anyone have or shot a Keltec P17?


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  • 2 weeks later...

I was beginning to think nobody had shot one. I certainly understand issues happen with firearms, try to read reviews before plunking down the $$. My Beretta APX didn't get to the 15th round when it blew the extractor off and into my index knuckle. I have put about 500 rounds threw it after getting it back, another 500 and I will trust it. I always say if it is made with human hands it is not a matter of if, but when it will break. Keep us up to date when you get it back.

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I have one and love it.  I shot about 1000 rounds without cleaning to see how far I could get without problems.  It was not flawless but did real well.  I finally cleaned it after roughly 1000 rounds.  Best 22 LR handgun going for the money IMO.

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2 minutes ago, billmeek said:

For me, the Taurus TX22 wins the best 22LR for the money. 

Fair.  But for $199 with three mags the P17 is a smoking deal and I'm a big Taurus fan. 

I found a TX22 yesterday for $250 and didn't get it but may pick it up soon if it's not gone when I go back.  The high dollar one ($400 something) doesn't interest me.

 

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With today gun prices, I don't think you'll easily find the P17 for MSRP or below.  This is the best price ($ 349 + $20- shipping) I've seen today:

https://www.preppergunshop.com/kel-tec-p17-22lr-3-16rd-magazines-threaded-barrel-manual-safety-green

For the same money, I can pickup the TX22 from PSA:

https://palmettostatearmory.com/taurus-tx22-22-lr-pistol-1-tx22141.html

Now if I could only find the TX22 Competition Conversion Kit in stock anywhere!

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  • 1 month later...

I bought one recently and have put over 300 rounds through it and really love this little gun.  TBH I did not expect to like this gun so much.  I bought it just as a little gun to take new shooters to the range and not have them be freaked out about heavy guns or harsh recoil.  To my surprise I really like this gun a lot.  For me it is very accurate and so far 100% reliable.  I am planning to buy another as I have a disorder that compels me to get 2 (or more) of any gun that I like (common problem in the gun community).

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