Commonly broken parts?

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Commonly broken parts?

Post by Caniac92 » July 6th, 2015, 12:23 am

I have had my P64 for a few months and was wondering how often parts on the P64 break. They seem like a pretty rock solid gun but I want to be able to purchase parts that might break now instead of later when they may not be available.

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Re: Commonly broken parts?

Post by robhic » July 6th, 2015, 10:57 am

You're right, they ARE pretty sturdy and well-made. I've not owned mine for more than a few months but other than 1 trigger return spring, I've not needed any parts. (And I believe I accidentally broke that spring prying the grips off and hit the trigger linkage which broke the end of the spring.) If I was to make a spares kit I think I'd get a trigger return spring or 2 from NORM SUTTON (forum member) for $6 shipped and he takes PayPal. Same for the slide stop lever spring - same price same place. Maybe an extra (or at least 1 new recoil spring in weight of your choice) from Wolff. And a or some hammer springs. Depending on budget and availability, the Polish vendors on Gunbroker are good to deal with and fair. See what they have available and maybe you'll think of a part you might want to have on hand. (Slide-lock lever, firing pin, extractor, some kind of spring, etc.) Think about it and good luck!
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Re: Commonly broken parts?

Post by Weasel640 » July 6th, 2015, 11:24 am

They are all pretty reliable. If you want to stock extra parts though here are some discussions:

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=5052

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5104

Also maybe consider the items that would be hard to find and unique to the P-64. I.E. Springs and detents are easy enough to match from other gun models.

-The safety is one that has been difficult for people to find, and causes a total stoppage if broken. You cannot use a safety from another model. If you see one for $35 or less you should consider getting it.
-The firing pin, extractor, hammer, disconnector, etc.
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Re: Commonly broken parts?

Post by Curly1 » July 6th, 2015, 2:05 pm

Trigger bar is another one that some peeps have had problems with.
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