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Striker wear on Walther P99

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by ChipM, Jan 30, 2010.

  1. ChipM


    Jan 9, 2009
    I just picked up a new P99 Compact, and when comparing it to my well-used P99 I see a lot of wear on the striker of the P99. I thought the striker was hardened steel and shouldn't wear. The gun works fine.

    Am I looking at:
    1. Normal wear that will eventually require striker replacement
    2. Abnormal wear that requires striker replacement now
    3. Deliberate modification for some unknown reason
    4. Nothing - I'm crazy.

    The area in question is the bottom left of the striker in these photos - this is where the trigger bar contacts the striker on a DA pull. The dirty one is the P99, the clean one is the P99C

    P99 (used with unusual wear):

    P99C (newish with unworn striker):
  2. Knight2227

    Knight2227 Hittin on 21

    Jan 30, 2010
    My vote on this one is only to say....When in doubt replace dont want this piece of artwork weapon going south at a bad time