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Old 07-08-2018, 04:35 PM
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Default .22 Victory Target Model & Tandemkross

Dropped the new target model at my gunsmith yesterday, with Tandemkross hammer & trigger.

Anybody have experience with those parts in one?
The hammer box gave me a good laugh when I opened it.
The electronics in it probably cost more than the hammer to make.
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Old 07-08-2018, 06:25 PM
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I thought about adding to my Victory but decided the cost was not worth it. I use as a target as well as competition gun. Reducing trigger a couple of #'s is not worth it to me. But I have added their grips, charging handle and mag extentions.
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Old 07-08-2018, 07:08 PM
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How does it do as a target pistol for you?

I worked with the Victory when it first came out, but not the target version.
Have not fired this one yet, Tandemkross sent an email so I thought they were worth a try.
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Old 07-08-2018, 11:16 PM
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Mine is just the basic model. No suppressor, etc. Shoots fine. About 5-600 rounds so far.
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Old 07-09-2018, 12:38 AM
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How often do you need to clean it?
How well does it hold up to disassembly?
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Old 07-09-2018, 09:08 AM
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I always clean my guns after every time I shoot them. No problems on disassembly, only one screw to remove.
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Old 07-09-2018, 01:24 PM
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No problems with threads wearing or stripping out?
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Old 07-11-2018, 08:31 PM
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Picked up the Victory from the gunsmith today.
Says the Tandemkross parts are a definite upgrade, and he was able to cut the trigger pull in half.

Advises NOT to try to follow the Tandemkross YouTube installation video.

I kinda like the pistol, wish they'd do one in a 4-inch barrel.
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Old 07-13-2018, 08:33 PM
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If anybody's interested in the new model, shot it today.
I never use target ammunition so didn't have any to bring out its full potential.
Just used five loads I had on hand.

Tried my best, could not break the one-inch barrier at 25 yards.
Three or four ejection failures, otherwise nice.

The trigger is great, the sights are very good.
I could get to liking the pistol.
Denis
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Old 07-14-2018, 09:23 AM
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If anybody's interested in the new model, shot it today.
I never use target ammunition so didn't have any to bring out its full potential.
Just used five loads I had on hand.

Tried my best, could not break the one-inch barrier at 25 yards.
Three or four ejection failures, otherwise nice.

The trigger is great, the sights are very good.
I could get to liking the pistol.
Denis
The ejector issue might just be tweaking the... ejector... thingee. It seems like there is a simple fix out there, if it is what your issue is.


I have never been into handguns. I've always liked rifles. This is the first pistol that I've had this much fun using!
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Old 07-14-2018, 02:16 PM
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It's similar, thanks for putting the video in.
The malfunction was failing to kick out the empty before feeding the next round up.

The video was illustrating a stovepipe, this one here was jamming the empty still fully inside the gun, above the live round the bolt was trying to pull up out of the mag & chamber.

I wasn't sure if it was a slide velocity problem or an ejector problem, so oiled the slide & it seemed to reduce the number of occurrences.
Only happened three times during the 75-round session, twice with Federal Champion & once with Win M22.

Could be a break-in issue, probably will turn out to be the ejector.
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