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Crazycastor 02-01-2013 11:30 PM

Fie tex .22 pistol
 
I have a FIE Tex .22 pistol I bought 34 years ago. Does anyone know anything about these pistols. It locked up on me so I had to take it apart and free everything up. What I realized that if you tighten up the two brass screws it tight it puts the gun on a bind. Is this normal with these old pistols

lbwar15 02-02-2013 12:23 AM

Sounds like one for c3shooter.

danf_fl 02-02-2013 09:47 AM

Cute revolver. The bolt, pawl, or cylinder could be worn after all these years. Some parts are going to be hard to find.

It should be fairly easy to work on.

These people have some parts, but the kit you need is sold out:
http://www.gunpartscorp.com/Manufacturers/FIE-33236/Revolvers-36171/Texan-38046.htm

hiwall 02-02-2013 11:30 AM

No it is not normal. Though it is normal for that particular pistol to have problems. How are we supposed to know which two screws you are referring to? danf_fl is likely correct about wear causing the problem. Though in that revolver the wear could easily be in the frame of the gun also. I'm sure you know that it is not worth fixing unless you are emotionally attached to it.

Crazycastor 02-02-2013 01:56 PM

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Thanks Hiwall for the web site. It has all the parts I need and they are available too. I think this gun is worth th

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e parts I'm going to purchase for it. It's a cheap cowboy gun to go out with and just plink cans with. My kids saw it for the first time yesterday and they were in awe with it. Thought it was more cool then my Glocks I just bought and they are 18 and 19 years old. Go figure

HOSSFLY 02-02-2013 03:06 PM

I've had several FIE imported SA 22's yrs back-
As long as you keep your investment in the $100 -$150 range i'd say fix'er up & shoot :)

srtolly1 02-05-2013 05:28 PM

What parts do you need? I have something similar but the frame is cracked so I have some parts you can have at no charge. PM me pics of what you need.

Crazycastor 02-05-2013 11:49 PM

Well I appreciate the offer but I've already ordered the parts for it. Was surprised this place had everything I needed. And not a bad price either.save it for the next poor sole that comes along. If I didn't already order the parts I would of jumped on your offer. Thanks

srtolly1 02-07-2013 04:17 PM

Where did you find parts at? I'm looking for a bolt for my Hawes .357

danf_fl 02-07-2013 05:42 PM

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Originally Posted by srtolly1 (Post 1127895)
Where did you find parts at? I'm looking for a bolt for my Hawes .357

check here:
http://www.gunpartscorp.com/Manufacturers/Hawes-33280.htm


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