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Old 12-01-2012, 12:40 AM   #11
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now I know people think the Jenning's the horrible gun.
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but with some slight modifications it can be a very reliable gun.
I've read all the reviews the videos and all that stuff on Jennings.
ok so its cheap Who cares
its what you make of it. I'm going go through the process of modifying the Jennings I got on a barter non working.

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Old 12-01-2012, 12:42 AM   #12
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I'll counterpoint the nay-sayers a bit.

I've got one. A little fluff-n-buff and a spring
tweak or two and the trigger pull is bearable.

Both magazines that came with it feed fine.

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It runs about 98%,
which is better than some
22's that cost several times as much.

I've put maybe 1000 rounds through it, and
still have all my fingers.

That said, It's not my first or even 10th choice as a
carry gun. Mine (nickel or chrome--it's shiny) has spent
it's life as a tackle box/glove compartment gun. It's been
used to dispatch a few Halibut, a distempered skunk, a
road hit deer. It's for when any gun is better than none--
and it has done it's job well.
If thats acceptable to you then have at'er


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Old 01-10-2013, 08:58 PM   #13
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i worked for jennings for more than 10 years, they are zink die-cast. quality can B quite low. 'quantity v\s quality'
ive witnessed several test guns shoot into the 10s of thousands of rounds. the early J22s can b real good guns.
jennings pre bryco.

killerkilgore1990 watch for a crack under the front site on that mod59. The slide tended to split bout 5/8'' from the muzzle.

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Kind of funny I have a new model JA-22 that I have put over 10,000 rounds through it. I would bet my life on it. The gun in the photo looks like it has been through a house fire. Even the best guns are not reliable after being in a fire. Even if the barrel blew up it didn't do all that damage. I have to raise the bull manure flag on that one.

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Thanks for the heads up I think I have the older model I can't really tell but no cracks.

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jennings is made of the exact same material as hi point. its the design thats faulty. the sheet metal saftey and the slide release. thats the main problem with them exploding. i own one they are not all bad if you can modify them to work. yes they are cheap but do you hear of hi points exploding in regular use? no. i get so offended when people come and bash guns. Saturday night or not. they can be made to work with basic knowledge of the design. i got mine to work just fine. and either im okay or i cannot count... my count is ten

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its still a gun. i tell this to everyone who bashes my bryco jennings nine... would you like to be shot with it and tell me how crappy it is after? it is cheap and unreliable yes. with mods and elbow grease its semi decent. will go boom every time.

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I've shot round for round with my wife and her LCP with mine. Hers has jammed and ftf more than once and my BJ was flawless. Hers has been cleaned every time she shoots it. Mine has never been disassembled.

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Are you serious! BRYCO JENNINGS
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