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Way to go! Tell us, what color? Trigger configuration? Caliber? Have some pics?
 

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all black P99 AS in a 40 SW.  Boy do I like this gun.  The second I placed it in my hand I knew it was going to be mine.  It fit better, and just "felt" better than my Glock.  As a matter of fact, I like this gun so much, I'm picking up the P22 as soon as it gets in..........btw does anyone have any feedback on the scope and its usefullness. I also want to add a tach lite. Any suggestion.

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Excellent choice! Enjoy it!
 

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Quote[/b] (jetzwing @ Oct. 21 2005,21:20)]all black P99 AS in a 40 SW. Boy do I like this gun. The second I placed it in my hand I knew it was going to be mine. It fit better, and just "felt" better than my Glock. As a matter of fact, I like this gun so much, I'm picking up the P22 as soon as it gets in..........btw does anyone have any feedback on the scope and its usefullness. I also want to add a tach lite. Any suggestion.

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Almost any other polymer gun will feel better in the hand than a Glock.

It's funny how Glock seems to be what all other are judged by, yet most any modern handgun from a major manufacturer will be just as reliable and maybe more accurate. Glocks have problems, it just seems that they get ignored. Other handguns that have similar minor issues get toted as unreliable and being a POS. Glock has been a master of marketing. The gun was practically given away to Police agencies early on and the rest is almost history.
 

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Own a couple of glocks - But Walther has really impressed me with the P22 I bought. So the P99's have been calling me! Whats the difference between the QA and the AS?
 

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Quote[/b] (bulbboy @ Oct. 23 2005,16:52)]Own a couple of glocks - But Walther has really impressed me with the P22 I bought. So the P99's have been calling me! Whats the difference between the QA and the AS?
The AS is the anti-stress model. First shot has a very long pull, following shots are shorter and all the same.

QA is a short pull on all shots fired. Allows for some nice rapid fire as I've found out


Also the QA has a pre-cocked position and a decocker. To see the diferences I recommend reading the P99 catalog on Walther's site.
 

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UPDATE!!!

Picking up a P22 on 11/2, cant wait!!! Two Walthers in one month!!! Lazer or Red DOT??? Which do you perfer??
 

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just shot 100 rounds thru it.  WOW!!!  Do I love this gun.  The trigger action was smooth.  That second shot is really "right there" as far as pull.  It took very little to get used to smooth action of this gun.  Had no problems with "stove pipes", every round loaded perfect.  Unlike my G23.  Same amumo, different gun.
Walther I'm here to stay..............
 

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Madecov actually hit on the most relevant factor as to why glocks caught on, when in fact they were not the best available pistol on the market. Glock used some excellent marketing strategy by approaching firearms instructors at police academies and giving them free loaner gun toys to play with and providing attractive pricing to police departments, the rest is history. Police departments probably would have done better for their officers to look at everything available on the market, which most departments will just not spend the money on, and make a decsion based upon comparison and suitability to their particular needs.
By the way, don't know about other areas, but interesting to note that this region seems flooded with used glocks that police departments have apparently gotten rid of.
 

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Boy did you nailed it.  I took my G23 in for a trade, the guy at the store said "how many to you want" and pointed to a case full of used Glocks.  He really didn't want it, and it was perfect still in the box.  A grand total of 300 rounds pushed thru it.  Serveral of my buddies are in law enforcement, and each everyone of them got Glocks right around the same time.  Here we are 5 to 10 years later, the used market is flooded with Glocks.  You either love them or hate um..........
 

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I just started reading this forum today and have already learned a lot about Glocks, specifically their popularity. I'm actually laughing right now b/c of the number of times I've heard the line "65% of law enforcement agencies can't be wrong". Well, yeah, if you get them through a free trade-up, why not. My bro's police dept just replaced their DAO S&W 4586's with G23's b/c some of the officers were complaining about the weight of the stainless 4586's. But when you factor the extra mag capacity of a glock the weight difference isn't even that much. That being said the 4586 is a big gun but I had the pleasure of shooting my bro's and this thing was insanely smooth...even better than the love of my life, P99QA .40. I was dead on every shot from 10 yrds, having never shot .45 before. I've shot several different Glocks and won't buy one b/c I don't think they are comfortable. Enter Walther grip design (or Sig or HK for that matter).

I seriously do not understand why people just take the opinions of others at face value and buy glocks b/c "thats what my friend has" or "so many cops use them". One of the first things I learned from reading forums like this and packing.org was that everyone has an opinion on the "best gun" but the only one that counts is your own opinion.

Happy shooting.
 
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