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So I am a glock owner, and huge fan. But I at 1 point had a walther pk380 not the greatest. But, I miss the ergonomics and have always had an interest in walther. Now the ppq in particular. So my question is are there any other glock fans who went to or also own a ppq? And what are your thoughts as far as transition from 1 to the other for carry? I choose glock bc I am extremely comfortable with them, and know I can count on them. I am not questioning the reliability of a walther but more the comfortability with it comparably. Do you find yourself reaching for 1 more than the other? If you're going into the shady part of town, which do you gravitate toward.. walther, or glock?
Again this is a question of personal experience and not carry comfort, but peace of mind comfort. This is not a glock vs walther thread.
Thanks in advance! Glad to be a part of the forum.
 

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I do kind of hate to admit it but when I’m sure I’m unfortunately headed to into a “shady part of town or environment” I’m always carrying my Glock 19 or 23 with a 27 as a BUG. Now my best option is to not go there in the first place!!!! But sometimes it simply can not be helped. I really love my Walthers but when I truly know the 💩 could hit the fan.... it’s the Glock’s that get that duty. Sorry Walther.
 

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Do you find yourself reaching for 1 more than the other? If you're going into the shady part of town, which do you gravitate toward.. walther, or glock?
Again this is a question of personal experience and not carry comfort, but peace of mind comfort.
Welcome to the forum. I enjoy owning and shooting both brands. In the winter I usually carry either a Glock 19 Gen4 or a Walther PPQ M1. I'm perfectly confident with either.
 

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I have a pps m1 and a Glock 26.
The Glock with a 25 rnd grip sleeve mag has 15 rnd capacity. The pps trigger is similar to the Glock , both being partial cocked striker.
I use either one for concealed carry.
 

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I don’t have a lot of experience with G guns but I do think it’s the best gun-system out there.

With my new shooters during class, I have switched from the G19 to the PPQ because shooters seem to enjoy it better.
 

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Again this is a question of personal experience and not carry comfort, but peace of mind comfort. This is not a glock vs walther thread.
Thanks in advance! Glad to be a part of the forum.
I have a Glock 19, which I sometimes will carry. It's about the same size as my P99 (in fact, I bought the P99 instead of a Glock 19 as my first pistol). The PPQ is basically a derivative of the P99 and since I only own a PPQ in .22LR, is really the basis of my response here.

At the end of the day, I have more peace of mind carrying the P99 or PPS than the Glock. I'm just more comfortable with them, and I shoot them better. Why do I carry the Glock at all then? I don't mind if it gets dinged up and I have it set up with a TLR-3 weapon light and a holster that fits it, so if I want that capability I'll take it.
 

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Again this is a question of personal experience and not carry comfort, but peace of mind comfort.
Thanks in advance! Glad to be a part of the forum.
I started carry PPQs as EDCs in 2011 and the Q45 is my EDC now. It gives me peace of mind. This is over many thousands of rounds each year.

The only failures I've ever had with any of my Qs have been those deliberately created during training and proficiency exercises.

I know in high stress situations my Q will do what I need it to.

Welcome to the Forums BTW.
 
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I have had my PPQ for about 5 years now 10,000 plus rounds through it. Its a great gun very accurate, eats any kind of ammo. But my split times are usually quicker with my glocks. I have try many times with a lot of ammo shot down range to get the PPQ quicker split times or as quick with my glocks but just can't consistently do it with my PPQ. My 19.5 has replace my 19.4 as my carry. I carry the glock over the Q because i am quicker with the glock and almost as accurate. But i would carry either one.
 

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I had never owned a striker fired handgun other than various Glocks and one Kahr P9 until 2012 when I bought two Gen4 Glock 19, which was their newest generation at that time. I won't bore you with the details, but let's just say their behavior made them unusable for carry use until I found a fix about a year after buying them.

That's when I started buying and using other polymer framed striker fired handguns. A PPQ M1 Classic was one of the first. I now have three Qs and have fired thousands of rounds through them without a single bobble. In fact, none of my polymer strikers from Walther, H&K, M&P, Sig or FN has given me any reliability problems. Even the much maligned Sig P320 which I kept for a year and a half and fired 1900+ rounds though. It and my others have been repeatedly reliable with any factory ammo make, bullet weight or power level.

OP, my PPQs have been just as reliable as my Glock 19s. And I shoot the Qs slightly better than the Glock 19s. I attribute that to the better ergonomics and trigger on the Qs.

I don't go to the "shady" part of town, but if I did I would feel well armed with either a G19 or a PPQ. However, if the zombie apocalypse were to take place I would grab the Glock. Much more likely to find magazines and parts for a Glock than a PPQ. But until that apocalypse happens I have to say I prefer to shoot the PPQ.
 

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The only Glock I ever owned was a G42. I bought it for pocket carry but soon afterwards realized that it was not a good pocket gun for me. It's size and shape did not lend itself to pocket carry very well and I couldn't find a holster for it that worked but the biggest issue was I felt uncomfortable with it's light trigger pull and all there was is that little flipper thingy on the trigger to keep it from having an ND or AD. I just didn't feel safe with that striker platform in a pocket.


It was after this experience plus all the horror stories I've heard about with ND's and AD's involving strikers that I changed my opinion on manual safeties with striker guns. I decided that I wasn't going to carry one period that didn't have a manual safety and one of the things that led me to buy the Walther CCP was it's unobtrusive and very easy to swipe on and swipe off manual safety.
 

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I've had my Walthers much longer than my Glock 23. It's probably my least accurate shooter and very far behind my M&P M2.0 forty compact. I've yet to carry the Glock or that M&P but wouldn't hesitate to if needed. I'm just more comfortable with my P99c and PPS primarily for carry. I try to avoid what may be considered shady parts of town but shady people can gravitate anywhere so I try to be prepared regardless.
 

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I brought my 1st and only Glock a few months ago after shooting my buddy’s. Gen 4 19 were th front serrations and steel sights. I prefer my PPQ m2 but still like the G19. I think the G19 is more like my FN509m. If I think things will go bad any of them will work.

EDC I prefer my PPS m2 as I shoot that better then any other sub compact. My FNS9c is a close second. But the baby Glocks are not as easy for me to shoot comfortably and as accurately.
 

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I have a G42 and a CCP M2, and a PPK/S. I did try a PPQ, it just did not feel right in my hand, but it probably did not have the “right” back strap on it for my hand either. I am much more accurate with my CCP, than my Glock. I am more comfortable and confident with my CCP than my Glock or my PPK. Just my 2 cents worth...
 

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Everything else equal, the grip on the PPQ just fits my hand better than any other pistol I've ever held. The Glock grip doesn't even come close. Especially with a Talon grip on it, I will often use it like a stress ball. It's like when Walther designed it they used my hand to shape the grip.
 

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I brought my 1st and only Glock a few months ago after shooting my buddy’s. Gen 4 19 were th front serrations and steel sights. I prefer my PPQ m2 but still like the G19. I think the G19 is more like my FN509m. If I think things will go bad any of them will work.

EDC I prefer my PPS m2 as I shoot that better then any other sub compact. My FNS9c is a close second. But the baby Glocks are not as easy for me to shoot comfortably and as accurately.

The very first non-Glock polymer striker that I bought was an FNS-9 full size. I liked so much I followed up later with the FNS compact. It is one excellent shooter. It has replaced one of my Glock 19s that I used as my car gun. Put it in the car when I get in and won't have easy access to my OWB holster. Take it out when I get back home.
 

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Glock Fan Buying a Walther

I own a PPQ M2 4" but my job issued a Glock17 Gen4. While both are very similar in size and weight (both 9mm), the Walther blows the Glock away in terms of comfort and accuracy at the range. I have taken 7 friends and co-workers to my indoor range on separate occasions and had them shoot both (about 50 rounds through each) and not one claimed the Glock to be superior. The Walther took the top choice each time. It is a beautiful gun to carry and shoot. The Glock is all hype.
 

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I have said this before and still believe it to be true. I own a few polymer striker fired handguns. I can say something about each that one that is better then my Glock. Be it trigger, grip, sights..... But I can not say the Glock does any one thing better the the others. I’m talking an unmodified stock G19
 

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I owned a G19 for a couple of years as my bedside gun because of the perceived reliability and ease of use for my wife. Upgraded the sights and really tried to like it. It turned out to be the least shot gun in my house. I just couldn't really bond with it. The stock trigger sucked and it was only average in accuracy. Never had a problem with it, but just didn't like it.

Bought a Q5 and after many thousands of rounds of reliability and trigger goodness, I realized I no longer needed the Glock. Nothing against the the big G, but the PPQ is so much more well rounded.
 

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I have more than a few pistols including my Walther PPQ and a Gen 2 Glock 19 that is still box stock that I bought in the early 90s.

I love both pistols but my Glock 19 is the one I CCW when I want a double stack 15 round 9MM pistol which is often. For me my Glock 19 is a better size for CCW and the Glock 19 has a better trigger for CCW. I shoot my PPQ a little bit better at slower speed but shoot my Glock 19 better at faster speed. If I could have only 1 of the 2 it would be my Glock 19.

As always one should try out whatever they are considering and choose what works best for them. We are lucky these days to have so many fine pistols to choose from.
 

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If I could shoot a Glock 19 better than a P99 or PPQ, the Walther pistols would lose most of their appeal to me, and I'd probably be posting on another forum.

I don't understand why someone would put any rounds through another polymer pistol that fills the same role, when a pistol with similar enough weight, durability, reliability, and accuracy was already available and already in my possession.

When I see a thread title such as "Glock fan Buying a walther", my first thought is, why? If you didn't shoot it better, then I'm having an extremely hard time imagining why you went out of your way to use money that could have went to ammo for your Glock, on a more expensive pistol with harder to find and more expensive parts and mags.

No, I don't feel safer with a Glock than a Walther, because I shoot the Walther better, and both have earned a reputation for being reliable, accurate, and durable. If I shot a Glock better, I'd be carrying that, and I wouldn't be wasting my time with a Walther. Ease of use and how easy it is to hit the target is a HUGE reason why I prefer the PPQ over most if not all of its competitors.

My question to the OP is, if you don't shoot it better, why do you? What is the appeal to the Walther for you? The Glock is cheaper, the mags and parts are cheaper and easier to find, there are more sights and holsters available for it, you shot it better, and you owned it already before choosing to purchase a Walther. Why on Earth wouldn't you just get rid of the Walther at this point?
 
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