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Checking out the promotional posters for the new Bond flick No Time to Die. Looks like there is an extended beavertail on that PPK! Has Mr. Bond ditched his old style PPK to go with the new Fort Smith one?
 

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Checking out the promotional posters for the new Bond flick No Time to Die. Looks like there is an extended beavertail on that PPK! Has Mr. Bond ditched his old style PPK to go with the new Fort Smith one?
I noticed that too. Sure looks like a Fort Smith PPK.
 

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He's been using an extended tang PPK/S since 'Skyfall'.
This was used in two scenes in that movie - once when Q gave it to him and the other when it had to function like Q told him it would. This was a gimmick used just once for a particular scene. After that and before that he has the standard old style PPK.
 

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Is it safe to assume you're talking about the poster with Craig wearing the tactical holster that 2 PPKs would fit in? Product placement has always been a thing with the Bond movies so we'll see soon what gun he uses in the movie.
 

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Is it safe to assume you're talking about the poster with Craig wearing the tactical holster that 2 PPKs would fit in? Product placement has always been a thing with the Bond movies so we'll see soon what gun he uses in the movie.
Was it always like that? I know in the last several Bond flicks it's a thing but in the earlier ones?

I've seen most or maybe all of the Bond films over there years but I do not consider myself a huge fan or expert. I know there are others on this board way more knowledgeable.
 

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After that and before that he has the standard old style PPK.
It must have been an "enhanced" version of an old style PPK as it was capable of shooting 10 or 11 rounds without reloading. That's usually possible in a movie only. <img src="http://www.waltherforums.com/forum/images/smilies/rolleyes.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)" class="inlineimg" />
Maybe they used a Bersa Thunder for the higher capacity and the ability to fire more than one shot without jamming?
 

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He's been using an extended tang PPK/S since 'Skyfall'.
Fully realize this was just for a movie, but this is the kind of nonsense that plants ideas in the minds of half-wit politicians.
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Product placement has always been a thing with the Bond movies.......

I agree, absolutely! There's not much product placement revenue to be derived from a product that is no longer manufactured, so it should come as no surprise if cinema-goers will have a current product (or something very similar) flashed before their eyes when they see the film.

I wonder if anyone has done a study of the “James Bond Effect” or the “Dirty Harry Effect” on the sale of handguns. You could add the “Die Hard” and “Lethal Weapon” effect to this - and where would the Desert Eagle be if the movies hadn't given it a helping hand?

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It is a S&W PPK nothing wrong with that. I own a German, an Interarms and two Smiths and the 380 in the smiths run flawlessly. Cant say that about my German one! The interarms is a 32 and that runs great. No issues withe smith guns except that long tang, which i got rid of.
 

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I am assuming he will be carrying a Fort Smith PPK in the new film. Or maybe a PPS. At least it seems he will still be carrying a gun.

There are rumors of the series evolving to the point where Bond is an anti-gun, anti-global warming warrior who uses his cell phone and instagram account to shame people who use energy for Christmas lights. It could happen.
 
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