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I was at the gunshop and I heard that Walther/S&W is coming out with a newly designed PPK - PPK/S. Has anybody else heard this or is this just shop rumours ?   Thanks
 

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There is one out right now. It's a ppk/s with extended beaver tail and is made in S&W's Maine plant.

Personally I think they've done a crappy job. I've seen a couple of them and one would decock itself when you pulled the trigger, instead of firing.
Not very comforting.
 

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Yes, there is also a new PPK coming out this year. It is in the 2003 catalog and it also has the extended beaver tail. However it still looks like crap when compared to a German made PPK.
 

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They really screwed up the looks with the beaver tail. It looks like, well, an Americanized version of the PPK/S.

I am one of the lucky ones with an Interarms PPK/S stainless that is functional, even with hollow points, I am very pleased with the gun, tho a real German PPK/S is on "my list" but an HK P7M8 will have to be first.
 

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hmmm
well, if its not too bad.........im more concerned with function, i just want one from CCW.........so spending $1300 for a german one from Earls is notlogical
 

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I hear what you are saying. Before S&W changed the look I would say always go with Walther, USA or German but now something like the Bersa, which gets rave reviews (better than the PPK and /S American in most cases) and is arguably a PPK inspired design would be more appealing for carry if you don't want a German Walther, as well it is also less money. Do a google search on Bersa and you will see what I mean.

Then there's always a lot of NIB or slightly used examples of the Walther PPK or /S American that are worth considering too, if you have to have the W.
 

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The new Beavertail design makes the pistol awkward (and a little ugly) looking if you ask me.

WayneD, I used to have a stainless InterArms PPK in .380, I wish I still had it (friend owns it now, he practically begged for it) that thing was (is) great. It would digest anything. As far as something instead, how about this -:



Supposed to be available this summer - 10 shot 9mm, same size as PPK


DavidS, $1300 is way too much. Try gunbroker or AuctionArms, $850 is a more reasonable price for a .380 German PPK. And don't discount the old war guns, them things work just fine (with FMJ), and .32 is a good caliber for up close and personal.

Take a look at the pictures of the old PPK I've got in the Marketplace (although its not for sale anymore). It shoots real well.
 

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The Makarov is a sweet gun as well. I also had an FEG copy of the Walther PP - even a "real" PP slide would fit. It was a real nice gun too.
 

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What is it ??
I have heard very little about CZ and can find nothing on the 2075 RAMI
 

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When the blued PPK is released in 7.65mm, I was thinking of purchasing one just to see if I can re-contour the grip tang to Walther spec.

The beavertail sucks.
 
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