Are Walther PPKS reliable?
The PPK series are generally reliable so long as they are properly maintained. The biggest problem I saw was when folks carried these handguns in ankle holsters and didn’t clean them regularly (even if never fired).
Does Walther still make the PPKS?
Since 2018, PPK and PPK/S models have been built in Fort Smith, Arkansas, at the factory of US-based subsidiary Walther Arms, Inc. The PP and the PPK were among the world’s first successful double action semi-automatic pistols. They are still manufactured by Walther and have been widely copied.
What is the difference between a Walther PPK and a Walther PPKS?
The PPK/S pistol is basically the same as the PP, but with a PPK slide. By combining the frame of the PP with the barrel (and the slide) of the PPK, Walther has developed the PPK/S version. The result is a gun which was actually a little bit heavier than its two predecessors.
What caliber is James Bond’s Walther PPK?
25 caliber rounds of the Baretta, the Walther PPK used by 007 is chambered for . 32 ACP rounds, a far more popular bullet easily available all over the world, which is useful for an agent like Bond.
What does PPS M2 stand for?
Shown above: The Walther PPS M2 9 mm pistol is paired with a Kramer Leatherworks holster and a CrossBreed Gideon magazine carrier. The original version of the Walther PPS (“Police Pistol Slim”), introduced in 2007, was considered by many to be a modern striker-fired version of the PPK concealed-carry classic.
Is the Walther PPK / S a good gun?
The grip is thick and wide, especially for a 380 ACP. The PPK/S is a massive gun, at least when you compare it to more modern 380 handguns. It’s also a very comfortable gun when it comes to filling the hand. The Walther PPK/S fills the hand just perfectly.
How much does a Walther PPK / S 380 ACP weigh?
The Walther PPK/S is an all-steel gun that is a real heft to carry. The 380 ACP model weighs 22.4 ounces. To put this in perspective the Glock 19 weighs only 20.99 ounces.
Why was the Walther PPK used in Skyfall?
The slide is stiff and the stiff spring that wraps around the barrel is a necessity for a blowback gun. The Walther PPK’s historic use by James Bond will always add a level of cool to the Walther series of handguns. From what I have seen the PPK/S was only used by Bond once in Skyfall, but it still has that Walther cool factor attached to it.
What’s the difference between Walther PPK / S and Glock 43?
The stiff spring helps, but there is a noticeable difference between the Walther PPK/S and something like a Glock 42 or even the 9mm Glock 43 . The stiff spring is another downside. If you have hand strength issues you are going to find the gun difficult to chamber a round with.