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A Trip to the Bundeswehr’s Fantastic Defense Technology Museum in Koblenz, Part 2: Selfloading Rifles, Cont’d [GUEST POST]

The history of modern small arms is in part so fascinating because of how many firearms have been developed even in obscure circumstances, and how many of those obscure small arms still exist in museums and private collections around the world. Even though I make [Read More…]

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Walther Q5 Match

In December of 2015, news of a new competition pistol from Walther slipped out. Now, the gun is ready for prime time and will be available in stores by the middle of this month. Called the Q5 Match, the new 9mm handgun is designed for high end performance in [Read More…]

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Walther PPQ in .45 ACP

Walther announced the company is now making the PPQ pistol in .45 ACP. These striker-fired guns have the M2 treatment with the reversible magazine release button. The new caliber guns feature: 4.25″ barrel with polygonal rifling overall length of 7.4″ 12 [Read More…]

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New Walther PK380 Pistols

Davidson’s announced two new Walther PK380 pistols designed for “just plain fun.” One has a cheetah print frame, while the other has a red tiger stripe frame. While these finishes are not for everyone, they illustrate the growing trend of customization [Read More…]

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Walther PPQ M2

Walther Arms introduced the PPQ M2 pistol at SHOT Show this year.  This pistol is  striker-fired with a polymer frame that Walther has directed at keeping pace with similar competitor offerings.  The PPQ M2 has similarities to the recent Walther P99 and PPX, but [Read More…]

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New Walther Pistols

Walther demonstrated three new handguns at SHOT this year. The improved PPQ M2, the PPX, and the PPK/S .22LR. The PPK/S 22 will be offered in black or stainless [shown above]. This firearm is simply a .22LR version of the well-known PPK/S .380 Auto – sharing the [Read More…]

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Walther PPX

Next year Walther will be selling an entry level “under $500″ 9mm & .40 S&W called the Walther PPX. The PPX looks to be a simplified version of the Walther PPQ. The PPX appears to be a hammer fired DOA (double action only), not striker fired like the [Read More…]

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Dutch Police Adopt Walther P99Q

The Dutch Police have announced that the 9mm Walther P99Q will be adopted as their new sidearm. It will replace their inventory of Walther P5 and Glock 17 pistols. The Dutch Police originally chose the SIG PPNL (a variation of the SIG P250 DC). The contract signed with [Read More…]

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RECALL: Walther PK380

Certain Walther PK380 pistols manufactured between May and September 2012 could allow rounds to be discharged when the trigger is pulled despite the safety being engaged. During an internal quality review, Carl Walther GmbH has identified a condition that may exist in [Read More…]

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Walther PPQ NAVY

At DSA ’12 Walther was exhibiting their Walther PPQ NAVY 9mm pistol. The NAVY version is designed for use in situations where the pistol may become immersed and/or fired in water. A hole and guides in the striker channel, allowing water to be drained or pushed [Read More…]

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Gun Review: Walther PPS

Walther firearms has always stood for quality in many ways. The design, function and fitting of parts are typical for quality German guns. Even though materials have changed over the years the quality is still there using modern design as well as modern materials. The [Read More…]

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Walther PPQ Pistol

The new Walther PPQ has finally been unveiled. The pistol is striker fired and features a new trigger system with a claimed crisp 5.5 lbs trigger. It will be available in .40 S&W and 9mm Parabellum.