Walther PPK .380 ACP

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Zack @ The Next Chapter has reviewed his 1967 .380 ACP Walther PPK :

Suppose that I did not own this PPK; some might ask if I would I run out to purchase a Walther PPK over all other handguns available for home defense or concealed carry. No, I probably would not, but I certainly would not fault anyone who did choose one; the PPK is a fine little pistol.

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  • John Godwin John Godwin on Jul 16, 2009

    July 15, 2009

    Warning - Walther PPK/S Recall

    Pistol was sent to Smith Wesson in April & retuned July 15. Upon dry testing, when pistol was cock with safety on safe, pistol fired when safety placed in fire position. Next, when pistol was cocked in fire position as slide returns to armed position pistol fired.

    Totally unsafe to operate, critically worse than before sent in to be repaired.
    One call to S&W today, left voicemail. Please test for function without loading when your recalled pistol is retuned to you.

  • M. Meurlot M. Meurlot on Jul 27, 2009

    July 27, 2009

    Sent my brand new S&W PPK .380 back to factory on May 9th and factory rec'd on May 11th. Emailed compay to find out how long it would be for them to repair and return. Company Rep originally said 4 - 6 weeks.

    Now going on 12 weeks now............Gonna get rid of it as soon as it returns if this is the kind of service to expect. Received a lot of I'm sorry it's taken so long.

    I even wrote the President of the company and the CEO but heard nothing from either one of them....

    No more S&W for me..............