[SHOT 2022] Walther Unveils PDP SD Pro

    Walther Unveils PDP SD Pro

    Today at Shot Show’s Industry Day at the Range, Walther showed off for the first time their brand new PDP SD Pro. Walther’s PDP handgun was released in February of 2021 as a successor to the highly-regarded PPQ. The PDP provided a factory optics cut slide, a more aggressive grip serration pattern, and an upgraded trigger when compared to the old PPQ models.

    [SHOT 2022] Walther PDP SD Pro

    Today with Walther’s new PDP SD Pro, Walther takes another step forward in the duty handgun market. Just like when Walther moved from the PPQ to the PDP, the SD Pro model makes minor tweaks into a huge shift. The SD Pro model will come from the factory with a threaded barrel, the Walther Upgraded Dynamic Performance Trigger, a reinforced optic cut, and a magwell extension.

    [SHOT 2022] Walther PDP SD Pro

    The Upgraded Dynamic Performance Trigger isn’t just a shoe replacement for the stock PDP trigger, it’s an entire upgrade package, featuring a lighter trigger pull, a crisper reset, and a shorter take-up. While the original PDP is definitely a duty pistol, after all, “PDP” stands for Performance Duty Pistol, the new SD Pro feels like a competition handgun in every way. The beveled and flared magwell, threaded barrel for a compensator, and upgraded trigger, scream 2/3-gun.

    Fast Facts Wrap-up

    The Walther PDP SD Pro will come in two versions, both 9×19. A full-sized 4.5″ barrel and a 4″ barrel compact model.

    • Frame Material: Polymer
    • Caliber: 9×19
    • Barrel Length: 4.5″ and 4″ in the full-sized and compact versions respectively
    • Capacity: 18 rounds
    • Optics Cut: Yes
    • Threaded Barrel: Yes
    • Optics Cut: Yes – multiple optics plates available
    • MSRP: $829
    • Release: March 2022

    [SHOT 2022] Walther PDP SD Pro

    [SHOT 2022] Walther PDP SD Pro

    Benjamin is a recent graduate living in Virginia with a master’s degree in Criminology. He was introduced to firearms at summer camp when he was thirteen. Ever since his first shot with a .22LR bolt-action he has been in love with shooting sports. He is a moderator on the TFB Discord, which can be found at https://discord.gg/bcVD9zw, and can occasionally be found on twitter @BFriedmanUSA.


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