What did that old deodorant ad say? “Strong enough for a man, made for a woman”. However you may feel about that, Walther has engineered the PDP F-Series specifically for female shooters and those out there with smaller hands.
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PDP F-Series 3.5 right side view
According to the Walther Website:
Walther PDP F-Series, It’s our duty to build the best performing firearm… IT’S YOUR DUTY TO BE READY. DEFINING A NEW REVOLUTIONARY ACHIEVEMENT FOR FEMALE SHOOTERS WITH WALTHER’S LEGACY OF UNPARALLELED PERFORMANCE. The same engineering passion, precision workmanship, and innovation that made Walther’s PDP a groundbreaking achievement in firearms is now tailored specifically to Female shooters with the PDP F-Series pistol. The new F-Series elevates the next evolution in world-class ingenuity for pistols to meet the demands of female shooters like never seen before. Accounting for precise structural differences, Walther has completely re-engineered the ergonomics of the grip to be designed for the exact bio-mechanics of women’s hands. Featuring a new patented operating system resulting in a 20% reduction in slide rack force paired with all the performance duty features of the PDP, the F-Series pistol is the elite choice for all women. Put Walther’s timeless legacy of unmatched performance in your hand today, because whether you are with your family or on your own – it is your duty to be READY!
Reduced Circumference Grip – Designed from the ground up to fit the contour of a woman’s hand, the F-Series grip is smaller where it needs to be giving the shooter maximum control and faster follow-up shots.
Reduced Trigger Reach – Introducing the F-Series Reduced Trigger Reach, achieving superb trigger control has never been easier. The F-Series trigger has been moved to a location where any hand can find the perfect trigger finger placement. Proper trigger finger placement is a key to accurate shooting and trigger control. You will feel the difference the moment you pick it up.
Reduced Slide Force – Walther has developed a brand new operating system that results in an unprecedented 20% reduction in slide Racking Force. Utilizing a two-piece striker, all shooters will be able to experience the performance of the PDP with an intuitive slide rack that is as natural as it is durable. The Reduced Slide Force is the next step in exceeding expectations for shooters who know what it takes to stay Ready.
OVER A CENTURY OF ENGINEERING PASSION & PRECISION WORKMANSHIP SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR A WOMAN’S HAND. For female shooters who simply will not sacrifice on unmatched versatility, dependability, and effectiveness in both concealed carry and conventional service situations, the Walther PDP F-Series is how you stay READY.
PDP F-Series Specs:
- MODEL: 2849313
- CALIBER: 9MM LUGER
- COLOR: BLACK
- SLIDE MATERIAL: STEEL
- FRAME MATERIAL: POLYMER
- OVERALL LENGTH: 6.5″
- SLIDE LENGTH: 6.5″
- WIDTH: 1.34″
- HEIGHT: 5.4″
- BARREL LENGTH: 3.5″
- SIGHT RADIUS: 5.9″
- TRIGGER REACH: 2.56″
- GRIP CIRCUMFERENCE: 5.5″ (MED BACKSTRAP)
- WEIGHT WITHOUT MAGAZINE: 20.3 OZ
- WEIGHT WITH EMPTY MAGAZINE: 23.3 OZ
- MAGAZINE CAPACITY: 15
- MAGS INCLUDED: 2
- TRIGGER: PDT-F
- SAFETIES: 3 – AUTO
- TRIGGER PULL: 5.6 LBS
- TRIGGER TRAVEL: 0.24″
- MSRP: $699.00
Note: The PDP Compact 4″ is available with 10 round magazines as Model 2854686.
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