Posted On:1/06/2014 9:21am
Call me Bond... James Bond.
Yeah, I inherited an old French-made, German-proofed PP over the break. The Walther history is quite fascinating. This is my first real experience (well, I shoot my buddies P22 and P99 from time to time, but that's not the same animal, is it?).
Anywho, I'm planning on a trip to the range this weekend to sight in the AR (see Cassius' thread) and I guess put a few through the pipe of this fine-looking .32 ACP.
I suppose there will be a forthcoming review, too.
Kel-Tec PF9 | Behind the Moustache | Ruger P95 | Jimenez JA22 | Belly Band | How do spelchek? | Why carry concealed?
heaven sent and hell bent but weapons clenched and well kept
Posted On:1/06/2014 9:37am
Thanks for the closeups...if anything is a testament to the quality of engineering that went into that, it's that it looks like it could have come off the assembly line this morning.
Posted On:1/06/2014 9:43am
Style: Les Mills Bodycombat™
I sometimes used to carry a PPK as my personal protection weapon in Northern Ireland.
Based on my limited knowledge, this thing is vintage 1958-59. To look at it, it's well used, but also well loved. A little too well loved, perhaps, or maybe just "oiled for storage." It needs a good wipe-down, but my other 1950's weapon is a Winchester .22LR model 710 I think? I've spent tens of hours restoring that, and it still has a ****-ton of rust spots.
It came with the original manual in German - I suppose I should get that online...
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