New Semi-Automatic

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    New Semi-Automatic

    After seeking and receiving a lot of very helpful information and advice from members of the Forum, and shooting and handling different semi-automatics, I actually wound up buying a gun that was not on my short list: a Walther P99c 9mm.

    It is light weight, relatively easy to conceal, reputation for excellent reliability, three different trigger configurations, a decocker for safety, moderate recoil, and I understand accuracy right out of the box.

    Unfortunately, I got it during what was one of my busiest weeks so have not yet had a chance to get to the range. Hope to get there next week, and will post a range report at that time.

    Ron


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    Congrats on the purchase! Out of all the pistols I've ever handled, the Walther P99/SW99 is the most ergonomic and comfortable to hold/shoot. That (along with its dead reliability) is why I carry one. :)
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    Having the effectively identical in my SW99c - I think Ron you will like it very quickly. Not sure of your hand size but I found the largest palm-swell insert on the backstrap gave me the best feel.

    For a small and short barrel gun - these are surprisingly accurate and I like the sight picture too.
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    Congrats on the purchace , and i wish you well with it , not what i would have chosen , but none the less a fine firearm that will serve you well .
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    congrats

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    Good choice. I have a friend who just purchased a walther p99 .40. Walther makes a fine handgun, and it is accurate, and fun to shoot. Just a touch larger than I would like to conceal, but it's definately do-able.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kairo View Post
    Good choice. I have a friend who just purchased a walther p99 .40. Walther makes a fine handgun, and it is accurate, and fun to shoot. Just a touch larger than I would like to conceal, but it's definately do-able.
    I think that's true for the P99, but the compact is, for me, very concealable. In fact, I believe that I will be able carry it, at times, in the front pocket of my cargo shorts in a pocket holster.

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    Welcome in joining the P99c Club! It's a great club to join.

    Enjoy your new gun!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by srfl View Post
    Welcome in joining the P99c Club! It's a great club to join.

    Enjoy your new gun!!
    Thanks for the welcome. I am sure that I will very much enjoy my new Walther.

    Ron

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    Hey Ron...

    I just saw the PM...that's Bike Week in Datona...but I'd consider taking another course...some time...somewhere...

    And congrats on the new addition to the family...

    Take care...

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    Congrats on the new Walther P99c 9mm! I just recently picked up a SW99c 9mm (S&W's counterpart of the Walther P99c) for carry and I just love this new pistol. I have the Walther P99 AS 9mm and I wanted a compact P99 or SW99 to complement it. The P99 AS 9mm is an awesome pistol, but as noted, not always the easiest to conceal, as in the summer months as I would like to. This new SW99c 9mm fits the bill perfectly!

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    Congrats on the new gun!
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    Congrats! Nice Gun.
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