Safe Carry Walther PPS

This is a discussion on Safe Carry Walther PPS within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Ijust purchased walther pps and was wondering if it is safe to carry with a round in the chamber and cocked since there is no ...

Results 1 to 12 of 12
Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By KenpoTex

Thread: Safe Carry Walther PPS

  1. #1
    New Member Array major payne's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    north carolina
    Posts
    3

    Safe Carry Walther PPS

    Ijust purchased walther pps and was wondering if it is safe to carry with a round in the chamber and cocked since there is no trigger safety except for the trigger tab. What is the chance of accidental discharge during cc ?

  2. Remove Ads

  3. #2
    Senior Member Array BeefyBeefo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    CO
    Posts
    954
    It's as safe as you are...


  4. #3
    VIP Member Array KenpoTex's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    SW Missouri
    Posts
    2,193
    Quote Originally Posted by major payne View Post
    Ijust purchased walther pps and was wondering if it is safe to carry with a round in the chamber and cocked since there is no trigger safety except for the trigger tab. What is the chance of accidental discharge during cc ?
    It is perfectly safe if you carry in a holster that covers the trigger guard and keep your finger off the trigger until you've made the decision to fire.

    There is zero chance of an accidental discharge...only a negligent discharge.
    baren likes this.
    "Being a predator isn't always comfortable but the only other option is to be prey. That is not an acceptable option." ~Phil Messina

    If you carry in Condition 3, you have two empty chambers. One in the weapon...the other between your ears.

    Matt K.

  5. #4
    Moderator
    Array RETSUPT99's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Central Florida
    Posts
    44,417
    Quote Originally Posted by BeefyBeefo View Post
    It's as safe as you are...

    Actually? ...safer than you are...
    The last Blood Moon Tetrad for this millennium starts in April 2014 and ends in September 2015...according to NASA.

    ***********************************
    Certified Glock Armorer
    NRA Life Member[/B]

  6. #5
    VIP Member Array frankmako's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    Parts Unknown
    Posts
    3,817
    discharge only if you pull the trigger. use a holster that cover the trigger.
    An armed man is a citizen. An unarmed man is a subject.

    Red State State of Mind

  7. #6
    Member Array chickdiver's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    147
    Been carrying one daily for upwards of 6 moths, always chambered, no problems. As others have said, get a good holster.
    A girl can never have too much jewelry or too much weaponry.

    - Princess Meredith NicEssus

  8. #7
    Lead Moderator
    Array rocky's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    MI
    Posts
    15,820
    As said a good holster to cover the trigger is the best way to safeguard against AD. Even in the pocket use holster.
    "In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock." Thomas Jefferson


    Nemo Me Impune Lacesset

  9. #8
    VIP Member
    Array archer51's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    VA
    Posts
    21,085
    Let me echo what everyone else have said, get a good quality jolster that covers the trigger guard, and keep your finger away from the trigger until your ready to shoot.
    Freedom doesn't come free. It is bought and paid for by the lives and blood of our men and women in uniform.

    USAF Retired
    NRA Life Member

  10. #9
    Distinguished Member Array AKsrule's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Pennsylvania
    Posts
    1,387
    Quote Originally Posted by major payne View Post
    Ijust purchased walther pps and was wondering if it is safe to carry with a round in the chamber and cocked since there is no trigger safety except for the trigger tab. What is the chance of accidental discharge during cc ?
    You are misinformed......

    (from the Walther website )

    Walther

    In 9mm or .40S&W, the PPS has several notable features aimed at better fit and safe performance in its narrow dimensions. From your choice of perfect-fitting backstrap (small or large) to our patented QuickSafe™ innovation, no one packs in the power and features like Walther:

    * Ambidextrous Magazine Release
    * Two Magazine Sizes (Third Optional)
    * Loaded Chamber & Cocking Indicators
    * Small & Large Backstrap
    * Trigger Safety
    * Internal Striker Safety

    * Walther QuickSafe™ Safety

    -------
    -SIG , it's What's for Dinner-

    know your rights!
    http://www.handgunlaw.us

    "If I walk in the woods, I feel much more comfortable carrying a gun. What if you meet a bear in the woods that's going to attack you? You shoot it."
    {Bernhard Goetz}

  11. #10
    Member Array glock45's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    florida
    Posts
    384
    Glocks are the same. Make sure you have a quality holster with good retention. I minimize reholstering because that step is where you need to be more careful, you don't want anything to snag on the trigger while reholstering.

    I holster the gun in the morning and then I put the rig on. At night, I remove the rig and place it in the nightstand. Next day, the same thing without getting the gun out of the holster.

    When I have to reholster, I just do it at an angle. Always be aware of what you are doing and you should never have an ND. Always point in a safe direction and if you ever are careless enough to have an ND, hopefully there will be no consequences.

  12. #11
    Member Array rcsnpr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    NPR Florida
    Posts
    259
    I want the pps 40. I will carry with 1 in the chamber. I have an xd40 and a keltec pf9 I carry both with one in the tube. When I Holster or ReHolster the Keltec I keep my thumb over the hammer, if I feel the hammer moving I know I snagged the trigger And I will stop. As with the xd40 I don't depress the grip safety for the same reason. The PPS striker is different from the XD. The PPS striker moves back as trigger is pulled. I will treat it like the Keltecs hammer.
    Just my simple thoughts.
    Heres the Glock Cop that snagged the Glock Block.
    YouTube - DEA AGENT SHOOTS OWN FOOT

  13. #12
    Member Array slowmo44's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Southeast Michigan
    Posts
    35
    Just ordered a 9mm PPS today (the shop sold the last one last week). I is perfectly as long as you "keep your booger hook off the bang-bang switch."

Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. Anyone here carry a Walther P99?
    By 1911luver in forum Defensive Carry Guns
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: June 19th, 2010, 10:55 AM
  2. Anybody Carry the Walther PPS?
    By ColdDeadHand in forum Defensive Carry Guns
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: June 24th, 2009, 08:44 AM
  3. Walther P99 OK to carry cocked??
    By Mass-Diver in forum Defensive Carry Guns
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: November 17th, 2006, 02:57 PM
  4. I now carry My Walther P-88.
    By TWO GUNS in forum Defensive Carry Guns
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: May 15th, 2006, 11:07 PM
  5. Does anyone out there carry a Walther P88?
    By TWO GUNS in forum Defensive Carry Guns
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: April 16th, 2006, 10:15 AM

Search tags for this page

safety on walther pps
,
walther pps 40 safety
,
walther pps accidental discharge
,
walther pps carry
,
walther pps no safety
,

walther pps safety

,
walther pps safety features
,
walther pps trigger safety
,
walther quick safe
,
walther quicksafe
,
walther quicksafe safety
,
walther trigger safety
Click on a term to search for related topics.