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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 ?
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If you carry in Condition 3, you have two empty chambers. One in the weapon...the other between your ears.
discharge only if you pull the trigger. use a holster that cover the trigger.
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Been carrying one daily for upwards of 6 moths, always chambered, no problems. As others have said, get a good holster.
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As said a good holster to cover the trigger is the best way to safeguard against AD. Even in the pocket use holster.
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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.
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(from the Walther website )
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
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"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."
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.
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.
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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."