Traded up in firepower.

Traded up in firepower.

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    Traded up in firepower.

    I just traded my Walther PPK .380 in and picked up a Walther PPS in 9mm. I figued a little more firepower can't be a bad thing....

    It's amazing how thin and light this gun is. Should make a great carry gun.
    No one ever said it'd be easy.


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    Nice looking gun. More fire power is defintely not a bad thing. Enjoy!

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    That's a nice gun. And wise decision regarding the upgrade in firepower. Nine is the minimum I will carry and I feel even better with 40 caliber.
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    Smart move! I'd never trust a .380 for SD. Better than nothing but not enough power for me. Nice choice on the pistol also.

    Congrats. You can now carry with a potent round though I'm a .357 kinda guy.
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    Yah, plus its a lot easier to find 9mm than it is to find .380

    Nice trade, and a sharp looking gun as well. Congratulations
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    Good Trade... With today's small 9mm's there's really not much reason to have a .380 anymore...

    Congrats!
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    Is the hinged part at the bottom of the trigger guard the mag release?
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    Congrats on the new pistol... Good lookin 9mm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TX-JB View Post
    Is the hinged part at the bottom of the trigger guard the mag release?
    Yup thats how they work. Kinda like the USPs or other HK's. Wish my P2000 had that big of a release, but that is being worked on as we speak!

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    Nice trade. I'm a .40 man myself these days, but I'd have no trouble carrying & trusting the 9mm round if I still had a 9mm pistol. I think you definitely got the better end of that trade there.
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    Congrats on your trade...a man's gotta' do what a man's gotta do.
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    those are great guns... that is the first Walther that I would consider buying.
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    I purchased a PPS 9mm last year I like it so well that I purchased a Comptac Minotaur, that makes a great carry combo.

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    Nice looking little gun. With the slim grip, it might prove to have a bite into your palm for the recoil, but if you REALLY need it, you won't notice this. If I carry a nine, I tend to stay with a high capacity and keep the issues of concealment in the holster selection. Going smaller sacrifices capacity and range. I personally would rather have a bigger round, like a 45. Or a more comfy grip surface like a 38 snub. That's more naturally "point-able" for me.
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    The Walther 9's are growing on me.....somebody stop me!!!

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