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Axle 10-16-2007 03:31 PM

walther p99
Anyone have any experience with the walther p99 ? I was checking one out the other day and it was nice enough that I might want to purchase

Jay 10-16-2007 06:59 PM

I have an S&W 99, which is the S&W version of the P99. The only difference is the P99 has a Walther slide and barrel.

It's a striker-fired weapon vs a hammer... has a de-cocker, and a cocked indicator, but NO safety.

DA/SA ... first round can be SA, or DA. Subsequent rounds are SA

Extremely easy to take down for cleaning without tools

not match guns, but plenty accurate for self defense.

light weight contributes to a bit more recoil, but it's not a serious difference.

Mine has been trouble free for over 3000 rounds

..... hope this helps...... :)

Bidah 10-17-2007 12:05 AM

They do come in different modes, such as DAO and QA, which is similar to the Glock/XD/M&P. I have also been itching to get one for a while, but I would like to try one out first. Of course finding one to try is a bit hard.


Z71 11-17-2007 05:53 PM

Walther P99 DAO
Two months ago I purchased a Walther P99 DAO. Trading it in on a Glock 19 next week. The DAO stands for dual action only which for this gun works poorly. The trigger pull is inconsistent, rough, and very long. It is also more pds than it needs to be. Because the pull is long one's finger will rub along the bottom gaurd every time. As a result accuracy suffers. With the slide removed one can pull the trigger and feel the roughness of the trigger mechanism and if pulled slowly will even lock.

The gun is a beautifully designed weapon and ergonomically well fitting. Unfortunately, the DAO is not on my to own list. One thing I did find is that my accuracy with other firearms greatly improved after shooting the DAO.


Seymour 12-13-2007 04:56 PM

Check out the New walther pps. Much better than the p99.

hillbilly 03-05-2008 03:25 AM

just ordered a new p99
i was wandering if anyone knows whether or not it will likely be a qa or as


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