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Old 12-06-2012, 16:31   #30
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Originally Posted by krisspy View Post
I've heard this many times, but I don't get it. Granted, I have never fired a PPK, but how could the .380 recoil be that heavy in an all-steel pistol? My Bersa Thunder 380's recoil is very light, much less than even a Glock 19.
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Originally Posted by Pier23 View Post
The PPK series has a perceived sharp recoil due to its slim grip. No rubber buffering handgrip, it is pretty old-school. In truth, the PPK series is pretty gentle.
You also need to add in the blow back action, and heavy (for the caliber) recoil spring required to work with an action that has no lockup / delayed opening.
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