Originally Posted by krisspy
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.
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.