Shot my Walther PPS M2

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  1. Will Beararms

    Will Beararms Millennium Member

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    Shot 50 rounds of Federal 115 grain fmj and 12 rounds of Blazer aluminum cased 115 grain. Zero malfunctions. One Federal brass to the head.

    The trigger reset is excellent and the trigger pull is decent. The pistol is well made and functions flawlessly.

    Distance was 7 yards. Pistol is too small for my hands and I pull to the left. Once I slowed down and concentrated, my groups got better. It has some punch to it. I shot my normal carry——-HK P30S .40 with the large back strap insert and medium side panels. It’s a tack driver with easy recoil. It’s one of the few .40’s with an actual .40 frame and slide.

    Again the reset on the PPS M2 is outstanding. I need to run another 1,000 rounds through it to get comfortable with it.
     
  2. Ovid

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    Glad to hear you like M2, I've got a pair of M1s (9mm and .40) both excellent shooters.
     

  3. Will Beararms

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    I just need to spend more time with it.
     
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    I've had one (PPS-M2) for a couple of years now.
    With the 8 round mag it feels almost like a full size in my XL mitts.
    Until the trigger press is mastered, hitting left is common for a rightie shooting a striker-fired pistol.

    PPS-M2 is one of the best single-stacks on the market.
    It's like a Glock with better ergos.
     
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    I bought a pps gen.1 many moons ago. use 3 7rd. Mags. And a Vedders IWB . great carry set up.
     
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    Yeah, Walther understands how to make a grip that fits the human hand.

    One of the best features of the PPS M2 is the "cocking indicator" that sticks out the back of the slide. Put your thumb on that puppy when reholstering.
     
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    Very cool :cool:

    Thanks for the report.
     
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    Yep. When I quit using my pectorals to support the pistol and started using my back muscles and slowly squeezed the trigger, things got better. I’ve never shot a sub-compact 9 until yesterday. It has some buck to it —-no bad but you cannot cheat on grio and stance.
     
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    Also.......
    The sights on the PPS are good and made of metal. Once again, I am reminded of how terrible Glock factory sights continue to be.
     
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    It's pretty nice
    I've got an M1 40, great carry pistol.
     
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    I have an M1 that I have been slowly making peace with / coming to an understanding. I love the size for carry, and for the price I couldn't say "no". It is definitely Minute of bad guy though at 7. I too have larger hands.

    I prefer the 8rd mags
     
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    PPS M2 is one of the most ergo pistols I've ever tried. Right up there with the P30 and 229 E2.
     
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    I have two PPS M2s. One with the factory Shield RMSc, the other plain iron sights.

    Yes, with such a small gun, I have to concentrate not to push shots off to the left. I find the 7 round mag to make it much more pleasant to shoot than the 6 rounder.

    The first PPS model was just too slab sided for me. This one fits my hand very well and feels much more comfortable / natural than the G43, Shield, XD & 365.

    Really a nice, practical little gun.
     
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    I tend to shoot the Walther PPS M2 i have better than many other guns i own. The night sights on my pistol look oversized on the gun, the big orange outline front sight is really easy to notice.
     
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    I picked up a PPS M2 LE a little over a year ago. Great shooter. I like it - but I also have a 43, 365, and a P365 XL. With all 4, I'm thinking about liquidating the PPS. I just don't shoot it anymore.