Talk:Walther PP Pistol Series
- Surprisingly, this image, used throughout the site, isn't listed on the PP series Main page, or here in the Talk page. So, I'll post it here. Being that it was uploaded by MPM, and given it's appearance, I figure it's a screen-used weapon, but I don't really know - perhaps someone can enlighten me. StanTheMan 20:15, 18 September 2010 (UTC)
I looked up the Walther PPK on the Long Mountain Outfitters and it turns out that the one pictured above is the screen gun used by Sean Connery AND Roger Moore as James Bond. Here's the picture of it they had on the site: User:jackbel
How common are the .22 and .25 versions of this weapon? I ask because it seems the only versions one ever sees are the .32 and .380 models.
Is the Walter PPK a good gun or just iconic?
I'm rather curious about the answer to the question the anonymous user put above. Would you guys still consider a PPK a useful concealed personal defense weapon? seems like today a spy would want something like a Walther PPS or a SIG P239 which are pretty small and use 9mm rounds instead -- Mdw 14:53, 25 May 2011 (CDT)
In the novels, the PPK was never intended to be the main weapon. It was intended to be a small light pistol that Agents could easily conceal, and carry around in case of trouble. If they were knowingly heading into a hazardous situation, then they would carry a larger weapon in a heavier caliber. Even though the PPK was available in .380 acp back then, they still preferred the .32 acp. Bullet placement was considered more important, and the .32 is easier to fire in a small pistol. --Krel 20:58, 25 May 2011 (CDT)
In the first James bond film, James is given a Walther PPK and told that it 'accepts a Brausch suppressor like a duck to water'. What are Brausch suppressors? I've searched the internet and I cannot find either a website or a place to buy them. Do they even exist? Were they better than the normal suppressors of the day? Please help.
- I have no idea if "Brausch" is fictional or not..I do believe James Bond uses a FN Browning silencer in the movie though. Dudster32 11:46, 22 August 2012 (CDT)
Err, may I ask if there is any good reason why the PPQ is listed on this page? Considering its a variant of the P99QA and shares NO characteristics with the PP/PPK series of pistols in any way rather then it being a Walther and having a similar naming convention. In my opinion it should be moved to the P99 page as a sub category, or perhaps even givens its own page. ---ChrisJ- CONTRIBUTIONS 15:34, 8 July 2013 (EDT)