Copyright © 2003 - 2020 BudsGunShop.com. Your email address will not be published. That’s less expensive than the $1,500 Q5 Steel Match, which is a great competition gun due to the weight added by the steel frame but hardly a CCW pistol. Select the Walther firearm that best fits your needs.
The Quick Defense Trigger is set with a nice and easy 5.6-lb pull with a notably short 0.4” travel. Breaking boundaries and shattering expectations. Your email address will not be published. Standard PPQ holsters may not accommodate the plate.
Moreover, it should have some sort of forward thumb rest built into the frame. A modern work of art in its own right, the slide is outfitted with features previously found only on custom handguns. You better be darn careful racking the slide on one of those or you will tear your hand to ribbons. I put a Thumb Rest, a BT Extended Guide Rod, and a Venom on mine. All Handguns subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. The finger grooves are subtle. Toss in the match grade barrel and I think the gun is priced in the right spot. If you’re looking for an advantage in the production division of your competitive matches—and/or—if you’re looking to build an optic-equipped race gun, I think you could do a lot worse than the Walther Q5 Match. It is reversible so that lefties can have that option. Even better with the multi-red-dot-optic options.
The first time you pick one up it may feel unbalanced, but that typically goes away once you load the firearm. Example : https://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/product_info.php/products_id/722037271/ppq+m2+%7c+full+size ----------- You can lookup all QP Discount Models here : https://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/index.php/cPath/1799/Qualified+Professional+Discounts. For this reason after seeing an article in the Rifleman last month, I decided to replace my Glock with this. The Smith & Wesson Model 13 revolver was a combat classic back in the day. However, behind the scenes, you’ll find a 5” barrel with polygonal rifling and a steep chamber for enhanced accuracy and consistent feeding.
The Q5 Match is a formidable production competition gun right out of the box, with its ported-for-reduced-weight slide, long sight radius, and fully adjustable iron sights. CAPACITY: All Rights Reserved.
Full disclosure: I’m a Walther fanboy. The pistol includes mounting plates for Trijicon® RMR, Leupold® Delta Point, and Docter Optics sights. If you have a PPQ and are ready to upgrade to the Q5, bear in mind that your holster may not accommodate the mounted optic. No issues, just mag after mag of flawless fun. Three 15-rounders are included. The Q5 Match is specifically made for competitive shooting. The iconic Walther PPK/S is back, and now it is made in the USA. Enter the Walther PPQ Q5 Match – everything that the 5” PPQ has always been and oh so much more! In the case of the PPQ Q5 Match, in order to take off enough material to properly sink the mounting plates, the striker channel was actually exposed. The grip texture, however, is somewhat lacking in my opinion.
With the new Q5 Match Steel Frame pistol just released, the question may be what is the purpose now of this gun? Somewhat surprising, I think, is the fact that the Q5 Match has something of a meager capacity, at 15 rounds in the magazine.
It was almost exactly five years ago that I wrote my first gun review for GunsAmerica (gently wipes away a tear…). Cons You can use our Live Chat if you have any questions about the item you just added to your shopping cart. The Walther® Q5 Match Semi-Auto Pistol comes with a cutout slide for mounting a reflex sight. The model I used had only the iron sights, but I would really like to shoot this one with an RMR mounted. There can be found varying definitions for the word ergonomic, but I think “relating to or designed for efficiency and comfort of use in the intended environment,” sums it up nicely.
When the work was finished and the article and video were published, I asked Walther if I could send them a check instead of returning the gun. Lastly, the trigger is one of the best you’ll find on any striker-fired pistol. 5″ I purchased a Q5 Match within a few months of their introduction and use in IDPA/USPSA matches. This adjustability also provides access to the magazine and slide releases without shifting your hand. The new Ruger-57 looks to put a charge into the 5.7x28mm pistol market—and you know you want... With the introduction of the XD-M Elite line of pistols, Springfield Armory one-ups itself. Learn all about the Walther product line. Handguns editor Scott Rupp fires some Federal Punch .380 defensive handgun ammo into ballistics gel the range for a performance test run. And so, I begin my evaluation of this handgun with a conflicting mixture of enthusiastic expectations, and a sense of ‘how much better can it be?’. It’s likely too late now – but an industry standard mounting configuration would have been nice! Yes I used a viper on my q5 for over a year. To introduce the Q5 Match Upper Conversion Kit. Nevertheless, Walther has also made some remarkable strides into the competitive shooting community, including pistols, rifles, and airguns. Walther Q5 Match Champion pistool in 9x19mm met een 5" matchgrade loop.
Pistol, A fully adjustable rear sight and a fiber-optic front sight allow precision accuracy without a reflex sight installed. Here’s what I found. There are certain controls required on the outside of a handgun in order for the operator to effectively use it. The central point of the Q5 ergonomics is the fantastic trigger. Next came a Walther Q5 Match Steel Frame.
I don’t think I shoot anything better or more instinctively in a match as I do the PPQ, and for years I have doubted whether anything could possibly replace it. Designed for right and left-handed shooters, the Q5 Match features an ambidextrous slide stop and reversible button-style magazine release. A quick call to my go-to holster company, Multi Holsters solved that problem within a week and I was able to run and gun like I wanted to. It’s smooth and relatively short, but that extra quick reset is fantastic and really allows for some “quiet” hands when shooting. Between several 9mm Semis and a revolver, do I really need another 9mm?
Walther opted to mount the rear sight on the removable cover, meaning no co-witness option and no backup. I cannot comment on the functionality at this time as I have not fired it yet, But dealing with Bud’s was a smooth process. Sure, you can easily compete with a daily carry gun like the PPQ. Already a Team Buds member?
For reference, I am a 53 year old female.
De sportieve, opengewerkte slede valt meteen op. I couldn’t miss the grips on these guys since I’ve love Walther’s polymer grips, especially the models like these which come with interchangeable backstraps for a more custom feel and better handling. Let us know what you think in the comments section! TRIGGER TRAVEL: I also have Canik’s take on a match version of the P99 called the TP9SFx.