Carl Walther GmbH Designed 1988 Manufacturer Carl Walther GmbH Produced 1988–1996 Variants P88 Compact, P88 Champion, P88 Sport Specifications Weight 568 g (20.0 oz) Length P88: 187 mm (7.4 in) P88 Compact: 181 Technik der Walther P88 Schreckschusspistole & Gaspistole Die halbautomatische Schreckschusspistole Walther P88 hat eine Gesamtlänge von 182 mm, davon misst der Lauf 100 mm. Was produced 1993 to 2000, it was a sporting variant of the Compact model with a 101 mm long barrel. That’s a great collection. If you ever have another $750-$900 to spare check out the P88 Compact. The Walther P88 is highly prized among collectors and sport shooters due to its superb accuracy (1.5 to 2 inch groups at 25 yards) and high-quality construction. Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Dragonfly, Jul 12, 2019. While the style is similar, the controls are considerably different and the gun feels quite a bit different in hand. All of these guns were more compact than the P88 and at least in the SIG, probably cheaper and just as effective. The WALTHER automatic pistol P 88 cal. Jeho rozměry a hmotnost ale byly zmenšeny jen nepatrně, zatímco vypouštění kohoutu z napnuté polohy ( dnes oblíbený decocking ) nahradila „ PP/ČZ – kombinace “ páčkové pojistky s vypouštěním kohoutu a konvenční záchyt kohoutu. ワルサーP88(独:Walther P88)は、1988年にワルサー社が発表した新型ダブルアクション自動拳銃である。 本銃はP38以来続いていたプロップアップ方式を廃し、ブローニングタイプの銃身閉鎖機構(ショートリコイル)を取り入れ全く新しい設計により開発された。 Its features are immediate first-shot potential, optimal The closing spring no longer consisted of just one solid wire, but of three thinner individual wires twisted together. With a comparable cross-section, these stranded springs have a somewhat smaller spring constant due to the lower edge stresses, which counteracts material fatigue. The designation “88” was chosen when the civilian marketing began in 1986/1987 in view of the 50th anniversary of the legendary Walther P38. überzeugt die Pistole durch die einfache Bedienung und hohe Magazinkapazität. The couple I was allowed to click were VERY smooth. Der Listenpreis einer USP lag Ende 1992 bei ca. Walther P88 cal. After the Bundeswehr had initially rejected the Walther P88, the "Compact" was subsequently submitted during the follow-up pistol trials which lasted until 1993. La Walther P88 es una pistola semiautomática desarrollada por la empresa Walther de Alemania en 1988, de ahí el nombre del modelo P88. Trotzdem liegt die P88 sehr angenehm in der Hand. There was a significant technical change in the safety system: Instead of the single operating lever and the 4 automatically acting safety devices, a "manual" safety device was again integrated in the slide. A Walther P88 Compact pisztoly alakja valószínűleg mindenkinek ismerős lehet, aki valamennyire is otthonos a hazai fegyverpiacon, hiszen ilyen formájú légpisztolyból (CP88), illetve gáz-riasztó pisztolyból rengeteg talált gazdára az utóbbi években. The Walther P88 is a semiautomatic pistol developed by the Walther company of Germany in 1988,1 hence the model name P88. I love mine, it is my most accurate pistol. Nel 1996 la produzione di quest'arma fu interrotta a favore della Walther P88 Compact, un po' più leggera, più piccola e anche più economica da produrre. Although The High Road has attempted to provide accurate information on the forum, The High Road assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information. Congrats on your new P88, Doc. [citation needed], Walther's successor to the P88 was the Walther P99, designed in 1994 and introduced in 1997, with production starting on the same year. It was a very nicely made gun, but when WALTHER brought out the P88 Compact, the went with a conventional, slide mounted decocker. The production of the P88 Compact - the slightly lighter and smaller, which was also cheaper to manufacture - variant continued up until year 2000. Characteristics – Data for P88 (for P88 Compact in parenthesises Im Kaliber 9mm P.A.K. Maybe I should try one to see what they’re all about. Walther P88 Compact (note slide mounted safety instead of frame mounted decocker of the early P88). These include the Walther CP 88 and Umarex's CP99. La Walther P88 es muy apreciada entre los coleccionistas y tiradores deportivos debido a su excelente precisión y su alta calidad. All information is provided "as is" with all faults without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. 9 mm P.A.K. The P99 addressed various problems of P88 and went on to become a much more successful handgun product. 19% MwSt. Die Walther P88 gehörte zu den ersten "Wondernines" mit großer Magazinkapazität und beidseitiger Sicherung. The Walther P88 is a semiautomatic pistol developed by the Walther company of Germany. [5] Ultimately, the Beretta 92F (92SB-F) would be chosen as the M9 pistol. Двумя годами ранее, в 1994 году, ему на смену пришел пистолет Walther P88 Compact, как следует из названия, отличающейся меньшими габаритами и массой, а … Ausführliches Review der Walther P88 Compact Schreckschusspistole von Umarex im Kaliber 9mm PAK. (You must log in or sign up to reply here.). Compact variant lost to Heckler & Koch's P8, which was a slightly modified USP with regard to barrel bearings, manual safety and magazine design. The already very good hand position with the standard plastic handle scales can be further optimized with the somewhat larger wooden handle scales. I was pretty disappointed since I really was looking forward to the pistol. W 1994 roku do oferty handlowej wszedł Walther P88 Compact Both the standard and compact models are fully ambidextrous with the exception of the compact's slide stop/release. W stosunku do innych popularnych pistoletów, P88 był sporo droższy. The Walther P88 also took part in the 1990 Bundeswehr pistol tests held by WTD91 military technical department. P88 Compact was llighter and a bit smaller with only minor differences. In diesem Video zeige ich euch die Walther P88 Schreckschusspistole. Mit einem Gewicht von 960g ist die Schreckschusswaffe auch ein idealer Begleiter für den Selbstschutz. Walther Firearms and Accessories, Earl's Repair Service Inc. 2414 Pulaski-Giles Turnpike Pearisburg, VA. 24134 Phone 540-921-0184 Fax: 540-921-0183 Hours M-Th 8:00-6:30 Eastern Closed Fridays E-mail P99 Vs. P88 Compact 1 2 Page 2 of 2 Christian CO2air Member Posts 12,852 Images 8 Lexicon Articles 8 Home Town von da! Im Jahr 2000 wurde dann auch die Produktion der Walther P88 „Compact“ nach ca. Its a different gun. Kaufberatung Walther P99 oder P88 Campact Nov 28th 2003, 2:09pm Hi @all, bin echt froh, dass es dieses Forum gibt. Also, the P88 failed the dropping tests, with the rear target sights popping off and the pistols frames cracking from 7000 rounds of sustained fire. As with the Walther P38, Walther PP and Walther PPK, this safety device also works again as a release device for the hammer. [8] Pricing also played a heavy part in P88 Compact not being chosen. Walther war damit ein Meilenstein in der Entwicklung moderner Selbstladepistolen gelungen. The locking system corresponds to the "Compact"'s, but the pull trigger (DA) was omitted. I say that being fortunate enough to own examples of all the finest handguns from around the world. Walther P88. 9 mm x 19 Parabellum was developed according to the latest knowledge for military and police purposes as well as for self-defence. The trigger is released after an advance of 3.3 mm. Mit der P88 hat Walther einen Meilenstein in der Entwicklung moderner Selbstladepistolen und der Waffengeschichte gesetzt. The list price of a USP was around 1000 DM at the end of 1992; that of a Walther P88 “Compact” at just under DM 1800.[9]. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Walther P88 Compact, uvedený na trh v roce 1996, měl odstranit výše zmíněné „nedostatky“ velkého modelu. Thanks for sharing that. In 2000, the production of the Walther P88 "Compact" was stopped after approx. The coordinated Browning-Petter system of the Walther P88 was retained. I tak, był droższy o 250 DM od Beretty 92, o 500 DM od Glock'a i prawie 1000 DM od CZ75. To save weight, the handle is made of duralumin. Wonder if yours will smooth up. The sales of the standard model started in 1988 for the 50th anniversary of the legendary Walther P38. You won't find a finer handgun than a Sig P210 built between about 1965 and 1982. Walther P88 Schreckschusspistole / 9mm P.A.K.-inkl. The GERMANS had a competition with WALTHER submitting the P5, H&K the P7 and SIG the 225. 1 of the Walther P88) with the purely form-fitting firing pin lock. La Walther P88 è stata una pistola semiautomatica sviluppata dalla compagnia tedesca Walther, nel 1988, da cui il nome del modello P88. Walther P88 disassembled into major parts. [4][1] The P88 also failed both the wet and dry mud tests. In fact, the P88 compact was actually the P88's replacement when the original was discontinued in 1996. 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In 1997, year after standard model was discontinued, Carl Walther GmbH introduced the P88's successor, the Walther P99 to markets. 50 Platzpatronen " shoot-club "- Als die US-Army 1981 ihre Ausschreibung für eine neue Ordonnanzpistole startete, sollte der Colt 1911 durch eine Dienstpistole im NATO Standard Kaliber 9x 19mm (9mm … In 1996, Walther discontinued the standard version. I don’t know why but the P210 series of pistols doesn’t really appeal to me...it’s weird because I know that they are absolutely top-tier pistols but I can’t generate much interest in them. With the P88, Walther had the intention of being able to offer the German armed forces an adequate successor for the aging Walther P1. Konnte mir daher schon mal einen großen Überblick verschaffen. Dabei gehe ich auf den Aufbau, die Funktionalität und die Bedienung ein. The automatically acting, non-positive vertical barrier safety device (No. Anyway, the P88 Compact is not just a smaller version of the P88. Go for a -6 or -5 for the full experience. The manual, force-neutral securing was retained. Again, it was rejected due to a lack of manual safety.[6][7]. The standard P88 was heavily criticised for being bulky, heavy and expensive; the Compact solved some of these issues. The Walther P88 is highly prized among collectors and sport shooters due to its accuracy (40 to 50 mm [1.5 to 2 in] groups at 20 m [25 yd]) and high-quality construction. You owe yourself to buy one. 10 N with Walther spring sets. Its main feature is a high-capacity double-stacked magazine designed for military and law enforcement use. P88 ‚Competition‘ 1000,- DM; der einer Walther P88 „Compact“ bei knapp 1800,- DM. In 1996, Walther discontinued the pistol in favour of the slightly lighter and smaller P88 Compact, which was also cheaper to manufacture. Walther P88's design has served as basis for various air pistols. The GERMANS had a competition with WALTHER submitting the P5, H&K the P7 and SIG the 225. Back in the 1990's, one of my fellow officers bought a P88. The reason for this was the police and military tenders, which just called for them. 7000 rein kommerziell vermarkteten Stück eingestellt. Firstly, it lacked the specified manual safety function. The “manual” safety supplemented the force-fit vertical barrier, automatically controlled by the trigger, with longitudinal locking of the firing pin (fuse no. Its main feature is a high-capacity double-stacked magazine designed for military and law enforcement use. 21 Aug 22nd 2006, 6:41am Hi, P88! The Walther P88 was entered for the third and final JSSAP XM9 pistol trials conducted in 1983 to 1984 with interruptions. That is a beautiful gun and a great write up. The Compact is lighter and a bit smaller with only minor differences. Neither The High Road nor any of its directors, members, managers, employees, agents, vendors, or suppliers will be liable for any direct, indirect, general, bodily injury, compensatory, special, punitive, consequential, or incidental damages including, without limitation, lost profits or revenues, costs of replacement goods, loss or damage to data arising out of the use or inability to use this forum or any services associated with this forum, or damages from the use of or reliance on the information present on this forum, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such damages. The pull-off resistance is 14 N as standard, but could be individually reduced to approx. Die Konstruktion ist äußerst robust, so dass sie stärksten Belastungen standhält. Walther was able to fall back on more than 50 years of experience with the dural grip of the Walther P1, which initially did not achieve the specified break and abrasion resistance. The P88 and P5 Series are my favorite Walthers of all time. All of these guns were more compact than the P88 and at least in the SIG, probably cheaper and just as effective. Walther P88 uses a modified Browning system, rather than Walther P38 (or P1)'s swing bolt lock. [11], The Walther P88 is highly prized among collectors and sport shooters due to its accuracy (40 to 50 mm [1.5 to 2 in] groups at 20 m [25 yd]) and high-quality construction. … The Walther P88 was mainly designed as a sidearm for military and law enforcement use. I had a chance to pick up nice P5 not that long ago but the seller dropped and damaged it before shipping...at least he let me back out of the deal. He was left handed and bought it as a replacement for his SIG 226, which he liked, but had trouble, as the SIG was not ambidextrous, like the WALTHER. Diesen Artikel erhalten Sie exklusiv in unseren Filialen. Die Schreckschusspistole Walther P88 kaufen Sie preiswert in unserem Walther Gaspistolen-Shop. 7000 purely commercial units were produced. The reasons for this were that with this type of breech and the barrel bearing specially refined by Walther for the P88, a higher shot precision, a narrower breech structure and simplified production could be achieved. - Nickel Frei ab 18 Jahren Standard Feuerwerk vs. 15 mm Pyrotechnik (funny) (1:51 min) 219,90 € inkl. The trigger stop was still adjustable by means of an adjustable grub screw, as with the utility models of the Walther P88.[10]. During the trials, the Walther P88 ended up being eliminated from consideration for not meeting a handful of the 72 “must” conditions. Wow! The cost was really too high to be competitive and the gun was too large for some departments. [12] The production of the standard model P88 was terminated year prior, in 1996. 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