Umarex Walther PPS M2 Blowback CO2 BB Pistol Table Top Review

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Type: Blowback CO2 BB Pistol.
Manufacturer: Distributed by Umarex.
Model: Walther PPS M2.
Materials: Metal & Polymer.
Weight: 1.25 pounds (567 grams).
Barrel: 3.34 inches, metal non-rifled.
Propulsion: CO2 x 1.
Action: Semi auto single action only trigger.
Ammunition Type: 4.5mm steel BB's.
Ammunition Capacity: 18 round drop out metal stick magazine.
FPS: Claimed 340.

Trigger Pull: The trigger pull on the Umarex Walther PPS M2 Blowback CO2 BB Pistol is single action only so you will need to rack the slide before you can fire off the first shot. The trigger reset does not change even when cocked so there is a fair amount of take-up but it is very light right up until the release where you then feel the actual trigger pull. The release weight is fairly light.

Accuracy: At this point I have not shot the Umarex Walther PPS M2 Blowback CO2 BB Pistol but I have shot the original Umarex Walther PPS and it did fairly well getting a 2 inch grouping with one of my 10 shot strings. I was also able to get around 370 fps results when testing the original Umarex Walther PPS with my Chronograph. Hopefully the new updated Umarex Walther PPS M2 Blowback CO2 BB Pistol will perform equally as well?

Build Quality: The Umarex Walther PPS M2 Blowback CO2 BB Pistol is not super heavy but because of its small size it does feel solid in the hand. Fit and finish are both good and you will find metal parts in all the right places like the slide, trigger, barrel, magazine, slide catch release and lost of other metal parts internally.

Realism: The Umarex Walther PPS M2 Blowback CO2 BB Pistol is a really good replica when compared to the real steel version. For the most part it is really hard to tell them apart just looking at them. One difference is the trigger, you will find a trigger safety on the real steel version versus no trigger safety on the BB firing airgun. I am not talking about the cross bolt safety here as this is also unique to the Airgun version and not on the real still pistol.
Available From: The Replica Airguns Store.

Pros:

  • A lot like the previous version PPS but more modern looking with smoother edges.

  • Nice overall believable replica of the real steal Walther PPS.

  • Fully Walther licensed via Umarex.

  • Easy to use and see white dot sights front and back.

  • Great small size weight and feel to it.

  • Working slide catch and release locks back after last shot.

  • Fit and finish is good.

  • Smart built in Allen key/spring system.

  • Stick mag but the butt plate hides the CO2 screw nicely.

  • Recessed barrel looks the part.

  • Expect decent blowback feel since it has a heavier slide spring than the previous PPS and that version even had decent blowback recoil for its size.

Cons:

  • Not field strip-able.

  • Only partial blowback action with stick magazine.

  • Comes in clam shall packaging and has ugly warning instructions on slide.

Comments:

I like the format of these small compact conceal cary gun like the ASG Bersa BP9CC, of course the first generation Umarex Walther PPS Blowback and now the new Umarex Walther PPS M2. Small sized compact guns like the Umarex Walther PPS M2 here in Canada are considered Prohibited making them off limits for most Canadians even with valid Restricted handgun licenses so the BB firing version many be as close as you are going to get to owning a prohibited pistol here in Canada. I look forward to putting the Umarex Walther PPS M2 Blowback CO2 BB Pistol though its paces when I do my official Field Test Shooting video here in the Airgun Sea Can Shooting Range.

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