Reviewed By: Andrew C on 08/04/2020
So far, I've enjoyed shooting this gun. The Walther ergonomics are great, and it has fired flawlessly. The magazines eject smoothly, and the trigger is smooth with a crisp break and a short reset. The paddle release is a little strange, and requires some getting used to. I already own a PPQ M2, and training the brain to switch between them is causing a little cognitive disidence, especially since I use the PPQ as a duty pistol. All in all, the P99 is a first class, if underrated firearm.
Reviewed By: Yuri M on 07/09/2020
First Polymer 9mm, and I love it, Fit and finish is great. Only things I would change (note this handgun was designed about 20 years ago), recoil guide rod is polymer, and hand grip is a little slick but I love the form. 3 sizes of interchangeable backstraps and 4 different polymer sights. For its price these things are easily modified or changed, but pistol is perfect as is really, unless you have trouble with the grip. If you do then there are multiple options as to remedy this. I ended up buying traction grips, but havent put them on because I have gotten used to the grip as is. If You like the way it looks you may love the way it feels and shoots. First upgrade would be sights though. Trigger is perfect.
Reviewed By: Dennis K on 05/29/2020
The next generation of a classic pistol.
I grew up with Pierce Brosnan playing James Bond, and I’ve always loved the P99. It arrived on time at my FFL, and in perfect condition, which I expected. The fit and finish are precisely the level of German quality you’d expect from Walther. I haven’t had a chance to take it to the range yet, but I’ve been doing a lot of dry fire practice with the trigger, which is certainly unique. After spending some time with the trigger, and getting used to the paddle magazine release, my 1911 feels like a caveman’s club. The interchangeable backstraps are a bit more difficult to swap out than on other pistols, but I don’t see that as an issue, as I plan to shoot it and figure out which one fits my hand best, and then throw a talon grip on it.
Additionally: If you’re looking to put a light on this pistol, I highly recommend the Streamlight TLR-7 A. It fits flush, and really fits well with the lines of the pistol... And if you don’t care about aesthetics, it’s a sweet 500 lumen light with a 1.5 hour runtime, and they really fixed the switches on the newer A model.
Reviewed By: David M on 05/12/2020
I am extremely happy with my purchase. For me, the P99 AS is a versatile size handgun and the ergonomics allow me a near perfect grip. Craftsmanship is A+, condition of the firearm was flawless. Safety features of the AS model provide the correct amount of security for my preferences and use case. Transaction and shipping was fast and the FFL transaction was also seamless. Overall the purchase was 100% as expected. Will definitely buy again from Buds. No question. I am now a proud member of the Buds and Walther families.
Reviewed By: Joseph H on 02/15/2020
Absolutely love it, have wanted a P99 for a while and finally found an FFL so I could get it. Shoots well, took it out with my Dad and we had no jamming issues.
Reviewed By: James B on 01/23/2020
Ease of purchase makes dealing with Bud’s very appealing. Product was just what I expected.
Reviewed By: Ali T on 12/23/2019
This Walther is awesome! I had wanted one ever since I first saw it on 'Tomorrow Never Dies'. This handgun is a unicorn which was extremely difficult for me to find at a reasonable price. Buds came through and had it in stock. I just picked it up today, put 150 rounds through it and no problems at all. I even purchased the Promag offered by Buds and it was a perfect fit and clears the mag well without issues. I love this gun and am extremely grateful Buds came through with price and available quantity! Thanks again Buds!
Reviewed By: Richard G on 10/19/2019
I deliberately chose to buy a lower cost weapon in order decide if I wanted to shoot 10mm.
The price was right & the reviews were substantially positive so I chose it.
The overall finish is quite good though there are visible tool marks that don’t affect the function.
Ive only fired 15 rounds and I encountered one fail to feed mid clip.
The trigger’s acceptable and the sights are basic.
If this was an all steel weapon I’d rate it lower but for the bucks I’ll say 5 points
Reviewed By: Curtis C on 09/24/2019
A terrific replacement for a G19. The grip fits the hand, the heavier "double action" is safer to carry. Good sights, and it shoots straight with less effort.
Reviewed By: Daniel A on 08/21/2019
An unsung hero among modern day firearms. It’s unique features is what appeals to shooters who are amazed by this firearm. A DA/SA striker firearm. Extremely accurate and reliable. It goes without saying when it’s a Walther.