New Member & New P64

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New Member & New P64

Post by Retiredmajor » November 25th, 2011, 6:00 pm

Hi everyone. I just joined the forum here and also just received my new P64 today. I've been lurking and learning up until now (I'll keep learning) but thought I'd join the forum. I bought my P64 on Gunbroker. It's new, unissued and looks great. Not a mark on it! I'm something of a collector and really liked my Bulgarian Makarov. I'd been reading about these and they piqued my interest. I like the all steel, small size and the 9X18 round.

The double action trigger pull is pretty hard and the single action is very light. I may look into buying the trigger springs, but I want to shoot it first. I'll carry it, and I like the idea of a long double action pull as I'll probably carry with the hammer decocked and the safety off.

I'm a fan of the Don Hume JIT slide holsters and I read here that the Don Hume #18 for the Walther PPK fits the P64 perfectly. Can someone who own one confirm that?

Anyway...I just wanted to introduce myself and say hi. I look forward to learning more.

Major

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Re: New Member & New P64

Post by Curly1 » November 25th, 2011, 6:05 pm

Welcome to the forum Major.

I would review this thread before deciding on carry with the safety off.

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Re: New Member & New P64

Post by juniustaylor » November 25th, 2011, 8:28 pm

Major, it appears the JIT 59 and 42 fit the P-64 well. See here...
http://p64resource.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=4401

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Re: New Member & New P64

Post by Docmow1 » November 26th, 2011, 6:50 am

Major,

Welcome to P64 ownership and the Forum.

The spring issue is interesting. I have two 64s and changed off the springs on one. It makes a big difference, but for some reason I like the challenge of the original springs at the range. Now, if I was in a life or death situation....I'd like to be able to count on my first trigger pull!

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Re: New Member & New P64

Post by papabear » November 26th, 2011, 4:30 pm

Major,

Image aboard, glad to have you with us.

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Re: New Member & New P64

Post by The Only Sarge » November 26th, 2011, 5:28 pm

Welcome to the forum.

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Re: New Member & New P64

Post by msglaigaie » December 5th, 2011, 3:42 pm

Hello Major, I use an uncle Mikes tactical for my P64. The thumb strap is adjustable and I carry FBI style. (four o'clock on the belt w/15 degree cant fwd) It has good adjustable retention on both weapon and your belt. They come in leather or synth, your call. Also I hear good things about the fit of the Fobus SG3. I wear kydex when I carry my P series Ruger.
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Re: New Member & New P64

Post by Retiredmajor » December 14th, 2011, 10:13 pm

Thought I'd give an update. I bought a set of Marschal grips from someone here. They look great and really dress up the gun. They are reddish in color and really nice. I also bought a Don Hume JIT slide holster for the Walther PPK in saddle brown. The P64 fits perfectly in it and the saddle brown holster looks great with the red Marschal grips. So, the adventure continues......

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