Written on: 28/06/2012
I really like this gun, ive owned single shot pellet guns before but this is my first co2 cart. powered gun (although I have used them in the past) this one looks great, feels well made, and never misfires. it holds 8 rounds which can be shot off as quick as you can pull the trigger. only plastic i see on it is is the side grips that pop off for co2 change. reloading mechanism feels solid. don't really have anything bad to say about it, all around quality pellet gun. (read more)
Written on: 01/03/2012 by Chrisp99 (4 reviews written)
This is by far the best pistol umarex has to offer. Its pretty powerful at around 390 fps and its very accurate to! i can get a nice 1 1/2 inch group at around 10-15 metres. Its well built german quality and you can feel this when its in your hand. I like my compact pistols and i also own the cp99, But if i had to choose between any of the umarex range of pistols, The cp88 would be my first choice, The beretta 92f is quite similar in design but is a little bit more heavy and the 92f has a... (read more)
Written on: 19/01/2012 by bertylowe (1 review written)
I have 2 Walther CP88 pistols and the are excellent pistols, both have a 4inch barrells but one has a moderator fitted and although it does not make a lot of difference to the noise I find the extra barrell lenght makes this one more slightly more acurate. I have 2 extra magazines for each pistol and I get about 80 good shots from each pistol which is very good and although they are not acurate enough for competition shooting I love the feel and weight of the pistols and they are excellent... (read more)
Written on: 03/09/2011
I purchased this pistol s/h having put almost 5 tins of different pellets through its magazines in a couple of months its a very enjoyable pistol to hold and use it felt just right when I picked it up mine is a early black version a little more metal I think than the newer ones. I use it on single shot and find it quite accurate when the co2 is almost up then it is a bit as if you need to aim a far bit higher on target.easy co2 change,weight a tad heavier than the real thing, the biggest... (read more)
Written on: 25/05/2011
At first look i thought this gun looked a little pricey but its worth every single penny its made in germany extremely good quality ive dropped it 3 times and not even a scratch this is quite a heavy gun because of the all metal construction even the 8 roud magazines you recive with it is metal there is also many different versions of this gun ive just got the standard 4 inch standard grip gun although there is nickel and wooden grips different prices will be for different... (read more)
Written on: 28/01/2011 by Mark in Grimsby (10 reviews written)
The Walther CP88 is a nice heavyweight replica of the 9mm P88. Great fun for plinking in the garden or accurate enough for target shooting at up to 15m.Easy to load and change Co2 cartridge it is a quality item. There are far more powerful air pistols but not many as much fun to use as the CP88. Lots about and good used ones are easy to find, mine was £89 from a local dealer still in original case with Co2 and pellets. You just cant stop using it and its so hard to put down! (read more)
Written on: 11/09/2010
When I noticed the CP88 in a Gunshop window I asked in the Gunshop what the gun was and could I have a look at it. When I looked at the CP88 I noticed how well made it looked and how good it felt in my hand. I realised I could work on the trigger and enjoy shooting the CP88 and I paid £200 for it. The CP88 can be bought cheaper than I paid for mine but no anywhere local to me. Like other Co2 Pistols the CP88 shot high at my targets, even though I soon learned where to aim to hit the target... (read more)
Written on: 11/08/2010
I own the 4' blued Walther cp88 with walnut grips. It was the only pistol in the shop that felt correct in my hand. I have medium to small hands(5'9' 74kg). It has a nice solid well balanced weight, @95 metal construction(wood grips). Excellent power, especially at the start of a co2 canister, fairly loud too. I found some pellets a little long and would not work correctly in the rotating mags. I highly recommend Crossman premier domed. Very accurate, especially taking cocked single shots.... (read more)
Written on: 09/08/2010
This is a very well made pistol, accurate and simple to use.
The saftey catch is well placed, but was a little stiff when new.
The only problem is when the pistol is first loaded and the hammer is pulled back, the pistol does not always load fully and the hammer will not stay to the rear.
Otherwise, this is a very well made pistol and I would recommend before the Walther CP99 (read more)
Written on: 30/01/2010 by AdC123 (2 reviews written)
The Walther CP88 when new was great: had a good amount of power- would easily take down small vermin, good accuracy and was reliable. Due to excessive use and wear and tear, the teeth on the mags have worn down and is no longer semi-auto (this however could be soon resolved with new mags) and power seems to have considerably dropped even when a new cartridge is installed. Another gripe is the fact that the breech can stick. I am soon going to renew this pistol and will seriously consider... (read more)
Written on: 27/09/2009
The Walther CP88 is a lovely gun, rouged and reliable.
the teeth on the mag has worn a little, but it has been used excessively (read more)
Written on: 17/09/2009
Magazine a bit fiddly to load on the walther cp88, will not fire unless lined up precisely. Apart from that little niggle this is a very well made and reliable gun.
The balance and accuracy are spot on and if well maintained should give many years of happy recreational target shooting.
If you enjoy rapid shooting then spare magazines are a must unless you actually enjoy reloading them in the field every two minuets.
Written on: 08/02/2009
The Walther CP88 is a great fast action pistol , looks and shoots the part not as big as the other umarex co2 models on the market , best buy for practical pistol shoots, good shootability and fun factor the gun is a well made pistol. (read more)
Written on: 21/01/2009 by stevenling
The Walther CP88 is an exellent pistol very accurate feels nice beacuse of the weight fantastic value for money. I have the 4" version it will work on rabbits and pigeons all day long no problem, ive had my gun for 2 years now and i use it all the time and ive never had any faults with it. just a bit on the loud side but there is a silencer can be fitted (read more)
Written on: 29/12/2008 by PAUL ADAMS
Bought a cp99 and was not impressed with the plastic feel and also found that it pulled to the left so swapped it for cp88 and could not beleive the difference in quality cp88 is a heavier gun but feels great and is so much smoother than cp99. cp99 has cheap laser printing of model numbers and makers name , cp88 has these crisply stamped or machine cut which all adds to the quality look of this gun. (read more)
Written on: 29/12/2008 by GUN BOY (1 review written)
The CP-88 review
The walther CP-88 4" version is a marvellous piece of German engineering forget those who say it's a garage gun all though its very fun to use its more for the club it is a serious piece of kit very accurate the rolls Royce of pistols in my perspective and looks good with maple wood grips I recommend this pistol I give it 10/10 for multiple reasons. (read more)
Written on: 18/12/2008 by big will
I have owned several CO2 pistols over the past few years and I have to say that the CP88 is by far my favourite.
The feel, the looks, the accuracy and the quality manafacturing just all comes together so well. If you are looking to by a multi shot CO2 pistol then this is the one without a doubt. (read more)
Written on: 24/09/2008 by amitbhullar (1 review written)
I like this gun overall. I have the competition edition and it feels so real. great power and looks. There are no bad points that I have found (read more)
Written on: 09/08/2008
Look's like a real gun, and is very powerfull. Worth buying but it depend's what you will be using it for. I hate CO2 powerd gun's but the Walther CP88 is a fairly good gun. (read more)
Written on: 08/08/2008 by German Collector (4 reviews written)
This gun is excellent in every way. Many upgrades and accessories are available to increase power and accuracy and the quality is unmatched. Accessory rail, 4 to 6 inch barrel extension, match sights are available to upgrade or improve versatility.
Sometimes-sticky pellet breech release lever is easily fixed to smooth and perfect operation--if you have just 1 ounce of mechanical sense- by opening and easily removing the slide (1 screw on the front [this gun is made of just a few pieces of... (read more)
Written on: 04/08/2008 by 121mike212 (6 reviews written)
I love my cp 88. it was my first co2 pistol and when i bought it i paid extra for the wooden grips but that was worth i because the wood make the gun. Its such a joy to own with its fantastic build quality. (read more)
Written on: 04/02/2008 by jimbobinessex (5 reviews written)
I have mentioned above that this gun is not amazingly accurate...but I think it must be a problem with my Walther, as most other reviews highlight accuracy as one of its strongest points.
This gun is a true piece of German engineering - they havn't spared anything off. It is very heavy compared to other air pistols on the market, and is nearly 100% metal. (plastic parts being...slide release, grips, safety catch, sights)
I would certainly recommend this air weapon to any fun-gun shooter (read more)
Written on: 04/02/2008
this is a very good pistol.this is my second co2 pistol and i preffered this one 100%.i reguarly go hunting and the walther is quite capable of finishing off rabits,grouse and pheasants.overall this ia an exelent gun. (read more)
Written on: 14/01/2008 by weatherbyman
Nice gun. Good balance and feel especially with the wood grips. I did not care too much for the 4" version but the 6" remained a good bit more accurate.
This guns potential even with the poor factory trigger is tremendous in single action. I recently mounted a Walther "heads-up" scope and base combo and find that at 10M (33.2 ft) this pistol is highly accurate.
My best off-hand group was .79" at 10M freehand, slow single action for 8 shots. Not too bad for a factory pistol with little... (read more)
Written on: 06/11/2007 by Nightcrewman (1 review written)
This is my first CO2 gun I bought it second hand and it has never let me down, I am not the best shooter in the world but I can always get a very reasonable grouping at 10m. Accessories seem a bit pricey though.
I have given a 10/10 rating as I have never owned a CO2 pistol before and have nothing to compare with but for the price I paid I would imagine it would be hard to beat. Can't seem to find a user manual though, I could do with some tips on maintenance for the gun.
Overall I am more... (read more)
Written on: 07/10/2007 by stuoliver74 (9 reviews written)
For plinking and such this is a great gun, it's not the most precise pistol on the market but for the garden theres not much better. (read more)
Written on: 03/10/2007 by pfield69
This is my first co2 gun so I wasn't sure what to expect. I was torn between this and the Beretta, which in the end I decided was a little heavy.
Accuracy wise, its not too bad on new gas when shot slowly. I found I could get groups of 3cm at 10m with the first 32 rounds. After this the pellets tend to go where they want. If fired fast accuracy would be unacceptably wild after just 8 shots. You can see the pellets flying in every direction.
It is definitely not a target pistol but is great... (read more)
Written on: 22/09/2007 by Bucky06 (2 reviews written)
This was my second CO2 pistol. It is an impressive piece with the weight and feel of an original loaded Walther p88. I believe this pellet re-make is more popular than the old p88 ever was. It's one of the best CO2 pistols you can buy. It's loud and accurate within 2 inches at 30ft. The clip is a metal revolver type and accepts .177 pellets. The slide springs forward and you seat the pellet clip inside. After pulling the slide closed you have to manually lock it. This aspect is not... (read more)
Written on: 17/06/2007 by FunkyMonkey2000 (2 reviews written)
This is my first pistol, I'm very impressed. I went for the Nickel version with black grips. Did find the grips a little fiddly to put back at first, but a little reshaping of the clip and they are now fine. I think it is the best looking co2 pistol available.
Accurate, I have a 7m range and after some practice I can get all 8 shots in 3cm, and thats probably due to my skill that its not better.
Powerful enough for targets, have got a rabbit but took 2 shots and it was quite close range (3m... (read more)
Written on: 12/06/2007 by bobjbrown (34 reviews written)
I paid over the odds in my local gunsmith but online shopping makes this very good value and lots of fun.
Looks very good and very much like a firearm, so don't go waving it around unless you want to arouse unrequired interest from the local constabulary. (My neighbours were a bit concerned when I was setting up the sight in my back yard).
Comes in own carry case, well packed for transport and carrying. Handy space for 2 gas cans, 500 pellets and 2 magazines. (read more)
Written on: 25/05/2007 by Sacko0709 (6 reviews written)
Not exactly for hunting but will finish many things off. 8 shots are handy if its a killer pigeon which we had last week it must of been pumped on steroids or something it just wouldn't drop and was from no more than 5 yards away but normally does the trick) in a snap shot the guns accurate nice and weighty powerful looks real unlike most quick semi automatic 8 shot real plastic clips are a bit awkward but every gun has its fault how ever this can be cured with £15 and buy the real wood... (read more)
Written on: 17/05/2007 by Sacko0709 (6 reviews written)
My Favorite pistol I've used about 5 pistols such as the Crosman c40, i can tell when I'm on to a winner. I also own a Webley Raider multishot and a Ratcatcher i also own i less impressive pistol of which the name has slipped my mind i'd recommend this pistol to any one beginner or professional but there are problems with it such as the plastic side plates buy the wooden ones and it'll sort it but I'm a cheap skate haha (read more)
Written on: 10/02/2007 by Ryan2112
I bought this pistol about 2 months ago and it has been the best air pistol i have ever owned. I was very impressed with the quality and weight of this pistol. It feels like the real thing. There is almost no plastic (hand grips are the only plastic on this gun) and the nickel finish is very durable, this gun is pretty accurate and almost never jams (even when firing all 8 shots in a second) the co2 lasts for about 8 clips or so. It has nice detail and just looks... damn cool!!! (read more)
Written on: 15/11/2006 by Dozza (1 review written)
I have had my Co2 CP88 (4" barrel, black, plastic grips) for a couple of months now and love it. I have set up a 6-7m range in the garage and am slowly getting better. After nearly 1500 shots, I am slowly starting to get a 1-2" grouping a little above the bull, with one handed shots (if you don't count the shots I know I have pulled). With two hands it gets better and firing off 8 shots in a few seconds double-action I often take out the bull entirely. Not sure why my single handed shots go... (read more)
Written on: 15/07/2006 by mikenapata (1 review written)
I have had my CP88 (nickel finish) for just over a week now and I really like it. I particularly think the overall look is very sophisticated. Cant wait to migrate to a bigger model. Well done Walther. Michael Napata, Botswana, Africa (read more)
Written on: 05/06/2006 by renier (1 review written)
I did a lot of research before buying the Walther CP88. I looked at this website and read all the reviews and comments on all the guns I was interested in.
I am glad I did. First impressions last. I will not forget what it felt when I pick up the gun for the first time....heavy and solid. You just know that something is of good quality when you handle it. Some guns are 99% plastic.
I just struggle to close the grips after a CO2 cartridge exchange...maybe it's just me. The gun was a bit on... (read more)
Written on: 28/04/2006 by Vincent 70 (17 reviews written)
This is the first CO2 pistol I've bought one year ago. I've choosen a Walther CP88 4" barrel nickel-wood version ; a very stylish gun, strong building, heavy weight, very good grip and a good power; for me a little more powerfull than the Beretta 92FS.
After 8000 shots, It's still give me the same pleasure as in the beginning. (read more)
Written on: 13/11/2005 by 2 stroke (7 reviews written)
Well I've owned my Beretta CP88 Co2 gas pistol for over 5 months now, and to tell the truth it's always been a great toy to play with that has never let me down. It is nice and heavy like the real thing, and has a powerful shot that can penetrate a tile.
One day I went out with my mates. We went window shopping and popped into this weaponry shop. When we went in there were so many knives and guns. When I went home I instantly did my research, especially on prices. The next day I went in... (read more)
Written on: 03/11/2005 by Mackemftm (1 review written)
I've had my Walther CP88 CO2 pistol for a while now, and still find it great to shoot. It has a much better build quality than I expected for the price I paid. Before buying this pistol I did a lot of research, and boy this baby hasn't let me down! It has good power, good build, and is easy to operate. Top marks! (read more)
Written on: 27/10/2005 by kiwi47 (2 reviews written)
The Walther CP88 is available in two formats - 4 inch barrel "standard" gun, and 6 inch barrel "Competition". Both come packed in a foam-lined plastic carry-case, with magazines and an Allen key for sight adjustment. The foam lining also has cutouts for a CO2 cartridge, and a tin of pellets.
The pistol is of "semi-clamshell" construction, having a detachable section on the left hand side. The joints are integrated into the lines of the grip frame and slide... (read more)
Written on: 06/10/2005 by Daeron (8 reviews written)
Purchased my Walther CP88 - 4'', blued, plastic grips - for €150 from a retailer in my hometown. Accurate up to 15-20 m. A little loud, likely as a consequence of the short barrel (actually shorter than 4'', 90.9mm) and the good power. I chose the short version because I like to carry it when hiking. After my experience with the Gamo PT 80 (€120) I thought I had had enough of cheap CO2 pistols. The CP88 made me change my mind. (read more)
Written on: 05/10/2005 by Mike Ster (1 review written)
The Walther CP88 fits like a glove & shoots to POA for 30+ shots on a gas cartridge, using 9.2 grain pellets - better than on the lighter recommended pellet, though less useable shots per cartridge.
I have had no problems what so ever with the function of the '88 - including the slide release; push down, flick up & it works every time.
The trigger is a bit vague in DA but crisp & precise in SA.
The black finish showed noticeable wear in the first WEEK! It has now reached the point where my... (read more)
Written on: 05/08/2005 by beback (3 reviews written)
I have used airguns for about 20 years,so,i've tried some. I've got a daisy 15xt,powerline 617x. These are very powerful. Walther ppk(maybe the less powerful pistol but well made and fun to use whith the blowback style),I own to, a Anics A-3000 skif,it's a very powerful pistol but had to return it to the seller twice because of the co2 leak. So I changed it for a Walther CP88. There is nothing to compare with the Walther CP88. I was hesitating between the Gamo PT80 and the CP88,be serious... (read more)
Written on: 27/04/2005 by tmbechtel (3 reviews written)
I bought a Walther CP88 nickel/plastic CO2 Pistol and it looked perfect, but shot like a dog (weak) in double action. Single action was strong. Sometimes, in double action mode, the pellet would barely leave the barrel. I have read other accounts of this. Also, the thing jammed almost every magazine load, regardless of pellet type. The slide always stuck shut. I took a chance and exchanged for a different CP88.
Pyramyd Air in the US sent me the new CP88 and WHOAH!! What a difference. It has... (read more)
Written on: 25/04/2005 by kmillard (34 reviews written)
The Walther CP88 is very accurate.
Trigger pull in double action is very smooth.
Single action shooting is great and the trigger is very touchy but great. CO2 loading is excellent and clip loading is great as well.
The walther CP88 mine is a 4 inch model and soon to be 6 inch model with the conversion kit. It is scope mountable with the Walther rail kit which I got next as a laser for it.. great gun loads of power and hits really hard totally a nice piece.... (read more)
Written on: 14/01/2005 by molie77 (1 review written)
Saw the Walther CP88 in my local gun shop for £170 and thought it was the going rate. I was going to buy it there until I went to another shop with a mate and picked it up for £120 which I thought was a bargain. I was wrong. If I had bothered to buy a Airgunner magazine I would have found out that I could have got it for £89. Gutted.
All that aside I think it's a great gun that shoots accurately, looks real and is loads of fun. (read more)
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