Type:Airsoft Pistol Manufacturer:KWC Model: KWC P-08 Luger Materials: Almost entirely all Metal Weight: 1.84 pounds (834 grams) Barrel: 4 inches, metal non-rifled Propulsion: 12 gram CO2 Action: Semi & full auto (you need to adjust manually), single action only with full blowback Ammunition Type: 6mm Plastic Airsoft BB's Ammunition Capacity: 15 round full size drop out metal magazine FPS: 366+
Trigger Pull: The Single Action Only trigger pull on the KWC P-08 Luger CO2 Blowback Airsoft Pistol is really nice, it has a super short take-up with a very smooth light release. There really is no reset since the entire action is so short so quick follow shots are fast and predictable. Of course since this is a single action only trigger with no external hammer, you will need to pull the toggle back to chamber a BB and pre-cock the hammer for the first shot, the Blowback action will do this automatically for you on follow-up shots until the magazine is empty and the toggle locks back.
Accuracy: I did find the KWC P-08 Luger shot a bit high for me (about 3 inches at 30 feet out) and since the sights are nonadjustable, I would have to hold low on the target to make up for this but the KWC P-08 did shot well centered horizontally. Over all the 10 shot grouping at 30 feet out was very good with the bulk of the shots staying within a 1 inch pattern and three shot coming outside stretching it out to about 2.5 inches. In terms of velocity, I decided to use .25 gram Airsoft BB's rather than .20 gram BB's and still shot a respectable 340fps using a new CO2 cartridge. The weather was not overly warm at only 10c or 50f so on a warmer day using lighter .20 gram BB's this Airsoft pistol will hit the 366+ fps with no problem.
Build Quality: The KWC P-08 Luger CO2 Blowback Airsoft Pistol is well built being that it is pretty much entirely metal. It weighs in at a beefy 1.84 pounds which is very close to the 1.92 pounds of the genuine real steel Luger. The only plastic to speak of would be in the grips and also the gas tube. As is with pretty much all KWC guns, they are powder coated so the finish looks great but can wear off in areas that protrude and or see metal on metal friction.
Realism: The KWC P-08 Luger is a really accurate replica of the actual Luger P-08 with as far as I can tell all the same working parts and ability to field strip like the real steel version. I did find the finish to be perhaps a bit dark, I would have liked to have seen a more grey or bluish tint to it to get the KWC Luger P-08 more in line with the blued finish found on the real version.
Nice heavy blowback toggle that locks back on last shot.
Lots of metal and good overall weight, similar to real steel version
Decent fps and accuracy.
Very good replicas of a real Luger P-08 with all working parts.
Really nice short and light single action trigger.
Comes in 4.5mm Steel BB and 6mm Plastic Airsoft versions.
Paint wears off in high spots noticeably, seems to be typical with all KWC guns.
Non-adjustable sights that seemed to shoot a bit high.
Black paint may be a bit too dark, more grey or blue tone would have made it more realistic.
Comments: Another great classic ultra-realistic pistol from KWC! It's really nice to see more and more of these classic pistols showing up and from multiple manufacturers. I liked the Umarex version which was all metal and a good overall Luger replica, KWC took it to the next level by adding blowback and a full size drop out metal magazine that holds the CO2 and BB's and by giving us the option of buying the KWC Luger P-08 in either 4.5mm Steel BB or 6mm Plastic Airsoft versions. If you're a Luger fan looking for ultra-realism, this is the one to go with!
I've been waiting for some time for a quality and reasonably priced p08 with blowback, I'm glad I finally have one.
Pros: as close to RS as possible( safety acts the same, overly complicated trigger mechanism that works great, can even use RS stock attachment and RS p08 grip panels with some modification. Only thing that's missing is "loaded" indicator, tho I haven't seen a replica with one) Nice manageable recoil. Hair trigger, very easy to pull. Nice weight. Nice clip size.
Toggle locks back at end of clip.
Cons: accuracy is very good for the first 2 clips /30rds but the last 30-45rds hop up high, and that's with .25 bbs. Co2 consumption is crazy, about 3-4 clips/45-60rds per co2. Clips are expensive and usually out of stock.
If your looking for an airsoft p08, this is the one you want, surpassed the WE version in every way except accuracy and consumption, but is more reliable and will fire more rounds before needing any maintenence.
But if your looking for an airsoft pistol for using in matches and aren't a huge p08 fan, keep looking, it's not that awesome unless you just love p08s
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Apr 27, 2015
Excellently Crafted P-08.
Honestly, when I learned of this site carrying KWC's new Luger, I bought it in a heartbeat, I use to own a WE P08 and it was honestly kinda well... Bad.
This thing is amazingly crafted, weights roughly the same as a Real-steel one, and Shoots like a dream, was able to ping a few Pop Cans at about 75 Feet.
though it does empty a Co2 Cartridge in about 1 1/2 - 2 mags.
Over all, 5 Stars for me
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Mar 10, 2015
I have wanted a real Luger for years but they are hard to find with legal length barrels that suite Canadian rules. I recently came across this one on the Replica Airsoft site and watched the Youtube review as well, this convinced me to purchase. I couldnt be happier with the quality and fun to shoot factor (dont have to go to the range) I think I will purchase the Broomhndle Mauser next!
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Jan 07, 2015
Takes down, blows back, and molds to your hand just like the real steel. Accuracy is good for a pistol, popping cans at 25ft with a steady hand. Goes through co2 quickly though, only a mag and a half before power drops, two mags before empty. All in all, satisfied.
- 6mm Plastic Airsoft BB's - 15 Round Full Size Drop Out Metal Magazine - 366+ FPS - Full Blowback Operation - 4 inches, metal non-rifled barrel - 1.84 Pounds (834 grams) - Pretty much all Metal. - Will be available at: www.ReplicaAirguns.ca
This is the Table Top Review for the KWC P-08 Luger CO2 Blowback Airsoft Pistol. I show you around this KWC P-08 Luger replica pistol and go over its main features and specifications. I also do a quick pre-test Field Test and talk about some of the pros & cons.
Another great classic ultra realistic pistol from KWC! It's really nice to see more and more of these classic pistols showing up and from multiple manufacturers. I liked the Umarex version which was all metal and a good overall Luger replica, KWC took it to the next level by adding blowback and a full size drop out metal magazine that holds the CO2 and BB's and by giving us the option of buying the KWC Luger P-08 in either 4.5mm Steel BB or 6mm Plastic Airsoft versions. If you're a Luger fan looking for ultra realism, this is the one to go with!