Adding a HK USP 45

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  1. NorCalG

    NorCalG S&W, SigSauer, H&K, Winchester, and Glock

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    California resident here so remember 10 rounds....
    Question being is does it make sense to add an HK USP 45 to my J Frame, Glock 43, (2) Glock 19 and my Sig 1911 TTT collection? I would be selling no of the 19’s to do this. Imagine USP might fit a hiking and bag carry, possible nightstand situation. Thanks
     
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    Absolutely it makes sense. The HK USP 45 and USP 45c are outstanding pistols.
     
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    NorCalG S&W, SigSauer, H&K, Winchester, and Glock

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    It was between that or a Sig 220 Carry but for me the USP feels more user friendly in the hand with my Glock and 1911 habits.
     
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    Damn straight it makes sense

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    USP .45c in my nightstand right now with the extended 10 round mag . Accurate, totally reliable,
    tough as nails. Very good addition to your collection indeed.
     
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    Good choice. Especially if you ever need to retrieve your briefcase.
     
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    The USP 45c would be my choice. Great fit in the hand tough reliable pistol. Congrats early.
     
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    USP45 V1 with a Streamlight 69222 LED and you're set...
     
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    The USP are great pistols. I've owned 3 and loved everyone. Just not the best for CCW.

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    It always makes sense to add a USP 45. I have an Expert and I'm looking to add a Tactical, Standard, and Compact to the collection.

    I have not done it, but many people happily run .45 Super in their USPs with no problems at all any that would certainly be a nice upgrade in power when hiking.
     
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    The USP is a great pistol.
     
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    I would. Barring that, a good 1911.
     
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    Oh, and I forgot to mention, if you were to eventually move to a state with less odious laws, you can then pick-up normal capacity magazines of 12 rounds for the USP fairly easily.
     
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    You do have to dress for the occasion... I have an old Comp-Tac IWB that does a great job. For OPs intended purposes of pack-carry it's perfect, I've actually hiked with one in black bear-country and found it to be surprisingly nice in weight/space.
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    My USP 45 compact is doable but nothing like my G33.

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    I was planning on my next .45 to be an HK but what is the difference between the HK USP 45 and the HK45
     
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    The USP is a robust (overbuilt?) tank of a polymer pistol that has higher capacity, an effective recoil reduction system and a, arguably, better trigger. All USPs are currently still made in Germany.

    The HK45 series is a more "up-to-date", slimmer pistol that has better ergonomics that lacks the blocky feel many people note about the USP. Some HK45s are now made in Georgia and can be found for $100-200 less than the USP.
     
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    That would be my choice. Otherwise a G30s which can accommodate g21 mags with an x grip for home defense and has a striker fired trigger rather than DA/SA which is my personal preference but some people actually like crunchentickers.