Advice on buying my first HK?

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  1. NoComp

    NoComp The Shootist

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    I had a thing for them back in the day.
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  2. cladd

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    Just purchased an Expert in 45ACP a month ago and absolutely love it - great trigger!!
     
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    michael_b Elementary, my dear Watson.

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    Sign up for their credit card and get $15 off first purchase, 5% off future purchases. Buy ammo, get your $15, do a second order and get another 5% off. Nice deal, $503.49 + tax

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    Because I'm lazy & haven't read all the comments, I'm guessing somebody has suggested finding a black one-which sometimes pop up as police trade ins-and get the slide refinished.
    I'd be highly surprised if nobody else made this comment!
     
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    Well, hold on to your knickers.
     
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    The W. German pistols will bring a slight premium over the U.S. made.Some do not know this,so you might get a more valuable pistol at a good price.Be careful of VP9's,as the new ones have 17 rd. mags. and are cut for MOS.I would suggest going to the HK forum and HK website before I bought.
     
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    They all have the 17-round mags. They're flush-fit on all VP-9s.
     
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    Since I own VP9's,they all came with 15rd. mags.Only the new ones have changed to the 17rd. and MOS cutout.
     
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    Villuj_idiot

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    And I bought 17-round mags for my VP9T, VP9 and VP9SK. So they all have them. It just takes money.
     
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    Recon-pull Billy Jacked

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    I bought an HK USP barely used for $700. Came with two steel mags. Then I got stupid and sold it so I could buy another Glock. Little did I know that the HK USP is one of the very few factory guns that requires no modifications to shoot 45 Super which is my new favorite round. So I had to spend a few hundred to convert my G21 to shoot 45 Super. The all black HK was a beauty. Biggest mistake I’ve made was selling it. I must say that HK’s are a lot harder to work on than Glocks. Changing springs requires their proprietary tools. But you’re right on the money looking into buying one of those. Good luck brother.
     
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    It certainly doesn't. A slightly ground set of needle nose pliers is very useful when dicking around with the trigger spring, but not necessary.
     
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    It’s not much fun replacing some of those springs
     
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    That is a truth. And I did finally sacrifice a cheap pair of needle-nose pliers for those trigger springs....
     
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