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So, I've wanted to buy a USP for while now. mainly due to their legendary reliability. I would like a two tone model, I've never been a fan of all black guns. But the two tone models seem rarer than the normal ones, and thus, more expensive. I missed out on a full sized .45 stainless for $650. (https://web.archive.org/web/20190818214627/https://www.gunbroker.com/item/827081450) I'm rather peeved about that. I have several other guns I have been looking at. The first one I am heavily considering is a stainless USP 9 Compact. It comes a match weight, two mags, and the box/paperwork. He wants $1000 for it. Which I thought was expensive, but I this stainless USP 9 Compact just went for over 1000 on Gunbroker. https://web.archive.org/web/20190818224727/https://www.gunbroker.com/item/825573395
and the match weight seems kind of expensive on it's own. Would this be a good buy for $1000?

The other things I am looking at are a stainless USP .45 compact for $750, and a full size HK45 Tactical (desert tan) for $730. The problem with those two is the low cpacity. I'd like at least 12 rounds if can manage it. For that reason I've also been considering an FNX45 tactical, that I can get brand new for around $850 brand new. I gotta admit, 15 rounds of .45 is rather appealing.

I also could get a USP Match for $1650, but that more than I'd really like to spend unless it's an amazing deal.

So yeah, there you go. I make a modest income, but I've been saving for a while to get something nice. I want that USP 9 compact, but I am afraid that maybe that Gunbroker auction just went way too high, and $1000 might be overspending.
 

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Used USP's seem to be getting cheaper, watch gunbroker, be patient, and get the one you want.
USP's are best in .45 auto.
 

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Used USP's seem to be getting cheaper, watch gunbroker, be patient, and get the one you want.
USP's are best in .45 auto.
What do they go for today? I paid 500 for a barely used (literally looked NIB) 45 compact around five or six years ago. It's a fine handgun.
 

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That's what I paid last year for a full size. Thought it was a pretty good deal.
I've seen the 2 tones go for under $600.
 

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Bombproof, legendary durability & reliability with the patented recoil spring. USP in .40 & 45 is where you notice the difference with the RSA....helluva firearm. Will never wear out because frame never takes any punishment with that RSA. Mark 23’s little brother
 

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If you plan on mounting a light or laser on the rail you'll need an adaptor or get the expensive HK light. Not sure if they have changed to a standard rail recently, but that's the way it is on my older full sized USP model.
 

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check Armslist. they got them for cheap!
 

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I have a USP 45C and I like it a lot. I've collected some price history on the model:

Heckler & Koch USP 45C Blue Book of Gun Values (39th Edition) indicates between $560 in 95% condition and $715 in 100% condition for this gun (BBGV prices show a decline). I have 65 recorded prices for this model gun from $450 to $1176 over a period of 6 Yrs 3 Mos ending March 7, 2019. The average price as of that date was $756. No refurbs, no refinishes, regular sights. Adjusted to two magazines. All represented as 95% or better. No distinction for import location or engineering revision, if any, no special editions, no distinctions for box, papers, tools. Current or last MSRP is $819. The last 10 prices I have for this model since 11/21/2018 range from $463 to $687 averaging $590.
 

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Check out a USP Expert in your preferred caliber. They have the match trigger and the barrel is fitted to the slide. These are accurate and a lot of fun to shoot.
 
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