Browning Hi-Power at pawn, should I

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  1. alexanderg23

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    Ok I know nothing about them other then all y'all say they are awesome.
    This one has been in the shop for several months. Went there the other day and they tell me its new w/ case but looks like lots of people have handled it, I know I have several times. Made in Belgium, assembled in Portugal. Price was in the 800s now dropped to $649.
    I really don't need it, kind of want it. Is this a good deal, good model? Please school me.

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  3. Berto

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    That's the deal breaker for me. The HP belongs in 9mm, as far as I'm concerned.

    Actually, the 40S&W HPs normally sell for less than the 9mm.
     
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    I'm one of the odd ones out! I really dislike them. Maybe it is a matter of the shape of your hand that should decide for you, but i find the grip very unergonomic.

    English
     
  6. bac1023

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    I love them. :hearts:


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    ...just not in 40S&W.


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  7. Jason D

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    The deal breaker for me is also one in .40 S&W.
    I have one in 9mm with the adjustable target sights.

    It's nice to look at and all, but not a great shooter.
    The stock trigger is just awful.
     
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    If you want the gun... talk him down in price.

    You could always get a barrel in .357 Sig and have a real screamer!

    Deaf
     
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    That was a very nice gun, when it was the only double-stack, hi-cap, 9mm. The mag cut-off safety causes a bad (for me) trigger pull. I think that price is too high.
     
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    the price is OK for a hi-power but be aware with the magazine disconnect the hi-power has a terrible trigger pull. i had a beautiful hi-power made in belgium that i sold because the trigger pull was so bad. beautiful gun but one of the worst trigger pulls of any firearm i've ever owned.
     
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    Remove mag disconnect= 5 min.
     
  12. bac1023

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    Yep.

    In fact, the one I pictured has no disconnect.
     
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    Here's an all Belgian model.

    It still has the disconnect. I may remove it, but I'm thinking to leave it all original. In fact, this one has never been fired.


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    Get the .40 then buy a 9mm conversion barrel. Best of both worlds and the MkIII is rated for +P if you ever need it.
     
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    i love mine, the lines are beautiful! :hearts:


    but .40 is a dealbreaker for me. IMO it should be in 9mm.:wavey:
     
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    I too like my HP in 9mm. Just not a .40 S&W fan, really...

    I removed my mag disconnect too, trigger pull is much better now.

    The only thing I don't like about the HP is the trigger reset. It has the worst reset out of all my pistols. But, it is so purdy and shoots so well, I don't mind. She is my range gun that doesn't see too much action anyway, too classy to use and abuse.

    :supergrin:
     
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    I agree Eddie. :)
     
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    Get sued for shooting someone= 1 min.
     
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    You know bac if you ever want to sell that just drop me a PM.
     
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    Please.:upeyes: