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HK USP Anyone?

Discussion in 'GSSF' started by Glockster_221, Feb 6, 2010.

  1. Glockster_221

    Glockster_221

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    Is anyone else absolutely dying to own one?

    I purchased an HK USP .177 airgun for plinking around the yard, and I can't stop fondling it ever since it arrived in the mail. The grip and sights are amazing, not to mention the gun itself is gorgeous.

    I want the real thing now. :cool:

    My only beef with the gun is that the stippling, albeit very retentive, bites into your skin hard. After holding this thing for just a few minutes, I can see the pattern of the stippling on my hand.

    But maybe that's just the airgun and the real one isn't as aggressive. I don't know.

    Anyone else?
     
  2. sigcalcatrant

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    I use to feel that way. Now, I own seven: three in .40 S&W, three in 9mm(one an Elite), and a .45. I also have two compacts in 9mm.
     

  3. WayaX

    WayaX Lifetime Member

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    HK's are worse than GLOCKs when it comes to multiplying. I have a few; I want more.
     
  4. sigcalcatrant

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    VERY true. I bought my first one only because it was agreat deal...now I have fifteen.:embarassed:
     
  5. Cawdor

    Cawdor Millennium Member

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    I have a USP in 9mm and 45 ACP. While the stippling is sharp, it has never bothered me, and I usually shoot 200 to 300 rounds when I take them to the range. On the other hand, if I were going to buy an HK today, I'd be sure to look at the P30. It has the best grip I've tried.
     
  6. Gdirty5

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    I have 2 of them, an HK USP 45 full size and a USP 9mm compact... I LOVE the way the compact feels in my hand. But I'm really not IN love with the gun. I still reach for my XD daily
     
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    If it's good enough for Jack Bauer .......
     
  8. adamg01

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    I had one and it was a good firearm. I wouldn't try to discourage anyone from owning one. It just wasn't for me.
     
  9. wolf19r

    wolf19r Problem Solved!

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    I have 2 USP compacts stainless 9mm and .40 just got her yesterday actually. Their nice to shoot but I still like the Glocks better. You can also get like 2 Glocks or a Glock and a plinker with a ton of ammo for the price of 1 USP.
     
  10. Bruce M

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    Mine has never felt uncomfortable although I have never looked at my hand after firing it. It has been totally reliable including once at work, sigh.
     
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    I have one (full size 40s&w), and don't plan on getting more. It's a quality pistol and mine never miss a beat, but don't think it's worth the extra $2~300 when compare to Glock/XD/M&P. If I knew better, I would of get a FNP instead, which is another polymer pistol with hammer/safety feature but with slightly better trigger.
     
  12. Glockdude1

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    I own a USP.40. Love it. Many shooters complain about the aggressive checkering. It has never bothered my hands at all.
    [​IMG]

    :cool:
     
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    If the checkering and stippling bother you, try the P2000. It's much less aggressive. The P30 is actually worse than the USP in this aspect, but I don't think either are particularly painful. I've found that on my USPc 45 that it helps the gun from shifting in my hands during recoil.
     
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    I like my USP, but nothing "to die for".
    Personally, I love the stippling, the more the better. You must have very sensitive hands or something.
     
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    Had a USP 45c awhile back. Perhaps you will get over it. I did.
     
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    I like the p30
     
  17. FullClip

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    I've had a USP for a about a year, and while it's a nice pistol, it has on 3 occasions locked up on me. Couldn't pull the trigger although it looked to be in battery, and I couldn't retract the slide to chamber another round. Took some real work to get the slide open again. I haven't had the time to really figure out what may be the problem, and in both cases it happened with factory loads (S&B and Win white box) The same loads and a couple buckets full of handloads have given me zero problems in my Glock 21 or 1911s. For this reason I haven't got a warm fuzzy feeling about my HK, although it's accurate.

    Not a whole lot of ammo through it, maybe a couple hundred round, and I think it isn't anything too serious, but at leat for now, I just don't trust it.:dunno:
     
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    Dying to own a gun that's been out 15 plus years? No. The HK45c is a different story though.
     
  19. Cole125

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    HK USPs are the best plastic pistols on the market period. If you can get used to the controls you will like them. I am used to Glocks and 1911s so the mag release is awkward for me.
     
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    The USP costs around $150-200 more than glock