Gear: H&K USP .45

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H&K USP .45

Heckler & Koch
Category: Firearms, Tasers & Accessories
Subcategory: Handguns
Price: $650.00
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H&K USP .45 full size 12+1 capacity

Member Reviews

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    jrg132, Thu, 29 Mar 2007 02:40:43 UTC.
    1st review

    I have carried the H&K USP .45 as my primary duty weapon for the past ten years. I am confident that my H&K .45 will function without fail in the most extreme circumstances. I have fired thousands of rounds through my H&K with no major malfunctions. With a good sight picture and smooth recoil, target acquisition is a snap. Being left handed, the ambidextrous magazine release really comes in handy. The safety/decocker can accommodate both right and left handed operators. Ten years ago I chose the H&K .45 for the simple reason that it looked great. Ten years later, I realize it was one of the best law enforcement decisions I ever made.

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    affinity, Fri, 30 Mar 2007 23:02:38 UTC.

    I like this weapon. It was very easy to use and rarely jammed on me.

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    CJones, Tue, 24 Apr 2007 12:11:15 UTC.

    Probaly one of the most accurate production handguns ive seen in a .45 caliber, it is a solid weapon it has over a 4 inch barrel which makes it extremely accurate its kind of heavy but that is the only negative thing about it.

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    annie, Mon, 04 Jun 2007 21:41:08 UTC.

    I too am, a southpaw! When I was in the academy, we were using the old .38 specials and it took me twice as long to load and unload, b/c I had to switch hands. Luckiily, where it count, I hit the targets either between the eyes or in the chest, so the attention was off me for a minute. I got sick of this though and went out and borrowed a friends H &K. I was afraid of it at first, but agree that it is easier to use than most weapons for left-handed people.

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    bigdog66, Wed, 06 Jun 2007 01:33:55 UTC.

    this weap is made of great quality and holds up well and fits my hand well.

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    devildog911, Fri, 13 Jul 2007 05:43:29 UTC.

    One of the finest weapons made in my opinion. Extremely accurate, good ergonomics, great mag capacity for a .45 cal. Come tax return time this will be my next purchase.

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    daniel34, Sat, 14 Jul 2007 14:00:02 UTC.

    I have used the H&K USP.45 Tactical, for three years now. it is the best handgun that i have ever owned. It fires in any weather condition; dirty or not. I have never had a malfunction with this weapon and it is extremely accurate. I used to be a firm believer in the Glock until i picked up the H&K. Now I use the H&K .45 for a duty weapon and an H&K .40 (compact) as a backup/off duty weapon.

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    ArmoredPlated, Sun, 15 Jul 2007 20:24:18 UTC.

    i love my v-1, so smooth hardly any recoil and the factory night sights really do work

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    topcop19, Mon, 23 Jul 2007 17:42:49 UTC.

    Good feeling, reliable. Love .45 ACP, the true American Caliber!!!

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    piwilson, Fri, 03 Aug 2007 19:02:47 UTC.

    I USED TO OWN THIS WEAPON AND IT WAS THE MOST RELIABLE, PROFICIENT PIECE OF MACHINERY [TO ME] EVER BUILT. IF YOU HAVE NEVER SHOT THIS WEAPON TRY IT. YOU WILL BE IMPRESSED.

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    onegoodcop, Tue, 14 Aug 2007 23:11:30 UTC.

    I have shot this pistol and it has a good feel to it, even with my small hands. Not so good for onehanded shooting for people with small hands. The only problem I have ever had with this is that it jams with factory target loads. It seems to like hot loads when shooting. Over all I love this pistol just as much as my good Ole 1911.

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    SPSGT11, Sat, 18 Aug 2007 14:45:32 UTC.

    Germans engineered a great pistol, small hands may have problems, functions great, accurate wish I could carry personal at work. All around great pistol

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    Deputy717, Sun, 19 Aug 2007 01:06:48 UTC.

    I bought 2 traded one felt so badly that I've bought another to replace it. Absolutely love this pistol and will not willingly part with them next time. My first one has about 10,000 total rounds through it without a hicup.

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    iceman4563, Wed, 29 Aug 2007 21:54:10 UTC.

    Great overall duty gun. 12 + 1 of .45acp, accurate, dependable and a tough finish, what's not to like. Well worth the money for personal purchase. Departments would be served well as a dept. issue gun.

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    jasonm, Tue, 04 Sep 2007 16:56:08 UTC.

    Very dependable gun. Couldn't ask for more!! Nuff said above!

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    MYOB, Fri, 28 Sep 2007 18:34:08 UTC.

    i carry this while on duty , and wouldn't trade it for any other weapon . ( the 12 lbs. trigger pull takes a little getting used to !! )

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    hawkeyes, Wed, 10 Oct 2007 02:42:10 UTC.

    Well manufactured.

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    Anonymous, Wed, 10 Oct 2007 13:07:10 UTC.

    We just switched to HK from Glock. I know everyone has their own preference. This is by far, mine. Pretty much everything has already been said, so I won't bore anyone. I like it, and I highly recommend it.

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    DPD110, Fri, 19 Oct 2007 15:48:13 UTC.

    Very good duty weapon. Considerably light when fully loaded, considering the weight of the rounds. Easy to use/manipulate safety. Dependable and trust worthy.

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    Enrique, Sun, 21 Oct 2007 19:22:43 UTC.

    Awesome weapon for lefty's or righty's will not go, with any other gun.

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    MattCbft, Tue, 23 Oct 2007 12:12:17 UTC.

    Another lefty chiming in, I've carried a USP .45 since 1999. It is accurate, reliable, and comfortable to shoot. It is nice to have a gun that comes in a left-handed variant after years of adjusting to guns that were right hand only.

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    brownsuga, Sat, 03 Nov 2007 03:51:13 UTC.

    Excellent for left-hand folks like me. A little on the heavy side but who's complaining?

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    police451198, Tue, 13 Nov 2007 01:56:14 UTC.

    The smoothest and most accurate pistol that I have ever fired. I have the USP 45 and the USP 9MM.

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    Laseraim, Sat, 24 Nov 2007 12:32:38 UTC.

    Deadly accurate. Utterly reliable. Easy follow up shots.

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    MINIPIN1978, Sun, 25 Nov 2007 14:21:23 UTC.

    DURABLE, ACCURATE, AND DEPENDABLE.

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    Anonymous, Mon, 26 Nov 2007 14:20:11 UTC.

    Great weapon, highly accurate and easy to use. This is my next gift to myself.

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    cjmvejby, Mon, 31 Dec 2007 21:02:28 UTC.

    It has never failed on me, even under the most odd and critical situations. Granted, mine doesn't have a safety. I have two other H&Ks and they are equally reliable.

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    tav0311, Wed, 06 Feb 2008 21:32:47 UTC.

    This weapon doesn't have malfuntions... only the operators that cause them. It just doesn't get any better than an HK .45! I conducted a Sig versus H&K combat/target shoot one time and a female target shooter took the prize operating a USP .45 V-1.

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    JK313, Thu, 28 Feb 2008 01:26:44 UTC.

    I've carried this gun for several years. It has never jammed on me and I've put a lot of rounds through it. I was considering switching to a Glock because of some problems with my consistancy of shot placement, but have made some adjustments to my shooting style and have brought it all together. Great gun even for the price!

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    Anonymous, Mon, 10 Mar 2008 03:48:40 UTC.

    Good firearm but I personally hate the heavy trigger and the bulk of this weapon. It is my standard issue weapon for SERT but I prefer the Glock. I would like to try it with the LEM kit.

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    emingus, Sun, 16 Mar 2008 14:45:41 UTC.

    I had this gun when I was working dope. The best gun my PD ever bought.

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    DirtyBarry, Sat, 22 Mar 2008 00:37:59 UTC.

    H&K...nuff said. If you really need to know it is an accurate, reliable easy to point and shoot sidearm. Not as cheap as a glock (currently issued and forced to carry G23). I am a compact fan (8+1)..easy to conceal, and still super accurate and uber reliable. I am in the process of getting the HK45C (not the USP) and am currently the owner of the HK45 (again NOT THE USP). The HK45 and HK45C have FINALLY got the picatinnay rail system so that you can now choose and use whatever light/laser YOU want instead of buying a setup from HK (their civ setups didn't do much for me). I use the surefire x300 on my G23 when needed and on the HK45 again when needed. The ONLY downside I have found to the HK45C is that the trigger guard extends too long forward and makes accepting the x300 on the rails impossible.

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    Anonymous, Tue, 08 Apr 2008 15:26:58 UTC.

    O.K. gun I hate the trigger pull I guess I just need to shoot it more. The gun is huge and hard to conseal.

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    Two21, Mon, 21 Apr 2008 00:41:42 UTC.

    I guess alot of my dislike with this weapon is that HK allowed our department to screw up a great thing. We were only allowed to carry "Variant 5" versions of this weapon. This makes them very uncomfortable to shoot. We carried these for 3 years and I couldn't wait to get rid of it. It weighs a ton too. I fired other HK's and have loved them but the though of a USP 45 makes me cringe.

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    Anonymous, Tue, 22 Apr 2008 04:54:47 UTC.

    Will kick a Glocks ass!! Great shooting gun!

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    EECLARK, Sun, 04 May 2008 15:30:21 UTC.

    Best gun I own. I started carrying it almost 10 years ago when the department first authorized it. I have never had a problem with it, except for the fact that it doesn't like the lightweight, Nancyboy load packed into the department's enviro-friendly practice ammo. In the field, however, it performs extremely well. The sight picture is easy to acquire, the weapon maintains a solid feel in the hand from the first round, through the 13th, and it is just a bad-ass gun overall. Not to mention the fact that I shoot better with it than I do the department-issued Beretta 92F.

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    Bushmaster13, Sat, 10 May 2008 23:49:42 UTC.

    This is a great gun. I like it in 9mm or 45. It isn't as good as a Sig but I pick it after one.

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    Anonymous, Mon, 12 May 2008 06:40:06 UTC.

    I LOVE this gun! Its easy to shoot and my accuracy was pretty good!

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    OCSO208, Thu, 29 May 2008 15:52:29 UTC.

    This weapon can take a significant amount of abuse and never fail to function. I bet my life on this one every time I suit up.

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    BLACKMAN, Thu, 12 Jun 2008 07:32:47 UTC.

    "NO COMPROMISE"
    THE PERFECT HOME DEFENSE WEAPON IF YOU DON'T WON'T A SHOTGUN.

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    Anonymous, Fri, 13 Jun 2008 04:09:18 UTC.

    I have been using the Usp 45 Tactical since 2004 and I love it.

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    aaa111, Fri, 13 Jun 2008 12:52:02 UTC.

    although I've never owned one, I have shot one one numerous occasions. H&K makes quality weapons

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    fought, Fri, 13 Jun 2008 14:57:20 UTC.

    i own 2 sidearms. my everyday carry weapon is a springfield xd45. the other a usp. i'm completely in love with the springfield and has proved very reliable for the price. my usp is my trophy. my baby. my backup weapon should my springfield decide to take a dump on me. always there and always ready to rock. hk makes such fine guns. the mp5. hk94. even the mp7 is making itself known. overall, i am very pleased with the handling and the action of the usp. i dont think i'll ever let go of it.

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    shortstax33, Tue, 17 Jun 2008 21:24:58 UTC.

    Extremely accurate, Extremely Reliable. All around fantastic duty weapon.

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    Posse44, Wed, 09 Jul 2008 19:51:26 UTC.

    My first carry gun. I should have never sold it. Put thousands of rounds through it, and it worked like it did when I first bought it.

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    Anonymous, Sat, 12 Jul 2008 04:34:13 UTC.

    I have carried a Glock all of my LEO Career (17 years) and have considered no other. I was at the range the other day and one of the firearms instructors had one of these and offered to let me shoot it. I fell in love with it. It feels good in the hand, I like the sight configuration and the recoil was minimal. As I too am a lefty, I liked the fact that the mag release and the decock were accessible. I have since shot another one for several hundred rounds and can't find a fault with it. I plan to purchase one as soon as I have the money. A wonderful pistol.

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    Ukeduke, Wed, 23 Jul 2008 20:43:02 UTC.

    Only superceded in my opinion by it's big brother the MK. 23, this is a superb sidearm. True, there are lighter, smaller, quicker on the draw, etc. etc...but the H&K USP series is one that'll never fail you, simply put.

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    jwmackmckinney, Mon, 28 Jul 2008 23:25:06 UTC.

    This is an extrordinay weapon and well worth having. The USP Compact .45 is and excellent concealment/backup weapon. I fired a perfect score with mine the first time I ever fired it out of the box. It is extremely dependable, easy to maintain, and provides effective protection and stopping power.

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    JoshPearman, Wed, 30 Jul 2008 09:41:13 UTC.

    I read the reviews on this Gun and bought it. it is ok but i still prefer the Springfield model myself

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    TheMunz, Fri, 08 Aug 2008 20:38:05 UTC.

    I bought this as a retirement gift to myself. It is about the best handgun I have ever fired. Workmanship, reliability and accuracy are all top notch.

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    JOEL205, Sat, 23 Aug 2008 12:26:19 UTC.

    I OWN THIS USP 45.,AND PROUD OF IT,IT IS IN A CLASS ALL BY IT'S SELF.I ALSO
    HAVE THE SPRINDFIELD XD. 45. ACP...COST WISE THE SPRING... WAS MORE, BUT AS FAR
    AS MY WAEPON OF CHOICE! THEY BOTH PISTOLS HAVE THE STAGGARD MG. 12+1,
    I T JUST FEELS MORE ME, AND MORE ACCURATE W/ THE H&K....A FIVE STAR MUST
    FOR BOTH PISTOLS, IN THE WINTER MONTHS, HAVEING MY (C.W.P). I TEND TO CARRY THIS
    TRICKED OUT ( I HAD A LOCAL GUNSMITH DO $850.00 OF ED WILSON CUSTOM WORK ) I JUST CAN'T COMPLAIN, SUMMER MONTHS THE 40.CAL. IS CARRIED ALMOST ALL OF THE TIME..

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    theskillet, Wed, 27 Aug 2008 15:26:59 UTC.

    Sweet Gun

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    mikemor10, Sat, 30 Aug 2008 03:25:10 UTC.

    Because its the best handgun ever produced in the universe.

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    Anonymous, Wed, 03 Sep 2008 02:54:59 UTC.

    My department issued these about 5 years ago. I think it is a very reliable weapon. I have had no trouble with it on the range.

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    chief2302, Wed, 03 Sep 2008 21:18:23 UTC.

    THIS IS A GREAT SHOOTING GUN. VERY ACCURATE

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    Anonymous, Thu, 04 Sep 2008 01:18:07 UTC.

    I have owned a pair of the H&K USP 45 ACP since 2000. I carry them on duty... Best side arm I have owned in my 25 years.

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    devildawg72, Sat, 06 Sep 2008 21:16:37 UTC.

    Great firearm.

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    GSN1, Fri, 19 Sep 2008 06:59:36 UTC.

    I had one of these before and it was fantastic. I was so sad to see it go.

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    Anonymous, Fri, 19 Sep 2008 07:54:09 UTC.

    Fun gun! Pretty easy shot too. 9/10

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    officer_63090, Sun, 21 Sep 2008 06:01:12 UTC.

    good product handles great in all types of weather

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    k9romtom, Tue, 23 Sep 2008 17:23:33 UTC.

    Great weapon, a little heavy for some shooters, over all great product.

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    sgt_shoe, Thu, 25 Sep 2008 20:50:00 UTC.

    I have carried this weapon on duty for 12 years. The accuracy and reliability is exceptional. In the moment of truth it performed flawlessly.

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    C_Repine, Sun, 28 Sep 2008 14:11:20 UTC.

    Excellent weapon! One of the BEST Handguns for duty made. The only complaint I ever had with it was the cost of magazines (about $50 a piece!)

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    pinkangel29, Mon, 06 Oct 2008 21:58:34 UTC.

    Very accurate, when I had the opportunity to use one on the range.

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    Anonymous, Sat, 18 Oct 2008 16:09:17 UTC.

    Outstanding firearm weapon during my enlistment with the U.S. Marine Corps, Special Operation Unit (SOU) and Special Operation Training Group (S.O.T.G.). Highly recommended.

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    jtharris, Mon, 20 Oct 2008 07:45:07 UTC.

    great weapon

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    Wayne13, Tue, 11 Nov 2008 12:25:52 UTC.

    while in the Army hated the Browning 9mm. Bought my first and only USP 45 in 98 and never looked at anything else. Excellent weapon, acurate, smallest recoil and never lets you down. I shoot a Glock 19 at work for the State Department and when on leave I have to go and shoot a real pistol, MY USP 45. Just shoot it and you will never go back, but if you have small hands try another pistol with it.

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    Bojank, Wed, 19 Nov 2008 18:38:32 UTC.

    I am totally impressed with this weapon. My department recently transitioned from the Beretta 9mm to the H&K .45. I hit the range for a cold qual and shot 48 and 49 of 50. This was my first time handling the weapon and it felt very smooth an comfortable. I am confident carrying this particular handgun and am happy withthe overall ease of use !

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    Anonymous, Wed, 03 Dec 2008 23:24:18 UTC.

    I love this weapon, it is extremly accurate and easy to use.

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    osupike18, Wed, 31 Dec 2008 03:21:01 UTC.

    I shot one of these for the first time this past Sunday and was impressed. I had heard of the rep this gun had and it was very easy and fun to shoot. The one I shot had a silencer on it and it was still very very to shoot.

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    ghpdpopo, Thu, 08 Jan 2009 00:18:12 UTC.

    Love the gun, but sucks to find holsters for...

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    thev8man, Fri, 09 Jan 2009 03:10:13 UTC.

    I want to know where thehell you can get the Gun for $650.

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    Tracker1143, Tue, 20 Jan 2009 21:13:39 UTC.

    This is my current duty weapon and I have carried one for 5 years. Its the right size in the perfect caliber. Though it is a bit much for off duty carry.

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    DerekT, Tue, 27 Jan 2009 04:55:41 UTC.

    An outstanding firearm, my departments side arm, only in the 9mm model. We also have the .45 for the SERT boys. I bought the .45 for myself. Downside very large handgun, and as said above mags seem to be on the higher side compared to other makers. One other complaint, the armors course is a little harder to get now that Blackwater has taken over.

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    rathom, Fri, 06 Feb 2009 01:06:03 UTC.

    H&K USP is a fine firearm. Quality is outstanding. Have fired the .45 but I do not own it. The grip is comfortable allowing for a tight and steady grip for those with large hands. Trigger pull is fluid, with a crisp break. Recoil is lighter than average for a .45 although the weapon did seem to have a slight touch of muzzle flip when compared to the Smith S&P .45.

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    hkownz, Thu, 12 Feb 2009 11:16:58 UTC.

    I own and have shot many rounds through my USP. I love it its very accurate and reliable.

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    btrsch13, Thu, 26 Feb 2009 20:04:56 UTC.

    This is a wonderful weapon. A little pricey but worth it. I have smaller hands and it still feels great to grip and use.

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    texasrangerof73, Tue, 03 Mar 2009 16:28:54 UTC.

    Very low recoil, easy to clean, disassemble and reassemble and extremely accurate.

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    Trabant, Tue, 10 Mar 2009 12:01:25 UTC.

    As a member or the Irish Defence Forces I can definitely give it the thumbs up. Accurate and user friendly.

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    CaseyM, Fri, 13 Mar 2009 02:52:06 UTC.

    I am a fan of h&k usp .45 however the high point may be cheaper and just as reliable.

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    Trea, Tue, 17 Mar 2009 19:54:15 UTC.

    This is my second choice for a duty weapon…

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    Busta_up, Mon, 23 Mar 2009 14:54:49 UTC.

    Its easy to load no jams plus the extra room in the clip

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    SA_Downing, Wed, 25 Mar 2009 19:11:35 UTC.

    I purchased one these fine firearms a few months ago and firmly believe it was one of the best purchases I have made in quite some time. Unfortunately, due to Army standards, i cannot carry it for duty, but I carry it concealed off duty all the time. Great ammo capacity of a heavy round, very reliable and rugged as hell....I love it!!

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    Anonymous, Sun, 29 Mar 2009 22:23:09 UTC.

    I have been in law enforcement for eighteen years and my department went with H & K USP . 45 about two years ago. This is an excellent duty weapon and there has been no problems with this firearm.

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    AverAmerican, Sun, 05 Apr 2009 02:38:53 UTC.

    I do not personally own one (price). However, my good buddy does. I personally have put at least 300 rds through this weapon and it performs flawlessly every time. I carry a S&W 40 and to tell the truth there is negligable difference with the recoil. this is just my opinion. Put Federal Hydra Shocs in it and you have a most formitable weapon.

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    Laughlin, Mon, 06 Apr 2009 06:42:27 UTC.

    The H&K .45 is a superior weapon. I just purchased mine about a year ago and it out perform any .45 I have ever shot. I know that I can count on this at any moment without any problems surfacing.

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    arrowhead1_23, Thu, 09 Apr 2009 21:05:38 UTC.

    i am a 1911 guy, but i tried this weapon and was impressed by the performance that it demonstrated

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    jtreppish, Thu, 16 Apr 2009 20:39:26 UTC.

    hands down the best .45 i have fired! 1911 based design and the base model for the H&K MK23. smooth action, can be carried cocked and locked, double stacked mag for extra round capacity. well worth the $900 non-department price tag!

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    samurai30047, Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:52:29 UTC.

    It's big and reliable. I've shot several different hollow points and regular ball ammo with no jams or stove pipes. It's muzzle flip is minimized by the design of the recoil spring. The trigger is smooth as hell. Love mine. I've got the variant w/the safety, decocker option with the hammer.Got it used for 475 two years ago. Mags are high but everything is now.

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    1129valley, Tue, 05 May 2009 05:46:53 UTC.

    I have had many handguns but this is the best of all of them.

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    Nick14, Sun, 17 May 2009 20:37:14 UTC.

    I just love this gun! HK is #1!

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    dawson76, Fri, 05 Jun 2009 19:09:46 UTC.

    i have 2 hk 45's. i love them. i would tell anyone that they should own one. i have not had any trouble out of it.

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    Gunsmoke16, Fri, 05 Jun 2009 20:28:54 UTC.

    Have heard only good reports on these, otherwise guess the SEALS wouldn't have picked them....but there is some interesting stuff on a website I found that refutes that they may not
    be best choice if you're getting into some really dirty situations. This link is a torture test (more
    than I have ever seen anyone put something through) of a Glock, but he did some alongside
    comparison with a H&K USP Compact and after seeing this, I probably wouldn't buy one. Nothing at all against them as this is probably most extreme test you could put something
    through and anyone knows that you keep your duty arms clean and inspected, but if you had
    to chase someone down through a creek into the mud...it may fail...
    http://theprepared.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=90&Itemid=40

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    rubalca, Tue, 09 Jun 2009 19:29:01 UTC.

    I carry this on duty and quilify with it all the time. No problems, it's a great pistol.

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    Spectre3, Fri, 12 Jun 2009 10:46:29 UTC.

    This was my duty weapon at a previous Department. This is one of the finest operating pistols that I have ever shot. The accuracy and reliablility is unbelievable.

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    mack77, Sat, 13 Jun 2009 19:12:38 UTC.

    Have used it since 2005. Good quality. Cost as much too order it left handed as to add night sights. My only complaint is the double action trigger pull is way too long and heavy.

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    WilliamSWynn, Tue, 16 Jun 2009 12:30:45 UTC.

    Excellent Firearm I have loved mine since purchase.

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    cencom1, Sun, 21 Jun 2009 21:04:33 UTC.

    Another winner made by H&K.

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    aallen, Thu, 25 Jun 2009 18:10:54 UTC.

    Grate gun to small for my hands though.

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    Steve_Lay, Thu, 09 Jul 2009 09:09:08 UTC.

    I use tis weapon with a H&K UTL as my on duty carry weapon it is an agency issue. I am a big guy and I like big guns. This is an accurate weapon when used correctly and is very reliable. We also have the choice to carry a Glock 45 or a Springfield XD 45, while both are great systems, I still prefer my H&K.

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    mrk, Thu, 09 Jul 2009 09:48:32 UTC.

    I don't really like USPs but in a .45, for some reason, they're awsome.

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    orfpd34, Mon, 13 Jul 2009 08:19:45 UTC.

    Greatest weapon I've had the priviledge to own. In my opinion it is the Cadillac of handguns.

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    Anonymous, Mon, 20 Jul 2009 23:32:16 UTC.

    I love .45's!
    Their my favorite

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    officer_gu3, Wed, 19 Aug 2009 17:00:02 UTC.

    Great gun

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    nick_garcia415, Mon, 05 Oct 2009 01:32:54 UTC.

    the usp is reliable, and can be easily customized to fit any situation. it is powerful, accurate, simple, and will encourage its user just by holding it :D but the colt m1911 .45 ESX series is better :D its just not an option :D the USP is my second fav!

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    Anonymous, Mon, 12 Oct 2009 13:00:40 UTC.

    One of the best firearms I have ever owned/used. I have been issued everything from Berretta 9mm's to Kimber 1911's, and I would have to say that the USP especially in 45ACP is one of the top sidearms I have used.

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    RPD10, Sat, 17 Oct 2009 05:50:49 UTC.

    Have carried Glock, Kimber, USP .40 and for the last 4 years the USP .45. Have never had a malfuction in many thousand of rounds. Has withstood all I can throw at it and is by far the most durable duty weapon I have carried.

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    310, Tue, 03 Nov 2009 16:02:15 UTC.

    love this one I have the .40 indestructible, head shots all day long when you buy op for night sights and threaded barrel cause no one has the sight tool cause they only know how to work on glocks and you will end up putting on with brass punch, and you will be looking to put on a can even if you don't think you will you will so save the extra bucks in the long run. Comes with 13rnders get the 16rnders with funnel too.

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    specop, Sat, 19 Dec 2009 15:15:35 UTC.

    I love this in 40 and 45 one of the best guns ever made.

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    usmc6966, Thu, 11 Mar 2010 06:04:36 UTC.

    awesome gun. reliable and sturdy. fairly easy to shot. nice trigger pull and consistent

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    furiousbeen, Mon, 28 Jun 2010 04:32:11 UTC.

    Aside from NOT being a 1911, it's the BEST tactical .45 there is in MY opinion. It's light and steady, keeps a tight group and the weight seems to perfect, it FITS in your hand like it's a part of your nervous system. Plus it'll stand up to anything you can throw at it.
    As far as 1911s go, there is NO better 1911 than a Rock Island 1911A1. They cost a fraction of a Colt or DanWesson and are every bit as good. Anyone who's ever owned a Rock Island Armory 1911 knows this to be the truth and yes, I own own "high-end" 1911s and am pissed i didn't learn about RIA before spending so much on the ones at home I no longer use..

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    SarahT, Tue, 13 Jul 2010 13:29:37 UTC.

    My favorite full size 45.
    extended slide release
    fully adjustable rear race sights (on mine-upgrade)
    great grip
    well placed de-cock
    ambi mag release in trigger well
    double stack high cap mag
    add the threaded barrel and you've got gun-appeal

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    craigl50, Sat, 24 Jul 2010 23:11:44 UTC.

    Shoots Decent, fluid action, hard to handle, need a 2nd skin to ensure consistent placement in your hand.

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    ColonelPhD, Tue, 10 Aug 2010 14:01:11 UTC.

    Great quality and workmanship...I like my 9mm HK for Concealed carry better then the 45, which has better 'stopping power'...

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    cfish85, Tue, 31 Aug 2010 14:24:10 UTC.

    it a awesome weapon

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    army55235, Tue, 23 Nov 2010 04:52:30 UTC.

    great gun, I used to own one.

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    Mongo1, Wed, 02 Mar 2011 13:18:40 UTC.

    BIG gun, Big Bullet. It is accrate in the standard configuration, better in the Tactical. The Tac is more money, but more bells and whistles.

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    Anonymous, Tue, 29 Mar 2011 06:56:23 UTC.

    I carry one for duty, the H&K USP .40. Great weapon, never has had a jam and is accurate. I do not believe thay make one better than this.

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    va87, Tue, 29 Mar 2011 13:40:58 UTC.

    I had narrowed it down to the HK or the SIG P220 Elite. So this past weekend, I bought both and took them to the range.The SIG is a fine pistol, but the HK......it really is all that.

    It fit my hand beautifully, the controls are all easily used (especially like the mag release....from either side of the gun). The recoil reduction system works beautifully, making accurate follow-up shots fast and accurate. It is a DA/SA pistol, and the DA trigger pretty much sucks.....but it sucked on the SIG too! I think all DA/SA guns are like that. The HK can safely be carried cocked and locked though, and the SA trigger is pure delight! Crisp and clean. I noticed no creep at all! I shot JHP and FMJ, absolutely no problems at all. It went BANG everytime I pulled the trigger!
    This is the best feeling, best shooting pistol I have ever shot. You would not be disaapointed with this gun. I highly recommend it.

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    crowfeeder, Tue, 05 Jul 2011 21:22:04 UTC.

    Great weapon. Never jams. Accurate.

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    FormerLinetech, Sat, 23 Jul 2011 11:25:17 UTC.

    Excellent and best and all weather/environment friendly

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    sirengirl55, Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:56:51 UTC.

    there all right for now.

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    gmacewan, Wed, 27 Jul 2011 09:18:00 UTC.

    An HK firearm is a weapon that you can stake your life on. This is a great handgun in an outstanding caliber. If you can find one at the price shown here...GOOD LUCK!! I have seen these go fro closer to $900 + . Only thing is, this is more in the line of a duty side arm and a little large for concealed carry. Oh, and please don't forget AT LEAST one maybe two additional mags.

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    CATMguy45, Thu, 10 May 2012 17:22:00 UTC.

    While assigned to NATO in Germany I carried the USP in 9MM. Being a firearms instructor I tried many times to find a issue with H&K. I only found two. One the double action trigger pull is tough and second H&K really likes their product and prices it accordingly. However I also tried to break this gun many times and had no success. For durability it gets high marks. I love the .45 version, H&K just needs to work on that trigger pull.

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    Anonymous, Sun, 20 Jan 2013 22:51:37 UTC.

    I like the feel of this weapon and it shoots great. My only issue is the mag release. I shoot a lot of different pistols and getting use to the function of this one is awkward.

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