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#5486867 - 12/18/14 10:00 PM H&K VP9 Review
Ruger1980 Offline
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Registered: 01/21/12
Posts: 502
Loc: Coppell, TX
I finally got a chance to test out the HK VP 9 and i was thoroughly impressed.  This is a group of 10 at 8 yards without a single flyer even from me. I put 100 rounds through the gun using 3 different types of ammo. I didn't have a single failure of any kind with any ammo. I cleaned and lubed her before the first range visit. I was shocked that after 100 rounds it was still lubed throughout and clean as a whistle.  It looked like i had put 2 magazines through the gun. The trigger is much better IMO than any HK P30 or USP i have shot in the past. I am glad HK went back to a striker fired pistol like the legendary P7. The HK forum claims the VP9 is manufactured with the same quality components as the P30. The reason it is $200 cheaper is less moving parts. Striker fired pistols are cheaper to produce than hammer fired pistols. I am glad HK now offers a quality firearm under $600.


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#5486876 - 12/18/14 10:05 PM Re: H&K VP9 Review [Re: Ruger1980]
Cleric Offline
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Registered: 03/11/12
Posts: 2780
I want a vp9 tb.... I will just have to wait...

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#5487056 - 12/19/14 06:28 AM Re: H&K VP9 Review [Re: Ruger1980]
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Which of those two guns pictured is more accurate?

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#5488709 - 12/19/14 11:44 PM Re: H&K VP9 Review [Re: Ruger1980]
Tactical Cowboy Offline
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Registered: 08/23/11
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Loc: San Angelo
I shot one and didn't like it. Glad you like yours!
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#5523894 - 01/06/15 03:39 PM Re: H&K VP9 Review [Re: Ruger1980]
rotor_wrench Offline
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Registered: 01/06/15
Posts: 27
Loc: San Angelo, Texas
I just bought a VP9...waiting for days off to go shoot it!
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#5523930 - 01/06/15 03:53 PM Re: H&K VP9 Review [Re: Ruger1980]
Dien Offline
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Registered: 08/16/12
Posts: 470
Loc: Grand Prairie
It's an HK, didn't need to clean and lube before shooting. cheers

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#5523979 - 01/06/15 04:17 PM Re: H&K VP9 Review [Re: Tactical Cowboy]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 7491
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Originally Posted By: Tactical Cowboy
I shot one and didn't like it. Glad you like yours!
What didn't you like about it? What have you shot that is similar that you did like? Glock, M&P, XD, FN, others? I have an M&P 9 and while I like it ok, I wouldn't miss it if there was something out there that I liked better (can't stand Glock, though).
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#5524080 - 01/06/15 05:16 PM Re: H&K VP9 Review [Re: Ruger1980]
rotor_wrench Offline
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Registered: 01/06/15
Posts: 27
Loc: San Angelo, Texas
It's been a challenge finding spare magazines...luckily my local gunshop had two.
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#5524093 - 01/06/15 05:21 PM Re: H&K VP9 Review [Re: Ruger1980]
rentzington Offline
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Registered: 07/22/11
Posts: 472
Loc: DFW
I wish they had these for rent at more ranges, looks really appealing . They seem to be easy enough to find for purchase, minus the le version

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#5524177 - 01/06/15 06:10 PM Re: H&K VP9 Review [Re: Ruger1980]
BigPig Offline
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Registered: 08/27/09
Posts: 10755
Loc: Forney, Tx
That's a good looking Sig up
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#5524365 - 01/06/15 07:31 PM Re: H&K VP9 Review [Re: Ruger1980]
kagomez85 Offline
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Registered: 12/07/10
Posts: 1900
Loc: Tyler,TX
I love mine! Great shooting gun

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#5524400 - 01/06/15 07:46 PM Re: H&K VP9 Review [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
Tactical Cowboy Offline
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Registered: 08/23/11
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Originally Posted By: Tactical Cowboy
I shot one and didn't like it. Glad you like yours!
What didn't you like about it? What have you shot that is similar that you did like? Glock, M&P, XD, FN, others? I have an M&P 9 and while I like it ok, I wouldn't miss it if there was something out there that I liked better (can't stand Glock, though).

It's another striker-fired pistol. Same things I don't like about all of em: bad trigger and lightweight, jumpy recoil.

I've had, and put thousands of rounds through Glocks, XD, XDM, and M&P. I don't think one is any better than another.
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