Are USP 9mm good?

Are USP 9mm good?

It is reliable, lightweight, soft shooting, and has an above average trigger, especially for a service pistol. I have fired several different handguns and the only one that comes close to working as well as the USP does for me is the Smith & Wesson M&P 9mm.

Is the USP a good handgun?

With an overall length of 7.91 inches and a width of 1.26 inches, it’s not exactly the most concealable handgun out there. 45, but the USP 45 is more like a short rifle than a handgun. This is exactly why it is a desirable special duty and military handgun. It really isn’t a short rifle, but it shoots like one.

What is a USP 9mm?

USP. Find a Dealer. Originally designed for the American market, the USP (Universal Self-loading Pistol) has found international acceptance as an accurate and ultra-reliable handgun. Features favored by U.S. law enforcement and military users provided much of the design criteria for the USP.

What does USP stand for in HK USP?

universal self-loading pistol
The USP (Universelle Selbstladepistole or “universal self-loading pistol”) is a semi-automatic pistol developed in Germany by Heckler & Koch GmbH (H&K) of Oberndorf am Neckar as a replacement for the P7 series of handguns.

Does H&K still make the USP?

SOCOM eventually purchased 7,500 Heckler and Koch guns under the name Mark 23, with deliveries taking place between 1996 and 1997. It is unknown if any are still in use today. The USP, however, is still on the civilian market, where it has carved out a niche among Heckler and Koch enthusiasts.

Is the HK USP Compact a good gun?

Competing with an HK USP Compact was a bit unconventional compared to the older guys running their Smith & Wesson 686s and Kimber 1911s. Despite being the area black sheep, I loved how well and consistent the USP shot every match I attended. The biggest issue I had with the gun was the polymer trigger and the amount of flex it had.

Why was the Heckler Koch USP Compact 9mm made?

The USP was originally designed around the new .40 Smith and Wesson cartridge, as a result of this the 9mm variant is very overbuilt and soaks up recoil.

What’s the price of an old USP Compact?

Sadly the old worn USP had been traded off years ago, but about two years ago I came across one of the very early imports of the USP Compact, a KG (96) marked example in great condition priced very affordably at $500. The catch? It’s a V2 left-handed model, something that has to be fixed.

What are the disadvantages of the USP Compact?

In terms of disassembly, the USP Compact is just like any other modern-day handgun with simple takedown and reassembly. The biggest thing I see the USP having a disadvantage is mainly capacity.