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Old 03-21-2008, 11:33 AM   #1
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I just bought a HK tactical USP .45 so I could mount a knight suppressor on it. Well, the second day I shot it I didn't tighten the can down at all so first round.. BOOM!. The can went flying and landed 8 feet down the range. I've never more embarrassed in my life. My question to you guys is did I damage the pistol or the suppressor. After that incident, it seemed my groups went from 1 moa at 30 feet to maybe a little more. I was shaken up for awhile after that then started to get angry at being so irresponsible.



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Old 03-21-2008, 01:10 PM   #2
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Your groups have probably opened up because you're scared. Relax and breathe, they'll come back down.

Get the pistol and can to a qualified gunsmith for inspection before shooting it anymore though. Better safe than sorry.



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mattg just gave you the best advice you will ever get about a firearm!

Have it professionally checked BEFORE you fire another round!

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Yeah, that's the first thing I did. I bought them of the range so the owner was more happy to look at the pistol and supressor and fired a couple of times. Thanks for the advice!

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Yeah, that's the first thing I did. I bought them of the range so the owner was more happy to look at the pistol and supressor and fired a couple of times. Thanks for the advice!
If a qualified smith has given the pistol a clean bill of health, then the best thing you can do to get the groups back down is to shoot.


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