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mcramer 09-17-2012 04:25 AM

Hk .45
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So about two months ago I woke up and went to the gun store with every intent on dropping $500 on a 1911 and putting on lay a way. While I was there looking at 1911's I came across this big hunk of gun called the HK.45. I started to play with it and fell in love. So instead of dropping $500 on a 1911 on lay a way, I dropped about 1k and walked out with this, and have not looked back or regretted it. The only issue I have, and its not even with the gun, is that I ordered a duty holster for it a month and a half ago, and I still haven't gotten it. The company acts like I want a level 3 retention light bearing holster for some homemade gun.
The bun I bought was set up with the right handed safety and de-cocker, and this posed a problem for me since I'm left handed. It also only came with two magazines. I researched for holsters, magazines, and ambidextrous safety/de-cocker. Everyone I talked to says its easier to pay a gunsmith to have the ambi lever installed. I found one, ordered it, and installed it in less than 5 minutes with a pair of tweezers a small pair of channel lock pliers. There is really no point to this post, except just wasting time while I stay awake on my night off...But I do have pictures. Oh and yes the gun shoots like a dream.

The first picture is before the safety.

Garadex 09-17-2012 06:07 AM

I've always wanted one of those but I'm broke and can only afford inexpensive guns. And man I'm jealous looks nice and makes me drool.

sputnik1988 09-17-2012 06:14 AM

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I'm certain I'll catch hell for this but..

At that angle, it vaguely reminds me of another handgun.:eek:

Mosin 09-17-2012 12:59 PM


Originally Posted by sputnik1988
I'm certain I'll catch hell for this but..

At that angle, it vaguely reminds me of another handgun.:eek:

That was my first thought! :D

Okay, I'm confused. You went in to put a $500 gun on lay away, but walked out with a gun you dropped $1,000 on???

mcramer 09-17-2012 07:31 PM

Yes, it was one of those I plan on putting money down on a gun, not paying for the whole thing right then and there.

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