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    Default My impressions of my HK P30 with tons of pics

    I had posted this elsewhere and a member there had informed me about this forum, so I thought I'd post it here as well.

    I bought mine about a week or so ago.

    RARELY do I enjoy a new toy as much as this. Rarely do I come across a pistol that I can say is just about perfection in every way (for me personally). I have only owned a few "perfect" guns out of the 60 or so I have owned in my life. The best were the HK P7M8, a custom built Para by Guncraft, a one-off factory Sig Sauer P220 in .38 Super and the Glock 23 that I owned for 5 years. Close to perfect have been various custom 1911's, all Glocks, and a few Browning High Powers.

    I got a bug up my butt to get something different today, and braved a snowstorm to go out and get it. I had in my head a custom 1911 as my dealer carries Ed Brown and Nighthawk. In the back of my head were a two-toned Sig 228 or 229 with wood grips or maybe an HK USP40C.

    After about 15 minutes of looking at everyhting I had a gorgeous Cobra Karry in my hand and still wandered over to the HK display. I didn't like the skinny grip of the USP40 Compact so sadly we put it back in the case. Then I spied a gun I was unfamiliar with... the HK P30 in 9mm. It had an aggressive look similar to the new Walthers, but looked much nicer (not knocking Walthers, I just preferred this design work).

    Once I placed it in my grip it was all over. I wanted the Kobra Carry, but I didn't want the finish they had in stock... so that'll be a New year toy.... I HAD to have the HK.

    I typically do not like DA pistols. I don't care for the dual stage trigger inconsistency from 1st to 2nd shot. But the trigger on this HK is incredibly smooth.

    Then I saw that you can alter the grips a LOT. 3 sets of side panels with different degrees of swell, and 3 different backstraps too!! Luckily the "medium" sets that were already on there were my perfect grip anyway.

    I took her out on the range immediately and blew 150 rounds through her with not one hiccup, and astounding accuracy for a 3" barrel!

    Anyway, I have not been this happy about a gun purchase in so long that I can't even remember. The only trying part of it all was because the gun is so new on the market, there are no holsters for it. I did find a nice Galco made for a Sig that fits it very nicely though.

    If you get the chance, pick one of these puppies up... worth every penny and then some. Here are the pics........... (it'll take a couple of posts)























    More on next post........

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    These grips are very comfy, and the finger grooves are helpful.

























    More on next post......

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    Decocker on rear of slide. Easy to get to! I also love the ambi slide lock and ambi mag release.

















    And here's the target from my best grouping of 15 rounds at 50 feet offhand. Perhaps with a few more range sessions that group will tighten up a bit.


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    Great pictures and post. Great shooting too. Great pistol. Lots of greats......
    Thanks.

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    nice camera work...what did you use to photograph the p30?

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    BanditSRT8,
    Congrats on the P30 purchase and welcome to the forum! Those are some amazing pictures and some of the nicest that I have seen. Would it be possible to get a hi-res version of the third picture? It would make a very nice background on my laptop.
    Thanks

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    Awesome pictures :) Glad You like Your new toy.
    Safety is something that happens between your ears, not something you hold in your hands. Col. Jeff Cooper

    Facebook.com/koukal.lukas

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    Awesome Pics. What a beautiful sidearm. Wow.....
    Better to have it and not need it..........even better to have them all!!!!!!

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    Thanks everyone, I am very glad I was able to snag one.

    I use a Nikon D70 for my photography.

    Mark, here ya go:


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    Thanks BanditSRT8 it looks great!

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