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    Default Commercial P7s ?

    If a guy had a 1982 P7 with a protruding heel release & no import roll mark, would he be looking at a commercial P7?

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    If it has slab/flat grips (not grips with a thumb swell), a glossy black cardboard box that is green on the inside, the correct manual written in English, and a warranty card written in English, then YES it’s a commercial import. There were some Arlington import P7s that had protruding mag releases with NO import marks. They are rare, but they do come up for sales every once in awhile.
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    Thanks for the reply, Brobus ... here’s a photo:
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    I usually like to say "Nice Rack" but in this case "Nice Box" lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by AutoLode View Post
    I usually like to say "Nice Rack" but in this case "Nice Box" lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by shoelessjoe View Post
    Thanks for the reply, Brobus ... here’s a photo:
    I can’t say 100 percent, but that’s most likely a commercial import. HK went from a rounded back strap with a protruding mag release to a scalloped back strap with a flush mount mag release in mid 1982 (IC). The majority of the pre mid 1982 P7s were retrofitted withe the flush mag release. HK went from the protruding mag release to the flush mag release on the commercial import P7s in early 1983 around serial 54000. I can’t see the front of the manual very well, but it does not look period correct for that particular pistol. You would generally see that manual with pistols made in 1990 (KA) or later.
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    Is there any pistol as much fun to look at as the p7's? I stare at anyone's picture of theirs like it was the first Playboy I ever saw. And I have one!! Beautiful gun:)

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    Quote Originally Posted by JonFrost View Post
    Is there any pistol as much fun to look at as the p7's? I stare at anyone's picture of theirs like it was the first Playboy I ever saw. And I have one!! Beautiful gun:)
    It is an HK thing and only HK enthusiasts understand this: It is exciting to look at any of HKs legacy guns: p7s, p9s, 91s, 93s, 94s, and sp89s!!
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