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Seems like a majority of threads (many started by new owners who've not even shot their HK's yet) assume they need trigger work.

I've always been completely satisfied with the stock V3, V1 triggers on my - USP 45C, HK 45C, P30L, P30 and P2000 SK.

My HK triggers work. And they work well.

Not trying to be contentious, but new HK owners, please take your pistol to the range and put 1,000 rds. through it before you consider having work done on your piece.

You may be surprised at how good that trigger really is. :wink:
 

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I think the triggers are fine the way they are. They might feel a little heavy but thats relative.
 

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This not meant as a blanket answer, but I think some folks use light triggers as a crutch to compensate for poor basic technique and bad habits. I have HKs with and without match triggers. I shoot them with about the same consistency, because I drill myself for trigger control and consistency. For the most part, I shoot all of my semi auto guns, with their various trigger sensitivities, the same. I do understand that a very heavy trgger can cause the group to spread. If I shoot my 629 in DA, my pattern is more open than when I shoot the same gun in single action. HK triggers are not heavy enough to make a difference to my performance. Some guys though, just have to have a two pound trigger...
 

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I considered it for about 5.7 seconds then just read about reliability issues some people had afterward and I really didn't see anything wrong with the stock trigger so I decided not to.

I have no problems hitting my target with the stock trigger.

The only thing I would consider trigger related would be a match trigger installed by HK themselves.

-DBLAction454
 

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Triggers are relative, and can be learned. Like anything that is different from what you are used to, time must be put in and learning must take place. It's much easier to chase the end of the trigger rainbow than train however.
 

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No trigger job here alway's done exactly what i wanted my HK's to do since ~1995.
Seem's like since the day's of the inter-web forum's get something going and it never stop's.
I like my HK's stock!!

All the post above say it better...i used to shoot a few hundred rds every week-end.
Since i cannot do that now i dry fire more and that help's. Today many want instant
gratification/success. So complaint's arise instead of doing like Apollo said.....

If HK trigger's are not for someone i would sell them and move on and not think twice about it. Striker fired gun's are for some but not for my carry nor SD handgun...rather have a revolver.
 

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On the P30s I've handled and P2000s I own, no. Not in a million years would I do a trigger upgrade. On my HK45c? Yes, I would. If it was half as smooth as the P2000 trigger I would be happy. But it just isn't. Could just be that gun, idk.
 

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Triggers are relative, and can be learned. Like anything that is different from what you are used to, time must be put in and learning must take place. It's much easier to chase the end of the trigger rainbow than train however.
Totally.

I just can't stand that my trigger has the break qualities of a wet potato chip. Thankfully that doesn't outweigh the other qualities of my P2000 relative to the competition.
 

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I was all about having HK install a match trigger on my usp and I still might. But im no where near as set on it as I was. I agree, im using that money for ammo, or a nice safariland holster.
 

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You know, I never really realized what a detriment a ****ty trigger can be when shooting at speed at 25-yards. After shooting both my P2000SK (may daily carry) and a new HK45, I have to say one thing - the DA trigger on my HK45 SUCKS! Is that the end of the World, or something that forces me to send my pistols off to some VooDoo Witch Doctor to either make my trigger better or break my gun? Nope. That's why they created an (un-named) striker fired pistols.
 

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You know, I never really realized what a detriment a ****ty trigger can be when shooting at speed at 25-yards. After shooting both my P2000SK (may daily carry) and a new HK45, I have to say one thing - the DA trigger on my HK45 SUCKS! Is that the end of the World, or something that forces me to send my pistols off to some VooDoo Witch Doctor to either make my trigger better or break my gun? Nope. That's why they created an (un-named) striker fired pistols.
hahaha. un-named and from austria? lol

joke aside.... I agree with your assessment of the HK45 DA trigger (the USPc DA is not that bad). Even in SA the triggers are anything but crisp. Just shoot the SRT from SIG to see how good a trigger in a mass produced gun can be. I'm not talking custom 1911s ... just a nice, crisp trigger.
and there's always the un-named striker fired product.

Of course "it's the indian and not the arrow" and one can learn to handle even a wet-potato chip trigger well with enough training... but what's the advantage of having a mushy trigger to begin with?

has any driver ever benefitted from an indirect steering in a car? or does a direct, responsive steering make driving a car generally easier?
 

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Talking strickly about the USP.

The double action is horrible. Hard and not very smooth.

Single action is either a love or hate. You either like the two-stage setup where you have some slack, then you have the actual resistance. It's kind of mushy but I like it, and it seems like half the people who encounter it like it. However for those who like it, if you ask them what would make it better you'll hear a crisper break is needed, ala a 1911. The match trigger does this while also giving it a much lower pull weight.

Bottom line. If you like the trigger of the USP or find it acceptable, you will love the match trigger. I still think it's one of the best triggers on a handgun, even more so than high end 1911s.
 

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I am not a target shooting pawn I use my handguns as the last needed tool for close up defense, when I can't reach or use my rifle. So having a target match trigger is not on my to do list of needs.
 
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