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Ever see a gun for sale and can't get it out of your head until you buy it?

Ok - I own three HK's already. A USP (.40) and P30 9mm, and a P7 PSP. For the last 20 years I have dreamed of owning a P7M10, but always felt the price was hard to justify as most examples I've seen were in the $2000-2500 range depending on condition.

Last week I found a local sale for a very clean P7M10 in Electroless Nickel for $1800, no box, one original mag. Its obvious it has not been shot much based on the age/condition.

I have had a P7 PSP for a while, and love it. So Im not a newb when it comes to these guns.

One half of my brain says - buy it !! I will never find another one this cheap again....if I shoot it and absolutely hate it, I could always get my money back....plus a hundred bucks or so.

More practical side of the brain says - Ok...you already have 12 nice pistols (Sig-Sauer, Walther, HK, Glock) why are you even considering buying this? Its a big chunky .40 with $100 magazines.

Honestly the excitement of owning this is winning because its always been the 'holy grail' for me. I am really leaning towards getting it and getting this out of my system.

What say you?

(you know I'm probably going to get it anyways - just wanted to see what you guys thought)
 

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Get a 9mm rather than the 40. The M10 is bulky and retarded looking.
 

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One half of my brain says - buy it !! I will never find another one this cheap again....if I shoot it and absolutely hate it, I could always get my money back....plus a hundred bucks or so.
Listen to this half!
 

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Get it. I don't think it's ugly at all. I think it's a sharp looking gun. Absolutely get it. You have nothing to lose. If you hate it (which I don't think you will, as it's your "holy grail" gun) you can sell it for a profit. GET IT! They are rare and you know you want it! My rule of thumb is, if the cost isn't going to put you out on the streets, get it if you really want it. Anticipation is greater than reality. But not with HK's and not with one you want so much.
 

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This sounds like the beginning of an HK addiction. If that's the case then you are in the wrong place if you're looking for advice on how to overcome it. On that note......as you've stated, you have nothing to lose. You either buy it at a price you'll never see again and love it or you'll buy it, hate it, sell it and make a buck or two. Either way you'll have the monkey (P7M10 monkey because there will be another one shortly) off of your back. Enjoy your new pistol.
 

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Man if you hesitate and dont buy it, you will regret it for a long time. I wont try to talk anyone out of buying a HK> Especially a M10:100000:
Ever see a gun for sale and can't get it out of your head until you buy it?

Ok - I own three HK's already. A USP (.40) and P30 9mm, and a P7 PSP. For the last 20 years I have dreamed of owning a P7M10, but always felt the price was hard to justify as most examples I've seen were in the $2000-2500 range depending on condition.

Last week I found a local sale for a very clean P7M10 in Electroless Nickel for $1800, no box, one original mag. Its obvious it has not been shot much based on the age/condition.

I have had a P7 PSP for a while, and love it. So Im not a newb when it comes to these guns.

One half of my brain says - buy it !! I will never find another one this cheap again....if I shoot it and absolutely hate it, I could always get my money back....plus a hundred bucks or so.

More practical side of the brain says - Ok...you already have 12 nice pistols (Sig-Sauer, Walther, HK, Glock) why are you even considering buying this? Its a big chunky .40 with $100 magazines.

Honestly the excitement of owning this is winning because its always been the 'holy grail' for me. I am really leaning towards getting it and getting this out of my system.

What say you?

(you know I'm probably going to get it anyways - just wanted to see what you guys thought)
 

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Im waiting on my tax refund...I will go ahead and snatch it up...I will post some pics after I buy it.
 

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I went to look at it again today and was severely let down...I took the slide off and noticed that the area behind the breechface on the slide had been welded for some reason. It looked like **** under there - its painfully obvious it was not a factory repair. I will keep looking for a unmolested one. I guess the saying is true....if its too good to be true, than it probably is!!
 

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I'm sure you'll love it, I love my M-10. Bad comes to worse like you said you can always sell it. Just make sure you shoot it before you decide if your going to keep it, it might be my favorite 40.
 

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Sound's like a nice piece, must not be alot out there. Since i do not see them talked about much. I really like Nickle plated gun's only HC matte a little better. Congrat's i look forward to pic.'s of the show piece!!
 

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I went to look at it again today and was severely let down...I took the slide off and noticed that the area behind the breechface on the slide had been welded for some reason. It looked like **** under there - its painfully obvious it was not a factory repair. I will keep looking for a unmolested one. I guess the saying is true....if its too good to be true, than it probably is!!
Aw. I'm sorry to hear that. There will be another! It's good that you took the slide off and inspected. Definitely would have been bad news if you bought it w/o inspecting first.
 

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Apparently all the P7M13's and all the P7M10's have those weld marks...thats what secures the striker block in the slide. I checked my P7 PSP and it has the same weld marks, only less noticeable do to the dark (cerakote) finish. Its more pronounced on the larger P7M10 and the electroless nickel finish. Here's some discussion of the welding on this site:
http://thefiringline.com/forums/archive/index.php?t-329921.html
 

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Get the gun you will be sorry. They all have that welding marks in the slide that is how they are made. No one messed with it. if they did weld anything onto the slide it would be discolored due to the heat which it is exposed to. That would also mean the gun was refinished and would look brandy new.
 
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