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I'm ready to pull the trigger (no pun intended) on purchasing a HK USP Compact in .40 cal and am wondering if there is a metal...steel?, aluminum?, alloy?...trigger available to replace the polymer one that comes with the pistol. I haven't found one, but figure this is the place to find out if there is one in the works that will be available in the near future.
 

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Not that I know of. The trigger that comes on a USP is steel covered in polymer though. Why do you want a solid metal one?
 

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I've watched a video review where the reviewer showed a trigger with quite a bit of flex when used in DA mode. I admit that i have no idea if the user was over pulling the trigger to make his point. I will have one in hand later today to test this out myself, but just want to cover all my bases in case I find it to have this purported flex.
 

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There will always be self proclaimed experts on the intarwebz who can nit-pick and over-exaggerate their perceived faults of a weapon they don't like. (IOW:Haters gonna hate). I can show you metal triggers flexing, too. that doesn't make them any more/less reliable. In fact, metal (or any material for that matter) that doesn't flex and bend a little bit is more likely to break and/or shatter.
 

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There will always be self proclaimed experts on the intarwebz who can nit-pick and over-exaggerate their perceived faults of a weapon they don't like.
Agreed.

Unfortunately I didn't get to try one out today, but I will tomorrow.
 

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I think it's more the overall trigger mechanism that leads to the perceived 'flex', more akin to the general 'spongy' feel of the USP triggers.

I have both USP full size and Compact triggers with me as I type this, not installed in a pistol, and neither of them have any flex whatsoever.
 

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Not too sure how the USP has had such a great track record with such a fragile trigger.

Don't go searching for solutions to problems that don't exist.
 

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I picked up a USP .45 Compact a few weeks ago and I love it as is. Before I got it, I kept reading that the stock trigger was "terrible" or worse on the internet. All I know is that I've put 400 rounds through it, it feels good and I've never shot groupings like I did today.

I'm no expert and the only other gun I own is a Sig p228. I have a harder time with the DA on the Sig but I don't seem to have any problems on the H&K.

Anyhow, I agree with the other posters and see how you like it before you decide to change it.
 

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I think it's more the overall trigger mechanism that leads to the perceived 'flex', more akin to the general 'spongy' feel of the USP triggers.

I have both USP full size and Compact triggers with me as I type this, not installed in a pistol, and neither of them have any flex whatsoever.
THIS ^ exactly.

It is not the actual trigger flexing. As III The Chad III said, your USP has a metal trigger, coated in polymer. The play is in the entire trigger mechanism, not the actual trigger itself. If you want your USP to have a really crisp-feeling trigger, you can always send it off to Bruce Gray for a trigger-job.
 
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