The decocker is a safety feature... are you sure you want to do that?
Why not? The pistol's not any less safe, the manual and firing pin safeties are still active, I don't understand why Variant 9 is bad.The decocker is a safety feature... are you sure you want to do that?
guess they get excited and decock when they flip off the safety a lotWhy do people like the V9 so much. Does it shoot better or something?
I dont either, but my decocker is separate so I guess that doesnt countWell I don't have that problem and my V1 works just fine for me.
People who are trained with and used to shooting the 1911 ride the safety with their thumb. This is a perfect grip with a 1911, but with the HK it makes it more likely to accidentally push the lever a bit too far and either decock the pistol or worse render it temporarily inoperative.Why do people like the V9 so much. Does it shoot better or something?
I'm going to have to verify that statement at the armorer's class next month. The pistol was marketed as a modular system, exactly like the USP. The manual lists the other variants, so I'm inclined to believe this is just a case of HK being slow to release something.The USP V9 detent plate is not an exact drop-in fit for the HK45, although it certainly looks as though it could be modified to fit.
When I ordered the ambi-safety for my HK45 a couple months ago, I tried to order a V9 plate as well, but was told there are no plans to make one, so forget about it.
I know this is a very old thread, but I am in of the same thought and was a little disappointed by some of the responses to your inquiry. Every other experience I've had on this board has been very positive. This is the first thread I read where replies were completely unhelpful to downright condescending.To me it's not a safety feature, I want my HK to run like a 1911. Thanks for the info guys, I'll talk to an HK armorer I know and see if he can dig something up.
Pretty simple. Push out the sear axle so that it is flush against the left side of frame, remove the V1 detent plate, slip the new V9 detent plate in place, and push the sear axle back until it is flush with the RIGHT side.I was actually looking for instructions on making the change as the part is available for about $20 from HKParts.net
If you want to remove decock and convert to V9, use the 5+6 Detent Plate made for the HK45, the link is there. I dont use Decock either, so for me its a useless feature. I got a 5+6 Detent Plate for my USP Compact 9mm, plan to install it soon. Thats the beauty of the Modular System in H&K pistols ... have it the way YOU want it! =)