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Picked up a VP9 so that I can start to get into some competition matches since poking holes at the range is beyond boring.

Long time 1911 shooter/collector, but decided to pick up a higher capacity since the ergonomics of the grips have come a long way in the past few years.

I do not have the largest hands, so I always passed over most double stacks besides a Wilson KZ45 that I have.

I went to the range and hot lapped all the rental pistols that appealed to me (9 total) and was torn between the VP9 and a XD (mod 2) 5". Have always liked my P7, so opted for the HK since I never really took to my original XD.

One week later I have VP9 with slim panels, DP front and rear sights, match spring kit, aluminum support sleeve, closed off slide cap, flush cocking aids and a safariland GLS holster. Mods were beyond easy to install. Found a deal on 15 rd factory mags for $33 a piece, VP9 was $519. Feel like I stole this thing for what it offers.

Very happy over, plan to hit the range this week or next and a run and gun later this month with some co-workers.

The HK love started in my youth shooting my fathers pre-ban HK91, keeping it going.
 

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Picked up a VP9 so that I can start to get into some competition matches since poking holes at the range is beyond boring.

Long time 1911 shooter/collector, but decided to pick up a higher capacity since the ergonomics of the grips have come a long way in the past few years.

I do not have the largest hands, so I always passed over most double stacks besides a Wilson KZ45 that I have.

I went to the range and hot lapped all the rental pistols that appealed to me (9 total) and was torn between the VP9 and a XD (mod 2) 5". Have always liked my P7, so opted for the HK since I never really took to my original XD.

One week later I have VP9 with slim panels, DP front and rear sights, match spring kit, aluminum support sleeve, closed off slide cap, flush cocking aids and a safariland GLS holster. Mods were beyond easy to install. Found a deal on 15 rd factory mags for $33 a piece, VP9 was $519. Feel like I stole this thing for what it offers.

Very happy over, plan to hit the range this week or next and a run and gun later this month with some co-workers.

The HK love started in my youth shooting my fathers pre-ban HK91, keeping it going.
Congrats, and you'll love the VP9 for competition shooting, it's incredible easy to be fast and accurate with it, and it will NEVER misfire no matter what ammo you throw at it!
 

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Picked up a VP9 so that I can start to get into some competition matches since poking holes at the range is beyond boring.

Long time 1911 shooter/collector, but decided to pick up a higher capacity since the ergonomics of the grips have come a long way in the past few years.

I do not have the largest hands, so I always passed over most double stacks besides a Wilson KZ45 that I have.

I went to the range and hot lapped all the rental pistols that appealed to me (9 total) and was torn between the VP9 and a XD (mod 2) 5". Have always liked my P7, so opted for the HK since I never really took to my original XD.

One week later I have VP9 with slim panels, DP front and rear sights, match spring kit, aluminum support sleeve, closed off slide cap, flush cocking aids and a safariland GLS holster. Mods were beyond easy to install. Found a deal on 15 rd factory mags for $33 a piece, VP9 was $519. Feel like I stole this thing for what it offers.

Very happy over, plan to hit the range this week or next and a run and gun later this month with some co-workers.

The HK love started in my youth shooting my fathers pre-ban HK91, keeping it going.
Congrats! You will love the VP9. I have had my "tan" VP9 (LE with the TFX night + fiber sights) for almost a month now and love the heck out of it! It's my 100% EDC.

I am also a long time 1911 and P7 fan and carried a Wilson Tactical Elite (in 45) or a P7M13 for a decade. Finally went to a Wilson Stealth Defense (smallest of the coned barrel 45s he makes) or a P7M8 for a little lighter weight. Then along came the VP9 and that's the only polymer/striker fired pistol for me.

The VP9 should be a great comp gun for you also as it shoots quite well.

Getting ready to do the match springs myself. How much did it take the trigger weight down?

Dr. H
 

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Congratulations on the acquisition--- 1 post in 7.25 years--- you must come by more often!!! :biggrin:

Tony
 

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As you can see I read way more than post. I was just that pleased with the VP9 to post about it.

As for the trigger pull, I do not have a gauge to test with. It is a noticeable change for the minimal fee of the springs and straight forward install.
 

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When my wife decided to shoot USPSA, she went through my whole inventory (looong story...) and finally settled on VP9.

Good thing I also had the VP40, otherwise the pain would have been unbearable.
 

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Congrats. You'll love how it runs and guns. You'd think it was made specifically for comps.
The VP9 was a natural for me like no other handgun I've shot. Perfect out of the box for USPSA.
 

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I love my VP9 so much, I bought another one.

Enjoy, FYI, my first one has 9k down the pipe with nary a hiccup, other one has 4K down the pipe. Between the 2, only 4 FTRB due to some cheap ammo...just awesome reliable.
 

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Congrats! VP9 brings so much joy at the range and confidence to carry.. It will serve you good no matter what condition it is in.
 

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I love my VP9 so much, I bought another one.

Enjoy, FYI, my first one has 9k down the pipe with nary a hiccup, other one has 4K down the pipe. Between the 2, only 4 FTRB due to some cheap ammo...just awesome reliable.
ive considered getting the FLE law enforcement version with 3 mags and night sights but i havent convinced myself that I need two yet
 

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ive considered getting the FLE law enforcement version with 3 mags and night sights but i havent convinced myself that I need two yet







Of course you need two, just buy it!
 

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Got the standard black and FDE LE, keep thinking my next purchase should be a USP of some type but now the VP9 tactical is out and that has probably moved to the top of the list. At least one of them comes to the range with me every week,last weekend the range officer was commenting on how well I was shooting and then said sometimes you find the pistol that fits you perfectly.
 

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you have chosen wisely......
 

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IM WAITING/HOPING for a battlefield green offering





I'm saving for my first vp9. Color don't matter to me.
Love the trigger on it.
 

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VP 9 is a great gun, I have over 1000 rds through it with no malfunctions. I put night sights on it with the match trigger spring. The trigger gets better after 1000 rds. The reset is ok unless you like a short reset. Overall, its one of my favorites to shoot and I carry it every day.
 
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