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H&K VP Series #4647751
01/27/18 09:45 AM
01/27/18 09:45 AM
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Douglas County, Colorado
bigj_16 Offline OP
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Does anyone that has one want to comment?

Re: H&K VP Series [Re: bigj_16] #4647829
01/27/18 10:47 AM
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How is their customer service ? For example I have a Ruger 22/45 with at least 75,000 round through it. I bought it in 2000 last year I stripped it and made a list of broken and worn parts. This pistol has been used and abused. Cleaned only when it is so filthy it quits working reliabily or soiled the clothes, yes I lube it often. I called Ruger to order the parts and Ruger had my name on their computer and said no charge it is covered by the warranty. [email protected] has been good as well I am not sure about Springfield, Dan Wesson or Colt as I have never has to use their customer service. CMMG for the 22 lr AR Upper has been stellar Warranty wise . Hard use guns do break and wear .


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Re: H&K VP Series [Re: bigj_16] #4647926
01/27/18 12:15 PM
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Have a VP9. It fits me, has a decent trigger, is a nice size, and digested 300 rounds of various types right out of the box with zero malfunctions.

Throw in the decent price and special offer for four free magazines, and I think it has been a pretty good deal.

BSW

Re: H&K VP Series [Re: bsmithwins] #4647950
01/27/18 12:45 PM
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Originally Posted By: bsmithwins
Have a VP9. It fits me, has a decent trigger, is a nice size, and digested 300 rounds of various types right out of the box with zero malfunctions.

Throw in the decent price and special offer for four free magazines, and I think it has been a pretty good deal.

BSW

What special offer?

Re: H&K VP Series [Re: bigj_16] #4648017
01/27/18 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted By: bigj_16

What special offer?


They had a magazine rebate last year.


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Re: H&K VP Series [Re: bigj_16] #4648065
01/27/18 03:30 PM
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Got the VP9 and VP9SK. Great products.


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Re: H&K VP Series [Re: GMZ] #4648206
01/27/18 06:11 PM
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Originally Posted By: GMZ
Originally Posted By: bigj_16

What special offer?


They had a magazine rebate last year.


I think you had to buy a full size pistol by November of last year.

BSW

Re: H&K VP Series [Re: bigj_16] #4648997
01/28/18 01:02 PM
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Central IA
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They are okay guns, but they are not as durable or as reliable as their other higher end guns. However, unlike those other guns, the VP9 has a good trigger right from the box. I know the early ones were a bit undersprung so if you get a used one and it has issues, slam a new recoil spring in it. Some had had the cocking ears break off as well.

I would probably go with a Walther PPQ over a VP9 to be honest.


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Re: H&K VP Series [Re: bigj_16] #4649175
01/28/18 03:34 PM
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ONE of the reasons I posted this question is that Davidson's has a pretty smokin' deal on this VP40 Tactical until tomorrow.
https://www.galleryofguns.com/genie/Default.aspx?item=M700040T-A5&&mfg=Heckler+%26+Koch&mdl=VP40&cat=All&type=Pistol%3a+Semi-Auto&cal=40SW&fin=&sit=&zipcode=80104

Re: H&K VP Series [Re: bigj_16] #4649242
01/28/18 04:34 PM
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Originally Posted By: bigj_16
ONE of the reasons I posted this question is that Davidson's has a pretty smokin' deal on this VP40 Tactical until tomorrow.
https://www.galleryofguns.com/genie/Default.aspx?item=M700040T-A5&&mfg=Heckler+%26+Koch&mdl=VP40&cat=All&type=Pistol%3a+Semi-Auto&cal=40SW&fin=&sit=&zipcode=80104


That seems decent but the big distributors that sell direct, like CDNN, seem to have prices in that range or lower regularly. Or buy on gunbroker.com

BSW

Re: H&K VP Series [Re: bsmithwins] #4649303
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Originally Posted By: bsmithwins
Originally Posted By: bigj_16
ONE of the reasons I posted this question is that Davidson's has a pretty smokin' deal on this VP40 Tactical until tomorrow.
https://www.galleryofguns.com/genie/Default.aspx?item=M700040T-A5&&mfg=Heckler+%26+Koch&mdl=VP40&cat=All&type=Pistol%3a+Semi-Auto&cal=40SW&fin=&sit=&zipcode=80104


That seems decent but the big distributors that sell direct, like CDNN, seem to have prices in that range or lower regularly. Or buy on gunbroker.com

BSW


Not really. I can get it for $585 out the door,tax,background everything from Davidsonís. The VP40 Tactical is a specific model of VP40. In addition, it is a seamless transaction.

Re: H&K VP Series [Re: bigj_16] #4649313
01/28/18 05:46 PM
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Central IA
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40 S&W guns are easy to find cheap if you look around. The market demand for them has fallen off a cliff in the last two years. 9mm and 10mm is in vogue and the 40 S&W has turned into the red headead stepchild cartridge. I myself ditched all my 40 S&W guns and went to just 9mm and 45acp for my stuff. It is still very capable, so if you shoot it well, go for it.


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Re: H&K VP Series [Re: bigj_16] #4649344
01/28/18 06:33 PM
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I don't understand why they put threaded barrels on guns with standard non elevated sights. They're worthless once you attach any form of suppressor to it.

Re: H&K VP Series [Re: bigj_16] #4649557
01/28/18 09:55 PM
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Unless you have a ton of .40 ammo, and are invested in the caliber, avoid it.

If you dont currently own anything in .40, there is no reason to buy it.

Skip and get a 9MM.


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Re: H&K VP Series [Re: billt460] #4649663
01/29/18 12:10 AM
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Originally Posted By: billt460
I don't understand why they put threaded barrels on guns with standard non elevated sights. They're worthless once you attach any form of suppressor to it.


I suspect they sell nine out of 10 pistols with threaded barrels to people that are never going to put a suppressor on it.

BSW

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