Gun Report

Heckler & Koch USP 40 Variant 9 .40 S&W USPLEM

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This may be the gun for the 1911 shooter who likes the added capacity and lighter weight of polymer pistols.

Heckler & Koch USP 40 Variant 9 .40 S&W USPLEM

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Without the decocker mechanism, the Variant 9 has fewer moving parts, but this gun will still fire double action. However, this meant manually lowering the hammer. A larger hammer was added to make it easier to control.
The safety lever or safety lever/decocker combination lever can be easily changed to the right side. Combined with the ambidextrous magazine release, left-handed shooters should feel right at home with one of 10 variations of the Universal Self Loading Pistol.

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