Gun Report

Heckler & Koch USP45 .45 ACP

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The USP45 contains many 1911-style features we like, but it would benefit from a smoother DA trigger and more consistent accuracy. Improve either of these areas and this gun gets a Buy It ranking.

Heckler & Koch USP45 .45 ACP

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Concealed Carry
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Single
Trigger Span Double

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An accessory rail is molded into the dust cover.
The USP45 felt slippery to us initially. Grip pressure to the front and back straps solved the problem.
The outer profile of the rear sight is slanted in a pyramid-like shape, which is supposed to bring the eye quickly on sight. However, the available light that surrounds the front blade as seen through the rear notch makes a bigger difference.

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