Heckler & Koch USC in .45 ACP

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posted on March 4, 2011
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...an accessory Picatinny rail for optics, easy disassembly, an ambidextrous safety lever, oversized trigger guard for easy operation while wearing gloves and a lifetime warranty. However, there is no magazine interchangeability with H&K or any other handguns.

My main complaints with the USC were the heavy and weird-feeling trigger, non-ergonomic safety lever and very poor notch-style rear sight. The rear sight was positioned too close to the eye for a clear picture with the notch, but the flip-up aperture was much better. While all the shooters agreed on this point, they also felt it was the most comfortable and fun to fire. The H&K USC was infallibly reliable with every load tested. It also looks pretty darn cool.

Manufacturer: Heckler & Koch; (706) 568-1906
Caliber:
.45 ACP
Capacity: 10 rounds
Barrel Length:
16.13 inches
Trigger Pull Weight:
9 pounds, 8 ounces
Length: 35.43 inches
Weight:
6 pounds
MSRP:
$1,883

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