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XTECH HK Mags – First Impression

In a nutshell? Very positive. The mag body seems like it was made to fit the VP9. And the follower fits inside the mag body perfectly. And has yet to fail locking back the slide on dry fire.  Not even once.  Is this definitive? No, of course not! It’s all relative. But up to now, aftermarket HK Vp9 / P30 …

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Why the HK ProMags Don’t Work

Like a mini fellow VP nine owners the idea of a 17 round flush-fit Magazine is seductive and imminently appealing. So it was with great interest that I purchased the aftermarket 17 round magazine made by ProMag. These are billed as working in the HKVP9 and the HK P30. After some analysis and testing, it has become obvious that these …

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HK 20 Round Magazine Dry Practice

So in between live-fire exercises, I took a few minutes to familiarize myself with the 20 round, factory, HK, VP9 magazine. You’d think it wouldn’t be that big of a transition. And it’s not. But it defiantly isn’t the same (for me anyway) as grabbing and stuffing a 15 round mag into the pistol.  While this isn’t cool, or sexy …