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H&k MK 23

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by AndyH, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. AndyH

    AndyH Keizer, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys I have a serious itch that I want to scratch.....

    I want a H&K MK 23.

    Who has had some real world experience with one?
    Is there any issues with them that I should be aware of?

    Any advice or insight is appreciated

    Thanks

    Andy
     
  2. odiesplace97301

    odiesplace97301 silverton area Member

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    It say's HK on the side, so that tell you about the quality of the gun. They are big, heavy but aside from that they are what you get with any Hk quality German guns. So far HK has not gone the cost cutting ways of Sig. Sully had one in his shop if you want to check one out. I have played with the MK23 but do not own one, but my buddies has had no problems. It's just a big gun. Hope that helps you some
     
  3. AndyH

    AndyH Keizer, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Thanks I will drop Sully a pm
     
  4. odiesplace97301

    odiesplace97301 silverton area Member

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    Cool. Hope it helped. Good luck
     
  5. cdc

    cdc washington New Member

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    i had the chance to shoot an HK 45 just yesterday. Beautiful.
     
  6. NoAim

    NoAim Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    It may be big, but it's certainly not heavy. It only weighs 3 more ounces than a Glock 17.
     
  7. Hawaiian

    Hawaiian Tigard Oregon Well-Known Member

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    My buddy has one. It is a very nice firearm, but you need to handle one as it is big as others have mentioned. Too big for my liking even though I am an HK fan and carry an HK45c. But, I have smaller hands. YMMV.
     
  8. AndyH

    AndyH Keizer, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Handled one today at Sullys shop. I wanted it real bad. The only thing holding me back is the delta between the asking price and my available cash
     
  9. Weebs

    Weebs Clackamas County Member

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    AndyH,

    I had the chance to use a 23 at the range a while back. I too had the same itch that you had... I really wanted one. After putting a box of .45 through it I decided I no longer wanted on.

    It was just plain too big. In my hands it didn't shoot better than the half price HK USP Tactical .45.

    Yes it's cool to have but it's not really worth the expense in my mind.
     
  10. Silver Fox

    Silver Fox Puyallup, WA Well-Known Member

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    I shot an HK Mk 23 several years ago when they came out. It was like a 6 year old driving a Bentley. Really nice just to big and expensive, if you are a serious HK nut get it after you save the coin up. If not, then I would recommend the HK USP .45 tactical. A little cheaper and a little more practical for the us common folk and still an HK so you are not losing money, think of it as an investment.

    SF-
     
  11. BryanO

    BryanO W.WA Member

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    Its huge, and IIRC it only holds 12 rounds in the magazine.
     
  12. AndyH

    AndyH Keizer, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I have decided to pass on the H&K and just get another 1911 :worship:
     
  13. MWS

    MWS Oregon City,OR Member

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    You can't go wrong with a 1911... I only have 2 of them and I'm thinking of selling my 70 Series Gold Cup 70N3**** , I only need one.
     
  14. AndyH

    AndyH Keizer, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Blashpmey :D
     
  15. BryanO

    BryanO W.WA Member

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    Well I'm selling my only one! I'll probably regret it later, but I need to prioritize right now.