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Date Posted: September 10, 2013
HK45C, MK24 Socom
Blaine Chapman
Some pistols tell you they are awesome, others simply are.
There are firearms that label themselves as Mil Spec and SOCOM this or that, and then there are firearms that are SOCOM and Mil Spec. No one argues that HK makes amazingly accurate and reliable pistols. They also rarely say, “I love the feel of my USP!” This was the thought process going through Larry Vickers and Ken Hackathorn’s heads as they abandoned the idea of an HK 1911 and turned to improving existing HK pistols. With an idea to take the P2000 frame and the USP slide the two began developing the HK45. A pistol that would be as accurate as a well tuned 1911 and as reliable as existing HK. Out of that design plan came the HK45C, a compact and yet comfortable pistol that boasts accuracy and reliability. This little firearm would receive night sights, a longer threaded barrel, and an extended magazine which resembles an elephant’s foot. This transformation would turn it into the MK24 SOCOM, the sidearm choice of Seal Team Six. However when you look at the HK45C it remains silent. It does not tell you that it is used by America’s elite operators, or that it comes from a beautiful lineage of weapons development. No. The HK45C is just badass.


 

 

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