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P30 Thursday: Week Forty-Two

Friday, March 26th, 2010

91,322 rounds 13 stoppages, 0 malfunctions, 5 parts breakages test ended at: 91,622 rounds At 91,300 rounds, the P30 was running strong. Even after a chunk went missing from the frame, the gun had turned in well over five thousand rounds of accurate and reliable service. I carried it every day. By 91,322 however, ...

P30 Thursday: Week Forty-One

Friday, March 19th, 2010

90,736 rounds 10 stoppages, 0 malfunctions, 5 parts breakages 90,000 rounds! Another eventful week with the P30, though the gun didn't see as many range days or rounds as usual. The pistol had five failures to extract this week, all of them due to ammo issues. The first occurred during the Aim Fast, Hit ...

P30 Thursday: Week Forty

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

89,136 rounds 10 stoppages, 0 malfunctions, 5 parts breakages As promised, this week allowed for lots of range time; I didn't waste the opportunity. And it's been a crazy week with the P30. A small piece of the frame sheared off, the gun still fired another 3,000+ rounds without a hiccup, and the ...

P30 Thursday: Week Thirty-Nine

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

85,043 rounds 10 stoppages, 0 malfunctions, 4 parts breakages Less than fifteen thousand rounds to go! The gun continues to perform without any trouble even though it's gone more than eight thousand rounds since it was last cleaned. The biggest news was the day John_Wayne777 spent shooting the pistol as reported here. Thanks ...

P30 Thursday: Week Thirty-Eight

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

81,145 rounds 10 stoppages, 0 malfunctions, 4 parts breakages This past Monday, the P30 broke through the 80,000 round mark. The last 3,753 rounds have been without cleaning or lubricating... not so much to torture the gun, but because I just haven't got around to cleaning or lubing it. You have to ...

P30 Update

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

A regular P30 Thursday will be coming along next week, but after yesterday's trip to the range it seemed appropriate to give a little update. While the P30 was carried and even saw some dry fire over the unplanned 3-week holiday, yesterday was the first live fire since I returned ...

P30 Thursday: Week Thirty-Four

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

77,003 rounds 10 stoppages, 0 malfunctions, 4 parts breakages That's right. We're back! The endurance test gun has returned from the SHOT Show and is ready to get back to work. And with just a couple of days at the range this week, the pistol shot over 2,000 rounds before I broke ...

P30 Endurance Test Gun at SHOT

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Seriously, that's a lot of boxes.

P30 Thursday: Week Thirty-Three

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

75,000 rounds 10 stoppages, 0 malfunctions, 4 parts breakages 75,000 rounds down the barrel! Pictured above is Wayne Weber, President of HK-USA as he fires the big Seven Five Oh Oh Oh. He even wore a red hat to celebrate the holiday. With the help of some water jugs (and a very understanding ...

Seven Five Oh Oh Oh

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Full report on Thursday (the real Thursday). Train hard & stay safe! ToddG