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Well after mush fondling I finally picked up a FNP. I really like it so far. I will not be able to get to the range until the weekend but so far so good. I got it from CDNN. Its one of the contract over runs.

Anything I should be aware of before I head to the range? Already stripped it down and lubed it up. Do they prefer to run wet? Any problems dry firing with snap caps?

Who is making good leather for these things. Not a Kydex guy.

Thanks in advance.
 

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Hello relascout, welcome to the forum.

Damp, not wet. I dampen the rails and put a drop of oil on pivot parts after cleaning. And don't mess with it until next cleaning. I do the same on all my semi's. No problems with the FNP so far.

I don't dry fire mine empty. But I do use snap caps and have had no problems. A handfull of owners last year reported that their guns cracked an internal part when fired, and at least one cracked when just being dry fired. But the problem seems to be solved. Several people here have dry fired the heck out of them with no trouble.

I have no info on leather.
 

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Cool great info. Thanks for putting the board up.

I am sure leather will be around soon enough. I heard about the cracking on earlier models but thought I would ask anyway.

So far I really like the package. The FNP-45 is also on my list.
 

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rellascout said:
Cool great info. Thanks for putting the board up.
That would be Shipwreck and Thermalator... I sweep floors. :D
 

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lol might i say the floors are nice and clean TA :?
 

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Texas Armadillo said:
rellascout said:
Cool great info. Thanks for putting the board up.
That would be Shipwreck and Thermalator... I sweep floors. :D
:lol: :lol: :lol:

TA is a new moderator here - but we are happy to have him :?

And, we're glad that everyone likes the forum :?
 

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Its my favorite forum! FNFORUM ROCKS!!! :? :shock:
 

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Congrats, thinking of getting one of those from CDNN also. Can you tell the year of manufacture from the paperwork or anything?
 

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I was looking at cdnn, it seems like they have some pretty good prices on alot of guns including H&K's
 

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The Roll marks is not Fredericksburg, VA it is Columbia, South Carolina. That is the only disappointment so far because I live in Fredericksburg.

From what I can tell everything else is the same. It is one of the contract over runs that are selling for $379.
 

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The Roll marks is not Fredericksburg, VA it is Columbia, South Carolina. That is the only disappointment so far because I live in Fredericksburg.

From what I can tell everything else is the same. It is one of the contract over runs that are selling for $379.
It would be cool to have one of each, but you probably won't find a Fredericksburg, VA marked FNP for that great of a price. I payed around $479 + shipping + transfer fees + MD background check fees (one time gun tax). I don't know if $100 more is worth the Fredericksburg marking for you or not.

I dry fire mine all the time without snap caps, with the notch in the trigger group, and no problems yet. I have read that not all notched trigger housings have the problem, though. Perhaps mine is one that will not have the problem. I deliberately dry fire mine so that if it does crack, it will be soon so that I can send it off for replacement. I don't want to have to wait 5 or 10 years to do it. I don't shoot that much, so it may take that long to develop a crack. My only problem witht he crack is it seems you have to send the whole gun back. I would rather send the housing back only. It would be cheaper to ship and you wouldn't have to worry about theft from the shipping carrier.
 
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