The Heckler & Koch Compact 45 much to be desired. Contoured and reduced slide with forward slide (grasping) grooves and anti-glare longitudinal ribs make it easy to chamber a round. Ambidextrous slide and magazine release make it a weapon choice for both left and right hand shooters. Its integral military standard 1913 picatinny rail molded into the polymer frame just cover for mounting lights, laser aimers. and other accessories. Ergonomic grip profiles with user replaceable grip panels to adjust the feel and grip circumference of the weapon suit individual operator hand size and shooting preference. No bullet velocity will be lost with the hammer forged polygonal bore.