Yup, bad (good) habit to get into, I was lucky enough to end up with a spare barrel, spring and box for a P89X and put a yardsale P89 in it, have used the .30 Luger barrel and it functioned fine. Still have a spare barrel and captured spring also. Have lots of ammo for the .30 cal as I have a .30 Luger Browning Hi Power and a 1920 commercial Luger.moparclan ... I'm fully aware of your prowess when comes to our beloved P series. You and I have chased the next best deal on P series a time or two. I, myself have 2 of the P89x's. Always looking for another one or two or maybe three ...