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#551577 - 01/06/08 09:13 AM Which 40 cal ??
Hammer
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I have been looking a 40 cal. Springfield XD or maybe a Smith and Wesson. Any suggestion? Thanks
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#551610 - 01/06/08 09:47 AM Re: Which 40 cal ?? [Re: Hammer]
Model70Man
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What is the purpose? Is it going to be a carry gun, car gun, house gun, etc...?
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#551633 - 01/06/08 10:20 AM Re: Which 40 cal ?? [Re: Model70Man]
Hammer
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Not a carry more like a car gun.
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#551659 - 01/06/08 10:42 AM Re: Which 40 cal ?? [Re: Hammer]
bcunnin1
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If you like the .40 and its not for carry you should look at the sig line of pistols. I had a .40 sig 229 it was sweet. A little heavy to conceal carry comfortably but an awsome gun. Look at the M&P from Smith and Wesson also a quality pistol.
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#551692 - 01/06/08 11:23 AM Re: Which 40 cal ?? [Re: bcunnin1]
Model70Man
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If it's a car gun, I wouldn't spend a whole lot of cash on it just in case it gets stolen. A $250 Taurus 357 Mag or a used glock in 40 cal would do the trick for me.
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#552057 - 01/06/08 06:03 PM Re: Which 40 cal ?? [Re: Model70Man]
smstone22
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I loved my XD, then it got stolen lol
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#552431 - 01/06/08 09:44 PM Re: Which 40 cal ?? [Re: smstone22]
Squatchy
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Springfield XD or maybe a Glock. Anytime you purchase a gun for self defense purposes you want to spend all that you can afford and get a quality firearm that will cycle 100% of the time. These two are the only ones I can think of that will fire and function no matter what (within reason). I own an XD in .357 Sig, and would probably own a Glock if it weren't for that high grip angle. My conceald gun is a 2 inch barreled "Carry it Anywhere" series Taurus in .357 mag, them and the S&W's are great if you like a revolver. I have heard to stay away from any Taurus auto. My $.02.
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#552681 - 01/07/08 07:16 AM Re: Which 40 cal ?? [Re: Squatchy]
Kimberman
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sig 229 or 226
XD
HK
S&W M&P
Glock


in that order
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#553383 - 01/07/08 02:51 PM Re: Which 40 cal ?? [Re: Kimberman]
comprifleshooter
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Glock 27 with a Pierce magazine extender
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#553778 - 01/07/08 06:25 PM Re: Which 40 cal ?? [Re: comprifleshooter]
stik
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ANY 1911
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