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Old 05-31-2013, 12:49 PM   #1
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What is the best all around .45 caliber pistol at a decent price?

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RIA 1911 gets my vote.

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There is no such thing as a best anything pistol. I am, however, very satisfied with my Ruger.

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Well what are the pros and cons to having a .45 caliber? Just less accurate? I'm just looking to be better informed about it so I can make a smart buy

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45 caliber bullets are extremely accurate more so by far than 9mm 357mag 38spl 40sw 10mm.

My pref for a good quality 45acp especially for ccw is the xdm compact. The full size 4.5" version is a bit big for ccw but an extremely accurate gun.

The cz97bd is highly accurate and a pleasure to shoot due to almost perfect balance of weight grip size and weapon balance. Its often overlooked because its huge all steel but only holds 10 rounds

Ruger blackhawks in 45colt are stupid accurate.

Only cons i can think of is slightly reduced capacity as in number of rounds in a magazine. Other than that there really arent any i can think of.

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Full size xd or Fnx gives you high capacity offerings.

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45 caliber bullets are extremely accurate more so by far than 9mm 357mag 38spl 40sw 10mm.

My pref for a good quality 45acp especially for ccw is the xdm compact. The full size 4.5" version is a bit big for ccw but an extremely accurate gun.

The cz97bd is highly accurate and a pleasure to shoot due to almost perfect balance of weight grip size and weapon balance. Its often overlooked because its huge all steel but only holds 10 rounds

Ruger blackhawks in 45colt are stupid accurate.

Only cons i can think of is slightly reduced capacity as in number of rounds in a magazine. Other than that there really arent any i can think of.
Please explain your statement that .45 acp is more accurate then the other calibers. Is this personal, or do you have scientific/reliable proof? Not trying to troll you, I am truly curious. I have owned all mentioned calibers some time in my life, but never tried to see which is more accurate.
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Please explain your statement that .45 acp is more accurate then the other calibers. Is this personal, or do you have scientific/reliable proof? Not trying to troll you, I am truly curious. I have owned all mentioned calibers some time in my life, but never tried to see which is more accurate.
Yes please explain!! Is the 45 round a faster bullet?? That the only thing I can think of!! Is there any truth to the more velocity the more accurate!??
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Please explain your statement that .45 acp is more accurate then the other calibers. Is this personal, or do you have scientific/reliable proof? Not trying to troll you, I am truly curious. I have owned all mentioned calibers some time in my life, but never tried to see which is more accurate.
I'm more curious to find out why the OP thinks 45's are less accurate than other calibers.
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