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Old 10-18-2013, 04:53 PM   #41
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I honestly don't believe the gun you asked for exists.
The only one that fits that bill is the FNH FNX-45, it has a 15 round 45 ACP mags (comes with 3 of them) and is the right size for you and your wife.

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Per the flashlight mentioning, should I go with night sights as well in the glock 21sf? I would need to buy some and have then installed.

Any suggestions on a budget friendly set? Or advice on whether I Should bother, if I buy a flashlight instead?
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I have small hands. Years ago I acquired one of the Para high capacity frames, was going to built up a gun. The grip, however, did not feel comfortable in my hands. Later, Para introduced a "slim line" version of the high capacity 1911. I had a P-16 with the slimmer frame, and it felt fine in my hands.
If your hand is at least size 8, you may be overly concerned about the grip size. As long as you don't mind tweaking your habits, you will manage most semi-autos with confidence, except maybe the HK Mark 23 or the original Desert Eagle. If your hand is < 8, or your wife's, then make a short list and try first hand.
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I would suggest checking out the Para double stack 1911's; the Springfield Xdm (not the XD, that feels a little bigger) and the Ruger SR45.
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Per the flashlight mentioning, should I go with night sights as well in the glock 21sf? I would need to buy some and have then installed.

Any suggestions on a budget friendly set? Or advice on whether I Should bother, if I buy a flashlight instead?
I would try some Glow-On or similar glow paint before having new sights installed, myself. http://glow-on.com/ See if you can use night sights for a bit less expense, and upgrade if the paint is not adequate. I have used this brand on some of my handguns and my SKS's previous sights.

They do sell small lights that will attach to the rail in front of your trigger guard. Opinions are mixed on these lights as they not only illuminate your target but also let your target know exactly where you are.
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If your still looking for a compact 45 with a large magazine capacity i would highly suggest the glock 30!! The Magazines are compatible with the glock 21 so any mag that fits the 21 will fit the 30 they make grip sleeves so you you can have the feel of a full sized gun but a in small package.

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This is the one with the magazine sleeve perfect for men

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This is whithout the sleeve
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ooOOOOOOOooooo I want one of these

http://para-usa.com/2013/firearms/tactical/blackOps1445.php

THe expert model of that is much more affordable..But man that 14/45 is purty!
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I can also ask, why .45? Nothing magical about any handgun round. Except for the fact that you live in NJ and my understanding is, that means you are limited to no hollow point ammo.
As a nj resident I can tell you that to the best of my knowledge you can have HPs in your home you just can't transport them as in going to the range with them. It's quite simple to explain to a LEO god forbid you had to use your firearm in a home defense situation, that the reason you own HP ammo is to protect the members of your family from over penetration while shooting the BG.

If I'm wrong some one please correct me.
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Do not slather glow on paint on your Glock sights. Tritium night sights are definitely worth the money. They are standard issue for us. I plan on eventually using the glow on for my cheap piece of crap Keltec but that's because real, quality night sights are not available for it.

You can get tritium sights that are just as good if not better quality than the ones that come on your Glock.
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Here are mine: 10 years of abuse and never a problem. Still glowing strong too!



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