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Old 01-19-2012, 06:54 AM   #21
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I have a Sigma. For the money it is ok. But I dont like the trigger. You will hear that a lot about Sigma. In the same price range you would do better with a Ruger. I have not shot the SR40c. But I would take a look at it. XD and XDm pistols are very popular. But a little more expensive I believe. But they are good guns with a great reputation behind them. I own a lot of guns. I have a "budget" 1911. It is a Citidel. They cost under $500. It is by far my favorite. I have other guns that cost a lot more. But that 1911 is what I shoot the most.

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The TT33 fires a 7.62x25mm round and holds 8 + 1, i bleve. That round is pretty different from the 45ACP. The 45ACP is generally a 200ish grain chunk of slow-moving lead that should transfer a lot of energy/hurt to the target before possibly passing on through. The lil 7.62x25mm is approximately 30 caliber, or 2/3 the diameter of the 45ACP, and is a pretty high velocity round that will probably not transfer as much energy/hurt on its speedy trip through a target. The 7.62x25 ammo that i have is only about 85 grains weightwise, iirc. It is fun to shoot, but i would rather bet my continued use of oxygen on something in 45ACP, if possible. Of course, shot placement is a bigger factor.

edit* for comparison, my XD45 holds 13+1 rounds.

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Right now I shoot the heck out of my 2 polymer .45's, my Glock 21 which has thousands and thousands of rounds through it without fail and my newest favorite my M&P45. Initially the M&P had some problems but it was all due to a very harsh burr on the extractor that would actually bite into the brass and prevent it from fully going into battery. After massaging it with some 400 grit sandpaper it runs like a champ. Only 10 +1 capacity but it doesn't suffer from the 'Wide Body Syndrome' that the G21 does but the Glock is a 13 + 1 for what it is worth.

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If you want to use your C&R, try a P-1. It is only 9mm however you can buy them, have them shipped to your door for $350.
Plus it doesn't leave that bad taste in your mouth from too much range time with your 1911 or P-38.

Check out the shotgun news. There usually some good deals on C&R pistols. The only draw back is the calibers are going to be 9mm or smaller. When you get into .45 cal. The price will jump on you for obvious reasons.

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Glocks have alot of issues also. Most good 1911s arent a grand up. The really good ones are a grand up admitedly. But not everyone likes the same thing or can afford the great things like colts

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What kind of issues? unless your talking about the gen 4's. I havent heard of any issues as far as reliability or durability goes. You do hear about some stovepiping problems but more times than not its the ammo or mag. Im not saying they are perfect but their close. Tell us some brands of 1911's thats in the glock price range or under a grand thats extremly reliable. I priced several different 1911's because i wanted just one in my collection and couldnt fine one in my range. I know SA makes one around the same as glocks but its not what i wanted.
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What kind of issues? unless your talking about the gen 4's. I havent heard of any issues as far as reliability or durability goes. You do hear about some stovepiping problems but more times than not its the ammo or mag. Im not saying they are perfect but their close. Tell us some brands of 1911's thats in the glock price range or under a grand thats extremly reliable. I priced several different 1911's because i wanted just one in my collection and couldnt fine one in my range. I know SA makes one around the same as glocks but its not what i wanted. I saw another by SA and it was perfect(looks,specs,concealable,etc) but it was over a grand. RIA makes one but i hear those are hit or miss. Me personally, if im buying a gun, i dont need to hear "hit or miss". I never heard that from glock or any high end 1911

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What kind of issues? unless your talking about the gen 4's. I havent heard of any issues as far as reliability or durability goes. You do hear about some stovepiping problems but more times than not its the ammo or mag. Im not saying they are perfect but their close. Tell us some brands of 1911's thats in the glock price range or under a grand thats extremly reliable. I priced several different 1911's because i wanted just one in my collection and couldnt fine one in my range. I know SA makes one around the same as glocks but its not what i wanted. I saw another by SA and it was perfect(looks,specs,concealable,etc) but it was over a grand. RIA makes one but i hear those are hit or miss. Me personally, if im buying a gun, i dont need to hear "hit or miss". I never heard that from glock or any high end 1911
Try about 5000 glock 21 45acp's recalled because they blew up in shooters hands? Or the fact that the mag release pins in them break all the time-all glock models. The slides either crack or shatter if in a bind and twisted slightly. As to 1911 try regent, continental, delta arms, and sigs

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What kind of issues? unless your talking about the gen 4's. I havent heard of any issues as far as reliability or durability goes. You do hear about some stovepiping problems but more times than not its the ammo or mag. Im not saying they are perfect but their close. Tell us some brands of 1911's thats in the glock price range or under a grand thats extremly reliable. I priced several different 1911's because i wanted just one in my collection and couldnt fine one in my range. I know SA makes one around the same as glocks but its not what i wanted. I saw another by SA and it was perfect(looks,specs,concealable,etc) but it was over a grand. RIA makes one but i hear those are hit or miss. Me personally, if im buying a gun, i dont need to hear "hit or miss". I never heard that from glock or any high end 1911
Look at High Standard and Rock Island 1911A1
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Look at High Standard and Rock Island 1911A1
The rock island a1 is the regent i mentioned and thanks for mentioning high standard wray. I new i was forgetting one big name

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My turn! Glocks are great Glocks are great! Hahahahaha. But lets be serious here. Marlin you had a bad experience with a Glock - it happens. And now you don't like them. How many govt agencies use them? A lot. How many Glocks are sold a year? A hell of a lot. There's a reason for that. For the money-there's no better semi-auto out there. They have been proven reliable, period. 5000 units recalls? Where did you get that info? I want the link! I've searched all over can't find it. Not calling you a liar just calling you out Marlin! (All in fun) but I've only heard of a small amount of recalls that were Gen4 recoil spring issues and the recall they had on the rear rails. That's all I've heard. But over 2.5 million sold since early 80's and the fact that 65% of law enforcement agencies use Glock, good enough for me. I could rant and rave more and more but what's the point? Firearms are personal choice-what might work for you might not work for me etc etc....but in all fairness....Glock has proven countless times that they are one of the safest and reliable pistol under $600. Period.....................btw, anyone want to buy my g17? Hahaha...but I am serious....

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