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Old 04-23-2013, 10:39 PM   #91
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Who the heck made you an expert to say 40 S&W is rubbish? Just because you don't like it doesn't mean you have to talk bad about it. I don't like 9 mm but you won't hear me say something bad about it. Ballistics prove that 40 S&W has advantages over 9 mm. Oh, by the way, I hate Glocks too but I don't rag on them. We have a lot of 40 S&W lover's here so don't get us pist off or we may lead the Chase!
He didnt seem to be saying something bad about 40 other than at the very beginning, after that he was just stating the fact that 9 mm is more widely used
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:28 PM   #92
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Aside from being rubbish the .40 S&W is basically confined to north america whereas you can get 9mm anywhere in the world.There is a reason EVERY modern military has 9mm as the standard pistol caliber.One day when the military has established bases on the moon and mars and on large asteroids they will use 9mm as a standard sidearm its just the way it is .
you dont know much about how military's around the world choose there weapons do you,,,

no military uses the best of the best in terms of caliber in any weapon,,, most really are under powered to be honest

look at the usa's infantryman rifles for a quick example 30/30, upgraded to 30.06, got wimpy with .308, got really pathetic with 5.56

or police going from 44mag to 357mag all the way down to the wimpy 9mm (in comparison)

your comparing weapons meant to wound we are looking at killing power,, but like stated some where else, all pistol rounds are barley up for the task
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Aside from being rubbish the .40 S&W is basically confined to north america whereas you can get 9mm anywhere in the world.There is a reason EVERY modern military has 9mm as the standard pistol caliber.One day when the military has established bases on the moon and mars and on large asteroids they will use 9mm as a standard sidearm its just the way it is .
Was unaware I carried rubbish every day. I will sell my .40 and purchase a more effective smaller diameter and lower energy chambered firearm. Besides, it will be nice to b able to buy ammo when I carry on a deferent continent


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Was unaware I carried rubbish every day. I will sell my .40 and purchase a more effective smaller diameter and lower energy chambered firearm. Besides, it will be nice to b able to buy ammo when I carry on a deferent continent


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come on lots of people do it im sure lmfao,, how would one go about traveling internationally with a handgun lol

hmm dont think i will ever be in the situation to have to figure that out, guess my HK P-30 will just have to do
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Just keep in mind when you're vacationing in North Korea you may have a hard time finding ammo. LOL
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our military uses .40s&w now that i think of it
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Why would you want a .40 they are all plagued with being either under power for the weight of the gun or having a lot of muzzel jump and just ....lacking in general either get a .45 or stick with the 9mm...the .40 smith & wesson was created due to the fact that there are more female police officers out there and was targeted at police departments who primarily use .45 ACP as a carry weapon well its been 15 years and the 9mm has become the predominant handgun round in the universe.FYI i know alot of cops male and female they all hate the .40 s&w they either still carry .45 ACP or they carry a 9mm mall security guards don't even like them it was a nice idea that fizzeled out along time ago don't waste your money
The only reason I would prefer a 40 S&W over a 45 ACP is that the Sig p239 doesn't come in a 45 ACP.
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Any of you have any knowledge or experience with a Keltec P-40? Have a chance to buy one. I want a pocket pistol so why not get one in my favorite caliber
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Any of you have any knowledge or experience with a Keltec P-40? Have a chance to buy one. I want a pocket pistol so why not get one in my favorite caliber
no idea what its like,,, but i had a Kahr PM40 and it was small,, 5 shot single stack mag

that hurt my hand like shooting a very light snub .357mag,,, and was very uncomfortable

honestly when looking at a small low cap hand gun i would go with a wheel gun, if your only going to have 6-8 shots may as well pack a punch

personally my next carry pistol will be a .44mag snub to carry as a back up to my HK P-30
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