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Old 03-14-2012, 07:03 PM   #11
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If you can grip a glock well ? Pick a glock 21. maynot be cool or pretty but they tend to simple work well. And I am not a glock fan and would never carry one for CC BUT I own a G17 for home defence, good basic pistol and easy to shoot. A glock 21 is lighter loaded than many 1911's and thats with 13 +1 rounds of ammo with a 45 acp. With time behind the trigger any pistol will feel right. Don't let first impressions turn you off on a firearm. Also it seems more than a few 1911's can be more than picky with HP ammo so buy wisly.

I own a s&w sigma, glock 17, 2 kahrs 9mm, there My cc pistols. several 357's and a 44mag. The glock 17 is my wifes first choice and I have a sigma 40cal for around the house. None are really bad with time behind the trigger. See what you can shoot that any buddies or members near you have first.

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Old 03-15-2012, 04:52 AM   #12
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A 9mm is cheaper to feed. A Beretta is one of my least favorite platforms. Too big for the caliber. A 1911 is more of a "thinking man's gun". Far better suited to gun fighting than the M-9 regardless of caliber.
Agreed.

The Beretta can be nice if you have really large hands. But for steel/alloy framed 9mms I would definitely prefer a CZ 75, Browning Hi-Power, or Sig P226/229. The CZ offers the most gun for the dollar of the bunch, and is sort of a nice cross between the 1911 and M9 platforms in my opinion.

The OP should really investigate the CZ 75b before dropping any cash.
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