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Old 01-09-2011, 05:08 AM   #11
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The .45 GAP and the SIG 357 are novelty rounds and belong in the circus. They have no use in every day practicality.
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Old 01-09-2011, 05:24 AM   #12
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Anybody who would rather own something called Glock Automatic Pistol than Automatic Colt Pistol deserves it.
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Old 01-09-2011, 08:15 AM   #13
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The GAP is a better choice than the ACP if you...

-enjoy "the hunt" when it comes to tracking down ammo
-prefer to pay more for a round that by its own claim, mimics ACP performance
-wish to minimize the resale potential of your firearm
-aren't deterred by the threat of impending obsolescence

The GAP will perform fine. It's just a heavy price to pay simply to "be different". Go 45ACP every time.
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Well everyone I thank you for all the information!!! It sounds pretty clear that the ACP would be the road I need to travel down. It will also be a carry gun (forgot to mention that) So since I am on the subject what would be a good "practice" round in 45acp and a good "defense" round?? I would like HP for my defense rounds!!
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Old 01-09-2011, 04:06 PM   #15
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Practice with FMJ's, and use HP's or frangibles for defense.
I usually keep my .45's loaded with Extreme Shock EPR frangible, or Federal Hydra Shok HP's.
There are a lot of good choices out there for defense ammo, you'll just have to try some out and see what you (and your gun) like the best.

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Practice with the same weight FMJ as the HP you're going to carry. Be SURE to run your selected HPs thrrough your gun to ensure they'll feed (at least a box or 2). I like Gold Dots or Hornady's Critical Defense but almost any modern HP will perform great.
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The .45 GAP is the answer to a question that was never asked.

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Already been well expressed is the GAP round at best will be a Glock collectable in fifty years. Just not a round most would chose.
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