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Old 08-06-2012, 10:43 AM   #1
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I have a 40 s&w. DA/SA
Will it be better to switch to 9mm or 45 considering the price versus effectiveness?

And will it be better to get a DAO for home defense. ?

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Old 08-06-2012, 10:53 AM   #2
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The 9mm will be much more cost effective. The .45 will have more stopping power. Both are perfectly good rounds and will stop any bad guy with good shot placement.

As for which one is "The Best", that will vary with every shooter. The best round for you is the round you shoot the best. Shot placement is far more important than caliber size.

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Kelly's right. Unless you load your own, the 9 will be a lot cheaper to shoot. You'll need to practice, whatever you decide on.
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And what is wrong with the .40?

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Nothing wrong with the 40 in fact I believe it has the speed of the 9 and the stopping power of the 45 approx.

Just the DAO is what I need.
I don't want to have a DA /SA without a safety.

The DA/SA HK has it all.
Decocker , thumb safety in one switch but it's very pricey.
So if I can't afford that then I need to settle with a double action only. What would be a reliable brand.

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Could look at sig. They have the double to single with a decocker on most models... maybe the sp2022 would be a good option of budget balancing performance...

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A decocker on a rifle?

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Yeah the sp2022 is a good option but it doesn't have a thumb safety.

I only know the HK has it all. Is there any brands that have the thumb safety and the Decocker. ?

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A decocker on a rifle?
Oh no it's about a handgun.
I've never heard about a rifle with a Decocker did you ? Lol.
You never know now a days
It may be a good idea but will all depend on the use and purpose of the rifle.
Thank you for sharing fellow.
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Sorry, I'm the only one who noticed this

is the rifle section of the forum.

Never mind...

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