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Old 05-02-2013, 11:41 PM   #11
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I'm thinking of downsizing my handgun collection and can't decide on which to possibly get rid of...which 3 should I keep and why?

Glock 19 9mm
HK USP 45c
S&W .40 VTAC
Nighthawk Custom .45
Sig P226 Combat 9mm
Sig P938 9mm

All of them have a purpose, but I have another venture that I want to fund without using cash from the bank.
If I had to choose I'd keep one of each caliber. 9mm p226, .40 VTAC & .45 Nighthawk
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Getting rid of the .40 would eleminate ammo cost of one full cartridge. Never been a fan of S&W auto anyway. Trigger kills me.

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Thanks for all of the great suggestions, but after reading all of them it seems I should keep all of them for one reason or another.

So I'm still stuck on what to do. I could get rid of the M&P .40 and use my wife's when I want. Oh and I reload 9, 40 and 45 so the ammo isn't that big of a deal.

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If it was me keep them all. I can't fathom selling a gun. I put so much thought into buying them and no intention of ever selling any of them no matter how little they get used.

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If it was me keep them all. I can't fathom selling a gun. I put so much thought into buying them and no intention of ever selling any of them no matter how little they get used.
My thoughts exactly
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Thanks for all of the great suggestions, but after reading all of them it seems I should keep all of them for one reason or another.

So I'm still stuck on what to do. I could get rid of the M&P .40 and use my wife's when I want. Oh and I reload 9, 40 and 45 so the ammo isn't that big of a deal.
Well, if you just really have or want to do that ^^^
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Don't know what you are looking at aquiring next. But, my first suggestion to most folks is to start saving money and plan to save until you can afford what you want.

If there is a gun you don't use and it is easily replaced later if you regret selling it, then that would be my first choice if you needed the money quickly. I recommend only selling a gun for quick money if there is a deal that is a limited time offer as far as supporting the hobby goes.

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Personally I would keep just the 9mm. The 226 and g19 both work as a shtf gun and the g19 and 938 are both excellent options for ccw. If one had to be chosen it would be the g19 as it is the gun with the most diverse use of all the weapons you have listed. And just like everyone else has said this is only my opinion. And as far as ammo goes one caliber makes things slot easier and whatever you have stockpiled in the other calibers can either be traded for 9 or sold to help in funding your new endeavor

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I'm thinking of downsizing my handgun collection and can't decide on which to possibly get rid of...which 3 should I keep and why?

Glock 19 9mm
HK USP 45c
S&W .40 VTAC
Nighthawk Custom .45
Sig P226 Combat 9mm
Sig P938 9mm

All of them have a purpose, but I have another venture that I want to fund without using cash from the bank.
Nighthawk Custom 45
Sig P938

Because everyone needs a 1911 in 45 and a pocketable 9mm!

The 3rd is between the P226 & USP. Hard choice for sure. I prefer the 226 by look, but other than that I guess I'd go with which I liked shooting more.

I loathe striker fire guns and anything without an external hammer, so that's why the Glock & S&W were easy to pass on for me.
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Assuming you are serious about downsizing and this isn't just an exercise...

If I were down to just 3 handguns, I'd probably want to stay with one single caliber, three different sizes. My reasoning is one of prepping. Staying with only one caliber means you can sell 100% of your 45acp and 40S&W.

Thus, Glock 19 and the two Sigs fulfill this line of thought.

Plus, since the only reason one would downsize is financial, someone in need of money should probably not even think of owning a Nighthawk.

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