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Old 02-21-2012, 02:13 AM   #11
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Ill will definitely make sure to try plenty that's why im asking so I know exactly where to start. I need more educated as well.

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Old 02-21-2012, 02:37 AM   #12
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I'm just as confused as you... Go check out some sig 1911's. They have been getting alot of positive attention recently.
What he said about the Sig 1911's

The Best weapon is the one that fits your hand Best, that allows for ease of use, and hits what you aim at.

I'm bias to .45 cal but it isn't the cheapest round but I plan to shoot for practice what I'll shoot for game day.
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I like 45ACP and 40S&W and have each caliber. Either is a good choice but I'd go with 40 since you normally carry a few more rounds.

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Is the s&w 9mm a waste, fired two different ones they wernt to bad.

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Ok...is this a serious post? CCW...a .22? Why?...
Because in a CCW situation a .22lr is very deadly at point blank range.
Beyond that it becomes a murder charge.
The 22lr or 22 Mag is a very effective CCW caliber.
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Because in a CCW situation a .22lr is very deadly at point blank range.
Beyond that it becomes a murder charge.
The 22lr or 22 Mag is a very effective CCW caliber.
Deadly? Sure is...but how long would it take and what if it doesn't hit vitals? Then you're stuck dealing with one pissed off bad guy who is bleeding slowly. The object is to get it done quickly as possible. Not all self defense happens at belly distances. Even if it does...I want a big hole. I carry a .45 on duty every day and a 9mm off duty with premium hollow points. Why? Because I want power and rapid blood loss.
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Is the s&w 9mm a waste, fired two different ones they wernt to bad.
The m&p is good, I'd stay away from the sigma. M&p is almost all stainless and plastic, has interchangable backstraps, and a lot of aftermarket goodies are available.
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If you want a low cost 1911 rock Island makes great guns. Love mine to death. Dependable, accurate, and compact.

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