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Old 06-21-2009, 10:29 PM   #11
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If you want to try out a .45 ACP, try a Glock. I just tried one this week, and I found it to be more manageable than the .40 S&W as far as recoil goes. It has more of a "push" than a snap. You can get a box of Winchester Whit boxes at Wally World for $30 (100 rounds)...

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ok there were 2 pistols i was eyeballing that were available at my gunshop... springfield XDM and Glock 34.

both were about the same price. i liked the look and feel and simplicity of the glock34 but then i didnt like the rear sight quuuite as much as the XDM but then i dont really care for all of the extra safties on the XDm i know that sounds kind of stupid but just my opinion. i saw that the springfield comes in a big ol case and comes with a bunch of accessories but i dont know what the glock34 comes with.

if any of you have owned or shot either of these please give me your input

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You can get a box of Winchester Whit boxes at Wally World for $30 (100 rounds)...
so as far as ammo price goes, what percent more expensive is .45 than 9mm per round?

are you able to buy 100 round boxes of .45?
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About 50% more expensive.

Whitebox of 9mm is $19.97 100rds, .45's are $38.97 100rds at walmart.

.40's are $28.97 100rds.

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i looked at a taurus pt-92 which apparently is alot like the berretta m9 but i didnt really like the magazine release it wasnt really close enough to my thumb.

so the guy was also telling me, 'you could get a glock 17 its about $90 less than the glock 34 you just dont have the ported slide deal or whatever.' so they did that to decrease recoil when firing but its louder also.

exactly how much does it reduce recoil?

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It's a full size 9mm, not much recoil to speak of anyway.

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Well looks like every one gave you a good choice of gun's.Me I love the 1911 so I have to put in a plug for it you can get a good 1911 in 9mm.If you like the 9mm stay with it.After all you have to hit it to kill it! And if you can shoot a 9mm and hit with it why change?

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Ok yes they ARE on the pricy side approacing $1000 but if i just went and got one of the 9mm 1911 handguns what exactly am i paying for over a Glock for $600?

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About 50% more expensive.

Whitebox of 9mm is $19.97 100rds, .45's are $38.97 100rds at walmart.

.40's are $28.97 100rds.
My WM in KY charges $30 for both .40 and .45 100rds (I just got done buying 3 boxes of .45 ACP at $30 a box for 100rds a box). I've never seen them get 9mm in, but if they did, it would probably be between $20 and $22.
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Now I recognize your avatar.

You are the dude with a youtube video of you tearing up a gopher target with your PT-111. Good shooting.

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