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Old 03-31-2012, 11:11 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by BVictorious View Post
I have a full size S&W M&P9 and I enjoy shooting it. But I have been thinking more and more of trading it in for something different. I am a huge 1911 fan, so I would probably get a Remington 1911 R1 or Ruger SR1911 (if I can find one). What do you think I could get out of a used M&P9 with about 400 rounds through it? And I know it's my choice and my preference, but does anyone think I will regret it?
If it yours & you want something different trade it-
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Old 04-01-2012, 12:03 AM   #12
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No easy answer as trade ins get about .50 cents on the dollar, consignment - storefront gets about 20%, but selling yourself can be a royal PIA w idiots trying to low ball you, calling late or targeting your house for a break in. Big time black market item.

If you belong to a good gun club they often have a bulletin board where fellow members can advertise but their are fools everywhere as they seem to breed like rabbits.

I advise you to avoid buyers remorse & keep it AND buy the 1911. Once your married, your gun collecting days may be numbered and you will have to convince the wife prior to any purchase and as many a married man has found out, that may not be as simple as you thought it w be. That's about as PC as I can put it...

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Old 04-01-2012, 01:10 AM   #13
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I wouldn't turn it loose. The 9mm is way more economical to shoot. Save up for the 1911 or better yet, register it for the wedding.
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Old 04-01-2012, 08:24 PM   #14
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I definitely agree with the consensus of this thread. my advice would also be to keep your m&p and save up for your 1911. Exercise patience. You won't regret it. And as one person has stated you'll also have a second firearm for your future wife. And with the m&p's adjustable palm swells and 9mm caliber, I'm sure it would be a perfect fit. Good luck on your decision and best of luck with your marriage!
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Old 04-01-2012, 09:03 PM   #15
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Ok if you like a 1911 style in 9mm keep your m&p and do what I did I got a star b super witch looks like a 1911 and by the way it is a great gun very accurate and reliable. You can get one on for $239
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