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Old 01-03-2013, 01:55 AM   #1
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I'm looking to buy a .40 but pretty new to the handgun arena. I have been looking at the Walther P99 .40 compact. My hands are on the smaller side but was wanting to know how many people had experience with this gun. I will primarily use the gun for target shooting and personal defense should the situation arise.

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Old 01-03-2013, 02:03 AM   #2
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I recommend a S&W M&P40 which comes with interchangeable back straps to accommodate all hand sizes. Plus it's made in the USA.

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The Walther P-99 is the same as the SW99 from Smith and Wesson. I have a full size and a sub-compact. Recoil is snappier than my other .40's. Good gun, just recoils more than it should

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I had a .40 P99 full size and I hated that gun. It had some accuracy problems. I sent it back to the factory, but it never got any better. A compact polymer gun in .40 is not my idea of a good time at the range. Sharp, snappy recoil is not enjoyable to me.

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Ruger SR40. You have to shoot this gun before you pay too much for something not as good!

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Smaller hands will really like the HK P2000, 9mm or .40---fully ambi as well!

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