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Old 05-03-2014, 12:52 AM   #1
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Default Very little love for the M&P45?

Looking around at my dealer and I spot a M&P45 for a pretty good price.($540). I came here to find some reviews and observations. Go back several pages and little info. Are these just not popular? Don't know what I'd do with it besides being a range toy but all of my .45s are currently 1911s.

What is everyone's opinion of this gun? Basically I have an itch and there are several handguns/rifles I could make a case for.
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Old 05-03-2014, 12:59 AM   #2
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Do it!! The M&P 45 is awesome. I have yet to actually BUY one, but I have a lot of experience with them. I love it. The FDE duo-tone is in my "next 5" list.
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Good guns. At that price its definitely worth picking up. .45 ammo is kinda pricey right now so, some folks aren't buying. In my area the M&P pistols run a bit north of that price, and the M&P .45 runs a bit more than the 9 and .40.
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The 45 must be a lot more than a 9mm. I can get a 9mm pro M&P with a 5" barrel for around $550.
http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/product_info.php/cPath/21_39_71/products_id/54595/Smith+%26+Wesson+9MM+M%26P9+Pro+Series+5%22+Barrel +Black+Stainless

Here is a price on the 45 acp
http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/product_info.php/cPath/21_39_71/products_id/48723/S%26W+M%26P45+45ACP+Black

I can usually find better prices than buds. buds is just easy to quote.
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Could I put the M&P together for a Limited gun in USPSA? I run a SA XDM9 5.25" for production.

If I go with the M&P the I have enough left in the budget for a Baikal 12 gauge coach gun. There are other options but the M&P is about my top current pick of what's in stock.
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You will not regret the M&P.
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Picked it up today. Hope to get it out to the range this weekend. Pics to follow.
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I've only felt them in shops, no experience with them. To me they just felt weird and I didn't like the trigger reset at all. I can't speak too much about it because I don't have range experience with them.


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Just bought one with the 4" barrel. The trigger could use some help but I think you can get used to it. Hope you enjoy it.
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Looking around at my dealer and I spot a M&P45 for a pretty good price.($540). I came here to find some reviews and observations. Go back several pages and little info. Are these just not popular? Don't know what I'd do with it besides being a range toy but all of my .45s are currently 1911s.

What is everyone's opinion of this gun? Basically I have an itch and there are several handguns/rifles I could make a case for.
I shot a M&P40 a while back...was not impressed
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