I got the itch again!

Discussion in 'Semi-Auto Handguns' started by mesinge2, Apr 24, 2010.

  1. .357 Mag S&W Model 686

    7 vote(s)
    24.1%
  2. .45 ACP Sig Blackwater 1911

    7 vote(s)
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  3. .45 ACP Springfield XDm

    15 vote(s)
    51.7%
  1. mesinge2

    mesinge2 New Member

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    I feel the need to get a new gun. My friend has a shop and currently has a S&W m686 with a 2 1/2 inch barrel and a SIG 1911 Blackwater. However, I was thinking of waiting for the new Springer XDm in 45 ACP. I have plenty of 45 1911s and 357 Smiths but this would be my first polymer gun.

    Which should I pick.

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    Last edited: Sep 29, 2010
  2. Shihan

    Shihan Active Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Go with the Revolver. The XD is ugly and 1911's aren't supposed to have an accessory rail. JMO

    I may have voted different if one of the Choices was an M&P45.:D
     

  3. Gojubrian

    Gojubrian New Member

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  4. opaww

    opaww New Member

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    I like all 3 of them so for me I would hope to by them all
     
  5. canebrake

    canebrake New Member

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  6. jackg

    jackg New Member

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    I also have enough 1911's and sem-auto's in general. I'd go with the revolver for a change up. Find out what you've been missing all these years--you might be surprised. I'm thinking about it myself.
     
  7. freefall

    freefall New Member

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    Seems to me that an L-frame Smith with 2 1/2" barrel is a contradiction in terms. I'd want a longer barrel or a smaller frame. Try to conceal that thing, you'll look like you're stealing watermelons. That Blackwater looked nice, don't have a clue what price might be. Even though I'm Obama rich (I own a lunch box which I carry to work) price has a definite impact on purchases I contemplate.
     
  8. WDB

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    That 686 is all gun! the other two are nice but don't get the grin for the win IMHO. The XD and the black water seem to be going for eye apeal. The 686 jumped out to me, all three are fine pistols. Good luck and let us know what you chose.
     
  9. mesinge2

    mesinge2 New Member

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