Need help!!

Discussion in 'Semi-Auto Handguns' started by jumusiq, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. jumusiq

    jumusiq New Member

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    I just purchased an M&P Shield 40 Cal but I also own the Ruger LC9 .. Should I sell one and buy something else??
     
  2. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    1. An individual cannot have too many firearms.
    2. Everyone should have at least one 1911.
    3. Get as much ammo as you can find for both.
     

  3. jumusiq

    jumusiq New Member

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    So a 1911 would be good for home defense?
     
  4. orangello

    orangello New Member

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    No and yes.

    Have you tried plinking with a 6" barrel Ruger GP-100 .357/.38 revolver? It is heavenly. You have your carry pieces; get something for the range.


    After the range gun, you might consider something in Black Powder; i really have enjoyed my replica of a Remington 1858 cap-n-ball pistol. http://www.cabelas.com/product/Shoo...ctLoad;cat104792580;cat104701680;cat104503680
     
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  5. jjfuller1

    jjfuller1 New Member

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    how do we know what you should do with your money, and things? we are not the government.

    that being said, you have 2 carry pistols, i bet neither are really fun to shoot a lot for practice.

    shoot both, and pick your favorite, then trade the other towards something that is alot of fun to shoot. like a full size pistol. either semi, or revolver. or even a rifle.

    or keep both and buy a new gun anyway!!!!<<<< thats my pick
     
  6. eatmydust

    eatmydust New Member

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    Only sell one or the other if you are going to commonize your ammunition.

    Even now, it's better to have firearms that use a common ammunition platform than having to stock multiple calibers, IMHO.

    If it were me, I'd sell the P95, if you still own it.
     
  7. gr8oldguy

    gr8oldguy New Member

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    There's a lot of good advice being given. Unless you need to sell one for financial reasons, I'd keep both.
     
  8. jumusiq

    jumusiq New Member

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    I just want to make sure I'm covered in all aspects. Most days I wear slacks with vneck untucked shirts. The LC9 conceals great but I dnt know how well the shield will conceal. It feels like the shield is a better gun. Thanks for the insight guys. All useful information is much appreciated.
     
  9. eborden1122

    eborden1122 Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Everyone should own at least one Colt and one 1911. Buy a Colt 1911 and kill two birds with one stone(or pistol). Just another mans opinion, either way have fun. Enjoy!!
     
  10. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    I am kinda biased to the 1911. I have several for different purposes. And yes, they are good for home defense.
     
  11. John_Deer

    John_Deer New Member

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    While I enjoy shooting a 1911 I don't own one. When someone build a 1911 chambered in 357 mag I will buy it. I prefer large caliber revolvers with a 6"+ barrel. There is a gun for everyone. I carry a Ruger Blackhawk with a 6.5" barrel when I go out for a walk. Thomas Jefferson was a wise man. Jefferson advised everyone to carry a gun when they go for a walk.
     
  12. Olympus

    Olympus New Member

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    Ever seen a Coonan? 1911 style in .357mag.

    Or what a 10mm 1911? Ballistically almost identical to a .357.
     
  13. kytowboater

    kytowboater Active Member

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    Beat me to it. Looks like the MSRP is around $1300. On the wish I could buy list.
     
  14. DRBogart

    DRBogart New Member

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    Mine.. And your right.



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  15. RustyShackleford101

    RustyShackleford101 New Member

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    My general rule of thumb is to not sell guns to "make room" for others, unless it is a POS. One day, you could regret it. Just my two cents worth.