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Old 03-10-2012, 19:02   #1
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The BEST Poly .45?

I have not owned a .45 for many, many, many years. Considering clearing out the 9mm and going 45. Last time I had a 45 it felt like a 4 pound hunk of steel. With all of the polys out there I'd love to get a feel for what would be considered the BEST. With the cash from my 9s I could likely get a very nice firearm. So what is it. The one poly .45 you must have?


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Old 03-10-2012, 19:05   #2
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So what is it. The one poly .45 you must have?
Keep at least one 9mm and get a G21, 30 or 36
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Old 03-10-2012, 19:13   #3
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The Glock 30 is my favorite .45 ACP pistol hands down. 10+1 capacity and semi compact. If you would rather have a full size, the Glock 21 is a fine choice too.
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Old 03-10-2012, 19:14   #4
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I'd vote Glock 21 SF or Gen4. I love my Gen3 G21.

I liked the feel of the S&W M&P45 and Beretta Px4 Storm 45, but I don't own either, just played with'em at the gun shop.
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Old 03-10-2012, 19:23   #5
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My favorites in order, Glock 30, USP 45, HK45, Glock 21.
I would really like to try an XD or XDm in .45 auto.
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Old 03-10-2012, 19:27   #6
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The big three that come to mind:
1. G21, G30, or G36
2. Hk45
3. M&P45
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Old 03-10-2012, 19:31   #7
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In order IMO:

G21SF
M&P45
FNP 45 Tactical
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Old 03-10-2012, 20:13   #8
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21 hands down.
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Old 03-10-2012, 21:10   #9
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Probably the HK45
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Old 03-10-2012, 21:24   #10
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Glock 21 Gen4.
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Old 03-10-2012, 21:31   #11
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Hk45, Fnp tactical, hk usp tactical, mark 23, m&p45
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Old 03-10-2012, 21:39   #12
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Love my XD45.
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Old 03-10-2012, 21:53   #13
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Many good choices here, G36, G30, G21, HK45, XD45, XDM45 I have fired and really like






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Old 03-10-2012, 22:02   #14
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Love, love, LOVE my FNP-45 Tactical. I can't compare it to others, since it's the only .45 I've owned.
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Old 03-10-2012, 22:17   #15
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XD's are really nice, EAA's have a lot of kick. Kahr CW45 are not bad at $380 or so. These are the poly .45's I have owned.
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2006 Golden Bullseye Award Winner Handgun of the Year, Springfield XD .45 ACP.

http://www.nra.org/Article.aspx?id=5227

Still works great & hold 13 in the well.

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Old 03-10-2012, 22:31   #17
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H*ly Cow, just checked out .45 auto ammo prices. I may just hold on to my 9s !!
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Old 03-10-2012, 22:35   #18
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XDm .45 Compact gets my vote.
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Old 03-10-2012, 22:37   #19
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Another vote for the XD45!

Love mine, about 2K rounds so far, no issues at all.
XD45 Tactical w/S&W Micro90 weaponlight. It's what is on my bedside table as I post:

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Old 03-10-2012, 22:38   #20
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Glock 30 for me with some 21 mags.

I cant justify the increase in size and weight going to the Glock 21 just for 3 more rounds...

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