close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Welcome to Glock Talk

Why should YOU join our Glock forum?

  • Converse with other Glock Enthusiasts
  • Learn about the latest hunting products
  • Becoming a member is FREE and EASY

If you consider yourself a beginner or an avid shooter, the Glock Talk community is your place to discuss self defense, concealed carry, reloading, target shooting, and all things Glock.

9MM Talo/Colt New Agent or Springfield EMP?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by rich52us, Jul 22, 2012.

  1. rich52us

    rich52us

    1,158
    7
    Mar 28, 2006
    WPB, FL
    Well, in a previous thread I asked about 3" compact .45s and ended up with a Colt Defender that I am very pleased with.

    Now I have an itch for a similar 1911 in 9MM. My LGS has a Talo with XS sights (I don't like the trench sight on the standard New Agt), and an EMP. So, wich one would you get and why? One plus of the New Agt. would be use of the same holsters as the Defender, but I'm more interested in just how the two pistols shoot and carry, and of course, dependability. Thanks in advance.

    Rich
     
  2. ca survivor

    ca survivor

    8,468
    72
    Dec 25, 2011
    Florida
    I think Colt makes a Defender in 9mm.
     

    Last edited: Jul 22, 2012

  3. rich52us

    rich52us

    1,158
    7
    Mar 28, 2006
    WPB, FL
    True, but I haven't seen one at my LGS. I thought the Talo might be a little different and rarer. The Talo/Neew agent comes with thinner grips too.
     
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2012
  4. ca survivor

    ca survivor

    8,468
    72
    Dec 25, 2011
    Florida
    I like the Agent grips too but not the trench sights, the was a gentleman at my LGS that had Novak's put on his Agent, he gave up on the trench sights :rofl:
     
  5. rich52us

    rich52us

    1,158
    7
    Mar 28, 2006
    WPB, FL
    That's why I'm interested in the Talo/NA, it has XS big dot sight already and the front sight is tritium.
     
  6. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

    50,946
    3,482
    Oct 23, 2000
    California & New Mexico, US
    Other than some cosmetics (such as XS sight) and grip, the Talo is just a regular Colt without any additional gunsmithing. So, if you already liked the Colt before and now you want this Talo special, then go for it.
     
  7. Travclem

    Travclem Badass Member Lifetime Member

    6,775
    11
    Aug 4, 2008
    Lubbock, TX
    I have a Springfield EMP in .40, and while it's not a 9mm, I have had 0 issues with it. The first day I got it I ran ~450 rounds of Speer 165gr Gold Dots through it without fail. It has been very accurate and dead nuts reliable and has about 3k through it. The only flaw I found it that it shoots a little high at 25yds and the trigger is a little heavy at 6lbs. I would highly reccomend this pistol. My wife carries it every day.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Good choice. I own 4 Springfield 1911's because of their excellent customer service. You won't be disappointed. My only regret with my EMP is that I got .40 instead of 9mm :rofl:
     
  9. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

    18,888
    13
    Jun 19, 2008
    NW Ark.
    While my EMP 9 is not stock, I really like to CC it. It shoots lights out too. :cool:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  10. tango44

    tango44

    5,099
    34
    Jun 16, 2005
    Miami Florida
    I know it's not a sigle stack but this is awesome:
    STI TACTICAL 3.0 IN 9MM
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 29, 2012