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Thinking about buy a Non-Glock pistol....

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by chrisbritt15, May 19, 2012.


  1. chrisbritt15

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    I currently own two glock pistols a Gen3 G35, and a Gen 4 G23. I am very happy with both of these pistols and never had any problems out of either one of them. I was considering widening the horizon of my gun collection to some other brands. Ive been looking at the Springfield XDM in the 40 and really like what ive seen. havent really seen alot of difference between it and the XD. Wondering if we can shine some light on some of the differences and which you would prefer or if you have had any problems with them. and as a long shot, if you think I should consider a different brand like an M&P, Id really like you opinions and advice. Thanks up front for all the help
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  2. Folsom_Prison

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    Seeing that you have 40's just my opinion I'd recommend a P95! Great pistol, can be found for a reasonable price and damn reliable.
     

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    XD and the XD(M) are both fine pistols, purely a matter of preference. I had an XD9sc and it was as reliable as any pistol I've ever owned. Love the grip angle, grip safety and the accuracy of them. Will probably buy the XD9 slim when they come out.
     
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    Don't listen to these guys. lol. Get a M&P. You'll thank me later. Accuracy, comfort, pointability, less felt recoil than glock especially 40, looks great, great CS. Better trigger. :whistling: on the last one.
     
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    Or you could splurge and get a H&K P30 or P2000. M&P would be a good Glock alternative. I have 2 of them.
     
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    Watch out for the advice from those who don't own XDMs. Mine is right here and will become my nightstand gun when i get the nightsights on it. It is more accurate that my Glock 22c, of course my choice in caliber was .45et one and join the rest of us in begging them to make it in 10mm:cool:
     
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    Hk p30 or p2000
     
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    Where's the Sig love?

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  9. TxGlock9

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    He should buy a Sig X-Five.
     
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    I wouldn't call going from Glocks to other plastic body, striker fired pistols, "widening my horizon," but maybe that's just me.

    As a class, the striker fired polyautos are more alike than different. For a different striker, look into the P7M8 or M13. That'd be widening the old horizon a bit.
     
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    Beat me to it.:wavey:
     
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    My thoughts exactly.

    Try a Sig, Beretta, 1911, or maybe a Ruger or S&W revolver.
     
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    The XDm is an outstanding pistol.
     
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    I would strongly consider a Walther PPQ in .40.
     
  16. Bob Hafler

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    If you really want to widen your horizons step away from poly pistols altogether and try a 1911 or a CZ.
     
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    Recommending something other than Glock... that would be sacrilegious.

    Joking aside, possibly adding a steel gun or different caliber. Maybe think about adding a pocket rocket, maybe a full size Sig. Lots of good stuff out there, S&W, Beretta, h&k, Colt, etc..
     
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    I'm throwing in a vote for FNH. I love my Glocks. But, I love my FNHs even more.
     
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    Dang guys, what's his price range? :supergrin:

    You're talking $1500-$2000 and up for those.
     
  20. chrisbritt15

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    hahaha right, id like to stay under 1000, I been looking into the 1911 field as well, just hard to give up some of the capacity i have now. I like the micro springfield pistols those seem and id think be good for CCW.

    And to clarify when i said widen the horizon i meant more by brand not as in type of gun, but hey im deffinitly open to anything. and appriciate all the recommendations so far.
     
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