I've been looking for one of these ever since they were announced. I'd also like to check out the XDs .45 too. But think I'd most likely buy the first Shield 9mm I come across, unless some A-hole has it jacked up price wise. I'm no fool and know what they are "worth" and won't pay any more than what they ARE worth. But damn they're hard to find. At least in my neck of the woods.