Hellcat for the 51st ?

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  1. Border Bandit 32

    Border Bandit 32

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    Well dudes I got a Sig P365 for my birthday last year from wife for my 50th birthday. Well today is my 51st Birthday and I think I want the Hellcat too....anybody out there have both ??
     
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    Did you find yourself in a situation where one more round was going to make a difference between life, and death? I own a P365, and can't think of any reason in the world as to why I would want a Hellcat. Springfield will never see another penny of my earnings.
     

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    Unlike the first response, I do have both, well actually the P365XL and the Hellcat. I've come to appreciate flat triggers that break at 90 deg. So if I had the P365, I would trade out the curved trigger for a flat one.

    Its also much more than just the 1 round, as I find the Hellcat more ergonomic for me. I ride high on the grip and the P365XL take down lever will dig into the first knuckle on my thumb. A discomfort I don't experience with the Hellcat.

    The HellCat is obviously not as accurate as the 365XL and that is understandable, but I couldn't presume to speak for the P365 direct comparison.

    Nothing wrong with having both and finding which one works better for you all the Springfield hate aside.
     
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    I don't have either, but don't let that stop you. Happy birthday!
     
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    Thanks
     
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    I have a P365. I love it. I've found its performance and function to be flawless and carry it daily. Recent research and inspection of the Hellcat had me intrigued. An opportunity presented itself today that was too good to pass up. A pre-owned but unfired and, for all intents and purposes, BNIB Hellcat is now in my possession. I'm very anxious to shoot and compare both pistols.
     
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    happy born day
     
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    Please let me know what you think
     
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    SA ain't getting any other dime of my money EVER.
     
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    You need both for dual wield mode!

    Happy B day!
     
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    Why not? Think of many more happy birthdays and new guns.
     
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    To me they are more alike than different. I would rather get something that fills a void in my collection....
     
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    Yes, of course. You need both too. Why not? I prefer the Hellcat for a number of reasons - superior sights, "better", more hand-filling ergos, and capacity. No you don't need both, but need doesn't factor into this.
     
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    good point, looking at a Ruger SR45 also
     
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    I have a P365 and would also like to have a Hellcat.
     
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    Seems like a good excuse, opps I meany reason, to get a gun to me!
     
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    I have a 365. I don't think a Hellcat will displace it (bigger size, one more round, not sure i NEED to switch), but I want a Hellcat. Patton sums it up. It is your birthday. You should probably have both. Just... BECAUSE!

    And I hope to join you shortly in having both! I haven't shot the Hellcat. Dry firing, I did like my two365's triggers better, but some have stated there is a bit of variability in the Hellcat trigger (some are measuring 5lb 5oz pulls, some 6lb, 5oz pulls!), so n=1, and I am withholding final judgment. heck, it could simply mean some folks need to calibrate their trigger gauges! The one I felt wasn't terribly smooth.
     
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    I don’t have a 365 or a Hellcat but I DO have an SR45. Great pistol!