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Need a .40

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by doolyd, Mar 11, 2012.

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  1. doolyd

    doolyd

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    I currently have only one .40 cal pistol and it is a S&W 411...cheap by all standards. I don't really care for this pistol much so I want to get a different .40. The reason, I can get free ammo on occasion. It would most likely be more of a range gun.

    I do not want a GLOCK, i have a G19 and love it.

    I was thinking either a Highpower which I have in 9mm or a Springfield EMP but I have been hearing some rather negative information in regards to extractors and difficultly feeding hollow points. For a $1000 pistol I don't really want to worry about it nor send it back multiple times to get it running correctly.

    So, is there anything else I should consider in .40 cal?
     
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  2. EL COLONEL

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    Sig sp 2022.........:wavey:
     

  3. Rumbler_G20

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    Oh HECK yes!

    The Springfield Armory XD.

    It is what Glock wishes they could make. It has no history of failure. It has a significantly better (granted that IS subjective) trigger, is extraordinarily reliable, is reasonably priced, and last but not least; a very long service life. :wavey:
     
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    SIG SP2022, SIG P226, or SIG P229.
     
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    cz75B IN 40 S&W. Feels great in hand and shoots like a dream.
     
  6. Bruce M

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    Maybe a Smith 4006 if you like an all steel pistol and sometimes they can be bargains.
    If you prefer a new gun, maybe an M&P or possibly the all stainless P226 or P229 if weight and price are not an issue and life of the pistol is.
     
  7. The Retired Sarge

    The Retired Sarge "The Sarge"

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    In 40 the SIG 229 is the way to go. I would also consider a HK USP full size in 40. Bill
     
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    I wouldn't get a 40S&W Hi-Power.

    That pistol is meant to be 9mm, in my opinion.
     
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    Try out a HK P2000. Right now, its the only .40 S&W I own. I'm not crazy about the caliber but the P2000 has been my favorite pistol chambered for the caliber. It is about the same size as a G19/G23. That makes it ideal for just about any purpose whether its range time or CCW.
     
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    I have a Beretta PX4 in 40s&w that I love.
     
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    TN.Frank Liberty or Death

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    That's another great option.
     
  13. G31

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    The best .40 I've fired is my SIG P229. Recoil is very low, compared to other guns. There are a lot of .40s I have not fired, but I have had a decent sampling over the years. The P229 is great at taming the .40 (it was made for it).
     
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  15. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    M&p40
     
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    Another vote for p229

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  17. WoodenPlank

    WoodenPlank Who?

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    Fixed your post for you, bac... :whistling:
     
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    WoodenPlank Who?

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    Completely agreed.
     
  20. James Dean

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    Sig Shoots .40 very nice. I would go with a P229