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New York State Police 45 GAP (Gold Dot 185 Grain?) Shooting

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by Brooklyn123456, Oct 6, 2012.

  1. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster G17 carrier since 1989 Millennium Member

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    I used to CCW the Speer .45 ACP 200-gr JHP. Quite a loading.
     
  2. Yankee2718

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    That doesn't even make sense. This is not a GAP vs ACP thread.
     

  3. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster G17 carrier since 1989 Millennium Member

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    That the .45 GAP was so popular with LEOs. :cool:
     
  4. Remington 870

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    From the Troopers I have spoke to the GAP shoot's softer and with less muzzle flip than
    the 9mm. I would rather have the glock 17 loaded with speer gold dot 124 grain plus p. than 10 rounds of a not so much more powerful 45 gap. and just 20 more rounds for back up with the 2 spare mags they are issued. the glock 21sf would have been an even better choice in the 45 arena.
     
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    LMAO at all the calibre quarterbacking. I would say 1 shot, 1 stop; looks like the GAP did fine.
     
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    I respectfully disagree. It recoils more than a 9mm Glock but is not as sharp as a hot .40 S&W per my experiences. However, it was the most accurate Glock that I have ever shot (G38). I think that has something to do with the octagonal rifling used in .45 cal Glocks, whether GAP or ACP.
     
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    SCmasterblaster G17 carrier since 1989 Millennium Member

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    I respectfully disagree also. The 9mm bullet weighs half as much as the .45 bullet. Recoil is a function of bullet weight, mostly.
     
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    Just repeating what an actual trooper said. I dont own a glock 37 so I dont know personally sounds like a good platform but ammo is kinda hard to find around my area.
     
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    Okay :cool:
     
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    Now I know why Barry is 6 points up in Nuevo York....
     
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    How does EVERY topic on here turn political?
     
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    My very short list includes a G39. I love the idea of a .45 in a G26 size pistol.

    Sounds like the perfect replacement for the Colt New Agent I used to have.
     
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    Because the important election is only three weeks away.
     
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    And our country is headed down the toilet if we don't vote that Jimmy Carter wanabe out.
     
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    ADK_40GLKr Adirondacker with a Glock

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    I picked up a Lee Press and dies to reload .45 for my new G38.

    Unfortunately, I have to wait for the G38 to come back from Smyrna after being blown up by a WWB SQUIB!
     
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    WWB SQUIB? Sorry to hear that, brother. :upeyes: