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Smith and Wesson MP 40

Discussion in 'GSSF' started by Larry V, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. Larry V

    Larry V

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    I pulled my MP 40 out of the safe today and took it to the range for the first time in months. I have to say i forgot how well this gun performs. to me it is a sleeper in the gun world. Accurate,points well and low recoil make it a nice alternative to my carrying my 22 or 23. Anyone else enjoy the MP 40?
     
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    Its a decent weapon, I just don't shoot it as well as I do a Glock. Feels great in the hand, and I really like using the small back strap. No problems out of mine, only 200 rds so far.
     

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    While it is a good gun, what is it about it that makes it a sleeper? The pricing looks towards the higher level of it's class (Glock, Springfield XD, Sig Pro).
     
  4. Larry V

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    I paid 499 for it, alot less then my Sigs and HK's. I have 3 MP's and i plan on shooting them more. They are sleepers for me because I am always shooting Glocks Sigs and HK at the range.


     
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    Does anyone know if the M&P was designed around the 9mm or .40??
     
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    I love the M&P's. I have the M&P 9 and 45, as well as a G19, G23, G30SF. I carry the G19 and G30SF but the M&P45 is my favorite to shoot. Out of the five, I have shot it the least but shoot it the best.
     
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    The MP was designed around the .40. The 9mm model was adapted from that.
     
  8. Larry V

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    That is the same situation i am in. Aside from my Sig 229 I shoot the MP 40 the best and never carry it. Cant figure out why!





     
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    It's all about the size for me. The G30SF is basically the same size as the G19, just slightly wider. Those two are much easier to conceal than the M&P45.
     
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    I agree . I carry my 30 SF more then any other gun!!!!!
     
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    Ahh I see. Pricing seemed similar to the Sig Pros, Glocks and XDs.

    Notice I said Sig Pro, I wouldn't put it in the same class as a 226, 229. You are right, it is much less. But the comparison just isn't there.

    It's a nice gun, have fun with it!