fowl_wishes wrote:Springfield XD-45!!! Most comfortable pistol i have shot in a long time. Or if plastic DAO pistols arent yoru style, a good 1911 variation is always a good choice. Taurus has a 1911 variant that seems VERY nice for the money.
Quack Wacker NC wrote:Go with the XD 45, i have one and love it, if not get the S&W M&P 45
TopGunMich wrote:Get a Glock or a Sig. Theres a reason all the police, feds and Tactical groups use them. Get a pistol you can afford to shoot alot and get good with! A head shot from a 9mm is more effective then a big boom from a 45acp. Get some good quality training, shooting beer cans gansta style isnt it. I would get a glock 9mm, save money for lots of ammo and upgrade later. Dont get me wrong, I carried a 45 for yrs, the only thing better is a 10mm.
TopGunMich wrote:To the couch commando above:
HA HA HA, GLOCKS DONT HAVE SAFETIES AND THATS A BAD THING!
They were designed that way because so many people died with safeties on thier SW5906,4506 & berreta's and Browning HI PWR's.
FIND A COP OR TAC OPR WITH A SAFETY ENGAGED ON HIS CARRY WEAPON??? Then he's a REMF!
HEADSHOT: My ref to this was regarding getting a accurate pistol that the guy could shoot and shoot alot. Since you brought this up in a negative manor, I will expand. IF A HOSTILE POKES HIS HEAD AROUND A DOOR OR WALL, ARE YOU GOING TO WAIT FOR A CENTER MASS SHOT LIKE IT SAYS IN ALL THE GUN MAGS???? IF A HOSTILE HAS YOUR WIFE, CHILDREN OR PROBABLY LIFE PARTNER HOSTAGE, ARE YOU GOING TO SHOOT THROUGH THEM TO GET THE 10X CENTER MASS SHOT???? Where is the one place that shuts down all neurological, muscle activity, guarranting 1 shot threat elimination? What part of the body does body armor cover? Center mass! Body armor defeats 90% of all handgun ammo. So, being a trained tactical combat shooter you shoot for the head/ torso, hip/femoral artry, shoulder/brachial artry. Double tap, trip tap.
TopGunMich wrote: Glock chamber's blowing up? Was that a skit on the Chappelle Show? C'mon, show me some proof. It had to be user error or someone trying to make a 40sw equal to 10mm.
Thanks for the laugh's...
TopGunMich wrote:My advice to the guy who wanted a pistol was: get a high quality gun, get some quality training and shoot alot. Still stands.
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