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.40 or .45?

This is a discussion on .40 or .45? within the XD-M Discussion Room - XD(M) forums, part of the XD Talk category; I like the capacity of a 40 and have yet to dive into 1911's... It's a great Cartridge! Sent from my layout blind...


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Old 01-18-2013, 04:11 AM   #11
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I like the capacity of a 40 and have yet to dive into 1911's... It's a great Cartridge!

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Old 01-18-2013, 05:12 AM   #12
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.45! cause shooting twice is just silly!
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:26 AM   #13
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I have both the 3.8 and 4.5 in the 9mm and have been recently looking into getting another firearm because I have the money to spend. I've asked a lot of people and friends what they prefer and it seems that there is a fair amount of people that like both the .40 and .45. I was hoping someone could help me with my decision. It would be for home defense and possibly conceal carry. Thanks
Strange combination, using the same pistol for conceal carry and home defense.
typicall for home security you would have a full size and CCW a compact/subcampact.
As far as caliber you allready have full size in 9mm, I would delegate that for home defense and get either a DXs in .45 or the Springfield EMP 1911 for CCW
Better to go with the .45 as the .40 is not much more as far as fire power over the 9mm
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:27 AM   #14
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Forgot to add I have a hk p30 in .40 I love to death. ..best gun ever
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:54 AM   #15
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I vote .45. Great defensive round.
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Old 01-18-2013, 06:56 AM   #16
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I have both the 3.8 and 4.5 in the 9mm and have been recently looking into getting another firearm because I have the money to spend. I've asked a lot of people and friends what they prefer and it seems that there is a fair amount of people that like both the .40 and .45. I was hoping someone could help me with my decision. It would be for home defense and possibly conceal carry. Thanks
With the .40 a simple barrel change and you can new firearm in a calibre. A 357 Sig is a great 2nd option.
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Old 01-18-2013, 07:10 AM   #17
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I would go with the .45. A 9 or a 40 may expand, but a 45 will never shrink.
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:15 AM   #18
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Go with one of each
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:19 AM   #19
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I would go with the .45. A 9 or a 40 may expand, but a 45 will never shrink.
Man I can't wait to turn 45 then!
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:30 AM   #20
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Man I can't wait to turn 45 then!
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