FatMatt, I've had the SC9 for almost a year and carry it for ccw. I like the weapon and have shot approx. 3K rounds thru it. The recoil is not a problem and the grip is not either (I have large hands and do not have an extension on it).
The only problem I had was mismatched sights, which SA replaced with a 10 day turn around. They were shooting 6" low, but now they shoot great (well, I have some input too :wink: ).
I was waiting for the SC40, but after 8 months and no gun, I decided to buy the 9. Ammo price was also a factor. I am able to buy le ammo for an excellent price at my former dept range.
I don't think you can go wrong with the gun, but I'm biased.
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