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    efarmer21 is offline Junior Member
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    Which .45? Opinion Please

    Always been a Glock fan and most of my calibers (.40, 9mm) are in Glock, but decided I want something different for my first .45. Renting and testing is not an option, based on handling I have narrowed it to three.

    New Springfiled XD, $530 + tax

    New M&P with night sights $550 (plus $50 rebate and 2 free mags)

    Slightly used (6 rounds supposedly) Sig 220 from private ind., 3 mags, night sights - $700 asking price (he paid over 800 + tax at local shop)


    I know its cheaper to buy online, but the local xfer fees are usally rape and a lot of hassle because no one wants to do it.

    Which of the three above is the clear winner? Reliability is main factor.

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    Lucky7 is offline Junior Member
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    I had my heart set on a Glock before I discovered the XD. As far as reliability goes I don't forsee a problem with any of the three. My choice would be the XD. I have the XD40SC, and when my permits come back from NJ I will be purchasing another XD in the .45 version. I love the way the XD feels in my hand compared to the other models. Good luck.

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    Their all good makes so I would handle all and pick the one that feels the best. It would be nice if you could shoot them all but it never happens for me. So I go by feel. A gun that has a certain grip gets used more than the one that is a little off. Good luck.

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    The SIG has by far the longest track record of reliability of those three guns. I find the other two much easier to shoot well, though, since they have consistent triggers.
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    Lucky7 is offline Junior Member
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    Where is Jeff when you need him? Baldy is correct, try to shoot all three. When you fall in love with the XD you'll get a safe full of 'em!

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    Which .45 ?

    Look into the EAA Witness line of pistols. I have a Compact Polymer .45 and just love it. The reviews I've read say that they compare to high-end 1911's for accuracy and are MUCH less expensive. And, caliber conversion barrel/slide kits are available in .22 LR, 9 mm, 10mm, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP for $260.

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