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    Got my first one today

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    Finally got my PP today, drove straight to Ed's Gun Shop near the house, plopped down $523. inc tax, and it's mine. Took it home, loaded the mags, and it's ready. Looking forward to never needing it. Anyway, I'm a real member now. Let the knowledge flow forth!

    Pix are in the mixer.

    For the record, Ed's is a heck of a place. Great prices, little strong on ammo. If it's OK I'll post a link he has a forum that's mostly for posting wish lists, checking stock, pricing etc.
    Last edited by twomode; 06-18-2009 at 05:11 PM. Reason: Forgot pic/forgot Ed's

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    Senior Member tekhead1219's Avatar
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    Ahhhhh... the start of a brand new love affair. Ain't it grand! Congrats on the purchase. Be safe. Post some pics when you can.

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    Pretty embarrassing picture, I took a couple quick shots with my otherwise pretty good point & shoot. I'll get another one made and edit this post, but you get the idea.



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    Member YFZsandrider's Avatar
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    YOU HAVE AN XD, period. That's a victory in my book!

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    looks good but we need some more pics

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    congratulations..looke like an XDM 9 to me, right?

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    XD 40 Jimmy. I shot it for the first time yesterday felt very solid in my hand. We went back to Ed's before going to the range, attempting to buy a very nice used Browning Buck Mark .22 for Laurie. Gone, as he said it would be, looked like new for $100 less than new. We bought a new one, long barrel, and she really likes it. Whew!

    She's not a bad shot either! We came home, cleaned 'em up, probably going back today. As for being a noob in this world, we're starting to feel more assured this will be a long term romance. Looking forward to spending time here as our hobby expands.

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    Member SaltyDog's Avatar
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    Ah another 40 fan - I see the price of ammo dropping at this rate

    Congrats twomode. Looks nice.

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    Member YFZsandrider's Avatar
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    Did someone say forty cal?! Hell yeah! should we start a club, we could meet on Thursdays!

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    Junior Member SA-XD's Avatar
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    Very nice gun! Although I'm a little biased seeing as how I just picked up my XD .40 last Friday! Absolutely love it!


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    you have her hooked its all downhill from here

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