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Handgun preferences changed or changing or is it my imagination

Thread in 'Firearms Chat' started by old fart, Feb 13, 2019.

  1. old fart

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    Are we seeing hand gun preferences specifically the caliber changing like from 45ACP to 9mm and 40S&W to 9mm? Or is it from big semi autos to smaller ones?
     
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    deller The Hen that laid the Golden Legos Supporter

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    I'm seeing the preferences swing to 9mm. I'm buying and trading for 45.
     
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    FatAlbert Hiland Arms. Cerakote applicator PM for quotes Supporter

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    Most people are keeping their 40's now days because it's the best caliber
     
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    I have a **** load of 40 caliber.
     
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    eyetooth4eyetooth E-Diddy Supporter

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    Sssssshhhhhhhhh :barbershop_quartet_
     
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    SquireSCA ODT Junkie!

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    The difference in stopping power between 9mm, 40 and 45 today is neglible. So going to 9mm allows less weight, smaller package, less recoil, more rounds you can carry and cheaper to shoot.

    What’s not to like?
     
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    emptyMAGS The Hen that laid the Golden Legos

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    It looks like 40 has lost favor since the FBI dropped it in favor of the 9. Most police departments were using the 40, but many seem to be following the FBI's lead. Along with that, many civilians are doing the same. The pocket 9 is a very popular platform.
     
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    I prefer .45GAP because Glock invented it.


    Something about "perfection" if I recall correctly.
     
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    From my collection I have a 45 ACP Glock G21 Gen4 with factory night sights on here and its just sitting, I'm not going to give it away. I have had it for several years and paid well above my asking price for it. excellent condition. And with that I have sold off a few 9mm from my collection in short order. Just asking
     
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