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    Default Hey gun guys. I just bought a...

    I just bought a SIG P228 with Triticon night sights. I am all giggly! I am not normally a 9mm guy, but I found out they stopped making the P228 and have always liked the design and feel of the Sigs. (I guess they consolidated the 9mm into the P229 model)

    Side note- I am mainly a Glock and .40 fan. (I know- "Tacical Tupperware") But for a travel gun, I didnt think the recoil of a .40 would be best. The 9mm should do a good job. Now if someone could send please send a California brother some hi-cap Sig mags...*wink-wink*

    Any feedback please.
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    First off:

    I am not a "Gun Guy" I am a Radical Right Wing Extreminst Gun Nut if you listen to all of the flaming liberal windbags who want to take away our individual rights as citizens.

    Second:

    You will not be disappointed with the Sig Sauer. I have a P-229 in .40 and a P-245 in .45 ACP. Both are fine weapons, especially if you have smaller hands like me and Mrs. Sharkie. Perhaps this fine purchase will change you from that Glock stuff to a finer caliber (no pun intended) of firearm.

    Third:

    I am assuming that you do not live in San Francisco where all of the PC freaks voted in November to ban owenership, carriage, sale, or manufacture of firearms unless you are a police officer. Blows my mind, like that is going to stop the CRIMINALS from breaking the law. No, we'll just strip the CONSTITUTIONALLY GUARANTEED RIGHT TO PERSONAL FIREARMS OWNERSHIP away from people that ABIDE BY THE FRIGGIN' LAW!!!!!!!!

    Thanks for getting my blood pressure up. Did my wife offer to split the life insurance with you? I'll bet she did.....


    As for the whole 9mm issue, nice for practicing 'cuz it is a bit cheaper, but I still don't like it.

    Next on your list should be a Kimber. Very fine 1911. I have a Kimber Warrior. Did I mention that it is a very fine weapon yet?
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    Shark Man- Thanks for the nice response. I think I went with the Glock back in 1997 because of the all-around reliability and the fact you can freeze the, run them over, drop them in mud, etc. They are like indestructable. I (for some reason) like the hammerless slide. I guess I like everything to be nice and neat in one little package.

    As for the Sigs, one of the best guns you can buy out of the box. I just love the look of the P228. I cant explain it. It will be a nice addition. I am still not a big 9mm fan, but hell, they can do the job. Heck, a .22 can do the job. I have seen (CPR and all) a .38 really do the job.

    And no-f**cking-way do I live in SF. I dont think that ban will last.

    Here is a picture of the Sig P228...


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    Bou, Be careful that you don't shoot your eye out!!!!


    I still love my SW 357 mag.
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    Default no 9mm

    I see where the military is going to drop the 9mm and go back to the venerable 45. Nothing like real stopping power.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CALFFBOU
    And no-f**cking-way do I live in SF. I dont think that ban will last.
    It won't, the NRA and the Second Ammendment Foundation are already challenging it. I think they filed papers the week the ban passed. Of course with the loons on the 9th Circuit Court who know how that will go.

    Of course, you know you want to move into San Fran and share an apartment with Mini-me. Couldn't resist.
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    Quote Originally Posted by allineedisu
    Bou, Be careful that you don't shoot your eye out!!!!


    I still love my SW 357 mag.
    Ok I wont.

    On the SW 357- My buddy bought on of those ultra lightweight hammerless jobs. Wow, what a rist breaker!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaSharkie
    Of course, you know you want to move into San Fran and share an apartment with Mini-me. Couldn't resist.
    No way to Mini-me. I might "accidently" kick him or drop him out of a window.
    Or shoot him with the Sig?

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    H&K SP 89 9mm is a mighty fine weapon. Both 16 and 31 round clips are the way to go. Problem is most ranges dont like the weapon.

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    Ive got a S&W 9 mm not a jam in the 10 years Ive had it. Its not as stong
    as a .40 but if the peoples repub of cali will still let you buy Hydra-Shocks
    its got enough knock down power. My brother has an H&K .40, sweet gun.

    Ill still stick with th .357 on the headboard though, no slides, no saftey

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    Again, I am not a 9mm person. But all of us know, those bullets can do some damage. FMJ, hollow point, whatever.

    The .40 is still my round of choice.

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    Default I support tactical tupperware, IN THIS INSTANCE ONLY!

    I'm a proud owner of a Glock 23. I love my gun. My work-issued gun is a Glock 22, though I qualify with both and usually carry my G23. I've been the only owner of both guns. They're great, no doubt about it. I love how simple they are. To me, the less parts there are, the better.

    If I were to go out and buy a second handgun, it would be an HK USP full-size .45, with LEM trigger. $$$ yes, but they are great guns as well. I'd never give up my G23 though.

    Someday I will own a nice AR-15 as well, but I haven't decided on exactly what I want yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DaSharkie
    Of course, you know you want to move into San Fran and share an apartment with Mini-me. Couldn't resist.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CALFFBOU
    Again, I am not a 9mm person. But all of us know, those bullets can do some damage. FMJ, hollow point, whatever.

    The .40 is still my round of choice.
    Hmmm....it all doesn't matter what caliber it is.....basically....if I drop one in the head or heart.....its lights out....the only differance is the mess it will make.


    ps....you forgot to mention....wad cutters, and boat tail wad cutters....

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    Quote Originally Posted by lvwrench
    I see where the military is going to drop the 9mm and go back to the venerable 45. Nothing like real stopping power.

    We went to 9mm b/c the rest of NATO was 9mm....plus they are cheap, and light weight....so you can carry more.....and hold more in a mag.

    21 rounds of .45 or 48 of 9mm.......

    but......I hated my Beretta Model 92F......the sights sucked, it was bulker than the Colt 1911......and it doesn't fire a very manly round......

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    The Baretta 92 makes a great club once your ammo's all been dispatched downrange.

    Like Resq14, I carry a Glock 23 myself. The ballistics of the .40 cal makes me prefer the round over the 9mm.
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    #1 choice for me............10 MM, full power load! Kicks *****!!!!

    #2 45 ACP. I've got a 745 S & W that is so sweet shooting.

    Whats up with the new 45 GAP??????? Can someone explain this cartridge to me. Buddy of mine just bought a Glock in that caliber.

    Someday I will own a nice AR-15 as well, but I haven't decided on exactly what I want yet.
    Love my HBAR, but I'd rather have a carbine now that you can purchase one again.

    Bou, may we borrow Mini-Me for live fire training?
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    I'll take my S&W .357mag. over an automatic anyday. Who needs 16 when 6 will do the job?
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    I have the Ruger P-90 D in .45. Real sweet shooter and just heavy enough to keep it comfortable to fire off a few.
    My favorite, come to think of it they are all my favorite, but for shear power and fun I have a Ruger Bisley .44mag.
    This spring I'm shopping for the hand cannon the S&W 500 mag.

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    I have a S&W 9mm model 909. It is a slimline single stack design for concealed carry. Works pretty well and hides easily for a concealed weapon. I figure that 10 rounds will be enough when needed.

    For a stopper, I have a Kimber .45acp. Not much that can get by with that thing hitting them. It's a little bulky, so I don't carry it much. The Kimber's quality has gone up tremendously over the years, but so has the price!

    Both guns are loaded with the pre-ban "Cop-Killer" bullets that pierce most flak-jaks.

    Interesting note is that a .22 cal does the most internal damage because the bullet ricochets off bones and tears the insides up. Whereas the bigger calibers simply go in, explode an organ and continue out the other side. It also travels over a mile.

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