whats your favorite .40?

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by csimp3, Oct 19, 2006.

  1. csimp3

    csimp3 New Member

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    Dec 28, 2005
    i will be buying a .40 cal auto as soon as i can save up the cash, what is your guy's favorite .40 cal? and why? if you can, post up pics and prices, thanks
     
  2. For me it would definitely be the Glock 27, Crimp. This pistol (one of the so-called "mini" Glocks) is very compact and accurate handgun and makes a fine carry or in-home defense piece. What is more, with the Mod 27 you can buy an additional Glock barrel in .357 Sig caliber (intended for the Glock 33) and interchange it with the .40 barrel of the Mod 27, thus for very little more money (about $140 for the additonal barrel) you get two pistols instead of just one. Personally, I love the Glock pistols and shoot them well, but that is strictly a matter of taste; some people do, some don't.
     

  3. BlkHawk73

    BlkHawk73 New Member

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    Jun 12, 2003
    Maine
    I only own one but I still favor it over other .40's I've tried. It's a HK USP40.
     
  4. nevjohn

    nevjohn New Member

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    Mar 13, 2006
    N. Las Vegas, NV
    I agree with SouthernShooter, the XD40. Just sweet to shoot.

    John
     
  5. inplanotx

    inplanotx Active Member

    Jan 28, 2002
    Texas
    Why would any sane person buy a high pressure .40 cal that is superceded by the low pressure .45 ACP round with heavier bullets to boot???????:rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :D
     
  6. raveneap

    raveneap New Member

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    Aug 21, 2005
    Maine
    Beretta Model 96.

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  7. xxxxxxl

    xxxxxxl New Member

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    Jun 19, 2004
    Texas
    My Baby Eagle .40 is fun to shoot. I also like my XD 40. You couldn't go wrong with either one.
     
  8. lead

    lead Well-Known Member

    May 16, 2004
    Missouri
    I have a S&W sigma in .40 It has been very reliable, accurate, and fun to shoot. It's also about half the price of some of the others mentioned here.
     
  9. Enzo_Guy

    Enzo_Guy New Member

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    Sep 22, 2006
    Harwood, MD
    If you have the money, then Beretta M96 is the way to go. I've seen groupings at about 0.8" with Winchester 165-grains (shot from 25-yards, bech rest, off-hand).
     
  10. The Beretta 96 is indeed a fine pistol, Enzo. I've shot one but don't own one. I do have a Beretta 92 (9mm) and it is extremely accurate. The only thing I don't like about that 96 and the 92 is the bulk and size of the pistols, at least for concealed carry.
     
  11. Enzo_Guy

    Enzo_Guy New Member

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    Sep 22, 2006
    Harwood, MD
    Well the topic starter never specified for CCW, otherwise the 96 would've never come up in my post (I'm a smaller guy so I have a hard time concealing even medium-frame autos). My grandfather has a 92 and it completely outsizes me and is slightly unconfortable for me to hold, so for smaller people I suggest the Springfield XD, which I've held and can say it feels much nicer to a smaller hand. I guess pretty much 90% of the "favorite" argument comes down to just how it feels in each individual's hands.
     
  12. My Taurus PT100. Stainless steel, 5" barrel, and custom pearl handle grips.

    Here's the website pic of it (but you can't see my beautiful pearl grips:( ):

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    :(:(I just sold it today.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 21, 2006
  13. Firebird, the Taurus's are better than the Beretta's to me
     
  14. Thank you. I had to sell mine today and I'm still pretty upset about it.[​IMG]
     
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