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6 years 6 weeks ago, 2:54 PM

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Gun Question

I've decided to purchase an XD45, but I am getting negative feed back from my peers. They are telling me I should go for the .40 CAL.. They are telling me the .40 cal has better accuracy and stopping power than the .45. I'm not a big handgun expert so I am wondering if you could help me on my decision? I thought the bigger the caliber the better stopping power.

6 years 6 weeks ago, 3:31 PM

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.40 vs. .45acp

they are both good defense rounds. You are right, the heavier the bullet, and higher velocity it has, the more stopping power it will have. the .40 will have higher velocity then .45... but .45 is heavier. I would just shoot them both and see what feels best, like I said they both will do the job against an attacker. and by the way, .45acp will have a little more stopping especially in a "+P" load, but you will have higher magazine capacity with .40, and the XD is a good choice.

"Proelium Comminus Auctoritate" "Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is a muzzle flash."
6 years 6 weeks ago, 4:27 PM

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That pretty much covered what I was going to say!

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6 years 6 weeks ago, 6:12 PM

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well

I did it...Im the proud Pappi of a Taurus 24/7 Pro .45. 12X1 Cap.Bam Bam !!!!!!!!Next mabey a Walther P22.

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6 years 6 weeks ago, 6:17 PM

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congrats. I'm trying to fight the urge to pick up another AK at the gunshow tomorrow. who know how long I'll be able to do that.

"Proelium Comminus Auctoritate" "Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is a muzzle flash."
6 years 6 weeks ago, 6:22 PM

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lol

Dude I could'nt even wait for my gun show here.Dec. 14th.Im back to saving for something at the show.Im sick I nedd help.HELLO IM EBEAR AND IM A GUNAHOLIC!!

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6 years 6 weeks ago, 6:24 PM

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guns

are a disease!i started with 3 guns 2 years ago and now have reached 40!problem is where to put them all.

6 years 6 weeks ago, 6:26 PM

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YUP

I HAVE'NT TOLD THE OLD LADY YET, BUT LIKE THE DUDE AT THE GUNSHOP TOLD ME..SON ITS EASIER TO ASK FOR FORGIVENESS THAN IT IS TO ASK PERMISSION..THAT GUY'S A FUCKIN GENIOUS!!!

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6 years 6 weeks ago, 6:26 PM

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new gun today myself

picked up an old marlin 22 rifle for 30 bucks,the wood needs refinishing but it shoots perfectly!

6 years 6 weeks ago, 6:34 PM

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DUDE

EVER SINCE I SAW BULLET PROOFS BLACK MOSS 500 I WANT ONE.......

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6 years 6 weeks ago, 6:37 PM

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moss 500

at a place called Sportco they have the 500 on sale with the 18.5 in. barrel and a 27 in. ribbed hunting barrel for 279 + tax,if i had the cash i would buy a couple of them

6 years 6 weeks ago, 6:42 PM

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MY PALMS ARE ALLREDY

MY PALMS ARE ALLREDY SWEATING!!!!!!!GIVE ME A MONTH!!!ILL TELL MY WIFE IT FOLLOWED ME HOME..........IN A BOX........WITH A RECIEPT....... LET ME ASK THE GUNSHOP DUDE....HE'S A FUCKIN GENIOUS!!!

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6 years 6 weeks ago, 6:44 PM

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ebear

did you shoot your new gun yet?

6 years 6 weeks ago, 6:47 PM

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NO

NOT MINE YET....I WILL PICK IT UP IN 72 HOURS. BUT I DID RENT ONE BEFORE I BOUGHT MY LIL BLACK BITCH.I ALMOST BOUGHT A USED TAURUS 1911..BUT IT CAME DOWN TO FEEL..PS IM NOT WEARING PANTS RIGHT NOW.....

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6 years 6 weeks ago, 7:04 PM

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If that ain't the definition of Gun Porn, I don't know what is. I am getting excited just because you are getting excited. Damn I wish I was at home so I could squeeze off a few rounds. Now you got my palms sweating...

click click click...There's no place like home...click click click...there's no place like home...

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6 years 6 weeks ago, 7:14 PM

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yup

i took my 9mm to the range and squoze off 100 rounds just to calm down.

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6 years 6 weeks ago, 7:19 PM

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stop making up words that don't exist!!

"Proelium Comminus Auctoritate" "Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is a muzzle flash."
6 years 6 weeks ago, 7:22 PM

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they do

there is such a word....ask snake

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