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To: Sergio
With modern bullet design and powders, the stopping power for a 9mm and a .45ACP are about the same. That being said, I still prefer a .45ACP.

I like the 9mm better, lighter, faster pistol and less kick, barrel climbing. Cheaper ammo for lots of practice and loaded with Remington Golden Saber ammo about the same stopping power as a 45.
As far as magazine capacity, adequate to defend myself is what I want, not what some idiot politicain *feels* should be adequate.

26 posted on 01/20/2011 5:53:08 PM PST by The Cajun
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To: The Cajun

Ever try the 10mm?

For example, the Glock 20...same size frame as Glock 21 in .45 acp, yet much less recoil, does not climb, gun pushes slightly back into your hand..with the right ammo, equivalency of a .41 magnum, very fast repeat shots.

Or get a hotter load like the Double Tap 230 grain hard cast, little more climbing than like .45acp!

Downside 10mm ammo is more expensive, less available. ;(


43 posted on 01/21/2011 7:15:13 PM PST by TheBigJ
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To: The Cajun
You certainly can pack more rounds in a 9mm, but since I am a “subject” in the People's Republic of California, I am limited to 10 rounds, and so, I'll go with the bigger .45ACP. Hmmmm...maybe I'm trying to compensate for something. lol!
52 posted on 01/24/2011 8:52:17 AM PST by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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