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Old 01-11-2018, 8:47 PM
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Default Which one to let go.

I have my first ever pistol. S&W MP 40 non ca full size. M&P 45 full size non ca. I don’t shoot either of them all that much.

I find myself in a pickle. Keep them and let them sit. Or do I sell them to fund something else.

They are safe queens.


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Old 01-11-2018, 9:02 PM
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Ditch the .40
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Old 01-11-2018, 9:03 PM
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Keep them. Safe $ and buy whatever else you may need. Don’t sell I gun unless you are hard pressed for $.
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Old 01-11-2018, 9:13 PM
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Where are you located. I might trade a KAHR P-45 for the M&P 40.
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Old 01-11-2018, 9:30 PM
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If you are only going to have one pistol at that point.. Id say keep the non Ca .45
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Where are you located. I might trade a KAHR P-45 for the M&P 40.


If I am going to trade, I will look for a 1911. Thanks though.


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Old 01-11-2018, 10:39 PM
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If you are only going to have one pistol at that point.. Id say keep the non Ca .45


I have plenty more. These just happen to be safe queens.


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Old 01-12-2018, 12:02 PM
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Dump the S&W MP 40

Get a 9mm or another 45.
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Old 01-12-2018, 4:14 PM
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Sell both and get the firearm that you would never sell (and shoot the heck out of it).
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If you don't shoot 'em, and they are not making you money.....sell 'em both.

Buy something you like more, or will shoot more


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Ditch them both and get something you will shoot and enjoy.

If you don't like the new one, sell that too and get a different one.

Go to a Pistol Range and rent a bunch of different varieties, including ones you wouldn't normally try.
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If you keep the 40, I think you can buy a factory 9mm slide/barrel and be able to shoot both calibers.
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I'll take the 40 for $350 Alex.
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I’d say keep the 40.
Every time there was an ammo scare 40 cal was ALWAYS easy to find on shelves...
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I admit to being totally biased in that I really don't care much for .40. And generally speaking I'm in the camp of "you never sell a gun." But I would sell the .40 in a blink. The .45 I would keep. Or if it's the 4.5" 45, I'd sell it and pickup the 4" .45 (full size grip). Great carry gun.

Why don't you shoot these guns? BTW...there's a night and day difference between the stock trigger on the .45 and an Apex Flat Faced Trigger.
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Sell both while they are still valuable.

After the roster is defeated they won't be worth much.
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Sell both while they are still valuable.

After the roster is defeated they won't be worth much.
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Since you have other pistols that you do like to shoot
I say dump them both and get that 1911 you might trade for.
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I say dump them both and get that 1911 you might trade for.
Couldn't agree more.
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Old 01-13-2018, 10:49 AM
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Easy 600 a pistol right there
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Keep the .45 and sell the .40 - because shooting twice is silly.
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Can the 40 be converted to 9mm?
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Old 01-13-2018, 1:48 PM
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Can the 40 be converted to 9mm?
Why would you downgrade?
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Plastic guns that sit aren't safe queens, they're space hogs.
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If you don't shoot them why don't you get rid of both? If I had to choose one or the other I would keep the .40 for no other reason than I like the round. Sell the .45 and buy another one in a platform you like better. If .45 is your choice then sell the .40 and buy something in 9mm or heck go 10mm.
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Maybe just hoard them
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Plastic guns that sit aren't safe queens, they're space hogs.
I laughed. I have no need for common guns, even one's that fall off the Kings roster, that I do not shoot. Sell or trade them. I'd start @ 1k each being they are "off roster."
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