Took my daughter gun shopping today

Took my daughter gun shopping today

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    Went gun shopping today w/ my #3 daughter. Her husband (my son-in-law) is currently in Aghanistan, and due to external circumstances, wants something a little more potent than the Colt Mustang I gave her when she was 21.

    We talked about calibers, etc, etc. I told her that when she finds the right gun, when it hits her hand, she will just KNOW it. We went to three different gun stores and she now knows just what she wants..........

    Springfield Armory EMP--on the tried and true 1911 platform

    Way to go--a chip off the old block
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    when it hits her hand, she will just KNOW it.
    Ain't that the truth. That was how I felt about my Sigma. Shot and liked many guns but never LOVED one like my little 9mm. I felt up every gun but the Sigma just felt the best in my hands.
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    Wow, your daughter has taste like mine. Good choice, good daughter. Sounds like daddy coughed up the money too. LOL. How many times did she have to bat her eyes at you before you said "Ok, go ahead and I'll pay for it".
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    Veyr nice choice, but if I remember correctly they are not rated for +p ammo...just an FYI
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    Very cool! I got to do that with my daughter last summer. She picked an M&P 9c but now wants an Aegis Pro! It's more fun than buying for myself!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chaplain Scott View Post
    Went gun shopping today w/ my #3 daughter. Her husband (my son-in-law) is currently in Aghanistan, and due to external circumstances, wants something a little more potent than the Colt Mustang I gave her when she was 21.

    We talked about calibers, etc, etc. I told her that when she finds the right gun, when it hits her hand, she will just KNOW it. We went to three different gun stores and she now knows just what she wants..........

    Springfield Armory EMP--on the tried and true 1911 platform

    Way to go--a chip off the old block
    Those little girls know how to make a daddy proud.....

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    Very nice!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jwhite75 View Post
    Veyr nice choice, but if I remember correctly they are not rated for +p ammo...just an FYI
    You can call Springfield yourself.... but when I talked to them about using NATO +P+ in my EMP, they said their only concern was whether it would cycle the 4" too fast ... but I could try it and see what it did. They weren't concerned with it damaging the gun unless I was going to shoot more that 2-3000 round thru it, then it might cause excessive "wear" on the gun.

    Mine doesn't like 147 gr HP's for some reason. A 124 gr has no issues.
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    She is a very smart girl
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    Sounds like daddy coughed up the money too. LOL. How many times did she have to bat her eyes at you before you said "Ok, go ahead and I'll pay for it".
    Nope--she & husband are paying for it--like good responsible adults But I sure had fun shopping with her.....
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    My teenage daughter likes my emp over all my other handguns too.
    She hoping to receive it...or one like it, for her 21st birthday.
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    I'm jealous, hopefully my daughter will come around someday. She's not really anti just resisting the addiction.
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    Good deal. She has good taste in guns too. You are a very good father to pick up the tab on it for her.
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    What does an EMP costs these days?
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    A NIB 9mm or 40 s&w are going for just over 1K on gunbroker.
    That's a little better than a year ago, when the 9s were hard to find.
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