This is a discussion on Sixto ditches the 228!? within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by glockman10mm No matter what is designed, you can't please everyone. Whether it's the grip, sights , trigger or whatever, someone, somewhere will ...
If I were to buy a new auto it's be a CZ-75 compact, but if I were to go polymer it's be a M&P
Of course my next handgun will probably be another S&W .357 magnum
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Well, I'm a bit late to the party here but I would have guessed a custom Thompson Center in 375 H&H decked out with all of the BBQ day necessities. What else would one need besides a chiropractor?
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Sixto, we all have to make changes from time to time. When my 228 was in a condition similar to yours I moved on as well. Though I find myself wishing I'd done as you had done. If I would have had one in mothballs the answer would have been to change to a new pistol and carry on. Since I didn't have that advantage and the fact that 228s were getting more and more difficult to find in good condition I made the jump. I miss the 228. Its replacement is capable and runs flawlessly but it just isn't the same.
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This just in from SIXTO's 228 "I didn't care much from him anyway"
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Ok, I'm not completely ditching the 228, so don't worry. I just want a new gun and platform to play with.
Speaking of, a nice little brown box from Brownells just showed up. On to stage one of the m&p project. New sights and some odds and ends for a trigger job. (And some more mags )
"Just blame Sixto"