This is a discussion on .40, .45 or 9mm in a 3" 1911 within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Upgrade to 45ACP you will like it much more recovery time is faster for me as the recoil is more of a slower pulse to ...
Go with the 9mm
Upgrade to .45
Stick with the .40
Upgrade to 45ACP you will like it much more recovery time is faster for me as the recoil is more of a slower pulse to me then the others.
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I wish there was a Rapor in our rental case to try. I really like the look and feel of that .45. Maybe the checkering on the front of the grip isn't that great. I think I'd have to try it, but other than that I'm liking it a lot, except for it's price-tag.
What, no discount?
How about one of these?
I fondled one the other day, and I've got to say that it felt phenomenal... except for the fact that you can't have an ambi safety and CT lasergrips together. It sucks being a lefty sometimes.
"The gun is the great equalizer... For it is the gun, that allows the meek to repel the monsters; Whom are bigger, stronger and without conscience, prey on those who without one, would surely perish."
i have the Springfield 1911 micro 3" .45. awesome compact pistol.
Well, I'm going shopping this weekend for a 3" 1911 in .45.. we are certainly going to be looking for everything from Springfield to Kimber to Para to Colt and every other 1911 manufacturer out there that makes a 3" model. I still want to try the 9mm EMP and see how I like it, but I'm thinking the .45 is going to win this battle.
I'm REALLY looking for models WITHOUT the firing pin block.
I really like my Springer Micro compact bi-tone in 45 ACP. Steve48