July 2nd, 2009 08:37 AM
Narrowed next purchase down to these two:
Your opinion please.
Since the VA is providing my duty pistol (Beretta 9mm) my brother wants to buy my full size .40 M&P. I am selling it to him.
Now - I've wanted a small .40 compact - with a rail - for quite a while.
I know I don't want to buy a compact Beretta.
I had been looking at the M&P .40c - especially since it would be same as my duty pistol.
Product: Smith & Wesson M&P Compact .40 S&W
Now that's not the case.
I'm still looking at the M&P Compact - but also heard a lot of good about the Taurus 24/7 .40 subcompact.
Taurus International Manufacturing Inc
Your opinions on both please. Thanks in advance....
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July 2nd, 2009 09:12 AM
I've shot both the M&P and 24/7 platforms.
I own an M&Pc. The 24/7 is a nice gun, but it really doesn't compare in quality or ergonomics to the M&P line.
Especially since it matches your duty gun I don't think you can go wrong with the M&Pc
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July 2nd, 2009 09:15 AM
I carry the M&P9c and my son the M&P40c.
We both really like the guns.
Very accurate and easily concealed. I sometimes have to remember I am wearing it.
I don't know about the Taurus but I sure do recommend the M&P compacts.
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July 2nd, 2009 09:27 AM
I have a M&P9C (9MM)and a Glock 26 (9MM) ,both work
flawless and I,m sure the M&P.40C and G27 would work just as well.
But just to throw you a curve,I'll ask you this.
Because you now carry a 9MM at work , you may be better served carrying a 9MM so you are practicing and CCing with the same round you will have to work with daily.
I know the .40 is a stronger round, and if thats what you like to carry
by all means do so, but as you did ask for input, theres mine
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July 2nd, 2009 10:00 AM
The M&P40c woul dbe my choice of those two....that being said i would buy a Glock 27.
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July 2nd, 2009 10:07 AM
The compact M&P shoots just as well as the standard size. Both shoot better to me than my G27 and are not as "blocky" for concealed carry. I'd definately go with the M&P..
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July 2nd, 2009 10:17 AM
Both are good guns. Both have excellent warranties. However warranty service for a Taurus has been painfully long in the past.
As an aside I recently found out that you can order an M&P WITHOUT a magazine disconnect which is a plus for me.
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July 2nd, 2009 10:18 AM
Definitely go with the MP40c ... mine has functioned flawlessly, and is easy to conceal.
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July 2nd, 2009 11:24 AM
glock 27 or MP40c done deal with either one.
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July 2nd, 2009 11:32 AM
Have you thought about the HK P2000SK? Awesome gun...
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July 2nd, 2009 01:49 PM
You shoot like that all the time you could probably get by with a Daisy BB pistol.
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July 2nd, 2009 02:32 PM
Get the Smith & Wesson M&P Compact .40 S&W...
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July 2nd, 2009 03:04 PM
I have an M&P40c and have compared it to many. It is still one of my go to guns.
July 2nd, 2009 04:45 PM
Wife has M&P40c and really likes it, I carry the 24/7 Pro Compact in .40 and like it better due to the grip. I would say handle both and see what fits. Just my .02.
July 2nd, 2009 06:32 PM
I have a G26...my buddy a compact M&P 40......I had a G27 couldnt handle the snappy nature of the caliber but am fine with the 26. The M&P in 40 is snappy for me too.....I must just be a 40 wuss!
Seriously, I would go for a compact 9 in G or S&W.
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