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    I am getting my concealed pistols license.

    I am trying to decide between a glock 19 9 mm and a s&w mp .40 caliber.

    Suggestions?
     
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    just between those 2 ? no contest---glock
     
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    Why?
     
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    1911.
     
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    I just purchased the S/W 40ve Sigma series. It's not the mp but it's less expensive and I liked the feel much better. I've run about 100 rounds thru it so far and I like it. It has a long trigger pull but that's part of the safety mechanism.
     
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    Are you plinking or want stopping power?

    40 cal and S&W is may choice, one of my Smith's is twice as old as Glocks have been in business and as true as the day I bought it :)
     
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    I appreciate the input.
     
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    Mike- narrow it down to a half-dozen models then take the time to handle each one. If you're allowed, load a full clip into the pistol and see how it feels. Decide how and where you'll be carrying it as a concealed weapon and take that into consideration. For concealed purposes you probably aren't concerned about hitting a target that's 40 ft. away so why pay extra for improved accuracy?
     
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    I shot 50 rounds in the glock 19 and 50 in the s&w mp .40

    I like them both, that's the problem.
     
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    You don't think they're a little large for carry?
     

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