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I'm sorry this is a reply and not an edit to thr first post. For some reason I wasn't able to edit my own post. Anyways, here we go with the original message.
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Hi.

My name is domin8ss, and I'm a Glock-whore. I have (too) many of them. After riding the same pony for many years I'm bored and looking to add something new, different, and exciting to my collection.

The problem is, I can't figure out which gun to get first. I know I'll eventually have all of these, but I can only afford 1 right now. Which do you think I should buy first? All of these guns are under $1,500, which is my budget.

If you pick "OTHER" please list which you think I should get. Please don't pick rifles or shotguns. I have a bunch of ARs, and about to start an AR-10 build. It's already blueprinted. I just need to finish my build (gen 4 Glock 34 MOS build).

Thanks for your time and empathy with my addiction.

○ Springfield XD-M 4.5" OSP Threaded Barrel 9mm

○ Springfield XD-M 5.25" Competition Series 9mm

○ Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 5" Barrel Pro Series

○ Sig Sauer P320 XFive Legion

○ Sig Sauer P226 Legion RX Full Size

○ Sig Sauer P229 Legion RX Compact

○ Sig Sauer 1911 Emporer Scorpion Full Size

○ Sig Sauer 1911 TacOps Full Size

○ FN FNX-45 Tactical

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Are you looking for a new carry pistol, or just a range toy?

I really wouldn't know how to advise you, truth be told; I'm more into revolvers, myself. Though, a while back, I realized that I like little "Ring of Fire" pistols, too.

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Personally I think you need to get the new Steyr L9-A2 MF, and then invite me to help evaluate it! *grin*
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I love them Sigs.
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What about a Kimber? I've always wanted one of those. Nice little subcompact 1911 seems like it would be fun to shoot.

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SHMIV wrote:Are you looking for a new carry pistol, or just a range toy?

I really wouldn't know how to advise you, truth be told; I'm more into revolvers, myself. Though, a while back, I realized that I like little "Ring of Fire" pistols, too.

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Range Toy/Safe Queen/BBQ gun. I have nothing against revolvers. They just aren't on my radar right now. They will be later on. I do find myself checking them out occasionally.

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Ironbear wrote:Personally I think you need to get the new Steyr L9-A2 MF, and then invite me to help evaluate it! *grin*
Can you get onto a military base? I typically shoot at the indoor range on Marine Corps base Camp Allen in Norfolk.

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kelu wrote:I love them Sigs.
I'm just getting into Sig. I got a base model P320 with night sights last Christmas. I want to take it to the range, but haven't had time. Wife deployed for half the year, and my youngest kid is 1. I'm not one of those people who gets friendly with my neighbor, and I don't necessarily trust them. I also don't have family close by.

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allingeneral wrote:What about a Kimber? I've always wanted one of those. Nice little subcompact 1911 seems like it would be fun to shoot.

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I have nothing against Kimber. I honestly haven't looked at them yet. As the list above is acquired I'll have to start looking at other brands like Kimber, CZ, etc. I do have a problem with subcompacts though. My hands are huge. I wear XXL gloves. Shooting small guns isn't fun or comfortable.

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domin8ss wrote:Can you get onto a military base?
Probably not readily. I am not present or former military. I just engineer their toys.
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domin8ss wrote:
kelu wrote:I love them Sigs.
I'm just getting into Sig. I got a base model P320 with night sights last Christmas. I want to take it to the range, but haven't had time. Wife deployed for half the year, and my youngest kid is 1. I'm not one of those people who gets friendly with my neighbor, and I don't necessarily trust them. I also don't have family close by.

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kelu wrote:
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kelu wrote:I love them Sigs.
I'm just getting into Sig. I got a base model P320 with night sights last Christmas. I want to take it to the range, but haven't had time. Wife deployed for half the year, and my youngest kid is 1. I'm not one of those people who gets friendly with my neighbor, and I don't necessarily trust them. I also don't have family close by.

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Kimber makes Big Iron, too. :)

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allingeneral wrote:Kimber makes Big Iron, too. :)

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Yes, but they aren't on my radar right now

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I've got a FNX-45, and IMO, it's a pretty decent gun. It has the solid feel of the Ruger P90, I got the one with the combat sights.
I just prefer the combat sights, if you like "rudders" get the "tactical" version. It shoots great, the FNX-45 is one of the few guns
I have bought that came right out of the box shooting like a champ, with no break-in, mods, or facacta farting around.

Or get a Sig, that 226 Legion rocks.
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I went shopping with the wife tonight. At one of the stores we stopped by we ended up at the gun counter. She ended up getting a Sig P229 Legion in her hands. She said it felt better than her Glock 43. When we left the store she was talking about the gun. We shall see.

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A 1911 anything would be a nice addition to your collection. I've been wanting something in 10mm....Really like the S&W 610 revolver with 6" barrel and can shoot .40 s&w too. :pistol:
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That's why the Sig Emporer Scorpion I'd on my list. I'll have one eventually. The question is whether it'll be sooner or later.

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Here it is -- the newest gun in my collection. It's the Sig Sauer P226 Legion DASA. Thanks for everybody's input.

PS, it's my wife's fault. She surprised me and actually paid for it on 12/31. It came in yesterday and was picked up today. Now she's expecting us to get the P229 Legion DASA in the next few months. Those of you who've been/are married know how this goes. She better get what she wants, lol.

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