This is a discussion on New Poll: what Caliber M&P are you shooting?? within the Polls forums, part of the Smith & Wesson MP Forum category; Originally Posted by w8liftr one M&p40 now, with others coming later. also. Next 9mm 0r 40 compact ?...
|View Poll Results: What Caliber M&P are you Shooting|
|Full Size M&P 40||150||26.36%|
|Full Size M&P 9||185||32.51%|
|Full Size M&P 357||7||1.23%|
|Compact M&P 40||51||8.96%|
|Compact M&P 9||69||12.13%|
|Compact M&P 357||4||0.70%|
|More than one Caliber or Size||103||18.10%|
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|March 6th, 2007, 04:36 AM||#31|
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: South east Michigan
|March 15th, 2007, 12:19 PM||#33|
Join Date: Mar 2007
.40 Compact, already had a concealable 9 (3953) and already have a full size .40 (CZ) so it wasn't a matter of having to have another caliber. I have confidence in the 9 and a little More in the .40 :wink:
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|March 15th, 2007, 12:28 PM||#34|
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Sonoran Desert~Arizona
AS I mentioned in another thread...
Unfortunately, pistol calibers are only barely marginally effective manSTOPPERS to begin with. Any caliber can kill - though it usually takes some time - too much time (slow bleed out, infection, etc.), but to STOP a threat RIGHT NOW (which is the defensive objective) is not so easy to achieve... especially with smaller calibers.
S&W did such an amazing job of making the recoil mild in the M&P 40 Compact (it is remarkable how mild shooting the .40 C is). It must be the combination of springiness of the frame and the low bore axis). For these reasons, I see going directly to the 40 as something of a no brainer. Not that the increase in potency over a hot 9mm +P is huge, but it is significant. Of course, I would not volunteer to be shot at with a 9mm... And the 9C does hold 2 more rounds than the 40C, which is never a bad thing. Somewhat close call between the 9 and the 40, but the 40 definitely gets the nod for my money. I'm still amazed and scratching my head over how mild the recoil feels with the 40C.
|April 21st, 2007, 06:28 AM||#37|
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
wow alot of 40 cal shooters....
im hoping to get a full size 9mm in the future. i will probably trade a XD towards a compact 357sig when i see one
|June 21st, 2007, 06:55 PM||#39|
Join Date: May 2007
I am the proud owner of two different size calibers any questions look in the gallery :wink:
|December 3rd, 2007, 02:27 AM||#45|
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Portland Oregon
9mm compact here.
I had a tough time choosing, i almost bought the 40
I own a Ruger P89 9mm so i figured two nines and buy in bulk
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