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Posted: 12/12/2001 1:11:56 PM EST
I sold my Glock 22 because I was not wild on the trigger pull. Glocks also don't seem to fit my hand as well as most other guns--I will keep my 10mm G20 however, because I like the caliber.

I just wound up with several "Hi" cap SIG P228 mags--I have a P228 in cold storage back in VA. So, I am going to trade my P229 in .40 for a 9mm P229. If anyone knows the going rate (or more specifically, rate difference) in the two guns I would be interested in hearing it.

So, I will be shortly--.40 less.

I am trying to keep some commonality to my mags--the .45's I have will be either HK USP's or 1911's. The 9mm's I have will be different, but the mags will be instantly recognizeable--Beretta 92, Browning HP, HK P7 and SIG P228/9.

What should I look at in .40's? I would ideally like to find something with slightly different mags than the other guns--i.e. a Beretta .40 or USP .40 probably wouldn't be what I was looking for. That definitely limits me--it is possible I will go back to a Glock 22 and 23 and put the 3 1/2 lb connector in, and that might help the trigger pull. Maybe a Walther P99. The gun doesn't have to have Hi-caps available, but it is a plus.

Any suggestions? I definitely prefer high quality guns. I am also not wild on the S & W auto's--I have a pair of 10mm auto's and am only keeping them for the caliber.


Link Posted: 12/12/2001 1:22:35 PM EST
hold a baby eagle or CZ in your hand and I think you will fall in love will the feel and balance of gun .Nice shooting guns
Link Posted: 12/12/2001 1:34:30 PM EST
Have any spare 229 40/357 mags you are willing to part with then? I'm interested in factory or Mec-Gar.
Link Posted: 12/12/2001 1:37:14 PM EST
Also check with FN. I believe they`re importing .40 Hipowers again. Mine is pretty nice to shoot.
Link Posted: 12/12/2001 3:01:10 PM EST
Beretta 8040F
Link Posted: 12/14/2001 3:00:53 PM EST
How about a Springfield Armory XD40 ??? If they're like the HS2000 (which they are exactly) they will take slightly modified S&W 59 high cap mags. Or you can also use Taurus or Beretta 92 high cap mags (also with a slight mod). This at least gives you more high cap mag options.

Link Posted: 12/14/2001 5:10:54 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/15/2001 10:29:58 AM EST
I wouldn't rule out the USP 40 on the basis of mags too similar looking to your USP 45, since the USP 40 mags are polymer and 45's are metal.
Link Posted: 12/15/2001 11:14:06 AM EST
Take a look at the HKUSP 40 Compact LEM. The trigger is a DAO trigger that is lighter and slicker than the Glock. The reset distance is half that of the Glock so follow-up shots are very crisp and light.

Link Posted: 12/15/2001 11:25:29 AM EST
My friend, if you have owned the SIG P229 in .40 cal, then you have been to the mountaintop. It doesn't get any better. Traded mine in a moment of weakness a couple years ago and still miss it.
Link Posted: 12/15/2001 1:41:26 PM EST
Thanks for the replies!! I have decided to keep the P229 in .40. Maybe I'll console myself by buying another P228!!

I may look hard at the CZ/EAA guns. Although a Witness in 10mm has been on my "get one" list since I first saw it listed.

Link Posted: 12/15/2001 7:21:14 PM EST
"The reset distance is half that of the Glock so follow-up shots are very crisp and light."

Are you sure? The typical Glock re-set is .85 thousandths.
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