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Posted: 8/13/2005 3:16:26 PM EDT
I'm pretty sure I want to get the p229 but can't decide what caliber to get. When I test fired one at a local range, theirs was in .357 sig. I liked that caliber, it basically felt like a strong 9mm. I also fired a friend's in .40 a while back. It seemed to me that it had a hell of a concussion with every shot. Then of course I could get it in the ubiquitous 9mm.

Right now I think I'm gonna go with the .40, because .357 sig is just too uncommon and 9mm is a little too weak for this size gun. What do you think?
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 3:20:35 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 3:24:13 PM EDT
357 sig
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 3:25:21 PM EDT
I have 40 and 357 sig barrels for mine. If you have to pick one, get the 357 Sig.
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 3:35:27 PM EDT
9mm.....just to be different


Actually go with either .357 or .40, and get a spare barrel in the other calibur.
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 3:42:34 PM EDT
I prefer it in 40. It's the smoothest shooting 40 I've ever owned.
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 4:00:51 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 6:37:20 PM EDT
poll added
Link Posted: 8/14/2005 5:13:36 AM EDT
P229, 9mm my choice. Just get the P229, regardless of caliber you'll be happy.

http://regwebdesign.com/p229_9.jpg
Link Posted: 8/14/2005 6:40:14 PM EDT
I went with 9x19mm since I've got the P228 in 9x19mm but that was a decision based on what my personal loadout situation dictates. If the .40S&W or .357 Sig fits your requirements, then go with that.

Regardles of the caliber, it is one fine piece.

wganz

Link Posted: 8/20/2005 10:18:51 AM EDT
Go with whatever caliber you like. My preference would be .40 in a 229. That's just because the .357 is more expensive & can be more problematic to find. If 9mm is your preference, I'd lean towards a 228...
Link Posted: 8/20/2005 9:34:12 PM EDT
.40 is my choice. Hits hard is cheep to buy and easy to find!
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