The Springfield EMP looks like a very nice gun, but I'm into longer barrels the longer the better. I've recently bought the Springfield Long Slide (6") in .45 and love everything about that gun but the allen wrench guide rod that Springfield seems to favor.
"Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.” -Vladimir Lenin
"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." - Thomas Jefferson (An early warning to Obama care)