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Old February 6, 2013, 02:00 AM   #1
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FNX .45

I need some guidance here. I am looking at a used FNX .45 with three mags and the guy wants $550. Is that too much for this gun? I am hearing mags are hard to find and expensive and that this gun can not be detail stripped.

Any help is appreciated.
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Old February 6, 2013, 02:49 AM   #2
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Nope, that's a decent price. My LGS had them for $650 before the panic.
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Old February 6, 2013, 11:07 AM   #3
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I'd buy it. My duty piece is an FNP45 Tactical, great guns.
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Old February 6, 2013, 11:48 AM   #4
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I'd go for it.
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Old February 6, 2013, 11:57 AM   #5
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Seems fair to me. I'm a big proponent of FN, great company, great products.
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Old February 6, 2013, 01:00 PM   #6
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Ok. Thanks for the help. I'll pick it up today and can't wait to shoot it! The funny thing is this will be my truck gun. I was looking for something a little less expensive for this purpose but the previously less expensive guns are about the same price now.
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Old February 6, 2013, 01:08 PM   #7
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Buy it. I bought a gen4 Glock 21 only because i didn't have the time to save the differance for a FNX-45. But i like DA/SA pistols.
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Old February 22, 2013, 04:39 AM   #8
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Old February 22, 2013, 07:54 AM   #9
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you will like it...
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Old February 22, 2013, 09:35 AM   #10
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You should definitely jump on that deal. ASAP.
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Old April 7, 2013, 01:43 AM   #11
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Sorry to resurrect this thread, but am considering one of these FNX 45s.

Can they digest a steady diet of +P ammo?
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Old April 7, 2013, 07:48 AM   #12
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FNX .45

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Sorry to resurrect this thread, but am considering one of these FNX 45s.

Can they digest a steady diet of +P ammo?
Define exactly what you mean by "steady diet"? And I feel any gun manufacturer says to not give a steady diet of any +p or +p+ rounds.

You can carry and shoot it here and there to test if it functions...but a steady diet will wear the gun out more. And +p or +p+ has more recoil than standard pressure and will surprise the heck out of you if you don't train with it enough.

I feel a little iffy. I have carried and shot it before. I'm back to standard. I feel it's plenty.
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Old April 7, 2013, 12:35 PM   #13
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Thanks, C. Good info.
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Old April 7, 2013, 12:39 PM   #14
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I had an FNX-40 some time ago. Of all the firearms I have bought and traded, I regret getting rid of that one the most. Was just an excellent firearm. I'd love one in 45.
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Old April 8, 2013, 01:35 PM   #15
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Sorry to resurrect this thread, but am considering one of these FNX 45s.

Can they digest a steady diet of +P ammo?
Don't know why you'd want feed it a "steady diet of +P ammo" since it comes at the expense of increased wear and tear on the gun and your wallet both. I'm sure the gun could handle it fine but I can't think of a good reason for it.

The duty ammo in my FNP45T is +P but I only shoot enough to assure reliable function and then burn up what I've been carrying when we qualify and load up fresh afterwards. I carry the same ammo in my off duty gun (a 1911) but the formula is the same - shoot enough to be confident that it functions, use it up when qualifying and replace with fresh. All other shooting I do, whether training, practice, or competition is with standard pressure ammo.
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Old April 8, 2013, 11:34 PM   #16
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They are excellent guns. I've been told the mags are diff. fnp vs FNX. The FNX has a few upgrades over the fnp, most importantly it has more chamber support. I have owned 5 total 2 fnp 3 FNX all 45 acp. On my examples the D/A pull was about the same but the S/A pull is a little nicer on the FNX. The trigger plus its ability to soak up recoil make it a very accurate Pistol. The fit and finish is also a little nicer on the newer models FNX
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Old May 22, 2013, 07:02 PM   #17
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anyone know if there's an aftermarket?

I have an FNX 9, and I'm looking for a few part upgrades for it. I want to get a metal safety lever, (I'm left handed and the darn thing is loose), A trigger kit, different sights, and possibly a magazine extension. Anyone know if/where I can get this stuff?
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Old May 22, 2013, 11:59 PM   #18
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Try here. http://fnforum.net/forums/fn-fnx/
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