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Old May 15, 2013, 01:20 PM   #1
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Looking for a new one

I am currently looking for a new one, and have it (ahem) narrowed down to one or so of the below. Caliber is of no real concern, as long as it is a 9mm, 40, 45, 10mm. If you have one of the below please provide pro/con of the firearm.

SW Shield 9mm
SW MP compact 40
Glock 27
Glock 36
Glock 30S
Glock 29

Have no shot any of them, but i like what I see.

Thanks in advance for any info
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Old May 15, 2013, 01:29 PM   #2
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I have the MP45 4"barrel, 8 shot. Awesome! Super accurate. Good trigger, gets better with more rounds. Nicest auto I ever owned.
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Old May 15, 2013, 08:05 PM   #3
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Shield 9 is a nice carry piece but you can still throw a hundred down range without any discomfort.
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Old May 15, 2013, 08:09 PM   #4
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Shield 9mm is my current CCW of choice. Really like this gun!
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Old May 15, 2013, 08:35 PM   #5
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I am a huge Glock fan and have a G27 and love it. Super reliable and accurate, well ... a LOT more accurate than I AM. Check out some of Hickock45 Glock reviews on YouTube.
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Old May 15, 2013, 09:32 PM   #6
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I like my Glock 36. Glock + 45acp. Works for me.
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Old May 16, 2013, 04:16 AM   #7
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No bad choices on that list.

I have the Shield 9mm. IMHO, it is as close as you can get to a pocket pistol without actually shooting like one. I really like mine.
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Old May 16, 2013, 05:19 AM   #8
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Might get the shield, if I can find one anyway. All the others on the list are instock however....hmmm...
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Old May 16, 2013, 05:27 AM   #9
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File under piling: Shield 9. Accurate, reliable, soft shooting for a compact, only problem is finding one. Jumped on mine 2nd day it was available for sale. A risk for an unproven compact, but glad I took the risk, mine has been great.
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Old May 16, 2013, 09:26 AM   #10
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Another satisfied sheild owner!

I cannot give a better endorsement than I carry one everyday.
Better to be tried by 12, than carried by 6.
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Old May 16, 2013, 09:51 AM   #11
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Regarding the availability of the Shield, check with Kittery Trading Post.

They get alot of them.
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Old May 16, 2013, 12:13 PM   #12
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Found a shield (not an auction site), but at $519.99 they can keep it...
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Old May 16, 2013, 06:50 PM   #13
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I have both the Shield and M&P Compact. The compact is completely carry-able as long as you use a good belt and holster. The Shield is way better for all day carry. It's almost as light as my old Kel-tec PF-9.
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