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Thinking of getting a P320C 9mm or a Glock 19
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#1 Posted : Monday, April 09, 2018 9:15:06 PM(UTC)
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Well, my P250C-40 has grown to become my favorite pistol. I got to the point that the DAO hammer fired trigger didn't bother me much anymore, especially considering 2 major points: 1. I don't anticipate ever really being in a situation where I'll need to rapid fire. I've become so accustomed to this DAO hammer setup that I'll good with staging my shots. If I need to fire more than one shot in a defense situation, I'll be able to do it, not needing to fire 10 times quickly. 2. Accuracy. At the range, I'm consistently accurate at 30 ft. More accurate with this P250C 40 than any pistol Ive ever owned. I can't explain it, other than to say it fits my hand very well,and shoots so damned smooth.

Just last night I sold my Springfield XD9 Subcompact. I have cash in hand to go buy either a Glock 19 (I've wanted one for a long time), or a Sig P320, since it's the striker fired P250. AND, there's one available on Armslist near me, in 9mm. My P250C is a .40 caliber. I'd be ok with a 9mm P320 though.

But, maybe I should hold off, and look at it this way - why do I need a P250 AND a P320? Should I go for the Glock 19, OR, just stay a Sig man across the board? Anybody got any thoughts, ideas, or suggestions?

I'd like to hear from people about this. Thanks
Sam

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#2 Posted : Monday, April 09, 2018 9:58:09 PM(UTC)
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Sam250C;43543 wrote:
I have cash in hand to go buy either a Glock 19 (I've wanted one for a long time)


Scratch the itch - you will eventually.
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#3 Posted : Tuesday, April 10, 2018 9:57:30 AM(UTC)
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I also enjoy the P-250 . I have had several Glocks and have never really shot them well but that just me. Also have a couple of P320's but I keep going back to my P-250. Keep in mind that I have shot revolvers for 40 years or so so the P-250 just plain works for me. The P-320 is nice and after sending it the Sig for the voluntary update I have not found the time to shoot it. Personally I do not care for the P-320 as much as the P250. Been thinking of selling off the P-320s.
I have long given up trying to be the fastest shooter.Instead I pride myself in being a deliberate shooter.
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I've got both, and since they both feel similar in my hand, I don't have that 'compensation' period when shooting a different platform. I shot a friends Glock (G22) recently, and it took me a few rounds to get it hitting exactly where I wanted it to. Ya know you really want that P320! ;-)
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#5 Posted : Tuesday, April 10, 2018 5:31:59 PM(UTC)
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Buy a .357 SIG barrel for you P250 and use the rest of the money for ammunition.
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I know your dilemma. I shoot the P250 well. Purchased the P320c. Even better. Back in the day, I tried the Glocks. Really wanted one. I shot them over and over. At the gun range, my friends Glocks, strangers on the street who owned Glocks, you name it. For me, it felt like holding a brick. Plus, I could not hit dirt with a Glock. The P250 and P320 just "fit" me. I have had others pistols I liked. Just no Glocks.

IMO, go with the pistol you shoot the best, the one that "fits" you.
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#7 Posted : Saturday, April 14, 2018 12:34:45 PM(UTC)
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Thanks everybody for some input.

This past week I've been negotiating with 2 people - 1 has a Glock 19 and the other a P320C 9mm.

Almost worked out a good trade for the Glock 19 yesterday. A Taurus revolver plus some cash, but I felt like he wanted too much cash and we couldn't come to an agreement.

The guy with the P320C is considering a similar trade this morning. I should hear something soon. Otherwise he'll take $420 for the Sig, which does have the case and accessories.

It occurred to me. I need to go handle a Glock and check it out very thoroughly. I had to sell my Springfield XD9 because it was not a good fit for my hand. It consistently put a blister on my thumb knuckle. Cool gun. The dude who bought it loves it! But for all I know the Glock might be a similar problem. I know for a fact the Sig fits. If I love my P250, I don't see having a problem with the P320.

Heck, maybe I have too many damned guns as it is!! Maybe I oughta sell ALL except for the P250C .40 and just quit being a gun person!!! Well, after I make a good sawed off from one of my 12 gauges...

I'm waiting to hear from the guy about the P320 now.
Sam

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#8 Posted : Saturday, April 14, 2018 1:46:05 PM(UTC)
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No such thing as too many guns... ;-)
Jim

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Jim - on your P320 9mm, did you just have to get the .40 barrel, or the Xchange kit to make it a 40? My P250C 40 will accept a .357 barrel without having to change anything else.

If I get a 320, i'll want to convert it from time to time im sure.
Sam

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Sam250C;43561 wrote:
Jim - on your P320 9mm, did you just have to get the .40 barrel, or the Xchange kit to make it a 40? My P250C 40 will accept a .357 barrel without having to change anything else.

If I get a 320, i'll want to convert it from time to time im sure.


I got the 9mm first and then bought the .40 Xchange kit when I found a really good deal. It's definitely a plus to be able to switch back and forth.
Jim

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SCSurfer;43563 wrote:
Sam250C;43561 wrote:
Jim - on your P320 9mm, did you just have to get the .40 barrel, or the Xchange kit to make it a 40? My P250C 40 will accept a .357 barrel without having to change anything else.

If I get a 320, i'll want to convert it from time to time im sure.


I got the 9mm first and then bought the .40 Xchange kit when I found a really good deal. It's definitely a plus to be able to switch back and forth.

It's more convenient to just swap the upper to get between 9mm and .40, than if you could just change out the barrels (which are not the same size, so you shouldn't).

I put some effort into keeping the ammo very separate when switching between calibers! Blink
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#12 Posted : Sunday, April 15, 2018 8:21:59 PM(UTC)
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That's a great point. It's very easy to confuse 9mm and .40, so I also take care to keep everything separate. I actually watched someone fire a 9mm through a .40 during a training class. The guy was lucky to walk away with a destroyed gun but no injuries. Check, double-check and then check again!
Jim

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