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Thinking of one as a possible new purchase. No place here in BFE to rent so if I want one, I'll have to buy one just to try it out.
 

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I sold a 40 one to a friend and they are good for defensive to abotu 10 yards. hard as hell to hit with past that.
 

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I can't say I'd expect any pistol with a 3" barrel to be accurate out to a long distance.

How well does it shoot? comparible to the Glock 26?
 

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recoil is sharp as can be expected. I dont like the feel of it at all, but I dont like the fullsize either.
 

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I have the subcomp in 9mm. It shoots fairly well out to 10yds. I like the grip angle better than Glocks. 40cal will have a much sharper recoil.
 

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Makarov said:
I have the subcomp in 9mm. It shoots fairly well out to 10yds. I like the grip angle better than Glocks. 40cal will have a much sharper recoil.
What did it set you back?
 

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Hey I'm the guy Adler sold the .40 sub to. Like he said its a belly gun and your not gonna hit much farther than 10 yards. I have to agree with Makorov on the grip angle, its much better than the glocks and with the extended mag its a damn comfortable gun. I can't say much on the recoil cuz this is the only .40 I've ever shot but it is way less than my Witness P .45
 

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I could keep all my shots well on paper at 25yds with my G26. I had pearce plus extensions on the mags. Could not stand having my pinky finger hanging off. The real trick was trying to group at 7-10 yds. with my Kel tec P3AT. Now that thing was tiny.
 

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I couldn't care less how well it groups at 75 feet. If the bad guy is that far away, I have a chance to run/hide which means I don't have a legitimate reason to shoot at him.

I do care about how intuitive it is to handle as well as point/shoot viablity. I'm acceptable point/shooting with my 1911. Bad guy would probably die. I need something smaller though.
 

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A couple people said their sub compact was hard to hit with past 10yds. I didn't have that problem with mine.
 

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With the fullsize mags and extension its much easier. However I hate the feel of the XD both fullsize and compact so it just does not point well for me, thats why I had a hell of a time at 10 yards with the regualr compact mags.
 

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If I sit there and take my time I can hit about a 5 inch pattern at 25 yard with my sub .40 but in a real life situation good luck past 10 yards.
 

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I shot the subcompact 9mm XD and was able to hit 3" groupings at 12 yards with ease (8 rounds)... Not as accurate as my XD-40 in 4.25" trim, but it's still a nice little pistol. Though I'm more accurate with my G27 (which is chambered in .40) than the 9mm XD... I think this is due to grip angle however... I really prefer the grip angle of Glocks than I do XDs (XD has the 1911 grip angle, Glocks are angled back further).

It's a great pistol and will NEVER fail you, which is to be expected. Besides, you can't go wrong with a Croatian pistol! :D
 
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