Originally Posted by uncle jerky
ammo availability might be a deciding factor.40s are hard to find down here but 9s are everwhere.
Around here it is the exact opposite. I rarely ever see 9mm but I see 40 at WM all the time.
For all the reasons mentioned by Killroi I would get the 40. The recoil difference is not a big deal.
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