GUN Went out for boots......

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    Went out to try and find some new boots and the damn gun counter at Academy kept calling out to me. I of course heeded the call. Talked myself into a pair of M&P9s. I've been wanting to pick up an M&P for a while, and with the way things are going I figured no time like the present. Shitty pic can be found below.











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    Nice, but how come a pair? For the hell of it or was there a special? lol
     
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    How else do you blaze w/ one in each hand like the movies?
     
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    I like the idea of redundancy, two is one, one is none etc etc. It also gives my wife something to shoot when I get her to come to the range with me.
     
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    What'd you pay if you don't mind me asking?
     
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    $499 a piece.
     
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    Pretty good price. I know Gander Mountain had them for $549. I got lucky paying $425 for mine.
     
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    Right on, I checked Bud's pricing before I got them. Lowest price that day was $529. The lowest price wasn't as important as direct availability and a decent price.
     
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    I hear ya on that one. I probably would have paid the GM price just to ensure that I actually got one. I keep hearing that SW is nearly a year behind on orders and is working 24/7 to try and keep up with the demand.
     
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    I'll be sending in for my free mags tomorrow. I wonder how long it'll be before they arrive.
     
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    Congrats! Love my 9c so much I want a fullsize 9 now.
     
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    Don't expect them any time soon.
     
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    nice. I got myself a pair of P226's for the same reason. Well, technically not a pair, one is stainless. Close enough.
     
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    I was told that the promotion was over. I could be wrong however. I know a few people that are still waiting for their $50 rebates and or mags from the last promotion over 10 months later.
     
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    Still up on their website :dunno:
     
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    I won't be holding my breath. On sunday I'm gonna take them out to the range. My Dad has been wanting to get some trigger time in with his old .38, my Aunt is thinking about getting a pistol for protection, and my wife is always happy to shoot. Family range trip for the win!
     

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