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OK, sure....overstated? Maybe, maybe not.

But...this is by far the best .45ACP semi-auto I have and have used.

The FNH FN .45ACP Tactical (Flat Dark Earth).

Here's an overview of the handgun, with unboxing, introduction, close ups, and shooting demo.

Enjoy, I know I sure am.

 

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I would say far from the Best 45ACP.....Just another polymer framed gun wanting to be a DB/SA 1911 type pistol. .

Just my opinion.

Karsten
 

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Eh, .45's for guys who need to compensate for their lack in other area's. :mrgreen:

















The FN FNX is a really nice pistol though. I gave serious consideration to FN's 9mm's.
 

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It's definitely a nice looking pistol but at that price it ought to be. I'd like to shoot one but no one I know has one so that'll have to wait. In a polymer framed gun I really like the Springfield XD but I still like my Kimber better (which cost less than the FNX if you can believe that).

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Best is a big word. Sure bet FNP .45 Tactical would be on a list but not the only one.
Best at what cost you reach a point where another 300 dollars in weapon does not shoot any better. Seen that often.
Now bagging rights I have seen .45 well over 2000. I never did figure out why.
Sub 700 dollars out of the box Little known Ruger SR1911 would stand with ones costing 1000.
I would have never guessed how great my Para Double stack would be until I was given it as a retirement gift.
Best full size ,compact limits need to be narrowed down a bit.
 

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I'll stick with my 68 year old 1911 USGI Colt 45.

 

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Oh, brother, not this guy again. I have seen this Amsdorf guy before on other forums. He always ends up getting banned by the moderators. Already you can see why.

Let's examine who we are dealing with here. He claims he has a bunker buried 150 feet underground ("15 stories") in Missouri. Here is one of his videos where he says that:


His whole schtick is to try and get people to look at his videos so he can get paid per click, apparently.

Personally, I do not know of anyone who has a bunker (or any other structure, for that matter) that is 15 stories underground, particularly in the State of Missouri. Think about it....

Anyway, I know this guy's Internet history, I have seen his multiple videos, that he trots out until everyone is sick of looking at them, and he has zero credibility as far as I am concerned.

Fair warning to the members here. You can tell from listening to his videos he knows very little about guns. Who says "rack a frame" - try rack a slide, Ace; and it is called a slide release; but hey, why bother with actually reading your owner's manual and maybe learning what the nomenclature is for your gun's operating mechanisms, when all you plan to do is rapid fire them and spray bullets all over the place? Nice tight group you put together there, gunslinger.

Don't waste your time, folks. I have seen this guy's tired act before, and it only gets worse from here. He gets banned from other forums and goes looking for a new one once he's bounced.

I bet he won't last very long here either.
 

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I abandoned the 45 about a year ago. There is an heirloom 1911 from WWII I'll never let go. This whole ammo deal has me preparing to add a low end 1911 back to the mix. Probably an RIA which can still be gotten with the adv features for about $500, but I need to save up for that or get a $10 price hike on silver and I'll sell 12 /13 ounces.
 

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I carry the FNX9 every day (it is similar to the 45tac). I love FN guns. They are smooth to shoot... Mine has never jammed or mis-fired.
I would love to carry the FNX 45 Tac on duty, but the biggest problem with FN is finding holsters...
 

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THE BEST---The best for who? Me?
I love the "smooth classic unmistakable 1911"..
And almost pulled the trigger on two FNX9's, but with me and the fiance both wanting new "tools", I opted and purchased two Taurus 9's, due to price and availability. The lifetime warranty is cool too.
Like everything, the best for you, may not be the best for me, and my budget.
Now, if i hit tonights powerball, then, yeah, I would deffinately be labeled as a "hoarder and stockpiler",becouse there are so many tools out there I want...
 

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I really like my Springfield XD. I have only had it for a few months, so I cannot say much about how I will like it once it is broke in. But so far, it is "feels right" and is very comfortable to shoot.
 

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It seems that the Army has tried several times to move away from the .45ACP but they always seem to come back to it. Kinda makes you wonder why.
 

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It seems that the Army has tried several times to move away from the .45ACP but they always seem to come back to it. Kinda makes you wonder why.
Like most government agencies, including the years I spent in the AF, they have yet to learn that if it "ain't" broke, don't fix it.
 

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It seems that the Army has tried several times to move away from the .45ACP but they always seem to come back to it. Kinda makes you wonder why.
Because the Army is stuck using FMJ. If FMJ is all you got than you stuck with the need for a certain size hole but not able to use expanding ammo which you can carry more of to get to it. Sadly troops carry only carry so much and with the diversity of body types and strength, which is where 7.62x51mm was too heavy for many to handle is part an go with the smaller 5.56x45mm. I'm not stuck to that aspect though as are any of us so it only makes since to carry hollowpoints.
 

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When you look at any weapon it is a mistake to judge what the military does and what you should do.
To many differences in the job they are needed for.
They went from one extreme to another The 9mm was a NATO issue and a bad move
 

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When you look at any weapon it is a mistake to judge what the military does and what you should do.
To many differences in the job they are needed for.
They went from one extreme to another The 9mm was a NATO issue and a bad move
That was the point.
 

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It seems that the Army has tried several times to move away from the .45ACP but they always seem to come back to it. Kinda makes you wonder why.
What did I miss? The army went to 9mm back in 1990's, current issue is a Barretta.

The best .45 is the one on you right now.
 
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