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Old 01-06-2013, 10:08 PM   #722
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Originally Posted by MSpired View Post

Why would someone carry a .45ACP 1911? It's just too limited on round capacity compared to other pistols. Wouldn't you rather carry 17-19 rounds on 9mm in a lighter polymer pistol?
Weight isn't really a concern with most LEOs for a handgun. The issue with ammunition capacity is where I would have a problem carrying a 1911. Some people don't mind it, but it's something I would rather not have to worry about. That, and 1911s are finicky guns. Some can be very reliable, but they don't have the reliability that modern combat/duty pistols have.
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