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Springfield Loaded PX9109LP 45 ACP, $790

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GUN TESTS GRADE: B (Best Buy)
Although we rated the Loaded Model down a notch on accuracy, this Springfield 45 is a good choice for home defense, carry, IDPA, and as an all-round go-anywhere do-anything handgun.

Springfield Loaded PX9109LP 45 ACP, $790

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Home Defense
Concealed Carry
Recreational
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The Springfield Loaded Model is well worth its price, with a combination of Novak sights, an ambidextrous safety, and adequate accuracy.
The shooter’s view of the Loaded Model. The ambidextrous safeties are prominent in the profile.
The grip safety and slide safety shown from the right side of the gun. Both worked as expected. Some shooters will disagree with the handiness of the ambi safety, but it’s a helpful feature in our view.

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