Well Academy had a Taurus 40 cal pistol with 2 16 mags, for $299!!!!!!! Ive been wanting a 9mm for just a good everyday shooter. But, to me the 9mm round was just too small. So I got the 40 cal. Now my 45 auto is my home defense gun and the 40 will go with me 80% of the time to the farm. Here she is!!!!