Top handguns in your opinion?

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Re: Top handguns in your opinion?

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Post by pbwalker » Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:31 pm

skeathley wrote:Carry: S&W Shield .45. Small but stout.

Range: CZ 75B 9mm. Glock fans should avoid these; it will be too depressing.

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I'm a Glock fan, and was depressed that anyone would spend that much money on a pistol like that.

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Post by WTR » Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:58 pm

Another " fun at the range " pistol is a model 27 with wad cutters . Almost intoxicating.

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Post by Liberty » Sun Dec 03, 2017 7:02 am

LeonCarr wrote:Glock 17

I might be the only person on this forum who will not trust his life to a 1911 (Flame Suit On) :mad5. I have had way too many reliability issues with them over the years.

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No, you are not the only one. I am quite sure of that. Then again, there are those who would not feel safe with a Glock on their person either. :evil2:
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Post by 1911 Raptor » Sun Dec 03, 2017 7:08 am

Liberty wrote:
LeonCarr wrote:Glock 17

I might be the only person on this forum who will not trust his life to a 1911 (Flame Suit On) :mad5. I have had way too many reliability issues with them over the years.

Just my .02,
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No, you are not the only one. I am quite sure of that. Then again, there are those who would not feel safe with a Glock on their person either. :evil2:
I am pretty sure that no leg would willingly stand by and allow a Glock to be strapped to it!


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Post by cmgee67 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 8:10 am

Just don’t use a serpa or an uncle mikes special! :lol::
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I usually carry my custom Para 10mm.

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Post by ScottDLS » Sun Dec 03, 2017 12:54 pm

pbwalker wrote:
ScottDLS wrote:Lorcin .25 auto... :smilelol5:

Better than a Glock or 1911.
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Post by rp_photo » Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:21 pm

The only way to know for sure is to buy a bunch of different ones :lol:
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Post by puma guy » Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:33 pm

WTR wrote:Another " fun at the range " pistol is a model 27 with wad cutters . Almost intoxicating.

:thumbs2: Back before my 27 was stolen it was my favorite range handgun. I have a 3-1/2" nickel plated TT/TH and grips vintage approx 1977 on layaway at a pawn shop. I'll report back when I get it.
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Post by wheelgun1958 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 8:38 pm

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Post by treadlightly » Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:18 pm

flechero wrote:Many Colt/Kimber fans consider the other to be a waste of money. I'm more in the camp that likes either, when they are well build and run. (which isn't always the case, with either) And I'm not a fan of the series 80 or the Schwartz safeties.
I'm curious. I prefer drop safe guns. For that reason I like the Schwartz safety. It blocks the firing pin without involving the trigger. The Series 80 is icky, I agree there.

On the other hand, I don't like mechanisms that depend on light springs. Sig uses its share of hair springs and they don't seem to have trouble, so I may be second guessing the engineering.

There's no way to confirm the safety is engaged, that's another downside.

What don't you like about the Schwartz setup?
AndyC wrote:Their first series was pretty good - then they decided to go with an external extractor design (Series II) which doesn't work reliably and worse, started cutting corners and spending money on full-page flashy ads, etc.
I don't get out enough. I didn't know anyone put an external extractor on a 1911. Mine (Colt and Kimber) are both internal extractors.

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Post by Pawpaw » Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:39 pm

treadlightly wrote:I don't get out enough. I didn't know anyone put an external extractor on a 1911. Mine (Colt and Kimber) are both internal extractors.
Take a look at Sig 1911s: https://www.sigsauer.com/products/firea ... ls/1911-1/
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Post by SpringerFan » Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:02 am

Top handguns to carry, Glock 43 and XD9. CZ75B on the nightstand for HD.
Most fun at the range would be my 10.5" barreled AR pistol. Hands down. Fireballs anyone?
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Post by carlson1 » Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:03 am

My favorite handguns to shoot is a toss up of my S&W 686-1 with a 4” barrel or my S&W 66-3 with a 2 1/2” barrel.
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