The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > Hogan's Alley > Handguns: The Semi-automatic Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old September 21, 2011, 08:01 PM   #26
MC 1911
Senior Member
 
Join Date: February 19, 2011
Location: Virginia
Posts: 144
If you want to stay with the Glocks,check out the Roni1 Glock conversion. Its considered a SBR,& requires paperwork but its kind of neat!

My 1st choice would be a CZ P-01.

Last edited by MC 1911; September 22, 2011 at 01:47 PM.
MC 1911 is offline  
Old September 21, 2011, 09:17 PM   #27
predecessor
Senior Member
 
Join Date: August 22, 2006
Posts: 804
@Kel-Tec Sub 2000 suggestions

The Kel-Tec is light-weight, and compact with the folding option - That's about the extent of the pros as the trigger is horrible, reliability spotty, and the build quality is reflective of the price - it's unfortunate - as I like the concept but there you have it - I'd much rather have a PX4 or a Model 9...even the Hi-Point is a better carbine.
__________________
________________________________________________________________________
The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
predecessor is offline  
Old September 22, 2011, 10:31 AM   #28
RC20
Senior Member
 
Join Date: April 10, 2008
Location: Alaska
Posts: 2,049
Good starter for the 9mm Pistol would be the Sig SP2022 (w/o night sights $379, with them, something around $460 currently, though Nelson Tactical has them listed for sub $400 they are not in stock).

Carbine I think the RRA LAR9 would be the way to go, no experience with that gun, but RRA makes a good solid middle of the road priced gun with some great features (at least in AR).

For the big gun, I would go used with something in Sig or HK (bias to Sig as I like them and made in the USA)
RC20 is offline  
Old September 22, 2011, 11:21 AM   #29
Motor City Gunner
Junior Member
 
Join Date: September 15, 2011
Location: The Spencer Mansion
Posts: 11
My personal choices would be :

Handguns: Glock 17
Beretta 92 FS
Carbine: Beretta CX4

I haven't fired any of the 3rd gen Smith & Wesson autos but I've heard lots of good things about them.

IMO you should stay away from brands like KelTec and Hi Point.
Motor City Gunner is offline  
Old September 23, 2011, 01:10 PM   #30
tahunua001
Senior Member
 
Join Date: July 21, 2011
Location: Idaho
Posts: 6,101
well the springfield XDM and ruger SR series pistols are both well beyond reproach and a highpoint crabine would be affordable and do the job. a Beretta CX4 is a very nice carbine but it seems like it would be very difficult to disassemble and clean. I personally built an AR15 in 9mm and it is a beautiful performer and is the most accurate 9mm carbine I've shot but with a $900 price tag it's kindof spendy.
__________________
ignore my complete lack of capitalization. I still have no problem correcting your grammar.
I never said half the crap people said I did-Albert Einstein
You can't believe everything you read on the internet-Benjamin Franklin
Bean counters told me I couldn't fire a man for being in a wheelchair, did it anyway. Ramps are expensive.-Cave Johnson.
tahunua001 is offline  
Old September 23, 2011, 01:30 PM   #31
BlackJackID
Senior Member
 
Join Date: September 14, 2011
Posts: 159
If you want you can do what I did.

S&W 5906-Great full Size gun, used $350

S&W 469 - Compact, used $300

Marlin Camp 9-Used about $450

All of these use the same magazines, so not only do you share ammo across all platforms, but magazine interchangability as well. Makes for a great combination.
BlackJackID is offline  
Old September 23, 2011, 03:10 PM   #32
priler
Senior Member
 
Join Date: October 27, 2008
Posts: 170
a walther p99 AS full size and compact(grip adapter and you can use full size mags),..or,walther PPQ and PPS(extremely thin).

skip the pistol caliber carbine,they're worthless except for fun or mounting better optics,..get yourself a real rifle,an AK of your flavor.

...but if you insist,you can get the triarii system from hera arms for the walther p99.

...or you can go a different route,get one all steel like a CZ(or some else you like) of your flavor and one polymer.
priler is offline  
Old September 23, 2011, 03:29 PM   #33
erob3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: January 9, 2010
Location: East Tn.
Posts: 520
Best 9mm - CZ 75D Compact or P01 - NATO approved, check this forum for tests it had to go thru to meet the approval. Impressive to say the least. Fits your hand like it was made for it. 1911 9mm - check the new Rock Island High Capacity - my Rock Island 1911 9mm Tactical has been flawless and for the money there is not any other 1911 9mm that can beat it. Yes you can spend more but i'm just not sure it would be worth it. I would tell you to look into the Rock Island 1911 9mm Tactical but you stated you want more ammo capacity. Also, I have to second the Ruger P series. I once owned a P89 and it would shoot anything you would put in it and the recoil was sweet. My dad owned a S&W 5906, I got to shoot it a couple of times before he parted with it. Some feel this is one of the best 9mm's of all time. And since they are somewhat an older pistol they can be bought cheap. CDNN investments sell them for $300 but I'm not sure of the condition. Even in very good condition they are under $400. Can't offer anything on rifles. Good Luck.
__________________
If something is worth doing well, it is worth failing at to get there.
Colt 1911 9mm, S&W 1911 9mm Pro Series, Buckmark .22, Lipsey Ruger MKII SS 4", Ruger Mk II Comp Trgt SS, Ruger Mk II Trgt SS, RIA 1911 Tactical 9mm, S&W Mdl 41 .22, H.S. Citation, H.S. Trophy, H.S. Victor E. Hartford, H.S. Victor Hamden, H.S. 103 Space Gun, Speedmaster .22, Savage MKII .22 BTVS, SKB O/U 505
erob3 is offline  
Old September 24, 2011, 12:49 AM   #34
predecessor
Senior Member
 
Join Date: August 22, 2006
Posts: 804
Quote:
If you want you can do what I did.
Nice setup BlackJackID

I have a very similar setup (including S&W 469 & Marlin Model 9) only I traded out the 59XX for the lighter Daewoo DP51 - I also prefer the trigger and take-down of the gun over the Smith.
__________________
________________________________________________________________________
The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.
predecessor is offline  
Old September 24, 2011, 06:39 AM   #35
Sparks1957
Senior Member
 
Join Date: September 4, 2011
Location: Vermont
Posts: 1,470
My suite of 9mms is

Sig P229
Kahr CW9
Ruger PC9

I'm ready for the zombie invasion, or most anything else.
Sparks1957 is offline  
Old September 24, 2011, 06:56 AM   #36
PSP
Senior Member
 
Join Date: June 2, 2006
Location: N. Virginia
Posts: 3,915
These two


and this one.
PSP is offline  
Old September 24, 2011, 11:42 AM   #37
BlackJackID
Senior Member
 
Join Date: September 14, 2011
Posts: 159
Predecessor,

I agree on the Daewoo, great gun. Theres quite a few that I like better than the Smith, but it was cheap (comparatively)and it suited my purpose.

But I have to admit, when I bought 30 rounders for the camp 9, I couldnt resist sticking them in the 469...get a lot of head shakes at the range LOL
BlackJackID is offline  
Old September 24, 2011, 03:54 PM   #38
MrWin94
Member
 
Join Date: February 13, 2011
Location: Peoples republic of NY
Posts: 29
How about a Marlin Model 9 for a carbine. A Browning High Power for every day carry and a Diamondback DB9 for deep concealment.
MrWin94 is offline  
Old September 24, 2011, 03:57 PM   #39
LockedBreech
Senior Member
 
Join Date: July 6, 2009
Location: Rocky Mountain West
Posts: 3,016
PSP wins the thread!
__________________
Beretta PX4 Type F Fullsize .40 S&W | Beretta 92FS 9x19 Para | Beretta 8040 Cougar Type G .40 S&W | Rock Island Armory GI 1911 .45 ACP | Sig Sauer SP2022 Stainless 9x19 Para | Sig Sauer P6 9x19 Para | Colt Python 4" .357 Magnum | Colt 1968 Det. Spec. .38 Spc. | Ruger LCP .380 ACP | Daniel Defense M4V1 5.56x45 | Alpine M1 Carbine .30 | Steyr M1895 8x56 | Ruger 10/22 .22LR |1943 Izhevsk Mosin-Nagant M91/30 7.62x54R | Remington 870 12GA
LockedBreech is offline  
Reply

Tags
9mm , carbine , handgun

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:54 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.09123 seconds with 10 queries