The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > Hogan's Alley > Handguns: General Handgun Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old September 27, 2012, 02:12 PM   #51
BGutzman
Senior Member
 
Join Date: December 4, 2009
Location: Frozen Tundra
Posts: 2,414
Quote:
There is no perfect handgun
guess you never owned a Sig!
__________________
Molon Labe
BGutzman is offline  
Old September 27, 2012, 03:45 PM   #52
MonsterB
Senior Member
 
Join Date: June 15, 2010
Posts: 347
The most perfect gun all around, in weight, capacity, reliability, ease of use, accuracy, and carry ability has been the Glock23, gen 4. Absolutely incredible gun. My Sig 229 Extreme is gaining ground, though a bit large for carry, and my Smith 686 is right there with the Sig. I am lucky to have a nice collection of excellent handguns, and while it may not be the most expensive or best looking, the G23 is my version of the perfect all around gun, without question.
MonsterB is offline  
Old September 27, 2012, 10:02 PM   #53
CCCLVII
Senior Member
 
Join Date: April 16, 2012
Location: Idaho
Posts: 297
I know I will get some crap for saying this but I have a Desert Eagle in 357 magnum and 44 magnum (1 gun 2 different barrels) I think for hunting the 44 magnum would do well and for self defense I believe the 357 magnum has a great reputation.
__________________
Always looking for a good hunt!
CCCLVII is offline  
Old September 28, 2012, 12:28 PM   #54
temmi
Senior Member
 
Join Date: June 13, 2006
Location: Texas
Posts: 531
In 1970 I went to boot camp in Orlando FL...

Yes the Navy

First time I ever shot the 1911

Is it perfect... no

So there is no perfect HG but

The question is

Is there a HG that is fit for your purpose?

And

Can you shoot it

And if both answers are yes it may be perfect for the occasion

Snake
temmi is offline  
Old September 28, 2012, 09:56 PM   #55
orionengnr
Senior Member
 
Join Date: July 9, 2004
Posts: 4,978
Quote:
I did find the perfect woman but not the perfect gun
If you found the perfect woman, you are among the 1/10 of one percent. Consider yourself blessed beyond all measure.

And make sure you tell her so on a fairly regular basis.

As far as guns go, many of us find something we like for a certain time..and then find something we like better. This pattern can repeat itself any number of times.

Doing so with guns is infinitely less expensive (in all manner) than doing so with women.

If you have found the perfect woman, you have accomplished the most difficult and important task in life (and one that most of us never will) and you can now spend the rest of your life looking for the perfect gun...and be a happy man.

I am happy for you.

Best, Rich
orionengnr is offline  
Reply

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 02:53 AM.


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 0.08344 seconds with 7 queries