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Old October 10, 2012, 08:56 PM   #1
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Best 9mm range gun?

Ok, I'm curious as to which is the best 9mm range gun. My personal favorite is Glock, but I also like the Beretta 92 series. So, what's everyone else's opinion? This is just for fun, so let's keep it respectful please. Remember, it's a free country, people!
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Old October 10, 2012, 09:05 PM   #2
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I like both the Glock and the Beretta 92fs among many others. For a range gun, the Beretta takes my vote for the much better trigger in SA mode.
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Old October 10, 2012, 09:15 PM   #3
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Yes, I like the Glock and Beretta as well. Sigs are nice, HK's yes very nice.
Capacity is king and even more fun on reaction targets. The RIA 1911 is really mild mannered.
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Old October 10, 2012, 09:17 PM   #4
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I too enjoy the Beretta 92 very much. Another favorite is the HK USP. Both guns are soft shooting and could go all day. An oddball pistol I like is the Daewoo with it's neat trigger. Lots of fun in these three.
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Old October 10, 2012, 09:17 PM   #5
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S&W 952-1 just back from the Performance center. Fantastic range gun.
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Old October 10, 2012, 09:22 PM   #6
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I just picked up a CZ 75B SA Target as my new range gun. I've only put 50 rds through it , but those were the most accurate 50 rds I've ever fired.
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Old October 10, 2012, 09:33 PM   #7
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Hi Power.
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Old October 10, 2012, 09:35 PM   #8
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If, by "best range gun in 9mm" you mean which one fits you to a tee, but is too heavy for day to day carry, then I'd say my Colt Series 70 1911 with its 5" barrel...accurate, reliable, fits beautifully, but is too big for carry and the caliber could be better housed in a smaller frame...like a Lt Colt Commander in 9mm...Series 70 of course. JMHO, Rod Pic below.

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Old October 10, 2012, 10:26 PM   #9
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My CZ P01. It literally does everything I need it for...range, carry, competition, HD. My Kadet 22 slide also fits.
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Old October 10, 2012, 10:51 PM   #10
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+1 Browning Hi Power
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Old October 11, 2012, 06:55 AM   #11
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Beretta 92

The Beretta is the smoothest firing 9mm I've ever used. I own two Glocks and a Hi-Power and feel the Beretta is head and shoulders better for range use.
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Old October 11, 2012, 07:19 AM   #12
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Any of the CZ-75 variants or Browning Hi Power.
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Old October 11, 2012, 07:32 AM   #13
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For me it's the Witness Elite Match:

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Old October 11, 2012, 07:33 AM   #14
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I like my Glock 34 but I"m sure there are
better wonder nines out there.
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Old October 11, 2012, 10:16 AM   #15
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I carry a Glock, but my 92FS is my favorite range pistol, beautiful both in appearance and in function. I don't have a BHP to compare it to, but I hope to remedy that deficiency someday.
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Old October 11, 2012, 11:33 AM   #16
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A Sig P226 is hard to beat. A Walther PPQ if you are on a budget.
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Old October 11, 2012, 03:23 PM   #17
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Sig P-210; Sig X-Five (with adjustable trigger)
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Old October 11, 2012, 03:31 PM   #18
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A 1911 in 9mm would my pick for pure range and plinking fun.
Theres several to pick from many makers at nearly all prices.
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Old October 11, 2012, 03:42 PM   #19
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I agree with Dashunde, I really like my DW PM9.
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Old October 11, 2012, 03:47 PM   #20
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To me it's a single action CZ-75B.

Heavy, all steel guns are excellent for the range or home defense, since the extra weight keeps recoil down and makes followup shots easy. No need to worry about light weight, since the pistol won't be carried for long period. Target type triggers are great too, since these increase accuracy on the range.

This one is often shot with 95 gr reloads for low recoil plinking.


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Old October 11, 2012, 05:20 PM   #21
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Two of my favorites. One of my SIG P226s and my Walther PPQ.



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Old October 11, 2012, 05:25 PM   #22
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I'm not a huge 1911 fan, but I'd have to say that they're clearly the dominant range pistol of today.
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Old October 11, 2012, 05:33 PM   #23
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I agree with Dashunde, I really like my DW PM9.
^^^^^^^^^^^^++++++++++++++

Taking a PM9, Valor and G19 to the range in the am.
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Old October 11, 2012, 07:03 PM   #24
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I fired a Baby Eagle (if I recall that's the name) in 9mm that was a pleasure to shoot once. Also agreed on the full size CZ's, reliable and accurate as well.
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Old October 11, 2012, 10:32 PM   #25
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Would you pick a Sig p226 or Cz 75 B?
I have been toying with these two and not sure which one would be better as a range type gun.

Are the Czs more accurate?
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