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Old October 28, 2012, 09:29 PM   #1
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Your Favorite!

Lets have a little fun. I am just curious to hear about your favorite semi auto handgun that you have. Also, please explain the paticular model and why you like it. You could maybe even throw in a pic.
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Old October 28, 2012, 09:35 PM   #2
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Too many to list

I don't have one favorite.
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Old October 28, 2012, 09:44 PM   #3
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WaltherP99QA .40

It fits like an extension of my hand
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Old October 28, 2012, 09:44 PM   #4
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Sig P220, bought ~15 years ago. For reasons having nothing to do with my shooting skills I shoot it like I was born with it in my hand. Dead-eye dick does even begin to describe the results. Very weird
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Old October 28, 2012, 09:47 PM   #5
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Probably my Ed Brown Special Forces:





Reasons -- accurate, reliable, cycles as smooth as silk, beautiful. Just to name a few reasons.
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Old October 29, 2012, 01:42 AM   #6
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Walther PPQ.

I love how it feels in my hands. I love the trigger. I love that it refuses to fail, at 4,000+ rounds and counting. I love the mag release. It's easy to be accurate with.

Simply put, it's damn near perfect.
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Old October 29, 2012, 02:42 AM   #7
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My CZ 75B

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Old October 29, 2012, 07:02 AM   #8
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uhhhhh... this one!



seriously tho, probably the hk p7 or one of the 1911s. the p7 is just so unique and easy to be good with. the 1911's are gorgeous and shoot like a dream.





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Old October 29, 2012, 07:12 AM   #9
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Loose Holster Dan

What??? No swords, axes or knives? What if you run out of ammo?

Just kidding, lovely collection.
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Old October 29, 2012, 07:17 AM   #10
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lol didn't have those out that day. just the guns. those were just the ones i happened to be taking to the shoot that day.
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Old October 29, 2012, 07:29 AM   #11
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Don't have a picture, but my slightly customized Colt 1991A1 (ORM) has been reliable and accurate with anything I've put thru it. From 200 grain WC to 255 grain .45 Colt bullets to HP's.

Love this gun!

Looks just like this:

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=1991a...,r:2,s:6,i:104
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Old October 29, 2012, 07:38 AM   #12
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I guess one of my 1911s, but I'm not sure which.


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Old October 29, 2012, 07:52 AM   #13
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Para-ordnance P14 limited .45acp cheap, accurate, reliable, and holds 14 +1 what more could one ask for

Dan i'd hate to carry your range bag
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Old October 29, 2012, 07:58 AM   #14
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bac1023 that is the most impressive layout of 1911s I've ever seen! Very nice sir, very nice indeed.
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Old October 29, 2012, 08:07 AM   #15
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Bryan, that is one of my all time favorite gun pictures, I would love to have one in high rez (1920x1280)as a wallpaper for my 24" display.
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Old October 29, 2012, 08:15 AM   #16
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Impressive 1911 collection. I would probably vote for my PRP-tuned XD-9.
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Old October 29, 2012, 08:45 AM   #17
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Para ordnance P-14 45

most accurate and reliable gun I own.
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Old October 29, 2012, 08:59 AM   #18
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Mine is my P229. Never had a malfunction of any kind and feels more comfortable in my hand than any other gun I have owned.
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Old October 29, 2012, 09:07 AM   #19
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S&W 3913. Light weight, thin, easily concealed, good capacity, tack driving accuracy and bet your life reliability.

Looks good doing all that too! Regards 18DAI
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Old October 29, 2012, 09:50 AM   #20
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Well, it kind of evolves.

Right now, it's a Ruger SR 22.

It's been reliable. It's cheap to shoot. It's fairly accurate. It's light and easy to carry.

I like shooting pop cans filled with water. Pine cones. Paper plates. Targets with numbers on them.

I've taken it to the creek bottom looking for cottom mouths, but they were clearly so frightened of me with that pistol that they hid. Since it's been in the thirties the last few nights, snake season is probably over until next year.
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Old October 29, 2012, 10:12 AM   #21
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This one looked like too much fun NOT to post a reply.

I have a serious love / hate relationship with a high cap Makarov PM in .380. The thing is so accurate, I can't bring myself to trade or sell it. I shoot 25 yard groups as well with it as I do with my 1911, and it is not quite 2 inches shorter. It's not supposed to do that! I hate it though, because it will only run reliably when - well it never seems to.

I love the triggers on my 1911's, but nothing feels as natural in my hand as my Hi Power (just an israeli clone - no $$ for the real thing - YET).

If I have to pick a favorite, it would be the Hi-Power.
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Old October 29, 2012, 10:22 AM   #22
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Glock 27
  • Small enough to carry (easily)
  • Big enough to shoot well
  • Great capacity for its small size
  • Easy to conceal
  • Mine has been 100% reliable
  • Accurate
  • Inexpensive
  • Durable
  • All-weather
  • Can run higher capacity mags from the G23 or G22 (and G19 & 17 if you are using a 9mm barrel)
  • Field strips in seconds, detail strips in a couple of minutes using nothing more than a 3" piece of metal coat hanger.
  • Lots of aftermarket parts/upgrades available, no fitting required, installs in seconds without tools.
  • Can run many different aftermarket barrels and lengths allowing for 9mm, longer/ported 40s&w, 357sig, and other less common rounds.
  • Feels good in my hand, points good for me.
Its easily the most versatile pistol I've come across so far.
And for the ultimate in expansion, there is also a high quality 22lr upper available for the G27, it too installs in seconds.
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Old October 29, 2012, 10:24 AM   #23
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My favorite is a .22 pistol- namely my 6.875" Ruger MKII Stainless Gov't Target Model.

Although I can afford to shoot whatever I want in the way of centerfire ammo, the accuracy and comfort (in terms of not being exhausted by recoil, loud muzzle blast, economical) afforded by that gun is what makes it my favorite. I can also use it for squirrel/rabbit hunting which makes it more of a sporting proposition than if I use the shotgun.
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Old October 29, 2012, 10:25 AM   #24
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My CZ-97B .45
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Old October 29, 2012, 11:00 AM   #25
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This has already been covered, but I'll play anyway.

My CZ P01. By far.

I really like my 97b as well but not quite as ergonomic.

BTW I did some calculations, and the guy with all the 1911's has about $95,000 worth in that picture, if not more.

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