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View Poll Results: Best Pistol
Smith & Wesson 52 7.83%
Sig 106 15.96%
Glock 149 22.44%
Ruger 26 3.92%
Springfield 48 7.23%
Colt 48 7.23%
HK 57 8.58%
Walther 16 2.41%
Khar 9 1.36%
Kimber 28 4.22%
Desert Eagle 3 0.45%
Makarov (Stichken included) 7 1.05%
Beretta 33 4.97%
CZ 49 7.38%
Taurus 7 1.05%
Browning (FN) 18 2.71%
Para Ord. 3 0.45%
Star 2 0.30%
Mauser (Luger included) 2 0.30%
Korth 1 0.15%
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Old February 4, 2008, 05:20 AM   #26
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To me the best pistol is not really a brand name thing, it is any pistol that fits you well and is comfortable enough to carry, but big enough to handle most jobs.
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Old February 4, 2008, 08:30 AM   #27
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glock... coz its cheap, very reliable and durable...
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Old February 4, 2008, 10:04 AM   #28
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For daily conceal carry I use Glocks,for range my favorite would be my Wilson CQB
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Old February 4, 2008, 10:30 AM   #29
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I would have to say Wilson Combat. They blow most other 1911s out of the water as far a quality, fit and finish, and accuracy. Nighthawk Custom, Les Baer, and Ed Brown are also excellent.
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Old February 4, 2008, 02:22 PM   #30
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The "best" is the one that will go bang when you need it to.
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Old February 4, 2008, 02:55 PM   #31
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I love the Glock 19 ( older version with no rail and finger grooves) .
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Old February 4, 2008, 10:10 PM   #32
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Lots of Glock fans out there!

Not that I don't like my Glock, I like it a lot, but I prefer the CZ-75 line. Better ergonomics, more control options, just as reliable and durable, a lot more style, not that that matters for anything really.

I own quite a few guns on the list and shot nearly all the others, but like CZ the best!
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Old February 4, 2008, 10:35 PM   #33
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Hi Point .40 S&W. Most beautiful gun ever made with classic lines.

Exquisite Zamak-3 cast slide with gorgeous polymer frame and tasteful hard plastic grips.

The proprietary accessory rail fits the factory laser or after market enhancements.

High quality holsters are avialable from Galco and others. The warranty is the best in the business.

Even without ammunition this no compromise defensive tool makes a fine club.

Blowback design means accuracy you will spend much more to attain with other designs.

Quality control designed to keep costs down almost certainly means that the new Hi Point owner will become involved in the tuning process, thus increasing familiarity with the pistol.

Low cost ensures humiliating damage to the egos of new shooters mistakenly thinking their high priced pistol will make them better marksmen and women.

Low cost of ownership places the excellent Hi Point within reach of almost every American.

American Made.

The original line in U.S. Marshalls by T.L. Jones was "get rid of that nickel plated sissy gun and get a Hi Point", but the Austrian consulate protested and glocks were edited in. <<<<<<<< Hey you saw that on the internet so it MUST be true, RIGHT?
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Old February 5, 2008, 01:34 AM   #34
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H&k. Psp/p7.
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Old February 5, 2008, 02:21 AM   #35
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Too general a question. I'd have to say smith makes and has the best selection for many purposes. But as far as quality H&K and Sig are superior to most. The Glocks are way overrated and I have had most of their models at one time or another and both the XD and M&P will shoot circles around a Glock in my hands. The squeeze cocker's by H&K are the best hands down. And even their 'poormans' USP's and 2000series are better quality than most others. The best Sig's ever made are the P220 and P226 in either K Kote or Black Stainless. IMHO
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Old February 5, 2008, 09:54 AM   #36
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If there was a "best" gun then the laws of natural selection would have eliminated most others by now. We all have different requirements and different tastes. I voted Ruger because when it comes to quality versus price I think you get a lot for what you pay for.
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Old February 5, 2008, 11:03 AM   #37
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I love my CZ75B, but I have to say it....the Glock wins overall.
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Old February 5, 2008, 11:08 AM   #38
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Old February 5, 2008, 02:03 PM   #39
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I voted Glock, specifically Glock 17. It is not the best in every category or for every need, but taking all factors into consideration, I think it could possibly be the finest semi auto handgun ever made.
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Old February 5, 2008, 07:54 PM   #40
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Which Glock model is that with the silencer? Did you do custom work on it or is it avilable in the shop?
Just getting to reply to your post Firepower. I'm not sure, I randomly found that picture on the web.
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Old February 5, 2008, 07:59 PM   #41
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I love the Glock 19 ( older version with no rail and finger grooves) .
You mean like this one?
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Old February 5, 2008, 08:55 PM   #42
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IMHO Any pistol that you are competent with and has proven to be reliable in yours hands. Everyone must find their own "best pistol".

Things to consider are it's purpose too. Home defense, concealed carry, competition, collectability... They all bring in factors that must be considered.

Now my "favorite" pistols are Belgian made Browning Hi-Powers. They however are no good for hunting grizzly bears.
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Old February 6, 2008, 04:03 AM   #43
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Glock 19

Thanks Glockeroo.

I orignally used Glock 19 and still do. Recently I also purchased Glock 26 since in summers it get hot and to me ankle holters is best to CCW.

I am now in search of a Glock 18C. I know they are very hard to find, but they are worth it.

My Glock 19 is the first generation, and I agree with the previous poster, it's really good.
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Old February 6, 2008, 04:47 AM   #44
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Glock 17 is my choice
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Old February 6, 2008, 07:22 PM   #45
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Old February 6, 2008, 08:38 PM   #46
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Glocks in the lead

Dang it! I've been resisting assimilation, but ok...I'll add a Glock to my wish list.
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Old February 6, 2008, 08:52 PM   #47
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Absolutely, positively, the best handgun in the world is:

The handgun you have when you really NEED a handgun!!!

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Old February 7, 2008, 04:39 AM   #48
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Glock

Onthefly... Glock has many advantages other than obvious safe action. These are specially in thier 9mm series becuase you have various magazine capacities for even the small G26, which can take 31 rds mag if necessary.
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Old February 8, 2008, 04:02 AM   #49
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IMI's Eagle??

No Votes for Desert Eagle? That is very surprising. However, I guess not many people have them.
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Old February 8, 2008, 07:00 AM   #50
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I don't think that's "very surprising" at all. You didn't ask what's the best handgun for making a lot of noise at the range or deer hunting
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