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Old September 2, 2017, 12:26 AM   #1
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If you could have any handgun....

but not any handgun that already exists. What have you always wished they would make, and why?
I wish I could have a 9mm DA/SA 1911
9mm because of the ammo cost and reduced recoil
1911 because I LOVE the way they feel, the way they shoot, and the way the look.
DA/SA because no matter how much I train with one, when I draw I can NOT get my thumb where it needs to be without readjusting my grip.
I know MILLIONS of shooters don't have a problem with the thumb safety, and on the range I don't either, but when drawing, it just doesn't happen for me.

So, what would YOU want to see produced???
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Old September 2, 2017, 12:50 AM   #2
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I would like to see Ruger get back into BP pistols.....with a Single Six framed ...36 caliber...."Old Navy" to go with my four "Old Army's"

aaaaahhhhhhhh the smell of bp......
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Old September 2, 2017, 02:14 AM   #3
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My son wants the matched set of revolvers the Gunslinger used, double action 1858 Remington smoke wagons converted to cartridge, swing out cylinders with one opening left, one opening right.
As for me I'd like a Scorpion pistol in 10mm that I could "brace up".
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Old September 2, 2017, 04:02 AM   #4
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Id like to see Walther, HK or anyone else in Germany make a 9mm revolver. Id love to add a German revolver to my collection but other than vintage Mausers, I dont believe that any exist.
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Old September 2, 2017, 09:00 AM   #5
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Old September 2, 2017, 09:15 AM   #6
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Colt Diamondback 4 inch .22 revolver.
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Old September 2, 2017, 09:22 AM   #7
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Keltec PMR30 in 22lr
20ga smooth bore revolver (actually seen a few of these as 1'offs)
Beretta 92:
10mm, pic rail, stainless frame and slide, front serrations, threaded barrel, frame safety, elite II hammer, integrated pic rail on slide, dove tailed front sight.

Actually was a guy who made a 10mm 92, went by the name Freddy Ruger on the Beretta board.
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Old September 2, 2017, 09:33 AM   #8
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If I Could Have Any Handgun?

S&W 639 with fixed sights and round trigger guard. And a dozen magazines for said pistol.
If that isn't possible then a S&W 3906 and a dozen magazines.
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Old September 2, 2017, 10:13 AM   #9
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A Ruger Redhawk in a 40 caliber magnum rimmed cartridge. A six to eight inch barrel would be perfect. The cartridge could be made from a 30-30 cut to 1.3" and blown out straight. A partner gun shooting a 40 caliber super mag that was made 1.6" long in a similar gun with an eight to ten inch barrel.
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Old September 2, 2017, 03:13 PM   #10
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Glock G32 Gen5
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Old September 2, 2017, 03:50 PM   #11
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OK, so... handguns that are not available off the shelf, that I think would be really cool:

Colt Python, .22 LR
S&W N-frame, .22 LR
Colt Python, .41 magnum
Luger P-08, .45 ACP (one original is known to exist)
H&K P7, .45 ACP (none made except for factory prototypes)
Browning Hi-Power, .357 SIG
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Old September 2, 2017, 04:18 PM   #12
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ummm this one does exist.....

http://www.olyarms.com/shop/sig-p228...9-9-e-693.html
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Old September 2, 2017, 04:24 PM   #13
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Ruger GP100 7 shot
Lockless S&W Revolvers
Glock with a grip designed to fit humans who reside here on earth
All steel CZ P01
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Old September 2, 2017, 04:54 PM   #15
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A $450-$500 version of the FN Five-Seven but 2/3 of the size... 14 rds. instead of 20... Awesome SD weapon! (But I always say that in these type threads and nobody's come up with it yet... beats me why not...)
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Old September 2, 2017, 06:43 PM   #16
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Under your rules of "but not any handgun that already exists":

7" barrel 1911 style Sig Master Shop 226
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Old September 2, 2017, 07:07 PM   #17
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An airweight S&W J-frame sized revolver with 4" barrel!
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Old September 2, 2017, 07:11 PM   #18
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What would I want to see produced?

Whatever that handgun was on the latest version of "Battlestar Galactica." Don't know what caliber that was, but it could drop a titanium armored killer robot with a couple shots.

Also, Capt. Mal Reynolds sidearm. Kind of a revolver, kind of a semi-auto. But impossibly accurate when needed. And it apparently had at least 16 rounds in it.

On a more serious note, I'd like to see Colt come out with a new medium-frame revolver in .357 mag or .41 mag.

Or even if Ruger would try their camlock trigger on a medium-frame revolver, say in the GP-100.
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Old September 2, 2017, 09:04 PM   #19
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Some great suggestions on here. But Rangerrich's is my favorite!!!!
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Old September 2, 2017, 09:13 PM   #20
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Chiappa Rhino in .44 Magnum.
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Old September 2, 2017, 09:17 PM   #21
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How about a Colt Single action in Herters 401 powermag? or perhaps in a new Colt proprietary chambering based upon shortened 30-30 winchester cases.
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Old September 2, 2017, 11:51 PM   #22
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thought of another one, Ruger SR9C WITHOUT a thumb safety
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Old September 3, 2017, 02:04 AM   #23
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but not any handgun that already exists. What have you always wished they would make, and why?
I wish I could have a 9mm DA/SA 1911
You're in luck -- Colt used to make one. It was called the Double Eagle, and the shop at the range where I shoot just happens to have one for sale even as I type.
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Old September 3, 2017, 05:11 AM   #24
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There are almost no single shot .22 pistols on the market. The extant few are bench pistols based on carbine actions. None of them are suitable for firing offhand unless you spend big bucks on a competition gun (or antique).

I'd like a super cheap single shot .22 target pistol.

The whole receiver and frame would be cast ZAMAK, maybe anodized. Lockup and trigger parts would be steel, and all the pins would ride in steel bushings.

Hi Points hit a bit under $150 on sale, so I wonder if a simpler .22 single shot would be doable at $99.

At $99, every shooter would have to have one. Especially if it could be accurate and have a great trigger.
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Old September 3, 2017, 04:12 PM   #25
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Id love to add a German revolver to my collection but other than vintage Mausers, I dont believe that any exist
Korth
http://www.korth-waffen.de/en/index.html

Better be sitting down when you see the price tag(s) though. $5k and up
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