Favorite high capacity pistol???


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Jedi_7.62
September 19, 2004, 12:13 AM
What's your favorite high capacity pistol?

I was saving for a nice Kimber CDP but with the ban over I think I want to take advantage of it before some lib shoves some more b.s. down our throats.

I'll get that Kimber it'll just wait a little longer.

I like .45 but may consider .40 maybe HK.

Anyhow, what are some of your faves?

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Steelharp
September 19, 2004, 12:32 AM
My favorite is my '69 Browning Hi Power... absolutely nothing feels better in my hand... but my daily carry is my (shudder) Glock 17...

Mikey D...

mountainclmbr
September 19, 2004, 12:55 AM
Mine is a Para Ordnance 12.45 LDA. I also have a Glock 19 that I sometimes carry with a highcap mag with the two round extension and a 10 rnd spare mag. I never thought about high-cap until I almost got jacked by a carload of 4 or 5 gang members at an ATM. At the time I had a Colt 380 Pocket Ponylite (sp?) in my pocket. The thought of making every weak shot count haunted me. I now usually carry a Kahr MK40 with a spare 6 rd mag in my pocket or the Para with 2 spare 12 rd mags (usually in winter when concealment is easier).

RJ357
September 19, 2004, 01:13 AM
Glock 23, .40 cal. Hard to beat for it's size.
If I liked 9mm, I would definitely get a Glock 19. Basically the same gun.

Zak Smith
September 19, 2004, 01:30 AM
Favorite.... SV.

Favorite to CCW: BHP

Craig M. Arnold
September 19, 2004, 01:39 AM
My favorite high capacity pistol is a CZ75B/85 Combat (fullsize) or CZ PCR/P01 (compact). Outstanding pistols.

Black Snowman
September 19, 2004, 02:12 AM
Another CZ vote.

jeff-10
September 19, 2004, 02:52 AM
Sig P226

Combat-wombat
September 19, 2004, 03:05 AM
My favorite is a Sig P226, also.

cratz2
September 19, 2004, 03:15 AM
CZ PCR and CZ75B SA with a touch of trigger work. Still isn't as good as the IPSC Standard trigger but that might be a tad scary for carry use anyway.

Mountain Gunner
September 19, 2004, 03:18 AM
Mountainclmbr,

I have been considering the Para Tac-Four. How does the LDA trigger compare to a glock?

Marshall
September 19, 2004, 03:37 AM
BHP

Ala Dan
September 19, 2004, 04:01 AM
West German SIG-SAUER P228

Best Wishes,
Ala Dan, N.R.A. Life Member

TNGO
September 19, 2004, 05:30 AM
A tie between my Glock 20 and my Para-Ordnance P14-45.

bigmike45
September 19, 2004, 09:22 AM
Well let me see....I own 2 Sig .45's and a Springfield .45 and none are high capacity but all are carried as my primary CCW. I also carry a Kel-Tec P11, about to become a P13 since the release of the high capacity mags again. So I would have to say that my favorite high capacity gun is my Kel-Tec. I was at the range with it the other day practicing with all 4. I am able to hold 2" groups consistiently at 15 yards with the Kel-Tec, standing and shooting freehand. I feel 100% confidence in this gun. I have put around 500 rounds through it without nary a hiccup. This gun really loves the Federal 147gr. Hydrashocks for those 2" groups.

kokapelli
September 19, 2004, 10:19 AM
BHP

Onmilo
September 19, 2004, 02:59 PM
Glock 34

mtnbkr
September 19, 2004, 03:11 PM
Of the ones I've fired, nothing beats the HiPower.

Chris

Smoke
September 19, 2004, 03:42 PM
Para Ordnance P14.45 Limited

Also like all my other Para's: P13.45, P16.40 another P14.45
Hi Powers come in at the top too. Then there is that CZ 75 that a guy sent home with me.....


Smoke

DMK
September 19, 2004, 03:55 PM
Maybe not a fair answer since it's my only pistol with > 10 round capacity, but it's reliable, accurate, fun, and comfortable to shoot. Although I've considered buying second pistol in it's class many times, my trusty 9mm CZ does everything I ask so there's never been a need to. I may get one in .40S&W some day though.

russlate
September 19, 2004, 04:55 PM
CZ83 in 380 with 13+1 mags. Power of a J frame snub five shot with standard pressure 38 spls., but nearly triple the number of rounds on tap.

Nice compact size and weight, and an easily carried single spare mag gives you 27 rounds or two spares gives you 40. It's more likely to be with you than the bigger and better guns when you don't expect trouble.

Use Hornady XTP's with just short of 10" unclothed gel penetration and just under 14" of clothed gel penetration or Cor Bon for stopping power up to about 70% estimated.

You could do worse - very easily.

jacketch
September 19, 2004, 06:01 PM
BHP

Dr.Rob
September 19, 2004, 06:42 PM
1. BHP

2. CZ-75 SA

3. Sig 226

RugerOldArmy
September 19, 2004, 07:23 PM
CZ 75B - SA

(CZeriously!)

party01
September 19, 2004, 08:45 PM
CZ PCR. I can carry 14 in the mag and it is the most accurate gun I own. I have a G27 I like a lot too. I would like to handle a G23 some day, I think that would be just about perfect for concealed carry.

Old Dog
September 19, 2004, 08:53 PM
Beretta 92 (Inox) with my Ram-Line 18 round mags ... CZ-75 #2. Favorite semi-auto pistol, period: Colt's 1911A1 (Series 70).

Schuey2002
September 19, 2004, 09:24 PM
Arrrrrrrr...

That be a Grock Seventeen, Matey! :neener:

Golddog
September 19, 2004, 09:47 PM
Seven shot 3" 686 and ten shot 4" 617. No jams, regardless of ammo.

Or a CZ 75B - nice ergonomics and trigger.

denfoote
September 19, 2004, 09:58 PM
Ruger KP95DC, thank you very much!! :D

field70
September 19, 2004, 10:34 PM
Well, the only Hi-cap I own is a Ruger P-85...so i guess that's my fav.

Little Loudmouth
September 19, 2004, 10:47 PM
BHP. What more needs to be said.

Grunt
September 19, 2004, 10:59 PM
Well, currently I have a USP-45F, USP-40C, Glock 21, 23, 19, CZ-75, Sig P226, Beretta 92FS and a Browning Hi-Power. Out of all of them, I'd say my USP-45F is my favorite. :)

Jeff
September 20, 2004, 01:43 AM
I second the USP .45 and I can't believe the thread got this far before it became mentioned.

Come on people!! 12 rounds of .45 in an uber-reliable and very accurate system with cock and lock capabilities.

Not to mention you can shoot anything in it, including .45 Super. (Except for lead bulls....big deal.)

Zak Smith
September 20, 2004, 01:46 AM
How about 20+1 rounds of 10mm?

Jeff
September 20, 2004, 01:52 AM
How about 20+1 rounds of 10mm?


Effective, but gaudy.

TK73
September 20, 2004, 07:52 AM
There are many good high capacity pistols on the market.

The hi-cap sidearms I respect a lot are (in no particular order):
SIG-Sauer P228/226 (best DA autos, IMO)
FN Browning Hi-Power 9 mm (the Classic)
Walther P88 Compact (great but underrated pistol)
S&W M5906 Performance Center (pricey but good),
Bruenner CZ M75 (the old one w/spur hammer);

The one I choose for myself: Glock 17!
:eek:

B27
September 20, 2004, 05:49 PM
G21.

14 rounds of .45ACP without reloading seems aplenty to me.:)

litework
September 20, 2004, 09:10 PM
The HK USP 45 F and the Glock 20 are my current favorites.

Soap
September 20, 2004, 09:12 PM
Any Glock.

Walther P99.

Dienekes
September 20, 2004, 09:49 PM
BHP--a 9mm with class, if not momentum. Academic, tho, because I like power combined with stone reliability. That comes out to a 1911 or a DA .357.

And those second to the appropriate long gun, given the opportunity.

tarrigoni
September 20, 2004, 11:43 PM
Glock 19, but I'm looking at a BHP too...

Ash
September 21, 2004, 10:12 AM
CZ-75B

Gary in Pennsylvania
September 21, 2004, 10:28 AM
CZ-75D PCR !

HiWayMan
September 21, 2004, 11:25 AM
The original wondernine: The BHP. with 2-13 rnd mags loaded with speer 147gr gold dots.

NavajoNPaleFace
September 21, 2004, 11:53 AM
Kimber Gold Match Ten II with 14+1 and the Ruger P85 MKII with 15+1.

armoredman
September 21, 2004, 12:11 PM
CZ PO1, when my 14 rounders get here....:D

GlocksRock
September 21, 2004, 01:18 PM
Glock 19/17

Trebor
September 22, 2004, 01:27 AM
CZ-75A

CZ-75B

Browning High Power

Sig 226

TheDutchman
September 22, 2004, 01:52 PM
BHP

Kitt
September 22, 2004, 05:18 PM
I bought a Para Ordnance P-16 Limited when they first came out and it shot good. Later on I bought an extra barrel and had it reamed out to 10mm... BINGO..it shoots great. I really like this pistol...and its fits my hands just right.

NSwede
September 22, 2004, 05:30 PM
CZ 85 Combat for me, with original mag = 16+1.

MoNsTeR
September 22, 2004, 06:22 PM
STI/SV

Jason Demond
September 22, 2004, 07:30 PM
Glock 17 loaded with 19+1 rounds of 124gr+P Gold Dots.

20 rounds is a lot of firepower to have on hand when TSHTF.

jercamp45
September 23, 2004, 03:23 PM
Mountaingunner: I have a Para LDA Companion and the trigger seems smoother and nicer too me than the Glocks I have fired. I have heard of alot of reliability challenges with the double stack Para mags though, though IF they worked the Tac Four sounds like a great piece, at least in theory!
The BHP, CZ-75, Sig Sauer pistols are classic's. The Glocks, USP, HD/XD's are quite workable too. I guess it depends on what fits your hand and wallet.
But I think I'll stick with my single stack 1911's...reliable, thin, easy to maintain, familiarity and power. I am putting my 'lotsa bullets' concept money into a Bulgarian SLR-95 project.
The double stack .45's that seem to work are the Glock 21 and the USP and I suppose I'd chose the USP over the Glock just for grip angle and C&L carry if I had to pick one(though a G21 with Robarized grip would be VERY nice!). The CZ-97 appears quite large but I have never handled one. I'd be interested in working out with a STI/SV sometime.
Jercamp45

jercamp45
September 23, 2004, 03:24 PM
Mountaingunner: I have a Para LDA Companion and the trigger seems smoother and nicer too me than the Glocks I have fired. I have heard of alot of reliability challenges with the double stack Para mags though, though IF they worked the Tac Four sounds like a great piece, at least in theory!
The BHP, CZ-75, Sig Sauer pistols are classic's. The Glocks, USP, HD/XD's are quite workable too. I guess it depends on what fits your hand and wallet.
But I think I'll stick with my single stack 1911's...reliable, thin, easy to maintain, familiarity and power. I am putting my 'lotsa bullets' concept money into a Bulgarian SLR-95 project.
The double stack .45's that seem to work are the Glock 21 and the USP and I suppose I'd chose the USP over the Glock just for grip angle and C&L carry if I had to pick one(though a G21 with Robarized grip would be VERY nice!). The CZ-97 appears quite large but I have never handled one. I'd be interested in working out with a STI/SV sometime.
Jercamp45

BevrFevr
September 23, 2004, 06:23 PM
Anyone that follows my posts will know that I'm going to say CZ75b. But I had to say it anyway.

Lots of other great choices from Glock, SIG, HK, Para etc. But for me the 75 is my baby. You know I should shoot it tonight but I have to learn how to be a birthing coach.

-bevr

BevrFevr
September 23, 2004, 06:34 PM
Anyone that follows my posts will know that I'm going to say CZ75b. But I had to say it anyway.

Lots of other great choices from Glock, SIG, HK, Para etc. But for me the 75 is my baby. You know I should shoot it tonight but I have to learn how to be a birthing coach.

-bevr

NoScreenName
September 23, 2004, 06:41 PM
Sig 228


Everyone has heard the comment that a gun "melts in your hand when you pick it up."

Well it was pure sex when I first handled my 228. I didn't know a weapon could feel so good in the hand.

I liken it more to a religious epiphany than any melting, ergonomics or such nonsense.

WhiteKnight
September 23, 2004, 06:48 PM
G19. Now if anyone would ever get any new full-caps in stock...

Litlman
September 24, 2004, 12:37 AM
CZ: 1) 85 combat 15 rd.
2) 75 compact 13 rd.
3) 75bd 15 rd.

Shane333
September 24, 2004, 06:14 PM
I'll have to agree with Russlate. I love my CZ83.

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