The "9" Club


o/u mike
October 10, 2007, 10:20 PM

We seem to have a consistent "Club" formation momentum going here, but mostly about the Mfr's. How about "Number 9, Number 9..." in honor of my birth (and John Lennon's too, if you like the Beatles...) So to get it started, here's a pic of my 9's.

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October 10, 2007, 10:29 PM
Nice set of nines there o/u mike.

My latest 9 - It will keep my Bennelli and my EMP company. Yea, I like the Beatles too.

o/u mike
October 10, 2007, 10:42 PM
Here's some closeups in order of acquisition...

o/u mike
October 10, 2007, 10:49 PM

o/u mike
October 10, 2007, 11:18 PM

October 10, 2007, 11:36 PM
Here are mine:

o/u mike
October 10, 2007, 11:51 PM
You need to tell us what they are!

October 11, 2007, 12:36 AM
OK, Sorry:

The Berettas: M9, M9A1 (with light), 92FS, 92D Centurion, 92D Compact Type M.

The S&Ws: 2 M&P9 Full-sizes, M&P9 Compact, 3953

The other: FN P-35 Hi-Power Mk. III

October 11, 2007, 02:40 AM
Astra A-100:


Bernardelli P018 Compact:


October 11, 2007, 07:28 AM
I have so many 9mm pistols, I'd use up all the bandwidth showing them all!! :what:

I'll just show off the one I carry.

Kahr MK9 Elite 98.

October 11, 2007, 08:19 AM
And here I thought the club faze had passed on THR.....

October 11, 2007, 10:18 AM
I love the 9mm caliber, definitely my favourite.

Glock 17 (

Belgium made HP (

October 11, 2007, 10:59 AM
Silvanus - That pic of the BHP on the rocks is making me a little twitchy. Please send it to me asap so I can put it in a safe place. ;)


October 11, 2007, 11:16 AM
Kel Tec P11 and Ruger P85

o/u mike
October 13, 2007, 12:23 AM
I neglected to understand the responsibilities of starting a "Club" on this forum. All of you, thank you for contributing. We who own a 9, appreciate it's advantages. #1, it's a great training platform after the .38 and the .22, so we can always introduce folks to shooting without the pain. Keep posting!!!

October 13, 2007, 03:17 AM
My two nines (for now). I don't know why the shot rotated...sorry.

October 13, 2007, 03:55 AM
My three 9s so far:

SIG P226R Elite

Glock 19 2nd Gen

HK P2000 V3

October 13, 2007, 05:25 AM
Most of you, if not all of you know what a box stock 3rd gen G19 looks like, and that's my only 9mm for now.

October 13, 2007, 06:10 AM
Silvanus - That pic of the BHP on the rocks is making me a little twitchy. Please send it to me asap so I can put it in a safe place.

And what about the Glock?:rolleyes:

But seriously, I was so afraid it would fall down and get scratched up :uhoh: (which it didn't, fortunately)

Post your pictures anyway, Spyderdude, my 17 is nothing special either ;)

October 13, 2007, 10:36 AM
Big Red82- Tell me about your P2000. I'm looking at those right now. How is the trigger? Thanks.

Brian Williams
October 13, 2007, 10:57 AM
My Glock 19 and a S&W mod 60 with a 940 9mm cylinder installed.

October 13, 2007, 12:59 PM
There are so many 9mm guns, there's only so much space in a safe.
I only keep the best of the best:

October 13, 2007, 02:11 PM
I had another, but I only kept this one. It won't be the last as I find 9mm to be the best caliber for me (until I find a better .45). Sufficient energy deposit, accuracy, recoil control, and capacity are why 9 is my choice.

October 13, 2007, 03:00 PM
Heres mine an HK P7 PSP love this gun shoots awsome,very accurate.

October 13, 2007, 04:07 PM
The P2000 is a great little piece for CCW. If you are familiar with HK triggers, this still has the heavy 11.5lb DA trigger.
This is my view on the trigger that I posted on Sigforum: My biggest beefs with HKs in general is their heavy DA trigger pull and long reset. Also, the trigger design itself is very curved and hurts my flat finger. The DA is pretty darn heavy. Mind you, I get very accurate shots with the DA shot (in fact, better than the SA shots), but I would like the ability to change the lbs on the trigger pull. Gunsmiths can easily change the trigger pull of Glocks and SIGS, but HKs seem like very hard guns to modify. If I could get a DA/8lbs - SA/4lbs with a super reduced reset in my HKP2000, it would be the hands down winner in the ccw department.

I would suggest trying out the LEM trigger. Besides those two things though (trigger pull and trigger curvature) - I can't praise it enough.

October 13, 2007, 09:06 PM
Thanks BigRed.

October 13, 2007, 09:28 PM
My only "9" is a Walther p38 the old man took out from under a trenchcoat in Germany in the 40s. Gun still functions fine, still got Dad too.

October 13, 2007, 09:39 PM
Here's my USPc 9mm SS. By far my favorite 9. Sorry for the crappy cell pic but this was today when I got back from the range. 10 rounds 7 yards slow fire WWB.

October 13, 2007, 10:27 PM

October 13, 2007, 10:34 PM
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October 13, 2007, 11:02 PM
I'll play too, here is my P89

o/u mike
October 14, 2007, 12:17 AM
Isn't it great to have so many choices. There sure are a lot of "flavors". It's like being in an ice cream parlor. You know I have four, but me thinks there is another 9 out there for me.

o/u mike
October 14, 2007, 12:26 AM
...thanks for reminding me that 9 is not only Luger. I have a Bersa Thunder 380 in nickel. I guess I will have to add the pic of that one for this thread. So the MAKs qualify too? Isn't the progression 9X17, 9X18, and 9X19?

October 14, 2007, 12:38 AM
I only have one 9mm, a Ruger KP89DC. I absolutely love this pistol. Here it is all dresed up with a laser sight, that I hardly ever use. I plan on buying a XD9 Tactical before too long.

Ala Dan
October 14, 2007, 02:27 AM
but, in order of acquistion:

1990 West German SIG-SAUER P228 :cool:

Kahr CW-9:)

1981 Smith & Wesson 39-2 ;)

October 14, 2007, 08:34 AM
Let's see. No pics, sorry.

Walther P-1
Mauser P-08 Luger
Sig P228

October 14, 2007, 10:10 AM
Two tone M&P9c

JP from Phoenix
October 14, 2007, 11:37 AM
Beretta 92FS

October 14, 2007, 11:56 AM
Being a 45 guy, it was hard for me to even get interested in the "9". But I have and now have two.

A Stainless CZ75B

A 1977 Browning Hi Power

October 14, 2007, 12:10 PM

October 14, 2007, 12:18 PM

October 14, 2007, 12:48 PM
two tone sigma

o/u mike
October 15, 2007, 10:25 PM
The variations of "9's" in this thread is amazing. Almost like dog breeds or birds...Keep posting. I'm really glad I started this thread, Let's see where it goes...

Thanks for contributing!

October 16, 2007, 02:34 AM
15 year old grey Sigma

My Wife's new Taurus PT111 factory pink and stainless

FEG PA-63 "9"x18 :D

Mr. 16 gauge
October 16, 2007, 03:50 PM

Mr. 16 gauge
October 16, 2007, 03:51 PM
My two; first is a S&W M39:

The second is my CZ75.....I put some custom red oak grips on this gun:

Used to shoot a Walther P-38 as well, but it finally gave up the ghost (slide cracked).

October 16, 2007, 05:33 PM
Kel-Tec P11, Ruger KP89

October 16, 2007, 07:34 PM
Kahr MK9 next to the Beretta 92FS

October 16, 2007, 10:41 PM
1917 Erfurt Luger.
Haven't seen one of these here yet!!

October 16, 2007, 11:23 PM
I'm down to two nines these days...

Custom CZ SP-01

S&W M&P 9 fullsize.

I've been tossing around the idea of adding one more to the stable. But I have no idea what for now.

o/u mike
October 22, 2007, 01:11 PM

That luger is a beauty. Thanks all for posting!!!

October 22, 2007, 04:33 PM

October 22, 2007, 06:02 PM
yes yes I know that's a Jimenez arms but it shoots well (except for pinching that little flap of skin between my thumb and pointer sometimes)its a decent cheap gun I use on the range and like the taurus it has a lifetime warranty.although I don't think I would trust my life to it or any cheap gun as far as that goes!

o/u mike
October 23, 2007, 09:14 PM
...that's ONE beautiful Pony!!! Keep the posts coming!!!

October 23, 2007, 11:53 PM
I've owned two 9mms and never really was all that hot on the caliber until I learned to know and love the Nine for the great shooter that it is. I've primarily leaned toward .38/.357 and .45 ACP calibers, but enjoy shooting the 9mm and like the soft recoil and accuracy.

I owned a P-38 for a while (circa 1942) but traded it in on a Colt .45 ACP, then realized that I really enjoyed shooting 9mm, but prefered something a little less "Nazi." Then a few months ago, I found a really cool Sig P-226 and bought it (it was used-ex LE gun) and it's definitely a keeper. Right now 9mm is about the cheapest centerfire ammo out there, but things are going to change after Christmas according to my local gunshop guy. So I ordered a set of dies--I like the 9mm so much now, and shoot the SIG so much, I will reload for it. Maybe work up some accurate lead target loads for practicing and JHP for serious stuff.

Here's a picture of my new-to-me favorite gun, his name is Siggie.


October 24, 2007, 12:12 AM

That luger is a beauty.

The way I figure it, if you are gonna have a "9mm" club, you had better have the original represented!!! :D

Here is the other member of my meager Luger collection: 1936 "S42".

As near as I have been able to determine, it was made at or soon after the time when Adolf Hitler repudiated the Treaty of Versailles.

It's called "9mm Luger" for a reason!!! ;)

October 24, 2007, 01:36 AM
Wa-da-da-dang, wa-da-da-da-da-dang, listen to my nine millimeter go BANG!:D

Two plastic fantastics:

G19 gets carried daily

The G17 along with some 33 round goodness, backed up by the AR.

A different kind of nine. EG Makarov:

That Luger looks delicious, BTW! :o

October 24, 2007, 01:50 AM
Well, since someone's brought up Makarovs, here's mine...

October 24, 2007, 02:14 AM
I've been resisting the urge to post pics of my Makarov collection!!

But, since you insist...

Here goes!!

Betcha you ain't got one of these!!!

Everybody has a Bulgarian Makarov.
But what about the short lived commericial variant???

Arsenal (Bulgarian) Makarov

These guys made Makarovs too!!!

Chinese Type 59

October 24, 2007, 02:34 AM
Can't get any more destined for this caliber than to be born on 9/19. :cool:

Some of these are no longer mine, regrettably. ( ( ( ( ( (

October 24, 2007, 02:53 AM
Here are mine.....

Beretta PX4, Browning HP Custom(right), WW2 era Nazi FN HP (left), Russian Makarov

October 24, 2007, 04:42 AM

October 24, 2007, 06:41 AM
Haven't seen one of these yet. Bersa Thunder 9HC.

October 24, 2007, 08:35 AM
o/u mike I don't have any group shots, so here are my nine nines. I've been shooting alot of these lately because of the price of .40 and .45

Pre-B CZ75



October 24, 2007, 12:08 PM
I really dig those BHPs.

November 1, 2007, 10:19 PM
A couple of Sig's for you:

I also have a Kahr MK9, but don't have a great picture of it yet. Next up, possibly a G34 or XD9 Tactical.

November 2, 2007, 04:53 PM
Only one 9mm, it's my CCW

November 2, 2007, 05:49 PM

My brand new Beretta 92FS

My Glock 19

November 3, 2007, 10:43 AM

Your wife will definately have the advantage with that gun....the badguy will either be pukeing his guts out or laughing so hard he will be doubled over in pain and either condition will be difficult to shoot in.

November 4, 2007, 07:20 AM
My S&W 3913TSW

o/u mike
November 4, 2007, 07:39 PM

o/u mike
November 6, 2007, 12:29 PM
The pic is here...

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