OPINION: What Do You Believe To Be The Best .32 Auto Ever Made?


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SharpsDressedMan
June 16, 2013, 08:16 PM
I've been scanning gunshows and the internet looking at different .32/ 7.65mm semi autos made though out the last hundred or so years, and just wondered what you might have to say about quality/construction, design, and performance from the little .32's. I currently have a Colt 1903, and German made Walther PPK, and both are fine guns. I have shot or owned a dozen or more, and handled dozens of others. What has come to the forefront of your experiences?

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ryan3465
June 16, 2013, 08:29 PM
The Colt 1903 is a great .32. I really enjoy the NAA automatics in .32 ACP as well.

kBob
June 16, 2013, 08:34 PM
The Ne Plus Ultra. OK ok a Little Tom......

Sorry just teasing. I would say whichever one you have with you when you really need one.

I like the Colts and the FN Brownings (1910 &1922) but your PPk and the PP are nice in their own ways Shoot I even like Spanish "Ruby" steel bricks. Gosh there are a lot of prewar (WWII) eastern European .32s and all can be fun. The Bayard in .32 ACP was as small as most .25s and until recent technology made guns smaller was a hoot just to make folks eyes bug out.

Just to have, I think if only one .32 ACP was to be allowed I would have to go with a Colt like you already have though.

-kBob

Jim K
June 16, 2013, 08:36 PM
The Colt Model 1903 is the most rugged and reliable and the best made, if those are the only criteria. But the Walther PP and PPK are better for carry because of the double action first shot. Other guns are also reliable but most are German and tend to be "gadgety" (over-engineered). Another solid and reliable gun is the Beretta Model 1935 (the M1934 in 7.65).

Jim

Hurryin' Hoosier
June 16, 2013, 08:58 PM
Beretta Modello 1935.

SharpsDressedMan
June 16, 2013, 09:35 PM
Forgot about the 1935 Beretta. That and the Beretta 70 in .32 are both super nice guns, and a few 1935's were made with an alloy frame, making them sweet to carry. You really have to look hard for the lightweight versions.

wnycollector
June 16, 2013, 11:25 PM
+1 on the Beretta 1935. My wife has her grandfather's WWII bring back 1935 and it is a spectacular little pistol.

mavracer
June 16, 2013, 11:44 PM
I have a 1903 Colt and a Walther PP they are my two favorites. My Seecamp was made like a swiss watch. I also had a Beretta Tomcat that was nice to carry and easy to shoot they have a frame cracking issue though.
There are many other well made 32s out there I know my CZ82 is a great gun and although I've never even seen a 83 in 32acp, they did make them and I can't imagine it wouldn't be a great gun.

Rittmeister
June 16, 2013, 11:47 PM
I had a Femaru for a while, chambered in 7.65mm. My grandfather brought it home from France after WWII. He told me that his buddies "wanted a Mauser off a dead German" but he found this pistol, with holster and spare mag, on a windowsill in a deserted village that his unit moved through. However he got it, he gave it to me along with a document certifying it as a war trophy when he and my grandma broke up the house and moved to a retirement community.

The gun was solid, easy to use/disassemble, and accurate as all-get-out. Sadly it was stolen from my apartment 10 or 11 years ago. I filed a police report but nothing came of it :(

wow6599
June 17, 2013, 12:29 AM
I'll get trashed for saying this, but I think Kel-Tec has the best in their P32.

For the cartridge, I like the KT weighing in at around .5 lb vs 1.5 lb for say a Colt 1903 or a Beretta 1935.

Now, if you want a nostalgic firearm, my logic doesn't apply.

JMHO, and as always, YMMV.

dogtown tom
June 17, 2013, 12:57 AM
Don't forget the Remington Model 51

Archaic
June 17, 2013, 12:58 AM
I love my Kel-Tec and my PPK . . .

. . . of course they are both .380s

;)

788Ham
June 17, 2013, 01:42 AM
Beretta 1935, 7.65. Mine came with a leather flap holster and spare mag also, no German markings on it, or holster. This little pistol shoots like a dream, paid $300 OTD from a pawn shop.

rondog
June 17, 2013, 02:00 AM
I have a 1914 Mauser Pocket Pistol, and a French MAB Model C, both .32. Ain't making any claims to greatness for either, just thought I'd mention them. The Mauser is a complex little gun, and the MAB is kinda odd too.

bannockburn
June 17, 2013, 07:36 AM
The Beretta Model 90 Roma has got to be one of the sweetest handling and sleekest styled .32 autos ever made.

camsdaddy
June 17, 2013, 08:47 AM
I liked my P32 as well. For a .32 it was about as good as I could imagine

hedrok
June 17, 2013, 09:14 AM
My Seecamp .32 is a constant companion in the spring, summer and early fall. Completely disappears in the pocket of my shorts...in a holster, of course.
A 1934 Beretta is next...another really reliable pistol.

usp9
June 17, 2013, 09:27 AM
My vote would go to the Beretta 81 because it is beautiful, reliable, accurate and has world class ergonomics.

The Walther PP, also world class, and in the same breath the Sig P230, similar to the PP but lighter and a better grip.

A honorable mention to the CZ83. If it were more reliable it would be a great one.

Seecamp because it set the mark for pocket guns.

Mike OTDP
June 17, 2013, 12:01 PM
Everybody else has hit on most of my choices, though I think the Sauer 38h is a nice gun.

What amazes me is that there are so many good options for a .32 pistol.

rodinal220
June 17, 2013, 01:56 PM
1907 Dreyse :D

golden
June 17, 2013, 01:59 PM
SHARPS,

You named two of my favorite .32ACP pistols. I real like to shoot the COLT 1903. The all steel construction, slim grips and good ergonomics make this a fun range gun. It will last well past my lifetime. Mine will even shoot hollowpoint without a problem. It is 100% reliable with WINCHESTER Silvertip and FIOCCHI jhp. The downside is that original COLT magazines are very pricey! Over $100.00 each is not unusual.

The WALTHER PPK on the other hand, is a great carry gun to me and I carry it often. It is just small enough and light enough for pocket carry, but is large enough to shoot well and not kick too bad. Mine has been 100% reliable withut any problems with trigger bite. The trigger could use some work and the sights on my pre-war model are on the small side.

I also have a BERETTA model 82 for a range and car gun. This is an Israeli police trade in, but in good conditon. I got it for @$200.00. It shoots as well as the .380 caliber models and kicks even less, like a light weight .22lr.
It has a great trigger, very good sights and a grip that is large enough for very good control, yet the alloy frame makes it light enough to never weigh you down. Finding mags is the only problem with this gun. The only downside is that it is big for a .32ACP.

My other .32ACP carry gun is a BERETTA Tomcat. I love the tip up barrel feature and the handling. The trigger is good and the sights much better than those on the micro pistols and the gun is just big enough not to have any control issues like the micro pistols.
Also, it has been very reliable. It is 100% with COR BON Powerball and FIOCCHI jhp. I usuall keep a Hydra Shok round in the chamber though.
The only down side is the cracking issue that I keep hearing about, but I have not seen it and am on my third Tomcat. The wife took my first one after handling it.

I know that stopping power is always an issue with this caliber, but I used to carry a S&W J frame or CHARTER ARMS Undercover, both in .38 Special and they were much less concealable than the Tomcat and about the same size as the PPK
A SIG 232 in .380ACP is my preferred pocket pistol, but you cannot always hide it. Then the PPK. Both are more controllabe for me than the 5 shot .38's with a larger magazine capacity and quicker, easier reload.

I will try to find a BERETTA model 81 or CZ 83 in .32ACP if I can. They should be interesting.

Jim

MasterSergeantA
June 17, 2013, 02:13 PM
Vz. 61 Skorpion?

ugaarguy
June 17, 2013, 02:26 PM
But the Walther PP and PPK are better for carry because of the double action first shot.
Why do they need heavy DA triggers when they have manual safeties? I understand DA/SA in a decock only pistol, or DAO in a pistol with no manual safety, but DA/SA with a safety has always seemed superfluous to me.

Which brings us back to the OP's criteria:
quality/construction, design, and performance ... What has come to the forefront of your experiences?
usp9 mentioned the LWS32 because it set the mark for pocket guns. I see where he's coming because it did inspire direct competitors in the form of the NAA Guardian and Autuaga - now MPA Protector, but I disagree. The LWS pistols inspired competition from a couple of other small, niche market companies.

I'll argue that anything an LWS32 can do, a KelTec P32 can do just as well in a thinner, lighter, less expensive package. The P32 lead to the P3AT, and those two KelTecs really did set the mark for pocket guns. Those little pistols lead to the almost direct clone in the form of the Ruger LCP, the slightly further tweaked LCP clone Taurus TCP, and the unique S&W Bodyguard 380 that competes with them in the same segment. KelTec did what Seecamp couldn't - they made the industry heavy weights take notice by bringing the pocket gun mainstream.

The KT P32 is the best pocket / deep concealment .32 Auto that's been made thus far. It may not be the prettiest in terms of fit and finish, but it performs, and the design was revolutionary. It's also a two edged sword: The radically small size and weight of the P32 (particularly for a locked breech pistol) paved the way for its ever so slightly bigger .380 ACP P3AT brother that may have already done to .32 ACP what .32 ACP did to .25 ACP.

Stepping up in size there's the SIG P230 that's already been mentioned. It's far more controllable than the pocket rockets, but it's still quite thin and light. The ergos and control layout of the P230 are what the PP / PPK should have evolved into had Walther bothered to improve upon them and correct known issues like slide bite. The build quality is also excellent on the P230.

Going up to the biggest mainstream .32 Autos, the 3/4 scale service pistols as I like to think of them, goes to the Beretta 81 Cheetah. I still think the decock safety is excessive, particularly on a pistol this size because it will almost certainly ride in a belt holster which covers the trigger guard completely when it's carried. Everything else on the 81 is right though. The ergos are great, the safety lever is mounted at the top rear of the frame on a rear edge pivot pin, the sights are good, and the pistol is accurate and reliable. The entire Cheetah series are also very well built, and very nicely fit and finished. The 81 also offers 12 rounds in a very soft shooting package for those who are recoil averse or may have conditions restricting their physical ability to handle recoil.

Those are the three that rise to the top for me in their respective categories.

M2 Carbine
June 17, 2013, 03:10 PM
I might be a little prejudice, but I'd say my Wife's 1903 Colt.:)

http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/x464/Bell-helicopter-407/Hazels32Colt.jpg (http://s1183.photobucket.com/user/Bell-helicopter-407/media/Hazels32Colt.jpg.html)

meanmrmustard
June 17, 2013, 03:44 PM
Walther PPK hands down.

AABEN
June 17, 2013, 03:44 PM
Colt 1903

SlimPickens67
June 17, 2013, 08:03 PM
It's the only .32 I have but I recently got my hands on a CZ 83 in .32 and I love it, especially the sights and the trigger, so I'll nominate that one!
So far it's run great for me but I've only put about 150 rounds through it. Out of curiosity USP9, what are the issues with the model?

Though, to be honest, the Colt is a lot prettier!:D

BigG
June 17, 2013, 08:11 PM
Savage 1917 and Browning 1910.

Quiet
June 17, 2013, 09:06 PM
My top three would be:
1. H&K P-7K3
2. Beretta Model 81
3. Kel-Tec P-32

usp9
June 17, 2013, 10:00 PM
USP9, what are the issues with the model?

Re; the CZ83 in .32acp. The gun wasn't the problem, the first magazines were prone to rimlock. A redesign fixed the problem. I found that European ammo worked pretty well, but U.S. ammo locked up tight as a drum. The new mag has a extrusion into the rear panel that eliminates the movement of the ammo fore to aft. The old mags have a flat back panel.

foxmoor
June 17, 2013, 10:02 PM
I have to vote for my CZ83 in .32acp. CZ did make them for a while and it's a fantastic gun...............

Shadow 7D
June 18, 2013, 02:35 AM
Second the CZ83

KT P32 is my EDC, because whenever another gun is forgotten, it's forgotten in my pocket

Ruby type pistol, the Browning/Colt/FN's bastard brother, inexpensive, chunky, and SOLID
with a good barrel, VERY accurate for a gun of that reputation.

Shadow 7D
June 18, 2013, 02:38 AM
OH and I almost forgot
because of grammatical structure

"The Best .32 Auto Ever Made?" ( a .32 Semi-auto...)

the TT-33 Tokarev, however, that's kinda cheating....

BLB68
June 18, 2013, 08:05 AM
I used to own three Walther PPs in .32. I loved them so much I gave them names: Stovepipe, FTE Baby, and Jammer. :neener:

That said, they did fit my hand very well, and were very, very accurate. All three were German police trade-ins, manufactured in the 60s.

Sadly, there was a limited selection of ammo available at the time I owned them, so I never found a load that was very reliable. (Was in the Army, stationed in Germany at the time.)

OilyPablo
June 18, 2013, 08:30 AM
So the CZ-50 is just a crude 2nd rate cousin in this mix?

kokapelli
June 18, 2013, 02:03 PM
For pocket carry, without a doubt the P32.

warhwkbb
June 18, 2013, 04:16 PM
No one has mentioned the Savage 1907. While not the finest finished pistol, it had a good reputation in the day and several endorsements including Bat Masterson. I have the 3'rd model, often referred to as the 1917. It is the most interesting dissasembly of any pistol I have ever handled.

Chevelle SS
June 18, 2013, 04:42 PM
Colt 1903

YJake
June 18, 2013, 04:58 PM
Historically the Walther PPK in its original chambering, 7.65 Browning.

Snappy in .380, but a dream to shoot in 7.65 Browning.

-Jake

skoro
June 18, 2013, 05:14 PM
FN Herstal Model 1922

Onward Allusion
June 18, 2013, 06:20 PM
Best as in like a fine watch? NAA Guardian 32.

Best as in most functional mouse gun? Kel Tec P32

jackblack86
June 18, 2013, 11:13 PM
I love my keltec p32 hard to beat

ApacheCoTodd
June 19, 2013, 01:34 AM
I love my 1903 but will gladly state that for me, my PPs are way better pistols for carry and operation.

il_10
June 19, 2013, 03:21 AM
I've got a PPK and an 03 colt as well! Both fantastic guns. I sold my beretta tomcat, too thick for me for pocket carry, and the other two get carried about the same amount... It's really hard to go wrong with either.

Dr.Rob
June 19, 2013, 03:32 AM
Colt 1903
Savage 1907-1917 (so Buck Rogers/streamline design)
and...

A note to the Mauser HSC.. it's a tad heavy for a pocket gun like the ubiquitous PPK, but wow they were well made. I got to shoot a German ww2 (Luftwaffe?) proofed one long ago. Mauser made several 32 pistols, but the HSC was their first 'modern' piece.

They can usually be had for a LOT less than a wartime Walther.

Onmilo
June 19, 2013, 10:26 AM
I collect .32 acp handguns and in my opinion, the CZ83 is the pinnacle of .32 pistol design.
15 shots, comfortable design, good sights, safe to carry as a trigger cocker 1st shot or condition one, ambidextrious controls, a magazine design that all but eliminates rimlock, quite accurate as almost all good .32 acps are, the guns only real fault is coming out just as small reliable 9mm handguns were making the scene.

This gun in that caliber really is the best of the best.
http://www.fototime.com/ACF5EDA0C9F92A9/standard.jpg

CZguy
June 19, 2013, 10:40 AM
I agree with Onmilo that the CZ-83 is the best .32 ever made. But I really enjoy shooting my old Savage 1907.

Walkalong
June 19, 2013, 09:19 PM
The CZ 83s are definitely nice,
http://www.thehighroad.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=143422&stc=1&d=1307197472

but so is the Beretta 81. Both police trade ins.
http://www.thehighroad.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=142157&d=1305391784

Cokeman
June 20, 2013, 02:36 AM
More pics please.

usp9
June 20, 2013, 08:02 AM
More pics please.

Four .32s, CZ, Walther, Sig and Seecamp.
http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i186/ripley16/Pistols/TEST002.jpg (http://s72.photobucket.com/user/ripley16/media/Pistols/TEST002.jpg.html)

Llama Especial.
http://i342.photobucket.com/albums/o435/larryh1108/Llamas/Llama22right3.jpg (http://media.photobucket.com/user/larryh1108/media/Llamas/Llama22right3.jpg.html)
pic bprrowed from Photobucket

Bohemus
June 20, 2013, 11:11 AM
Vz. 61 Skorpion?
This, no questions.

Deltaboy
June 20, 2013, 01:17 PM
1903 Colt.

PabloJ
June 20, 2013, 05:12 PM
I have a 1903 Colt and a Walther PP they are my two favorites. My Seecamp was made like a swiss watch. I also had a Beretta Tomcat that was nice to carry and easy to shoot they have a frame cracking issue though.
There are many other well made 32s out there I know my CZ82 is a great gun and although I've never even seen a 83 in 32acp, they did make them and I can't imagine it wouldn't be a great gun.
LGS had those on closeout sale few years ago. The magazine held 14 or 15 cartridges. I would not touch one with a flagpole. It's worse then 9mm Browning.

Delford
June 21, 2013, 05:44 PM
Sorry it was a .25 not a .32

Storm
June 21, 2013, 05:53 PM
1903 Colt and Walther PP. Dead heat.

Buzsaw
June 22, 2013, 12:02 AM
1903 Colt

CZguy
June 22, 2013, 12:28 AM
LGS had those on closeout sale few years ago. The magazine held 14 or 15 cartridges. I would not touch one with a flagpole. It's worse then 9mm Browning.

Could you expand on that PabloJ

Gun Master
June 22, 2013, 08:24 PM
Tough one. Colt 1903, but I prefer & own the 1908 Model since it is a .380. Seecamp is excellent, but not readily available. CZ-83 , but I prefer & own the CZ-82 since it is in 9X18 mm. I liked my Kel-Tec P32, until I learned of it's frequent operating failures. The comment re: TT-33 was excellent & well noted. My personal favorite is the WWII Mauser HSc (.32 or .380). The HSc Gamba stinks!

marv
June 23, 2013, 01:30 AM
Best is Colt 1903. Very close second or maybe even a tie would be Ortgies.

Gun Master
June 23, 2013, 10:11 AM
I like the Ortgies too.:)

Gun Master
July 7, 2013, 09:33 PM
I like the Ortgies too.:)
I'm wanting to try an H&R Self Loading, if I get a chance. The Remington .380 is also a wanna be (I know it's not a .32).

Gun Master
July 7, 2013, 09:39 PM
This, no questions.
Mr. Bocephus, you must want to do some major (minor?) hole punching!

TimboKhan
July 8, 2013, 12:17 AM
I am going to throw yet another vote in for the 1903 Colt.

Gun Master
July 8, 2013, 12:27 AM
I am going to throw yet another vote in for the 1903 Colt.
OK,OK, the 1903 Colt !!!! But the 1908 Model is a .380 based on the 1903, just a different caliber. You can switch the mags and barrels.

Tomcat47
July 8, 2013, 12:43 AM
Beretta 3032
Beretta 81 ... very nice!
Beretta 70
Walther

my favorite .32's so far was the Beretta 3032 Tomcat. Never a glitch with mine and carried for years! The 81 nicer, but not a pocket pistol... so for intent I said my 3032...

I never shot a 1903 Colt... so I do not an opinion on it except... popular here! :D

Did'nt they make the Colt 1910? (vest pocket pistol) in .32? I had one of those in .25 years ago for a brief moment

CZguy
July 8, 2013, 12:44 AM
OK,OK, the 1903 Colt !!!! But the 1908 Model is a .380 based on the 1903, just a different caliber. You can switch the mags and barrels.

It's a personal choice. I just prefer shooting the 1903, in .32.

.32 is just an accurate, low recoiling round. I don't carry them.....but I enjoy shooting them.

JSH1
July 8, 2013, 01:47 AM
I don't have anything to compare it too but I like my FEG AP 765. I've only had it for about 10 days but it shot a box of ammo without any failures and grouped well. It also has a nice heft to it and has a large enough grip to actually hang onto it. As you can see from the picture it is a little bit larger than a Walther PPK. The double action trigger is VERY stiff but single action is OK. Wolf has a spring kit to reduce the trigger pull. I got mine for $200 from JGsales.com

http://www.jgsales.com/feg-ap-765-semi-auto-pistol,-7.65-browning-32acp,-good-to-very-good-condition.-used.-p-60094.html

krupparms
July 8, 2013, 02:31 PM
No.1 on the list would be my Dads 1902 Colts that he left to me. No.2 would be a Kel -Tec, P-32. No.3 a pair Beretta Tomcats. These guns have a served me well & are great shooters. I have also had 3 of the Tomcats &have seen no problems with the frame.

Kiln
July 8, 2013, 06:48 PM
I don't have anything to compare it too but I like my FEG AP 765. I've only had it for about 10 days but it shot a box of ammo without any failures and grouped well. It also has a nice heft to it and has a large enough grip to actually hang onto it. As you can see from the picture it is a little bit larger than a Walther PPK. The double action trigger is VERY stiff but single action is OK. Wolf has a spring kit to reduce the trigger pull. I got mine for $200 from JGsales.com

http://www.jgsales.com/feg-ap-765-semi-auto-pistol,-7.65-browning-32acp,-good-to-very-good-condition.-used.-p-60094.html
Yeah you've got to love that single action trigger on the AP7. I really like mine too and it has worked flawlessly. It is very accurate too.

Only problem I've had is once when I took the grips off and cleaned under them, one of the free floating pins fell out into the grips as I was putting them back on and the gun locked up next time at the range. Can't blame the gun for my failure to make sure all of the parts stayed secure as I put the grips back on.

Dain Bramage
July 9, 2013, 02:02 PM
I could repeat everything JSH1 said, word for word. I missed out on AIM's very good to excellent CZ70s dithering with a new FFL dealer, so I decided to let J&G's FEG AP 7.65 be my first entry into .32 ACP world.

Aside from black paint peeling from the aluminum frame, and indents showing someone literally used the heel of the gun as a hammer, it's in pretty good shape. I took it out for the first time yesterday and had no issues with a box of Prvi Partisan FMJ ($140/600 at Widener's, smoking deal), aside from one of the two mags not accepting an eighth round. It's accurate for a small, fixed sight pistol, and tame compared to it's 9x18mm FEG Pa-63 and BR-61 cousins I own. My kids are going to love shooting this pistol.

tarosean
July 9, 2013, 02:06 PM
PPK

Gun Master
July 9, 2013, 02:41 PM
Good one, but don't dry fire! Use snap caps. :)

243winxb
July 9, 2013, 02:47 PM
Well, its not the Smith & Wesson 32. Tho collectors seem to love them. Had #50 at one time. :D

FrankCastleThePunisher
July 10, 2013, 02:37 AM
Colt 1903

PRM
July 10, 2013, 07:52 AM
Walther PP Series:

Model PP

Model PPK

Model PPK/S

Shipwreck
July 10, 2013, 08:46 AM
Beretta Mod 90 was in 32. Awesome gun :)

MrWhipple
July 10, 2013, 10:11 AM
I didn't see a single mention of the Heckler Koch Model 4. I'm a little surprised by that. Am I the only one that finds it appealing?

usp9
July 10, 2013, 12:26 PM
So few HKs in use that I assume there aren't enough people to testify good or bad as to the reliability. I've lusted for one but the price is always steep for a model 4. One with all three barrels and mags will go above $2500!

Tomcat47
July 11, 2013, 12:41 AM
Well I dont know if OP got anything out of this post yet....

But I Did .... Went online and bought a Beretta 81 ..... :D

Thanks SharpsDressedMan .... :D

Now I am trying to logically explain the chain events that you started that led to this situation to the mrs. :eek:

Check the under carriage of that bus while you are down there SharpsDressed!!!:rolleyes:

wideym
July 11, 2013, 01:18 AM
My favorite is the Mauser HSc. I found a war issued HSc in the broken gun box at work and got a really good price for it. Turns out it only needed a new trigger spring. It started me on my love for the round.

Now I have several guns in .32acp, like a CZ 61, Beretta Tomcat, Keltec 32, Colt 1903 (which feels like shooting a .22lr), and a few others. But the Mauser got me started and you have to love those smooth, contured lines and futuristic look.

Prince Yamato
July 11, 2013, 02:02 AM
I'll second the Kel-Tec. It's my favorite carry. .32 auto is such an under-appreciated caliber. I really wish we'd see more guns in that caliber.

beatledog7
July 11, 2013, 10:09 AM
I don't even know if I've ever shot a .32 Auto. I don't recall having done so.

My opinion on the various .32s may not matter a hoot, so instead of noting a specific pistol, I'll just say that for anyone whose life has ever been saved by anything chambered in .32, that gun is the best .32 ever made.

HoosierQ
July 11, 2013, 03:02 PM
How's about the Browning 1900? How are those? I read this whole thread and didn't see it mentioned. I know they were very solid. I think JMB did the 1900 and then turned right around and improved upon himself with the 1903. I know the 1903 was, and still is, the quintessential .32. But what about the 1900? Always thought they were cool. I've seen a couple at auctions but never sprang for one though sorely tempted.

Stevie-Ray
July 11, 2013, 10:02 PM
I'd have to say the 1903 Colt, as I have one. But, if I ever find one of those 1907 Savages for the right price, I'm snatching that up toot-sweet!

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