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  1. kkayser

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    I would like to buy a 9mm pistol with a target sight(screw adjustable for elev and wind). I know of 2: Sig p210 and HK usp tactical series. The Sig is not available because Germany has forbidden Sig to export any pistols.

    Does anyone know of any others?
     
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    There's a bunch. The X-5s are sometimes available used, though prices are rising as availability declines. Same with the P210 Legend guns. Some of these are out of production, but I have had good experience with are the SIG X-5, HK USP Expert, S&W 952. FN/Browning GP Competition, Kimber,Dan Wesson and STI 1911 type 9MMs with adjustable sights, Swiss and German P210s, and probably others I can't recall at the moment....
     
  4. Walt Sherrill

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    There are plenty of used P210s available, and you don't have to import them from Germany, as the older ones were made in Switzerland. As far as I know, new P210s are still available, but they're very costly, and you'll have to wait a while. They're still being made -- in GERMANY -- and the only problem is delays in getting them. Big dollar price tags.

    The SIG P226 X-Five guns, which are nearly as accurate as the P-210 series, have higher capacity, have more user-friendly mags, etc., are made in Germany, and you can buy them NEW. They come in both 9mm and .40. No import restrictions that I know of. You may have to get in line, however.

    Any number of other guns that can be used for target shooting can have adjustable sights added.

    The adjustable sights aren't nearly as important as a gun that has been properly refined (at the factory or by a competent gunsmith), and the use of proper ammunition. (Most shooters find a load that works well with a given gun and then don't need adjustable sights.)

    Some of the guns mentioned above are still made (so new ones are available), and you can look at the top-line CZs, Sphinx, Tanfoglio/Witness, and a variety of semi-custom (Wilson, Ed Brown, etc.) 1911s. STIs in 9mm are impressive, and the only limitations with any of these guns are your pocketbook.

    (Heck, even a Glock 34, which might surprise you with it's accuracy, comes with a fully adjustable rear sight.)
     
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  5. bc1023

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    There are tons of 9mms with target sights...
     
  6. browningguy

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    Assuming you are looking for a target pistol I would recommend a EAA Witness Elite Match, hard to beat the accuracy for the price.
     
  7. mgmorden

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    Lots of 9mm 1911's with target sights. The STI Trojan is a pretty good deal for a nice target gun.
     
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    Here's one:

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    Make me an offer!
     
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    S&W 1911 pro series has excellent adjustable sights and is a very accurate piece. I have one and it has a supported barrel and so far has fed both jacketed and cast bullets,factory and handloads without a hitch.
     
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    I have the STI Trojan 9mm with adjustable sights, and can recommend it highly. The Springfield Range Officer 9mm Gov't Length also has adjustable sights, this is a sweet shooting gun!
     
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    My most accurate 9mm is a Springfield Range Officer 1911 which has great target sights. It shoots right with my Colt Series 70 Gold Cup.
     
  12. dusty14u

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    CZ85 Combat has target sights in addition to the others listed.
     
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    Go cheap? Taurus pt99
     
  14. bc1023

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    ...or go expensive with something like a Pardini GT9 or Smith & Wesson 952. :cool:


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    Browning Hi-Power standard blued model with adjustable rear sight.
     
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    I would second the notion of a Browning Hi-Power with adjustable sights.
     
  17. I6turbo

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    Sure does.
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  18. tarakian

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    I have a 6" Para P18-9 with adjustable sights that is far more accurate than I am.
     
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    The Pardini GT guns have probably the best trigger any of you have ever shot. It beats my Les Baer 1911, Nighthawk, and many other guns that are considered to have very fine triggers. If you want to be unique and shoot a absolutely outstanding gun and have the bucks, the GT9 is for you.

    Also STI is a great value.
     
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    XDm 5,25" barrel has target sights with front fiber optic. But you can add target sights to pretty much any pistol
     
  21. dusty14u

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    A little different 9mm with adjustable sights would be the Russian commercial IJ70 Makerov.

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  22. MajorMagnetic

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    How about a Vortex Razor red dot sight? Not cheap but great for target shooting.

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  23. Lucky Derby

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    Lots of 1911s
    Browning High Power
    Some of the CZ75 varients
    Sig X5
    You used to be able to get Glocks with adj sights, not sure about currently
    There are litterally tons of options.
     
  24. JTQ

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    I can't count the amount of time I've spent trying to talk folks out of the recommendation for the Springfield Range Officer when somebody is looking for a 1911, since the adjustable sight will limit your options. However, for somebody that is specifically looking for an adjustable sight gun, this is a very good option.
     
  25. ny32182

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    You can fit almost any sights to almost any gun. Personally I would never buy a gun because of the sights it has; I would buy it for its other qualities and then add the sights I like later.
     
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