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Best Point & Shoot Gun

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by zeke707, Nov 27, 2007.

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  1. zeke707

    zeke707 Member

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    My vote says German Luger. (I'm biased *but* you can't say it's not true)! What is your best "point & shoot" and why? Now I can't say I've tried every gun out there so my comments are subjective. I've read more than one comment on the subject and the Luger name constantly comes up.:) Oh, by the way,I did a search but didn't find any posts regarding the subject. If there is, please close this!:eek:
     
  2. Thaddeus Jones

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    For me, it would be the S&W 4" 681 revolver. Fast out of the holster, and on target. With a 7-shot cylinder, it's revolver perfection.

    I've never had a semi auto that I could point and shoot as well. TJ
     
  3. KBintheSLC

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    I am liking the Kel-Tec p32 I recently purchased. Considering how tiny the sights are, point shooting is what its made for. I had a S&W made Walther PPK/S that was pretty unreliable and cost twice as much as the P32. Traded out the PPK/S a while back and picked up a G26.

    The P32 has been 100% so far, it shoots nicely, and it is the easiest gun to carry of any I have seen.
     
  4. Brian Williams

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    Mine is a S&W 65 with a 4" standard barrel, then a 1911 followed by a Glock 19 with the finger grooves filed off.
     
  5. Koblenz

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  6. Papaster

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    I dunno. I had a pretty hard time missing with a friend's suppressed MAC-10 in .45 ACP shooting from the hip. Now that's some effective point-and-shooting.
     
  7. 19-3Ben

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    My Sig P232. I don't know why. I don't 100% trust the .380 caliber on its own, but I carry the gun about 15% of the time (the rest of the time I carry my trusty Ruger SP101) and trust that I can do my part to get lead on target and i know shot placement counts more than caliber. It just points BEAUTIFULLY for me, which is odd because I generally shoot wheel-guns better than semi-autos. Must have to do with the grip angle...I LOVE the feel of that gun.
     
  8. K9american

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    What, no XDs?

    My preference - 1911, Commander or Govt.

    Also agree about the Luger as a natural pointer. Too bad they don't make one in .45. :what:
     
  9. Deer Hunter

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    My CZ 97 fits this role quite nicely.
     
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    I think that any gun designed with the bore axis that sits close to your trigger finger would be good point shooters.

    HKs P7 family pistols would be a good example of that.

    Probably also the Mateba auto-revolver, but I've never fired one.

    M1911s are also natural "pointers" especially since the original Govt. Model had such a lame set of sights.
     
  11. littlegator

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    HK PSG-1 - you didn't say how fast you have to point and shoot. :p
     
  12. Caimlas

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    After a little thought, I reached a fairly astounding conclusion - both guns are made by CZ. I hadn't thought that the case, and I wish it wasn't, because I like buying American.

    For rifles, the CZ 452 Lux: perfectly balanced, good sights that line up perfectly for my build every time, and a stock rake which is well suited for my build. An SKS with a stock extension pad comes in close after that, but I think that might be due to the frequency of shooting it - same for my AR15.

    For pistols, the CZ75/CZ75B. Sits low in the hand, the length of pull (do pistols have LOP?) is perfect for my finger length, the length of the grip is sufficient that even with a sloppy grip the grip is still firm with no fingers or part of my hand hanging off the bottom, and the weight (being an all-metal gun) is balanced with or without a loaded magazine. BHPs and 1911s come in after that.
     
  13. TOADMAN

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    Point shooting.. Been doing this a lot lately at the range.. Surprisingly, the Glock 26 works best for me.
     
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    For me it would be a tie between my Colt Defender and my SA EMP 9mm


    Ls
     
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    Luger, Ruger .22 has similar grip angle I think, High Standard does too I believe.
    My PPK/S has a great grip angle, and is WAY more reliable than my Kel-Tec ever even wished it could be. It's been said that the Remington 51 has the best grip shape and angle ever designed for a handgun, I've never held one so I can't say.
    So, we stare at an object, grab the pistol, close our eyes and point the gun at the place our memory says the object was, and open our eyes and see where the sights are pointed, right?
     
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    Colt 1851 and S&W 67 with Hogue grips.
     
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    The 2 guns that I have that naturally point are my "rare pieces"; Sig P220 38Super and S&W 66 3" barrel 357mag.
     
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    I vote for K frame S&Ws. A close second place: I also have an old .32 Long H&R hammerless and a Webley MKIII that shoot right to where one points.

    My bad. This an autoloader thread. Sorry.
     
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    My XD works the best for me,the grip angle is really comfortable for me
     
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    My CZ 75 Compact in satin nickel is the most naturally accurate gun I own. It double taps almost too easily and it looks so good doing it. Mike
     
  22. Flashpoint

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    I haven't found anything that points better for me than the Steyrs.
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    Although the XD the fellow at the range let me shoot did feel pretty natural.
     
  23. 10-Ring

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    Easy -- HK P7M8 :D It's the most natural pointer I've ever picked up :cool:
     
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    I've found my 1911 to be lacking in this regard. It wants to point at the crickets. May be the fault of the arched mainspring housing, Applegate mentions the same thing in his book, and I'm guessing that the trend to flat MSH's might be to remedy that. Applegate thought that the P38 pointed very well.
    Best pointer I've got? Beretta 21A, followed by the S&W K-frame, then the 1911. The Smith is very good, but the Beretta still has it beat. Really impressive for such a small gun.
     
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    S&W J frame round butt, and K frame RB
     
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