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Prettiest Pistols

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by StrateShooter, Dec 21, 2008.

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  1. StrateShooter

    StrateShooter Member

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    What do you think are the prettiest pistols? My favourite looks-wise is the 1911 but other real beauties are the Ruger-Luger-Nambu, HS Supermatics, Colt Woodsman-Targetsman-Huntsman, Browning Buck Mark and HP, 9 mm Berettas, SA Bobcat-Sig Sauer P230 SL, Llamas, Taurus, Ruger 90s, Walther P-38, PPK, and TPH, and the Explorer. The unsightly ones are most of the single-shots which aren't very practical anyways.
     
  2. PO2Hammer

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    Here's one single shot that's not ugly!
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  3. rondog

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    Hard to beat any pistol in Royal Blue, IMO.

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  4. j1979

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    rondog, what kind of finish is that? Looks great.
     
  5. bluetopper

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    High Standard Supermatics indeed.
    I'll have to cast another vote to Browning Medalists of which I do not own.
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    P08 Luger and Sig 232.
     
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    Sig 232 and HK P7M8
     
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    Hämmerli SP20
     

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    rondog~Where or how did you get that 1911 finished? NICE!
     
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    The OP was asking about pretty pistols. Yours does not fit because it is absolutely stunning, rondog. Please post more pics of this gun because I would like to make it my wallpaper, with your permission of course.
     
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    that royal blue is sweeeeeet
     
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    Rondog, I believe you have unintentionally hijacked this post. Words cannot describe the beauty of that finish. How much time goes in to buffing that sucker after your done handling that one?
     
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    Uh, sorry all, that's not my pistol, just a photo I saved from another post on another site. I can't recall the owner's name, but I hope he doesn't mind me posting these photos.

    AFAIK, that's a Colt WWI repro, the 1st gen. WMK model in Carbonia Blue. It was sent to the Colt Custom Shop for polishing and the Royal Blue finish. That's all I really "know", but I do have more photos. I don't want to hijack the thread, but if the OP wants to see them, I guess y'all could peek over his shoulder.

    Oh, I do have this lovely Rock Island GI that I had polished and blued locally, after I put on all the Tactical parts. It's a sweetheart! I've really got to take some more, better photos of it. It really is nicer than the photos I have reflect. Treo just got to see it yesterday, ask him.

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    I like the one in rondogs original post, and the walther P99s are nice IMO. Any high grade 1911 (even if they are a few thousand $ too much) looks nice too.
     
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    Some S&W model 41s are beautiful guns
     
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    FWIW, I've always been very partial to the older S&W and Colt revolvers with that deep blue finish. Always thought those were the prettiest, until I discovered 1911's anyway.
     
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    When it comes to pure aesthetics my vote goes to the Remington XP100 in a custom stock.
    Simply gorgeous!

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    If practicality is brought into the equation the my vote goes to a Belgian Browning.

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    Benelli B76

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    I sold both of mine in a fit of stupidity and didn't take any pictures beforehand.
     
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    original CZ-75, not just the pre-b, the old ones.

    Hi-Power, because it looks like the CZ.

    And any gun polished then blued. Almost kept the worst gun I have ever shot... just because it looked so good. FEG P9R, BHP clone.
     
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    Thats it for me. But a really nice Kimber 1911 is not bad either.
     
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    I just received my new S&W Model 41 last week and it is the nicest pistol I've owned yet. Can't wait to shoot it.
     
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