What’s your favorite semiauto?

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  1. JDGray

    JDGray Member

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    Post up your favorite, out of the box, no mods needed, auto loader! Mine is my Sig 226 Legion! Sig just nailed it in my opinion. I love the grips, the sights, the trigger, the color, the under cut frame, it fits my paws perfectly. It shoots as good as it looks, it easily out shoots me, stacking all bullets in one hole at 25’ for as long as I can hold. Let’s see your favorite:)
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  2. JR24

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    Tough call. Really like my Legion as well, but mines a SAO.

    Probably this one.

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    Bit lighter than the Legion, better trigger but not quite as nice in my hands.
     
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  3. 5-SHOTS

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    Probably this one. Happy new year.
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    A good quality 1911. Period.
     
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  5. Armored farmer

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    I'm not a big fan of autoloaders but of mine, this us my favorite.
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  6. MosinT53Hunter

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    That would be my Beretta 71 22. lr. Fits my hands to a T, reliable, accurate, and just plain sexy. Goes great with my HK MP5 22. lr. ;)

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  7. needmorecowbell

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    My Glock 32 357 sig which also have 9 and 40 Barrels for. Perfect size do everything gun for me and love the multiple caliber option
     
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    I'd like to be able to say that, and my Performance Center Smith 1911 is my beside gun, but for EDC I'll take my Sig M-11 A1 everyday of the week and twice on Sunday.
    Besides that, when it comes to just plain old shooting fun, my little Glock 44 (22 LR) beats every other semi-auto I've ever owned or fired.:)
     
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  9. WrongHanded
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    A pistol, with no mods? In my house?!

    That's a mythical beast. Every one gets a little tweak or something.
     
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  10. Reinz

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    Totally edited my post:

    I’m hoping the control with the red circle is the slide release which would be insanely ergonomic and natural to use.

    But I’m guessing that it is a decocker?

    I’ve never seen a Pardini in the wild before, so I’m ignorant.

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    Gotta be 1911s.

    .22, .38 Super, 9mm, 9x23, 10mm, .38 special, .45.

    After that, also as shown in the pic; Browning Hi/High Powers.

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    Todd.
     
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  12. gunlaw

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    No pics but for the last year it’s been my Para GI expert stainless.
     
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  13. JDGray

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    I have a CZ97B that I converted to SA with a flat trigger, installed a target rear sight, if that was a factory configured pistol, it would be a tough choice for me! I had to do a lot of work to it, to get it as nice as the factory Sig.
     
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    For history: Manurhin P1; for craftsmanship a Walther P5; for it being my first Sig P6; and just my favorite 4566TSW DSCN1446 (3).JPG DSCN0798.JPG IMG_2782 redu.jpg 0323181958.jpg DSCN1446 (3).JPG DSCN1446 (3).JPG DSCN0798.JPG IMG_2782 redu.jpg 0323181958.jpg
     
  15. 5-SHOTS

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    It's the slide release which is very easy to use. From left to right in the pic: takedown lever, slide release, thumb safety. The pistol has no half cock and the thumb safety can be activated only with the hammer cocked. No firing pin safety.
    More pics and details here: https://www.thehighroad.org/index.php?threads/my-pardini-gt9-1-with-silver-finish.817994/
     
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    it’s my answer every time this comes up.

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    This was my dads favorite. A very early Para P14, purchased as a frame only, built with mostly Colt parts. She’s been around the block a few times 6A3A25A5-5F0D-416D-BCD7-B805DB464A98.jpeg
     
  18. Reinz

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    I love it, that is pure genius. I wish other manufacturers would take a page out of Pardini’s book.

    Thank you for the reply.
     
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    Thanks, you are welcome.
    I'll add that it's a SAO pistol and once the grips are removed, the backstrap with hammer and safety can be separated from the rest of the frame. The slide release, the locking block, and the trigger assembly can also be removed without tools. Even the firing pin and the extractor can be easily removed. The trigger is fully adjustable.
    This pistol is a brillant piece of italian engineering.
    From Pardini instruction manual.
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  21. Reinz

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    I have a bad feeling that I would pay whatever the seller asks if I ever get to handle a Pardini.
     
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    1911 or CZ 75 Sa
     
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    Need to take a better picture, but it is definitely my first 1911, a Springfield Mil-spec. A Simple one, but a good one.

    It also has sentimental value, being the last I shot with my grandfather.

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  24. halfmoonclip

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    5-Shots, thnx' for the link (now closed for comments), and two questions...aren't Pardini the shotgun makers?
    Secondly, the 9x19...is that another civilians can't own military calibers kind of thing? Tell us more about the cartridge; how does it compare ballistically with the 9x19?
    While I'm sure the round is available in Italy, will your gun run on 9 Luger? (Assuming headspacing on the extractor)
    Didn't mean to hijack, and as far as my own favorite autoloader, depends what it's to be used for. P365 for carry.
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  25. Plan2Live

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    My favorite is the Sig 225 A-1. Yes I prefer this model over the original 225.
     
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