What’s your favorite semiauto?

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by JDGray, Dec 31, 2020.

  1. George P

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    I like most of mine, but my favorite will be my HK P7. As a LH, this completely ambidextrous pistol just shoots great
     
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    That Taurus set up does look like fun!
     
  3. JDGray

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    Thanks everyone who posted up pics! The objective of my post was the factory sometimes gets it right, and the gun is perfect to the buyer. One can always tweak one to make it fit better with different grips, change out a trigger to fit better like I do with my CZs, but that 226 Legion was spot on delivered from Sig:)
     
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    My Glock 17L with a 10" barrel.

    It is a very soft shooter.

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    I know "no mods", the gun is fun right out of the box with the 6" barrel, its just more fun with the 10" barrel.
     
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  6. cfullgraf

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    My favorite semi-auto is about anything in a full sized or commander sized Model 1911. I have examples from Colt, Kimber, Springfield, Thompson, Sig, and several that I built with Olympic frames and Caspian slides.

    Top of the list are the two I have chambered in 38/45 Clerke, one is a government model and the other is a Gold Cup.

    Here is one that I assembled. This one is chambered in 45 ACP.
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    My favorite no mods pistol is a police trade in S&W 5906. It looks like it was dragged behind the cruiser for 100 miles or more but is the most accurate and "fits me" pistol I have ever owned. I liked this one so well I purchased a couple more afterwards they look almost new compared to the first one but are not nearly as accurate in my hands. Why? I dunno but will always enjoy the good one.:thumbup:
    A close second would be any of my Ruger MK ll .22's
     
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  8. FIVETWOSEVEN

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    I do carry it and my draw and shoot time on a timer is about .60 of a second. I thought about designing and getting made a larger safety to allow a more positive safety but ultimately I just got used to the double action for the first shot.
     
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    Purely prejudice on my part but
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  10. Old Dog

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    Is there any doubt?
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    1950 3rd gen Colt Woodsman Match Target. No recoil, accurate, comfortable, and beautiful.

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  12. jimbo555

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    Glock 19 although I did replace the factory sights. Screenshot_2021-02-05-15-19-32-1.png
     

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  13. 5-SHOTS

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    Hi halfmoonclip, sorry for the delay in replying but I just casually read your comment now.

    Pardini mainly produces .22L.R caliber pistols and carbines for Olympic-type competitions. If I remember correctly, at the last Olympics, in the rapid shooting pistol final at a distance of 25 meters, all ten shooters used Pardini pistols.

    Yes, in my Country, Italy, the 9mm Parabellum caliber pistols are not lawfully available to civilians and therefore are not available on the legal market. The 9 Parabellum cartridges (in Italy called 9 Luger) are regularly available in the gun shops (it seems to me, however, only in Lead Round Nose loads) because some 9 Parabellum caliber revolvers, such as the S&W 940 have been regularly sold in Italy and can be used but only with LRN cartridges (we have very strange gun laws ...). If I remember well, also some 9 Luger carabines have been regularly sold some years ago but no more available now. I'm pretty sure 99% of 9 Luger ammo sold in Italy are purchased by cops to train with their personal pistol at the range at their expence.

    Yes, the pistols chambered for the 9x21 IMI cartridge can shoot 9 Luger ammo. The extractor holds the case and I assume it gets some abuse by shooting the 9 Luger continuously.

    From a ballistic point of view, the 9x21 IMI and the 9x19 Parabellum are substantially equivalent: they use the same bullets, the same gunpowder, primers, etc. The OverAll Lenght is the same. The difference is that the in the 9x21 IMI the bullet is held 2mm more by the case. Someone claims that the 9x21 IMI, all parameters being equal, is capable of delivering an intrinsic higher accuracy than the 9x19 Parabellum but I have no proof of this.
     
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  14. Koroner

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    I wasn't aware that Italians can't arm themselves with a 9mm FMJ.

    Tell us more about Italian gun laws.

    Can American tourists rent the Popemobile?
     
  15. DR505

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    One of my favorite box-stock autos: Wilson CQB 1911

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    Here in Italy 9x19 Parabellum pistols are factory chambered for the 9x21 IMI cartridge (I have 5 of them myself...).
    All the other caliber pistols and revolvers are available.

    Italian gun laws are unnecessarily crazy. We gun enthusiasts ask ourselves why but we can't give us an answer.

    I'm sorry but I don't think I understand the meaning of your question about the Popemobile.
     
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  17. Koroner

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    Just joking about American tourists renting a bullet resistant vehicle.
     
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    This is a very hard choice to make. When I think of it in terms of "the only one I can have", it would be my Sig 228R. I really like my Star Model 30. I like them all!
     
  19. MauriceSam

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    Absolutely Browning Hi-Power 9. Colt Gold cup trophy 45 second. I know there will be folks thinking that's crazy, but just love the hi power. For me, it's a confidence thing,. I've had it for many decades and it hits whatever it's pointed at with little effort on my part.
     
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    No Steyr 9mm favorite, or in the top few ?

    i became quite curious about them, but never had a chance to see, or handle one.
     
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    1911a2/2011...what ever you wanna call a double stack 1911
    Rockisland 10mm 6" tacmatch

    Its literally the only gun I own that I haven't modified at least somewhat.
     
  22. Rodentman

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    Guncrafter Industries 1911 in .50 GI:

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    I don't know that this Boberg XR45-S is my favorite, but it is unique. Make sure to crimp the ammo well.

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