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One that takes 30/33 round mags, What brand are you going to buy and why??
 

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A pistol with a long magazine like a 33rd one is a pain to actually use in my opinion...especially when regular double stacks can hold almost 20......a carbine style gun with a brace or stock is obviously different and can handle large stick mags....but I would much rather carry the smaller mags...swap times are fractions of a second if you are practiced....

Personally I prefer walthers for functional carrying...my old p99 still gets top billing for me
 
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Beretta 92 in any of its configurations... reliable, durable, large cap mags, easy to shoot & handle, and 50+ years of spare parts. I like the Beretta even better than the Browning Hi-Power, albeit its a very, very close second. Striker fired v Hammer, the hammer wins hands down.
 

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One 9mm. CZ P-01.
 

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Sig P226 West German.
 

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Beretta 92 in any of its configurations... reliable, durable, large cap mags, easy to shoot & handle, and 50+ years of spare parts. I like the Beretta even better than the Browning Hi-Power, albeit its a very, very close second. Striker fired v Hammer, the hammer wins hands down.
I'm in with BarnacleBob, and the same reasoning.
 

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I'm in with BarnacleBob, and the same reasoning.

@Brix... I'm a big fan of Browning Hi-Power, definetly want to look at the new Springfield Hi-Power.... I have a Springfield 1911 .45 Operator, prolly the finest trigger job I have ever felt on any pistol or revolver... would love to see a Springfield Hi-Power Operator some day...
 

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Just being honest…if there could only be one then I’d take the Glock…pure battle weapon. Along with an AK.
 

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Beretta 92 in any of its configurations... reliable, durable, large cap mags, easy to shoot & handle, and 50+ years of spare parts. I like the Beretta even better than the Browning Hi-Power, albeit its a very, very close second. Striker fired v Hammer, the hammer wins hands down.
So what is wrong with Sig Sauer P228 or P226 ?:don't    know2::finished::finished:
 

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Doesn’t hold enough rounds.
13+1 Had a Glock, it fail me when it had a bad round of 9mm. Same day, same box of ammo, garage sale ammo, each Sig cycled thru the bad ammo & kept shooting. Sold the Glock, love my Sig's.:tex::tex:
 

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I’m with Bob, as far as Hi-Powers go. Love them and also the Sig P229SAO Legion, simply because of it’s single action operating system. If you’ve ever shot either, you would understand. Also, they’re both beautiful pistols.
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Beretta 92 in any of its configurations... reliable, durable, large cap mags, easy to shoot & handle, and 50+ years of spare parts. I like the Beretta even better than the Browning Hi-Power, albeit its a very, very close second. Striker fired v Hammer, the hammer wins hands down.
I have to second the Beretta. My Beretta 92FS eats everything and asks for more.
 

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One that takes 30/33 round mags, What brand are you going to buy and why??
Why in the hell would I limit myself to only one hi caliber pistol?

But, in an effort to support your question, I suppose a Beretta 92F is what I'd purchase. I think the quality and materials are superior to Glock and I like how they look. Plus Mel Gibson used one in Lethal Weapon. Oh, and the military adopted them for a number of years.
 

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This, the S&W 3953, actually is the 9mm I own. Yes, as a single-stack it only holds 8 rounds, but I have small hands and I've never found a double-stack I can shoot well. (I've owned a Beretta 92F and a Glock 17, as well as rented other double-stacks, and I just can't reach the trigger on them well enough to shoot accurately.) As well, this does not have a thumb-safety. I mostly shoot revolvers, and in a stress situation when I pick up a gun I will default to using it like a revolver, so it had better operate like one; hence my picking this as my 9mm.
 

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This, the S&W 3953, actually is the 9mm I own. Yes, as a single-stack it only holds 8 rounds, but I have small hands and I've never found a double-stack I can shoot well. (I've owned a Beretta 92F and a Glock 17, as well as rented other double-stacks, and I just can't reach the trigger on them well enough to shoot accurately.) As well, this does not have a thumb-safety. I mostly shoot revolvers, and in a stress situation when I pick up a gun I will default to using it like a revolver, so it had better operate like one; hence my picking this as my 9mm.
i have similar issues....smaller hands.....i shoot a double stack just fine but with finger in trigger well ...i need to readjust my hand to do a mag change by moving thumb over for mag release....i fixed that problem with the walther p99 it has a trigger guard mag release i can use with my trigger finger and not have to readjust my grip for mag changes .....and allows for a double stack mag
 

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@Brix... I'm a big fan of Browning Hi-Power, definetly want to look at the new Springfield Hi-Power.... I have a Springfield 1911 .45 Operator, prolly the finest trigger job I have ever felt on any pistol or revolver... would love to see a Springfield Hi-Power Operator some day...
I've been a Beretta fan since the first time I shot one. I have shot others brands and owned a S&W39 back in the 70s. I'm good and no longer in the market. Still do a test drive when the guy's pieces during get togethers. But I'm Good.
 

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..can only have one?


o.k.


i'll take one of mine


:summer:


they can come and take the rest...
 

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Capacity is "only" 21 + 1, but this is what I bought my wife.

CMMG Banshee 300 MK17​

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The Banshee has the radial delayed blowback system and the recoil is next to nothing.
That's gonna be a tough one to hide in her purse, but I like it for a chic.
 

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I like the Banshee very, very much, but before I would buy one, I will convert my proven very accurate very reliable Beretta in a min or two with one of these available from various manufacturers....

Kidon™ – Beretta 92-A1/96-A1/M9-A1 Conversion Kit with Folding Stock


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shown with 50rd mag......but 100rders fit just fine .....calico

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I like Taurus Fireams and they are so cheap that having 10 isn't hard to do...
 

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I like the Banshee very, very much, but before I would buy one, I will convert my proven very accurate very reliable Beretta in a min or two with one of these available from various manufacturers....

Kidon™ – Beretta 92-A1/96-A1/M9-A1 Conversion Kit with Folding Stock


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At $562.00 I'd just buy another 92.
 

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At $562.00 I'd just buy another 92.

Normally I would agree, however with this unit there are available adapters that allow the same unit to adapt & be used with 1911's, Glocks, Sigs, etc.... Kinda of a universal Ronin... think I gotta try one in the near future.
 

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I like Taurus Fireams and they are so cheap that having 10 isn't hard to do...
Ive had several over the years, never a misfire or glitch. Great guns, especially the pt92
 

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You can pick up a USED 92S import for that price. Solid value gun, fun and easy to shoot!

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1911, but If I'm reading between the lines?
You're talking about the one that the establishment knows about.
Any more that are off the reservation, stay off the reservation.
Sometime back I stumbled on a conversion diagram, Suomi m31 drum adapted to a pistola magazine.

Asking for a friend.
 

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