9mm handgun suggestions

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by Rizyan, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Athens, Georgia
    I just bought this yesterday afternoon. I did not know that Taurus made a PT1911 in 9mm.
     

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    Last edited: Feb 29, 2012
  2. hotpursuit50

    hotpursuit50 New Member

    4
    May 15, 2011
    Kennewick, Washington
    my nightstand: glock 19 ($499.00) wifes: s&w sd-9 (385.00) since the wife is home most of the time, she might be the one that has the need. even with her arthritus, she has no problem with either (lock boxes, racking the slides). both fitted with lasers, so she has one less worry. carry the glock when out and about with no problems. 2-3k rounds each without issue. but like everyone else says, find a range that will let you test drive(if the wife will be using it also, take her too)
     

  3. American Leader

    American Leader Well-Known Member

    Mar 1, 2011
    Iowa
    First, great pic Todd and far surpasses JLA's! Second, George what did you have to pay for that Taurus 1911 9MM? And finally, I know a very nice fellow who loves his Browning Practical, but also has a Ruger P95 and says it's been a flawless firearm, very accurate and inexpensive to purchase.
     
  4. bntyhntr6975

    bntyhntr6975 Member

    572
    May 5, 2009
    Wichita, Ks.
    My votes go for Glocks (17&19) and Springfield XDM. The 19 is always on me and the XDM is the wife's. The XDM isn't as comfy for me but she likes it alot. Have not had a single issue with any of them. I do love my Colt Combat Commander in 9mm also, but if I want lesser rounds available, I'm grabbing the .45.
     
  5. mazdawes

    mazdawes New Member

    7
    Mar 3, 2012
    i'm a CZ fan. have two witnesses; one steel compact 9 and the other steel large-frame 9/22lr. big fan.
     
  6. RockinRiley

    RockinRiley Member

    143
    Feb 21, 2011
    Next month after I get my ccw it will be my M&P 9mm. Full size and an impeccable pistol. Never a misfire yet, easy to work and under 500. Good luck with your decision!
     
  7. Doug B.

    Doug B. Member

    There have been a couple of Berettas mentioned, but not the PX4. I own the type F in 9mm and got into it for under $500.00. Really a good solid firearm that fits me perfectly. Oh....I might add it's very accurate and a hoot to shoot.
     
  8. Captain Jack

    Captain Jack Member Supporting Member

    85
    Feb 19, 2012
    wakefield ma.
    everyone is right it`s all personal smaller for carry and biger for target and home defence i allways liked the beretta 92fs for target and home my friends like glock 17 for the same we argue all the time just for fun , but really its allabout what works for you so try before you buy
     
  9. CCHolderinMaine

    CCHolderinMaine Well-Known Member

    Mar 21, 2012
    Steep Falls, Maine
    I couldn't recommend my Sig 226 any higher. It took a few pennies, but it was well worth every one of them.
     
  10. flyingtiger85

    flyingtiger85 Well-Known Member

    Aug 24, 2010
    Nevada
    If I was to ever buy another 9mm auto pistol it would be between a Ruger P-95 or a model by CZ because they look good and I've heard such good things about there quality and performance.
     
  11. gun runner

    gun runner Former Guest

    Nov 23, 2011
    South Texas
    Take a look at this.

    http://www.berettausa.com/products/px4-storm-compact/
     
  12. Packrat76

    Packrat76 New Member

    49
    Mar 14, 2012
    Years ago I started out with a Walther P38, totally reliable and easy to maintain. There are surplus ones available in the shotgun news for around $360. However, I would save up and buy a Beretta M92. I love this weapon, it's accurate and fills your hand, not heavy. Decent sights and 15rds of firepower. I've fired over 2000 rds through mine with a mixture of ball and reloaded hollow points, with no problems. Best of all, it's easy to take down and clean.
     
  13. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
    I have a brand new beretta PX4 Storm 9mm I will sell you for $449.00 and $15.00 shipping. Compare that anywhere.
     
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2012
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