What's Your Favorite Gun?

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by hogger129, Apr 29, 2010.

  1. hogger129

    hogger129 Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2009
    If you could have any handgun there is, regardless of cost, but could choose only one, what would it be and why? From an all-around point. Something that can be easily carried, is accurate, and is reliable?

    Me, I'd probably stand by one of the old WWII-era Colt M1911A1's. Or an H&K Mark 23 Mod 0.
     
  2. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    colt 1911 for me ( pity i cant have one )
     

  3. fleetwood1976

    fleetwood1976 Well-Known Member

    Feb 22, 2009
    Southern Indiana
    to be practical, a 1911 45 with a 22 conversion kit. or any defense weapon with a conversion kit. Thank goodness we don't have to have just one.
     
  4. Since I live on a small farm in a very low violent crime area, and don't really have a need for concealed carry, I'll stick with my Ruger Super Blackhawk 44 magnum.
    But the second choice would be a bone stock Colt 70 Series Government Model 45.
     
  5. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    Marlin model 60... Holds enough ammo to kill just about anything and ammo is cheap and plentiful. plus they are very accurate;)
     
  6. jacksonco

    jacksonco New Member

    I would like to have one of the high end Wilson Combat 1911s.

    A custom engraved Colt SAA 44WCF would be the bee's knee.
     
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2010
  7. Old John

    Old John New Member

    53
    Apr 15, 2010
    I'd be really Content with a Ruger SP101, in .357 magnum, w/ a 3" barrel.

    A second choice would be a Ruger GP100, in .357 magnum w/ 3" barrel.
    The SP 101 is next to perfect for me. The GP100 gives an extra round & is easier to shoot but heavier to carry.
     
  8. oscarmayer

    oscarmayer New Member

    Jun 24, 2008
    tough question, kind of like asking which is your favorite kid. my favorite is my nickled colt python with a 4in barrel. new in the box unfired. but if push comes to shove and i could only keep one gun it would be either one of my 1911's or my hi-power
     
  9. dons2346

    dons2346 Well-Known Member

    Kinda partial to my Colt Python 4" myself
     
  10. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    1911A1, Jim Clark special! It's what I carry at all times!
     
  11. TheGunClinger

    TheGunClinger Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    The SP-101 is a fine weapon. I didnt like the grips that it came with so I bought some Hogue grips and what a difference! Feels good in my hand.
     
  12. RJay

    RJay Well-Known Member

    Feb 22, 2004
    Goodyear, Arizona
    If I had to live with but one hand gun it would be a .22 and in my case , a S&W Model 63. For all around every day use a .22 can't be beat. ( or perhaps my Model 18 ):eek:
     
  13. Les Baer Longslide. Problem is picking between 38 super, 45 acp or 10 MM.

    Could you make that 3 handguns?
     
  14. Terry_P

    Terry_P New Member

    Mar 23, 2008
    NH
    GP 100 4" Stainless. Built like a tank and a good compromise for hunting, woods walking and concealed carry.
     
    Last edited: May 4, 2010
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