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#5767879 - 05/31/15 06:57 PM 9mm Pistol
R. Johnson Offline

Registered: 11/25/09
Posts: 100
Loc: League City - Hunt in Mills Co...
If I was gonna buy just one 9mm pistol, which one would y'all buy??? Looking for an all around pistol. Carry and accuracy at the range. What do y'all think???? Glock?

#5767899 - 05/31/15 07:11 PM Re: 9mm Pistol [Re: R. Johnson]
bo323 Offline

Registered: 09/24/11
Posts: 887
Loc: Snyder, tx
Glock, s&w, Springfield will all work. I would look at a compact. It will be a compromise of accuracy and ease of carry. However open carry just passed so a full size would be easy to carry as well. A subcompact would be easier to conceal but harder to shoot accurately.

Edited by bo323 (05/31/15 07:11 PM)

#5767908 - 05/31/15 07:17 PM Re: 9mm Pistol [Re: R. Johnson]
jeff1383 Offline

Registered: 05/19/11
Posts: 873
Loc: Frisco
1911/2011 9mm

#5767914 - 05/31/15 07:19 PM Re: 9mm Pistol [Re: R. Johnson]
Grizz Online   content
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Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 7173
Loc: Granbury, TX
Hard to beat a Glock 19.

#5767917 - 05/31/15 07:22 PM Re: 9mm Pistol [Re: R. Johnson]
kmon1 Offline

Registered: 09/27/06
Posts: 22902
Loc: Texas
XDm fits my hand lots better than the Glock so I shoot it better.

Go somewhere that rents different ones and try them.
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#5767935 - 05/31/15 07:30 PM Re: 9mm Pistol [Re: R. Johnson]
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Registered: 09/23/06
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glock 19 plain jane and boring but wont regret it
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#5767942 - 05/31/15 07:34 PM Re: 9mm Pistol [Re: R. Johnson]
Poke81 Offline

Registered: 09/22/13
Posts: 543
Loc: Granbury TX
Whatever Glock fits your hands. 17,19,26,43,35(maybe 34 I do not remember which is 9mm)

Tons of 1911's coming to market in 9mm. Get a 38 super barrel fitted and have a double caliber handgun.

#5768072 - 05/31/15 09:13 PM Re: 9mm Pistol [Re: R. Johnson]
Zonker Offline
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Registered: 12/03/10
Posts: 263
Loc: Denton
I am a fan of Beretta. The 92-FS compact or the Cougar are my first choice for carry and are also good at the range.

#5768121 - 05/31/15 09:49 PM Re: 9mm Pistol [Re: R. Johnson]
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Registered: 11/06/11
Posts: 2371
Loc: Royse City, TX
XD if you're on a budget. Sig 239 if you're not.

#5768150 - 05/31/15 10:21 PM Re: 9mm Pistol [Re: R. Johnson]
bluelund79 Offline

Registered: 04/10/12
Posts: 751
Loc: Ft. Knox, KY
I recommend the G19 for an all around polygon 9mm. Otherwise a 9mm 1911 in a steel gun single stack or Beretta 92 for a double stack steel gun

#5768157 - 05/31/15 10:28 PM Re: 9mm Pistol [Re: jeff1383]
Tactical Cowboy Offline
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Registered: 08/23/11
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Originally Posted By: jeff1383
1911/2011 9mm

The secret to a long life is to try not to shorten it

Powder coated cast bullets available.

#5768189 - 05/31/15 11:33 PM Re: 9mm Pistol [Re: R. Johnson]
Bullfrog Offline
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Registered: 01/21/11
Posts: 10801
Loc: N-Bedford
Accuracy at the range-M9 or maybe another beretta.

Otherwise Glock wins every time for me.

#5768208 - 06/01/15 01:32 AM Re: 9mm Pistol [Re: R. Johnson]
Colt W. Knight Offline
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Registered: 03/22/11
Posts: 2094
Loc: West Virginia
I to want a dedicated 9mm, but can't decide what. So many good ones available. Seriously considering a cz75, browning high power, Sig 226, and all the modern polymers. I have full size pistols, and a subcompact 380, so maybe something in between in size. IDK, can't decide.

#5768243 - 06/01/15 05:59 AM Re: 9mm Pistol [Re: R. Johnson]
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Registered: 11/06/11
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Loc: Royse City, TX
Some of you guys really have a different definition of a carry pistol than I do. Even with open carry being allowed, it would be obscenely annoying to carry around something as big as a 1911 or some of the other larger full-size pistols being suggested. I still think the Sig P239 is the best combination of size and shootability I've ever seen.

#5768357 - 06/01/15 08:24 AM Re: 9mm Pistol [Re: R. Johnson]
Korean Redneck Offline

Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 2522
Loc: Houston
I carry a glock 26 when I do carry anything. Before hat it was a Glock 19. Both are comfortable.

I feel like the better question to ask is what NOT to carry.

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