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Old 03-08-2013, 20:42   #1
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.45=1911 9mm=???

So, if the 1911 is the .45 gun of choice (not to everyone but for this post you know what I mean) and will be known for the .45 gun for ever and ever. Then what is the equivalent for 9mm???

I'm kind of deciding what to get for my next $500-1000 dollar investment in a gun and want to take my time deciding as I buy a gun to keep basically forever. I could see buying a 1911 but like the idea of cheaper ammo and still want to investigate the 9mm avenue. I already have a glock 23 (.40 S&w) and do not want another glock. Its a great gun so far (500 rounds deep so far) but I want something different to play with than an identical gun in another caliber.

So anyone feel free to let me know what you think?
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Old 03-08-2013, 20:45   #2
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When I think of M1911, I think of .38 Super and not any other caliber.

When I think of 9mm, the first thing that pops in my mind is a SIG Sauer P225.
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Old 03-08-2013, 20:46   #3
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Browing/FN Hi-power or Cz75
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Old 03-08-2013, 21:12   #4
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Browning Hi-Power is the classic 9mm.

Just get an old one.....the new ones are not so good.
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Old 03-08-2013, 21:18   #5
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The 9mm "Luger"! The round was invented for it.

If going modern, the other choice not stated above is the Beretta 92.

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Old 03-08-2013, 21:20   #6
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I would get a Sig P226 ...Its the wondernine of 9 mms!
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Old 03-08-2013, 21:22   #7
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I know you dont want another Glock but when I think of 9mm I think of a G-17. No brainer
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Old 03-08-2013, 21:30   #8
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Another vote for Browning Hi-Power


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The Luger. It was released in 1897-1901 based on region. Many people are not aware it was based on a American design. The Browning was a much later design and is much closer to the "modern" handgun designs
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Old 03-08-2013, 21:44   #11
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That's why the Hi-Power is the classic.

The Luger is simply another category of weapon.....apples and oranges.
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Old 03-08-2013, 21:52   #12
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Browing/FN Hi-power or Cz75
Couldn't have said it better.
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Old 03-08-2013, 22:08   #13
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Old 03-08-2013, 22:10   #14
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Beretta M9, CZ75, or the Sig 226 would be my recommendations. They all have a different feel to the grip, I'd handle a few and see what feels good in your hands. They have all proven to be outstanding service 9's.
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If it was me, I'd get the P226! But I think the answer to your question is the hi power.
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Old 03-08-2013, 23:26   #16
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When I think...

9mm: Glock 17 Gen 2, Beretta 92, P226, P239, P225

.40: USP Compact

.357 SIG: P229

.45: 1911, USP .45

10mm: Glock 20

Yeah. I don't have a lot of imagination on this topic.
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When I thought of 9mm, I thought of the term "wonder 9". Than Browning Hi Power comes to mind.
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The Browning Hi-Power for sure

There are some other classics like the S&W 39 and Sig P225, but I don't think they are even close to the HP.
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Old 03-09-2013, 05:08   #19
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I think the Browning HP is synonymous with 9mm history at least that's what us "old timers" remember. Back to the future from here and some will probably say Glock 17.
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