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Full-Size 9mm

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by ReyFufuRulesAll, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. ReyFufuRulesAll

    ReyFufuRulesAll Pantless Wonder

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    My next purchase will be a full-sized 9mm pistol. I want something that I can use for fun on the range, and that is fairly accurate and either absurdly comfortable or can be made so by way of Pachmayr. I would like to spend around $500, but I can go north of that if it's justified.


    I've fondled many Glocks, but have never liked how they fit my hands. That said, they are fun enough to shoot.

    For no reason at all, I seem to be something of a Walther fanboy. I've wanted a P99 since I first laid eyes on it. The PPQ fit my hands like a glove, but from what I've heard the recoil is a bit stiff.

    Shot a Smith, hated it. Not sure if it was just *that* gun though.

    Not well versed on Sigs or many other brands, and H&Ks / Brownings are well out of my price range.


    I currently LOVE my PPK/S with pachmayr grippers. :dunno:
     
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  2. 3000fps

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    Maybe an M&P9 pro series?
     

  3. Sammael

    Sammael Ich tu dir Weh.

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    Sig P226, hands down.

    Extremely accurate, absurdly comfortable, and supremely reliable.

    Can't ask for much more.
     
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  4. Hokiegrass

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    The PPQ and p99 will have the same recoil. I own the PPQ currently and have owned the p99. Both 9mm. All comes down to what trigger system you want. The PPQ is insanely fun to shoot though. Recoil isnt bad and besides its a 9mm, so it is virtually negligible, jmo...
     
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  5. collim1

    collim1 Shower Time!

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    http://www.summitgunbroker.com/226_9mm.html

    P226 or Beretta 92FS is my vote.
     
  6. ReyFufuRulesAll

    ReyFufuRulesAll Pantless Wonder

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    TSAX USAF Vet

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    For the $500 excluding the Glock and M&P, the XD ($425 to $475) is a nice gun, the XDm would be about $100 more






    :50cal:
     
  8. Javelin

    Javelin Got Glock? Silver Member

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    A little north of your $500 wish list but have you considered an Hk P30?

    :wavey:
     
  9. MinnesnowtaWild

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    Look into tracking down a new FNP-9. They are going for dirt cheap right now because of the new FNX series that is out. You can find them for $400 or so, and from what I can tell so far they are WELL worth the price. VERY nice pistols!
     
  10. collim1

    collim1 Shower Time!

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    Not sure of MSRP, but Academy sells them at $579 in my area. Can find used ones in good shape for $450.
     
  11. 12131

    12131 Monkeyboy CLM

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    Beretta 92FS/M9 - new can be had around your price range, $500+/-.
    Ruger P95 - new can be had for $300+/-.
    CZ 75/85 - new for $500+.
    Sig P226 - used, about $500+/- depending on condition.
     
  12. 1911ES

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    Take a look at CZ PO7, 75b, or even and XD ..... :thumbsup:
     
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  13. bac1023

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    CZ 75B or Beretta 92FS
     
  14. Nestor

    Nestor Lean & Mean

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    For the range gun Armalite AR 24 seems to be a good choice.
     
  15. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    I have the M&P Pro9. GREAT gun. :thumbsup:
     
  16. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    My next fullsize 9mm will be a CZ-75B. :cool:
     
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    TN.Frank Liberty or Death

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    The Retired Sarge "The Sarge"

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    Best of breed: HK P30 or P30L, followed by an old school German SIG 226. In polymer/striker fired the Walther PPQ. Bill
     
  19. oldnoob

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    At that price range. CZ75. I would go with SA model for the range fun.

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    Or Taurus 92 series.

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  20. Bruce M

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    A used P226 could probably be easily had for ~500. The M&P pro looks like it could be a good choice for the range, although I have never shot one. I am presuming it would be better than the regular M&P which is nice at the range. A used 5906 or maybe a bit better a 5906TSW probably could be had in the price range or a bit less. My choice for a full size 9mm range gun would be a 952. (well except for the price)