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Metal perfection

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by youngAR, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. youngAR

    youngAR

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    I gotta say that I enjoy metal framed guns over polymer. I know there's some polymers that work, but the feel of steel just does it for me. In the pic is two of my duty guns, a Springfield GI that was worked by SACS, and a Ruger GP100. The P7 is new to me, through a trade and will be another duty gun. The STI is in 9mm and will be a duty gun soon.
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    Who prefers all metal handguns over polymer?
     
  2. bac1023

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    Very nice collection :cool:
     

  3. cowboy1964

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    For carry I'll take polymer. But steel has it's own charms that polymer can't compare with, for sure.
     
  4. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    A good holster and belt combo will make the weight issue a "non-issue".
     
  5. bsg1

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    nice group you've got there.
     
  6. Bill Keith

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    Hope you have a safe career. To each their own, but I do like the GP100:wavey:
     
  7. Sheepdog Scout

    Sheepdog Scout Behind you!

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    I agree. Though there are some excellent polymer guns like the Beretta PX4. But I too prefer metal over plastic.

    I've been carrying a Beretta 92 for over a year now. Either IWB or OWB, weight and concealibility isn't an issue.
     
  8. Bob Hafler

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    Very nice guns.
    I like polymer but find I'm slowly reverting back to steel pistols. I'm sure in a year or so I'll only have one or two poly pistols left.
     
  9. NEOH212

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    I'll second that! :wavey:

    The right holster makes all the difference in the world!

    +1 :thumbsup:
     
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    Very nice OP!
     
  11. bac1023

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    :agree:
     
  12. fnfalman

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    There's a big difference between carrying a Glock 17 and a Ruger SuperRedhawk. There's not a lot of difference between carrying a Glock 17 and a Lightweight Commander. If there is, then you're doing something wrong.
     
  13. Bruce M

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    Agreed
     
  14. 38 Super Fan

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    I just can't warm up to polymer pistols, don't own a single one.
     
  15. youngAR

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    I used to have many more pistols, some polymer and some metal. But I've whittled my collection down to guns that I'm accurate with, fit a role, and that is durable. I'll eventually add an M&P or HK to the safe. I agree with holster statement. If it wasn't for holsters, I'd look like Barney Fife.