Most accurate stock 9mm pistol?

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  1. Cole125

    Cole125 Silver Member

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    Yesterday at the range a friend and I were have a shooting contest at 25 yards. I was shooting my G19 and he was shooting his Sig P226 9mm. The best we could get with either pistols were 3-4 inch groups. :embarassed: :dunno:

    That made me wonder, what stock(non custom) 9mm pistol is the most accurate on the market? What in your experience has been the most accurate 9mm you have shot? :supergrin:
     
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    Either my Kimber Custom Target II or my M&P9 Pro. I have never put them side by side, but this thread has me thinking that a side by side test would be interesting.
     
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    Smith 952 may be close to the top
     
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    I would think it also depends on what ammo you're using. A premium hollow point would most likely be more accurate than Winchester white box FMJ.
     
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    I'm a little surprised at the P226, my old one was pretty darn good at 25 yards with any decent hollowpoint.

    Try a Sig P210 ($$$) or a good 1911 in 9mm. I had a Springer 9mm that was frickin' amazing at 25 yards (easily under 2" from a rest), but it was also frickin' unreliable.

    The S&W 952 is also top notch in the accuracy department, had one, hated the ergo's and the slide mounted, upside down safety.

    Now I shoot the all American 9mm, the .38 Super in a Baer (juuuuust right!)
     
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    What makes you think it's the pistol?? A pistol is only as accurate as the hand that holds it.
     
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    To take the human element out of it, a ransom rest should be used.
     
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    Loaded question. Like Tampa said, it depends on the shooter. Ammo also plays a role as well, but the gun probably plays the smallest role. Ask any exhibition shooter, and they will tell you experience with the gun will make you better.
     
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    Hello;

    H&K P7M8

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    Of course the shooter makes most of the difference, but that's normally not part of these discussions.

    A pistol's accuracy is based on ransom rest results. That's what manufacturers guarantees are based upon as well.
     
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    What he said in a lot less typing!! :wavey::wavey:
     
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    Here are my votes based on experience, but in no particular order.

    Benelli B76 and HK P7M8, due to a fixed barrel design and good trigger.


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    Sig P210, S&W 952, and Sig X-Five because they're just incredibly precise machines.


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    Sphinx and Pardini also make very accurate target 9mms.


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    The Walther P88 is certainly worthy of mention in the accuracy department. Its an amazing pistol.


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    3-4" offhand 25 yard groups from a combat styled (not target styled) handgun isn't bad shooting. I am not sure you should feel embarassed about that shooting.
     
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    I vote Pardini... just because I want one. So pretty.


    Ok, I really don't have much of an idea. I bet Pardini is up there though.

    Of the ones I've had experience with personally, I'd have to say the Springfield 1911 in 9mm I've shot. Nice gun.
     
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    Hello;

    Those are some nice looking pistols Bac, when are you ever going to give us a pic of you're ammo stash!

    :rofl:

    hardeyes
     
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    :agree:

    That is good shooting.
     
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