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    • DA

      39 2.60%
    • SA

      63 4.19%
    • DA/SA

      146 9.72%
    • Polymer

      126 8.39%
    • Semiauto

      229 15.25%
    • Revolver

      6 0.40%
    • Stainless

      110 7.32%
    • Blued

      75 4.99%
    • High Capacity

      161 10.72%
    • Single-Stack

      65 4.33%
    • 9mm

      100 6.66%
    • .45

      112 7.46%
    • .40

      47 3.13%
    • Manual Safety

      107 7.12%
    • Decocker

      116 7.72%
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    1. #41
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      Where's the 10mm???

      Went to vote but the 10mm wasn't listed as an option. Besides, the perfect gun is already out there. Glock 20

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      When I saw the thread title, my immediate thought was, "too late, Browning got there first."

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      Adding new post so I can edge up to that magic 100 number

      Having looked at the poll results, it looks like either a 1911, a SIG, or an FNP45 is first. Going down to 9mm, you all are describing a CZ-75B Stainless. I'll take one of each, please.


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      the way i read the data a 1911 is not in the running
      did I mis-read the data
      I got
      DA/SA / Semiauto / Polymer / Hi Cap / .45 / manual safety

      not sure what SIG it is cause i am not a SIG follower but it definitely is the
      new FNP45

    5. #45
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      Yeah, I ignored the frame material since steel/aluminum wasn't listed.

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      9mm
      single stack (8-9rds)
      DA/SA w/hammer <10lb DA, <4.5lb SA
      <20oz. empty
      <1.2" width
      3.5" barrel
      3 dot sights
      corrosion resistant finish or ss.
      safety or decocker doesn't matter

      Any such "animal" exist?

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      The perfect handgun would have to be LEFTHANDED!

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      I could easily design the perfect gun....however Glock beat me to it!

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      Quote Originally Posted by darksithlord View Post
      I could easily design the perfect gun....however Glock beat me to it!
      Yep, they deferred the issue to Springfield and they came up with the XD.

    11. #51
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      it has been a while since i looked at this very good poll and there have been more votes -
      leaders are now
      DA/SA / Semiauto / Polymer / Hi Cap / .45 / decocker

      now that the FNP-45 is shipping and have been seen in several stores - does anybody have any contacts that can indicate how quickly these are selling?

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      Since this is mostly thought of for a carry pistol, wouldn't a high cap 45 be about the worst thing possible to try and hide?

    13. #53
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      Phaser...

      Never jams.
      Shoots half a season without any maintenance.
      Stun or kill setting.
      Can be used to heat up a rock for life saving warmth.
      Can bore through pretty much anything.
      No recoil.
      Light enough that velcro counts as a holster.
      Stylish.
      Not everybody has one.

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      Really though...

      I like the same pull every time trigger like a DAO, Glock, or XD at about 5 pounds pull. I like 45ACP. I'd go single stack, with the slide no thicker than the grip. 6 shot mag, based on the size of my hand. Small but effective TFO type sights. No external safety. Polymer and black stainless. Fully supported, fully ramped barrel. 4 inch barrel that locks up at the rear like a Glock or XD. Probably the polygonal rifling like a Glock or Kahr P series.

      Crap, just give me a 4 inch Kahr P-45 with TFOs and a good trigger, and I'll be good for a while.

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      I'd like to see a Glock 19 with HK p30 finger grooves.

      OR S&W M&P 9mm that has similar dimensions of a G19 with HK P30 finger grooves and nice trigger with less play.


      point is.. g19 probably most perfect sized pistol, p30 has the most comfy finger grooves ive felt, and I like the hinged trigger of the M&P over Glocks side by side, M&P has a prettier slide imo.

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      Here's my perfect gun...


      (Photo from Ken Lunde)

      The Sig X5 Short (226 sized)

      Too bad it's probably going to well over $2K as it's probably a "Master Shop" gun.

    17. #57
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      I too like sigs

    18. #58
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      DA/SA 4.5-5 lb sa pull (and i want it smooth like sig's trigger pull, not that metal on metal spring stressing feeling in the trigger like my pps does, i hate that)
      carbon frame (light and strong)
      no safety
      sig or walther style brakedown lever/switch (no parts to lose, easy field stripping)
      single stack mag (thin for carry)
      night sights
      decocking lever
      slide catch with some good leverage (i hate catches that are really hard to push)
      thumb button mag release (i'm not a fan of the lower trigger guard lever)
      piccy rail is always good to have

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      Ideal Carry Gun For Me

      DA/SA
      Semi
      Polymer
      .357 Sig
      TruDot NS
      Double Stack
      Nitron Style Finish
      Manual 1911 Style Safety
      Ambi Controls
      Sub Compact
      3.5" Barrel

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      Well I think it would be an upgraded 1911 Commander. Round the end of the grip at the base of the main spring housing not like the Bob Tail but a smoother transition. Lower the tab on the safety leaver just a tad. Skeletonize it down for additional weight savings using alloys. Otherwise leave it alone as it is near perfect to begin with. It was designed to be the perfect fighting pistol and it has stood the test of time better than any other pistol period. I'd like to see a better guide rod laser that incorporates a grip switch for instant on. I guess I'm just old school.

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