Opinions on a handgun.

Discussion in 'Weapons and Tactics' started by Scrody, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. danny_171

    danny_171 Blue Belt

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    Maybe it's just me, but I think that Spartan looks like ass. And the Mil-Spec has typically gone for around $650 or so, so the two are very similarly priced. Might as well go with the Springfield.

    Also, the SA GI Model goes for $600, and it's almost the exact same gun as the Mil-Spec.
     
  2. Ralff

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    Yeah the finish is just basic parkerizing and it isn't very pretty to look at. Other than that, it has awesome sights, a very good trigger, and smooth action. To top it off it's also extremely accurate.

    I had a $1300 Kimber before, and I would trade the Kimber for the Spartan in a heartbeat. Unless it was only for looks. The Kimber was very pretty.
     
  3. snake_vato

    snake_vato Green Belt

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    Yeah Kimbers ain't cheap man, that and their QC has been going down the hole. If you're going the 1911 route def look at Springers and STIs :)

    Good man the S&W is nice!

    Canada fails in this sense =\


    Also a good choice
     
  4. sethk

    sethk Sho ho ho nuff

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    Why not? :icon_chee
     
  5. that1guy1980

    that1guy1980 Purple Belt

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    Because they have extensive safety features that novices may not be comfortable with
     
  6. Protectandserve

    Protectandserve Black Belt

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    What is your experience shooting these? Find a range and shoot each as much as you can. A 686, 1911 and XDM all function vastly different from each other.

    My advice is not to dump a ton of money on your first handgun until you have some experience shooting under your belt. Dropping almost a grand on a Kimber is not smart.

    Shoot them all before you decide on what to buy. Then invest in training and range time with whatever you get.

    9mm will definitely do the job.
     
  7. RerouteToRemain

    RerouteToRemain Silver Belt

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    Why did a 7 year old thread get bumped.
     
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  8. Gregolian

    Gregolian .45 ACP Platinum Member

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  9. RerouteToRemain

    RerouteToRemain Silver Belt

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  10. Protectandserve

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    Ha-ha I didn't even see that it was a zombie thread due to posting from my cell.

    Straight necromancy.
     
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  11. Chesten_Hesten

    Chesten_Hesten The Wiener of Steel

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  13. Chesten_Hesten

    Chesten_Hesten The Wiener of Steel

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  14. Hankooks

    Hankooks Stronger than you. Double Yellow Card Yellow Card Banned

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    So what did the op decide on? Anybody in touch with him still?
     
  15. Chesten_Hesten

    Chesten_Hesten The Wiener of Steel

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    I think he ended up with a Hi Point master blaster:

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  16. Gregolian

    Gregolian .45 ACP Platinum Member

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    So, he ended up throwing the gun at someone?
     
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  17. Chesten_Hesten

    Chesten_Hesten The Wiener of Steel

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  18. VitorReem

    VitorReem Geralt of Rivia

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    ew
     
  19. VitorReem

    VitorReem Geralt of Rivia

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    For handguns I only buy:


    Glock
    Beretta
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    Sig
     
  20. Cubo de Sangre

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    No CZ?

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