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Need help which 9mm

I have looked and read about so many 9mm the past few days. I wasn't going to buy a 9mm, but I think it would be cost efficient for target shooting. A few I kept in mind..Taurus PT911/sw 3913/sw5906/sw910 I don't even want to get into all the Sigs I liked equipped with night sights/double action...Whats the best out there in your hands on expierence?

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 10:02 PM

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The best 9mm is

a Glock, hands down.

5 years 23 weeks ago, 10:18 PM

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samD is wrong

The best 9mm is the Glock, hands down.

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 11:06 PM

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The best 9mm is a Glock in skilled hands, when the chips are down. The same is true for the best 40 S&W, by the way.
[However, I do admire my little Para Carry9 for accuracy, compactness and ease of carry].

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 1:44 AM

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it's a Glock using a two handed weaver stance while shooting about 1000 rounds thru it at your favorite gun range.
Glock 19 or 26,hell get 'em both.

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 1:46 AM

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Sorry about that.

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 1:49 AM

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and spray and pray with the tilt,homeboy style,had a black shooting instructor,couldn't help but be ghetto.

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 1:55 AM

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Huh?

I don't get it.

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 2:09 AM

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i bet

seriously,when i was teaching shooting to Marines with the .45 it was one -handed.
when i shot PPC league i tried the isoscoles and weaver stance,settling on a modified weaver basically,but thats with the full draw from holster and punch out. i can do it better than i can explain it.

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 2:33 AM

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I call it the Universal Shooting Platform when training soldiers. It's a boxer's stance with a weapon added. You can use the same stance whether using empty hands, knives, handguns, longarms, just about any hand-held weapon.

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 6:22 AM

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Dollparts

The best 9mm is the one that fits in your hand. If you have a place that rents guns I would try a few to see which one you like best in your hands. You have to be comfort with the pistol in your hand.

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 11:23 AM

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Thanks I know that,but wanted peoples opinion on the best brand and why Ill start with the top 2.

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 9:30 AM

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9mm

The BEST 9mm is a Sig P226 or P229, but since you've already eliminated them... you can never go wrong with a trusty Glock

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 11:22 AM

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I didn't eliminate any...I like sigs, all seem to be equipped with nite sights and they are double action..

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 10:37 AM

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best 9mm.....

All the Glock talk is BS. Just shot a model Glock 17 9mm @ the range. Not bad. It was very smooth and somewhat accurate. Then I shot a new out of the box XD9mm. Also very smooth and well balanced. I was alot more accurate with the XD over the Glock. I personally do not like the pre form grip of the Glock or the angle of the grip. Price wise, the XD is less money plus it comes with holster,mag holder, and speed loader in a nice hard case. I also own a XDm40 and I am very satisfied with the Springfield Armory product.

5 years 23 weeks ago, 11:06 AM

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best 9mm

Wow no cz's? CZ Sp01's, such as the Shadow, tactical, standard or the polymer-framed Phantom, are probably one of the best 9mm handguns out there if not the best. CZ Sp01's have proven themselves in competitions like IPSC and IDPA by consistently topping their respective divisions. In the end of course, "it's still the indian and not the arrow", but you certainly would want the best arrow you can get your hands on. Hands down it's CZ Sp01.

5 years 23 weeks ago, 2:25 PM

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CZs? Seriously?

Look, you wanna know the best 9mm? For your purposes, any pistol is going to be fine. I've had Taurus, Ruger, Glock, Beretta, Springfield, all in 9mm, and one Auto Ordnance 1911 in .45. Every 9mm I've used so far has demonstrated decent to perfect reliability with the Beretta malfunctioning due to lack of lubrication, but this was after a few thousand rounds of not cleaning it. If you take care of your gun, your gun will take care of you. Find one that feels good in the hand and go to it. As for the CZ consistently topping their respective divisions, no they don't. Dave Sevigny has been stomping most all comers with his Glock 34 in production division, and the other divisions, from limited to open, are dominated by high-cap 1911's typically 2011 frames. The CZ has made a decent showing here and there, but nothing consistent.

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 7:54 AM

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Thank u for the advice.. I have heard mixed things about the cz as well like the casing hitting them in the face.

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 2:34 AM

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Well, I guess if you count that in the past 2 ipsc world shoot championships, (production division) cz sp01's dominated the top 5, you can call me serious. 4 out of the top 5 in the last world shoot used cz's. In the past 2 world shoots, Adam Tyc, a cz shooter, was no. 1. (production division) Anyway, as I've said it's still the indian and not the arrow in the end. I guess I just got carried away with the best 9mm question thing. I would have to qualify, that in production division, you can certainly say CZ sp01 is one of the best if not the best out there. Of course any of the OPEN guns out there would be better than any of the production division guns.

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Look, you wanna know the best 9mm? For your purposes, any pistol is going to be fine. I've had Taurus, Ruger, Glock, Beretta, Springfield, all in 9mm, and one Auto Ordnance 1911 in .45. Every 9mm I've used so far has demonstrated decent to perfect reliability with the Beretta malfunctioning due to lack of lubrication, but this was after a few thousand rounds of not cleaning it. If you take care of your gun, your gun will take care of you. Find one that feels good in the hand and go to it. As for the CZ consistently topping their respective divisions, no they don't. Dave Sevigny has been stomping most all comers with his Glock 34 in production division, and the other divisions, from limited to open, are dominated by high-cap 1911's typically 2011 frames. The CZ has made a decent showing here and there, but nothing consistent.

5 years 23 weeks ago, 3:42 PM

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Glock 19

The glock 19 gets my vote, but if you are new to shooting it may not be the gun for you! Go try some and see wich works best for you. If you go with a glock remember "Respect the Glock Trigger And The Glock Trigger Will Respect You"

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 7:55 AM

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How does the safety work on it I know it's in the trigger??? Is it a harder pull?? let me know I will try to come back in and read your reply though I will have to do it as a guest. They booted me..

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 7:57 AM

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Nevermind.. the guy below u answered that...

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 3:32 PM

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Manual safeties don't make up for lack of training and poor gunhandling abilities. While a long double action trigger may require a bit more effort to pull, the fact is that if you have your finger on the trigger and are moving around, you are at greater risk of an ND than if you keep your finger outside the trigger guard. I know of quite a few people who keep their safeties off when carrying DA/SA weapons like the Beretta 92. I don't understand this. They say they don't want to be fumbling with a safety when it's time to "do a Mozambique on the Perps", but I say TRAIN MORE. I can draw my Beretta and take the weapon off safe in one action (Yes, I've done it under stress, too). Same goes for the paddle safety of the older style Taurus PT92 and the 1911. Poor gunhandling skills will get rounds launched when you don't want them to regardless of what action type you use.

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I Agree 100%

But some people who are used to having that false sense of safety you get from a manual safety. You should always index your finger till you are ready to fire, but so people have a hard time remembering that. See it all the time a public ranges! Thats why a joined a private club, so I wouldn't be shoot by some novice shooter that can't handle their weopon properly.

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 3:57 PM

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just had abuddy

tell me how he didn't like the trigger on his new Glock 23 said it wasn't safe;
Do i take him to the range for some lessons?
or do i just buy the gun from him?
People that buy guns need to take a safety course,get familiar with their gun and practice.
I think my bud falls into the category of gun purchaser minus the training to go with it.

i'm gonna kick him in the nuts next time i see him,then i'll take him to the range

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 4:05 PM

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First buy the gun

Then take him and teach him to shoot! Tell him he can borrow the gun whenever he wants!

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 4:24 PM

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best 9mm i've shot?

springfielD XdM......AND I HAVE SHOT A gLOCK 19, AND I WILL TAKE THE XDm all day ....Then my Jericho 941!!!!!! Bow to Me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 7:58 PM

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I like the Beretta M9........BOW TO ME!!!!!!!!!!! nah dont bow im no king just a simple snake lol

5 years 23 weeks ago, 8:09 PM

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Best 9MM...I had a

Browning Hi Power years back, very smooth and accurate with zero malfunctions.

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 7:52 AM

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Thank you for all your

Thank you for all your replies I will try to read them I got blocked from here so you wasted your time...sorry about that .

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dollpartzz..whats up

who is blocking you??

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 8:29 AM

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they only way you get blocked is if you weigh more than 250 lbs.......how much do you weigh?????

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 11:25 AM

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Very funny...sorry but I'm not a fatty...

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Hey runawaygun loves 'em with real meat.

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yeah but

lean meat....too much grissle will kill ya

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finds out...lol

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amen sam

amen

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5 years 23 weeks ago, 4:13 PM

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I just make great lasagna and the skinny ones tend to turn chubby after a while of being with me. Well, chubby and crazy.

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Which 9MM

The Springfield XDM 9 is the best gun and best value for the money.
Beats the Glock by a mile.
the only thing is its full size.. If you need a smaller version for concelled carry you may want to get a small Springfield XD or check out the small glocks.
If you like the 1911 style check out the Kimber 9mm's or Springfields EMP 9mm. both very cool, very well made and light weight, but cost more than the polymer guns.
Good luck.

5 years 21 weeks ago, 3:47 PM

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I will concede that the XD is a more comfortable gun in the hand, but how exactly does it beat a Glock by a mile? I bet you're going to try to cite some "torture test" result to sustantiate your claim. I challenge anyone on this site to show me one verifiable example of a citizen putting their gun through "torture test" conditions in the course of a self-defense shoot.

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