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Top 10 handguns of the 20th Cent.?

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by Eric, Jul 26, 2002.

  1. Eric

    Eric G&G Newbie

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    I just read an article that listed the top ten handguns of the 20th century. Tell me if you agree with this list, I don't:

    1. Colt Police Positive Special
    2. Smith & Wesson Hand Ejector
    3. 1911A1
    4. Mark VI Webley
    5. TT33 Tokarev
    6. Browning Hi-Power
    7. Walther P-38
    8. CZ 75
    9. Beretta Model 92
    10. Glock 17
     
  2. Big Dog

    Big Dog Retired IT Dinosaur Wrangler Forum Contributor

    My choices:
    1. 1911A1
    2. Colt Police Positive Special
    3. Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum
    4. AMT Automag
    5. Luger
    6. Browning Hi-Power
    7. Walther PPK
    8. Thompson-Center Contender
    9. Ruger Blackhawk
    10. Ruger Mk. I/II
     

  3. Logansdad

    Logansdad Guest

    double action revolvers (Smith & Wesson, Colt), Luger, 1911A1, Walther PPK, Browning Hi Power, Glock
     
  4. Let's play the poor people's advocate--P 89 DC.
     
  5. NRAJOE

    NRAJOE YOU TALKIN' TO ME!? Forum Contributor

    Stainless P95DC....
     
  6. FireStar

    FireStar G&G Newbie

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    1.) FireStar M40 in .40 S&W
     
  7. Eric

    Eric G&G Newbie

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    I think the 1911 is such an important pistol in the 20th century that it should get two votes: The 1911 and the 1911A1.
     
  8. 1. Colt 1911
    2. Browning Hi Power
    3. Walther P 38
    4. Ruger Mark I
    5. Luger
    6. Walther PPK
    7.Colt Python
    8. S&W 29
    9. Sig 210
    10.S&W Model 10
     
  9. NRAJOE

    NRAJOE YOU TALKIN' TO ME!? Forum Contributor

    S&W model 19 too...
     
  10. jerry

    jerry Since 2002 Forum Contributor

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    My $.02 worth. Not in order
    1, 1911/A1 clones, varients etc.
    2, Colt Single action army; Frontier/Peacemaker & 20 or so varients
    3, Fabrique Nationale/Browning 9mm GP35 "High Power"
    4, Walther PPK pistol
    5, S&W Model 10/64 (64 SST Version)
    6, Mauser Model 1896 Self loading pistol
    7, Glock
    8, H&K USP
    9, Sig P220
    10, Beretta 92
     
  11. FWIW
    1911 and clones
    S&W N frames (M27/28, 29, 57, 58)
    Colt Python
    Ruger Blackhawk/Super B'hawk
    Ruger Redhawk
    Ruger P series pistols
    H&K P9S
    Glocks
    TC Contender
    Ruger MkI/II