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Posted: 9/6/2003 10:38:04 PM EDT
I saw this topic on Glock Talk a while back and was stunned at the responses. I am curious as too your opinions. BTW the most reliable in my experience has been with Sig's.
Link Posted: 9/6/2003 11:40:09 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/6/2003 11:40:26 PM EDT by yobo]
From my humble collection of pistols Sigs (P225, P228 and P220), H&K (1xP7M8 and 1xP7M13), Glocks (2xG17, G19 and G26) and Berettas (3x93FS) are among the most reliable pistols. It would be very hard to rate these pistols because they had so little failures of any kind but I would say:

Beretta (most reliable)
Glock (pretty damn close)
H&K
Sig
Link Posted: 9/6/2003 11:45:31 PM EDT
most reliable handgun? A revolver, wont fail to feed, and fail to fire is an easy fix, and unless your reloading a failure to eject isnt a problem.
Link Posted: 9/6/2003 11:48:26 PM EDT
... Quite possibly this one. Can you tell me what it is?


Link Posted: 9/7/2003 12:57:57 AM EDT
never shot one but I'm guessing the HK Mark23
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 12:58:59 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Winston_Wolf:
... Quite possibly this one. Can you tell me what it is?





Ruger in 454 short?

hehe
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 4:21:03 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/7/2003 4:21:26 AM EDT by bear3351]
Glocks all the way, they has never failed me, (have 5 of them) with 14 rounds, I feel pretty.

Link Posted: 9/7/2003 6:03:11 AM EDT
Another revolver vote. I can't say that one make would be better than another but I have shot an awful lot of very, very old Smiths that still function just fine.

If pushed to pick just one model from one maker I'd pick the S&W Model 10.
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 7:47:52 AM EDT

Originally Posted By tivoli410:

Originally Posted By Winston_Wolf:
... Quite possibly this one. Can you tell me what it is?





Ruger in 454 short?

hehe




... You are somewhat correct sir, and I'm gonna be the first person in Arizona to buthcer one up have one like it too.
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 9:12:41 AM EDT
The one you have when you need it
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 1:23:30 PM EDT
revolver...Ruger GP100
semi-auto..Springfield 1911-A1
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 4:10:14 PM EDT
Any revolver made by Ruger.
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 4:12:55 PM EDT
Anything man made can break. Even the best manufacturers turn out the occassional lemon. Even the most reliable gun can be improperly maintained or fed inappropriate ammo.

Buy quality
learn your gun
maintain it
Link Posted: 9/8/2003 12:53:26 PM EDT
Thomson Center Contender/Encore...

You want it loaded? You place the cartridge in the chamber.

You want it cocked? You pull the hammer back.

You want it unloaded? You pull the cartridge out.

What's to fail? It may be a little slower to the second shot than the previous selections, But, I bet more reliable than all of them.

P.S. Any quality revolver with coil springs is a close second.

Kent

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