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Old 05-18-2008, 08:16 PM   #11
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What was your 1st handgun you ever owned and how did that experience manifest what you shoot today??

My 1st was a Full size brushed chrome .40S&W baby eagle that weighs a ton, but shoots straight as hell.

I now prefer the SA over DA that my 1911's offer. (think it has to do with the same pull/poundage every shot) Plus ive never held a gun that felt as if it were a part of my hand right out the box. I prefer an aluminium frame, but have owned both. Unlike other things in life(cars, electronics) I prefer american arms to their foreign counterparts as we make them very well. Im also young(29), but oldschool in thought as I have not crossed over into the world of synthetic/polymer pieces as of yet. Although I have shot many and in the market for a Sig/Hk .(Might catch some flack, But I hate GLOCK!!!!!) Look forward to conversing with you all and contributing to this site.....Harry
Sig p228 .40sw and I agree with you 100% I own plenty of h&k's and one sig they can't be beat don't like gooks either
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Old 05-25-2008, 07:29 PM   #12
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I had access to my Father's 1911 and S&W Chiefs Special in my early years. I guess you could say that I came to view those guns as mine, or at the very least, ours. The very first gun that I bought and paid for with my hard earned money was a Colt Python, blue 4". In a moment of youthful stupidity I traded that gun away.
Dad, still has his 1911 and S&W, and I have several also. I always check out the used revolvers when I go into the gun store, I may never get that Python back, but I will get one, and then the family will be reunited.

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My first handgun was a Smith and Wesson Model 17 K22 masterpiece with a 8 3/8" barrel target trigger and target hammer and microclick adjustable sights. This pistol was dead nuts accurate and was as smooth as a greesed pig at the county fair.

Right now i do not own a revolver but I soon will replace that smith with the same exact pistol. I have a love of all types of pistols and weould love to own many different types versions and finishes.

There are very few pistols I would not like to have sitting in the safe. Just the cheap junk and the Desert Eagle.

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Old 05-31-2008, 07:41 AM   #14
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my first was a walther ppk/s in .380. my two current favorites are my .357 s&w and my sig p226. personally i am more comforable with revolvers, even though i have 3 semi autos compared to my 2 revolvers. i just love the reliability of a revolver. when i get my ccw next year, i am looking into more revolvers than semi-autos to carry, though i will carry both depending on the day.

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