Favorite platform

Discussion in 'General Handgun Discussion' started by SigArmored, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. SigArmored

    SigArmored New Member

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    What would be you're favorite platform to build off of and what caliber would you build it in if you had unlimited resources?
     
  2. kryptar19

    kryptar19 New Member

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    For a handgun? 1911 in 10mm

    Do all the work yourself using Ed Brown specs, can't go wrong.

    XS sights
    VZ grips
    Kimber mags
     

  3. sputnik1988

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    Getting ready to stir up some crap here but... Glock 21SF or a railed 1911, .45 of course. Both built the same, tall night sights and a threaded barrel to go with that suppressor.

    I lean more towards the 1911 just because of the number of aftermarket possibilities, and the small grip size.
     
  4. unclebear

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    I'm a revolver guy myself, I would use a taurus model 66 357 mag with a rail, a 7 inch barrel ported, and I would have a nice compact red dot on top most likely a bushnell.

    One things I've really wanted to do is a mosin revolver in 38 special with adjustable high vis sights, a better grip and have in single action only. Why? I like the gun, I like how different it is but I prefer 38 special because I can get more of it then the gas seal ammo it suppose to use.
     
  5. kryptar19

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    Good idea with the suppressor Sputnik...add that to mine.
     
  6. txpossum

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    A 1911, of course, but I'd like to play around with the 10mm, as I don't have one.
     
  7. JonM

    JonM Moderator

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    Xdm in 7.62 tokarev
     
  8. G30USMC

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  9. Bob Wright

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    Ruger Super Blackhawk frame. Maybe .38-40, 7 1/2" barrel

    Or Ruger Flat Top (Mid-size) .357 Magnum, 7 1/2" barrel.

    Bob Wright
     
  10. GLI45

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    I'd build off of an STI 2011 platform in .40 cal. A custom race gun for open division would be sweeeet!
     
  11. Axxe55

    Axxe55 The Apocalypse Is Coming.....

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    1911 platform is by far my favorite one. as for caliber, my favorite in that platform has to be the 45, and simply because that is all i have ever had them in. but my next one that i would like to modify and build will be in 38 Super, built strictly a fun range and target pistol. not going to be as concerned with reliability, but more for accuracy. just something i have wanted to do for a long time.
     
  12. Garadex

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    I like the one with a trigger and goes bang launching a projectile. (I haven't shot enough different guns to be able to choose a favorite)
     
  13. AR10

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    Glock all the way. I prefer my Glock fully loaded in a Serpa II holster with an addition of a trigger block safety. Reading the site www.glockleg.com, one can't be to careful. Lol

    While the chamber being empty, gives a simular result, it lowers the available rounds by 1, and is more difficult to present than removing the trigger block.

    Recently became a Glock certified armorer, and I am more impressed with the male tupperware that goes boom, than ever. They are built wonderfully, and make very long lasting sidearms. I have a G20 that is in its third decade, not one complaint.
     
  14. DeltaF

    DeltaF New Member

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    Favorite platform for WHAT!? I can't choose just ONE!!!
     
  15. DrumJunkie

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    A 10mm 1911 would be pretty cool. Though I think I'd start on a Fusion frame. I don't much care for Kimber ;)
     
  16. kryptar19

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    The only Kimber parts I would use would be their mags. They are the only 10mm 1911 mags I've used that are worth half a sh!t.

    Not sure what frame/slide I would use. Hmm???
     
  17. Texgunner

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    1911 or S&W revolver.
     
  18. SSGN_Doc

    SSGN_Doc Well-Known Member

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    Since you say ".. to build off of." Mine would be the 1911.

    I do like tinkering with Glocks, because the modular design makes them easy for some fun experimentation on my non-carry ones.
     
  19. hq357

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    I would do an ar-15 pistol and buy a nice sling for it with an aimpoint sight and some magazine couplers and maybe a magpul angled foregrip so ittl still be legal and a 100 round beta mag ;)
     
  20. Morgo

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    1911 in 9mm or .38 super. Would be a full race gun.

    I also like glocks for their simplicity and wide variety of parts. Having multiple top ends and no issues on one frame is handy.