Well , after much research , the numbers keep coming up with the majority No.1 pick,! If only one gun , which..? Value.! Reliable.! Capacity.! Weight.! Ease of use. Minimal Maintenance..! Accessibility of parts.! 8 out of ten , The GLOCK 17........! Not my opinion , their,s..! Now , to do with rifles , the No. I come up with would favor the Marlin-25 , Long Rifle 22..!