Just one handgun?! For me it would be the S&W 686 4 inch. As long as I stay out of bear country it will take of the job.
Hey, have you ever shot Buffalo Bore 147 grain hard cast +P out of it? I carry a Glock 26 with that ammo in the hills, but I am getting warmed up to the idea of buying a 365 for all-around carry.
The G19 currently resides in 1st place with the G17 in 2nd.
I still want a hammer fired gun so Both would easily be replaced with an Hk P2000 in 9mm Da/Sa. Some quality training ... and a bunch of 124 gr. and some Ranger T Ammo. to fill the gap would get me to the DO ALL I need.
I don’t believe there is such a thing. The caliber I use for the street differs from the one I use for the woods. More appropriate perhaps is there a “do all” platform? In this case, it would be a Glock. G19 for the street. G29 for the woods.
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امّا شما مشخص خواهد شد كه با همه شما را ملاقات کنند
Mine is the Glock 19 as well, for sure.
No, haven't shot the Buffalo Bore; if i lived in Grizzly country, i certainly would. No real dangerous animals in the mountains around here. Perhaps people could be considered dangerous; maybe lion? My 365 is loaded with 124g Gold Dot, or Federal 124g HST. Have shot other 147g rounds; they worked fine.
Thanks for replying. I found a P365 yesterday and shot some of the Buffalo Bore today. Using a Labradar chronograph, I got a 10 shot average of 1010, high 1035, low 994, ES 40, SD 11.8. With the Glock 26 Gen 4 that I carry in the woods with that load, I previously got a 5 shot average of 1036, SD 5. (That was with a traditional chronograph with screens about 5 yards from the muzzle, so the velocity may be a little slower than true MV.) The load perforated and exited 8-1 gallon water jugs when fired from the Glock 26.
Because you mentioned 124 Gold Dots (assuming standard pressure), today I shot 10 out of the P365 and got an average of 1047, High 1073, low 1015, ES 58, SD 23, compared to 5 shot averages of 1076 out of a Glock 26 and 1033 out of a Glock 43 (both with the traditional chrono).
Wow! That is penetration.
SIG PRO in 357 SIG. ammo cost kept it from perfection.
God bless America...and no one else
My "do all" gun for 15 years was a P229/.40 (made in 1997)
However, after two successful sight swaps, SIG changed the cut on their sights and sight makers did too...now I can't get sights to fit properly.
Now my go-to is P320 or G19
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