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I feel like I'm a part of dying gun club, the guys that like the feeling or heft of a metal gun. The current market is flooded with polymer framed carry guns. There is still metal (steel... very rare, alloy/aluminum more common). I wonder how many actually still carry a metal framed gun. Not what's your favorite range toy made of, but what's the gun on your ankle, in the waistband, or shoulder holster made of.

Question:
What is the frame of your carry gun made of?

Choices:
Polymer/plastic
Metal/alloy
No clue

 
 
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Both. Generally a poly gun- a Glock for quite a long time and now a VP9SK but I do also have a P938 for when I need something smaller.
 
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Poly frame, typically my Walther PPS or Gen 2 Glock 19. Weight savings and ability to remain reliable with minimum lubrication are big advantages for me.


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Mine's alloy, but I would carry a plastic fantastic just as fast. Even a fairly light gun gets heavy if you are on your feet for long periods of time. (Albeit, I can use a better belt)


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Gen4 G17 for a while, recently got rid of it. ANOTHER Gen4 G19! I had several G19's through the years, PERFECT carry gun!
 
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1911, either steel-frame Government or alloy-frame CCO. Sometimes an alloy-frame S&W snub.

I don't think you'll garner many "I have no clue" votes among the membership here. Smile



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4513TSW. Aluminum frame and stainless steel slide. Hammered fired goodness in a good looking reliable package. Regards 18DAI




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1911 all steel.



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Glock 43 or 19.


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P938 or a P228. I'm working a Ruger LW Commander into the rotation. No polymer here.


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43 or p2000.
 
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I have 2 primary carry guns, a P320 compact 45 and an H&K 45C.
 
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Well that and some stainless steel.
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Polymer frame(s) here: G43 or G19, depending on weather and attire.
 
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I was using a Ruger LC9S Pro and recently replaced it with a Honor Guard for spring/summer carry. Winter I use a P320 SC grip module with compact slide.
 
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High tech, high impact, techno poly.......ahhh hell with it plastic. Smile.

Hammer fired HKs (P2000, P2000sk, P30 with a rare Walther PPS)

On very rare pocket occasions it would be an alloy or steel J-Frame.


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Uh, that polymer stuff.
 
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G27...pretty much sums it up Razz


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P250 .45 compact.


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You left out choice "Both". Wink






 
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