Poll: If you could choose your combat sidearm.

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    Poll: If you could choose your combat sidearm.

    I often wondered that if I had to go to war now and could pick my own sidearm, which would it be. Thought I would ask others to make their own choices so we can see what would be the popular gun out of a small sample of guns that are often mentioned as possible military issued guns. So vote and give your reason in a reply to this post. I have seen individual posts about which gun should be our official military sidearm but do not recall a national poll.
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    None of the above. I would choose a Ruger P-95 with +p rounds.

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    Out of the choices posted I chose the Glock 17. Normally I would have chosen a Glock 21, but that not being an option I went with another favorite of mine. As I get older though, I am looking at the G17 in a different light. Time will catch all of us, sooner or later, and recoil can become an issue for some.
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    If I had to go to war with any of the choices given I'd want the Glock 17 for its simplicity of function, its ease of maintenance in the field, and its dependability.

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    I also went with the G17.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OutWestSystems View Post
    None of the above. I would choose a Ruger P-95 with +p rounds.
    Got any Glocks? I'll trade ya.
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    What I carry now have have used in the army---Sig P228
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    I choose the HK45. This gun has been proven in battle, and if that's where I'm heading I want a .45 on my hip.
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    Cz duty 09 20+ 1 would want the capacity

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    Colt 1911 for me................

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    None of the above - five-seven all the way. I want to at least have a chance to get through the enemy's body armor.
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    Mine would be the gl17 so far as the choices.I'm more use to the glock,more than the others.That said,the one i would use,that wasn't on it,is the full size M&P 40,i bought a few yrs back.Nothing wrong with the one's on the list,as far as i know.I've never shot an HK thou.

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    Glock 17 for magazine capacity and reliability and shootibility, I would actually prefer a glock 21 but was not given that choice.

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    FNH FNX-45 Tactical.
    I carry a gun, because a Cop is too heavy.

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    Real combat a Colt 45. It works don't fix it.

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