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#1 Dawes

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Posted 03 July 2019 - 1747 PM

Twelve choices - Is there a preferred brand?

 

https://www.thefirea...ce-new-handgun/


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Posted 03 July 2019 - 2253 PM

While the G17 or Sig 320 makes sense, political and favouritism will rear it's head.


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#3 Panzermann

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Posted 04 July 2019 - 0711 AM

While the G17 or Sig 320 makes sense, political and favouritism will rear it's head.

 

All the pistols in the list are going to be adequate for the job. I personally like the Steyr M9, because it fits my hand better than the Glock does. Also low bore axis really makes it shoot more comfortabel than the glock.

 

I hope it is Sauer & Sohn from germany that submitted the P320, SIG-Sauer USA has a spotty quality record as of late.

Interesting that CZ UB has submitted several different models.

 

 

Or you know, they could just overhaul their P226. Not much wrong wiht these and I doubt every swedish police officer is going to get issued an Aimpoint ACRO. As colin has said already, it will depend on the whole package deal and political machinations.


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Posted 04 July 2019 - 0844 AM

whatever gun will be chosen, it will have to be able to do this

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=MuCH5x98rxg


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#5 Panzermann

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Posted 04 July 2019 - 0900 AM

whatever gun will be chosen, it will have to be able to do this

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=MuCH5x98rxg

 

And here I thought I was the only one knowing Kopps! Really funny movie about small town cops. :)


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#6 Chris Werb

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Posted 04 July 2019 - 1040 AM

I was thinking more this:  https://www.youtube....h?v=nH_wgrH_rE0


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Posted 04 July 2019 - 1044 AM

What handgun is currently in use with the Swedish military?


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Posted 04 July 2019 - 1608 PM

What handgun is currently in use with the Swedish military?

 

Since 1988, we have used the Glock 17 and Glock 19.


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Posted 04 July 2019 - 1714 PM

 

What handgun is currently in use with the Swedish military?

 

Since 1988, we have used the Glock 17 and Glock 19.

 

 

Relatively early adopters thereof.


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Posted 04 July 2019 - 1728 PM

Whatever pistol is chosen it will need to be lighter that the Sig Sauer currently used. That is one of the complaints of the gun. I doubt that it will be the Glock17 since they earlier had a demand of a separate safety plus I think there was a demand that it should be able to decock it (I don't think you can do that on the Glock, right?)

 

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Posted 04 July 2019 - 1830 PM

Glock 17 can be ordered with a manual safety but not a decocker (IIRC).


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Posted 04 July 2019 - 1931 PM

Glock 17 can be ordered with a manual safety but not a decocker (IIRC).

 

A decocker wouldmake a glock inoperable, because it is always in a half-cocked state. But, yes manual safeties are a factory option.


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Posted 04 July 2019 - 2025 PM

Steyr M9A2 is very accurate for me.
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