Let us look at the below list of top 10 Most Popular best selling handguns in The World in 2016 and 2017. This might sound a little bit chauvinistic, but almost every member of the male kind has had many fantasies about guns and ammunitions and of course owning one someday. A movie cannot do without a gun in the picture most of the times, and an action movie’s backbone is the gunfire!
A gun as we know can be both a dream as well as a nightmare when it comes out into the reality instead of staying inside the movie screens. Almost every kind of terrorism and counter-terrorism is accompanied with guns and in contrast to earlier times, ‘muscle power’ has no relevance now in front of a gun. Guns were the tool of victory for the colonizers and a reason for the slow extinction of sword fighting.
Yes, sword wielders had their charisma, but this list is for all those who were always fascinated by the gun-slinging cowboys! So the top 10 best selling handguns in the world are,
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- 10. FN Herstal FNX 9 (Net Price: $649.99)
- 9. The 4th Gen Glock 17 (Net Price: $569.99)
- 8. Walther P99 AS610 (Net Price: $495.99)
- 7. The Taurus PT92 (Net Price: $375)
- 6. Beretta 92FS (Net Price: $ 649.99)
- 5. SIG Sauer P226 (Net Price: $ 775)
- 4. Baby Eagle II BE9915R (Net Price: $ 656.00)
- 3. The Springfield XD m 4.5 (Net Price: $549.99)
- 2. EAA Witness Elite Match (Net Price: $538.51)
- 1. The CZ-75 SP 01(Net Price: $680.00)
List of the world’s top 10 most popular and best selling handguns in 2016-2017
10. FN Herstal FNX 9 (Net Price: $649.99)
Made by FN- “The World’s most battle proven firearms”, this is a product of America. It has a 4″ long barrel and has a weight of 21.9 ounces, and it feeds on round box magazines. Reviews say that it has a superior grip and is very durable. It is semi-automatic and polymer framed. It sports a safety lock as well as a much needed loaded chamber indicator on the right side. Many variants are still being released in the FNX series.
9. The 4th Gen Glock 17 (Net Price: $569.99)
Also American, it is made by the famous GLOCK USA. The generation 4 version is the latest one released in the market. It has a weight of 25.06 ounces and has a barrel that is 4.48′ long. The gamers who were once addicted to Project IGI would know exactly how it feels to hold the excellent Glock pistol in your hand but sadly in a very ‘virtual’ hand. The company boasts to have given a very real world design to this Generation 4 pistol. It is also available in MOS configuration.
8. Walther P99 AS610 (Net Price: $495.99)
A brand very much made famous by James Bond, the P99 is considered to be the best handgun for a new age Bond! With a weight of 24 ounces and sporting a 4″ barrel, this is truly Germany’s pride. It has a feed system of 15 round magazines and has an excellent polymer frame which provides the user with an awesome grip. It is a replacement for the P5 and P88 variants and is an excellent semi automatic pistol.
7. The Taurus PT92 (Net Price: $375)
This Brazilian gun weighs at 34 ounces and has a barrel of 5″. It is affordable and comes with a very good build. It specializes in both single and double action features. This pistol has a drop hammer forged ordnance grade alloy frame that won’t crack or allow the slide to come off. It has a beautiful blue tinge to its steel.
6. Beretta 92FS (Net Price: $ 649.99)
Made in the Mafioso’s country, this Italian pistol would have well suited Godfather’s very own hand! Beretta is very popular in the market and has a 4.9″ long barrel and weighs at 33.3 ounces. It has a long range of fifty yards and is very much used by the law enforcement forces. It is considered the sidearm of the U.S military and allied forces world over. It also sports a double/single action feature.
5. SIG Sauer P226 (Net Price: $ 775)
Although very similar to the Beretta M9, this gun has a higher capacity and is famous for its compact structure. It is a service type pistol and is in service with various military and law enforcement organizations. It is made by Switzerland’s home company SIG which is now known as Swiss arms.
4. Baby Eagle II BE9915R (Net Price: $ 656.00)
Another flashback to the desert eagle from Project IGI! It has a weight of 41.6 ounces and has a really heavy weight. The gun is good to hold, durable and very expensive and precisely due to the last characteristic, it is used mainly by professionals. The grip design is very comfortable and is liked by shooters worldwide. It is available in both steel and polymer frame variants. It also has an attractive matte finish to its body.
3. The Springfield XD m 4.5 (Net Price: $549.99)
It has all the best features a shooter looks for always. This gun has a 4.5 polymer frame with a weight of 29 ounces and 4.5″ long barrel. It nestles perfectly in your hand, and there is a perfect ease in acquiring your target. It feels natural and uses the same perfect grip angle as Browning’s 1911.
2. EAA Witness Elite Match (Net Price: $538.51)
It is quite heavy as it weighs 40 ounces and has a 4.75″ barrel. It is used by only premium shooters as it is of very high quality. Shooters say using this gun is like taking a beautiful sports car out for a drive. It has a large frame and a fully adjustable sight. It is one of the safest guns to use because of the safety measures which come with the system of this gun.
1. The CZ-75 SP 01(Net Price: $680.00)
Weighing at 39 ounces and sporting a 4.7-inch long barrel, this gun is the best in the market presently. The gun’s range is exceptionally powerful and is a dream for every shooter. It has an extended beavertail to protect the shooter’s hand as well as enhancing the grip. It boasts of providing rapid target acquisition and transition to its user. It is used by many security forces waging war against terrorism and has exceptional accuracy and superior handling characteristics.
This list might imbibe a sick feeling in the readers, but if you keep in mind that humanity is the language that should be employed to speak and not the barrel of the gun, you will see the brighter side of having guns in this world. It is not only for initiating terror attacks but also for curbing it.