Top Ten Pistols Pt.1 of 2

Top Ten Pistols Pt.1 of 2

1. Glock 21

The Glock 21 is the top of our list because of reliably and its handling. 

PRO:  Strong, reliable, accurate, has a 13+1 round capacity, easy to take apart and clean.

CON: The 21 is a full size so someone with smaller hands might not have a good grip. It’s not the Ninja Glock. 

2. Browning M1911

The Browning 1911 has been around and proven itself time and time again. This is one of the most design copied guns on the market.  We also did a comparison between the 1911 and the Glock 21 here

PRO: uses a readily available ammo (.45 ACP), durable, time proven and reliable.

CON: 7+1 rounds, more work to disassemble.

3. FN Five-seveN

This weapon is chambered in the 5.7mm round and can hold 20+1 rounds. We post this third because of the 5.7 which the FN P90 is also chambered in letting the shooter carry one caliber for 2 weapons.

PRO: Relatively light weight, 20 round mag and accurate and low recoil.

CON: This 5.7mm is not a common round making the ammo to fire this gun more costly and harder to find. the cost of the gun is relatively high.

4. Magnum Research Desert Eagle Mark XIX
We couldn’t talk favorites without talking about the Desert Eagle. The Mark XIX can be chambered in .357MAG, .44 MAG and the .50 AE.

PRO: Accurate, good range for a pistol (200 meters)

CON: Ammo is costly and the weapon is larger making the weapon heavier, heavy recoil


It is very clear why the NINJA GLOCK is on our list. it can do anything. but for those who have not used or seen the NINJA GLOCK here are the PROS to the weapon.

PRO: Compact while still able to carry up to 1000 rounds per magazine, comes with spare ninja gear, the range is about 7 miles using the scope.

CONS: makes every other gun worthless. It embarrasses all other guns.

To view this remarkable weapon  in action see the video here.

Mateba Autorevolver

Mateba Autorevolver


Designer: Emilio Ghisoni
Designed: 1997
Weight: 2.96 lb. (1.35 kg)
Length: 275 mm (10.83 in)
Barrel length: 152 mm (6 in)
Cartridge: .357 Magnum, .44 Magnum, .454 Casull
Action: Recoil operated semi-automatic revolver
Cylinder: 6-Rounds

This weapon is an Italian made Semi-Auto revolver. This is not a double action pistol which the trigger pull causes the actions of re-cocking the weapon, turn the cylinder and fire the pistol.

The just like a normal semi auto pistol is causing the actions to happen from the spent gas moving the cylinder forward and cocking the weapon allowing for a much lighter trigger pull.

Ruger 77/357


Caliber: .357 Mag. (.38 special*)
Capacity: 5 round rotary magazine
Finish: Brushed Stainless
Barrel: 18.50″
Twist: 1:16″ RH
Overall Length: 38.50″
Weight: 5.50 lbs.

The Ruger  77/357 is chambered in .357 Magnum but will also chamber a .38 special.  Since the .357 and .38 have different length brass the .38 spl has room to move in the rotary magazine and occasionally the rim of the top round will get caught behind the round below  and causes what Ruger calls a “Rim lock”  jam. Ruger stated in a email they sent us saying “The incidence rate of this malfunction is fairly low, and varies by ammunition type.”

The gun was designed to shoot, and will shoot best, with 357 Magnum ammunition, but If you want to shoot .38 Special out of the 77/357 you can do so, but you cannot blame rifle  if it does not cycle perfectly.

We also asked why they chambered this rifle in the .357 mag and they stated that it is due to a response to to customers requests and is effective tool for hunting medium-sized game even in a heavy wooded area. The .357 mag round has an increase in bullet velocity when fired out of the 77/357 over a .357 mag revolver.

L-R .357 Magnum, .38 Special