Is the Browning Hi Power Good?
The Real Guns testers concluded that, “The Browning Hi-Power is the perfect pistol for anyone who likes the 1911 form, but wants a 9mm with greater magazine capacity, but not appreciably larger bulk. It is easy to shoot, easy to maintain and… (it’s) a significantly refined firearm.”
What is the most reliable pistol ever made?
Glock and More: 7 Most Reliable Striker-Fired Pistols
- CZ P10C.
- Glock 17/19.
- Heckler & Koch VP9.
- SIG Sauer P320.
- Smith & Wesson M&P.
- Walther P99.
- Walther PPQ.
When did the Browning Hi Power pistol come out?
Gun Reviews The Browning Hi-Power pistol, first produced in 1935, is one of the best combat pistols ever designed. Lightweight, accurate, with a comfortable grip angle and chambered in 9mm with a 13-round capacity magazine, the Hi-Power is still being used or has just recently replaced by military forces in over 50 countries worldwide.
What was the purpose of the Browning high power?
A FN Browning High Power, belonging to the Indonesian Marine Corps. The Browning Hi-Power was designed in response to a French military requirement for a new service pistol, the Grand Rendement (French for “high yield”), or alternatively Grande Puissance (literally “high power”).
Where are the Browning Superposed guns made at?
The Superposed and other special high grade firearms are still manufactured at the Browning Custom Shop as part of the John M. Browning Collection, in Herstal, Belgium. Guns at this facility are not really manufactured — they are meticulously crafted. And much of the work — a huge amount — is hand work.
Why was the Browning pistol called the Grande Puissance?
The French military, however, had a different idea of what the next generation of combat handguns would be, and in the 1920s embarked on a new pistol design called the Grande Puissance, which literally translated means “High Power”—hence one of the many names the pistol would be called.