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List Rules Handguns with chambers that are integral with the barrel only

List of pistol brands that include the most reliable models available. The best pistol brands include those from major manufacturers including Beretta, Colt Defense, Detonics USA and more.

When distinguished as a subset of handguns, a pistol is a handgun with a chamber that is integral with the barrel, such as a pepperbox revolver - as opposed to a standard (single-barrel) revolver, wherein the chamber is separate from the barrel as a revolving cylinder. The most common types of pistols are the single shot, revolving chamber and semi-automatic. Other types include: multi-barreled, pepperbox, harmonica pistol, semi-automatic, machine pistol and target shooting.

So what are the top pistol brands? Users looking for new pistols will want to research a variety of different brands to find the one that best suits their needs, based on quality, features and design.
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1,627 524
SIG Sauer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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1,262 559
Glock pistol is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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1,027 443
Smith and Wesson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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852 351
Springfield Armory, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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795 338
Beretta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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597 258
Colt Defense is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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409 152
CZ is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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519 279
Walther arms is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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493 269
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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374 214
FN Herstal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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444 307
Kimber is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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233 115
Colt Firearms is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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254 211
Browning Arms Company is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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214 205
Wilson Combat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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165 196
Dan Wesson Firearms is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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167 235
Rock Island Armory is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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134 222
Mauser is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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116 199
STI International is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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93 158
Canik is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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108 198
Thompson Center Arms is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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125 237
Kahr Arms is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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111 229
Bersa is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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87 188
Para-Ordinance P-14 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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73 186
Bond Derringer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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55 182
Harrington and Richardson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pistol Brands