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

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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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1,517 486
SIG Sauer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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1,182 525
Glock pistol is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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967 411
Smith and Wesson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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796 318
Springfield Armory, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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750 318
Beretta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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568 237
Colt Defense is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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364 138
CZ is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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487 252
Walther arms is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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460 252
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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350 199
FN Herstal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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408 293
Kimber is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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205 103
Colt Firearms is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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241 198
Browning Arms Company is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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200 196
Wilson Combat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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155 182
Dan Wesson Firearms is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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153 227
Rock Island Armory is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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130 209
Mauser is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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103 188
STI International is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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103 191
Thompson Center Arms is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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118 226
Kahr Arms is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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82 152
Canik is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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103 218
Bersa is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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84 179
Para-Ordinance P-14 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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70 178
Bond Derringer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pistol Brands

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2 10
Armscor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pistol Brands
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