Support BladeForums! Paid memberships don't see ads! In the world of handguns, polymer-framed pistols have really grown by leaps and bounds in popularity and reliability. Now anytime someone asks about what sort of gun they should get, a Glock is always among recommendations. But for the sake of a little fun, what would folks suggest for range use, defensive use, and other purposes, if polymer simply wasn't an option? What would be getting discussed if Glocks, Springfield XDs, Kel-Tecs, and various FN models simply didn't exist in this day and age? Where would we be with steel and aluminum framed handguns? What would be getting recommended, and what would be getting carried?