<h2></h2><i>Star Trek didn't make the cut...seriously?</i> <br><br> Many handgun owners are big fans of science fiction. I'm not sure why this is, but the fact that the characters in the books and movies get to play with a lot of cool hardware -- even before you add in futuristic weapons -- has to be a big draw. <br><br> Seeing as this is a blog for <i><a href="http://www.handguns.com" target="_new">Handguns</a> </i>, I have to restrict myself from going on a nerdy fanboy rant about the <a href="http://www.tk560.com/studioprops/studioprops-Images/29.jpg" target="_new">Colonial Marines' M41A pulse rifle</a> from <i>Aliens</i>, or the ultimate sci-fi multi-tool, the <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ey3g6BmuTI" target="_new">lightsaber</a> (it's a knife, a welder, a wound cauterizer, a bullet deflector!). That said, when I sat down to try and figure out what my five favorite sci-fi handguns were, the choices were a bit overwhelming. <br><br> You'll find nothing from <i>Star Trek</i> in my list, not because I'm not a fan, but because there are so many generations of the phaser that narrowing it down to one was more work than I wanted to take on. I love the recent <i>Battlestar Galactica</i> series, but their pistols were simply very lightly decorated <a href="http://www.fnhusa.com/le/products/firearms/family.asp?fid=FNF003&gid=" target="_new">FN Five-Sevens</a>. Malcolm Reynolds' pistol from <i>Firefly/Serenity</i> is a great signature piece, but it looks like an amped up single-action revolver (it was built on a <a href="http://www.taurususa.com/product-details.cfm?id=318&category=Pistol" target="_new">Taurus Model 85</a>), and I'm just not a big fan of single-action revolvers. <br><br> I'm sure many of you will disagree with some or all of my choices, but here are my picks for the 5 best Sci-Fi Handguns...
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The 5 Best Sci-Fi Handgunsby | February 7th, 2012 22
GALLERY: The 5 Best Sci-Fi Handguns
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