the ruger is a great choice. kind of a pain when it comes time to take it apart and put back together for cleaning, but great other than that. i also very much like the browning buckmark.
Favorite range gun for the money - CZ 75B or STI Spartan V 9mm
Go-to carry setup - Walther PPS or PPQ in FIST kydex holster 1AK
Favorite semi-auto design - HK P7
"A Sig is like a lightsaber - not as clumsy or random as a Glock."