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Old May 14, 2013, 08:20 AM   #1
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Ruger P95

I've got an opportunity to purchase one of these in very good condition for $225 from a friend if mine. It's got around 250 rounds out of it.

Can I go wrong at this price? My dad has one, seems like a decent gun... I would just plan on carrying it while on the farm and on hunting trips.

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Old May 14, 2013, 08:31 AM   #2
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Old May 14, 2013, 08:32 AM   #3
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Jeeeeeeez, why would you ask us?! Go get it and post pictures here so we can celebrate.
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Old May 14, 2013, 10:18 AM   #4
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I figured it was a pretty good deal, buddies wife doesn't care for guns and I guess he has three 9's so he wanted to dump it...

I'm not huge into pistols, just got a 1911, but with all the crazies running around these days I feel better carrying.
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Old May 14, 2013, 11:26 AM   #5
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P95 is a good gun. Just too bulky for CC IMO. Also mine FTE if it was limp wristed. I didn't have FTE problems myself, but wife, daughter, and buddy couldn't shoot a whole mag w/o a FTE. I don't care for poly framed guns myself, but this is a good one and especially for that price. Jump on it.
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Old May 14, 2013, 12:24 PM   #6
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That's a nice gun to shoot, with a hint of nostalgia too. Congrats. I'm happy you got it. Let us know how she does at the range!
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Old May 14, 2013, 02:54 PM   #7
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p95 DC

I purchased one with 3 magazines and it is great. It was somewhat slippery after cleaning it and puttig oil on the frame but cured that with a Hogue rubber grip. It also softened the recoil and cured the slipping I was getting. The single action trigger makes for great recovery with a following shot. I will never get rid of mine. The double spring makes for wonderful recoil and loading of the first round. I think it is harder to load a PPK first round than my P95.
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Old May 14, 2013, 02:58 PM   #8
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I've got an opportunity to purchase one of these in very good condition for $225 from a friend if mine. It's got around 250 rounds out of it.

Can I go wrong at this price? My dad has one, seems like a decent gun... I would just plan on carrying it while on the farm and on hunting trips.

Thanks
Sounds perfect for your use.
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Old May 14, 2013, 04:13 PM   #9
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Very good price on a very good, reliable gun.
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Old May 15, 2013, 01:01 AM   #10
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That deal is even better given its a decock only version. I'll give you $226.00 for it today only
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Old May 16, 2013, 05:29 AM   #11
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Making me miss my P95. I traded her in on my Glock as the G26 is a better gun for CC than a P95.

If you haven't already bought it...GO DO IT! You will not regret it! I bought my P95 TWICE! That's right...when I bought her new...traded her in on a hunting rifle. Missed her and went and re-bought her.
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Old May 16, 2013, 06:21 AM   #12
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Congrats. That gun is a bit big for carry, but it is a great gun and you got a great price on it.
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Old May 16, 2013, 07:31 AM   #13
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I have one of the old p85,s These are one of the best buys for the money out there. They are built like a tank and will run forever with very little attention. Cant go wrong with the p series.
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Old May 16, 2013, 08:01 AM   #14
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Ruger P95

Thanks. I got it last night, haven't fired it yet.


I don't intend to CC, it'll be open carries on the farm... If it does get CC when I'm hunting it'll just go under my coat on a hip holster, don't intend to carry something that big in warmer months.

Thanks again.
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Old May 18, 2013, 09:59 PM   #15
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I have one of the old p85,s These are one of the best buys for the money out there. They are built like a tank and will run forever with very little attention. Cant go wrong with the p series.
I feel the same way about my P89. Great gun to teach the kids with too. Very safe. A set of Houge grips makes all the difference in the world.
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Old May 18, 2013, 10:07 PM   #16
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Great gun. They are heavy which helps when shooting but on the farm it'd be great. You did great.
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Old May 18, 2013, 11:24 PM   #17
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Good solid piece of iron and steady shooter. Would make a good car/truck gun. Yeah, I'd buy it at that price, hell I'd buy two...
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Old May 19, 2013, 09:47 PM   #18
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Old May 19, 2013, 10:26 PM   #19
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I bought mine new for a real good price and figured I would shoot it until I shot the barrel out of it. I shot it a lot for a while, but haven't touched it for maybe a year now. Seems like I am working on wearing my Kimber 1911 out first.

For that price you just can't go wrong. I am a Ruger freak, so I am a little biased.
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Old May 20, 2013, 11:13 AM   #20
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Ruger P95

Well I took it out to the farm Saturday and fired about 50 rounds... It shot flawlessly. I found out the history of the gun, it was purchased by a guy for his wife as a night stand gun... Doesn't appear to have seen much use.

By the serial number it reflects that it was manufactured in 96' if I'm interpreting it correctly. I ran some slow fire "accuracy" rounds through it and it seemed to be zeroed. Then I ran 2 full mags through it rapid fire to see if I could get it to hiccup. Nothing, worked flawlessly. I'm kind of glad I have it now, I used to carry my Kimber around on the farm and its really gotten beat up over the years. Kind of a shame.
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Old May 20, 2013, 01:34 PM   #21
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funny thing is its probably even more dependable than your high dollar Kimber.
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Old May 20, 2013, 01:53 PM   #22
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funny thing is its probably even more dependable than your high dollar Kimber.
Maybe, but its no Kimber .... Well it's no 1911...

Ive got close to 8-900 rounds down the Kimber, never had any FTF or FTE... That thing is smooth as butter.
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Old May 20, 2013, 04:35 PM   #23
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Happy to hear.
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Old May 20, 2013, 08:19 PM   #24
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I've always wanted a P95. They are very reliable and robust handguns. Great reliability and quality for the price.

Congrats and enjoy it!
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Old May 21, 2013, 09:44 AM   #25
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Congrats! That's a steal....literally. I bought a new in box not too terribly long ago and it was $329 for the stainless. The one you have is over $100 cheaper and still practically new. They make great guns for your intended purpose. Very durable and reliable. Enjoy it.
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