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Old March 3, 2011, 12:43 PM   #26
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Mine is a police trade-in S&W Model 15 .38Spl revolver I picked up for about $265 including shipping and transfer.
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Old March 3, 2011, 12:49 PM   #27
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Well the title says it all. I'm looking to see what you consider your best purchase for the 250-350 range. Can either be a revolver or a semi. Used or New.
Title does not say it all. Are you asking what gun to buy with $250 to $350 or what is the best deal YOU have gotten at that price range?
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Old March 3, 2011, 01:00 PM   #28
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3rd gen S&W series
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Old March 3, 2011, 01:07 PM   #29
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Another vote for the Sigma.
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Old March 3, 2011, 01:39 PM   #30
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I like my S&W model 10, but any used smith or ruger would be good. A good semi auto would be a Makarov.
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Old March 3, 2011, 02:52 PM   #31
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Ruger P95dc

I have had a ruger P95 for around 8 years now. Very reliable. Very accurate. My new favorite from Ruger is the P345. I like the .45 round better.
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Old March 3, 2011, 03:42 PM   #32
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WVsig,
Nickel Beretta LNIB 84FS with box and 2 10 round mags OTD for under $300.

And where should he start looking for that price?
I've only seen used all black and plastic grips for that price and they where worn.
Might I suggest a Stoeger cougar 8000.
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Old March 3, 2011, 03:44 PM   #33
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Police trade-ins of any kindare going to be hard to beat.
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Old March 3, 2011, 03:58 PM   #34
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Well the title says it all. I'm looking to see what you consider your best purchase for the 250-350 range. Can either be a revolver or a semi. Used or New.
Title does not say it all. Are you asking what gun to buy with $250 to $350 or what is the best deal YOU have gotten at that price range?
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Old March 3, 2011, 04:00 PM   #35
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Probably the Sigma
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Old March 3, 2011, 07:45 PM   #36
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With a street price of $299 the Sigma in either 9mm or .40 is a very good deal.
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Old March 3, 2011, 07:47 PM   #37
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P95 or any Bersa.

Not sure where you live, but Cherokee Gun and Pawn in Canton, GA has NEW S&W 642s for $325.00!!
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Old March 3, 2011, 11:14 PM   #38
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Old March 4, 2011, 12:18 AM   #39
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Ruger P95 is available for @$330 in Arizona.
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Old March 4, 2011, 06:39 AM   #40
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I just picked up a Walther PPS 9mm lnib for $300.

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Old March 4, 2011, 07:53 AM   #41
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My best purchase was a Ruger P89, in that price range. Paid $299 for it 18 years ago. It was my first handgun.
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Old March 4, 2011, 08:41 AM   #42
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CZ-82. 9x18 Makarov. Available used (surplus) for right around $200 from a couple of sources, including J&G Sales in Arizona.
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Old March 4, 2011, 08:42 AM   #43
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CZ-82. Sigma

I got a Colt Oofficial Police once for $250.00, but I don't see them at that price often.
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Old March 4, 2011, 09:54 AM   #44
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NAA Black Widow. It can be had in .22LR or .22 Mag for about $250 new, and with both cylinders for under $300.

It's the smallest gun I can shoot well. A great training aid and plinker with .22LR or .22 Shorts. With the .22 Mag cylinder, it's a tiny CC weapon that can deliver the goods.
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Old March 5, 2011, 10:43 PM   #45
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seems the majority is ruger p series or sigma. almost time for a poll.
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Old March 6, 2011, 06:11 PM   #46
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we all don't seem to find the deals that zombie has been finding. but i would say some kind of police trade in revolver. or the makarov of course.
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Old March 6, 2011, 07:07 PM   #47
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Smith and Wesson Model 10
Ruger Service Six
Bulgarian Makarov
Other Eastern Bloc pistols
Some 3rd gen SW autos
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Old March 6, 2011, 09:11 PM   #48
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New I would go with the P95. I got my blued ruger P95 for under $300, I think it was $289 on sale a couple years ago. Like someone mentioned previously used pistols and police trade ins are great options too.
Like this S&W 5906 9mm (lot's of police used to use these, they're nice guns)
If you look you can find them cheap http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/Vie...Item=219144094
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Old March 7, 2011, 12:44 AM   #49
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CZ82 a good one for even less money....unless you do a refinsh and a grip and spring kit change too cuz then you would have the 250-350 invested
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Old March 7, 2011, 09:40 AM   #50
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Choices from my own experience and all bought for well below your price limit:

Tokarev (Norinco makes 'em in 9MM, too!)
Old Colt police revolver in .38 SPL
Makarov
An old S&W K-frame in .38 SPL
Feg PA-63
Star Mod 30

Personally, I like Toks and the Norinco Tok in 9MM is one killer pistol. It's target-gun accurate and it hasn't jammed on me once. For something more powerful, get a 7.62 pistol; Wolf makes a great 7.62 hollow point.

Colt:
These things are great shooters and seem to go cheaply. I picked up a good one for $250 this year.

Maks and K-frames:
They're great but I'll let others fill you in with the details.

FEG:
If you splurge $15 on a softer hammer spring and a stiffer recoil spring from Wolff, this becomes a great, easy-handling, very accurate gun. The DA pull becomes very pleasant. It also has never jammed on me.

Star Mod 30:
DA/SA, 9MM, built like a tank, accurate, easy to strip down and the mags hold 15 or 17 (Ramline's 17 round S&W 5900 series mags work in this gun!) Never a jam with this one, either. I see them in like-new condition on Gunbroker for $350. Mine cost $235, I think.

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