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Old April 18, 2014, 08:11 PM   #26
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I'd hold off on that one for a while. The real world buzz on this brand new gun has not been good, to this point.
I have seen this "buzz" as well .....

Maybe a first time buyer might do well to avoid being an "early adopter" ....

The Ruger sR9c is a well proven platform, and well within the OP's budget.
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Old April 18, 2014, 10:13 PM   #27
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A good S&W or Colt 357 or 38, you won't go wrong.
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Old April 23, 2014, 08:53 PM   #28
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Saw two MP Shields in the gun store last week. $419 was the price. Don't own one, but I did get to shoot one. Fine little weapon for range or carry.

Glock 26..used..great carry gun. Add G19 mag and Xgrip sleeve and you now have a fun range gun with a full sized grip... IMO.
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Old April 24, 2014, 10:11 PM   #29
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what?
no love for the RIA 45?

also I have the Armscor mapp1 9mm and its a great under 400 dollar gun
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Old April 25, 2014, 01:24 PM   #30
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http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/?p=1

sig 2022 for 389
sig 229 for 499
and a few other pistols in your price range.
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Old May 2, 2014, 10:35 AM   #31
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Walther PPX
Smith and Wesson MP
Glock
XD
CZ

Take your pick, use the leftover for ammo.
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Old May 2, 2014, 11:22 AM   #32
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Take a look at what CDNN Investments has on their website. There should be plenty of options that are within your budget, one I saw the other day was a Sig 220 (45acp) for less than $500. That wasn't the only good deal on there.
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Old May 2, 2014, 01:47 PM   #33
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cz75 p-01 9mm, Glock 19, S&W 6906, Ruger sr9c. You got plenty of choices at that price if considering used as well. Almost forgot, Sig SP2022, used p225.
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Old May 5, 2014, 10:28 AM   #34
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One semi-auto?

Everybody needs at least one 1911, even if it's not what you would carry. If I were thinking SHTF or defense, I might go with a Glock, but otherwise I love the 1911.
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Old May 7, 2014, 09:37 PM   #35
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Plenty of new options within your budget. I can echo what a few of the gentleman above said about the Remington R-51....I have not heard good things.

We sell the Ruger SR9 and SR40 for $400.00 for example. Smith & Wesson SD9VE and SD40VE $315.00

That's just a few examples, but you may be pleasantly surprised by the number of reliable firearms you can find within your price range.
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