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Old November 11, 2017, 01:32 PM   #51
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You really can't go wrong with a Beretta Jetfire (950bs). They are just classic Italian design in a durable, still easy to find package.

Be patient, they pop up fairly regularly. As a frame of reference, I just picked up a NIB Beretta 950bs EL model factory complete for $400. A used standard model should go for no more than $300 tops and that should be almost NIB.

Good luck in your search - the hunting is as much fun as the "kill" in looking for out of print guns...
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Old November 11, 2017, 06:17 PM   #52
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Don't know much about them, but there is also this.

https://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/...N+25+NAA+DAO+6
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Old November 11, 2017, 10:04 PM   #53
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The NAA Guardian is not a .25 acp. It's .25 NAA-which is the .32 acp necked down to .25. The gun is the same size as the NAA .380.
The NAA Guardian .32 is much smaller- but they are extremely heavy.
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Old November 11, 2017, 11:08 PM   #54
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I missed the nice PSP clone I gave up after I bought my LCP .380, so when I came across a pretty little Bauer, well below market price, I snapped it up. The previous owner was up front about disclosing that the little gun jammed frequently and priced it accordingly. I quickly determined that the cheap aftermarket magazine was the likely culprit. Buy factory Bauer, PSP or, preferably Browning mags. Yes, they cost twice as much, but they work.
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Old November 12, 2017, 06:26 AM   #55
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Since this is a place to post “I have a—” let me throw the Star CO (mentioned earlier) or the Star CK. The CO is a beautifully machined all steel pistol and the ones I have are concealable and reliable, the CK is aluminum framed and nicer ergonomically with the CO upper assembly making it lighter and more modern looking. Both pistols can be found if a diligent search is made. The CK was imported in much smaller numbers than the CO.
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Old November 12, 2017, 09:16 AM   #56
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Thanks for the recent posts. I've given up on the 25 for the time being. If the stars align someday I'll end up with another. I'm working on procuring one of the NAA 32's to get my mouse gun fix and have acquired some reloading supplies also. The 25 naa looks interesting. If I could easily get brass for it in the future it'll probably end up in my collecting as well.
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Old November 12, 2017, 07:33 PM   #57
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Bill DeShivs The NAA Guardian is not a .25 acp. It's .25 NAA-which is the .32 acp necked down to .25. The gun is the same size as the NAA .380.
the 25 NAA is the same size as the NAA 32 acp Guardian, not the .380
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Old November 12, 2017, 09:48 PM   #58
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Well....

I prefer .22 LR just because of the ammo cost you will shoot it all the time.

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Old November 13, 2017, 02:13 AM   #59
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Heyjoe- you are correct!
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Old November 13, 2017, 11:06 AM   #60
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I'm very happy with my Taurus 25-PLY,,,

That's the polymer version of the older PT-25.



I purchased 500 rounds of ammo when I bought the pistol,,,
I've fired over 300 rounds and not one mishap.

I've read and been told that the polymer version of the gun,,,
Is much more reliable than the previous metal version.

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Old November 13, 2017, 12:06 PM   #61
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I've been looking for one of them as well to handle. Can't seem to find any new. Is Taurus still making them?
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Old November 14, 2017, 12:08 PM   #62
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Hello Kwik2010,,,

I just looked at the Taurus website,,,
It's shown as an "archived item"

I guess they have been discontinued,,,
Even Buds Gun Shop doesn't have any of them.

I'm sure glad I got mine when I did,,,
It's simply a delightful little shooter.

The .22 PLY feels exactly the same as the .25,,,
Academy Sports in my home town carries the 22-PLY.

And before someone asks,,,
Mine ain't for sale.

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Old November 14, 2017, 02:34 PM   #63
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Haha I wouldn't dream of asking. I'll come across one someday in the used section somewhere.
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