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Old 06-17-2011, 12:00 PM   #21
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Old 06-17-2011, 01:19 PM   #22
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Apologies to the OP for drifting. I've removed my subscription to this thread.

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Another vote for 22LR for starters.

Eventually you'll find something

you really prefer, but for now,

the 22LR gives you cheap ammo,

a great starting gun, and something you

and others can enjoy at the range together.

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Another vote for a good quality 22 LR..

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I was new to shooting several months ago. My dad and I took a gun class together and for the firing part the instructor gave me a 9mm Glock 19. After the class, we have been going back to the range about once a week and renting different types of guns each time. I strongly recommend trying out different types like this if you can until you find something that feels great for you. I was completely surprised with what I ended up loving and buying.

The more experienced members had very good points (as usual) about also considering things like whether you want to use this as a defense gun as well.

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Just to give you some idea, I've got .45s, 44s,9mms,

7.62s a-plenty, and shotguns.

But I'm taking my 22s to the range next couple of outings

just for target practice and the sheer fun...

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