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Old 02-26-2012, 06:27 PM   #31
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Just curious where are you at that you have a 30 day wait between handguns? I live in Illinois where some of the most restrictive gun laws are and I just purchased a xdm40 compact, a 1911, an sp101 and an ar15 at one time.. just a 3 day wait on handguns and 1 day wait on the rifle.
california has this law for handguns only,you can buy as many long guns as you want though.
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Just curious where are you at that you have a 30 day wait between handguns? I live in Illinois where some of the most restrictive gun laws are and I just purchased a xdm40 compact, a 1911, an sp101 and an ar15 at one time.. just a 3 day wait on handguns and 1 day wait on the rifle.
West by God Virginia has this law for handguns only. For the most part WV is very gun friendly but they have that law still in place for some reason. Virginia just repealed the same law they had in place for a while so I look for WV to do the same some time within the next few years I hope.
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Old 02-27-2012, 04:25 PM   #33
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I live in Philadelphia PA with instant background checks I can walk in pick out a firearm and walk out with it the same day.
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I live in Philadelphia PA with instant background checks I can walk in pick out a firearm and walk out with it the same day.
Yea so can I you just have to wait 30 days between handgun purchases.
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I can buy one in ky walk down the street, and buy another, repeat.
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Maybe late, but
my choice would be
a S&W M&P for SD/CC
and a Ruger MarkIII for target shooting.
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Yea so can I you just have to wait 30 days between handgun purchases.
Of course but there is no initial wait
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Or buy 1 nice pistol
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I'm going to agree with someone off of the first page, if it's not too late.

Ruger LC9 (or similar...KelTec PF9, for example) and a RIA 1911. I'd get the 1911 in the proper caliber, but if you're looking for cheaper shootin' then don't let anyone talk you out of a 9mm. I have a 9mm 1911 and put 3x the amount of rounds through it compared to my buddy who's got it in .45ACP for about the same price and MY wrist doesn't hurt at the end of the day. Plus, since I'm not hesitating over the recoil I am much more accurate with mine!
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Old 02-28-2012, 04:41 PM   #40
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It's not too late I'm going Friday. I think Ive got my choices down to a s&w m&p 9c or glock 19. Then after my 30 day waiting period I will hopefully have saved up enough additional cash to purchase a Springfield 1911 GI model... Preferably in stainless. Or if they have what I want I might get the 1911 first if I can't help myself
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