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Old 02-05-2013, 12:36 AM   #1
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I'm looking for a centerfire handgun. Specifications are: under $400, range of at least 20 yards and capable of taking down anything from an intruder to a coyote or deer
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Old 02-05-2013, 12:42 AM   #2
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You're about 2 month too late. Most of the firearms dealers have raised their prices, and if you did find one, there would be no ammo to feed it. I checked at Academy and what they had was too big for conceal carry, or there was no ammo for it. I try to be pro active, rather than re active. Good luck on your search. Oh, I did see some revolvers that were reasonably priced, and by the way..they are fairly accurate...or as accurate as you are..
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Taking down is on you and your accuracy. At 20 yards you want a longer barrel. Is go with a full size 1911 in 45acp. Sarco has a few...

http://www.e-sarcoinc.com/pistols-2.aspx
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357 Revolver. I saw Bud's had a Ruger GP-100 for $385... when it was in stock.
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I am a good shot, IMHO. 95% of the time I hit exactly where I want, the other 5% is usually rushing through rounds. Without being self-conceited I believe I could do the takedown.
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Is the Arcus-94 a decent gun? I saw it in the link posted above for a very decent price and read a review saying it was a deal for the price. Any comments on this??

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Are you sure it's "arco"?
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Lol it is arcus I made a typo and went back and fixed it my bad guys
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I think that is one of the Hi-Power clones. I picked one up at a gun show once. I didn't really care for the feel.
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This will be a temporary throw around gun until I have the money for a better handgun, which I have not started looking for yet. Will be a year or so before I can get a better one
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