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Old 06-15-2012, 01:10 AM   #1
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What is a good quality semi auto hand gun,in your opinion, that runs under $300.00??

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Old 06-15-2012, 01:25 AM   #2
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To do what?

Now that Smith and Wesson have their M&P pistols you can sometimes find the metal framed ones used for right around $300.

Makarovs are good shooters for fun.

Ruger autos might be able to be found in a pawn shop or in a used gun case in a gun shop. But probably not under 300 bucks.

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Old 06-15-2012, 01:38 AM   #3
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S&W Sigmas are good quality pistols for around 300

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S&W Sigmas are good quality pistols for around 300
Agreed for around $300 Sigma gets my vote
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Everyone shud own a Makarov at least once

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Just buy a Sigma and be done with it. The more you dilly dally around the higher the price will be near election time.

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$300 will go farther if you look for a quality used gun. What caliber, size and weight are you talking? CCW?

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Makarov would definitely be a good choice for your budget. As would the Polish P-64 and it's much less than $300. Really that doesn't buy much of a gun these days in terms of finesse and looks. It should get you something that will reliably go bang every time though. So if you need something for defense and need it quickly, then try a Makarov or P-64. If you're just wanting to buy another gun for the collection, I'd recommend saving a little longer.

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If new, Sigma is it. It has a hard trigger for safety but you can handle it. I had 700 rounds of mixed ammo through my 9VE without a hitch. Quite reliable.

If you go used check this site for references.

http://www.best9mm.com/

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I'd imagine this gun ($294, free S&H) is hard to beat for a new $300 centerfire.

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