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Old 12-03-2011, 08:23 PM   #31
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??? What does all this have to do with the OP's question??? C'mon guys, if ya wanna commiserate then PM each other, he asked a real question so lets help him out huh???

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??? What does all this have to do with the OP's question??? C'mon guys, if ya wanna commiserate then PM each other, he asked a real question so lets help him out huh???
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Hi. I'm looking to get my first pistol. I really don't know where to start. I know I want to use it for target shooting and for personal protection as well. Any suggestions? I've shot the beretta m9 before and loved it.
Actually, the M9 is a great gun, IMO.

Have you tried the M9A1?

It comes NIB with two extra 17 shot mags, and five

design improvements over the M9.
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Actually, the M9 is a great gun, IMO.

Have you tried the M9A1?

It comes NIB with two extra 17 shot mags, and five

design improvements over the M9.
I second this. And double it. Then multiply it by a hundred.
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I really appreciate all the suggestions. My wife and I are going to start touring all the local pawn shops and gun stores. Dhe is going to start going to Ladies Night at the nearest range.

I'm personally considering the Beretta M9A1 and a few hi-point pistols.

She hasn't decided what she wants yet, but wants a carry.

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I really appreciate all the suggestions. My wife and I are going to start touring all the local pawn shops and gun stores. Dhe is going to start going to Ladies Night at the nearest range.

I'm personally considering the Beretta M9A1 and a few hi-point pistols.

She hasn't decided what she wants yet, but wants a carry.
You mentioned hi-point i hi-ly recomend em specialy a 9mm for ur wife would be just fine. Working man price and well made pistols. just need a good oiling and they function fine. Ive got a .45 hi-point i realy treasure nice n all black peep sights lazer on the belly of the beast cant beat em specialy a winchester hollow point plowin thru a target/critter ahh adrenline rush
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I had a Hi Point compact 9. They are ugly, cheap and mine was accurate. Never had a ftf. Seemed like the dirtier it was, the better it shot. Traded it away, guess I got caught up in all the snobbery attached to its reputation. I would think it would be a good first purchase.

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Ive already made many comments about the Hi-point in many other threads. I stand behind it 110% (no pun intended). It eats anything I put through it. I can never bring myself to get rid of it. When I got bored with it.. I gave it to my wife. But still shoot it more then she does (I also gave her a Taurus PT111 pro). If worse came to worse.. you can hit someone with it lie a brick, and if it breaks.. send it to the company for a free repair. They will also send you a free extra mag for your "inconvenience" and some ghost ring sights. If they cant fix it..they replace it.

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