Good all metal handguns - Page 2
Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Handguns > Semi-Auto Handguns > Good all metal handguns

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-14-2013, 01:51 PM   #11
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
gvw3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: North West Suburbs of Chicago
Posts: 142
Liked 32 Times on 23 Posts
Likes Given: 28

Default

You can't go wrong with the Beretta 92. You can buy mags from 10 round to 30. 9 mil is cheap or was when you could buy it.

__________________

Criminals advocate stronger gun laws to foster a safer work environment. This limits their exposure to risk.

gvw3 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2013, 01:58 PM   #12
Moderator
FTF_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
JonM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Rochester WI,Rochester WI
Posts: 18,079
Liked 6018 Times on 3152 Posts
Likes Given: 431

Default

Cz75 or beretta92fs

__________________

"Gun control: The theory that a woman found dead in an alley, raped and strangled with her panty hose, is somehow morally superior to a woman explaining to police how her attacker got that fatal bullet wound." — L. Neil Smith

The problem with being stupid is you cannot simply decide to stop doing dumb things...

JonM is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2013, 02:02 PM   #13
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
sweeper22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 2,469
Liked 269 Times on 211 Posts
Likes Given: 36

Default

CZ 75- Probably best fits all of your criteria, although a brand new model is likely to eclipse that $500 mark. But you can come close. There are also many clones of this gun that can be had at very good prices. The EAA Witness is one of the better CZ clones you'll see, and they are available at your price point. And if he was determined to stay under $500, the Witness is exactly where I would begin my research.

BHP clones- (FM Argentine, Arcus, etc)...good $300-500 guns.

Sig P226- Excellent used can be found around $600.

Beretta 92- It's a bit of a polarizing gun, because it's massively overbuilt...in other words, it's just way bulkier than it needs to be. But it's a good gun, and that extra material can be beneficial to shooters with larger hands.


My CZ 75b and BHP. Probably have $1000 (total) into the pair:

[IMG][/IMG]

__________________
"The Future is Unwritten"
sweeper22 is offline  
sparky80 Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2013, 02:50 PM   #14
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
beastmode986's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: California
Posts: 967
Liked 158 Times on 111 Posts
Likes Given: 171

Default

I told him to get a 92 and now hes saying he does not want to spend more than 300-350. Im trying to get him to go the extra mile because last night he said 500$

__________________

Last edited by beastmode986; 03-14-2013 at 03:00 PM.
beastmode986 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2013, 03:17 PM   #15
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Garadex's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Kalifornia
Posts: 1,267
Liked 225 Times on 176 Posts
Likes Given: 228

Default

CZ75B and in my opinion it looks pretty dang cook.

__________________

I'm gonna stop you right there, you just said an AR-15 is a high-powered rifle. It is obvious you don't know anything about guns and I shall ignore anything you say from this point on.

Garadex is offline  
DrumJunkie Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2013, 03:30 PM   #16
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Pendleton, 29670,South Carolina
Posts: 2,586
Liked 1275 Times on 736 Posts
Likes Given: 1937

Default

He can get a Stoeger 8000 "Cougar" for about $399. The 9mm would be good, because it is a reasonable defensive caliber, ammo is pretty cheap and abundent, and with a 7" OAL, it would be pretty easy to carry and to maneuver in a defensive situation. The rotating barrel lockup gives them good accuracy.

__________________
AIKIJUTSU is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2013, 04:07 PM   #17
FAA licensed bugsmasher
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
ScottA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Davenport,IA
Posts: 6,990
Liked 2337 Times on 1258 Posts
Likes Given: 843

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by beastmode986 View Post
I told him to get a 92 and now hes saying he does not want to spend more than 300-350. Im trying to get him to go the extra mile because last night he said 500$
Be careful on the budget. If he keeps dropping the price, he'll be in junk gun territory soon. You do not want to rely on those at all.
__________________

Scott

Quote:
If you're not representing Jesus in a way that makes people want to hang out with you, you're doing it wrong.
Quote:
Those who refuse to participate in politics shall be governed by their inferiors. -Plato
Join the NRA
ScottA is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2013, 04:14 PM   #18
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 820
Liked 156 Times on 115 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

I would seriously look at a hi power clone, not sure of the price on those but I shot one last week and I was amazingly accurate with it. I want one so bad. Remind your dad that this gun will probably last longer than he will so it is a good investment and better to save up for something nicer.

__________________
95sniper is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2013, 05:03 PM   #19
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Overkill0084's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Weber County, Utah
Posts: 4,557
Liked 3099 Times on 1553 Posts
Likes Given: 383

Default

CZ 75 Series.
.22? order a Kadet kit for it.

Edit:
Missed the price drop post. $300 to $350 is going to be a challenge, especially with the way things are right now. Even such guns as the Stoeger Cougar & the EAA Witness are $400+ these days (new.)
He's in the used market with those numbers.
How about a well worn pawn shop revolver?

__________________
Cheers,
Greg
MSgt, USAF, Retired
NRA Life Member

Liberals are constantly telling us about the poor and oppressed in this country. With that in mind, why do they feel the need to keep importing poor people from other countries?

Last edited by Overkill0084; 03-14-2013 at 05:25 PM.
Overkill0084 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2013, 05:07 PM   #20
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 820
Liked 156 Times on 115 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ScottA View Post

Be careful on the budget. If he keeps dropping the price, he'll be in junk gun territory soon. You do not want to rely on those at all.
I agree with scott...
__________________
95sniper is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Metal to use? GunsmithCat Gunsmithing Forum 13 01-09-2013 02:16 AM
looking for all metal gun 9x 17, 18, or 19 Poof38 Semi-Auto Handguns 10 05-16-2011 12:37 AM
Which is better 12 Hair Metal cpttango30 The Club House 10 02-04-2011 07:57 AM
Metal Checkering and gooose Engraving & Refinishing 5 12-10-2010 03:30 AM
No.4 mk1 metal finish flyingbrickracing Curio & Relic Discussion 12 12-15-2009 10:17 PM