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Old 12-06-2012, 01:57 AM   #31
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Since I only have one hobby, I put aside $200/paycheck and then decide what it is I want. Sometimes I buy ammo, or accessories, and other times I save for a really nice pistol that I would like to have in my collection. Still waiting on a Kimber SS Pro Raptor II that I have on lay-a-way at the LGS. Thats the beauty of the LGS I frequent.
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You could always buy a .22 pistol and swap it out for the .45 every other trip. Should save enough in a couple months to redeem the cost of the .22 purchase. Just my .02$

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I know I stand a VERY good chance on getting hate for this, but....

Ever consider buying an airsoft gun? Pellets are insanely cheap, and for those comfortable with shot placement it helps you stay fresh on gun handling. They make a lot of different ones, so it's not hard to find one that is EXACTLY like your actual Beretta 92, AR-15, AK-47, Remmington 700, SCAR 16s, Sig P226, 1911, etc. Even though you won't have recoil, it helps you stay familiar, after all, you plan on hitting the range once a month.

Just my .02 cents. :-)

To see how much like the real thing they can get, check this out:


Real AR-15, vs Airsoft AR-15.
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Not interested in airsoft.....or even a .22

Once you go 9mm and 45acp its just not the same

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Not interested in airsoft.....or even a .22

Once you go 9mm and 45acp its just not the same

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Agreed. Is still shoot. 22 for the plinking fun but other than that.....
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Not interested in airsoft.....or even a .22

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Don't underestimate the fun you can have with a .22. I have 'bigger guns' but I think my favorite to shoot is that .22. Lots of shooting for cheap, very accurate and it doesn't 'wear me out' like shooting my larger calibers.

I think everyone should own a .22. That's just my opinion.
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Don't underestimate the fun you can have with a .22. I have 'bigger guns' but I think my favorite to shoot is that .22. Lots of shooting for cheap, very accurate and it doesn't 'wear me out' like shooting my larger calibers.

I think everyone should own a .22. That's just my opinion.
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Understood, completely. I know what your talking about.
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I dont know, I just cant bring myself to own or shoot one of those. It was my first-ever jump-off gun when I shot my first rifle as a young kid. Then I shot my buddy's Walther P22 and it just did absolutely nothing for me.

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I dont know, I just cant bring myself to own or shoot one of those. It was my first-ever jump-off gun when I shot my first rifle as a young kid. Then I shot my buddy's Walther P22 and it just did absolutely nothing for me.
Get a ruger 10/22. Fix it up however you like.

I'm not going to insinuate anything, but a 10/22 can be fired quickly, uses cheap ammo, and is high capacity. Again, not insinuating ANYTHING.
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