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Truth22530 09-06-2012 07:24 PM

Looking to buy
 
Im in the market for a firearm, I dont have too much money, and want something thats big enough to have fun at the range and a effective home defense as well, if anyone knows some where they sell for cheaper, id appreciate the help

orangello 09-06-2012 07:25 PM

See if you can find an SKS rifle at your next gunshow or visit the pawn shops. I love my SKS.

Truth22530 09-06-2012 07:26 PM

How much does one usually go for?

orangello 09-06-2012 07:30 PM

It varies; i paid about $325 or $350 for a Chinese model with an aftermarket stock and a little ammo. The availability of inexpensive ammo is what makes them a good deal (7.62x39mm).

silverado113 09-06-2012 07:42 PM

How about a 12GA? Cheap models like the Mavrick 88 and Stevens 320 can be had for just north of $200 and are effective for home defense if that will be the primary purpose. Throw in another $100 and get a mosin for range fun :D.

ineverFTF 09-06-2012 11:25 PM

12ga remington 870 express magnum.

Endless aftermarket stuff, and for the price it doesn't get any better

orangello 09-07-2012 05:17 PM

If you would be OK with the giant-azz bayonet for the follow-up shot, you could spend about $100 and get a Mosin Nagant rifle, another $100 for about 400 rounds of ammo.

gearhead396 09-07-2012 05:21 PM

What's your budget and would you rather have a handgun or rifle

Truth22530 09-07-2012 08:28 PM

Budget is up to 400$ personally a rifle is best since I'm 18 so ya..

Abc1911 09-07-2012 09:36 PM

18 year olds cant buy handguns unless its from a private seller hmm yea id go with either an sks or a 12 guage you can put slugs in a 12 guage it throws some big azz slugs downrange and you can buy a rifled barrel that makes them fly even straighter its a really versatile tool you can use it for almost everything check out mossberg 500 they sell a combo barrel one short for home defense and one long when I was 18 that was my first gun and still love to this day.


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