'bout that time again

Discussion in 'General Handgun Discussion' started by Kain, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. Kain

    Kain Member

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    I'm getting the new-gun itch....

    I've got a 22, 9mm, .38/.357, .40, and .45. I don't know what else to buy now. My rifle selection is slim at a Mossin and a Mossburg 500, but as there are precious few rifle ranges around here, I tend to shy away from rifles.

    I just can't come to any sort of decison regarding a new pistol. My budget is more or less limitless, but I tend to balk at prices greater than $500.

    Please help me spend this money that is burning a hole in my safe!
     
  2. lonyaeger

    lonyaeger Active Member

    How much money is in said safe?
     

  3. boatme98

    boatme98 New Member

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    And what's your address?

    Why limit yourself to one of each caliber? There's a plethora of handguns in every caliber. Enjoy.
     
  4. sweeper22

    sweeper22 New Member

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    The easy answer is an AR-15.

    But since you want a pistol, let's hear the specifics of your current roster for evaluation....
     
  5. Shihan

    Shihan Active Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Next in progression .50

    And if more or less limitless, let's get one of these: Click on pic for link.
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  6. buckhuntr

    buckhuntr Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporter

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    You need a .44 Magnum revolver.:D
     
  7. stalkingbear

    stalkingbear Well-Known Member

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    Everybody needs a good .44 magnum. Or how about a .45 Colt? I noticed you don't have a 10mm. Got a micro pocket rocket?
     
  8. CA357

    CA357 New Member Supporter

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    What's your .45? Is it a 1911? If not, I suggest exploring the wonderful world of the 1911.

    Or

    What's your 9mm? Do you have a Hi Power? If not, check out a Hi Power.

    Both the 1911 and the Hi Power are John Moses Browning designs. Buy one or the other or both and enter into gun paradise. ;)
     
  9. nate

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    I'd say a 10mm or a 1911 in the .460row.
     
  10. orangello

    orangello New Member

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    What about about a black powder pistol? That would be a little different.
     
  11. Kain

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    The safe contains roughly $20k...if you must know.

    My 45 is a RIA 1911 CS. It's not the best 1911, but as it's a 4" I really love the practicality of it. It's accurate enough to shoot over 15 yards at the range, yet short enough to carry if I feel so inclined. I don't know how if feel about the hand cannons, as they're largely impractical and expensive to shoot. I've been considering a .380 as I don't have a true concealable firearm yet. Or I might start looking into the AK/AR arena. I just have too many choices.
     
  12. canebrake

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  13. Gojubrian

    Gojubrian New Member

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    Too little information. What kind of pistols do you have?
     
  14. Kain

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    I have at the moment:

    A Ruger Mk I 22lr.

    A Sig 239 9mm.

    A Ruger GP 100 6" SS 357.

    A Walther/S&W P99 in 40.

    A RIA CS 1911 45.

    I'm leaning toward a "mid-level" 1911. Although I'm drawn to the Springfield XD series as well. I've found a slignt preferance for 40 over 9mm if for no other reason than around here there is ALWAYS 40 ammo on shelves wheras 9mm is more hit-or-miss. 45 is just too expensive to shoot regularly. A quality "beater" 22lr is also a consideration.
     
  15. CA357

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    If you're thinking about a .380, take a look at a Bersa Thunder .380. They are excellent pistols and an incredible value. I think it's practically a must have pistol.

    I had one and loved it, and at some point I plan to replace it with another. If I had tons of money, I'd also look hard at a Sig P238.
     
  16. NGIB

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    IIRC you are in the Atlanta area. The used gun market there is really busy and you can find some great deals on many different guns. Take a gander at this site and I'm sure you'll find something you like. Note: yes, I've used this site to make more than a few swaps...

    The Outdoors Trader
     
  17. spittinfire

    spittinfire New Member Supporter

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    I don't see a single action in there anywhere! A super blackhawk in 44 mag would be something to look at.
    I also don't see a single S&W in that group. Everyone needs a classic S&W wheelgun....357 or 44, it's your choice.
     
  18. Kain

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    NGIB: thanks for the link. I thought it used to say Atlanta under my S/N...maybe I'm thinking another forum. But yes you're right, I live just outside ATL proper.


    I'm seriously leaning toward the LCP or something like a Sig Mosquito. I'm just not a huge fan of revolvers. I LOVE my GP100 and will likely keep it for some time, but for me one wheel gun is plenty. I've heard good things about the Bersa though, as a good friend of mine has a Thunder in 9mm and he loves it. Getting closer to making up my mind. I have tomorrow off, so I'm probably going to do some shopping/buying.