What pistol should i get?

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  1. redbullranger

    redbullranger New Member

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    Soory if you have heard this question a million and a half times, but what handgun should i get? I know i want a semi auto, glocks lock cool, the old 92fs also look pretty sweet, I want a 9mm for sure because of ammo prices, my price range is 800 or less (preferably 500 dollars). Im 16 years old, and have experience shooting 22's, shotguns, and some deer rifles. Im 6 ft 4in tall, and have size Large in gloves (dirtbike and work gloves) Im also wanting a full size hangun, so that I can have 15ish bullets in the mag, but if you recommend compact or sub compact ill go for one of those to lol. Well i guess im kinda picky, but hey if im dumping 500 plus dollars into it im gunna be picky :) So yeah thanks for any suggestions.
     

  2. JTJ

    JTJ Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Glock 19 15+1 and will take up to 33 round mags.
     
  3. IGETEVEN

    IGETEVEN New Member

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    Actually, a million and a half + one, as of right now. :rolleyes:

    Anyways, in your price range I suggest a CZ75B. It is a great 9mm, but if you want the real original king of 9mm, get ya a Browning Hi-Power. Both will fit in them "large" paws of yours right nicely. ;)

    Now, how is this particular chosen handgun gonna be acquired or bequeathed upon you at your age, if you don't mind me a asking? :confused:
     
  4. sweeper22

    sweeper22 New Member

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    If you find it fits what you're after, I'll go ahead and be the third CZ vote.

    I consider the CZ 75b to be the best $500 9mm available. Doesn't mean you'll agree, but most who put one through the paces come away really impressed.
     
  5. Petrella

    Petrella New Member

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    Springfield Armory

    XD or XDm I havent heard a single bad thing and Ive been looking around for a new pistol.

    9mm XDm comes with 2 extended clip 19 rounds I believe
     
  6. nate

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    There made in Croatia. Is that a single bad thing?

    CZ's are nice but if I had the money and the want for a 9mm it would be the Hi-Power.
     
  7. NGIB

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    Here in GA you must be 18 to possess a handgun, is it legal for you to own a handgun at 16 in WA? I'd say go to the range as what looks cool may not feel cool but not sure if the ranges there will allow somebody that's 16 to rent various guns to try...
     
  8. redbullranger

    redbullranger New Member

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    Thanks for all the suggestions, im starting to like the looks of those cz's, the brownings i saw were a little to spendy, and because of my age ill just give my parants the money and the will buy it. (thats not illegal is it?) Ohh yeah should i buy used or not? and if so what are some good used gun websites?
     
  9. NGIB

    NGIB New Member

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    Technically, yes it is - it's called a straw purchase.

    You really need to check the law in WA to make sure it's legal for a 16 year old to possess a handgun. We have a number of folks from WA here and I'm sure that one will chime in soon. Here in GA, a 16 year old in possession of a handgun is breaking the law...
     
  10. orangello

    orangello New Member

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    I would suggest they browse Budsgunshop to get a look at a variety of handguns. I do love my cz75b, but my buddy's XD9 is also a very nice pistol.

    If i had it to do over, my first pistol would've been my Ruger GP100 revolver in .38spcl/.357Mag.


    Later on, when you are over 21 and have shown responsibility with your parents' handgun, perhaps they would make it your birthday gift, legally.

    I AM NOT A LAWYER AND DO NOT GIVE LEGAL ADVICE. :)

    http://www.atf.gov/publications/download/i/atf-i-5300-2.pdf The federal rule; the state rules can be more strict.
     
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2011
  11. Dillinger

    Dillinger New Member

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    What you are describing is VERY much illegal in Washington State. You have to be 21 to purchase or own a pistol in this state.

    I would suggest you take a trip down to the local PD should you have any further questions on this issue.

    JD
     
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