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  1. New to Handguns Area
    Hello, I need some help on choosing my first handgun. I've decided on getting a 9mm, preferably under $300, but up to $400 at the absolute most. This is not my first gun, just my first handgun, I already own and have shot my Remington 870 and Rossi RS22 22 LR many times. I intend to use my...
  2. New to Handguns Area
    Hello, I am looking to hopefully purchase my first handgun sometime in October (maybe sooner). I am curious as to what suggestions anyone may have based on my budget (<$600) and current preferences. I prefer new vs used. I like heavy, larger frame revolvers. Looks like I prefer smaller, heavier...
  3. General Semi-Auto
    I'm trying to find a handgun for the range for skill advancement and just plain fun. This will be my first gun. I would like some opinions with support and reasoning to aid me in my decision. My criteria is caliber (based on ammo availability and pricing), ergonomics, reliability/durability, and...
  4. New to Handguns Area
    Forget abour the prices, i'm from Honduras, central america, and in here the 3 cost around $1,600 each, so i need advice, the three felt great in my hand, but everybody talks about HK quality is that right? Sorry if my english is not that great, but, i want to read about people who has been...
  5. General Semi-Auto
    I recently ordered a Springfield XD40 and a Rossi 971 4in .357 blued.:smt082 My GF doesnt want to hear about it so I figured I had to tell someone! I wanted a carry pistol but i felt it would be better to get the full size service xd. Will that be to big to conceal? (I live in Minnesota where it...
  6. New to Handguns Area
    Im trying to buy my first handgun, Im not exactly sure what to buy. I wanna go with a Sig .22 just not sure which one. I have done some research and found the mosquito has some reliability issues so I may have ruled that one out. Thoughts? Suggestions?
  7. Ruger
    Hello everyone. I'm new to these forums and firearms but I have been getting a great deal of friendly and incredibly helpful advice since joining this community. I still feel I have a long way to go before being very comfortable with firearms. My instructor brought a variety of firearms for me...
  8. Handgun Forum Introductions
    Sorry in advance for the long-winded post So I turn 20 soon, and since pistol permits take forever to process in the great state of New York, my dad promised that for my 20th he would apply for / obtain a pistol to be transferred to me when I turn 21 <Don't worry, I've already looked into it...
  9. New to Handguns Area
    Hi all, I am new to the forum and handguns. I've been researching online but would love first hand experience. I'm looking to purchase my first handgun and I want a .22lr since the ammo is so much less expensive I would actually be able to use it and enjoy shooting. I would love some...
  10. New to Handguns Area
    I am going to a gun show next weekend and would like some suggestions on what to buy. I have $500, but would prefer to spend around $300-400 (less is always better, i do know however sometimes that means quality is compromised, i just want a good gun for a decent price). I want to go home with...
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