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Decent handgun?

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by Battle Pope, Oct 13, 2004.

  1. Battle Pope

    Battle Pope New Member

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    I'm looking at buying a handgun - probably a 9mm or other small, readily available caliber. I don't need anything fancy or expensive like a H&K or Glock. I can't really spend more than 300-400 dollars. All it would really be for would be to put a few rounds through once in awhile, and to keep in the house "just in case". Can anyone recommend anything that fits my criteria? I know that the lot of you are mostly into nice, well built, expensive handguns - and so am I, I just can't afford one. Yet.
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    Taurus make a Beretta copy that's not too bad, those and mid 90's Smith and Wesson 9mms are availible for about the 200-300 range.
     
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    if you don't need much stopping power maybe you want a .22?
    nice and light, easily concealable...
    like a mastercard, don't leave home without it
    or is that visa?

    my old man has a .22 beretta and its a nice small gun, but limited stopping power..
     
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    Battle Pope New Member

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    I have. Glock, H&K, Kimber - all way too expensive. I'll look into a revolver though - good point.
     
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    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    just save ur money and get a desert eagle .50 now there is a gun that makes people piss themselves just at the sight. as we speak im saving so i can get one.
     
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    :withstupid:
     
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    hmm - I might do that. In this town though, I might just be buying a murder weapon. :lol:
     
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    I was at the gun store like last week. they had a 50 caliber revolver! It was huge.
    S&W makes good guns.
    If your not getting a revolver get a Walker.

    I like shotguns best, you dont have to be the greatest at aiming, and you'll still hit what your shooting at.

    break into my house, you'll be staring down the barrel of a benelli 12 gauge loaded with 00 buck shot
     
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    I've got the benelli, with bean bags. first I'll knock your ass out, then I'll decide which one of your balls to blow off. and if you don't answer in time, I'll shoot 'em both.
     
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    LMAO, yea and check crackhead alley, i hear they have some good sales :)

    you also may want to consider a .25, a little bigger than a .22 but still concealable...



    JHP = Jeffie's Happy Pump???

    he's got to be packing to drive a flaming purple car :lol:
     
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    JHP = pwn. S&W Has their new .500 Magnum... retails at 1100 dollars. But I suppose if you hunted with a pistol...
     
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    I was hunting with a guy last year that shot an elk with a .50 cal S&W Revolver. He didn't feel like hauling a rifle around so he just brought that. We meet up and I'm like where's your gun? Opens his truck door and i see the gun in a shoulder haulster and i just start crackin up.

    Ben
     
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    Hell yeah dude - as long as you have the caliber, it don't matter what's shooting it. I'm going today to look at the local S&W dealer.
     
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    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    actually i am quite satified with my size, but as i said a desert eagle will make someone piss themselves just by lookin at it. by not having to fire you may safe the life of ur wife or child that got up to take a piss. plus its fun at the range
     
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    now please do tell... how many times do you plan on needing a fucking DE.50 in a well lit area in which the perp or thief or whatever will have a chance to examine the gun and determine that it will blow there head clear off their neck in their crack induced stupor???

    i would piss myself if ANY gun was pointed at me... i don't give a shit if its a .22, it will still kill me...



    wtf??? who wants a gun to NOT fire it???
    LMAO
    someone breaks into my house i shoot first, then ask questions/hide the carcass...

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    have you ever shot a DE50???
    please define your meaning of fun...
     
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    anyone ever use salt shot in a 12 gauge?
     
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    used it, no. hit by some yes. shoot yourself with a bb gun, and pour salt in the hole.
     
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    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    u make a good point but shooting first is how innocent people die. and i have shot a DE. its a fucking blast. my friends dad is apolice chief so i get to try all kinds of shit. n since im 6' about 195 its not hard to control if u use both hands and know wat ur doin. but like i said u do make a good point about the theif not knowing that a DE is pointed at them in the dark.
     
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    bahahahhaa

    sorry, i couldn;t help myself
     
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    Well I went to the gun store. I think I've pretty much decided on a .357/.38 revolver. I think I'm either going to get a S&W Model 66 or something similar.
     
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