GUN about to buy my first handgun

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  1. jtl090179

    jtl090179 Oh I get it, yeah. He's the girl, then you're the OT Supporter

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    what do you guys think of a smith and wesson?? how about a glock?
     
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    buy an XD !!!!1111onetwothree
     
  3. jtl090179

    jtl090179 Oh I get it, yeah. He's the girl, then you're the OT Supporter

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    thats a little more than i want to spend on a first pistol
     
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    XDs are less than Glocks.
     
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    if you are looking to spend less than an XD, you need to go back to the drawing board.
     
  6. jtl090179

    jtl090179 Oh I get it, yeah. He's the girl, then you're the OT Supporter

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    the only xd's ive seen around here were in the 500 range. ive seen some used glocks for around 350
     
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    you can get NIB XD 9mm for $399. NIB .40s are around $440. $350 for a glock won't come around too often.
     
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    jtl090179 Oh I get it, yeah. He's the girl, then you're the OT Supporter

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    really? ive seen 3 or 4 at the local sporting goods store for 350-400
     
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    then buy it. that's a good deal.
     
  10. eWRXshun

    eWRXshun hai

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    hi-point all the way, baby.
     
  11. jtl090179

    jtl090179 Oh I get it, yeah. He's the girl, then you're the OT Supporter

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    nobody carries those around here, id really like to hold one before i buy it
     
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    jtl090179 Oh I get it, yeah. He's the girl, then you're the OT Supporter

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    now what about mag capacity? 9 or .40
     
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    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    If you can get a glock for $350 go for it. Only S&W's I like are revolvers, dont care for any of their other stuff.
     
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    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Try shooting both out of the weapons your considering and decide which you like better.
     
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    9 has higher capacity, and i'd buy 9mm over .40 for a first handgun anyday. cheaper ammo, easier to shoot.
     
  16. jtl090179

    jtl090179 Oh I get it, yeah. He's the girl, then you're the OT Supporter

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    yeah cheaper ammo and the capability are why id almost want to buy a 9mm but then i know ill regret not getting the .40 after a couple of weeks
     
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    The fact is a good jhp in 9mm and .40 make the same size hole in someone. Why not be able to make more holes without as much recoil?
     
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    If you're looking for value, reliability and practicality all in one little package, get a Desert Eagle .50 AE
     
  19. krott5333

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    this has multiple meanings


    Glocks are endorsed by Tommy Lee Jones, what more could you ask for :hsughno:
     
  20. jtl090179

    jtl090179 Oh I get it, yeah. He's the girl, then you're the OT Supporter

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    one of my best friends has a glock .40 and while i like it, im trying to get something different just for the sake of getting something different
     
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    9mm= cheaper to shoot= more practice=the better you will be with your gun in the long run
     
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    jtl090179 Oh I get it, yeah. He's the girl, then you're the OT Supporter

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    a buddy of mine had this:
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    and while it had a very whoa factor to it, thats too much gun for me
     
  23. krott5333

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    typical emo attitude.. "I dont want to conform :hay: "

    whats your budget, and what caliber you looking at? also, what will you be using for?
     
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    why would you regret not having a .40?
     
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    jtl090179 Oh I get it, yeah. He's the girl, then you're the OT Supporter

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    im not trying to be emo, im just saying id like to have some variety when we go shooting. for instance he has that glock 40. his brother has a .357 revolver long barrel, my other buddy has a .45, and some kind of tec-9 looking thing. id just like to have a different gun for us to shoot.
     

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