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What gun to get?

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by lopedogg, Mar 4, 2010.

  1. Mar 4, 2010 at 5:54 PM
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    lopedogg

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    Hey guys I've been thinking about getting my first gun but not sure what to get. I was thinking of something like a Glock or a sig? I'm not familiar with guns so much help is appreciated. It would be for home protection and maybe something that can be concealed as well. Thanks.
     
  2. Mar 4, 2010 at 5:56 PM
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    NCTacoma09

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    I have a Glock and I love it.
     
  3. Mar 4, 2010 at 6:11 PM
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    Yeah- We all have our opinons- just like oil and underwear. You need to decide what you like most of all. The gun makers that are out there today are all pretty good- Get one that makes you happy and it'll pay off in the long run.
     
  5. Mar 4, 2010 at 6:16 PM
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    I am a big HK fan. But for the money, you can't beat Glock.
     
  6. Mar 4, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    I like SA XDs but the only way to know which one to buy is to go to a range and rent a few different pistols. If you can't do that then go to a gun store and touch them all. Get a good feel for the grip and trigger pull by dry firing.
     
  7. Mar 4, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    I like SA guns- but their customer service has been SUCKING. I can't get a call back for anything- even tho I want to give them 800 bucks....Can't figure out for the LIFE OF ME what it takes to get a phone call....

    I might be getting a SIG because of it...More money, but at least they talk to me on the phone and act like they are interested in my special order...
     
  8. Mar 4, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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  9. Mar 4, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    I love my XD9. As above stated holding and shooting if possible is the best way to go. I enjoyed shooting my brothers Glock and was going out to buy one when a friend showed up with his XD and I just held it and preferred the fitament over the Glock. Have never turned back. So just go out and try to handle as many as you can.
     
  10. Mar 4, 2010 at 6:38 PM
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    I wish that's what she'd say....
     
  11. Mar 4, 2010 at 6:41 PM
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    honestly bro there both amazing firearms... its gonna be on preference in my opinion... cuz i just recently purchased the Kimber 1911 .45 cal target eclipse 2... i was dead set on the HK .45 Cal USP but when i went to the gun shop i held and fired both... hands down the 1911 won the battle.... granted it is a 1911 but i thought they were just talked about so much like they were the shit and overrated, boy i was wrong haha lol... it also is gonna depend on how much u wanna spend as well... and when actually getting a grasp on the gun my mind changed 180 degrees lol... i have been told sooo many times to actually hold the gun and if u can fire it as well.... that is the best way to make your decision.... just my 2 cent... what Caliber u looking for..??
     
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    I've only needed them once to adjust my rear sights and they were great. They paid for shipping both ways and had it back to me in a week. I can't complain about that.
     
  13. Mar 4, 2010 at 6:46 PM
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    x2!!
     
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    Best Money Can Buy I Think! HK USP Compact 40 Cal Great For The Truck Fits Right Next To Me Between The Center Consol And The Passanger Seat! Its A Great Size Compact![​IMG]
     
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    that might be my next one lol...
    i ended up getting this one
    http://www.kimberamerica.com/products/pistols/eclipse/
     
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    Ya I Love THis Gun Great Size And So Freaking Fun To Shoot! Going To Buy A Full Size P2000 Soon With The Threaded Barrlo For The Supresser! HEHE
     
  19. Mar 4, 2010 at 6:55 PM
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    O One More Thing Sorry Xd Fans But I Hate That There Is A Grip Saftey Kinda Stupied I Think But If You Are Looking For A Ok Gun For Cheap Thats The Way To Go Not Saying That Xds Are Cheat Guns Dont Freak Out! HAHA!
     
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    Okay- So I see an opinion...but nothing to back it up?? Have you seen failures or incorrect operation because of it??

    (BTW- Thumb flip safeties are what I hate- They beg to be tripped the wrong direction accidentally during a high stress encounter)
     
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