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    Help me pick a 9mm....

    Hi ya'll, since the price of ammo has risen so sharply, I would like to find a 9mm so I can afford to shoot more often. I only have one 9mm and it's a Kel-Tec P11, not exactly something you want to shoot more than a couple of mags through. I have a relatively small budget to work with(no more than 2-300) so here are my choices so far:

    New;
    HiPoint 9mm......I'd really rather not.
    Jimenez, Lorcin, etc......Out of the question.

    Used;
    S&W 59,69 series
    Taurus 92,99, Beretta 92
    CZ75, 85, etc.
    S&W Sigma
    Hi-Power Clone
    Ruger P-series
    Bersa


    Any other suggestions? I want a SA/DA if possible for more precise shooting, and at least a 4" barrel with good sights.

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    In that price range, I would get a used CZ.
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    I'll recommend the Beretta 92. I sure like mine. Can't speak for the other guns you've listed.

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    Skyy 9mm . Some people hate them but I can't get mine to break. Do a search here and you'll find some info.
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    I agree with the suggestion of the CZ's. They are impressive. It's sometimes hard to find as many choices for holsters as other brands, but the reliability is worth the extra effort to look.

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    Look for used CPO sigs, a nice P226 can be had for around 350ish if you know where to look. A used Glock 19 would be a great choice as well.
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    Of those you listed, the CZ75 would be my choice. Might I suggest, however, if you can afford $300, you can save up the extra $99 and get a brand new S&W M&P with about five magazines (I think they're still running that special...)

    Not that there's anything wrong with the CZ, it just sounds like you're "settling" for something - usually a sure recipe for disappointment (at least in my experience).

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    Of the ones you listed I would go first with the CZ, then Taurus 92.

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    Check out the Stogar Couger http://www.stoegerindustries.com/fir...cougar8000.tpl Beretta quality at half the price. http://www.gunsandammomag.com/ga_han...oger8k_121106/ I priced them at $325.00 last week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GotSig? View Post
    Look for used CPO sigs, a nice P226 can be had for around 350ish if you know where to look. A used Glock 19 would be a great choice as well.
    SOG has used G19s with nightsights for, I believe, $369. Might check CDNN too. Other than that, what about going the layaway route?
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    Edit: I completely forgot about Stoeger Cougers. That could be an excellent choice. Also, the CPO Sigs are out there if you can find them.

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