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    ok help me pick a gun

    ok i have looked at a few of my local dealers and have found a few handguns so not worrying about price witch one of these if any would you buy and do these seem like good deals? these are all 40 cal also

    1-browning hi point looks like new not a mark on it 2 mags and case 695.00

    2-smith and wesson model 411 shows wear on finish but looks great mechanically 1 mag 325.00

    3-beretta mod 96 looks like new 1 mag 425.00

    4-new beretta unshure of model but is stainless 695.00

    5- sig with night sights i think it was a 22x? for 495.00

    6- same sig as 5 but standard sights 465.00

    i am looking for a good all metal 40 cal i carry a polymer gun but want a metal gun to target shoot and maybe carry when clothing and weather and what not permits but never on a regular basis?
    One of my dealers said the S&W 411 has the best trigger the other dealer thinks the beretta is the best choice and a third said the browning hands down? all i know is i am buying a new to me gun in the next week if i can find what i like

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    I'd go with number 5 or number 6. Those guns last a long time and are a great value. Not to say the others are no good, just that Sigs are better IMO.

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    5, but only because you didn't list an XD
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    You won't go wrong with either SIG.
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    I assume you are talking about a Browning "HI-Power", not "Hi-Point". If so the BHP is a S/A weapon and in my humble belief the best of the bunch, however at $695 it is over priced. Also you would want to practice a lot to become comfortable with a S/A, it's not for everyone. So with that said I would have to toss my vote to #5 too.....Good Luck, and Front sight!
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    ok guys i think you made my decision i will go in thursday and look over the 2 sigs anything to look for on a used sig?

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    I'll say #5. But-----#3 actually sounds like the better deal. IMO of course.

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    #3 is the best deal, #5 is the best overall value IMO.
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    I would say it depends on what your current carry gun is. I think it makes sense to stick with the same manual of arms if at all possible. Personally, I prefer to carry cocked and locked. Of those listed I would pick the Browning Hi-power. However, if you are used to carry with a DAK, LEM or a DA/SA you would probably want to go with one of the Sigs IMHO.
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    Another vote for #5 (only because a Glock was not listed, which can be had for $500 new).

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    #5 or #6
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    well i carry a smith and wesson M&P 40c and have a M&P 40 fulsize also. it isnt really about cost i really want a nice all steel target gun that cold be carried once in a blue moon if the mood struck me. i really took a liking to the hi power but will most likely go relook at the sigs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ridgeline View Post
    I assume you are talking about a Browning "HI-Power", not "Hi-Point". If so the BHP is a S/A weapon and in my humble belief the best of the bunch, however at $695 it is over priced. Also you would want to practice a lot to become comfortable with a S/A, it's not for everyone. So with that said I would have to toss my vote to #5 too.....Good Luck, and Front sight!
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    Quote Originally Posted by halfcrazy View Post
    ok i have looked at a few of my local dealers and have found a few handguns so not worrying about price witch one of these if any would you buy and do these seem like good deals? these are all 40 cal also
    3 and 5 look like the best deals. I would go with the one that feels best in your hand and has a trigger that you like the feel of. No range or carry gun is a good value to you if you are not comfortable shooting it IMO
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