A good Semiauto in the $300 - $350 range

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  1. mossy500camo

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    A good Semiauto in the $300 range


    Im looking for a good semiauto handgun in the $300- $350. Will be used for Self Defense, shooting paper, etc. I have recently looked at the Bersa Thuger Pro 9mm, the Ruger P95, Ruger SR9, Ruger P94, The S&W Sigma VE series. Im kinda liking the Bersa Pro due to its compactness and Hi Cap. or other. Which would be the best bet for me?
     
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    I can personally vouch for the Ruger P95, having owned one since '98. And I've heard decent things about the Sigmas, especially for the price.

    New P95s can be had at around $299 on the auction sites, and the Sigmas are about the same, plus Smith has a $50 rebate or 2 free mags offer going right now.
     

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    I can vouch for the Sigma 40. A little big for CCW but great truck gun.
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    Ruger P95 - better than anything else you listed and better than most more expensive guns.
     
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    +1 for the Ruger P series. Glock reliability, made in USA.

    Also the Sigma is a decent option, not the best range gun though because of the trigger.
     
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    people seem to like the rugers in that range. good luck!
     
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    You answered your own question.


    BERSA Thunder 9!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:thumbsup:



    TGG
     
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    You honestly think the Thunder 9 is a better option than the Ruger series? :dunno:
     
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    Ummmm, YES I DO!!!!

    Smaller and more concealable....and JUST AS RELIABLE!





    I have three Bersas (soon to be four!).

    I only have one Ruger P-series.

    TGG
     
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    for that price range i would probably go with the ruger p95, but i've heard the trigger on the sigma can be improved quite a bit. both good guns

    that being said, i would save up an extra $150 and buy a brand new glock with the gssf certificate
     
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    Try a new or used Stoeger Cougar . They are around $399 NEW and $350 used . They are AWESOME .
     
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    Deals on Sigpros at CDNN. Nightsights included. Don't know the actual price though.
     
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    Rugers are a great pistol for the money. However, Glock reconditions law enforcement pistols for public use and they cost 1/3 less than usual ($350). Find yourself a Glock dealer and see if they have any remanufactured models for you to look at.
     
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    Bersa 9! You wont regreat it!
     
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    Here you can pick up a Glock 22 LE trade in for 350. Look a little harder may come across a G19 or 17 in the same price range.A guy on ARFCOM just sold his G17 for $325 shipped.
     
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    These threads pop up all the time, not that that's a bad thing.

    But the three most popular suggestions are always...

    1) Used Glock
    2) Ruger P-Series
    3) S&W Sigma

    Personally, I'd suggest the Glock first, Sigma right behind, and the Ruger a ways back. That's me though. I find the Ruger to be way to bulky for IWB and it sucks for concealment. The Sigma is an awesome gun that people love to bash because it has a stiffer trigger...since I own two, I can honestly say that unless you have a really weak grip/arthritis/etc...the trigger is not bad at all. And of course a Glock is a Glock...meat and potato gun with great all around feel and function.

    We should have a sticky with all the different budget pistols. People are constantly curious about them.

    -Emt1581
     
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    I would take that and put something better on law away.

    Like some of the others have said...look for a used Glock.

    Check out gun broker and sites such as that.
     
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