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I need help... I have a disease.

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by agrech, May 14, 2012.

  1. agrech

    agrech

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    So I recently took the plunge and purchased my first firearm a couple weeks ago. And now I want another one lol, so I'm looking for suggestions on a fun pistol. I have a g22 and a g23.

    To give you an idea of what I'm thinking... I'm looking at a .22lr style gun like a sig or keltec. But please give me any suggestions, regardless of caliber or brand and a reason why. I'm trying to shy away from Glock (please don't hurt me).

    Also, please keep them practical lol, I know a $1200 kimber would be fun. But I'd like to stay in the 400-600 range.
     
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  2. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    The best thing going are the Ruger 22/45 or MK series .22lr pistols.....others will suggest the Browning Buckmarks, also good choices. Either of these will last forever and offer very good triggers and excellent accuracy.
    If you want something more service pistol-like, consider the GSG guns.
     
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    Ditto, huge fan of the 22/45... Awesome little .22 lots of 3rd party support, extremely reliable if kept clean.
     
  4. ithaca_deerslayer

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    You have a disease? What do you call 36 guns? Bac calls it a start :rofl:

    Get a Beretta 21, small little 22lr that fits in your hand. About $300 or less.
     
  5. agrech

    agrech

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    Lol it's stage 1 =)

    These are great ideas guys! Keep em comin!
     
  6. Folsom_Prison

    Folsom_Prison Brew Crew

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    Your sick and there's no help! Welcome to the club, do you want a pistol or rifle?
     
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    At that budget with what you have there is a catalog of all kinds of guns that I would buy before buying a 22 pistol. For 600 bucks you can get some real cool and IMO more needed guns than a 22 pistol. Some of the lower priced AR 15's are around that price. A decent AK is that price. An awesome Defense shotgun is well in that range. However if you must get a 22 pistol I'd go with a Ruger 10/45 1st, followed by a Walther P22, then a Ruger SR 22. But please think about that I said and get sweet long gun to go with what you have!
     
  8. agrech

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    A shotgun is a possibility. Was mainly looking to stay in the handguns, but a shorty sounds fun =)
     
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    Folsom_Prison Brew Crew

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    For the 4-600 dollar range and not sure if any of your local Wal-marts sell guns, but if they do you could easily have both a good 22 rifle and a Remington 870.
     
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    WarEagle 1 Taco Tuesday

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    $400-600....Get an AR
     
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    For that price range and a AR in the same sentence is damn hard to be found around here. The best deal around here for an AR is a M&P sport and the price tag is 700 bucks!
     
  12. VinnieD

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    You don't have a disease. You've just discovered the formula for optimal number of guns. N+1, with N being the current number of guns you own.
     
  13. carloglock19

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    If you want some cheap plinking range fun then a 22/45 would work. I took mine to the range this past weekend and went through a box of 555 and some loose rounds I had without even thinking about it, by the time I looked around I was the only one left in the bay. You are on the right track:
    1. Admitt that you are addicted :tongueout:
    2. Think about what you want next and its inteded use or purpose
    Good luck on your decision!
     
  14. collim1

    collim1 Because Alexa said so!

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    Everyone should learn how to shoot a DA revolver. I love my Ruger SP101 revolver in .22LR. It is a ton of fun and cost about $.04/shot of .22 bulk pack.
     
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    Your are very sick, admit yourself to the nearest Gun Shop.
     
  16. Lowjiber

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    After a while you'll understand the addiction.

    When the wife says "Let's go to Walmart to grocery shop", and you head for the gun counter to see if they have more hundred round boxes of Winchester White Box range ammo.

    (Hint: buy 'em all)
     
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    Ruger 10/22
    Ruger 22/45
    Ruger Mk I, II, or III

    S&W mdl 19, 66, 586, 686 (all .357 Magnum)



    Since so many of us have this affliction, it's not a disease. It's an epidemic!!!!:rofl:
     
  18. eracer

    eracer Where's my EBT?

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    I believe that a .22 can be a both a skill builder and alot of inexpensive fun. I still want a Model 41. From what I have read here, the Ruger SR22 has had good reviews here and is not too expensive. Alot of people here like the Ruger Mk models. I you have no specific preference probably whichever is less expensive.

    To me one of the best reasons for a .22 is that even when you don't want to spend the money to shoot a few hundred centerfire rounds, you can shoot up a brick of .22.
     
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  20. agrech

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    Wow these are awesome suggestions, the Ruger 22/45 has quite the following doesn't it? I've never even heard of it before to be honest.