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Recommendations for buying first handgun



Looking to buy a gun that I would keep in my truck/house for self defense. From a bit of research I'm looking for something like a springfield XD40 or something along those lines but need some advice here. Any suggestions?






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Blue Velvet
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re: Recommendations for buying first handgun


Outdoor board





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WavinWilly
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Outdoor board. But with the price of ammo id consider 9mm. I have the Springfield XDM 9mm and I love it fwiw

A 9mm self defense round will get the job done just fine. Also for home defense I'd strongly recommend considering a tactical shotgun. Or as my grandfather calls them, trench clearers



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BassHorn
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Odb.

But xdm9 is a great gun.






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BACONisMEATcandy
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Glock 18

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Ed Osteen
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Thanks, and yes I know there is an outdoor board but at this time of night there is not much traffic over there.





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Charlie Arglist
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$100 bucks at Academy....







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Brageous
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if you have to have an answer right now about what gun to buy without waiting for an expert answer, you don't deserve to own a gun





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Chainsaw pump 12 gauge





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Ba Ba Boooey
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Glock 9/19 with black talon rounds or any expansion type round.





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acgeaux129
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quote:

Please go suck-start a shotgun instead of starting shitty threads


Agreed.






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Charlie Arglist
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quote:

black talon rounds


Can you still buy those??????






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Ed Osteen
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Brag, I consider the advice of the OT to always be an expert opinion





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Ed Osteen
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quote:

quote:
Please go suck-start a shotgun instead of starting shitty threads


Agreed.



Hold up, was this posted in this thread because I'm not seeing it






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Ba Ba Boooey
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They are no longer being produced but I bought a good bit about a year ago at a gun show. Expansion rounds are still readily available they just aren't black.





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cattus
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have owned a couple of 38s that have treated me well but if I had to get another I would go with a 9.

Kept my friends Beretta for a couple of years, those are sweet.






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WavinWilly
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Talons are now pdx1 or ranger t essentially. Talons were their ancestors





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LSUsmartass
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XDm. 40 3.8

You're welcome






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quote:

if you have to have an answer right now about what gun to buy without waiting for an expert answer, you don't deserve to own a gun






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UFownstSECsince1950
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Isn't 9mm more expensive than .40 & 45acp right now??


Go with the Springfield 45 (full size)

Why go with a 9 or 40 when you can get a 45?






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