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Old 01-06-2020, 06:48 PM
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Looking for a little help on picking a new gun.

Hello all,

So here is the deal, tax season is just around the corner and I typically start the year new year out with a new purchase around this time, here is the rub, this year I don't know what to get. Okay that is not entirely true, I have an idea but I want to get some different opinions. Budget is not unlimited, probably a max of $2500 give or take a little. I will list a few of the guns I already have below, just to keep in mind I'm looking for ideas not on / different from what is on this list.

1911's
Glock 23 & 40
H&K USP & 45c
S&W M&P9 & 460XVR
Ruger LCR & 10/22's & 22/45
Remington 700's & 870
Mossberg 590
AR15's in a lot of different calibers
AR10
Walther P99
FNH FNX45
and a few other weird ones not worth listing.

So what are your thoughts? What would you buy as a way to start the new year on the right foot?
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Old 01-06-2020, 06:54 PM
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Well.....if you've ever thought about any clay target games, I don't see a nice shotgun in there. An O/U or a nice autoloader.
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Old 01-06-2020, 06:59 PM
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I know! You need a new Python!


Sorry...couldn't resist.

You're a shot gun guy...how about a Benelli M4? or a sporting shotty like Mr Otto mentioned?
Or something a little more classic like an M1A/M14?

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Old 01-06-2020, 07:04 PM
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Seems you are missing a CZ 75 variant pistol and a 2011. This year you will be able to cover both with a DWX if you are looking for a shortcut
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Old 01-06-2020, 07:10 PM
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Here are a few ideas:

- Korth Mongoose (4''if you shoot competitions or 5.25'' for the range, 6'' for steel), your budget will be gone then. Don't have one but marveled at it often enough.
-Sig P220 10mm, all steel, large heavy and supremely accurate the best way to shoot 10 I think.
-a pre-lock Smith Wesson L frame 586 oor 686, too nice
-BFR 10'' revolver in 30-30 or even 45-70, nobody needs that but maybe fun.
-Ruger super blackhawk long barrel w a nice Leupold 2.5-8 power...for deer.
-Sig P226 Legion Romeo Pro, practice quick drills w a red dot. Great out of the box
-Sig P226 SSE if you can still find one, all steel, mat stainless, got to love it, replace the awkward rosewoods w G10.
-DW Pointman 9...add some style, smooth, soft shooting.
-Sig Cross rifle when it is out...sexy rifle (sexier than Qs 'The Fix') in classic 308 for deer.
-Bergara HMR Pro 6.5..shoot in the same hole, or HMR 308...hunt some deer
-Sako TRG 338...would love to have one to reach a bit further out.
-Barrett M99, I saw a few on sale recently, maybe calling my name? I do not have enough backyard and this is MUCH gun. $3900 get's you into one. Your shootings buddies standing next to you will appreciate you letting a round off w/o telling them first what you are shooting.

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Old 01-06-2020, 07:13 PM
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Old 01-06-2020, 07:14 PM
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I don't see a S&W N frame. You really need a S&W pre lock model 24 .44 special. I prefer 4" for portability.
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Old 01-06-2020, 07:14 PM
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hello all,

so here is the deal, tax season is just around the corner and i typically start the year new year out with a new purchase around this time, here is the rub, this year i don't know what to get. Okay that is not entirely true, i have an idea but i want to get some different opinions. Budget is not unlimited, probably a max of $2500 give or take a little. I will list a few of the guns i already have below, just to keep in mind i'm looking for ideas not on / different from what is on this list.

1911's
glock 23 & 40
h&k usp & 45c
s&w m&p9 & 460xvr
ruger lcr & 10/22's & 22/45
remington 700's & 870
mossberg 590
ar15's in a lot of different calibers
ar10
walther p99
fnh fnx45
and a few other weird ones not worth listing.

So what are your thoughts? What would you buy as a way to start the new year on the right foot?
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Old 01-06-2020, 07:28 PM
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Ruger Precision Rifle + best NIghtforce scope I could afford. Pick your caliber.
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Old 01-06-2020, 07:29 PM
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Mp5 type of weapon.
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Old 01-06-2020, 07:43 PM
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Old 01-06-2020, 09:53 PM
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LUV my CMP Special Rack Grade Garand - July 1944 receiver, new walnut stock, new Criterion barrel. A real gem.
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Old 01-06-2020, 10:34 PM
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Last year I had to write a check for $13,000 thanks to the Trump tax credits. Yea...I am one of those rich people the libtards claim that the tax changes were to supposed to help. Nope. FU Libtards.
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Old 01-06-2020, 10:37 PM
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As to some solid $2000 recommendations.....

Sig P210A

Cajonized Shadow 2 or a TSO

Sig P220 10mm in SAO

Volquartsen Scorpion
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Old 01-06-2020, 10:55 PM
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I don't see no lever guns on your list. The New Original Henry or a replica of the Henry Rifle, or a Winchester 1873 or 1866.
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Old 01-06-2020, 11:01 PM
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Explore the variety of combloc weapons! Mosin, SKS and AKs! Also, get some good .22s on that list!
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Old 01-06-2020, 11:04 PM
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I agree with those recommending some flavor of CZ. While being some of the absolute best 'bang for the buck' options available today, they are conspicuously absent from your list!

I say get a Tactical Sport Orange. Way below your budget number and it will spoil you. Besides, you have way too much plastic on that list!!!!
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Old 01-06-2020, 11:48 PM
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What do you plan for the new gun? Will it be for home or carry? Fun range gun, hunting, sport, competition, etc.?
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Old 01-06-2020, 11:56 PM
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.22 rimfire - suggest a S&W Victory

centerfire handgun - 2011 (STI Edge) or CZ Shadow 2

carbine - CZ Scorpion or Ruger PC9 (takedown version)

centerfire rifle - Springfield 1903 (non-sporterized), M1 Garand, or Springfield M1a
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Old 01-07-2020, 12:20 AM
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The fact that you are on here asking for advice tells me it's not time to buy a new gun. Don't buy just for the sake of buying or because you buy a new one every year at this time. Wait until there is something you actually want.

Or if you must...

Lever guns are a hoot

The higher end CZ's sure look nice. Like a Tac Sport or Shadow

Or a EAA Witness but I don't know much about them

The Beretta 92X looked interesting

Or one of the Sig p320 X5 variants

Or an STI 2011 of some sort
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Old 01-07-2020, 08:42 AM
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This:

https://www.marlinfirearms.com/lever...l-1895-trapper

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Old 01-07-2020, 08:52 AM
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I agree with those recommending some flavor of CZ. .....

I say get a Tactical Sport Orange. Way below your budget number and it will spoil you. Besides, you have way too much plastic on that list!!!!
This.

I ran mine so hard yesterday that it actually got too hot to hold on to. Just a fantastic piece.
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Old 01-07-2020, 08:55 AM
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No matter how good the CZ TSO is and I have one it's no 1911 and if I were to pick between the two I would always chose a real good 1911 first. Keep in mind when I grew up I had no idea what a CZ was, but I did know what a 1911 was.
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Old 01-07-2020, 09:00 AM
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A Ruger No.1 chambered in 460 S&W Mag.
A minty Colt DS.
Winchester 1892 or 1894. 44Mag or 45Colt......
....and a new 1000X Stetson!

Maybe a Hoyt Tribute bow?
Maybe a 9422 like the one I bought our kids who moved to snowy Western Florida ....better known as Colorado.
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Old 01-07-2020, 11:19 AM
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I have to agree with a CZ. The TSO or Shadow 2 will put any 1911 to shame right out of the box. Parts actually do drop in! Add a red dot and it is crazy accurate. These are really well made guns that require no smithing whatsoever.
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