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Best Guns Under $500
YCN ^ | Dec. 20, 2011 | Dan S. Defense

Posted on 03/12/2011 8:05:05 AM PST by fightinJAG

Best self-defense handguns typically conjure thoughts of high priced custom handguns. But in reality, you can get great self-defense handguns for under $500. In this collection, we'll look at affordable quality for any budget. And while these handguns may not be built by master gunsmiths, we'll submit that combat accuracy and rock solid reliability can both be achieved with any handgun on our list. And with that, let's look at the best self-defense handgun for under $500. Note that prices are based on December, 2010 survey of top online handgun selling sites (e.g. Buds' Gun Shop & Gun Broker).

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1 posted on 03/12/2011 8:05:07 AM PST by fightinJAG
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To: fightinJAG

12 Ga. Double?


2 posted on 03/12/2011 8:05:39 AM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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To: fightinJAG

A stolen Uzi. ; )


3 posted on 03/12/2011 8:08:07 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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The late great Dan S. Defense, of recent ZOT fame.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2684217/posts


4 posted on 03/12/2011 8:09:45 AM PST by humblegunner (Blogger Overlord)
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To: fightinJAG

a bare bones new 1911 for around $350-400

nothing beats a .45ACP

probably need to get an imported one for that price...


5 posted on 03/12/2011 8:11:49 AM PST by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: fightinJAG

Any .357 mag from Taurus.


6 posted on 03/12/2011 8:27:07 AM PST by BigCinBigD (Northern flags in South winds flutter...)
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To: fightinJAG

There aren’t any (unless they’re stolen.)


7 posted on 03/12/2011 8:29:31 AM PST by fwdude (Anita Bryant was right.)
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To: fightinJAG

I’d have to go with the Mossberg 500 in 12 gauge for the long-gun choice. For a handgun, under $500 a Glock Model 22 (.40 cal). If you are willing to spend a bit more, a standard GI spec. 1911 is really a better choice.


8 posted on 03/12/2011 8:30:15 AM PST by Afterguard
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THIS is one gun to avoid like the plague!
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2687208/posts


9 posted on 03/12/2011 8:30:21 AM PST by Matchett-PI ("Freedom's Just Another Word For Nothing Left to Tax " ~ Gagdad Bob)
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To: fightinJAG

Is the Stoegar Cougar at about $400 any good? ( Formerly Beretta Cougar). It is available in 9mm, .40 S+W, and .45 ACP.


10 posted on 03/12/2011 8:34:30 AM PST by matthew fuller (God bless and protect Michelle Bachmann!)
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11 posted on 03/12/2011 8:37:06 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: Afterguard

Agreed. No better all purpose weapons than the Mossbergs, or similar shotguns of other manufacturers. I’m trying to buy specific Mossberg 590 Series and the 930 series. Hard to find for some reason.


12 posted on 03/12/2011 8:43:16 AM PST by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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13 posted on 03/12/2011 8:44:23 AM PST by davetex (All my weapons got melted by a meteor!! No Sh*t)
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To: fightinJAG

A pistol crossbow.. would work fine in some/many occasions..


14 posted on 03/12/2011 8:44:36 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: fwdude

springfield arms xd subcompact in .40 cal....about $475.00 brand new in the box.... made by a real american company


15 posted on 03/12/2011 8:46:29 AM PST by joe fonebone (Project Gunwalker, this will make watergate look like the warm up band......)
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http://www.amazon.com/BRAND-NOT-SPECIFIED-80-Crossbow/dp/B00189ZMQE


16 posted on 03/12/2011 8:46:57 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: fightinJAG

CZ 82 220$ you cant beat it.


17 posted on 03/12/2011 8:50:14 AM PST by Jimma
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Here come The Judge
http://www.ableammo.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=113742


18 posted on 03/12/2011 8:51:20 AM PST by BipolarBob (I'm BiPolar,BiWinning AND have a clean drug test. Questions? Call 1-800-CharlieSheen)
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To: JoeProBono

Ow. Just ow.


19 posted on 03/12/2011 8:52:42 AM PST by Mountain Troll (My investment plan - Canned food and shotguns)
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To: screaminsunshine

Rem 870, a good knife and lots of ammo.


20 posted on 03/12/2011 8:53:10 AM PST by ├čudda├čudd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona.....)
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