Guns Under $400 OTD

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  1. Winbot

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    Yep I am 100% a Hi Point defender. When I think about "what gun stuff would I like next" I use Hi Points as currency. "Would I rather have that _____ or four Hi Points to gift to friends and family?" it's increasingly difficult to argue with myself against this. I'm currently staying at a family member's house that is protected by a HPF revolver, a great era to be sure but moving forward unless the PT111 G2 goes on sale for $149 again I feel like Hi Point is the way to go.

    Gift package would be

    Gun with case, two mags and accessories: $130, ideally $100 on sale which happens once or twice a year

    Both mags filled with JHP's: $20

    Decent holster: $20

    So you're looking at well under $175 after tax for a full pistol setup. The only things that come close right now are the SCCY CPX2, Ruger EC9 and Taurus PT111 G2 / G2C.
     
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    Tfw you can rent & shoot performance center Shields, but never own them.
     
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    Plus, you can turn that $100-150 hi point into a $20k car pretty quick. Definitely a good investment if you have the business skills.
     
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    My wondernine bias is running hot these days, especially with JHP's reaching a boring level of reliability and sameness between common pistol calibers. I've been thinking about whether I'll ever "upgrade" from the G17 but can't think of anything that would justify it. New offerings like the Sigs and Beretta APX and whatever else are all about that modular chassis but that has zero appeal to me. I guess it all comes down to which has the ergonomics that fit your hands and habits best and I'm lucky in that regard because Gen3 Glocks are great for me. Handled a Gen2 with a Hogue grip the other day and hated it!

    I could see a G26 in my future but finding a deal on one is impossible and I have absolutely no immediate need for one new.
     
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    I have a gen 2 G17 with just regular factor grips and carry it most days. I like it and kinda like you don't see the need to get anything else. Will probably double down on another G17 some time, though.
     
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    My 19 is a gen 4. The modular backstraps are a moot point for me because of my smaller hands but the larger magazine release is quite nice