Many new gun owners want to carry a pistol that packs a decent and performs like a champ. With so many items on the market, it really isn`t about the weapon itself but what you will be doing with it that helps decide what you should be carrying. Some gun owners are looking for recreational sidearms, while others have created a hobby out of competition shooting. Others simply need a firearm that will help them protect their home and loved ones. Choosing a pistol and all the accessories all comes down to your experience and intended use.
The Glock 19
Often accused of being an ugly and more cumbersome purchase, the Glock 19 is one the most popular and reliable 9mm pistols on the market. With options for Glock trigger upgrades, a short 4.02-inch barrel length, an ability to be easily concealed, this handgun is an excellent pistol to add to your collection. There is a trigger safety which takes a little getting used to, but the overall quality is well worth the investment.
Sig Sauer P220
The fact that the Army choose the P220 as it’s standard-issue combat pistol shows you just how reliable this handgun will be. With options to get it chambered in 10mm or a .45, there is plenty of firepower coming out of this pistol. Featuring a stainless steel frame and slide, as well as both front and rear optic sights, this weapons gets high remarks for accuracy and handling. It is a quality semi-automatic handgun.
Given its stockier and heavier nature, this steady handgun leads to greater accuracy and is a great choice for new shooters. It is a double/single-action pistol that rarely experienced stove pipe malfunctions due to its empty shell casing ejection system. A gun well-designed with safety in mind, there is a red chamber indicator to give you notice there is a loaded round. This is an excellent choice for shooter worried about safety.
For a new gun owner, think carefully about the purpose of your purchase. This can help you select a weapon where you can become both comfortable and accurate.