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5 years 50 weeks ago, 6:58 PM

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Ruger SR9

I ordered an SR9 the other day and I was wondering if this purchase is a good idea. The price is $ 550.
I have a ruger MKII which is nice, but I have seen alot of bad reviews on the SR9. I also am looking at a XD9 that I like, except the price is 800 dollars. What do you guys think?

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5 years 50 weeks ago, 7:29 PM

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thats about right. SR9 has some recalls. Check out their website. They will mail you the part or a prepaid fed ex box. Either way they will take care of it to make sure the gun is solid. Its been about a year now so just check the website, they might have fixed all the problems so the one you have is good. Shoot it and see.

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5 years 50 weeks ago, 7:39 PM

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make sure the Ruger is a newer model and you have a very nice gun.

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5 years 49 weeks ago, 6:53 PM

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Yes Even the old recall guns were very reliable as far as jams and misfires go. I read an article when they first came out they shot like a 1000 rounds through it and actually cooled it down with water! No failures reported during the test.Rugers are known to be very tough and reliable. I own a p-89 and have had absolutly no problems of any kind with it!
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5 years 48 weeks ago, 7:24 PM

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New SR9

Well, I have my SR9 and it is Post-recall. What a nice gun, but the problem is ammunition. It is hard to fine 9mm ammo here. Makes me wonder if I bought the wrong kind of gun. I'm told tat I will need to wait for a few weeks until wholesale sports get some in. I can order from Cabela's if it becomes a problem.

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5 years 48 weeks ago, 7:34 PM

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zampet

I think the 9mm problems is just logistics. I know I bought a few hundred rounds at WalMart, but went to a GunShow last weekend and none was to be had. Cheaper to sell here in the lower 48...

5 years 48 weeks ago, 7:48 PM

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It sounded like there is a shortage of ammunition. Also being from Canada, the sports store waits to make a large order. I am going to have to learn how to re-load 9mm casings as it is no problem to buy the primer and bullets.

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5 years 48 weeks ago, 9:00 PM

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If you need help to get started with reloading, just ask. I have been reloading for 20 years now. I started out reloading 9mm for my Uzi. For some crazy reason I was going thru a lot of ammo.

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