7 Best Pistols Under $450

It is a brutal fact that sometimes our funds force us to choose what we buy from the gun store. While we might have fancy custom tastes, our budget demands something cheaper. Most folks say that budget is a factor in deciding their next firearm purchases. The market is loaded and there are many options for folks with limited money. Many of these firearms are excellent performers and have served gun owners for years! So, let’s look at pistols that be bought for under $400.

Ruger Security 9

The Ruger Security 9 has the same Secure Action that is in the LCP II gun, which gives owners a smooth trigger with an internal hammer. The trigger is crisp and short. And an added benefit is that it is easy to operate the slide, compared to a striker-fired gun.

Canik TP9SA

The original TP9 was a stalwart of performance and value in a polymer pistol, and today it has returned and it’s better than ever before with a number of upgrades engineered into it for shooters on a budget. This is a great 9mm gun that is also very enjoyable to shoot.

Taurus Millennium G2 PT111

This gun has a polymer frame, small profile and a 3.2″ barrel. Making the Taurus’ Millennium G2 great for concealment. It also has an accessory rail and textured grip for more comfort. And includes a loaded-chamber indicator as well as the Taurus Security System.


SCCY makes their CPX pistols in the great state of Florida. They created their hammered-fired weapons to be concealed by the owner. The size is close to that of a Glock 26. They also come in many different colors.

Kahr CT9

This gun includes a polymer frame and a stainless-steel slide with textured grips. It also features trigger-cocking, double-action with 8+1 ammo, along with adjustable front and rear sight and night sight.

Walther Creed

The Creed includes a double-action trigger system and a bobbed hammer that guarantees no-snag draw from concealed position. This provides the shooter with smooth and light trigger pull. All parts are treated with abrasion resistant coating, giving a matte hardened surface. Also included is an ambidextrous magazine release, 3-dot sights, and cocking serrations. Walther has not compromised on the quality of this gun.

Fab 92 Tangfoglio

This polymer pistol has an ambidextrous safety and a 16-round mag. It also has a double action trigger with a very smooth pull and a crisp release. This pistol has a slide firing pin safety that operates as a hammer decocker. Also included is a reversible magazine catch. This is yet another great pistol for a great price.

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