At $500 buy used. That's the only advice I can give you
I bought my first gun used off the classifieds (for $450) and it's a workhorse. Make sure that you either do a deal locally or the other person is reputable if not doing locally (preferably a good/reputable gundoc that people can vouch for).
ಠ_ಠLess QQ more Pew Pew
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