First Gun was a Sears-Ted Williams/Winchester Model 3T. Christmas gift when I was 12 years old. I still have her.
First handgun was Ruger P89. Just like @usmcdjb said, "it was inexpensive and I didn't know anything back then." Took my CHL class with it back in 1995 and quickly sold it because it weighed a ton and was a beast to try and carry.
First 1911 was this Kimber Eclipse Custom II. I just had to have a Kimber. Still have her.
First handgun was a Ruger P89 back in 2000 (gave it to my dad a couple years ago to use for home defense). Shot it a couple times at my parent's house and then stuck it in a closet and forgot about it. 10 years later a couple coworkers drug me out to the range. One of them let me shoot his Kimber Custom II and I fell in love with the 1911 platform. Shortly after that I bought my first 1911, a black & stainless Springfield Loaded "Combat" model, which I still have. That began the addiction, not just to 1911's but handguns in general.
My first handgun was a Glock G30 that I hated. Traded it for a P220. My first 1911 was a DW PM9 that I bought last year. I've got about 2800 rounds on it and the sound it makes when I rack the slide still makes me smile.
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