Giving pistol as a gift
I'm planning on giving my son in law a pistol as a gift this summer and I'm trying to decide which gun to give.
He's an inexperienced shooter and this would be his first gun. I'm torn between giving him a Ruger MKII or a Bersa Thunder .380.
The Ruger would be a great trainer, accurate and cheap to shoot. (I know that he probably would probably not want to spend much money on ammo.)
The Bersa has defensive capability, but once again, if he doesn't spend money on ammo, at around 30 cents a round, he may never get to be a decent shooter.
I am also insisting on my daughter and him taking a good pistol safety course, in addition to taking them to a range myself, when I visit this summer.
Any thoughts on this?