Guns to Put on Your List to Santa This Season

With the holiday season officially upon us, the time has come to finalize your list to Santa. We here at Guns.com prefer “toys” with a little firepower. For that reason, we’ve gathered a primo list of guns sure to make your Christmas delightful.

Pistols and Revolvers

1. Shadow Systems MR918 Elite

Shadow Systems’ Elite MR918 is like a Glock on steroids offering upgraded features for those that want a custom look.

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Shadow Systems MR918 Elite boasts a 9mm sub-compact design with custom features right out of the box. Released in early 2019, the semi-auto, striker-fired pistol draws inspiration from the Glock 19 but kicks the concealed carry game up a notch with tritium sights, interchangeable backstraps, threaded gold barrel and ported, optics ready slide.

The Shadow Systems MR918 Elite starts around $988.

2. Wilson Combat CQB

The Wilson Combat CQB is a high end 1911 but well worth the price.

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A staple among 1911 fans, the Wilson Combat CQB brings either a 9mm or .45 ACP model, depending on which variant of the series you choose. Decked out with elevated features like a match-grade barrel, skeletonized hammer, and trigger, and G10 Starburst grips, these guns bring a sleek look to the 1911 game.

Wilson Combat CQB models start around $2,865.

3. Walther Q5 Match SF

For the competitor at heart, the Walther Q5 Match SF brings an elevated design perfect for volume shooters.

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Chambered in 9mm, the Q5 Match SF brings a barrel length of 5-inches to an overall length measuring 8.7-inches. Designed for serious shooters, the pistol boasts a wrap-around grip panel, extended beavertail, full-length Picatinny rail, and recessed slide release. The Q5 Match SF comes ported and optics-ready, with LPA iron sights. Sporting a 15+1 capacity, the Q5 Match SF reduces recoil with a heavier 41.6-ounce build, providing a quality pistol for competition shooters.

The Walther Q5 Match SF retails for $1,499.

4. Ruger GP100

The Ruger GP100 is a solid revolver design.

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The Ruger GP100, chambered in .357 Mag, delivers a revolver aesthetic with a 6-shot capacity. Available in barrel lengths starting at 3-inches and ending at 6-inches, the GP100 touts Hogue grips, a 40-ounce weight, and adjustable sights. With a variety of models to choose, wheelgun fans have plenty of options of which to choose.

The Ruger GP100 starts around $769.

5. Glock 42

Good ole Glock brings a familiar design in a small package.

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The Baby Glock, as it is affectionately called, is an ultra-compact version of the company’s widely loved polymer design. The Glock 42 comes chambered in .380 ACP with all the trappings of Gaston’s guns. Tipping scales at 13.76-ounces, the Glock 42 features an overall length of 5.94-inches and is a favorite companion of concealed carriers due to its small stature and reliable construction.

The Glock 42 comes with a price tag of $400.

Rifles and Shotguns

1. Beretta A400 Xtreme Plus

The Beretta A400 Xtreme Plus is a semi-auto shotgun perfect for waterfowl hunters.

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Beretta provides a solid shotgun for waterfowlers with its A400 Xtreme Plus semi-auto shotgun. Featuring a Kick-Off recoil-reducing buttstock system, the gun provides a softer shooting experience. Weighing around 8-pounds, the A400 Xtreme Plus offers models in 26-, 28- and 30-inch barrel lengths with five 20mm extended tubes.

Available in a bevy of patterns, the Beretta A400 Xtreme Plus retails for $1,900.

2. Daniel Defense DDM4V7

Daniel Defense’s DDM4V7 offers an AR-15 style with M-LOK slots for plenty of accessories.

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Known for its quality builds, Daniel Defense’s DDM4V7 brings a 32-inch AR-15 featuring a 16-inch barrel and 15-inch free-floating MFR handguard with M-LOK attachment slots. The rifle opts for an ambidextrous GRIP-N-RIP charging handle and rounds out its features with a Daniel Defense Buttstock and Pistol Grip.

Daniel Defense’s DDM4V7 is priced at $1,409.

3. Ruger 10/22

The classic Ruger 10/22 offers a variety of models to choose from.

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Hitting the rifle scene in 1964, the iconic Ruger 10/22 has been a staple for plinkers and small game hunters. Serving up a 10-round flush-fitting .22LR capacity, the basic model sports an 18.5-inch barrel and synthetic stock. With plenty of models to choose, the Ruger 10/22 is a great starter gun or simply a perfect addition to a plinking arsenal.

With prices starting at $199, the Ruger 10/22 is not only a classic but also affordable.

4. Savage Axis II XP

The Savage Axis II XP is a bolt-action rifle topped with a scope, ready right out of the box.

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Perfect for gun owners looking for an all-in-one package, the Savage Axis II XP pairs a bolt-action design with a factory-mounted bore-sighted Bushnell Banner 3-9x40mm scope. Available in a range of calibers to include 6.5 Creedmoor, .223 Rem, .308 Win and more, the Axis II XP delivers either an 18-inch barrel or 22-inch barrel depending on flavor. The Axis II XP comes equipped with Savage’s AccuTrigger as well as a mag capacity of four rounds.

The Savage Axis II XP is priced at $478.

5. Mossberg 500

Mossberg’s 500 is a stalwart shotgun with a reliable reputation.

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The pump-action Mossberg 500 is a reliable ole shotgun, providing models from 12-gauge down to .410 bore with barrel lengths depending on chambering. Most of the newer Mossberg 500 models use interchangeable chokes which opens this shotgun up to a range of hunting seasons. Even better, the Mossberg 500 offers an affordable design, easily obtainable for the average Joe.

The Mossberg 500 comes in around $330.

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