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Thread: GDG- GALS-Personal protection semiauto vs revolver

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    Default GDG- GALS-Personal protection semiauto vs revolver

    Hey girls.
    Any of you packin'? Do you have a semiauto,or a revolver,? What caliber/brand,etc.?
    Drawbacks/preferences/advantages to any or either?
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    380 semiauto, kicks like a mule, finicky as to what ammo it likes 9otherwise it jams), discharges ALOT of GSR, and is only accurate to the same distance that I can throw it!!! Plus it's not really considered protection when its in a gun safe with a trigger lock, the key to the gun safe is in one place, the key to the gun is in top drawer of dresser under socks, the ammo is in the closet on the top shelf. Grabbing a golf club or bat!
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    I have a new Smith & Wesson Airweight 38 hammerless and LOVE it. Had to get one of those Hogue silicone sleeves that covers the metal between the grips, but I really like the gun.

    I also have a Belgium Browning 9mm semi, but I am more comfortable with revolvers since we use them every day training. We use real 22 revolvers instead of starter pistols.
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    Ladies,

    Sorry for intruding but my wife and I had this conversation.

    For home defense nothing beats a shotgun loaded with #4s or larger. A pistol even for experts is hard to be accurate. Of course we have no children at home.

    Now in your purse I don't know.

    Tim

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    Thanks,
    Keep em coming.....
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    Got one of them there shotguns handy, too.

    .38 goes in a handy little holster when I am around the farm alone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by duk4me View Post
    Ladies,

    Sorry for intruding but my wife and I had this conversation.

    For home defense nothing beats a shotgun loaded with #4s or larger. A pistol even for experts is hard to be accurate. Of course we have no children at home.

    Now in your purse I don't know.

    Tim
    This is exactly what my husband says. Both Brad and my dad want me to get a c.w. permit, but I can't have anything at school anyway so it's pointless. That's where I would need it the most.
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    This is what I'm waiting on
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    Ruger is saying that their new "LCR" will be out March 1, 2009. This is a revolver follow-up to their .380 auto LCP (Lightweight Compact Pistol). At 13 oz's, it is pretty light.


    More info:
    http://www.ruger.com/LCR/specs.html

    Video:
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    I have a Glock 17 and an older Smith Model 36. I plan on getting a Smith hammerless .38 for general carry (probably model 642 or 442), a Glock 26 because I like them too, and maybe a Ruger LCP for deep carry. I just have to wait for my dog to heal up so I can quit spending money on physical therapy and vet visits.
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    Quote Originally Posted by msdaisey View Post
    I have a new Smith & Wesson Airweight 38 hammerless and LOVE it..
    An excellent choice especially when paired with a Crimson Trace laser sight, this is an ideal handgun for personal protection, especially for females, no slide to jack, no clip to deal with, with the Crimson Trace laser sight just put the dot on the target and pull the trigger

    http://www.tactical-store.com/crimso...FQZinAod-wqzzw
    Last edited by EdA; 02-04-2009 at 05:37 PM.

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