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Old 05-28-2013, 04:18 PM   #11
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I would want a handgun that is easy to conceal, but still powerful. It needs to survive in the harshest environment. It must have at least a 15 shot capacity.

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Old 05-30-2013, 02:26 PM   #12
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If you had only one gun to own! Conceal, HD, Range. Comfort, safety, and dependability!! 1 gun to serve all your needs!! 1 gun, what would it be!!
4" .357 mag. General purpose. Including backpacking and hunting.
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The "one gun" I would buy is the one I bought first*, a S&W 4" .357.

* Actual 1st was a S&W 586, longest owned is a S&W 19.

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Old 05-30-2013, 02:54 PM   #14
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The "one gun" I would buy is the one I bought first*, a S&W 4" .357.

* Actual 1st was a S&W 586, longest owned is a S&W 19.
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A S&W k-frame .38. All around great shooters, easy to conceal in a snub nose.

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As much as I love the .38 sp.........S$W 14's and Colt DB's.

I'd opt for a 4" .357.Now,depending on ultimate "usage"....would start with a Python,then work down to a 686....then pare it down further twds a Ruger.YMMV.

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PF-9 keltec pocket 9, with the twisted Industries .22lr conversion unit for same. Can always use it to get a longarm, then use that to get a real fighting rifle, if ever need one.

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Old 06-01-2013, 02:51 PM   #18
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I'd have to go with my Ruger 5" GP100 .357

Rock solid dependable, and can knock down small game, large game and 2 legged predators without any problems.

Hard to pick one perfect gun, but it would be hard to go wrong with a .357!

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I think the one gun for EVERYTHING would be a 3" GP100 with the small grips. The internals will run a LONG time, it conceals well, it is light enough that packing is not a burden and it packs quite a punch w/357s to hunt with.
My second choice would be a Glock 10mm G29. The only problem is ammo is pricey and hard to find sometimes(when there is ammo on the shelves). It is light to carry, lasts forever and packs a punch to hunt with.

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either a 4" barreled GP100 or S & W 66, 19 or 686 or maybe a Commander sized 1911 in 45.

either of these would be good all purpose pistols that could cover a lot of bases.

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