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Old 12-31-2013, 05:17 AM   #1
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I was thinking of maybe buying a gp100 as a carry gun. Good idea or no? And if yes what size barrel is reccomended. I want something that i can take to the range and still have fun shooting but still some what comfortably carry. Thanks

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Big ole gun. If you're comfortable with the weight of it I say go for it. Suspenders are a good idea and a good holster and a great belt are musts.

In terms of bbl length I would advise a 3" bbl if you can find one. IMO that will still be comfortable to shoot at the range, given that the 3" model weighs 36 ounces empty.

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Thank you very much

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No problem. Also I would advise to take a look at the S&W 686p as well. Comparable size, weight, and quality, and with the "p" version you get 7 rounds in the cylinder, instead of six.
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Is that about the same price? I have about 500

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Is that about the same price? I have about 500
They're similarly priced. Your best bet will be looking on the used market. Or saving up another two hundred or so for a new one (either).
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I carry my 4" from time to time. Feel like snubbies are no fun on the range and 6" is no fun to carry but 4 is the happy medium

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Thats what im lookin for thank you!

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Just how I've always stood with revolvers. I bought a 4" for my first wheel gun because it's kind of the "do all" length. Eventually I'll own a 6-8" as a specific range toy and I'm sure I'll end up buying a 2 3/8 5 shot to conceal but for now I love my 4" gp100 for a multi purpose. Perfect compromise in barrel length
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