Originally Posted by mahall
If someone could guarantee me I would never need more than 6-8 rounds quick, fast and in a hurry! And I would never face multiple attackers or be in the middle of a shooting rampage that seems to happen at least every month in this country! I will trade my semis in tomorrow and carry a wheel gun!! Until I see such a guarantee with logic and proof, I'm carrying large capacity semis! Even that does not guarantee I will get out of those situations but clearly it would give me the best chance over a 6 shooter!
How many times to date have you even needed one round? But you still carry, and you carry what makes you feel confident, correct? In addition to a spare mag or two. Do you also carry a pocket flashlight, tactical fighting knife, other "force multipliers"? Maybe a 2nd gun
Many folk carry much to much un-needed crap IMHO ; basically If you need suspenders to keep your pants up then you may need to rethink your situation a bit....
So why would you need someone else's guarantee's? A revolver is just as good as a semi auto in relation to the operator. A snub revolver carries fairly well concealed, and with the invent of speed strips carrying 12 extra rounds is hardly noticeable. A complete shooter IMHO would be comfortable with either carry option.
I grew up with revolvers, and they were my primary duty weapons, until ultimately The Departments I worked for adopted the Semi-Auto's ("capacity arguments" were the initial mantra's) so I'm comfortable with either platform.
As I've stated before revolvers are less prone to "mechanical malfunctions"