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Old 07-13-2012, 10:55 PM   #31
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Ok thanks guys i think i have an idea of what to get. Lol not another hi point but you all know she and the kids are most important to me.
Chinhippy, you might even check into a pump shotgun. a shotgun is still one of the best choices for HD. a Mossberg, a Winchester, a Remington or even the Maverick for a good option on pumps.
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Old 07-14-2012, 01:53 AM   #32
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My daughter is 27, 5'7, 125 lbs, and carries and shoots a Ruger SR9c. She has no problem racking the slide, or handling the recoil. It is a nice accurate hand gun to shoot.

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Glock 17 loaded with good defensive ammo. If that won't stop the threat, not much else will.

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I know you said you perfer auto, but I'll talk about revolvers anyway.
I personally have a ruger SP101. Its smaller then the GP, and, again personally, I think it looks damn good. If she can handle the trigger of a double action revolver, I would start there. The SP is heavy which might scare her at first, but with .38 specials there is almost no recoil, its like shooting .22. I also personally feel safer with a revolver with "1 in the chamber" then I do a semi auto.
The SIG 226 is another good one, I have on of those also. 9mm in this gun has a little more felt recoil then the SP with .38s. The SIG has a decocker that allows you to put one in the chamber, and drop the hammer, leaving the gun in a rest mode rather then rely on safeties to hold the firing pin back. I may get flamed for that one, but I don't feel comfortable leaving the firing pin in a 'ready to go' position for extended amounts of time. It can't feel good for the gun either, I mean, can guns get blue balls? Being cocked and locked without firing anything has to suck.

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