p238 for my wifes first gun? - Page 3
Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Handguns > Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection > p238 for my wifes first gun?

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-14-2012, 12:15 AM   #21
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
jimogden1984's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 863
Liked 330 Times on 179 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Is the sig p938 out yet? Its the same but 9mm and about 1/4 inch longer and taller

__________________
jimogden1984 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2012, 03:25 AM   #22
RIP my good and faithful dog.
FTF_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
winds-of-change's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Northern Illinois
Posts: 23,018
Liked 7181 Times on 4322 Posts
Likes Given: 8767

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Flat Tire View Post
Give you a break, why, because you are so emotional ? My comment is simple, most women don't care how the gun works. They want to have confidence quickly and not waste time learning about every little function on a semiauto. They could figure it out but they just don't care. The revolver is just simple, put the bullets in here and pull the trigger, done. Men want to play with everything they get there hands on. This is just a blanket statement and is based on percentage, not everyone. I see guys with their wives at the range all the time and I get many of the wives asking me if I brought my 10 shot 4" barrel smith revolver today. They all like it and want to shoot it, I take it every time I go to the range because it fits well for every new shooter.


Hmmm....emotional? I don't think so. It was more like righteous indignation. I like learning and knowing my guns as much as the next person. It really has nothing to do with male/female issues. I know a lot of guys who don't give a hoot about guns. I'd say I know more about guns then they do. In fact, I go to the range by myself. I rarely have a man with me. So, I am quite proficient with my guns. I just found it interesting that you would make a comment like that.

Quote:
Originally Posted by DodgerBlue View Post
I can't believe you put Winds on blast like that! dude countries like saudi arabia and others of like are cheering for you right now. lol
Im just waiting for the "keep em in the kitchen" blast to come next. lol
Thanks, Dodger. I'm betting I can outshoot him at the range AND out cook him in the kitchen, too.
And I can even take apart and clean my Ruger Mark II, which everyone seems to think is a difficult task.

Quote:
Originally Posted by JonM View Post
your so off base its not even funny.

my wife hates revolvers she says they are too hard to load. she has three semi auto pistols all of which she picked. Desert Eagle 50AE, xdm 9mm, bersa thunder.

in fact here is her cranking off a few rounds with her Desert Eagle. i think she understand semi autos pretty well... there are damn few people who handle that heavy recoil heavy torque handgun like she does. if you dont grip it and control it it will jam or spit brass in your face

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYOkb6GHpxI
Thank you, Jon.
__________________
Honor Student: School of Hard Knocks
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Quando Omni Flunkus Moritatus
winds-of-change is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2012, 07:06 AM   #23
Moderator
FTF_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
robocop10mm's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Austin,Texas, by God!!
Posts: 10,108
Liked 2773 Times on 1449 Posts
Likes Given: 243

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Flat Tire View Post
Give you a break, why, because you are so emotional ? My comment is simple, most women don't care how the gun works. They want to have confidence quickly and not waste time learning about every little function on a semiauto. They could figure it out but they just don't care. The revolver is just simple, put the bullets in here and pull the trigger, done. Men want to play with everything they get there hands on. This is just a blanket statement and is based on percentage, not everyone. I see guys with their wives at the range all the time and I get many of the wives asking me if I brought my 10 shot 4" barrel smith revolver today. They all like it and want to shoot it, I take it every time I go to the range because it fits well for every new shooter.





I think this is a good comment, thanks
My aren't you the male chauvinist? Is there a rock somewhere missing you? Come on man. How can anyone possibly know what "the majority of women want". Your comment was degrading and insensitive.
__________________

In life, strive to take the high road....It offers a better field of fire.
"Robo is right" Fuzzball

robocop10mm is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2012, 11:27 AM   #24
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Vincine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Adirondack Mts.
Posts: 3,341
Liked 1743 Times on 901 Posts
Likes Given: 1343

Default

(Do I really want to get into this?)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Flat Tire View Post
. . Most women will understand the way a revolver works better than a semiauto. .
I think this is true. I also think it’s true for most men. In fact, I’d put money on more men not being able to tell the difference between revolver and automatic rounds without reading the box or knowing what ‘+1’ means.

(Winds, by your very presence on this board, I wouldn't think you fit in the category of 'Most women'. I know I don’t.)
__________________
"Sometimes I pretend to be normal, but it's boring and I go back to being me."
"You might as well be yourself, people won’t like you anyway."

Last edited by Vincine; 03-15-2012 at 11:17 AM.
Vincine is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2012, 02:26 PM   #25
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Idaho --,Happy
Posts: 1,905
Liked 341 Times on 237 Posts
Likes Given: 38

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by winds-of-change View Post
Hmmm....emotional? I don't think so. It was more like righteous indignation. I like learning and knowing my guns as much as the next person. It really has nothing to do with male/female issues. I know a lot of guys who don't give a hoot about guns. I'd say I know more about guns then they do. In fact, I go to the range by myself. I rarely have a man with me. So, I am quite proficient with my guns. I just found it interesting that you would make a comment like that.
It was a comment based on percentages. When you go to the range (by yourself) and you look up and down the range how many women do you see by themselves? There are a couple women who don't have male partners and who paid for a lesson on how to shoot so they can protect themselves. After the one class they don't really come back, maybe once. There is the woman who is single trying to meet some guy. But very few girls go to the range to shoot and gossip with other girls. So you are the 1 percent and the original comment was not directed at you. Most women ( the 99%) don't care about guns and they don't show any interest between one or another, they don't spend enough time with a gun and they just want simple.
__________________
Flat Tire is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2012, 02:41 PM   #26
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Idaho --,Happy
Posts: 1,905
Liked 341 Times on 237 Posts
Likes Given: 38

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by robocop10mm View Post
My aren't you the male chauvinist? Is there a rock somewhere missing you? Come on man. How can anyone possibly know what "the majority of women want". Your comment was degrading and insensitive.
I think you are looking at this the wrong way, I didn't say men are better than women, that would be a chauvinist comment. All I said is most women don't care, it is an observation.
__________________
Flat Tire is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2012, 04:06 PM   #27
RIP my good and faithful dog.
FTF_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
winds-of-change's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Northern Illinois
Posts: 23,018
Liked 7181 Times on 4322 Posts
Likes Given: 8767

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Flat Tire View Post
It was a comment based on percentages. When you go to the range (by yourself) and you look up and down the range how many women do you see by themselves? There are a couple women who don't have male partners and who paid for a lesson on how to shoot so they can protect themselves. After the one class they don't really come back, maybe once. There is the woman who is single trying to meet some guy. But very few girls go to the range to shoot and gossip with other girls. So you are the 1 percent and the original comment was not directed at you. Most women ( the 99%) don't care about guns and they don't show any interest between one or another, they don't spend enough time with a gun and they just want simple.
Truly, to be a proficient shooter and to be safe with your gun, one should know how it works inside and out. It isn't enough to be able to shoot a gun without understanding a gun. To own and carry a gun or to even shoot a gun, you are doing yourself a disservice and possibly putting yourself and those around you in danger if you don't know your gun backwards and forwards whether it be revolver or semi-auto. Also, to take a self defense class and to never go back to the range to practice regularly is pretty stupid, too. To be able to place that bullet where it'll count in a high stress situation takes waaaay more than one self defense class. There is nothing "simple" about handling and carrying a gun. It is a huge responsibility not to be taken lightly. Anyone who thinks they can take one class and be proficient in self defense is more likely to have that gun taken away from them in a confrontational situation and possibly have that gun used against them. Not to mention the second or two you have to evaluate a situation and the thought process needed to know what to do (or not do) with that gun in any given situation.
__________________
Honor Student: School of Hard Knocks
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Quando Omni Flunkus Moritatus
winds-of-change is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2012, 05:12 PM   #28
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Pendleton, 29670,South Carolina
Posts: 2,586
Liked 1273 Times on 736 Posts
Likes Given: 1937

Default

So, get a P238

__________________
AIKIJUTSU is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2012, 09:27 PM   #29
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
rayssrr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 13
Liked 3 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Wow, I didn't mean to start a argument, but I did get a lot of good advice. Thank you!

__________________
rayssrr is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2012, 03:57 AM   #30
RIP my good and faithful dog.
FTF_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
winds-of-change's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Northern Illinois
Posts: 23,018
Liked 7181 Times on 4322 Posts
Likes Given: 8767

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rayssrr View Post
Wow, I didn't mean to start a argument, but I did get a lot of good advice. Thank you!
You didn't start an argument. We prefer to call it a debate.
__________________
Honor Student: School of Hard Knocks
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
Quando Omni Flunkus Moritatus
winds-of-change is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Wifes new fixed blade knife griffin81 Other Weapons 21 01-30-2012 05:50 PM
New Sig P238 Olympus Semi-Auto Handguns 5 10-25-2011 08:45 PM
S&W CS9 vs Sig P238! SgtSam Semi-Auto Handguns 2 10-14-2011 08:54 PM
Wifes Rifle yotatoy General Rifle Discussion 10 09-20-2010 04:36 AM