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Old 04-15-2011, 05:10 PM   #1
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What do you think is best the handgun caliber?



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What is your question? Are you asking what IMO, is THE handgun caliber or what handguns can be chambered in?



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Im just seeing what handgun calibers people like best

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In that case.....I'm not sure I could pick just one. For me it would be a tight race between 45acp and 357 mag but I think the 357 would win because with one gun I can defend myself, hunt game from rabbit to deer and ammo is everywhere.

What's your pick?

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Depends entirely on what you want to DO with the handgun.

Hunting BIG animals with teeth and claws- the biggest caliber that does not require wheels to move it.

Social pupose concealed carry? I do well with a .357 revolver.

Putzing around on the target range? .22 LR

Just having fun? .44 ball and cap.


As much as I like steak, I do not have it 21 times a week. Sometimes lasagna, a salad, and some garlic bread fills the bill. I have .22 Short, LR, .25, 32, .380, pmm, 38 Special, 357, 44s, and 45s. Have never felt the attaction of the larger than .45 calibers, but under some circumstances, I would.

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I'd go with .40S&W or .44 mag.

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all around best handgun cal. or your favorite
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Something between .3 and .5, imo.

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The single most versatile handgun I have is my .41 magnum (for MY uses). It's my version of everybody else's .357.



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