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View Poll Results: Self Defense Caliber?
.22LR 3 2.29%
.380 ACP 10 7.63%
9mm Parabellum 43 32.82%
.40 S&W 24 18.32%
.45 ACP 54 41.22%
.38 Special 12 9.16%
.357 Magnum 19 14.50%
.44 Special 3 2.29%
.44 Magnum 2 1.53%
Other 15 11.45%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 131. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-23-2013, 07:48 PM   #21
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Here's some info based on a poll of members of this forum, it's a year and a half old at this point but still very relevant. The data is not specific to self defense but I thought you might be interested.

http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f14/how-many-calibers-do-you-own-50519/index7.html#post733107

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45 ACP. A proven man stopper.

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For now, I have a .357 Magnum for home defense. If I ever were to carry, it would be my .380. I know others may disagree but for now, I am perfectly comfortable with my choices. I don't doubt for a minute either of those two calibers will keep me safe.
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This is how. Different purposes.
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Here's some info based on a poll of members of this forum, it's a year and a half old at this point but still very relevant. The data is not specific to self defense but I thought you might be interested.

http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f14/how-many-calibers-do-you-own-50519/index7.html#post733107
That is interesting. Thanks for the link.
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So who's the wiseguy that clicked .22?

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So who's the wiseguy that clicked .22?
No idea. I thought the page would show us who voted for what, but I can't figure that out.
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No idea. I thought the page would show us who voted for what, but I can't figure that out.
JosephMD. You need to click on the number of votes to see who voted for what.
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Oh, let me answer back.... "Yep a girl on my left, and one on my right."
ahhhh, 'dream-date' night.


My favorite hand gun for self defense is a 38special, 357, 40s&w, and a 44 magnum.
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I hate this answer.....

It depends.
Where am I going? How am I going to be dressed? What will I be doing?
A BBQ at C3Shooter's is one thing.
Going out for a pizza with Winds is another.
Catching mudbugs in Louisiana is something else.

So many decisions, and then I have to worry that my fingernails and hair are done....

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This is how. Different purposes.
But this was the OP's question:
What is your favorite self defense caliber? Not for home defense, not for plinking, not for skeet shooting. Simply personal defense, as in a CC weapon.


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