I have a 32 and love it. I also have a 40cal barrel for it which makes it a 23. The way I see it, I've got about $600 in 2 weapons. I don't really feel much dif. in recoil between the 2 but I shoot a lot of 22, 9, 40 & 357sig. Have to say, the 357sig, is a bad ass round!!