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  • Posted in thread: New to Handguns on 07-21-2009 at 12:57 AM
    .38 Special ammo can be ran through a .357 revolver.Yes, all firearms have recoil, some more
    than others.With practice you'll be able to do the same with a .38 revolver, butit's all what
    you're comfor...

  • Posted in thread: New to Handguns on 07-20-2009 at 04:06 AM
    Well put, cane!!EmilyATL, try a S&W .38 SPL +P in a "J" frame such as a model 36LS.I don't
    believe that the AirWeights are the best for you and the S&W 686 is a .357 caliber.I could've
    sworn it was a ...

  • Posted in thread: New to Handguns on 07-19-2009 at 02:50 PM
    Emily - the .380 with proper ammunition (Speer Gold Dot HP) provides plenty of firepower,
    particularly in a semi-auto with 7-8 rd capacity. However, as stated previously, I would start
    out with a revo...

  • Posted in thread: New to Handguns on 07-19-2009 at 01:50 PM
    Ok, so I ended up shooting quite a few and think I have it narrowed down. I did try quite a few
    revolvers (all 38)- a S&W 637 airweight, a Ruger LCR, and a S&W 686. The 637 I tried didn't
    have a hamme...

  • Posted in thread: New to Handguns on 07-17-2009 at 07:50 PM
    Thanks all for the tips!Canebrake - no, it doesn't have to be an auto-loader. I have considered
    a revolver from a reliability standpoint. The only handguns I've ever fired were a 22, .380 and
    9mm - an...

  • Posted in thread: New to Handguns on 07-17-2009 at 05:07 PM
    Hi all, I've never owned a handgun and am looking to buy one for personal protection. We've had
    a few break-ins in the area and I'm home alone quite a bit at night. I know I need to go to a
    range and ...

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