I was looking for the .357 but they didn't have a used .357 at the gun shop that I went to. I really like the .38 though, being my first hand gun purchase I was probably a bit hasty. I fired it and really like it a lot.Steve, welcome to the Forum. A little strange on your screen name since the Beatles were all about love and NOT about guns Anyway welcome to a home for gun lovers! About your .38 ammo- I like Speer Short Barrel Ammo in t
hat cal. The load is designed to preform in a 2" barreled gun as well as most will in a 6" barrel. Has the Gold Dot HP, this bullet is known for it's great performance. Again, Steve welcome+speak up To add-why would you buy a 101 in .38 rather than in .357?? Your missing out on a good defense load in the .357-125gr. JHP!!