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Old 09-26-2007, 09:27 AM   #31
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If only....... Can't stand that lady, uhhh person, ummmm waste of good air.

Come on Greg say what you really feel. You'd like to her and send her to her room without supper
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Old 09-27-2007, 12:00 AM   #32
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Not sure if you have made up you mind yet. If not let me put my 2 cents in. I have been a CC permit holder (NY you need a permit) for 25 years and a IPSC range officer for about 5yrs. For the wife keep in mind the lighter the gun the sharper felt recoil. S&W has a Lady Smith. Very nice weapon. DA so very safe. One well placed 38 round beats a whole mag of wild lead of any cal. Practice, practice, practice. As for you with all the guns I have if I had to go down a dark alley and could only take one it would be my Glock 23. Light, safe, 13rds of 40cal and goes bang every time I pull the trigger. Stay away from any fancy bullets. If you ever have to use your weapon and it is filled with fancy hollow points or whatever you will go broke defending yourself in court after some blood sucking DA and the media portray you as some kind of wacko with a gun filled with bullets made specifically to kill or mame. CC carries a great deal of responsibility. Good luck.

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Old 09-27-2007, 07:46 AM   #33
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Wow...someone else mentioned the .40 Glock......I wonder who that was?
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Old 09-27-2007, 11:56 PM   #34
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Wow...someone else mentioned the .40 Glock......I wonder who that was?
Never find me disagreeing with veteran that defended our country. You have good taste in firearms, can't argue with that.
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Old 09-28-2007, 08:07 AM   #35
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I was waiting for Greg to respond.....tried to get him moving in that direction earlier, but he is a stubborn texan LOL!
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Old 11-02-2007, 03:52 PM   #36
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I know I'm new and all, but if you're still shopping check out the S&W 642 with crimson trace laser grips. 5 rounds of .38 corbon DPX hollow points will get the point across (no pun intended) and the laser sight makes for some fierce intimidation as well as getting into firing position quick. I don't know about other states, but here we are not "allowed" to pull a firearm unless we have no other choice but to use it. My idea with the laser is to get from point "a" to point "B" in the least amount of time as possible. As far as defending yourself in court should you ever have too, well I'll at least be there to take my chances. My firearms instuctor told my wife and I to make sure you only have one side of the story to tell in court. Now I can tell you I pray I never have to put any of this into action, but if I need to it has been practiced once or twice. Oh and yes most well armed people are very pollite and pleasent to be around. Just my .02
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Old 11-02-2007, 11:44 PM   #37
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Old 11-03-2007, 06:08 AM   #38
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Sawed off AK-47.. light weight, kinda compact, definate reliable weapon.
plenty of rounds if they miss the first time.....
This is a response that I would exspect from a person that knows very little about guns and listens to the 6:00 news and belives that every thing they hear does not have a spin on it.

I live in New Hampshire, have a permit to carry, have had to pull mine out only once. Did not have to pull the trigger. The "idiot" rethought his position and he and his other gang members left with thier tails between thier legs.

I carry a CZ-75 compact in 9mm. Light, handles well and is not costly. I also have a Walther PP in 32 apc. This you can carry anywhere and not have it show. This is the one I keep in my camper.

Rember, if you learn how to handle a gun properly and shoot it properly, it only takes one shot and the problem goes away.

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Old 11-03-2007, 08:09 AM   #39
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NDJollymon, PLEASE let me know if your ever in Florida. We need to camp together (our families,not us personaly) if it can be arranged. It seems like we could spend a few minutes around a campfire telling tall tales. Oh and I can NEVER have too many friends
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Old 11-03-2007, 09:07 PM   #40
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Still haven't purchased anything for the lady yet but I have looked at and am considering the S&W 642. I like the inclosed hammer design. They run about $400 here. I'm also considering the Bersa Thunder .380 as it is reported to be a very reliable weapon.

I've still got time as my wife has not taken the class to get her cert yet...

So far I've been lucky that I've never had to draw my weapon. I never want to have to. But I do like knowing that it's there should I need it.

I will keep y'all posted as to what we get.

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