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Old September 14, 2012, 10:25 AM   #9
Shep
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Thanks for all your replies.

As some mentioned, the caliber will work -which was my main concern - but the difficulty of getting the rifle "on target" quickly is also an issue. Plus, I know that she won't want to carry a 7 lb rifle around all day; slinging it will just make it harder to use if needed.

I guess we're back to having her carry a revolver. Now, I have to find a caliber / weight that has enough energy to do the job at very short range without the recoil making it impractical for her. Maybe a .38/357 with SWC in a SP101 or similar.

I realize this isn't really a "hunting" question anymore, so thanks very much for your patience.

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