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Old November 7, 2012, 08:59 AM   #59
OldMarksman
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Posted by Rifleman1952: Small revolvers, with only 5 shots, are carried today by many CCW permit holders across the country, including myself.
That does not mean that the choice is wise.

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The overwhelming majority of criminals are cowards who seek victims, they believe will not fight back. That's one reason the elderly are so often victimized.
That may be true, but it is irrelevant.

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But, if that elderly potential victim pulls out even a two shot derringer and fires at his closest attacker, the rest of the bad guys will take off running and wet themselves along the way.
Maybe. Maybe not. I wouldn't bet on it.
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