Thanks very much for all the replies. Great information here. I have thought about the Ruger but somehow it is just not for me. Fine gun, just a matter of preference. I like the sounds of the Sig classic but no clue how much those go for at this.
Smith sounds like a strong contender.
One of the guys who works at and indoor range I went to said the Mosquito had lots of problems. This is a place that rents you various types of guns so you can check them out.
I have a Glock G19 that my wife finally tried shooting. She doesn't like it. I told her I would research the .22 but it needs to be as beefy as possible so she can get used to as close as possible to a full size pistol.
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