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Old December 31, 2012, 04:16 PM   #74
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Join Date: December 29, 2010
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Originally Posted by Bentonville
I finally decided on a .38 for general home defense. I, like a lot of folks here, have a choice of several calibers. Still, for my wife, mother, younger son, a .38 is best in my opinion. There is no safety to remember, no racking required for weaker hands, no separate magazine, and no scary recoil. The bullet is large enough to do what you want it to do.
I was thinking the same way. My own personal home defense gun is a Sig 226 9mm. I also have a Sprinfiled 1911 45acp. However, my wife has trouble pulling the slide back on them so I bought a Ruger Security Six .357 6" barrel that I keep loaded with Corbon DPX .38spl +p.
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