To each his own.
I find 4 inch barrels to be bothersome and 6 inch barrels intolerable for concealed carry. I much prefer 3 inch guns though 2 inch guns are good. At "bad breath" distance I can't detect ANY difference in my ability to hit a man sized target.
Mark Lane to William Buckley: "Have you ever referred to Jessee Jackson as an ignoramus?"
Buckley: "If I didn't, I should have"