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Old January 24, 2013, 05:04 PM   #1
joek1
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.357, VS .45, .40 with regard to recoil,

Hi,

I have been looking at purchsing either a .380, 9X17 Makarov or a 9mm for CCW.

I am looking at these calibres because I have a disease that makes shooting my .357 Ruger SP101 painful after about 25 rounds.

I am not a huge fan of the .380, MAK or even the 9mm, but not having the ability to shoot the .45 or the .40 I wonder if I could handle these rounds, preferably the .45 then the .40.

So I guess at the end of this my question is in your experience is the felt recoil of either the .45 and/or the .40 cal. less than my .357 snub nose revolver?

I should also state that I am NOT adverse to carrying a heavy gun, however I am still looking for a compact version.

I'm also thinking about getting into reloading...I have never done any reloading before ... but are any of these rounds easier or more difficult to reload?


Thank You!
Joe
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