What's the smallest caliber firearm you'd use to protect you

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Re: What's the smallest caliber firearm you'd use to protect

Post by thePeck » Wed Jun 11, 2014 6:42 pm

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Re: What's the smallest caliber firearm you'd use to protect

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Re: What's the smallest caliber firearm you'd use to protect

Post by OrangeDragon » Wed Jun 11, 2014 6:49 pm

Just watched some videos of that 500 in action... an 800 grain round with a big flat lead slug in it called the T-Rex Thumper. 2 well trained and experienced shooters who were in good shape could barely keep a hold of it, and after 3 shots 1 had to put it down because his hand was too sore.

what a fucking machine.
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Re: What's the smallest caliber firearm you'd use to protect

Post by sanjuro » Wed Jun 11, 2014 6:53 pm

I've got a .45 flintlock long rifle. Great to shoot every so often. If it were not a modern copy, I'd be a lot more nervous about the breech exploding in my face.

A .38 revolver or a 9mm would be the smallest I'd feel comfortable with. The .40 or the .357 mag. are more interesting to me.
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Re: What's the smallest caliber firearm you'd use to protect

Post by Singularian » Wed Jun 11, 2014 6:54 pm

OrangeDragon wrote: experienced shooters who were in good shape could barely keep a hold of it

what a fucking machine.
Funnily enough a young lady of my acquaintance used almost those exact words just the other night. :oops:
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Re: What's the smallest caliber firearm you'd use to protect

Post by OrangeDragon » Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:02 pm

Singularian wrote:
OrangeDragon wrote: experienced shooters who were in good shape could barely keep a hold of it

what a fucking machine.
Funnily enough a young lady of my acquaintance used almost those exact words just the other night. :oops:
I told you not to ask her about me.
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Re: What's the smallest caliber firearm you'd use to protect

Post by Singularian » Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:10 pm

OrangeDragon wrote:I told you not to ask her about me.
Well she is your sister and we had to talk about something.
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Re: What's the smallest caliber firearm you'd use to protect

Post by OrangeDragon » Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:13 pm

Singularian wrote:
OrangeDragon wrote:I told you not to ask her about me.
Well she is your sister and we had to talk about something.
Just make sure uncle-dad doesn't find out... he gets jealous.
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Re: What's the smallest caliber firearm you'd use to protect

Post by EdinWigan » Wed Jun 11, 2014 8:00 pm

If it was the type of person to walk about with a concealed firearm for self defence (which I am not) then it would need to be the faithful Walther PPK with HP or GS Slugs as the ammo of choice. I guess it comes down to the balance of many things, including conceal-ability, safety and stopping power. I think you achieve this with a PPK and the correct ammo.

These people who want to carry about something that will drop an elephant, it is all good and well but come on, it is hardly high on the threat list for 104 street. Besides that you would need a wheelbarrow to cart it about.

Magnum charge ammo, with solid, jacketed bullets? Who are you going to kill? The Jao in front of you with a knife or the bloke, a couple of rooms away, cooking his dinner? Well with that type of calibre in close quarters, either is possible.

If it is carried for self defence and not because you think it adds two extra inches the size of your cock. Then you are going to be shooting at a target up to 3 metres away and maybe inside a room of your home. Do you really want to kill the next door neighbour or have a a bullet bouncing off the walls looking for a soft place to land , like your kids, small sized weapon, appropriate ammo and the element of surprise, every-time.

However, if I am completely wrong in my threat analysis here and an elephant charges you from your bathroom, then I was wrong and you, well you are f**ked, ooop's, sh*t happens!!!


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