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Thinking about getting a gun.It has to be easy to handle for a lady.Any suggestions welcomed.

Posted on 11/28/2012 5:44:32 PM PST by fatima

Thinking about getting a gun.It has to be easy to handle for a lady.Any suggestions welcomed.


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1 posted on 11/28/2012 5:44:40 PM PST by fatima
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To: fatima

Desert Eagle .50AE

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2 posted on 11/28/2012 5:47:58 PM PST by Crazieman (Are you naive enough to think VOTING will fix this entrenched system?)
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To: fatima

Get a small .32 caliber. Will fit in your purse. Easy to handle, light, but good for protection.

You can’t kill an elk with it, but who cares?


3 posted on 11/28/2012 5:48:59 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: fatima

Hammerless Smith and Wesson in .38 Special. If you are going to carry get it in titanium, if you are going to keep it for home defense get it in steel.

My second choice is the Glock in 9mm in the subcompact size.


4 posted on 11/28/2012 5:50:17 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Why is the government more concerned about protecting a microbe on Mars than an unborn baby here?)
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To: Crazieman

That looks a little big but hell if it works:)Thanks Crazieman I knew I could count on you:)


5 posted on 11/28/2012 5:50:28 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: fatima

One of the neatest little guns I have seen recently is the Taurus model 94 in .22LR. It sells in the $300 plus range.

It is a 9 shot revolver.


6 posted on 11/28/2012 5:51:00 PM PST by yarddog (One shot one miss.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

That sounds good I’ll look them up.Think this is going to be one of my Christmas presents.


7 posted on 11/28/2012 5:52:12 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: fatima

If you have to ask that question, a small revolver is the likely answer.


8 posted on 11/28/2012 5:52:12 PM PST by rsobin
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To: fatima

Ruger SR9c (9mm) is compact and best for smaller hands.


9 posted on 11/28/2012 5:52:24 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: fatima

Questions.
Is the gun for:
1. Home defense
2. Vehicle defense
3. Concealed carry for self defense
Regarding the owner:
4. How strong
5. Any physical disabilities
6 Willing to practice sufficiently to achieve some degree of ability, or not

Perhaps most important, what are gun laws in state of residence.


10 posted on 11/28/2012 5:52:36 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: fatima

.22, .25 and .32 are all small enough for the smallest of hands and could fit in a clutch. Get a semi-auto not a revolver.


11 posted on 11/28/2012 5:52:45 PM PST by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President.)
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To: fatima

For home or concealed carry? For home, a shotgun is hard to beat. For a woman too, a 20 ga or 28 ga is easy to handle. You can pick shot type that fits your situation. Shot that will work on coyotes or ducks like #4 or #2 is good if you don’t want it to keep going beyond a wall or two where there may be children in the house or nearby neighbors. If this is not an issue then buckshot may be better for you.

If you are going to concealed carry then you need to go to a gun range that rents guns and both of you try a variety of handguns. Buying one that fits and works for two different people will take some work. Try many before you buy.


12 posted on 11/28/2012 5:53:05 PM PST by MtnClimber (I did not vote for 0bama, someone else did that!)
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To: Crazieman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LNBxxoVSn8


13 posted on 11/28/2012 5:54:01 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: fatima
Just read the other thousand vanities asking the same question.

Impeach the kenyan or secession.


14 posted on 11/28/2012 5:55:21 PM PST by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: rsobin

Agree. Small wheel gun.


15 posted on 11/28/2012 5:56:06 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Steel.


16 posted on 11/28/2012 5:56:32 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: fatima
Beretta PX4 Storm, .40 cal, subcompact.
17 posted on 11/28/2012 5:57:24 PM PST by rabidralph
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To: fatima

Can’t go wrong with a Barrett .50 Caliber.

They make for the best concealed carry gun. With a long, ‘Matrix’ style trench coat, there would be no stoppin’ ya!


18 posted on 11/28/2012 5:57:48 PM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: yarddog

Thanks yarddog,I am going to save everyone’s responses and look them up.


19 posted on 11/28/2012 5:58:23 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: fatima
It depends on where you live.


20 posted on 11/28/2012 5:58:34 PM PST by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: GladesGuru

Home and I am in Pa,can get one easy.Had an incident today was afraid and went looking for my husband’s gun but he took it with him on a trip.I never want to feel helpless again.


21 posted on 11/28/2012 6:01:32 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I’m looking too. But cannot pull trigger on Ruger SR9c.....any other suggestions for really really limp wrists?


22 posted on 11/28/2012 6:02:01 PM PST by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: fatima; Lazamataz
Lazamataz shoots the 50 ca desert eagle ☺
23 posted on 11/28/2012 6:02:41 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: MtnClimber

There’s a gun range not far from us.


24 posted on 11/28/2012 6:03:33 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: fatima

For carry, a Ruger LCR 22: 15 oz, 8 shot revolver that is easy to shoot well. About $400.


25 posted on 11/28/2012 6:04:42 PM PST by Mr Rogers (America is becoming California, and California is becoming Detroit. Detroit is already hell.)
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To: fatima

26 posted on 11/28/2012 6:04:42 PM PST by PGR88
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To: rabidralph

That looks good.


27 posted on 11/28/2012 6:04:54 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: fatima

I’m always surprised how many women like shooting a 1911. They often handle it’s size and weight surprisingly well, and the weight makes the perceived recoil relatively low for the size of the round. Few women ultimately choose one, but don’t rule it out, especially for at-home use.


28 posted on 11/28/2012 6:05:37 PM PST by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: mylife

Oh God that’s funny.


29 posted on 11/28/2012 6:06:34 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Veto!

Small 380, 6 + 1, easy for concealed carry: Ruger LCP


30 posted on 11/28/2012 6:06:48 PM PST by Truth29
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To: PGR88

Way to big.


31 posted on 11/28/2012 6:07:56 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: fatima

First find a reputable gun dealer then you must find something that you can handle. The Gun dealer should be able to find something to fit your hand and calculate the size and caliber you’d be able to habdle. Next if possible get to the range and get good instruction on handling your purchase. Then practice, practice, practice.


32 posted on 11/28/2012 6:08:14 PM PST by Doc91678 (Doc91678)
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To: dagogo redux

K


33 posted on 11/28/2012 6:09:02 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: fatima

Ruger SP101. .357, but you can shoot .38sp through it until you graduate.


34 posted on 11/28/2012 6:09:25 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: fatima

ruger lcr, .38 model. the design and grip absorb a lot of the recoil, it’s designed very well.


35 posted on 11/28/2012 6:10:11 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: fatima

Hon, I’ve tried to put my woman on a Glock, S&W .38 snubbie, Springfield XD, Sig and even a Ruger SR9.

You know what she liked better than anything at the gunshow?

Browning BuckMark. I tried to tell her “baby, a .22 target pistol is not a suitable weapon for self defense.”

Might as well have been telling Obamalamadingdong to give up being a nitwit.

My advice to you is to find a trainer and a gun shop that will rent you whatever feels right in your hand. Shoot, shoot and shoot some more. Us dang fools will never succeed at telling you what is right for you, only you can make the choice. You will know it when you find it, hold it, shoot it and learn to conceal it.

Good luck, but make the decision that you are willing to carry a piece of iron around with you all day, and you are willing to snuff some idjit that wants to take your life away from you.


36 posted on 11/28/2012 6:10:54 PM PST by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: fatima

You need to provide more details.

Are you talking about a gun for home defense?

Are you talking about one you want to carry with you?

If the latter, have you looked into the “carry” laws in your state? Also, do you have any experience with a firearm? You’ll need some training regardless of the answers to these questions.


37 posted on 11/28/2012 6:11:35 PM PST by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: fatima
Sorry, not really enough data. A couple of questions come up, first are you looking for a carry weapon? If so, a .22 mag .32, .380, or 9mm would be a good option. For home defense, a small .410 shotgun is probably your best bet (takes out the bad guys without taking out the neighbors) and it has a moderate recoil. Whatever you decide on PRACTICE!!!!!!! until you are comfortable with your choice. Many gun shops that have shooting ranges will let you shoot several on the range to see what fits best. Whatever ... get it now before the supply dries up.

Second question, are you willing to take another Human’s life? If you are not, DO NOT go armed. The bad guys will use your weapon on you if you don't kill them first and they will sue you if you just shoot to wound! If you can't make a conscious decision to use deadly force if it is called for, let the police or someone else protect you. Just my $0.02 worth.

38 posted on 11/28/2012 6:12:05 PM PST by Dracomeister (The older I get the less I care about what other people think.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Revolver - Lady Rossi holds 5 38 cal rounds, and is not as sophisticated as a SA. Small grip.


39 posted on 11/28/2012 6:13:00 PM PST by oldtimer
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To: Doc91678

OK,We got lots of them.I’m in Pa.I am starting not to feel safe in my home when everyone is away and I don’t ever want to feel that again.


40 posted on 11/28/2012 6:13:12 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: fatima

You’re FIRED! LOL


41 posted on 11/28/2012 6:13:26 PM PST by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Learn three chords and you, too, can be a Rock Star!)
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To: Secret Agent Man

K that’s a good point.


42 posted on 11/28/2012 6:15:36 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: fatima
Ladies... you know size matters...

43 posted on 11/28/2012 6:16:03 PM PST by outofsalt ("If History teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything")
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To: fatima

You might like this.

http://www.gunsandammo.com/reviews/palm-size-power-the-smith-wesson-mp9-shield-review/


44 posted on 11/28/2012 6:16:38 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Crazieman
Quad 50s


45 posted on 11/28/2012 6:18:16 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: andyk

I think that is a fine suggestion.


46 posted on 11/28/2012 6:18:46 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: oldtimer
Sounds ideal.
My pick would be a Smith Airweight. Not sure if they're still in production though.
47 posted on 11/28/2012 6:19:06 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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To: fatima

I would suggest dropping by a firing range and trying guns to see what you can handle.

Most good firing ranges have a wide selection of guns.


48 posted on 11/28/2012 6:19:23 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: West Texas Chuck

Rent-great idea.Your hon sounds beautiful.


49 posted on 11/28/2012 6:20:48 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: fatima
I carry a Glock, that being said, Glocks are not for the inexperienced.
They do NOT have a thumb safety.
The only safety is on the trigger itself, which is not a safety at all in the regular sense.
Would recommend a 9mm compact with a thumb safety, loaded with Remington Golden Saber rounds.
Rugar may be a good choice, I have Rugar revolvers and they are excellent, but I do not own a Ruger compact semi-auto 9mm.
Recoil is not bad at all with a 9mm and 9mm Golden Sabers will do the damage of a standard .45.
50 posted on 11/28/2012 6:21:54 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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