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Which handgun do you prefer, Revolver or Semi-auto
Revolver 29%  29%  [ 12 ]
Semi-auto 24%  24%  [ 10 ]
I like 'em both equally 46%  46%  [ 19 ]
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2007 2:45 am 
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Just wonderin' who prefers what.

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They both have their advantages. I carry a semi but for the Mrs., you can't get more "Soldier/Sailor proof than a revolver

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That's just because you old timers can't figure out them "new fangled' auto loaders :boo:

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I hate jamamatics--Never had a malfunction on my Python or other wheelguns that took more than 5 or 6 seconds to clear up. Had to tear down some autos to clear up problems.

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I have had malfunctions in both. Had a primer back out and lock up the cylinder tiight. And had the ejector rod unscrew jaming the thing.

The problems with the auto I could always trace back to a faulty handload.
When I began taper crimping the problems disappeared and have not had a stoppage in any of my .45's since.

For concealed carry I prefer an auto (my Kimber) but when I'm out in the woods I usually carry something bigger, either .45 Colt or .44Mag.

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It all really depends on the gun and the situation.

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Auto's for me. Jamming is always a possibility, though very rare with a good quality shooter, (only takes once!). Even a DA seems to have a harder pull to me, so I tend to be more accurate with the autos. Multiple shots on target with less drift also. I have nailed a few nice whitetails with my autoslides. Better long range shots go to the wheelies, I'm hiding from Don then. :bigrin:


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I like both, although semi's are a lot more fun to plink with (especially 22's).

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Auto's.More ammo capacity.

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i prefer semi auto's, and mostly pre-1920 designs. we haven't progressed very far since then, imo. do kinda like the ruger p90, but it's about the only new one.

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Got a few autos, just need to settle down and buy a revolver. All my buddies are in love with them, think they'll transport them back to the Old West or something like that.

I'm not in love with them like that, but eventually would like to get one.

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carry a semi-collect wheel guns , shoot both about the same amount with pretty much the same results


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A good semi-auto is hard to beat. Holds more, faster, quick reload and reliable. `Nuff said...
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