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Old 11-10-2008, 12:01 PM
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I'm afraid of what's gonna happen if I get my hands around the grip of a T/C Encore or Contender.............

Cuz I prolly gonna want one.

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Old 11-17-2008, 01:00 PM
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I'm not into hunting with handguns yet, but I do have a Kimber Custom Royal in 45 and a Dan Wesson Pointman Patriot in 45 also. When I go for concealed carry I will look for some help on a good model/cal.
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Old 11-30-2008, 07:21 PM
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Carry a M44 Taurus 44 Magnum with side holster 6 1/2" barrel (PORTED)
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Old 11-21-2009, 08:56 PM
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Model for concealed carry? How much can you afford to pay? There are plenty of models out there in a variety of price ranges. (Personal) Recommendation is to go with either a three or four inch barrel if it's primary purpose is going to be concealed carry. I have a 1911 clone in 5 inch and I feel it's a bit too much to try to haul out if I need it in a hurry. (But I certainly do like its whopping 230 grain hollow points for stopping power!)

I carry the Springfield Armory XD in .40 cal with the 4 inch barrel. It's lightweight and has plenty of stopping power when combined with Winchester Ranger taloned hollow points. (oops, was I not supposed to admit using them?)

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Old 11-22-2009, 05:25 AM
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I carry a S&W sigma .40 with a 4" barrel
Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.
Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the outcome of the vote.
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Old 11-22-2009, 11:40 AM
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am i the only revolver guy hear?
my CC gun is a turus model 85 UL. its a 38 spc and wayes less than 1 lbs.

my hunting carry gun is a ruger super redhawk 44mag 7.5" barrel
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Old 11-23-2009, 12:25 PM
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I like revolvers. I used to have a ruger s-redhawk.44 cal might be getting a new gun next year.
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Old 11-30-2009, 11:19 AM
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I dont handgun hunt....Yet, but if I were to start today and had my choice of firearms I would go with a remington XP-100, a T/C contender or the 629 in that order.
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Old 11-30-2009, 07:42 PM
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I hunt the pistol season in Delaware with my 454 encore, Hornady 240 Grain bullet (1900 fps out of a 7 " barrel) my encore has a 12" barrel so it moves right along but you are always hoping it doesn"t take a lot of shots to sight it in. Topped with a 1.5X4 Bushnell pistol scope. It looks like something out of star wars but it takes em down. Works for me!
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Old 10-01-2011, 08:43 PM
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I have hunted with handguns for over 50 yrs. and my choice is a single six 22 for small game,and a ruger blackhawk 357, 180 gr. for deer. Ihave had good luck so far and I love the challenge of getting close.
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