Originally Posted by barth
Personally I wouldn't consider anything less than a 357 mag or a 10mm for deer.
44 mag would be my handgun caliber of choice for close range work.
They hit something like a 30 30 carbine close up.
A 9mm loaded to full potential isn't too far behind a .357 Mag out of weapons with similar barrel lengths. Underwood is hitting 1300 fps from a G19 with 124 gold dots. Not too far from .357 mag velocity from a 4 inch gun.