Originally Posted by 1canvas
I carried a 5 shot stainless Taurus for a while and I came to a couple conclusions. one is that an alloyed frame would probably sting pretty good on recoil given what the stainless felt like with defense loads. second, for the size and weight there are better choices both in guns and calibers. to me it seemed like a good idea but after a couple of years I sold it.
I currently carry a Sp101 3" and I really like it.
I would like to carry a 45, but I don't want to reload for auto. It seems the best 45 is an auto.
The 44 Special is a common revolver, so i thought it would be a good compromise. What guns and calibers are you thinking of?