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Old November 21st, 2007 #53
Freodheric Jameson
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The best carry gun is one you can hit the target with. If you're not comfortable with heavy recoil, then a .22LR is better that a .45ACP. While I definitely think the Colt 1911A1 is the finest carry handgun in existence, a Ruger MkII is an excellent choice for a less experienced shooter. Six or eight long rifles into the chest cavity will dissuade even the most resolute car jacker.