Women’s Pistol

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  1. DrewBone

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    Not meaning to dogpile, but I think that if you're going to let your wife decide on a handgun that she wants to carry, then you should also allow her the same privilege of deciding on the caliber that she wants to shoot out of it.
     
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    I agree was just thinking out loud to keep it simple with same caliber.
     

  3. gwes351

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    You may want to consider helping to focus the discussion and choices to just 1 caliber for her initially - 9mm would be my recommendation for the reasons you state, plus others. There are plenty of pistol choices in 9mm that show a wide range of characteristics that could potentially suit her and she'll like. Then, once she has more experience and knowledge, you could take her down the "caliber" path and see if 9mm is for her. This is in no way a criticism of other calibers, but for a new shooter / gun owner you might consider a simple approach to start with - at least for caliber. More food for thought.
     
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    Help find firearm your wife to try but beyond that forgot about
    ( Keeping it simple ) .
     
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    My daughter likes 45 cal 1911's. And glock 21's gen 2 only..
    My girlfriend likes her sig 229 in 357 sig.
     
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    One of my daughters has a G19.4 but takes one of my G23s now and then. My other daughter likes her SP101. My wife likes Sig 229 in 40. They're all tall tho, they can hide 'em.
     
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    After many years of carrying a semi, my wife now carries a Ruger .327 Mag, loaded with .32 H&R Mags. Six shots, shoots 5 different loads, no safety, totally reliable.

    She also has an SP 101 at home loaded with .38 Spl +P. Also proficient. E1BED2AC-5074-45A5-8BBC-5DEB73DC3826.jpeg

    She’ll be 74 in July. Very proficient.
     
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