Originally Posted by Midnight Raver
Thanks all. As far as a pistol- is the general consensus that automatics are better than revolvers for self defense?
I don't think so. While I prefer revolvers to automatics, I have many autos and shoot them frequently. But at night, with the adrenalin pumping, don't want to be worrying about safeties, and racking slides and magazines. Double action revolver - just point it and pull the trigger. The only advantage I see, for an auto in a "self defense" situation is it normally carries more ammo. I suppose it is possible that 6 or 8 people are breaking into my house, so that 15-round magazine on the Beretta 92 would be handy. But it's more likely it's just one gun. And the five or six rounds in my revolver should do fine.
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