Ok went to the local today looking for a nice 357 snubby for ccw , home protection and woods carry. Im looking at the tauras model 617 357 mag for only $415. Dealer didnt have it in stock but can get it in for me in 4 days! But while i was there he had the Taurus ultralight 44 special snubnose in like a target grey finish for $409 .. Held it in my hand and really loved the feel of this revolver and the look of it! So my question is what would be a better gun the 357 or the 44 special? taurus 617 specs are holds 7 rounds its 28 oz 2" barrel in bead blasted stainless steel. The taurus 44 special ultralight holds 5 rounds is 22 oz 2 inch barrel in a greyinsh stainless finish. Love how light the ultralight feels too! Good thing about the 357 would be more ammo options and avaliability of ammo. 44 special has bigger diamiter bullet but more expensive to shoot! Im honestly leaning toward the 357 for alot of obvious reasons but does anybody think the 44 special would be better??