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    Hello all, looking to educate myself about firearms in general.
    Have yet to purchase anything, I have my eye on a revolver at first. I've visited the local sporting goods store, they carry S&W. The fella there recommends a .357 magnum. That may be a bit much, but cheaper target rounds.
    Any advice?
    Concealed classes next month. Shooting range nearby.
    Anyone use laser grips?


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    Welcome aboard..

    Like QK said, you can always burn .38s in a .357. I personally like the caliber. And, it is hard to go wrong with a S&W.

    Here are a couple of recent laser grip threads to give you some info:

    http://www.defensivecarry.com/vbulle...-j-frames.html
    http://www.defensivecarry.com/vbulle...e-snubbie.html
    http://www.defensivecarry.com/vbulle...laser-not.html
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