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Guess I will stay with this 0ne. Just keeps working.
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Only one? Well then it would have to be this one below which as a matter of fact I just purchased today: Kimber K6S Stainless steel 6-shot revolver in .38spl/.357mag with 3" barrel.
My reasoning behind choosing this type of handgun over any others are:
1. Super rugged stainless steel construction is drop dead reliable, safe and easy to teach anyone in your family/party how to use properly.
2. .38spl/.357Mag offers great versatility and .357Mag option packs a real punch if needed.
3. 3" barrel is still relatively easy to conceal carry yet offers greater velocity and better sight radius for home defense, outdoors, etc. then a snubnose.
4. SA hammer, although not essential, is there as an option if you want it.
Just for the record, I'm not stuck on this Kimber K6S as my only choice. Any S&W, Colt or Ruger offering in this same configuration and similar size would also make for a suitable "only one handgun" choice for me.
Last edited by Jay Fraime; November 12th, 2019 at 12:23 AM.
If I could buy only one, for all uses forevah and evah, I do suggest a Glock 19.
As much as that hurts my heart, forevah is a long time, and I want something easy to maintain, find parts and ammunition for, that can suffer some poor maintenance.
Otherwise, my Colt XSE is perfect.
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Until today's range trip, I'd have said a Glock 19. But now I'd have to say...Glock 19 still. And I don't own one right now either. Kinda on a Sig roll...
Glock 19 Gen 5, with extra replacement parts & mags/ammo...