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Posted: 8/25/2004 11:42:38 AM EDT
I'm starting to get quite a collection of Sig's that I've got both a 40 cal and a 357 Sig barrel for. I know the 40 is cheaper to shoot, but overall, which one is a better choice for defense? The two primary pistols I have right now are a P226 and a P239 that have both barrels. This particular question would be for CCW carry. I'm probably going to get a P226R for a house gun with both as well (got lots of 9mm sigs to go with them.....). But that's a different situation. Thanks!
Link Posted: 8/25/2004 11:49:34 AM EDT
i carry 40 cal S&W on duty and the same for off duty. I own a glock in 357 sig. It's fun to shoot, pretty snappy. One thing i looked at before i chose my round for on & off duty is recovery time between shots. I found personally i faired better with the 40 due to the lack of recoil i experienced with it. I am responsible for that bullet until it stops. Better control with follow up shots gives me more peace of mind. JMO

Link Posted: 8/25/2004 12:02:50 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/25/2004 3:12:31 PM EDT
Unless you are looking for more penetration for some reason go with .40
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