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.223sniper.223sniper New MemberPosts: 23 New Member
Somebody else had an article like this but didn't have a pole.

Whats your choice of deffence 66 votes

CZ
6% 4 votes
Glock
31% 21 votes
1911
43% 29 votes
M&P
6% 4 votes
ARs
6% 4 votes
Shotguns
6% 4 votes
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  • DoctorWhoDoctorWho Senior Member Posts: 9,496 Senior Member
    .223sniper wrote: »
    Somebody else had an article like this but didn't have a pole.

    Well when it comes to personal defense, a handgun is most likely to be the weapon of default, even when I wore a badge, that long-arm was usually locked away in the vehicles weapon rack.

    I was a fair marksman with standard service revolvers, Colt's S&W Ruger, then auto-loaders such as the 1911, the BHP, and much later the Glock models 17 and 19....

    Good quality handguns of many brands are acceptable for personal defense, however I prefer to stick to certain models within My limited sphere of experience.
    "There is some evil in all of us, Doctor, even you, the Valeyard is an amalgamation of the darker sides of your nature, somewhere between your twelfth and final incarnation, and I may say, you do not improve with age. Founding member of the G&A forum since 1996
  • shotgunshooter3shotgunshooter3 Senior Member Global NomadPosts: 6,078 Senior Member
    For defense in the home and when I'm out, I have the Glock 19 ready to go. I have no way of concealing/securing my AR-15 yet still have it quickly accessible, so just the handgun for now. However, if I find a Commander length 1911 for the right price I may just switch to that.
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  • DoctorWhoDoctorWho Senior Member Posts: 9,496 Senior Member
    Rock Island arms has basic models starting in the less than $ 400 category.
    "There is some evil in all of us, Doctor, even you, the Valeyard is an amalgamation of the darker sides of your nature, somewhere between your twelfth and final incarnation, and I may say, you do not improve with age. Founding member of the G&A forum since 1996
  • Ernie BishopErnie Bishop Senior Member WyomingPosts: 8,566 Senior Member
    I use a Glock 26 and Beretta Tomcat for concealed carry.
    I can shoot the Glock very accurately whether standing, kneeling or moving while shooting.
    Ernie

    "The Un-Tactical"
  • breamfisherbreamfisher Senior Member Living in a van, down by the river.Posts: 14,041 Senior Member
    What am I defending?
    Against what?
    Am I in a structure, a vehicle, or on foot?
    Is it urban or wooded?
    Can I open carry or does it need to remain concealed?
    Why does this poll ask for "handgun preference" and then list AR's and shotguns, two nominal long-arms?
    I'm just here for snark.
  • BufordBuford Senior Member CA. Beach citiesPosts: 6,722 Senior Member
    Well deffence aint a word. Can these be converted to full auto if I have the license?
    Just look at the flowers Lizzie, just look at the flowers.
  • ericbericb Banned Helena, MTPosts: 392 Member
    .223sniper wrote: »
    Somebody else had an article like this but didn't have a pole.

    My pole is the genuine article, licensed to conceive.
  • SirGeorgeKillianSirGeorgeKillian Senior Member Sovereign SCPosts: 5,463 Senior Member
    :rotflmao:
    Unless life also hands you water and sugar, your lemonade is gonna suck!
    Wambli Ska wrote: »
    I'm in love with a Glock
  • SirGeorgeKillianSirGeorgeKillian Senior Member Sovereign SCPosts: 5,463 Senior Member
    I couldn't help but notice that akimbo desert eagles wasn't on your list...
    Unless life also hands you water and sugar, your lemonade is gonna suck!
    Wambli Ska wrote: »
    I'm in love with a Glock
  • NNNN Senior Member NCPosts: 25,221 Senior Member
    Actually, I prefer a revolver.
  • BigDanSBigDanS Senior Member Miami, FL almost in the USA ;)Posts: 6,992 Senior Member
    Although I voted Glock because I occaissionally carry one, I carry a Makarov. Your poll might be better if it had an option for "other".

    D
    "A patriot is mocked, scorned and hated; yet when his cause succeeds, all men will join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot." Mark Twain
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  • BufordBuford Senior Member CA. Beach citiesPosts: 6,722 Senior Member
    ericb wrote: »
    My pole is the genuine article, licensed to conceive.


    :rotflmao::rotflmao:
    Just look at the flowers Lizzie, just look at the flowers.
  • BPsniperBPsniper Banned Posts: 1,961 Senior Member
    I'll take Glock, 1911, AR, and shotgun for $1,000...Alex.
  • bobbyrlf3bobbyrlf3 Senior Member Renton, WashingtonPosts: 2,598 Senior Member
    There was no option for all of the above..........
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  • beartrackerbeartracker Senior Member Posts: 3,116 Senior Member
  • .223sniper.223sniper New Member Posts: 23 New Member
    What am I defending?
    Why does this poll ask for "handgun preference" and then list AR's and shotguns, two nominal long-arms?

    They are handguns
    Shotguns: Taurus Judge 410 revolver
    AR: AR-24 9mm
  • SirGeorgeKillianSirGeorgeKillian Senior Member Sovereign SCPosts: 5,463 Senior Member
    I was going to say AR and shotgun. That is until you said that. I prefer long gun over pistol anyday, but in this case a Glock or 1911 will work just fine. Nothing against the others, just what I am familiar and proficient with.
    Unless life also hands you water and sugar, your lemonade is gonna suck!
    Wambli Ska wrote: »
    I'm in love with a Glock
  • BufordBuford Senior Member CA. Beach citiesPosts: 6,722 Senior Member
    .223sniper wrote: »
    They are handguns
    Shotguns: Taurus Judge 410 revolver

    The Judge is not a shotgun I don't care how you look at it.
    Just look at the flowers Lizzie, just look at the flowers.
  • BPsniperBPsniper Banned Posts: 1,961 Senior Member
    .223sniper wrote: »
    They are handguns
    Shotguns: Taurus Judge 410 revolver
    AR: AR-24 9mm

    :yikes:

    Retraction! Retraction! Is it too late for a retraction!? With the above statement, let me retract my earlier statement and simply say, "Alex, you tricky little devil. I'll take the Glock and 1911. You can keep those other two.
  • Jack BurtonJack Burton Member Duneatin, FLPosts: 396 Member
    I chose glock because the M&P (was definitely not a fan of the Sigma) & XD's weren't around at the time, and I couldn't afford a decent (let alone good) 1911.
    Came for the fishing, stayed for the guns.
  • breamfisherbreamfisher Senior Member Living in a van, down by the river.Posts: 14,041 Senior Member
    .223sniper wrote: »
    They are handguns
    Shotguns: Taurus Judge 410 revolver
    AR: AR-24 9mm
    A revolver ain't a shotgun, and the AR24 ain't an AR, but a rebadged Turkish rework of a CZ-75.
    I'm just here for snark.
  • NNNN Senior Member NCPosts: 25,221 Senior Member
    I have a pole in the house---it's Clean the :queen:
  • .223sniper.223sniper New Member Posts: 23 New Member
    A revolver ain't a shotgun, and the AR24 ain't an AR, but a rebadged Turkish rework of a CZ-75.

    The judge is technically a shotgun because it fires shot-shells and is chambered for a 410 shotgun round, just because its a revolver doesn't mean it isn't also a shotgun. And I never specified that the AR was a carbine just called it an AR.
  • BigslugBigslug Senior Member Posts: 9,709 Senior Member
    Is a claymore antipersonnel mine technically a shotgun? If so, that gets my vote for mounting on de-fence.
    WWJMBD?

    "Nothing is safe from stupid." - Zee
  • BakermanBakerman Member FloridaPosts: 382 Member
    knitepoet wrote: »
    Actually, with this "pole" you could make multiple choices be submitting your vote

    ie.....poll
    Bakerman formerly known as Bakerman
  • breamfisherbreamfisher Senior Member Living in a van, down by the river.Posts: 14,041 Senior Member
    .223sniper wrote: »
    The judge is technically a shotgun because it fires shot-shells and is chambered for a 410 shotgun round, just because its a revolver doesn't mean it isn't also a shotgun. And I never specified that the AR was a carbine just called it an AR.
    Oh, I'm sorry. When I see "AR" I think of the common definition of an AR, not some manufacturer's moniker for a variant of a more common pistol.
    As for the .410, I wouldn't use that on a pheasant, much less a human.
    I'm just here for snark.
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Manistee Natl ForestPosts: 18,292 Senior Member
    .223sniper wrote: »
    Shotguns: Taurus Judge 410 revolver

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  • ericbericb Banned Helena, MTPosts: 392 Member
    Bream
    I actually got shot with a .410 when I was 16...perfect center of mass in the back at about 50 yards. My buddy swung on a late flushing bird and didn't realize I was in the line of sight. Damned lucky. I was pretty pissed. It went thru a field jacket, liner, flannel shirt, and long john shirt. My girlfried had a helluva time picking all the shot out of my back.
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Manistee Natl ForestPosts: 18,292 Senior Member
    Can't really vote...depends on the circumstances.... the handgun you will find on my person most often is a 1911, sometimes an XD45 other times a G36...and I have been known to carry a single action revolver on occasion.
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Manistee Natl ForestPosts: 18,292 Senior Member
    ericb wrote: »
    Bream
    I actually got shot with a .410 when I was 16...perfect center of mass in the back at about 50 yards. My buddy swung on a late flushing bird and didn't realize I was in the line of sight. Damned lucky. I was pretty pissed. It went thru a field jacket, liner, flannel shirt, and long john shirt. My girlfried had a helluva time picking all the shot out of my back.

    I trust you were shot with an actual shotgun and not a revolver masquerading as one....yes?
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
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