GUN Im in the market for a revolver.

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  1. emad

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    Im looking for a 2 in revolver as a back up pistol. It will only be used for home protection. Any suggestions on brands or caliber? I sort of had my eye on a Taurus M85T 38 special or a Taurus 617 357mag. Any pros or cons on either gun?
     
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    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    I love my Taurus Raging Bull, very solid gun
     
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    If this revolver doesn't have to be carried, then I'd highly recommend a Ruger SP101. They're a solid gun that can handle +P loads without a problem.

    However, if this is for home protection you might want to consider something with a longer bbl. If you want something in the 3"-4" bbl length I'd take a look at the Ruger GP100. I have a 3" model and it's built like a tank.

    In general, Ruger revolvers aren't as refined as a S&W or Colt, but they're a very good revolver for the money.
     
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    black96gtvert "Is that goal regulation size or what!" -Happy Gil

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    ive got a snub nose taurus .38 special its pretty nice.

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  7. GAMBOA

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    I love my Rossi 461. It's a blue snub in 357 magnum. The piece has plenty of power. The only Con that I could think of is its size. You can't carry it in a ankle holster. You said u want it for your home, that should not be a problem. Also, sights and long distance shooting should not pose a problem either. If u were to ever use it in your home, that would be a close range. Hope that never happens. As to finish, get SS. They are tougher and less prone to rust. Make wise, anything by Smith Wesson and Taurus would do it.

    Here is a pic of my Rossi. ( Taurus owns Rossi )
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  8. krott5333

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    I second the Ruger SP101
     

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