GUN mom wants a gun for home defence

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  1. TwistedMind

    TwistedMind New Member

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    so after much talkin I finally convinced her that she needs to take her well being into her own hands. Took me a couple years but we finally got there, sort of.


    She wnts a gun, but she wants a .22 ( sigh )

    Need arguments to convince her a .22 just isnt going to cut it if the time ever arises.
     
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    Emfuser Nuclear Moderator Super Moderator

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    Easy way to get the idea rolling. Bring her a .22 round and some larger caliber (9mm, .38, .40, .45, etc) rounds. Then take her to a range and show her the difference.
     
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    Good entry level gun to help her get her sea legs.
     
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    nkudahc New Member

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    why not just start her with a .22? i mean its better than nothing right? and i'm guessing once she starts shooting it a bit she will open up to other calibers sooner or later.
     
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    nothing less than a DE .50 will do. but seriously if money is plentiful buy her a Sig 226 with the .22lr conversion kit.
     
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    immediately thought of Forrest Gump.
     
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    [DWI] Master of Nothing

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    A 22 is better than nothing and it would be a good starting point.

    You could always take her out with a few caliber (or rent them at a range) and have her try a few. If you are allowed to shoot at anything that would give a feel for the damage inflicted besides paper (water jugs ect.) that might help her get an idea that a 9mm would be leaps and bounds better than a 22 and not significantly harder to control.
     

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