Self Defense Handgun for Deadly Game

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Which Hand Gun and or Caliber would you choose

  1. Glock 40 10mm

    47.1%
  2. 45 ACP comp gun with penetrator bullets

    5.9%
  3. 44 mag

    29.4%
  4. 9mm with Penetrator Rounds

    5.9%
  5. 357 Mag

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. 454 Casull

    5.9%
  7. Desert Eagle 50

    11.8%
  8. FN 5.7X28mm

    5.9%
  9. Hi Point 40 cal

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Something Else - Splain Yoself

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
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  1. Chesten_Hesten

    Chesten_Hesten The Wiener of Steel

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    So you're going to spend time in the bush, you need a Handgun as a last line of defense, which would you choose and why?

    Some choices are:

    1, Glock 40 10mm
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    2, 45 ACP comp gun with penetrator bullets
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    3. 44 Mag
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    4, 9mm with Penetrator Rounds
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    5, 357 Mag

    6. 454 Casull

    7. Desert Eagle 50

    8. FN 5.7X28mm
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    9. Hi Point 40 cal
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    10. Something Else - Splain Yoself!
     
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  2. Gregolian

    Gregolian .45 ACP Platinum Member

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    10mm or .44 Mag
     
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  3. astrozician

    astrozician Orion's Belt

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    Gonna say .50AE, just as the hardest hitting handgun round that I've fired. I don't own one but the Desert Eagle trigger seems good enough. Then again, I don't live in big bear territory.
     
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  4. Chesten_Hesten

    Chesten_Hesten The Wiener of Steel

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    I shot one of those Desert Eagle 50s. What a blunderbust. Weighed as much as a rifle too.

    That 10mm Glock might not be too bad. 15 rnds.

    Then again in a pinch I suspect you could make a bear get off you with 6 or 7 rounds to the face from any of the guns listed as long as the gun worked and didn't fuck up on you.

    The 45 comp-gun is heavier than the 10mm, has less shots, but from past experience with such guns I could dump 8-rnds in under 2 seconds keeping them in a 6 inch plate at 10 yards. Those guns are bullet-hoses.

    Hottest loads I ever shot in my comp gun were 200grn bullets going 1304fps. Not too bad. Plus I already own one and wouldn't have to buy.

    Curious if anyone will choose the Hi Point.

    2 votes a piece yo.

    Prolly a shit ton of 44 mags in Alaska.
     
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  5. RerouteToRemain

    RerouteToRemain Silver Belt

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    10mm most likely.

    Second choice would be .460 S&W because 360gr of lead moving at 1900 fps hitting with 2860 fpe.

    https://www.underwoodammo.com/colle...ong-flat-nose-gas-check?variant=7865928876089


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    Oh btw with lighter rounds this thing is basically a laser out to 200 yards. If you do a 200 yard zero it's about 6" high at 100.

    Example

    https://www.underwoodammo.com/colle...grain-xtreme-penetrator?variant=7865920192569

    Range (yd) Drop (in) Velocity (fps) Energy (ft-lb)
    0 -0.5 2000 2220
    50 4.2 1819 1837
    100 6.2 1651 1514
    150 5.1 1496 1242
    200 0.0 1357 1022
    250 -9.8 1237 849
     
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  6. wvboy

    wvboy Brown Belt

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    I went with the 10mm. A mag full of hot load 10mm should take care of about anything. I would consider a Glock 17 with a 33 round mag load with some Underwood ammo to be a good choice too. IMO, I'd rather be able to shoot a lot of rounds quickly and accurately than one or two slowly. Shot placement is key and I want the most chances of hitting the right spot if I'm in duress.
     
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  7. BillytheFish

    BillytheFish Purple Belt

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    If the handgun is my last line of defense then Im running away because whatever I used first didnt kill it!
     
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  8. Protectandserve

    Protectandserve Black Belt

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    Either 10mm or 357 mag. I can't land follow up shots for shit with a 44mag so I would have to be a one hitter quitter with it.
     
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    RerouteToRemain Silver Belt

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    Yeah that's the problem with large magnum calibers.

     
  10. Cubo de Sangre

    Cubo de Sangre Steel Belt

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    If cost is no consideration then maybe this?





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    RerouteToRemain Silver Belt

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    Just saw this for sale for online for like 7k. Made me double take pretty hard.
     
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  12. Cubo de Sangre

    Cubo de Sangre Steel Belt

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    For that money one could buy a Porsche or something. :eek::D
     
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  13. Roaming East

    Roaming East Ficti pravique tenax

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    10mm but in a Glock 20. Dont need the extra weight and bulk of a 6 inch hunter model
     
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    Fuck it: Taurus Raging Judge


    It can handle a bunch of different ammo, so it's diverse. And 454 Casul can be shot out of it, which should be able to put down just about anything short of a fucking dinosaur.


    It also has a longer barrel than The Judge so you can shoot longer distances with it. It's a hog tho.
     
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    FyrFytr998 Gemtor Belt

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    Well according to people who frequent bear country , I’d probably want a .44 mag revolver with a 45-75 lever action Carbine rifle.

    The crazy nut in me would pair up a 10mm Kriss Vector with a G20 as back up.
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  16. Scrody

    Scrody Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    I always rock my 10mm, but I started out with a .357.
     
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    VitorReem Geralt of Rivia

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    FyrFytr998 Gemtor Belt

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    Lol, you can kill the bear with sticker shock. Holy crap! And the price per round is closer to $1.50 currently.
     
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  19. 00 Buck

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    I like my own 454 casull:

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    TBH, +P 45 colt ammo with those lehigh penetrators would probably get the job done with less recoil.
     
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