A .357 looses a lot of mushrooming oomph in a snub nose.
A .44 spec, otoh is a .44 is a .44.
No 'shroom required.
All ammo is defensive ammo. Some of it just works better than others.
Of the three choices, a Beretta, although for hunting I'd prefer a SxS with double triggers. No other shotgun gives you faster second shot.
IIRC, if you buy ammo from the range, and shoot it all up at the range, you'd be exempt from registration.
But who knows what the law is this instant?
Is this another new law?
In the past incarnation, non-residents could bring ammo with them while residents of CA were banned
There's no ammo for sale in my little corner of Cali, so no problems running afoul of the law,o_O
There's nothin' like a good Horse Opera for entertainment!:thumbup:
I'd recommend a .22lr S&W Model 41, 5.5" heavy barrel target pistol because it will make you look like a better shot than you really are:thumbup:
Depends on weather and dress.
In a former life, patrol shotguns were the luck of the draw. We had Winchesters(the oldest was a M1897) Remington 870s. Mossberg 500s, Stevens,...
A Wilson Combat Lo-Profile holster for a 1911
and two CM 8rd Match Grade magazines for the same.
The reality is that there are handguns all over the country---mostly old and some even inoperable---sitting in dresser drawers, seldom if ever...
The Remington 31 and Winchester 12 were pre-War examples of the machinist's art which had become extremely expensive to produce in the post-War...
I've had both.
If you're concerned about wrecking the finish, just find an old Wing Master that's been well used as a duck gun.
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