As for the topic at hand, I really wish that there was a place where I could handle a BFR and a FA both and see which fits. Maybe I'll go to one of the big gunshows and see if I can't locate one of each to handle. Like has been said, so much of a handgun is personal preference. There is no doubt that both are incredibly made revolvers. I want to fondle both darn it. I would love to have a nice .44 magnum in either, but I don't now which I prefer because you don't just walk in a shop and see them on the shelf.