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    Greetings from Georgia

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    Hello all,
    New to the forum, new to handguns. Ive wanted one for a long time and am finally serious about getting one. Should be a proud new owner by next weekend. Ive basically got it narrowed down to a .357 , and am considering a Taurus 66 or 65. Anyone have any thoughts on the 6 rd vs. 7 rd other than the obvious? Haven't completely ruled out a Ruger, but budget wise, i'm leaning towards the taurus to learn on, then maybe get something nicer later on. Main purpose is personal protection in the home, I do not plan to get a concleaded license at this time, but am considering going to the range. Would be interested in hearing anyone's thoughts on those two guns. Looking forward to purchasing my first gun and being a part of this forum!

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    Welcome from the ATL! Whereabouts in GA are you?

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    Welcome from southeast North Carolina

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    Welcome from another Georgian!

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    Think used.
    You'll get a much better quality gu8n and you'll have it forever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bdp2000 View Post
    Welcome from the ATL! Whereabouts in GA are you?
    Thanks for the welcomes....I'm about 45 minutes north of Atlanta...and yourself?

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    Take a look at the Ruger GP100 for the little extra cash you get a lot more gun IMO.Welcome to the forum

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    Quote Originally Posted by Junkyard View Post
    Thanks for the welcomes....I'm about 45 minutes north of Atlanta...and yourself?
    East Cobb...near Roswell.

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    Welcome from Big Sky Country.

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    Welcome from Northern Colorado.

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    Welcome. Where in GA are you? I am north of Atlanta...

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    Welcome to the forum - from North Texas!

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