Originally Posted by EastHunter
Im looking to get my first handgun this summer and wonder what will be best?
Some pepole told me to go with 22 . Im just looking to get a gun for the fun of shooting it. The new berrata look good if i go rimfire.
Thank for your help.
If you want the best of both worlds look into this. Get a savage short action.
Look into these rigs.....PDC Custom Rifle Stocks
Craig is the guy that makes these and I was talking to him about a build using a short action detach ai mag (5 round) with a stock that you could remove the butt stock and shoot it as a pistol. Then if you wanted to you could put the butt stock on. This will problaby be my next build. Ain't cheap though.
I shoot my long range pistol with a 5.5 x 22 nightforce rifle scope and my rig is chambered in 6.5x284. The recoil is almost nothing with a brake like a holland and I shoot it most of the time with my eye about 4" from the scope. You could have a medium chamber like the 260 rem, 6.5 x 47 Lapua, 6.5 x 284 or 243AI then if you want you could switch barrels and use a 7wsm for example for long range on larger animals. With a longer tube on the 7wsm you are good out to 1k on elk. This is where the butt stock might come into play.