When it comes time for your first self-defense firearm, you have a multitude of different options to choose from. To be sure, there are many different self-defense cartridges available to you today, some of them much better than others. Let's take a look at several of these options to help you narrow your search down to the best possible choice in your own personal, self-defense.
One of Gun Carrier's largest audiences are those brand new to the shooting world. We need to take the time to educate those who haven't been doing this as long as we have, which is why we decided that this was a good topic. Make sure you add your thoughts to the bottom, so that we can all pave the way for new gun carriers.
Please note that this is just a guide, and not meant to be the end all list of self-defense cartridges, because there are more available to you than what is on this list. I've left off the very big projectiles, like the .44 Magnum, .45 Colt and larger rounds because they are just too powerful for a new shooter.
Let's get started: