Do you consider the revolver a practical option for personal defense in your home and on the street?
I know many people cite Ayoobs work and claim a few shots are enough but as of the last few years I have my doubts about that. Just look at the increasing number of bangers,rioters, homeless people etc.
I am personally nowhere near fast enough reloading a wheel gun to carry one for defense but have no opinion on them being obsolete or not.
This question is disregarding hunting applications where revolvers obviously shine.
I keep a 38 in one of the trucks. had a 357 in the other and traded it off for a 40 and some cash. A 357 is a fine caliber too carry. the problem with most revolvers is weight in the larger calibers. my favorite was always the 41 magnum. i had a compact one but was still heavy. The only 41 i have left is a six inch barrel. have a 44 in a 6 and 4 inch barrel. old smith and wessons.
It’s not the tool. It is the person using it. Now days I consider my revolvers back up guns.
I carried a 2 1/2" S&W Model 19 for years and didn’t feel undergunned. 1911 style of pistols are my cary gun of choice now days.