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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 12/11/2003 3:35:47 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/11/2003 3:36:19 PM EST by Evilriflefan]
Anyone know of any agencies besides NYPD issuing or authorizing those in 9mm?

Second question ... Anyone have any opinions on them ?
Link Posted: 12/11/2003 4:28:40 PM EST
Question 1: No idea, I'm NYPD. Question 2: Very small, very concealable, a bugger to break down. I went with both Glocks for the mag interchangability, otherwise I would have gone with the Sig 226 and Kahr K9.
Link Posted: 12/11/2003 5:33:50 PM EST
Most of the agencies in our area allow their people to carry them for backup/off duty, but no one I know issues them. I carry a PM9 as my backup when I'm in uniform, and most of the time as my off-duty gun, especially in hot weather when it's hard to wear enough clothes to hide a .45. The only problem I have seen is what Vinnie mentioned: they are uncommonly annoying to field strip, at least until you've done it a few times. This is my second Kahr, & the wife has one for her CCW gun. They all have excellent triggers (for a DA-only pull, that is), and they have all been accurate and reliable. For my money the Kahr is the best concealment gun in a decent caliber out there. YMMV, JMHO.
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