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Posted: 8/6/2001 5:09:52 PM EST
Mine would have to be my kel-tec p11.Smaller and lighter than a glock 26,holds 10+1 and is dependable,at less than half the price of the glock.
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 5:16:21 PM EST
Are you Rod Blageovich?
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Link Posted: 8/6/2001 5:16:51 PM EST
mine is called the red rider. Oh they love it. . . Wait!! you ment handgun. Not twenty-one till april, but parents are going to buy me a glock 27 for christmas.
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 5:18:38 PM EST
Beretta model 84F .380ACP with 13+1 rds. and a spare mag...Remington Golden Sabre 102-gr. ammo. Pocket Rocket is better than an Empty Pocket, no?
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 5:21:03 PM EST
Mine is the G26. Some people will berate the 9mm, but loaded with +P it will definitely ruin somebody's day from the business end if need be. Pretty accurate for it's size too and have a few options to modify it yourself. Am guilty of being a Glockster (only 4 but more to come in the future).
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 6:11:36 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/6/2001 6:09:46 PM EST by btip]
I have a SIG 239 9mm that I really like, carries well in a coat pocket, BUT to me a true pocket pistol is just that, will fit in a front pocket of your Levis'. The SIG just won't do that. A friend has the Kel-Tec, cant hit anything past 15 yards but it sure does tote fine in any pants pocket you can imagine. Horrible trigger too, but for the cost & size nothing else compares. It's pretty darn reliable, feeds about anything. Had a Ruger SP-101, but just to heavy. Another choice would be to find a USED Smith & Weasel .38 snub (hammerless). Just don't go buy a new one as they are traitors!
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 6:21:17 PM EST
[hijack] Wasn't the real "pocket rocket" the Bede-5J Microjet? (Made an appearance at the start of one of the Bond movies, flying through a hangar and slipping through the closing doors.) Image: [url]http://www.angelfire.com/wa/drdan71/images/flightmuseumimages/avfmbd5jsachi2.jpg[/url] [/hijack] Back to topic at hand, er, pocket: Glock 26, of course.
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 6:22:10 PM EST
Colt Officers Model
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 6:33:26 PM EST
Glock 30.
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 6:40:19 PM EST
Had a Kahr MK9 Micro. Liked how it looked at first but upon closer inspection found air bubbled and machine marks. Sent it back to Kahr and after some coercing, they sent me a new receiver. Problem was that the "new" receiver was worse than the first. Some machinist probably got chewed out for his shotty work and took it out on me. The second receiver was actually thicker on the left side than the right. Traded that piece of crap in for a Beretta. Damn Moonies!
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 6:48:06 PM EST
A good pocket pistol has to be 4 things. Small,reliable,acurate, and capable of multiple reloads without jamming.To me nothing will ever beat a East German Makorov. The little 95gn bullet is hotter than the 380 and is everything you could ask for.It is built on Walther machinery and has a few vamps that make it more reliably than the 500.00 dollar Walther. The best thing about it you can buy 2 mak's for that price and ammo is dirt cheap.
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 6:51:50 PM EST
[img][/img] and it weighs less than the phone too.
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 6:55:57 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 7:01:25 PM EST
I carry a North American Arms 22 Mini Revolver. It holds 5 rounds of 22LR, it stainless steel, and lifetime warranted. It fits in my watch pocket of my blue jeans. I happen to be short statured and it is the only pistol that I can pack even when I an wearing cut off jean shorts. I carry the NAA mini almost all hours of the day, even when I take a nap. My main cc weapon (in addition to the NAA mini) is a Norinco 1911 copy in 45 auto and a Bianchi leather shoulder rig. -JmE-
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 7:02:17 PM EST
My favorite sub-compact sportsartillary is a Ruger SP101. No flame intended, but KelTecs are one of the few guns I wouldn't reccomend to anybody. They are the gun that made me the snob I am today. I had a P11 and it was one of the biggest letdowns of my gunbuying life, and I was once suckered into a Tec9! It rusted, was innaccurate as hell, and had the worst trigger of any gun I ever fired.
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 7:05:49 PM EST
S&W 442 The ultimate pocket pistol. (Yea, the titanium might be better, but what kind of idiot would buy a new Smith and Wesson?)
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 7:06:12 PM EST
I love my Glock 30. Nothing like the .45 round, Glock simplicity and concealability all rolled into one.
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 7:13:07 PM EST
Hot weather - SP101 .357 Mag in a pocket holster - completely disappears... [img]http://wsphotofews.excite.com/029/JU/YN/k6/qc55830.jpg[/img] Spring/fall fashions: Glock 30 in a Bladetech IWB... [img]http://wsphotofews.excite.com/015/2y/qu/dV/wb84993.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 7:23:07 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/6/2001 7:19:51 PM EST by X--Kill]
I for one carry a [b][i]small, easily concealable handgun[/b][/b] of large capacity and of large caliber. My pistol of choice is the Glock 27. It is utterly reliable and has more inherrent accuracy than I am capable of taking full advantage of although I do shoot it very, very well. It is light, small, powerful and easy to work with. It eats anything but prefers the 165 gr. JHP load from [url]www.proload.com[/url] I do not beleive in using "anti" terminology when referring to something that I hold so dear: my rights to defend myself and my family and other third party persons who appear to be in emminent danger of serious bodily injury and possibly death............thank you very much!
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 7:28:14 PM EST
I carry a Kel Tec P-32. Hardly a rocket but it does fit nicely in my pocket. (apologies to Garand Shooter)[;)]
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 7:38:43 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 7:46:28 PM EST
Gus, if you have a hot weather gun and one for spring/fall, you better get a winter gun. And that would be a good opportunity to accessorize with a belt and shoes to match!
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 7:48:45 PM EST
[img]http://albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=1531281&a=11594753&p=52639365&Sequence=0&res=high[/img] copyright, tony of tromix
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 7:56:53 PM EST
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Link Posted: 8/6/2001 8:58:46 PM EST
S&W Model: 649 .357 my favorite all around carry http://www.smith-wesson.com/images/firearms/small/649.jpg
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 9:31:48 PM EST
Beretta .22 or Makarov. A small .45 (glock)? or light .357 revolver (after Smith goes out of bidness) is next if I ever move to a state with legal CC.
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 9:56:02 PM EST
Originally Posted By gunmonkey: Gus, if you have a hot weather gun and one for spring/fall, you better get a winter gun. And that would be a good opportunity to accessorize with a belt and shoes to match!
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Got one!! [8D] Para Ordnance P1445. Worn in a Galco shoulder rig if I'm planning on driving mostly, and any one of several beltslide holsters if not. [img]http://wsphotofews.excite.com/016/Fi/KC/OA/pN81362.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 10:48:36 PM EST
Fair Dinkum, an original Walther PPK in 7.65mm. Portable, compact, and does the job!
Link Posted: 8/6/2001 11:51:07 PM EST
Glock 36
Link Posted: 8/7/2001 4:41:55 PM EST
Seecamp .32 or when I want "big" a Charter Arms .44 Bulldog. I have other carry types in .38 Special, 40 S & W and of course .45 ACP but they just don't seem to get the carry times that these do.
Link Posted: 8/7/2001 5:01:13 PM EST
My new favorite easily concealable handgun is the P32. 3" at 25 yds is better than my S&W duty gun (no choice in that). Once it get's cooler I'll carry both my 27 or 23 and the P32. The gun you carry when you're not carrying a gun.
Link Posted: 8/7/2001 5:07:33 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/7/2001 7:02:07 PM EST
Kahr P-40 Covert I got last week. [:D] 7 shots of .40 S&W in your pocket. [size=6]B[/size=6]
Link Posted: 8/8/2001 7:39:25 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/8/2001 7:36:43 AM EST by SkaerE]
CZ 83 - i know 380 isnt ideal...but better than nothing. i believe that the range of good defence ammo in the US for 380 outweighs the little extra ummph that the 9 makarov puts out. plus its small enough to keep in shorts and tee shirt, accurate as my fullsize beretta (to an extent) and so far, utterly reliable...*knock on wood* just my thoughts
Link Posted: 8/8/2001 7:48:27 AM EST
Had a S&W 640-1 tricked out by Weigand with an executive package. When my stepson became a Philly LEO I gave it to him. Will have to say my Sig P-245 now.
Link Posted: 8/8/2001 7:51:28 AM EST
Favorite pocket rocket? Has to be my 8" Python. You know, the one-eyed one![:D]
Link Posted: 8/8/2001 8:00:23 AM EST
Two possible answers to your question: 1) When I'm carrying "small" I carry a Walther/Manurhin "PP" in .38. 2) When I'm carrying "Large" I carry an Ed Brown "Commander" in .45. Plenty of excellent other choices out there. Choose something "you" are comfortable with - something in which you have confidence. Probably time to remind myself that we "fight the way we train" - virtually any decent firearm in the hands of a skilled practitioner is going to be alright - any firearm in the hands of the unskilled/untrained/uncomfortable is going to be questionable - at best. Time for me to believe my own B/S and get back to the range !
Link Posted: 8/8/2001 8:47:43 AM EST
has to be my Beretta Tomcat in 32acp, the cats claws are federal hydra-shoks or my german makarov or my Star Firestar in 40cal
Link Posted: 8/8/2001 3:48:20 PM EST
I like my Firestar .40 a lot also. I also like real metal and it ends up being a tad heavy at times. I tend to carry it when I go where I don't feel "safe", somehow i doesn't feel so heavy then.
Link Posted: 8/8/2001 3:52:40 PM EST
[img]http://www.vpc.org/graphics/amarms.jpg[/img] yes, that's a cigarette. ...and eight golden sabers. can't be frightening the customers with a bulge under our shirt, can we now?
Link Posted: 8/8/2001 3:53:24 PM EST
Glock 27 with Pearce +1 extension. It's hard to beat 10 rounds of 40 S&W in a pistol that fits in the palm of your hand.
Link Posted: 8/8/2001 3:59:55 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/8/2001 4:53:42 PM EST
I am surprised no one said the firestar M43 in 9MM. Small light reliable 7 plus 1 9MM. It also came in 40s and w and 45 acp.
Link Posted: 8/8/2001 5:43:07 PM EST
I like my browning bda 380 its high cap and is right on the mark.
Link Posted: 8/9/2001 3:26:09 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/9/2001 3:22:26 AM EST by Derek45]
Hope I don't run out of bubble gum [8D] [img]http://wsphotofews.excite.com/003/20/Pr/Db/zc40672.jpg[/img] Glock 23 is a good carry gun.
Link Posted: 8/9/2001 3:56:00 AM EST
my early charter bulldog in 44 special
Link Posted: 8/9/2001 4:13:06 AM EST
I run around with a Glock 26 loaded up with Dept. Issue Speer 124gr GDHP +P's. I usually keep it in a FIST brand kydex IWB holster or if I'm going dressed up I sport a FIST brand thumbreak leather pancake holster, FIST brand magazine carrier, and a FIST brand double thick leather Gun Belt. Check out his great stuff at [url]www.fist-inc.com[/url],
Link Posted: 8/9/2001 7:50:16 AM EST
Kel Tec P32
Link Posted: 8/10/2001 7:52:54 AM EST
GLOCK 29 10mm compact 10+1 in size that is slightly larger than the Glock 9mm-26/40S&W-27, and S&W640 357Mag. Here are the numbers from an old Glock brochure. Any Glock appoximate MUZZLE energy(foot-pounds)/velocity(feet per second any BBL lenght: 9mm 369/1180, 45ACP 302/820, 40S&W 386/984, the 357 S&W Mag is not in the brochure, but according to a Wincheste ammo brochure, the most powerful in that line up is 557/1180. The 10mm as listed by Glock is 575/1230 . Some people are going to definitely notice the difference between "cover and concealment."
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