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Posted: 5/20/2003 9:03:48 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/20/2003 9:09:39 PM EDT by StormSurge]
I'm looking for a small "concealable" pistol in 9mm,.40SW or .45ACP...

Since we are no longer allowed to have magazines with over 10 rounds, I would like it to be a single-column mag, so as to be as slim as possible...but if necessary I would try one of those pistols with the cut-down mini-grips, though they LOOK uncomfortable...I just HATE having a full-size grip with a PC half-empty mag!

Any suggestions as to makes or models?

PS I am currently using a Makarov in this role, but would like something more powerful...
Link Posted: 5/20/2003 10:40:34 PM EDT
Kahr, Glock 36, 1911 Officer or Commander or Govt models, Sig P-225, Baby Luger, Beretta makes a new single stack in 9mm & S&W makes several.

I'm sure there's several I didn't list. Go to a gunshow & look at all of them & see what fits your hand the best.
Link Posted: 5/21/2003 3:55:28 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/21/2003 3:57:11 AM EDT by Ross]
Add to the above...Astra A75, Star PD, some other Star products, S&W 3913...
Link Posted: 5/21/2003 7:12:18 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/23/2003 12:45:31 PM EDT
Kimber Ultra Carry will serve you well also.
Link Posted: 5/23/2003 3:54:15 PM EDT
Kahr K9; Kahr K40; Kahr P9; Kahr P40; Kahr MK9; Kahr PM9, etc........
Link Posted: 5/23/2003 4:03:34 PM EDT
I carry a Kimber Compact CDP. But if I were to carry a 9mm, I'd strongly consider the HK P7M8
Link Posted: 5/23/2003 9:44:41 PM EDT
Since you can't have the KelTec P11, go with the Kahr's. The P9 is so light and slim. I don't know who your dealer is, but, Kahr's don't have to cost $700. A local dealer here is selling one for over $700.
Link Posted: 5/23/2003 9:44:50 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/24/2003 8:14:58 PM EDT
Get the new NAA 32.
Small gun, nice punch.
Link Posted: 5/25/2003 4:45:10 AM EDT

Originally Posted By lordtrader:

Originally Posted By Beachboy:
Kahr K9; Kahr K40; Kahr P9; Kahr P40; Kahr MK9; Kahr PM9, etc........



So you're saying he should get a Glock26



LOL, I wouldn't wish a Glock on even my worst enemy....well, maybe on them....
Link Posted: 5/26/2003 8:47:51 AM EDT
My daily carry is a Kahr MK9 with Pearce grip extension.


It's considerably heavier than its polymer framed brethren but it is also designed to hold up under prolonged shooting of full house rounds.

Practice is essential to comfort and success with your carry piece.
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 12:57:40 PM EDT
I carry a SW CS9 which I like a lot. Single stack DA/SA. They also have .40 and .45 calibers.
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