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Old 02-28-2013, 08:25 AM
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New Carry Gun

Picked up a new carry gun. Sig p250SC, 9MM. Shot one over at the range
and loved it. Will replace the 1911. Lot smaller and easier to carry in summer months.
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Guy threw in 200rds of HydraShocks with it.....long term supply for carry!
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Old 02-28-2013, 08:38 AM
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The older I get the heavier these handguns get. With me when they feel heavy I leave them home which isn't good. My main carry gun is a Mod 60 SW in 38 special. Light enough I can put it in my coat pocket and be fine. I do like the Sig's. They are awesome. The 9mm wtith the right ammo is a good stopper. Good luck.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:12 PM
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Dan, I got an FNH Model FNP is 40 S&W a yeaar ago. They are rather hard to come by. They are exactly like a Sig Sauer P229. Very light, until you insert a 14 round loaded magazine. Shoots like a dream. I like the haammer down on a loaded chamber since it has a great DA trigger pull. You don't feel you need to reposition your hand going from DA to SA. The power level is very similar to the 45 ACP.
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Old 02-28-2013, 01:28 PM
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Larry, the 250 is a DA only....kid was a Sig rep...bought it for his bride that thought it was too heavy. One I wound up with was the one I shot. On a silouette at 10 yds, they were all k5's....trigger is a measurted 5.1lbs. Paid too much but it shoots without a problem!!! Plus, in Denver the Hydros are going for $1.50 a round....IF you can find it! 12rd mag...
Didn't get it for a regular shooter, just a carry!
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Old 03-01-2013, 08:52 PM
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I just picked up an XD40 for daily open carry. If I can find a decent IWB holster for my PT140 Millennium that will be my CCW piece. Since I'll be carrying pretty much all the time once I retire from the AF in a few months you can bet I'll be taking them both out as often as I can for practice
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Old 02-14-2014, 08:01 PM
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My daily carry gun is a KEL-TEC P-32. It is small, light, and easy to carry.

I own other larger handguns, but they tend to stay at home.

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Old 02-15-2014, 11:36 AM
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I would love to be able to carry...concealed or open. Would be nice.
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Old 02-15-2014, 09:24 PM
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Have several small autos I use, mainly a Ruger LCP and a Para PDA 9mm. Sometimes also carry my old Colt LW Commander in 45 acp. Wanted a revolver also as carried mainly revolvers during my LE career plus was a factory trained S&W Armorer. Couldn't find much readily available, but a distributor had 2 different ones that interested me. Number one was a Taurus 905G 9mm that uses full moon clips. Works like a charm, will work with it more once we get a day above freezing. The other one will arrive Tues. and it is a Charter Arms .327 Fed. Mag. Already have an older Ruger Single Six in 32 H&R Mag so that's why I wanted this one. The 9mm was a natural as I have a 1911 in 9 and the PDA. Might even get my old S&W 36 back from my son, so then will have 3 different makes and calibers. Will see how they work out for me this spring.
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Old 02-16-2014, 01:18 PM
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popplecop,

Like you, I carried many guns in my LEO career. Autos are nice, but per my experience, they are dependent on PERFECT ammo and Perfect magazines. I also went to the S&W Armorers School and built 5, M65 3-inch .357 revolvers and was allowed to buy one.

I carry either my M65 or a Colt Cobra in a pocket of my Woolrich hunting coat as I go about town in Winter. Bad Stuff will go down in three seconds or less so BIG Magazines are merely mental games for those never before in a "Hot Corner."

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Old 02-16-2014, 07:33 PM
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Can't remember for the life of me what we built, do remember it was 3 and allowed to purchase one. Later sold mine to a fellow warden who still has it after all these years. I have, had, son using it now S&W 36 that I got back in the mid 60s, and liked better than the ones we built.
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Old 04-04-2014, 01:51 PM
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I have settled in with a Springfield XDS .45 compact. Small, fairly light, easy to carry.
Most of the compact 9mm pistols are no smaller, and I like a .45 over anything else for CCW.
I liked the XDS so much, I bought two of them.
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Old 04-04-2014, 03:41 PM
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Nice looking guns and a nice photo. Are those as-issued extended magazines or after market magazines? How many rounds will the mag hold?

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Old 04-04-2014, 08:05 PM
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I like a nice little snubbie 38 with a spur hammer myself, but whatever floats yer boat is the best ya can get. Congrats on the new pistolier (pronounced piss-toll-yerr in my neck o the woods ).

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Old 04-04-2014, 08:32 PM
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Had a gal down the road give me a Kel-Tec 9mm to sell She shot it a whole 5 times. Think it was a little bitey if you know what I mean. She even bought another mag for it. Momma has a Kahr 9mm and really likes it. I may keep this Kel-Tec. Like the Kahr better but I can buy this darn thing for about 275..I guess that is a fair price..I don't follow pocket pistols much..but I get the box of ammo too. And can buy two more from her for 10 bucks each. Heck the Kahr cost a good bit more than that. As far as carrying.. I don't very much..but when I do it is usually the Wilson Combat. and I also have a Smith M-19 4 inch gun that is fairly easy to carry. I sometimes.. mostly summer..carry the Para LDA 6 shooter. Pretty easy to hide. Small but heavy. Trigger pull on that thing is kinda weird. Ya always wonder if it is going to fire..but it always do.
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Old 04-29-2014, 03:14 PM
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Skeet just went to a S&W show at a local dealer. He was hassling me about buying something so I bought mama a new 60 airweight, the 637-2 which is basically a 60 made of scandium with a SS barrel and cylinder. I have rarely bought her anything she likes better. She carried that 60 for years but keeps walking over to the new box and pulls out the little 5 shooter and plays with it constantly. You know, that 60 weighs a ton compared to that little airweight.

Oh, I have a Kel Tec 380 that I carry in my back pocket all the time, very handy. The recoil is not bad and I can hit a can top at 10 yards with it. Most folks that have the 9mm like them pretty well.
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