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6 years 25 weeks ago, 8:21 PM

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Hunting for Handgun

I am applying for a CC in the State of Kansas. I am looking for a short barrel semi-automatic pistol .30 to .38 caliber. Any good suggestions for make, model, and caliber?

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6 years 25 weeks ago, 1:00 PM

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try the ruger LCP .380
http://www.gunslot.com/guns/ruger-lcp-380-acp

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6 years 25 weeks ago, 2:09 PM

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.38

Smith & Wesson .38

6 years 25 weeks ago, 2:19 PM

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he said he wanted an auto

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6 years 25 weeks ago, 12:08 PM

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Auto vs Revolver

Aint nothing wrong with a good revolver.

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6 years 25 weeks ago, 2:23 PM

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Reaper 308

sorry, i didnt read the whole thing.

6 years 25 weeks ago, 2:29 PM

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How much bulk.....

can you tolerate on your person? The answer to that question, to a large extent will serve to identify the class of revolvers or semiautos you might want to look at.

If you ask 20 people here, you might get 15 different answers, none of which are really accurate for YOU. Once you answer the bulk question, which also is part of a concealment method question, you somehow need to actually try different combinations of weapons with different carrying methods.

If you do it right the first time, you will be a happy concealed carrier, and you won't wind up with the proverbial box of holsters that many of us have. ;>))

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6 years 25 weeks ago, 2:38 PM

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I carry the Glock 19. It is a 9mm at 23.5 ozs and just over 4" barrell length. It is highly reliable, very accurate, very safe and easily concealable. I carry in my waistband of jeans or short pants comfortably. If you really want a good .380 look at the Browning BDA or one of the CZ models. The stopping power of the 9mm is very good. I use Federal HydroShoks for ammo for self defense. Go to a gun range and you can rent different weapons to try. A lot of it is fit and feel.
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6 years 25 weeks ago, 4:48 PM

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samD wrote:
I carry the Glock 19. It is a 9mm at 23.5 ozs and just over 4" barrell length. It is highly reliable, very accurate, very safe and easily concealable. I carry in my waistband of jeans or short pants comfortably. If you really want a good .380 look at the Browning BDA or one of the CZ models. The stopping power of the 9mm is very good. I use Federal HydroShoks for ammo for self defense. Go to a gun range and you can rent different weapons to try. A lot of it is fit and feel.
samD
Thanks. I'll add the Glock 19 to my list to consider.

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6 years 25 weeks ago, 4:52 PM

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if you are considering a 9mm glock... and the g19 is too large for you to comfortably conceal, also look into the g26. it is the sub-compact version.

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6 years 25 weeks ago, 7:14 PM

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try looking at the Taurus Millinium pro. in the 9mm it is compact, lightweight, has a 12+1 capacity, very accurate, very good quality and is pretty low cost.

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6 years 25 weeks ago, 9:13 PM

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Walther 9mm PPS

I carry my PPS constantly. The frame is thin, glock style trigger and has many gip sizers. I get good groups off hand at 15 meters...

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6 years 25 weeks ago, 7:06 PM

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take a look at the kel tec..380 same size as the ruger but 100.00 cheaper.fits in a wallet sized holster 6 shot auto.

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6 years 25 weeks ago, 11:06 PM

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A good snub nose 38 by Colt or S&W is always a good choice.

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