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Lemon10
October 24, 2010, 12:16 PM
I want a quality concealed 9mm. I really like the Springfield EMP, but its slightly out of my price range.

Anyone got some good 9mm suggestions? I dont like the XD so much because of how brick like it feels to me.

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Bernie Lomax
October 24, 2010, 12:21 PM
Kahr? Sig?

IBEWBULL
October 24, 2010, 12:28 PM
I would look at something which would hold its value.
The Colts will always be king in my book.
There were some here on this link.
Good luck.

http://www.gunsinternational.com/search_results.cfm

dawico
October 24, 2010, 12:29 PM
Most of the non 1911 style 9mms should be well within your price range. Have you tried finding a used gun on the internet auction/sale sites?

Matrix187
October 24, 2010, 12:33 PM
Take a look at the walther PPS 9mm with nightsights. Definitely thinner than a glock or xd http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-4XdPxYU9E

Isher
October 24, 2010, 12:37 PM
Out of your price range ($1450) and only in my dream book at present, but man oh man these are nice...........Angus Hobdell's CZ PCR Pro-Tek 1.

Details are here: http://czcustom.com/testproduct-289.aspx


Isher

verdun59
October 24, 2010, 12:59 PM
But Isher he could buy the PCR and have plenty left over to smooth out the trigger, buy ammo and have a first class pistol.

benderx4
October 24, 2010, 01:11 PM
That would buy you a barely used HK P7 in excellent condition.

TonyT
October 24, 2010, 01:43 PM
I carried a Glock 36 but found I could not conceal it relaibly at all times. Finally ended up with a Kahr PM-9 in a pocket holster.

LastShots
October 24, 2010, 02:14 PM
Is a 1911 colt action type what your experience and training prove best training
Result scores?

Do you want 100% function feeding ignite primers sometimes with that needed second
Hit (rare) but unnecessary risk to your life and family

Go to well stocked dealers and ck out grips in Your Hands and write down facts
1. Grip ergo feel natural
2. Point after getting permission from selling agent in safe direction
And pull trigger cking for smoothness in both single and double
Action at least twice
3. call a range rent their whatever you like till you really like only one at less then 1k
4. get a experience gun fighter to teach you weekly to improve
5. Talk to range staff about spec training offered
6. go buy a used whatever and sleep with it under you pillow for 50 years I should
Of done this but instead owned every mass produced hand gun or close to that
I carry a P7M13
With a Sig 245 as back up
And a hkp2000sk under the pillow
this week lol

m500'92
October 24, 2010, 02:53 PM
My votes for Sig or a Beretta

smallbore
October 24, 2010, 03:08 PM
A Kahr CW9, extra mag, ammo and a holster.

GunTech
October 24, 2010, 03:27 PM
What about a non-EMP compact 9mm 1911?

Kimber Ultra Carry or Springfield Ultra Compact for example?

If you like all steel guns that can be carried cocked and locked, check out the CZ-75 compact. They can be had NIB for under $500.

I don't care for the Kahr polymer guns, but that is personal preference. The steel frame guns are excellent and very small.

http://guntech.com/sale/kahr-2.jpg

HK-Freak
October 24, 2010, 03:37 PM
Get a P7 and never look back...



http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k40/millert12005/Guns/P6300002.jpg

Bernie Lomax
October 24, 2010, 03:40 PM
A Kahr CW9

He's looking to spend a thousand bucks. For that amount, he can get a PM9, which is nicer.

jon86
October 24, 2010, 03:45 PM
I vote for a kahr PM9 or a glock 26... depending on how you carry it. PM9 for front pocket or glock 26 if IWB or OWB is your thing.

Prion
October 24, 2010, 04:57 PM
Sig P229.

sprice
October 24, 2010, 05:05 PM
I like slim guns, especially for cc. My vote goes to the smith and wesson pps or whatever. Although my personal choices are a glock 36 and a smith and wesson snubby.

DonRon
October 24, 2010, 05:06 PM
Good, spend $300.00 on a Kel Tec PF 9 and the other $700.00 on your wife and kids. Life is too short for expensive personal play toys in this economy. That's my advice.

Walkalong
October 24, 2010, 05:29 PM
Save a little longer and get what you want. You will not be dissapointed in the EMP.

davidbee
October 24, 2010, 06:34 PM
Definitely get a Hk P7 PSP dont pay more than $799.00 and get a holster for it like $100.00
and two spare mags at $125.00
$799.00 http://www.impactguns.com/store/642230245143.html
$125.00 http://www.calssportingarmory.com/HK_221917_P7_PSP_8_round_magazine_p/mghk221917.htm
$100.00
$1024.00 plus tax
there you have it.

Jed Carter
October 24, 2010, 08:04 PM
Budsgunshop.com has the EMP 3" for $1075. Close enough to the K-note max? http://budsgunshop.com
My daily carry weapon is the much cheaper CZ 75D PCR, sometimes I carry a SIG RCS 1911, it has
a commander length slide with an officer size frame I got it for $1029+tax.

dcarch
October 24, 2010, 08:08 PM
CZ 75 Stainless Limited or the SP 01. You won't be disappointed.

BossHogg
October 24, 2010, 08:16 PM
S&W 3913 or 3914 both are nice 9s.

PabloJ
October 24, 2010, 08:46 PM
I use Series 90 6+1 shot DAO Colt 9x19 with SS slide and AL frame. It's very flat and it's weight empty is 1.5lb. If I didn't own that my top pic would be S&W 3913.

Here is particularly ugly one but I read someplace that these are very reliable.
http://www.collectorsfirearms.com/admin/product_details.php?itemID=38997

sideways
October 25, 2010, 08:04 AM
Do yourself a favor look at Kimber Aegis put next to EMP and you decide I thought I wanted EMP when I went to purchase dealer happen to have Aegis for about the same money I compared them side by side, fit and finish even the smooth feel of racking side hands down go to Kimber . Now you don't get extra mag which is BS on Kimbers behalf and cheesy holster that nobody that is serious about carry would use.

SA
October 25, 2010, 06:07 PM
In this price range, check out these options:

i) Makarov PM (http://thegunforum.net/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=116)

ii) Taurus PT 145Pro (that is, if you go for .45) (http://thegunforum.net/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=30)

iii) CZ 999 (if you're a big guy and can conceal it) (http://thegunforum.net/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=118)

iv) Sarsilmaz B6 (http://thegunforum.net/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=164)

Captcurt
October 25, 2010, 06:21 PM
I want a quality concealed 9mm. I really like the Springfield EMP, but its slightly out of my price range.

Anyone got some good 9mm suggestions? I dont like the XD so much because of how brick like it feels to me.
Check out some of the CZ 75's . Very nice, shoot great and are in your price range.

gbw
October 25, 2010, 11:34 PM
DonRon.....Good, spend $300.00 on a Kel Tec PF 9 and the other $700.00 on your wife and kids. Life is too short for expensive personal play toys in this economy. That's my advice.

This is very good advice for everyone, if you have a family or any other financial need.

I've a question about the HK P7s. Are they blowback 9mm? The only one I ever held had an incredibly heavy recoil spring to get it chambered.

Anyhow. If you're determined to spend it all and are willing to look at SA, look also at an old mint Browning HP.

P30shtr
October 25, 2010, 11:53 PM
P2000, P2000sk, P30, P7, P7m8, or maybe even a G19 GEN4:rolleyes:. Just talkin shhhh. for all the 'G' guys out there since it wasnt mentioned yet. They are nice. I have one (GEN3). Just prefer a hammer thats all. FNP9, TONS of SIGS. Hell, PF9 aint a bad idea either, with tons of money left over for ammo/range time/classes/whatever. Get out there and handle some/shoot some if able to do so and, decide on that. Not what a bunch of strangers tell you to get from the internet. Although some good advice/point you in the right direction, only you can decide what YOU like. Good luck

CubJ3
October 26, 2010, 06:53 PM
S&W M&P 9C. Then you have $500 to kit it out with night sights and/or CT grips, Apex tactical sear, a nice holster and LOTS of ammo.

mongo4567
October 26, 2010, 10:10 PM
I'd vote for the Kahr PM9, very light and small. The Rohrbaugh is awesome, but will kill all of that $1k and maybe a little more.

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