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P-11

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by skooter, Oct 15, 2006.

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  1. skooter

    skooter Member

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    Hello all you HR's I'm a new member and I was thrilled to find a web site as the THR while surfing the web . I'm a gun nut you could say . I own several rifles, shot guns and hand gun's. I just got a P-11 Kel-Tec and would like to know a little about it . It had belong to my sister who had gotten it new several years ago. In fact 1997 I think the sale slip was for 259 and some change. What would it be worth today ? And also is it a reliable auto ? Its a 9mm luger . If anyone can tell me something about this peace ? I would appreciate.......skooter
     
  2. alamo

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    You can get a new P-11 for $269 or less in most places so it's probably worth something around +- $150 - $180. I have one and it is very reliable. It's a great value pistol. See the KTOG forum for detailed information:

    http://www.ktog.org/cgi-bin/yabb/YaBB.cgi
     
  3. MachIVshooter

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    Around here, they are $270-$290 new . Used blue models in good condition go for ~$200. Hard chrome, add ~$20. My sister pickud up a HC in 98% cond. for $225 about 2 months ago.

    Yes. IMO, Kel-Tec's are one of the best guns out there for the money. I have a P3AT, a P-32 and a PLR-16. I will be getting a PF-9 in hard chrome when they hit the dealer shelves here.
     
  4. PX15

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    skooter:

    For all of the KelTec info your little heart might desire go to:

    www.KTOG.com (best)
    www.KTRange.com (good)
    www.Bersatalk.com (KelTec section/OK)

    I have a P11 & a P32. Both are excellent. I hope to get a new PF-9 as soon as they become available locally.

    Best Wishes,

    J. Pomeroy
     
  5. symr00

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    Great little guns. They sell for sell for $250 around here and i sold mine for $200 after I had the slide melted and nickel plated. They flat out dissapear when used with the Kel-Tec belt clip. I liked mine a lot but the trigger pull was just way to long to tolerate when practicing at the range even with the trigger shoe. i ended up selling mine and opting for J frame S&W.
     
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    KelTec uses Smith&Wesson double stack mags, if you want 15, 20 or 30 rounds from a small package
     
  7. Pistol

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    Hi skooter, first off use this link
    http://www.ktog.org/cgi-bin/yabb/YaBB.cgi

    There is no ktog.com and that link tries to download something my Mcafee did not like!

    As far as the P11, as you can see- it is what it is :)
    You asked for an opinion so here is my .02:

    It is very light, heavy DA trigger, probably the most reliable KT model for a pistol, in a good caliber- 9mm, good mechanical accuracy under 20 yds, great service and parts support, and is not for everyone as far as trigger pull and felt recoil. (load a snap cap and try it)
    It is not a target gun and takes some practice to master the trigger pull and stay on target. I mention this as a factor if you are not familiar with polymer subcompacts. Really a CCW gun and behaves best with 115-124 gr ammo. But some 124gr will misfeed in some and require some tweaking.
    Really good bargain for the $$$, lots of info on the KTOG site.
     
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  9. skooter

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    Thanks all of you have been very helpful . I will hang onto this P-11 for sometime. It is as you guys say . The only thing I dislike is like most of you have said. The trigger pull. thanks again ....skooter.......
     
  10. bud45

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    Skooter, there are mods that can be done to slightly shorten the trigger pull; however, I've gotten quite used to mine and it doesn't bother me any more. Just look at it as a built-in safety device, a'la UN-hair-trigger!

    I carry mine most of the time in an ankle holster. It shoots CCI shot loads as well, when I'm working in the garden or yard...it'll turn a snake or rat inside out! I've also found that autos can be finicky about ammo- I've used Silver Bear hollow points with never a misfeed, but it tries to hang on HydraShocks. My P11 is my primary carry weapon, my secondary is a S & W Model 66 4" .357...big difference!
     
  11. Wilson 17&26

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    Since the sunset of Klinton mag ban, you can buy a flush fitting Kel-Tec 12-rounnd (formerly LEO) magazine making that pistol a P-13. While I love to shoot my Glocks, my daily carry away from home is a 1995 Kel-Tec P-11.
     
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