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semi auto conceal carry gun

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Dr.Mall Ninja, Mar 9, 2009.

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  1. Dr.Mall Ninja

    Dr.Mall Ninja Member

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    im looking for a gun that i can conceal carry and i would like to stay around 5, or 600, i really prefer for it to be in 40 or 45, im sure some people got some ideas.
     
  2. The Lone Haranguer

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    These came to mind:

    CZ75, P-06, 2075 RAMI
    Glock 23, 30, 36
    S&W M&P
    S&W 40XX, 45XX (used; myriad of sizes, metals and finishes available)
    Kahr CW40 or 45
     
  3. SigP229R

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    Sig P449 or P220 S&W 5945 come to mind
     
  4. SigP229R

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    Sig P229 or P220 S&W 5945 come to mind
     
  5. hometheaterman

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    I'm a fan of the Ruger SR9 if you like a 9mm. If not I also really like the Springfield XDm. Both seem to have great reviews.
     
  6. Magichelmt

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    I have a sig P220, but I am a large man. I also have a beretta mini cougar in .45 that is great. Absolutly dissapears and nobody knows it is there.
     
  7. orionengnr

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    Kahr P45 :)
     
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    glock 36
     
  10. dacavasi

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    Take a look at the Taurus PT145 Millenium Pro. 10+1 rounds of 45 ACP in a very small, reliable package.
     
  11. MachIVshooter

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    Having had a number of subcompact .45's, I finally settled on the S&W CS-45. I feel it offers the best of accuracy, reliability, durability and fit & finish. Dimensionally the same as a Glock 36, it is not the smallest when compared to the Kahr PM45. But unlike the Kahr, the CS-45 will easily handle +P loads. When I first got mine, I fed it several magazines mixed with everything from 185 gr. +P to 250 gr. lead RNFP. The gun has yet to jam. You should be able to find a nice used oine for under $500:

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    A slightly larger and heavier option, the 100% stainless steel 4516 will eat .45 Super loads: (middle)

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  12. ComradeBurg

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    Take a look at the Springfield XDs. They have three sizes which are service, compact, and sub-compact.

    I carry a compact .45 every day. It's a slightly on the large size but still concealable. The sub-compacts are small enough to be easily concealed and come in 9mm and .40 S&W.
     
  13. 357sigRog

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    I like the Glock sub compacts. If you are wanting a 40 caliber I would get a
    G27.
     
  14. Big Bill

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    I say go for a Glock 30

    I prefer the 26 for 9mm but a subcompact offers lots of versatility. I use it with a ten rounder for big pocket carry and on my hip with a t-shirt. If I have a bit more clothing I can use a twelve rounder and winter or nightstand duty gets a fifteen rounder with spacer. That with a pocket .380 and a pump shotgun handle all scenarios of defense short of the Apocalypse.
     
  16. Just One Shot

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    XD.40 Cal.

    Get this then spend the extra $$$ on ammo.
     
  17. Dan Crocker

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    I've got issues buying from a company that switched sides and sold out gun owners on the 94 AWB so that the Mini-14 would sell better.
    They do make a good wheel gun though.
     
  18. jocko

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    seen a kahr that would not handle +P loads:confused::confused:
     
  19. mljdeckard

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    I paid $608 for my Kimber Custom II a few years ago, full-size 1911, and I carry it year-round. Never occurred to me that it's "too big" to carry concealed.
     
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    Try the M&P40c or M&P45c, you won't find a better fit for your hand in a small concealable package.

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  22. AKElroy

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    2nd vote for the G23. May be the perfect combo of size to power; but you will probably want to mess with it some, and that will punch up the price. The XD compact may be as good a choice w/ more of the usual upgrades already in place.
     
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    Kahr CW45
     
  24. Mr.510

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    XD45 Compact with a good IWB holster like an MTAC or Crossbreed. After a month of daily carry you won't even know it's there.... :D
     
  25. searcher451

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    Whichever fits your hand and eye the best is the right gun for you. I wouldn't overlook the Walther PPS in .40S&W as you search through the possibilities. It's a superb firearm.
     
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