Gun owners?

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  1. lightningfront

    lightningfront Spaghetti Worm

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    I just completed my training and got my liscense to carry concealed handgun and was just asking what other people carry. I have a Taurus P92 but it is a little too large to carry, a Ruger MK II but its too big and only a .22, and finally my little S&W 642 snubbie .38 special, The S&W is small enough to carry and that is what I have been doing recently, but I want a little more stopping power. Looking for a small frame .45 ACP
    I'm looking into the Taurus Millenium Pro models the 145 and 745. The 145 is a double stack mag and is 10 shot while the 745 is a single stack mag and 6 shot but it's thinner and easier to conceal.
    I thought about the glock equivalent the G36 6 shot, but it's more expensive and I've read nothing but good reviews about the taurus. Only crappy thing is none of the 3 ranges around here have 1 to rent.
     
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  3. PharmrJohn

    PharmrJohn The Dude

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    Only thing I have is a cheap BB gun. Have thought about going through the training and getting my CWP, then actually purchasing a firearm. .....but have yet to do it. Will probably start with a .22 and work my way up to a .38. When I have been to the range I did best with a .38 (longer barrel...not a snubby). Not so good with a .45 or a .357. I can safely say that I sucked with those.
     
  4. pgoodsell

    pgoodsell Horrid Stonefish

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    I have a CCW and carry a 9mm. Just the right size vs power for me.
     
  5. dahos

    dahos Feather Duster

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    A .380 is a good conceal/carry handgun. small but packs a lot more punch than a .22.

    I got my lifetime carry license several years ago.
     
  6. sean_p_f

    sean_p_f Sea Dragon

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    If you are lookign for a CC 45 I would look at the springfield XD or the Glocks.

    I personally carry a Glock 23 (40 cal) or a Bersa .380
     
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    pwsk Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    9mm easy choice
     
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  9. lightningfront

    lightningfront Spaghetti Worm

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    I prefer a larger slower caliber for a larger stopping power and no over penetration for personal defense.

    Don't get me wrong I have a PT92 in 9mm and love to shoot at the range just not a defense weapon.
     
  10. Siddique

    Siddique Dragon Wrasse

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    I had a couple super soakers in my day lol...
    Seriously, My girlfriend and I applied to get a licensed firearm. But we haven't gotten it as yet.
    Because the crime rate here in Trinidad is so high, it's very difficult to get a licensed one.. It's super easy to get an illegal gun though.
     
  11. Daniel072

    Daniel072 Giant Squid

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    look at the keltec p380. awesome pistol with a transferable lifetime warranty. They also have the 9mm version and it's about the size of the palm of my hand
     
  12. madlarkin

    madlarkin Peppermint Shrimp

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    Not sure how small you are looking to go, but check out the Springfield XD. I have a XD Compact in .45 and LOVE it. You can also get the subcompact in .40 s&w which is one of my pet cartridges.
    Otherwise, the Kimber pro carry series looks pretty amazing. I love my raptor II and swear by it.