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Old 03-10-2011, 02:37 PM   #11
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I like the WALTHER STAINLESS.
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Well ive always liked the lcp since they started coming out. I just started looking into the bersas and i like them. Always been a fan of the ppk series so mabe ill go that way. Im going to cabelas to look and potentially buy. Anyone know if they sell the bersa thunders there.
i know gander mountain has em. i got my thunder plus 15 rounder there.
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Too bad there isnt a gander mtn near me.
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I can't comment on the others but I do own a LCP that has been 100% reliable. It's not going anywhere but I'm going to eventually replace it with a Kahr PM40 since I have doubts about a .380 doing the job that I want.
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I'll chime in again regarding the 10-rd. ProMag for LCP... I really like it... carry it that way IWB. The extra 4 rds. and the resulting full grip give me comfort.
I'm gonna look and see if Cabelas has one today. My LGS told me they're bart to get right now, and they are only 6rds anyway. Obviously they just wanted to sell. Me what they had in stock, or are just idiots.
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The 10-rd. ProMag is an "after-market" item. Ruger doesn't sell them. I got mine (delivered FedEx) ordering online from cheaperthandirt.com for $22 + shipping. I've ordered lots from them... 100% satisfied.
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I had my promag jam and and not feed. they sent me another one and said to only use a good hp bullet (which does best) and said if you go fmj get the federal eagles. the dude said cheaper fmj are not made exact 100% equal.
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My favorite so far is the Sig P238. Locked breech design and very soft shooting for its size...
+1...it's my everyday BUG
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I really enjoyed my Bersa Thunder 7 rounder, until my sister took it and wouldn't give it back. I like the flat nickel finish. I like the 7 round and 9 round mags. I liked the $300 price tag. I liked the lighter alloy frame.

I did lust after one of those SigSaur 232SL's in the CDNN catalog for $430. CDNN Sports, Inc. 2010-6 Catalog
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My opinion is probably not going to be very popular, but I view a .380 as a target pistol only. It is not considered a service caliber and I wouldn't carry one.

You can get a 9mm for almost the same size and carry +p rounds that will offer better ballistic performance and stopping power to a would-be attacker.

I wouldn't want to place my life in the balance with a .380.
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