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Old 10-24-2013, 06:35 PM   #61
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What the hey - buy all of 'em, then you can carry whichever one (or two or three) may suit your mood.
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I can actually see her carrying multiple guns. Why the hell not? I often carry a backup.
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I've been told good things about this site for CC for women:

http://www.corneredcat.com/article/practical-issues/concealed-carry-for-the-fashionable-woman/
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I can actually see her carrying multiple guns. Why the hell not? I often carry a backup.
Ditto, my EDC is a Sig RCS 1911 in a Tueller IWB holster and a Sig P938 in a Barsony leather pocket holster.

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idk y but this reminded me of Little Rascals..."No Girls Allowrd!"
It's nothing to do with no girls allowed. Would you allow a man to pick out your apparel? Even men that have wives and other female family members that carry concealed can't comprehend the challenges that women face when trying to conceal a gun. That is why I suggested the ladies night at the range. You will get an unbiased opinion of what works for women.
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I am not a glock fan myself, but since you already have one, why not look into having the grip altered? There are sleeves they put on the grip, as well as shops that actually shave off some of the plastic from the grip and/or trigger guard. You may end up unhappy with it for carry, but satisfied with it for a night stand pistol.

I do LOVE my CZ-75b, especially the grip (one of the pistols you listed is a clone of a CZ). I also love my Bersa Thunder9 UCP and seriously miss the smaller Bersa Thunder380 that I my sister now carries. The grip on the lil Bersa Thunder380 is great, and the pistol isn't huge but is not a "pocket pistol". It fires the .380acp round which doesn't have the power of a 9mm but is enough to make me feel able to stop a threat. The Thunder380 looks like the James Bond pistol of yesteryear.

Consider having the glock altered to better fit you. Try on a few CZ products, and please, at least hold a couple of Bersa pistols (have some nice brushed nickel finishes available).

If you decide the simple operation of the Glock outweighs the comfort of a CZ or the little Bersa, consider the Springfield XD line. My XD45 is a bit large for concealed carry, but it has been very, very reliable and has a trigger I like better than the glocks I've shot. There are XD compacts and XD single stacks for additional compactness.

Don't give up until you find something you are comfortable with. Not to come off as sexist, but I doubt many gun shops would complain about a lady fondling their firearms, whereas they can tire of this with middle-aged men.


http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/product_info.php/cPath/21_178/products_id/25377/Bersa+7+%2B+1+Round+380+ACP+Pistol+wNickel+Finish Bersa .380, also available in double-stack with 15+1 capacity

http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/product_info.php/cPath/21_178/products_id/52338/Bersa+13+%2B+1+Round+9MM+Ultra+Compact+Pistol+wDuo +Tone+Finis The bersa 9mm I have.

The bersa's also have this key that fits a little socket on their frames to allow you to lock the pistol "safe" in the event you have children over or are leaving town.
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all good suggestions
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Once I get a good list I plan on rentin em at a range...just want 20-25 guns
You may be limited to what a range has available to rent. They probably will only have one make & model in a given size & caliber for rental. You might have to go to a few ranges to try a selection. I was fortunate in that the NRA Basic Safety instructor I had, had a whole passel of hand guns for us to try after we passed the course. Bring your G19 so you can compare which feels better in your hand. Even so, I found the pistols that felt better, weren’t always the ones I shot best with. A BIG difference was the trigger actions & pull.
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Marti ,
So many to choose from . I guess you need to establish a price range your looking to spend . Doesnt matter if its $500 or $800 there will be something out there in each range that you will like the feel of . But having that $$$ number helps in getting you in that price range . Personally I dont own the Sig P938 but have shot one several times . Its on my want list also . Speaking of that Im picking up my new G17 gen 4 tonight . Was in need of a full size 9mm to shoot steel with
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I agree with a couple other posters. The Sig P938 might be perfect for you. I held the .380 version, the P238, a couple weeks ago, and I absolutely loved how it felt in my hand. And it was tiny feeling. The P938 is only slightly longer in the slide, otherwise I believe the dimensions are very similar. Personally, 9mm is the lowest caliber I would go for CC purposes, but if you're ok with .380 the P238 might be a good choice.

If all you did was hold the P238 I can't wait until you shoot one. To me it feels like it almost has a negative recoil. Strangest thing I ever felt in a handgun, but I love it. If you've ever fired an LCP you will wonder what in the heck Ruger was thinking after you fire the P238. I would even recommend it for people with carpal tunnel syndrome.
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