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Old 11-23-2010, 02:08 AM   #11
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If you want to stay with 380, check out the SW Bodyguard and the SIG 238. I shot the Sig last week and it is much easier to control than my P3AT Kel Tec or the LCP while still being small. The SW Body guard has a built in laser and has a better grip than the LCP or P3AT but I have not shot it.
The Walther pistols have a great reputation but dont discount the Bersa Thunder. Not as nicely buit but they have made some design improvements over the PPK and have a good reputation and are cheaper. They are DA/SA.
My wife does not like the double action trigger pull of revolvers or DA/SA autos. She took my Glock 19. Look at the Ruger SR9C if you want to jump up to the size of a Glock. Recoil is very manageable with these guns.
Look at the Kahr Pistols. I am still kicking myself for passing up a great deal on a Kahr at the last gun show. The are well made but a little pricier. Their CW9 is a little lower priced and an excellent gun.
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Old 11-23-2010, 10:38 PM   #12
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My wife loves her Ruger .38 LCR with CT's.

She loves the laser and believes a lot of that line of thinking that says if you were ever in a tough spot and put that red dot on somebody, they just might take flight, not fight.

The gun has great feel and very comfortable to shoot everything except +p and that is a little spicy for her liking.

Go to ranges/clubs and rent guns...try a LOT of them before you decide. Find exactly what you want and what feels good in your hand.

Good luck with your search...shoot SAFELY.

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Old 11-23-2010, 11:19 PM   #13
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I always carry my LCP with the 10-rd. ProMag which provides much more of a grip. I can easily conceal-carry this using an ordinary in-waist clip holster and any overhanging shirt. It would probably work fine in a purse too. Whether or not you get another gun to carry, I suggest you might as well get a 10-rd. ProMag for your LCP to have on hand as well. Mine has been reliable... Like it a lot.
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