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Old 06-27-2013, 05:03 PM   #41
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Just curious but with the minimal size difference between most 380's & some of the sub compact 9's why wouldn't someone not opt for the 9mm?
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Old 06-27-2013, 05:11 PM   #42
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Just curious but with the minimal size difference between most 380's & some of the sub compact 9's why wouldn't someone not opt for the 9mm?
Because while the smallest of the sub compact 9mm bunch is about the same size and weight of the compact .380's they don't make a 9mm that is as small as the smallest .380's (KelTec, Ruger, etc).
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I carry a Sig p238 in a pocket holster every now and then when not carrying the shield IWB. Solid pistol, never had an issue.
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380 excellent secondary weapon for the pocket or ankle. I myself carry the s&w bodyguard. Comes with the laser. Very small and easy to conceal. One of the top 380s out there.
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I carry a .380 as a BUG in a wallet holster and frequently carry it as my primary when dress dictates. Any gun is better than no gun in a gunfight....
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Not that much difference in size for CC between my LCP 380 and my Sig 938 9mm.

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Old 07-03-2013, 08:04 PM   #47
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I ordinarily carry the biggest gun I can conceal well. Sometimes that's a Ruger Blackhawk in .41 Magnum with a 6 1/2 inch barrel, sometimes it's a little S&W Bodyguard .380
I have no problem with the .380 if I'm going to be generally in my car or indoors where there won't be a likelihood of having to take a long shot.
Also, .380 ammo has come a long way in the last decade. There is some pretty stout stuff out there. Gold Dot or maybe some kinda frangible stuff would be good in an environment where the BG won't be wearing heavy clothes. In a cold place where people wear heavy coats, maybe hardball would be better.
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Don't let ANYONE tell you the .380 is not enough gun. A guy was walking in a field one day when a Wild Boar charged him, all he was carrying was a .380. He shot the boar once and it went down, then he walked over and finished it with a second shot.
True Story! Now a wild boar has MUCH tougher hide than any bad guy. Also a guy woke up one night hearing someone breaking in. He went to see and shot the bad guy once in center mass, bad guy died, he was using a .380.
The human body does not like ANY projectile entering it.
I carry a Bersa Thunder .380 IWB and trust it completely.
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If I decide to carry, it will be my Sig P238. That's exactly what I bought it for.
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I carry a Bersa Thunder .380 IWB and trust it completely.
Same here!
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