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Old 12-23-2010, 06:27 AM   #41
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Mine is currently a 3rd gen Kel-Tec P3AT .380. Kel-Tec is a favorite factory of many, me included. I just restocked on some 9mm P-11's and they are priced at $265. I can't find anything else as cheap that I can rely on as a Kel-Tec.
Thats if you dont mind some of the worst trigger pulls on the market.......

2 Sig P238's and a Bersa Thunder Duo tone here. Not one problem from the three.
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Yes that long trigger pull does suck...A little to long even with no safety. My finger is raw after shooting 100 rounds or more...

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My primary concealed carry weapons are the AMT back-up & my Makarov
.380! When hunting big game, I carry a handgun chambered in 9mm Luger!
After more than 20 years of hunting big game, the Luger round has served
me well when I needed to complete a kill or defend myself!

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Old 12-23-2010, 09:33 PM   #44
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Yes that long trigger pull does suck...A little to long even with no safety. My finger is raw after shooting 100 rounds or more...
Maybe you need a Range Gun. Kel-Tec pocket guns were never intended to be shot all day long, just there to save your bacon.
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I just picked up a Walther PK-380 and 4 boxes of ammo today. The Walther was bought for a guy's wife and she never shot it. (I know I paid too much, but he is a regular and is looking at a S&W M66 I have.)

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I don't shoot that many rounds usually but to break in a new gun or if a buddy has extra ammo,and says go ahead shoot it up,I don't want to take it back home with me. That seems to happen ever time I go shooting with my one buddy steve,He brings way to much ammo,and then doesn't want to take it home,so we shoot it all up. I tell him but he does it every time anyway...so I just go with it...Damn my luck..ha..ha..

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Default .380/9mm or .38?

They all put the same size hole in an old aluminum frypan! (I have tested
them enough to give me the inspiration to construct a few redneck wind-
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This is from another post here but it pertains to the ".380" discussion:

"Picked one up (the all black model) 4 or 5 months ago for "the other" carry piece in the summer when I can't strap on a full size. It isn't a bad little gun. I have a few hundred rounds through it so far. Mine didn't like the Fiocchi ammo though. It would fail to load 1 in 50 or better.

I still carry it sometimes when nothing else will "fit", but I bought a Kahr because I was concerned about the failures with it and also the .380 is (IMHO) a little under sized. I haven't been able to take the 9mm Kahr to the range yet."

We were talking about the Taurus TCP .380.

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I've got a Weatherby .308. I only got it because I had a suspension set for a sport bike a guy's wife wouldn't let him shuck the money out for so I traded them for the 308 and a S&W 9mm.
I don't like it. doesn't matter what scope I put on or what ammo I use, it's 3 to 8 inches on either side of center at 200 yards. It would hit most targets at 2 or 300 yards but I like to be able to rely on the landing point. I cant do it with this one.

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got a bersa thunder plus 380 15+1 my wife has the thunder 380 duo tone 7+1. both guns are really really good for the price. most 380 are unpleasent at best to shoot at worst downright miserable. the thunders are a dream to shoot very little snap decent sa/da triggers for the price unlike the poo triggers on a walther ppk/s they dont slide bite the hand like some walthers and the angle of magazine to barrel is very shallow making them feed pretty damn reliable. accuracy is very good for a small pocket rocket rivaling that of some full size pistols.

they have adjustable for drift 3 dot white sights.

bersa could double the price and still sell the gun at a good value. very under rated fun 380.

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