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Old 01-14-2013, 06:53 AM   #11
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Why not a tomcat in .32 ACP? It's a reliable round with a decent punch. Plus it's a current model so you don't have to worry about parts. Lots of smaller handed people (read many women) have a difficult time racking a slide so a tip up barrel is a great way to load on in the chamber. Personally I don't love the whole "no extractor" thing. But it's compact as hell, relatively reliable of a round and the pistol is made well.

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Why not a tomcat in .32 ACP? It's a reliable round with a decent punch. Plus it's a current model so you don't have to worry about parts. Lots of smaller handed people (read many women) have a difficult time racking a slide so a tip up barrel is a great way to load on in the chamber. Personally I don't love the whole "no extractor" thing. But it's compact as hell, relatively reliable of a round and the pistol is made well.
But dao isn't it?
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But dao isn't it?
Nope, SA/DA trigger... and it's a .32 ACP too...marginally powerful round, and super concealable.
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Why not a tomcat in .32 ACP? It's a reliable round with a decent punch. Plus it's a current model so you don't have to worry about parts. Lots of smaller handed people (read many women) have a difficult time racking a slide so a tip up barrel is a great way to load on in the chamber. Personally I don't love the whole "no extractor" thing. But it's compact as hell, relatively reliable of a round and the pistol is made well.
The no extractor thing is what can get you killed.
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The no extractor thing is what can get you killed.
Possible. And I agree partly, but am willing to give it a try myself.
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in .25 the beretta bobcat is pretty nice but the .25 isn't a very powerful round. personally i suggest at least a .380 for concealed carry

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Possible. And I agree partly, but am willing to give it a try myself.
I stupidly carried the 21A, which is a .22 and was considered real dandy at the time. I should've known better and did know better, but did it anyway. I am now embarrassed that I did carry it, but was lucky I didn't ever have to depend on it. I packed that piece of crap even while doing body guard work during hot weather, cause concealing something larger was inconvenient. That was dumb, dumb, dumb. Sometimes though we have to learn the hard way. What someone wants to carry is the business of those carrying it. Good luck.
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I stupidly carried the 21A, which is a .22 and was considered real dandy at the time. I should've known better and did know better, but did it anyway. I am now embarrassed that I did carry it, but was lucky I didn't ever have to depend on it. I packed that piece of crap even while doing body guard work during hot weather, cause concealing something larger was inconvenient. That was dumb, dumb, dumb. Sometimes though we have to learn the hard way. What someone wants to carry is the business of those carrying it. Good luck.
I never carry something I don't shoot and test the reliability of first. I have plenty of firearms that I know perform well that I can and do carry now, I just simply want something smaller. This is my attempt at it. If the gun fails to meet the standard then it will be sold off or given away for plinking.
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I never carry something I don't shoot and test the reliability of first. I have plenty of firearms that I know perform well that I can and do carry now, I just simply want something smaller. This is my attempt at it. If the gun fails to meet the standard then it will be sold off or given away for plinking.
That's fine, but especially with an auto past functioning doesn't guarantee it won't fail you in the future. You're starting at a disadvantage from the beginning. Autos fail very often, as a matter of fact too often. You aren't talking range test here. I've learned not to be a crash test dummy. If you wanna carry this particular gun then carry it, but you'll not feel too good if it fails you in a pinch. I've handled guns for over 50 years with almost 20 years in LE and have carried for well over 40 years now. If my opinion that this design is flawed means nothing then so be it and my feelings won't be hurt. After all, I'll never know if things go horribly bad for you. I can't say anymore than I already have. Hopefully you'll be lucky and best of luck to you.
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