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Old 11-22-2012, 01:21 AM   #1
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Anyone have any good opinions on what would make a good carry .45? I like the 1911 style guns but it seems like the full frame guns might be pretty big for carry. Any input would be appreciated. Thanks
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Old 11-22-2012, 01:26 AM   #2
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Take a look at the m&p 45 compact.
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Compact 1911. 3.5 or 3 inch.
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I sometimes carry a full sized 1911. But another gun I have thant I like a lot is my Bersa Concealed Pro. It is a double stack compact 45. The mag holds 7. It has a decocker and is fully ambidextrous.
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Compact 1911. 3.5 or 3 inch.
Colt makes a compact?
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Colt makes a compact?
The Commander and Agent sized frames are considered compact.
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Kimber makes a number of conceal carry 1911 style .45s. Like the carry pro But the run over $1,000
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XDS.. you should realy look into one i love mine
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Colt makes a compact?
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The Commander and Agent sized frames are considered compact.
Colt makes the following:

FS Government 5"

Commander 4.25"

Officers 3.5"

Defender/NA 3"



Best carry piece IMHO is the Light Weight Commander.

And I carry one every day.

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Don't own one yet .But Colt Defender is one nice 1911.
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