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Old 09-02-2008, 03:50 AM   #11
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My beliefs are that if I need to draw a weapon one shot stops will be hard to come by and Knock Down Power is as much a myth as Santa Clause and the Easter Bunny and that the only Guaranty will be that the gun I draw will be no smaller than a 40 in an auto and 357 in a revolver .

I'll live with the weight on my belt I just hope when the shooting is all done I'm still alive with it in my hand .

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Odd , the gun forums I visit are full of Bersa Thunder 380 owners that just love them .

If one bad experience ruined you on a brand you would probably be hard pressed to be driving a car or truck .

I can't think of a single major manufacture of anything that doesn't occasionally produce a product is a bad one .

Have you even given them time to try to fix or replace your pistol ?
I'm just basing this on my "first hand" experience, and not what "others" think.
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I don't have enough authority to be an expert on the subject, but I'm planning on getting a S&W airweight revolver with the crimson trace laser for a CCW. Concealed hammer, revolver reliability, and I'm in bigger trouble than I need to be if I can't resolve the issue with it's five shot capacity...

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I don't have enough authority to be an expert on the subject, but I'm planning on getting a S&W airweight revolver with the crimson trace laser for a CCW. Concealed hammer, revolver reliability, and I'm in bigger trouble than I need to be if I can't resolve the issue with it's five shot capacity...
No argument there! Revolvers are proven reliable SD weapons. I do keep a .357 handy and I know it will always fire on demand. It won't fire the number of shots that my CZ will, but 6 shots from a .357 is a lot of bang...
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My beliefs are that if I need to draw a weapon one shot stops will be hard to come by and Knock Down Power is as much a myth as Santa Clause and the Easter Bunny and that the only Guaranty will be that the gun I draw will be no smaller than a 40 in an auto and 357 in a revolver .

I'll live with the weight on my belt I just hope when the shooting is all done I'm still alive with it in my hand .
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I went through the same process myself recently... After shooting current ammo... the smallest round I felt reasonably comfortable with was 9mm P+ based on the fact I wanted/ needed a small but controllable gun...

As I couldn't see paying over a $1000 for a Roubach (sp?) and I wanted more than 6 rounds... I bought a Keltec p9... as it is my first Keltec and as any new gun.. I don't quite trust it yet... but it does have 250+ trouble free rounds through it so far... and it is about as small as my hands can fit. (I still need to do some relieving under the trigger guard for a more comfortable fit)

And unlike any of my Glocks...even the G29.. you really can forget you are carrying it... My daily carry will still be the 20 or 29... but sometimes you need a really concealable gun with enough umunph to feel ok with it...

I know to some folks that is a 44mag and above...but even if they could make one that small...the recoil would probably hurt you almost as much as the bullet did the bad guy...esp as you probably wouldn't be able to hit him with it anyway...

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