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Old 11-10-2010, 12:53 AM   #11
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The Walther might be fine, but I recently went with the Ruger LCP .380. The capacity is 6 + 1, and this pistol is extremely lightweight and concealable. I'm not certain if .380 is the best for a first line of defense, but it is at least a great back-up gun. The price at Bud's online was about $280...

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The Walther might be fine, but I recently went with the Ruger LCP .380. The capacity is 6 + 1, and this pistol is extremely lightweight and concealable. I'm not certain if .380 is the best for a first line of defense, but it is at least a great back-up gun. The price at Bud's online was about $280...
I carry .45's and 10mm's as handguns for defense. I was wondering if it would worth the effort to add to my "collection" as a fun gun.
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I was wondering if it would worth the effort to add to my "collection" as a fun gun.
I wouldn't want to rely solely on .380 for personal defense, and I've found that most of the marketing for these lightweight .380 pistols describes them as backup pistols. I prefer a .45 acp or, believe it or not, .454 Casull, as my primary CCW caliber, but I kind of like the .380 along for the ride. With Golden Sabres loaded in the mag, it would certainly be effective in a defense situation. That said, the answer is yes, you'd better add one to your collection...Go for the LCP...
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I shot the little 380 Sig yesterday and it is the best subcompact 380 I have fired or held. Good sights and decent trigger for a sub. I would have the trigger worked over since it has a safety. Pricey. Beats my P3AT by a mile. The LCP does not come up to point for me.

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Might want to check out a Beretta 84Fs and a Browning BDA .380. I have and love both. Just my .02

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At $265 you will never regret buying it. New models in my store sell for $525 + tax (another 10.3%)
Around my part of the north east they go for $300. $500 seems a bit steep.
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Around my part of the north east they go for $300. $500 seems a bit steep.
Now Who's Full Of SH$T?
You can buy a Brand New PPK or PPK/S for $300?
I Call Shenanigans you liar
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Bill, this is the PK380 (new style with a poly frame) not the PPK or PPK/s. The PK380 does not cost as much as the beloved PPK.

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Might want to check out a Beretta 84Fs and a Browning BDA .380. I have and love both. Just my .02
I agree, they are great guns, the top of the .380 heap, IMO. A much better gun than the Walther. Used ones can be found for a good price on Gunbroker.
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Bill, this is the PK380 (new style with a poly frame) not the PPK or PPK/s. The PK380 does not cost as much as the beloved PPK.
Ooh, I forgot that one...
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