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Old 04-01-2010, 07:43 PM   #61
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Orlandorealtor, If you still have the S+W model 60, I'm interested in buying it. I live in north central Florida. PM me- Also CONGRATS on finding the gun that fits your wife the best.
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To bad about the Taurus, I have owned several over the years and have never had a problem with any of them. The one that I like the most is the Sig P239. It makes a great summer carry weapon. I am looking at purchasing a Taurus 738 TCP for pocket carry.
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Old 06-08-2010, 09:36 AM   #63
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My Wifey carries a Taurus 24/7 C (compact), which has never given her any return issues...but we did have to replace one of the mags. The tiny one never fired properly, after calling Taurus, they sent her a new 17-round mag.

My old Taurus 66 never gave me a headache...altho shooting hot .357 loads would give you a hand-ache
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Old 06-08-2010, 06:42 PM   #64
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Well we bought a Taurus 709 SS Slim. Took it to the range and it was a castatrophe. FTF,FTE,FTC almost every round. Then the trigger, You would pulll it back and keep pulling and then the gun would fire when it wanted to not when you wanted it to. So back to the Gunstore it went, Traded it in on a BERSA THUNDER .380 and could not be happier. First time to the range 100 shots and BANG everytime and very accurate. I know now why people that hae this Bersa say it is the best Bang for the Buck!! Jerry
Congrats on your new Bersa. It's too bad the Tarurus wasn't functioning. I did think the design was good but I was not perfect.

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Purse carry is better than no carry, but the above information is worth reviewing.
There is no truer statement here. Carrying is ALWAYS better than not carrying and needing it.

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And she has no problem with shooting through her purse
If this is going to be an option for her, then a revolver with a shrouded hammer would be the way to go. Semi-autos don't cycle well (to say the least) in a purse.

I vote for Ruger LCR. I notice you bought a Bersa, though. Great gun.
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Old 06-09-2010, 08:45 AM   #66
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Here's what every gal needs...hehehe

Revolver


Glock


S&W Sigma (OK, the Sigma sucks, but this one looks nice to the wifey)


Or a nifty Browning...


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Nope my wife has her hand in her purse and the gun in her hand when she is even in a small crowd or she hears someone she can't see. And she has no problem with shooting through her purse a some grease ball that tries to grab it. She has been taught first round in the groin the second third and forth in the head.

Think I'll not be visiting west texas any time soon.
I can only imagine what would happen if she got accidently bumped in a crowd.
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Think I'll not be visiting west texas any time soon.
I can only imagine what would happen if she got accidently bumped in a crowd.

Don't count on that breaking anyone's heart out here, and I would have to ask crowd. it that something you find in the file cities?
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KelTec? Seecamp? Kahr?
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I'd stay away from mouse guns and .380's in general. These gun's are mean for discrete carry "on the body" and come with thier own unique draw backs. All of them, are dificult to shoot well because of there tiny size. If it's going in a CCW purse, there is NO reason to handicap her with a "noisy cricket".

Get her a meduim size 9mm or .40. There are tons of good ones on the market at fair prices.

Specific suggestion, Kahr, Sig, Springfield XD M. Price range on these will run between $550 and $800 but you get what you pay for.

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Unless she's going to train religiously with an auto pistol, any auto will be a DOWNGRADE to the S&W 60 she's currently got!

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