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Old 09-08-2010, 11:22 PM   #21
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Hold and shoot as many different handguns as you can. It is the best way to find out what you need and you like. Good luck.

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Old 09-20-2010, 02:14 PM   #22
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Old 09-21-2010, 02:47 AM   #23
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What everyone else said. Some of the most notorious assasinations have been committed with Saturday Night Specials in calibers just a little larger than pencil lead. I feel comfortable with an autoloader in 9MM. As for the specfic model, I have a boner for the Browning Hi-Power that I could use to etch the 'Mona Lisa" into titanium plate, but for now I pack Tupperware that spends most of it's time with it's muzzle in my nuts. It goes BANG every time, and I'm adept/comfortable through familiarity with it. I like the insignificant recoil (Great time back-on-target) and the capacity (17 X 147G). Now, bring on the 1911's!

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Old 09-21-2010, 06:13 AM   #24
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You could pick up a Rock Island .45ACP in Commander size with a 3.5 inch barrel... Rather small and easy to conceal with more punch than a 9mm.

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I'm rather partial to my Kimber Ultra Carry II. 3 inch barrel, 7 round single stack mag. Just as easy to conceal as the XD 9mm but with considerably more punch. YMMV though.

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You have a vast variety to choose from my friend. You could also go with 40 S&W, 45 acp, 38 special, 357 Mag, 44 special, and even 380 acp. In the 9mm alone you have about a weeks worth of research. All I can say is read, go look at a few guns and see what fits best, feels best, and what you like best. Im sure you'll pick a good one when it's all said and done.

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Kahr CW-9 with a Hogue "Hand-all Jr" slip on grip. 15.9 oz and .9" thick.

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Default Smith & Wesson M&P Compact .40 S&W



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Smith & Wesson M&P Compact .40 S&W
$719.00 *
*Suggested Retail, Dealer Sets Actual Pricing
Model: M&P40c
Caliber: .40S&W
Capacity: 10+1 Rounds
Barrel Length: 3.5"
Front Sight: Steel Ramp Dovetail Mount
Tritium Sights Optional
Rear Sight: Steel Novak® Lo-Mount Carry
Tritium Sights Optional
Trigger Pull: 6.5 lbs.
Trigger Travel: Rest to Fire .300 in.
Trigger Reset: Approx. .140 in.
Frame: Compact
Finish: Slide and Barrel Black Melonite®, 68 HRc
Overall Length: 6.7"
Material: Zytel Polymer Frame, Stainless Steel Barrel/Slide and Structural Components
Weight Empty (No Mag): 21.9 oz.
Overall Height: 4.3"
Width: 1.2"
Sight Length: 5.75"
Purpose: Personal Protection
Law Enforcement
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