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Old 06-02-2013, 11:10 PM   #11
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Many of the ones listed are about the same size as your shield. Can you pocket carry your sheild?
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Not even close to the same size. A cm9 is a 1/2 soter in lenght and height and lighter. Other are smaller still. I have pocket carried for 20 years only and 6 more part time and my cw9 is a little smaller than a shield and is NOT a pocket gun unless your pocket are cargo type.
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for a true pocket gun you going to need to go small and small cal 32 or 380 I carry the keltec p32 supper light and slips into any pocket rember any gun is better then the lead bar 1911 in the glove compartment

the keltec top right next to a j frame smith and Wesson chief special
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It's summer here in Florida and I live in shorts and t-shirts. I currently have a M&P shield 40 cal with IWB holster but in shorts this is a little uncomfortable. I'm thinking about getting a pocket pistol, what are my options? Do I have to go with .380?
I have a Ruger LC9 (9mm) that I'm really warming up to. I bought for carry purposes not an everyday shooter. It has a long trigger pull, I'm told, by design, so it would be unlikely you'd fire it in a moment of excitement. I stay current with it, and I hope I never have to use it to protect the lives of myself or my family.

IMO, unoticeable as a pocket carry.
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Thanks guys. Yeah my shield is a little bulky for pocket carry. I've considered a Kel Tec as well but I've read some bad reviews on them. I agree any gun is better than no gun at all.

I love my shield. It fits my small hand perfect and like the trigger pull on it. When I wear pants I have a IWB holster but I don't wear it with shorts.

Maybe that slim Kel Tec 9 mm is the way to go??
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I have a Kahr PM9 and a Smith & Wesson BG 380. I carry them both in my pocket. The BG 380 will fit in any pants pockets. The Kahr won't fit well in tight pockets, but I wear cargo shorts most of the time so it's not an issue for me.

So no, you do not have to go 380.
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I'd go with a smith and Wesson j frame in 38sp +p small enough for the pocket with about the same stats as a 9mm
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It is. The Sig Sauer P938 is a miniature 1911 9mm.
Great little shooters for their size. I just got one and have been very impressed. I don't think they are a mini 1911 but still a fantastic pistol.
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Get the Kahr CM9 or CM40, can't go wrong. The P380 is tiny too. If you can do 32acp look at the Beretta Tomcat 3032, perfect for pocket concealed.
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I would stay away from Kahr's 40 pocket pistols. I had a CW40 and due to the larger caliber and lite polymer frame, I had 2 recoil springs bend and render the gun unusable. Had to send it in twice to have it fixed. I bought a shield 40 after that. If it were me, I would get a bodyguard 380 or go with a sig 238, or 938. Just me...
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