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Old 11-20-2011, 06:37 PM   #21
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I carry a .22LR pocket pistol. lotta people think its a joke ... but i havnt met one one that will let me shoot them with it yet

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Old 11-20-2011, 06:49 PM   #22
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Really? Please do elaborate on why you think that, I'd be curious. Is it because the size of many of the larger 9s is so similar to that of .45 that, well, why wouldn't one choose the larger caliber?
revolvers are very very popular mostly chambered in 38spl. pocket rockets are chambered in 25acp 32acp 380acp. the newer 9mm pocket guns arent terribly common.

on gun forums the majority is going to be 9mm 40 or 45. real world its gonna be 22 25 32 380.

if your really curious your gonna have to see what is the best selling pocket gun for the last two decades that will give you an idea of what people carry.
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I have noticed, however, that the teeny .22's and .32's are still just about a small as the Kahr P380 or Ruger LCP. You can only get so small. And even those smaller .22's are usually single action 5-round .22 revolvers. Single action revolver isn't a great idea when you're already packing just a .22.

The "little" Beretta .32's are the same width, even a little thicker than the Kahr in .380acp.

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Think again my friend, the 1911 is probably the slim king when it comes to .45's; heavy sure, bulky doubt it. Anyway, i hear people all time saying how comfortable the baby glocks are like the G27 and the G36. I carry a .40 cal everyday (G23) and have zero problems.

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I carry my 1911, unless I want to feel light, then it's the G19. Most people I know carry anything but 45.

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I carry a 5 inch 1911 with no problems. I'm 6 foot, 200. The holster certainly makes a huge difference, but with the thin design, its really not a problem. But I also have a Sig 232 for easier concealment in thinner layers. I've recently acquired a cz75 and a g27 to try out. As I find the right holsters and such, I'm sure they'll round out my options nicely.

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I'm sure if you separated it by sex the answers would be easier to manage, but I am asking "in general" and across the board.
Not sure if I'm answering this right, but I know a lot of women that can handle a .45 better than a lot of men I know. Don't know if dividing the sexes would give you the results you might think.
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I carry .40 99% of the time. Either a Glock 23 or 27. If the mood strikes me I'll carry S&W 586 in .357. I can carry the 23 in just about any weather. I can conceal it with a T shirt and shorts without any problems.

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