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Old 05-30-2014, 06:44 PM   #31
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The Ruger weighs more than the Keltec it was copied from.
The Keltec does have a metal frame. The frame is enclosed in the plastic grip frame.
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The Ruger weighs more than the Keltec it was copied from.
The Keltec does have a metal frame.
I am not sure the 3AT frame is all-metal. The alloy housing for the firing mechanism makes it only partial. For the purpose of this discussion, the KT is not am all-metal firearm like the SIGs.
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The P3AT has a poly frame like the Ruger.
When I purchased the P3AT, there were Rugers there for the same price.
I went the Kel-Tec because the slide retraction and trigger felt smoother.

And I have resolved myself to carry a lot and shoot a little.
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Incorrect. The FRAME is aluminum. It has the serial number, houses the trigger mechanism, and is considered by ATF as the frame.
The grip frame is plastic and houses the frame. Unless you put metal grips on the SIG, it isn't "all metal" any more than the Keltec.
Keltec just minimized the metal frame and made as much out of plastic as possible.
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The P3AT has a poly frame like the Ruger.
When I purchased the P3AT, there were Rugers there for the same price.
I went the Kel-Tec because the slide retraction and trigger felt smoother.

And I have resolved myself to carry a lot and shoot a little.
While technically he is correct, he took it out of context, and surely won't give up til the end of time.

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meaning what OP was interested in, not the Jeopardy! angle. For all functional purposes the 3AT is a polymer framed pistol, as it appears to you. Metal is not exposed to your hands anywhere, it is an insert.
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