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Old 03-06-2012, 08:25 PM   #11
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OK Windy I like my P238 better than any of the other pocket 380's. It has shot everything I have fed it including flat nose and it is a pleasure to shoot. The woman that teaches the ccw classes at the range carries one and she has her choice of any gun in the place. She and her husband own the place. The Bersa is not an expensive gun. Should be around $300.
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OK Windy I like my P238 better than any of the other pocket 380's. It has shot everything I have fed it including flat nose and it is a pleasure to shoot. The woman that teaches the ccw classes at the range carries one and she has her choice of any gun in the place. She and her husband own the place. The Bersa is not an expensive gun. Should be around $300.
Sig P238, right? I'm still too new for you to think I know the P238 is the Sig. I had to check back and look. Yeah, I think I liked that one best, too.



I forgot to mention today I experienced another 'first' while shooting. Caught hot brass in my bra today. YOW!! I thought I shook it out and kept shooting. Just now got into my pajamas to take a nap (remember I have a 'backwards' schedule) and that darned spent brass fell out of my bra when I took it off. ROFL!!
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Sig P238, right? I'm still too new for you to think I know the P238 is the Sig. I had to check back and look. Yeah, I think I liked that one best, too.



I forgot to mention today I experienced another 'first' while shooting. Caught hot brass in my bra today. YOW!! I thought I shook it out and kept shooting. Just now got into my pajamas to take a nap (remember I have a 'backwards' schedule) and that darned spent brass fell out of my bra when I took it off. ROFL!!
LMAO!!!

The Sig is priced a couple hundred dollars under MSRP, so its a good deal. Have you had a chance to put a couple rounds through one?
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Windy: you need to stop wearing those low cut sexy tops to the range. Hmm, maybe thats why they are giving you a good price on the Sig.
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Windy: you need to stop wearing those low cut sexy tops to the range. Hmm, maybe thats why they are giving you a good price on the Sig.
ROFL......I wasn't. The very first round out of the Kahr, the brass hit me in the forehead. After I shoot I always go in the bathroom and wash my hands, wipe my face and blow my nose. When I looked in the mirror I had a black streak from the spent casing on my forehead. Those guns sure wanted to show me 'who's my Daddy' today.
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LMAO!!!

The Sig is priced a couple hundred dollars under MSRP, so its a good deal. Have you had a chance to put a couple rounds through one?
No, I haven't.
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Nice to hear you had a fun day at the range today! Looks like you may be getting a new gun also! Its funny how no matter how many guns you have there is still another one to get!
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No fair comparing a single-action 1911-style trigger (Sig P238) with that long double-action-only trigger of the Kahr P380! I do think the Kahr is one of the best DAO triggers out there, but that P238 is an awesome SA. If you carry it, though, you will need to spend a lot of time practicing the actions of draw, click off the safety as you extend, squeeze trigger. It must become 2nd nature. That's why many people who carry a P238 in their pocket are people who practice with and carry the larger-framed 1911's too.

For me, I decided that an external safety isn't something I wanted to mess with for my carry guns. Just a choice for me, though.
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No fair comparing a single-action 1911-style trigger (Sig P238) with that long double-action-only trigger of the Kahr P380! I do think the Kahr is one of the best DAO triggers out there, but that P238 is an awesome SA. If you carry it, though, you will need to spend a lot of time practicing the actions of draw, click off the safety as you extend, squeeze trigger. It must become 2nd nature. That's why many people who carry a P238 in their pocket are people who practice with and carry the larger-framed 1911's too.
For me, I decided that an external safety isn't something I wanted to mess with for my carry guns. Just a choice for me, though.
I know I am new and not very experienced but I like the idea of a safety. Isn't it optional to keep the safety on or off? Can't one carry it with the
safety off or does it automatically go to safety?

Thank you for that input and descriptions of the different triggers. I need to learn these things. I guess I wasn't really comparing the different types of triggers, I was only looking at the action of the trigger. That Sig has one awesome trigger. That's all I know. But now I know why.

So now if I buy that Sig P238 I need to get a 1911 to practice with? AWESOME!!!

I do remember now the salesman telling me the Sig P238 was based on the 1911. I had a notebook and I was writing stuff down but I guess I didn't get it all.
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I know I am new and not very experienced but I like the idea of a safety. Isn't it optional to keep the safety on or off? Can't one carry it with the
safety off or does it automatically go to safety?

Thank you for that input and descriptions of the different triggers. I need to learn these things. I guess I wasn't really comparing the different types of triggers, I was only looking at the action of the trigger. That Sig has one awesome trigger. That's all I know. But now I know why.

So now if I buy that Sig P238 I need to get a 1911 to practice with? AWESOME!!!

I do remember now the salesman telling me the Sig P238 was based on the 1911. I had a notebook and I was writing stuff down but I guess I didn't get it all.
Some guns have a actual saftey switch on them, other guns such as a Springfield XD have a long button type thingy on the backstrap of the grips that takes the safety off when you hold the gun properly.

Thumb Safety

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3-Point safe action safety. (Trigger safety) (Glock)

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Grip safety (It's that thing sticking out of the grips' backstrap) (XD)

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Squeeze cocker safety (Its the wierd thing on the front of the grips) (only on HK P7s)

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Thats just a few of the safetys pistols can have. Here is good site that explains each type, and names a few more. http://firearms.stackexchange.com/questions/658/what-are-the-various-types-of-semi-automatic-pistol-safeties


You could also get a Sig 1911 to go with that P238

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