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I am looking for a light compact (not a sub compact) 9mm. I really just want a quality single stack concealable 9mm that has some comfort in mind. Suggestions? Also, we can all list our favorites but I have discovered quite a few models are sold out, below are some of the ones I am considering if they weren't sold out or on mega back order..

-Kahr CW9 (could get ahold of one)
-Sig 225 P6 (one in stock nearby but its pretty worn)
-Sig p239 (?)
-Kimber Solo (last made early 2012, can be hard to get)
 

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How about a Sig P938?
 

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I guess I should have been more specific, like to keep the cost under or around 600. That is a nice gun though, would prefer slightly larger, which I know sounds funny when it comes to compacts but I want to be able to grip it well. I do like the option of single or double action but in this instance would prefer an internal striker, but would take all suggestions or reasoning otherwise.
 

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I like the S&W Shield, has a nice thin profile, it will probably be my ccw when I find one in stock. My buddy just picked one up for his wife. You can get them in 9 or 40
 

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I have a Kahr CM9. Great gun. Very concealable. Nice shooter too.
 

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I second the recommendation of the S&W Shield. I bought one the day they were released and it has proven itself worthy time and time again. I also have a Ruger LC9 with Galloway Trigger and extra power recoil spring. Also a very capable gun. I still think the old S&W 3rd gens are some of the best compact guns ever made. They are out of production but still readily available (3913, 3914, 908, etc.). Other striker fired options include the Walther PPS, Beretta Nano, Kahr CW9, etc. I am sure any of them would serve you well.

From your list I would select the Kahr CW9, even though I am not a fan of their triggers. The Sigs are pretty thick for a single stack gun (in comparison) and the Solo has a lot of mixed reviews. Might have the bugs worked out by now though.
 

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I am digging my Beretta Nano. It's .90" thick about 20 oz loaded, 6+1, very manageable recoil, relatively accurate and this far has proven 100% reliable...well it's a Beretta!
I carry it in an Old Faithful IWB holster and its very comfortable. It's worth a look.
 

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I have a Kahr CM9. Great gun. Very concealable. Nice shooter too.
Ditto on the Kahr... I've EDC'd their smaller PM 9 for 5 years now and to me, it's the ideal EDC sized pistol.

A CW 9 should run several bills cheaper than the rest of your list and you'll need it for ammo these days.

I've also shot the Solo, side by side with my PM 9 and was not terribly impressed. The metal frame and smooth front strap make it a difficult gun to hold onto in recoil. If I carried one of these the first addition would be front strap checkering... which is not cheap.

Good luck,

Tack
 

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Slip a kel tec 9mm with clip kit installed between your belt and pants, it will lay so flat you can wear just a T shirt outside your pants and it will be concealed.

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Qdude said:
I am looking for a light compact (not a sub compact) 9mm. I really just want a quality single stack concealable 9mm that has some comfort in mind. Suggestions? Also, we can all list our favorites but I have discovered quite a few models are sold out, below are some of the ones I am considering if they weren't sold out or on mega back order..

-Kahr CW9 (could get ahold of one)
-Sig 225 P6 (one in stock nearby but its pretty worn)
-Sig p239 (?)
-Kimber Solo (last made early 2012, can be hard to get)
I like my Kahr PM9.
 

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I was looking for the same thing two years ago. I tried to get a Kimber Solo but after being on a waiting list for almost a year I picked up a Kahr P9. The Kahr is very concealable and a good reliable shooter for me. The trigger pull is long but surprisingly I am as accurate with it as my 1911 with a crisp trigger break.
 

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Thank you for all the feedback, checking out a CW9 in a few weeks and possibly a sig, will let you all know what I choose, may find something else suggested here a better fit, thanks again!
 

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zeke4351 said:
Take a look at the Sig P250. It comes in 3 sizes and all calibers and even has its own forum. I have a compact 9mm and a sub compact .40.
Is the P250 a single stack?
 

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I also own a kahr cw9. I would highly recommend it. I wear it all day without any issues. Very comfortable and it was affordable. I also would have to throw a plug for the shield. I think I am going to buy the .40 to have a second......or third CCW
 
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