Need help

Discussion in 'Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection' started by OUDAN, Nov 26, 2012.

  1. OUDAN

    OUDAN New Member

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    New to the forum guys I need some help trying to purchase my first CC gun. My state OK is open carry but I would like to conceal still. I am 5'6 140 so I'm a small guy so I don't need a hand cannon. I am down to a 9 or 40. I have looked at HK, SW MP, Glock, Ruger everything I need some help. Everyone seems to have a Glock but why? They seem bulky to me. Just need some general help.
     
  2. brandinm380

    brandinm380 New Member

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    Everyone has a glock because they are cave man simple and they go bang every time. Just my 2$
     

  3. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    Welcome to the forum.
    We do read the threads throughout here.

    May I suggest that you only open one thread. Multiple posts will get you and us confused.

    (This was also posted in the semi-auto hangun section)
     
  4. brandinm380

    brandinm380 New Member

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    And you with your small size you should look into the Sig p938. Its a mini 1911 chambered in 9 mm. There are other great options out there as well. Just go to your local gun shop and hold as many guns as you can and pick the one most comfortable in your hands.
     
  5. OUDAN

    OUDAN New Member

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    I apologize I wasn't sure where to post.
     
  6. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    See if you have a range that RENTS handguns for use on that range. Let the owners know you are shopping for a handgun, and want to pick the right one for you. Sometimes they may cut you a deal on rentals if you buy from them.
     
  7. Alicia

    Alicia New Member

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    +1 on renting if you can.

    I bought a great little gun that concealed super easy for my first gun. Man, I hated shooting it at the range! So the next time I went shopping I wanted something I could conceal on my frame but also LIKE to shoot on my range trips. I went a little overboard on my homework (even made a spreadsheet comparing what I was considering). I handled the ones on my list and narrowed it down to 3 just by the feel of them in my hand. I then rented those three. I figured it'd make my decision super easy... I loved 2, didn't like one (sorry Glock guys) I went back and forth shooting the two I loved for an hour - discovered either would suit me just fine and make me happy. Neither was as easy to conceal as the pocket pistol I'd bought for my first, but I learned to dress around it. I bought one and put the other on my wish list.

    But what I love you may hate....
     
  8. NM-LEO

    NM-LEO New Member

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    So...... What did YOU get???
     
  9. Alicia

    Alicia New Member

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    I got an XDsc