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Old March 24, 2010, 06:12 PM   #1
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Best CC pistol currently in production?

Without regard for price, what do you consider to be the best CC pistol currently in production? Why?

NOTE: Indeed, I am just looking for opinions not definitive answers.

ETA: OK since the first one didn't work let me be crystal clear. This question is intentionally vague and subjective. I want to know what you think is the best for you. No one else matters. It's all about you. What do YOU think is the best for YOU?

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Old March 24, 2010, 06:19 PM   #2
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From my experience I'd say Kahr. They are light weight, thin and have the perfect trigger for a carry gun.
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Old March 24, 2010, 06:20 PM   #3
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without even batting an eye lash and hands down,it's Sig 229 gen 2 without a rail chambered in (357 Sig).One of the most accurate and best looking guns on the market today.Not to expencive or heavy to carry,and you can change out barrels to make it a .40 cal.Btw i love mine,
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Old March 24, 2010, 06:52 PM   #4
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Without regard for price, what do you consider to be the best CC pistol currently in production? Why?
You will get as many opinions as you do responses. Your educated opinion of the subject is the only one that matters.

It's not about what WE like, it's about what fits YOU best.
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Old March 24, 2010, 06:53 PM   #5
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This is a wide open question mainly because some people carry pistols that others would never carry size-wise. Many people carry full sized 1911s for CC use, while others find that anything larger than a .380 mouse gun is too big.

I'd go through a whole explanation of why I like Kahr Arms pistols for conceal/carry, but what it boils down to for me is size, weight, and most importantly thickness, or lack thereof. In these regards there is no pistol on the market that can match Kahr Arms IMO.
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Old March 24, 2010, 06:54 PM   #6
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i believe the previous poster is correct! People are going to like all kinds of pistols because there are so many exceptional guns out there. For me, its a HK P2000SK. It is small and carries very nicely plus i like the way it shoots and it is reliable
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Old March 24, 2010, 06:57 PM   #7
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You will get as many opinions as you do responses. Your educated opinion of the subject is the only one that matters.

It's not about what WE like, it's about what fits YOU best.
I'm looking for opinions not definitive answers. I just want to know what people think.
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Old March 24, 2010, 06:57 PM   #8
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Not to beat a dead horse but this is kind of like asking:

"What's the best automobile?"

There are some many parallels with auto enthusiasts and gun enthusiasts. Ask this question on as general automotive forum and watch the chaos ensue. There is no right answer, and only a few wrong answers.

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Old March 24, 2010, 07:00 PM   #9
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Kimber 1911 CPD II 4" 45 ACP, with Officer size grip, thin easy to carry, accurate, powerful, night sights.
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Old March 24, 2010, 07:11 PM   #10
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i like my PPS in 9mm.

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Old March 24, 2010, 07:14 PM   #11
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For me, the best overall carry handgun is the Kahr series. Designed and built specifically for concealed carry.

Easy and comfortable for all day carry. My CW9 is 15 oz empty and less than an inch thick. Repeat, all day carry.
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Old March 24, 2010, 07:37 PM   #12
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Hands down, the BFG-9000.

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Old March 24, 2010, 07:49 PM   #13
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Sorry...Haven't had an original idea in years!!

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Old March 24, 2010, 07:51 PM   #14
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The Best CC pistol is:

The one you will carry.


An ugly Kel-tec .380 in your back pocket beats a Kimber 1911 in the gun safe every time.

I love my .45's and my FiveSeven but the Kahr P9 just carries better.


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Old March 24, 2010, 07:52 PM   #15
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I'd go through a whole explanation of why I like Kahr Arms pistols for conceal/carry, but what it boils down to for me is size, weight, and most importantly thickness, or lack thereof. In these regards there is no pistol on the market that can match Kahr Arms IMO.
I'd love to read your explanation.
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Old March 24, 2010, 08:10 PM   #16
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a year ago, i would have agreed with the PM9, but i bought an EMP and eventually sold the Kahr. i like the 1911 platform for CC, but i can't carry a full sized concealed. i even have trouble concealing my defender.
but the EMP carries great and doesn't print IWB
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Old March 24, 2010, 08:53 PM   #17
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any decent 3-4.25 inch 1911

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Old March 24, 2010, 09:00 PM   #18
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There is no best other than what is best for you.

The best for me ...


Why? All the usual Glock reasons..
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Old March 24, 2010, 09:02 PM   #19
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mts840 is right. i like to carry .45acp always. some people dont. some folks have 2 or 3 or 4 guns they swap out carrying. me, just my ole .45. so its all about what you want and thats it.
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Old March 24, 2010, 09:11 PM   #20
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That depends on too many factors to narrow it down to one pistol. For each person, their size (hand / body), shooting style, preferences, felt recoil, cost, caliber, etc, etc..... all come into play. Whats best for one person is not best for the other.

Working at a range where we have a large selection of rental guns that go 10s of thousands of rounds without cleaning I can say that glocks, HKS, XDs,M&Ps, Kimbers, and Sigs all run great even when super dirty and poorly maintained. What I tell most people is that most of the companies out there today are putting out high quality products....Pick one that fits you.

At my range I notice that guns made by Taurus and keltec break often. Pistols made by most other companies rarely break.
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Old March 24, 2010, 09:18 PM   #21
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Whatever is best for you, asking a question like that you will get many responses because everyone has their own tastes. For me I mostly rotate between my S&W M&P 9c, and my Kimber Pro Carry II stainless, I carry both IWB, the M&P 9c being what I carry the most in a Desantis tuck this IWB holster
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Old March 24, 2010, 09:25 PM   #22
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MP9C or G19. Hard to beat those two on reliability, size, capacity and weight. IMO
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Old March 24, 2010, 09:58 PM   #23
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How about TWO?

I really have two carry guns depending on how I dress - a Walther PPK in my "dress" clothes - as the most I can get away with is an IWB or pocket holster (I work in the hotel biz so I have to wear slacks and a tie - real lightweight and they don't hide much) and a CZ 85 as my casual carry gun - especially on the weekends/outdoors as it sits in a nice shoulder holster. They ARE the perfect carry guns - FOR ME!

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Old March 24, 2010, 10:27 PM   #24
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The Kahr line for me has been the most comfortable size price availability and a good supply of holsters I don't own one yet but I'm suprised no one mentioned rohrbaugh
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