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Old September 28, 2013, 11:07 PM   #26
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what pocket guns do you have?

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mice hunters welcome but isn't it overkill to shoot them with a .45acp derringer?
I guess you have never ran across a mouse on crystal meth or crack. I cop buddy of mine put twelve 9mm rounds and two 12 gauge shots in one and he still didn't go down. With the drugs these mice are on there is no such thing as knockdown power
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Old September 28, 2013, 11:49 PM   #27
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LCP
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Amt 380 backup
Grendel p 12
Grendel p 10
Rg model 14
Rg seniorita
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Old September 28, 2013, 11:52 PM   #28
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The S&W 340PD. .38/.357. I carry it in a Kramer pocket holster, and on the belt IWB in a Milt Sparks Versa Max rig. A Bianchi wallet/clip goes along ,giving me 11 total rounds of Speer 38 SPL+P 135 grain GDHP.

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Old September 29, 2013, 11:09 AM   #29
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what pocket guns do you have?

KelTec: P3AT, PF-9

S&W 642

Beretta 950bs
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Old September 29, 2013, 12:59 PM   #30
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Re: what pocket guns do you have?

Smith & Wesson Bodyguard .380 in a theis IWB holster. It's been a great gun, 100% reliable with never a single failure of any kind.
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Old September 29, 2013, 02:01 PM   #31
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When I'm not carrying my M&P 9c I carry my S&W Bodyguard 380. Normally in the pocket (in a pocket holster) but occasionally in an IWB holster.
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Old September 29, 2013, 07:30 PM   #32
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LCP in-pocket or Keltec P11 IWB, depending on attire.
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Old September 29, 2013, 08:36 PM   #33
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True Pocket Pistols

I am not getting into the snub nose .38 or similar size semi autos. I own several Colts and S&Ws along with a couple of Walthers. But, to me a true pocket pistol is one designed for pocket carry and deep concealment. My favorites are:

1. The NAA Black Widow in .22 Mag/.22 LR. The reliability of a revolver with a magnum punch. The two inch heavy barrel, enhanced sights and over sized grips make this little gun a real winner. At 15 yards I can get 2-3 inch groups easy. Carries as easy as a pocket knife and is really a high quality little gun. This is the one gun that goes in my pocket daily. I originally bought one in .22 LR. When I got it home my wife wanted it - so I wound up buying another in .22 Mag/.22 LR. Talk about a precision build!!! Our first trip to the range I had left my .22 LR cylinder at home. While loading, I dropped my wife's cylinder into my gun and the lock up and indexing were perfect. Both are new production guns with only a couple of hundred numbers off in the serial range.

See NRA Review:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVHlRwZYXvs

2. My Beretta Model 21A in .22 LR has been a long time performer and staple to my pocket collection. Reliable and pure Beretta quality. I have owned this gun for over 16 years with no issues. I had it originally, my wife used it as a car gun for several years, then my daughter carried it for a short time, and it is now back in my use. Runs with just about every type of ammo I've put through it. Very accurate for a small pocket pistol. The tip-up barrel makes for easy and safe loading and unloading.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GBKL6Mbqvo


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TWhULZ27Mk

3. NAA Guardian in .32 ACP. This little gun has run flawlessly with Remington FMJ, Fiochhi FMJ, Winchester FMJ, Federal Hydra Shoks HP, and Prvi Partisan FMJ. I usually carry this little jewel in an ankle holster, but I have used an Uncle Mike's No1 Pocket holster with it. Same high quality as any NAA and is built along the Seecamp design. The only issue I have ever had with this gun is the drawbar spring broke once. NAA sent me a new spring and I was up and running in less than a week. At 10 yards and closer this gun will give 4-5 inch (fist size) groups. Given the almost non-existent sights, that's not bad.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzZXmhnHId0

4. American Derringer M1 in .45 LC/.410. This is the Hoss of the stable. I've had this gun for over 20 years. It has accompanied my on numerous trips through the woods. With .410 field shot it will make short work of snakes. The .45 LC is a hand full. I load mine with black powder and it's more fun than the 4th of July. The deep throated boom along with the flame and smoke always brings smile on the range. With .000 Buck it's a pretty effective little SD gun at 7-10 yards and in. The .45 LC also prints well on the target at 7-10 yards. It would not be my first choice of pocket guns, but, this one definitely has a home. The pre-ban elephant ivory grips were my upgrade.
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Old September 29, 2013, 08:45 PM   #34
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prm, that's a nice group you have there.
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Old September 29, 2013, 08:51 PM   #35
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Ok, there's the old Deutsche Werke .25 ACP



And then There's the Walther PP in .32 ACP



Neither get carried, instead I pocket carry a S&W M36 on occasion.



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Old September 29, 2013, 09:28 PM   #36
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what pocket guns do you have?

Roll your eyes if you will. But never a problem in 500+ rounds

DB .380

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Old September 29, 2013, 09:31 PM   #37
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Budda, rolling eyes not allowed here.

I owned a raven .25acp in the 80s that would fire no matter how it was held, upside down, sideways, two finger hold (including the trigger finger....) that thing worked no matter what.
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Old September 30, 2013, 06:27 AM   #38
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The only gun I'm comfortable carrying in my pocket is my Ruger LCP. Any thing bigger doesn't work for me as a pocket gun.
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Old September 30, 2013, 08:30 AM   #39
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This one.....





Scoff it you must but, it's been totally reliable in 500 rounds.....
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Old September 30, 2013, 09:12 AM   #40
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Polish P-64 and S&W 642 (with the Hillary Hole)
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Old September 30, 2013, 11:00 AM   #41
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Diamondback DB9...if at night, Sig P290 w/SigPro sights.
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Old September 30, 2013, 02:19 PM   #42
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I don't currently own a true pocket gun. I've spent enough time with a friends LCP to be saving my pennies for one. Shoots well for such a small gun. Living in a rural area and with winter coming on, the accounts here of drug crazed zombie-like mice have me rethinking this...
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Old September 30, 2013, 07:37 PM   #43
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Old September 30, 2013, 07:50 PM   #44
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prm, thanks for the video updates.
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Old September 30, 2013, 08:23 PM   #45
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LWS32 right out of the pocket (holster), you can see the lint from just two days of ccw.

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Old October 1, 2013, 09:04 AM   #46
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Walther style PK22 by American Arms (out of business) in .22lr.
Beretta 21A in .22lr.
Ruger LCP in .380.
Like all three.
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Old October 1, 2013, 09:27 AM   #47
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Well, I have a Smith & Wesson 042, the hammerless Centennial Airweight, and it does a very nice job of disappearing into my jeans pocket no muss, no fuss.

I also have a Taurus PT-22 and an Iver Johnson TP-22. Both are small double action .22s pocket guns.
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Old October 1, 2013, 09:58 AM   #48
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a good portion of my handguns are "compact"

I too have a Taurus TCP in 380
a couple lil 25 ACP's one Colt one Berdinelli

a couple of my favorite revolvers are old single action S&W's cut into snubbies...a S&W #1.5 & #2 in 32 S&W & 38 S&W ( in fact I re-qualified for my CCW this last time using my antique S&W 38 top break snubbie ) but I have 2 racks of 32 & 38 S&W top breaks that were considered pocket guns in their day

modern guns... got a couple discontinued S&W's...
Air Weight J frame in 32 H&R Magnum
& my Air Lite K frame 44 Special

& of course... my crack head gun... a custom snubbie Ruger Montado in 45 Colt, stuffed with Buffalo Bore Gold Dots in the summer, & Kieth type lead in the winter... being a transfer bar gun, I load six in this one...

also have several old Czech guns in 32 & 38 ACP that qualify as "pocket guns"

... & a Ruger Alaskan in 454 Casull technically fits in a pocket... though a coat pocket would be preferred if it's not in a good holster
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Old October 1, 2013, 07:40 PM   #49
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TennJed, I've seen my share....
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Old October 2, 2013, 04:07 AM   #50
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"mice hunters welcome but isn't it overkill to shoot them with a .45acp derringer? "

Funny you would mention that - that is exactly the only gun I have which fits the "LCP or smaller" category: ADC M1 in 45 ACP.

If I am going to downgrade to only two shots I want those to be as big as I can handle. I was thinking to get the 45 Colt version but given the shortness of the barrel a 45 ACP has more barrel between end of case and end of muzzle.
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