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Old January 18, 2020, 05:59 PM   #51
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Fyi...my daughter carries a Beretta Nano 9mm and loves it !!
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Old January 19, 2020, 08:27 AM   #52
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Does not carry. No gun, no way. Wonderful woman x35 years !

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Me neither..she is fine with my 'habit', but she's not going to even go shooting with us(maybe this spring?) BUT my daughter-in-law has to wander thru a parking garage at night after work..wish she carried something..I offered to buy her a small revolver(actually had one..a Taurus M380)..but not yet..sigh...

wife-married 48 years this march..
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Old January 19, 2020, 08:01 PM   #53
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Wife and daughter, our youngest, humor me going with me to my sportsmans club on Father's Day. We shoot 22's and black powder muzzleloaders. The guns bring a smile to their faces. Well, there is next year.

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Old January 19, 2020, 09:40 PM   #54
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My wife carries the Sig P238 . She feels completely comfortable and secure. She also shoots it very well. Happy wife, happy life !!
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Old January 20, 2020, 08:16 PM   #55
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NAA Pug. She’s a runner and the Pug is small enough to be with her when she runs. No, it’s not the hammer of the gods, but a few .22 magnum hollow points is a decent deterrent.
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Old January 20, 2020, 09:58 PM   #56
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Mine dont carry.

Strong suggestion few yrs ago was not to buy gun for wife. Drop her off at gunshop and let her buy her own. You wouldnt buy her underwear would you??
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Old January 20, 2020, 11:29 PM   #57
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My darling of 47 years does not like guns. If I am lucky I can get her to shoot a 22 rifle once or twice a decade. I carry all the time and she is cool with that.
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Old January 21, 2020, 10:32 AM   #58
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I'm late to this thread but I have a problem with the husband "deciding" what gun his wife should carry. Let her shoot a variety of handguns & calibers. When she decides which one she prefers, buy one for her. Then take her shooting.

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Old January 21, 2020, 12:52 PM   #59
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. I'm late to this thread but I have a problem with the husband "deciding" what gun his wife should carry. Let her shoot a variety of handguns & calibers. When she decides which one she prefers, buy one for her. Then take her shooting.
Great comment but there will always be the "man who knows best what gun his wife should own." When my wife decided to commit to CC, all's i did was offer my experiences and opinions on how to help CHOOSE the ideal gun. We went to an indoor shooting range that offered rentals and after trying 6 different CC pistol variants she chose the Sig P238 by a pretty large margin. I gsve ZERO input on her individual purchase choice. And in the end a very happy wife.
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Old January 21, 2020, 06:09 PM   #60
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Old January 23, 2020, 04:16 PM   #61
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If you think helping a wife pick out a weapon is challenging, try helping her find a holster. Hips are too big, too little, boobs in the way, most her pants don't accommodate belts, etc., etc.

Might just want to kick back and stay out of it much like you probably did when they were searching for the firearm.
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Old January 23, 2020, 06:36 PM   #62
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If you think helping a wife pick out a weapon is challenging, try helping her find a holster. Hips are too big, too little, boobs in the way, most her pants don't accommodate belts, etc., etc.

Might just want to kick back and stay out of it much like you probably did when they were searching for the firearm.
too many videos on youtube of women showing what and how they carry for a man to do anything but point to youtube.
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Old January 23, 2020, 08:10 PM   #63
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Glock 26 for both my wife and oldest daughter.
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Old January 24, 2020, 08:30 AM   #64
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Glock 26 for both my wife and oldest daughter.
GREAT choice, love mine.
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Old January 26, 2020, 05:46 AM   #65
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My wife carries a Shield 9 most of the time, IWB. She has recently wanted to start OWB. As most of her belts were crappy, first thing we did was get her a good gun belt. So, she goes OWB. Says she can't even tell she's carrying the Shield, I said that's the point. All's is well....

We go to the LGS. We buy a IWI Masada (which is now sporting a Holosun 507c, and will be in my duty rig), a Colt Competition and a Sig TacOPS. The Colt for her. Now she wants to carry a full size 1911. Who am I to argue? She tries it, and with her new belt, loves it.

The day she sports the 1911, we go to another LGS. There we spy a Steyr M9 A1, something that's been on the short list for a minute. It's quickly bought. Currently awaiting the AlienGear OWB holster for it. Then that's going into her carry rotation.

So, there you have it, my wife carries a Shield 9, a full size .45 1911 and soon a full size Steyr. My advice, regardless of pistol, make sure they get a good belt and holster.
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Old January 26, 2020, 09:50 AM   #66
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Old January 26, 2020, 09:58 AM   #67
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Depending on what she's wearing, most often its a P7M8 or 38LCR.

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I know she wants her own... not sure if I want to just keep it simple with a revolver.
You need to butt-out
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Old January 26, 2020, 04:57 PM   #68
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Sig P238. It’s a fun gun. It’s not what I would of picked but she loves it.
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Old January 26, 2020, 07:32 PM   #69
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“What dose the wife carry”

According to her all the burden.
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Old January 27, 2020, 02:25 AM   #70
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She settled on the Colt Pocketlite /.380ACP.

It's quality was the first factor that stood out. It's also not a
blow-back design. That's important since it allows her to easily
rack the slide.

Very well made and accurate, near-perfect size and easy to shoot.

We are sold on this one.
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Old January 27, 2020, 08:51 PM   #71
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Mine was given a SIG P365 for Christmas after trying mine and has said the G26 can go away
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