The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > Hogan's Alley > Handguns: The Semi-automatic Forum

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old October 5, 2012, 09:01 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: January 3, 2010
Location: NW Ohio
Posts: 455
.45 Subcompact DA/SA or DAO Recommendations

Looking to purchase a reliable subcompact .45 ACP pistol, double/single or double action only, no manual safety, good trigger, for concealed carry and would appreciate recommendations and why.
bamiller is offline  
Old October 5, 2012, 09:09 PM   #2
Ralph Allen
Senior Member
Join Date: January 21, 2007
Posts: 416
Just recently added a Springfield Armory XDs to my collection. Small, compact, carries 5+1 in 45ACP. Shoots well, has been 100% reliable. Light enough that I have carried it all day as a back up in an ankle holster.
Ralph Allen is offline  
Old October 5, 2012, 09:16 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: May 29, 2007
Location: St. Louis, MO area
Posts: 4,039
I enjoy my Sig P250s; good DAO trigger (if you like wheelguns, you'll transition well to this), and available in multiple sizes and calibers.
Technosavant is offline  
Old October 5, 2012, 09:17 PM   #4
Senior Member
Join Date: July 9, 2004
Posts: 5,159
I had a Kahr PM45 for a while. Again, 5+1, lightweight poly frame single stack. Neat design.

But I had it bracketed by my PM9 (smaller, true pocket-size) and my P45 (small, light IWB).

Bottom line, and this is only one man's opinion: if I did not own the PM9 and the P45 I would have loved the PM45.
orionengnr is offline  

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:54 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2017 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent:
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.04957 seconds with 9 queries