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CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby WisconsinWaterfowler » Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:15 pm

Finally turning 21 in a month and am looking into buying a gun for CC. Obviously got to find what is comfortable for me but do ya'll have any recommendations? Just looking for a reliable gun and I don't want to spend more than $850. Thanks dudes.
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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby coyote hunter » Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:27 pm

Glock 23 you can pick one up new with night sights for around 600.00
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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby B.E.Nelli » Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:49 pm

S&W j frame 38 with crimson trace grips.
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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby Underradar » Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:53 pm

Its not for everyone, but I carry a Desert Eagle 44 mag in a XXXL jockstrap holster.
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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby WisconsinWaterfowler » Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:55 pm

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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby GomerPyle » Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:12 pm

Glock 23
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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby Bill Herian » Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:30 pm

For less than $850 worth of beer, I will hang out with you and pretend to be your friend.

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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby MOgreenhead » Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:35 pm

I carry a S&W M&P 40 full size. Great gun.
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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby TrapperRob » Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:35 pm

XDS .45 (that is what i like) with a high noon hidden ally, or a crossbreed holster. I've heard the beretta nano is nice. Have you considered a revolver? My brother says a lot of the undercover narcotics guys carry a Ruger LCR, or you could go with a S&W.
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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby B.E.Nelli » Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:43 pm

+1 for crossbreed holsters. Hands down most comfortable holster for a larger framed gun.
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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby t_baker » Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:00 pm

My carry guns are either XD Sub Compact .40 or Springfield micro .45. Which ever isnt on me is with me in the truck.

Check out that LCR, got the chance to shoot one a couple weeks ago...tack driver.
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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby firedawg1513 » Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:03 pm

bersa thunder 380. easily concealable, simple mechanics ( not much to screw up) w/ a manual safety and very accurate. can carry in holster or pocket. :beer:
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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby t_baker » Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:08 pm

firedawg1513 wrote:bersa thunder 380. easily concealable, simple mechanics ( not much to screw up) w/ a manual safety and very accurate. can carry in holster or pocket. :beer:


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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby firedawg1513 » Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:14 pm

t_baker wrote:
firedawg1513 wrote:bersa thunder 380. easily concealable, simple mechanics ( not much to screw up) w/ a manual safety and very accurate. can carry in holster or pocket. :beer:


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really? please elaborate...
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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby t_baker » Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:20 pm

firedawg1513 wrote:
t_baker wrote:
firedawg1513 wrote:bersa thunder 380. easily concealable, simple mechanics ( not much to screw up) w/ a manual safety and very accurate. can carry in holster or pocket. :beer:


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really? please elaborate...


I have shot 3 in my life. Each one is cheaply built and 2 had terrible ejection issues. 1 of them my buddy still owns and cant shoot a mag without it failing to eject. Tried everything from changing ammo to sending it back. Bersa's response was "change your ammo". He has put at least 10 different brands through it that I know of.

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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby walnuts4x4 » Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:29 pm

I'm a s&w kinda guy.... I like the m&p compact in a 40 or for even smaller framed look at the bodyguard in .380

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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby firedawg1513 » Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:32 pm

t_baker wrote:
firedawg1513 wrote:
t_baker wrote:
firedawg1513 wrote:bersa thunder 380. easily concealable, simple mechanics ( not much to screw up) w/ a manual safety and very accurate. can carry in holster or pocket. :beer:


Junk



really? please elaborate...


I have shot 3 in my life. Each one is cheaply built and 2 had terrible ejection issues. 1 of them my buddy still owns and cant shoot a mag without it failing to eject. Tried everything from changing ammo to sending it back. Bersa's response was "change your ammo". He has put at least 10 different brands through it that I know of.

Junk.



wow that's interesting. i have shot several (not regularly) with no issue. most of my law enforcement friends carry them as backup (usually ankle carry) weapons. that's the reason i chose it. no issues as of yet, but not put much through it. were these early models?

i have a charles daily 12 ga that is as you describe. there's not much more frustrating than a gun that won't operate properly.
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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby firedawg1513 » Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:34 pm

walnuts4x4 wrote:I'm a s&w kinda guy.... I like the m&p compact in a 40 or for even smaller framed look at the bodyguard in .380

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bodyguard was my second choice. reason being was trigger pull, terribly heavy as most smith's are.
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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby t_baker » Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:34 pm

firedawg1513 wrote:
t_baker wrote:
firedawg1513 wrote:
t_baker wrote:
firedawg1513 wrote:bersa thunder 380. easily concealable, simple mechanics ( not much to screw up) w/ a manual safety and very accurate. can carry in holster or pocket. :beer:


Junk



really? please elaborate...


I have shot 3 in my life. Each one is cheaply built and 2 had terrible ejection issues. 1 of them my buddy still owns and cant shoot a mag without it failing to eject. Tried everything from changing ammo to sending it back. Bersa's response was "change your ammo". He has put at least 10 different brands through it that I know of.

Junk.



wow that's interesting. i have shot several (not regularly) with no issue. most of my law enforcement friends carry them as backup (usually ankle carry) weapons. that's the reason i chose it. no issues as of yet, but not put much through it. were these early models?

i have a charles daily 12 ga that is as you describe. there's not much more frustrating than a gun that won't operate properly.


Less than 2 years old.
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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby firedawg1513 » Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:50 pm

t_baker wrote:
firedawg1513 wrote:
t_baker wrote:
firedawg1513 wrote:
t_baker wrote:
firedawg1513 wrote:bersa thunder 380. easily concealable, simple mechanics ( not much to screw up) w/ a manual safety and very accurate. can carry in holster or pocket. :beer:


Junk



really? please elaborate...


I have shot 3 in my life. Each one is cheaply built and 2 had terrible ejection issues. 1 of them my buddy still owns and cant shoot a mag without it failing to eject. Tried everything from changing ammo to sending it back. Bersa's response was "change your ammo". He has put at least 10 different brands through it that I know of.

Junk.



wow that's interesting. i have shot several (not regularly) with no issue. most of my law enforcement friends carry them as backup (usually ankle carry) weapons. that's the reason i chose it. no issues as of yet, but not put much through it. were these early models?

i have a charles daily 12 ga that is as you describe. there's not much more frustrating than a gun that won't operate properly.


Less than 2 years old.


interesting. i look forward to some time off soon (finally) and plan to do quite a bit of shooting. curious to see how it really does. at least their warrant disclosure sounds good lol. thanks for the input, i'm curious now :beer:
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Re: CC Handgun Reccomendations?

Postby ctdeathfrombelow » Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:00 am

I carry a Walther pps 9mm with a spare mag. It's thin and shoots straight, have no complaints with it. The S&W Shield, is also a great choice as well for ccw.
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