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What Sub Compact to get??

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  • Springfield XD Sub compact

    63 28.13%
  • Beretta PX4 Sub Compact

    15 6.70%
  • Something else

    146 65.18%
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    From what I have seen, Kimbers can get a bad rap around here, but what about the Ultra Carry II? It's a perfect AIWB carry. I have a good friend who has one as his AIWB EDC.

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    Sub Compact Bersa 380 CC, small, DA/SA, safety, decocker, thin, light, reliable. I have put hundreds of rounds through mine with out a hiccup. The 380 is not my first choice for SD, but it is my favorite sub compact.
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    From your list, the XD. They are very nice guns.
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    another one for the kel tec pf9

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    Springfield & Beretta's idea of a "sub-compact" differs greatly from mine. Both the XD and PX4 are in that chubby double stack category that is populated by Glock, M&P,XDM ect.. If that is what you're looking for, then there is a lot of good choices. But If you want a real slim and compact handgun that also has an accessory rail, look a the Walther PPS or Kel Tec PF9,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Biggie313 View Post
    I also second this....was one of my first CC pistols, great pistol it was bi-tone just sweet....don't know why I got rid of it....but some of you know how that goes................

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    Ruger SR9C.
    It has a rail, it's slim, and it has a manual safety, which I like for appendix carry.

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    I wish my glock 36 had a rail

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    I chose a Kimber 1911 Utra Carry 3" barrel.

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    I haven't shot the any Berettas but they are definitely on my list of "will own someday". I do really like my XD subcompact, but the rail on it is not a full rail and you are limited by what tactical lights you can put on it. I have only seen the new XDm subcompact in pictures, but from what I can tell with the 3.8" barrel subcompact model is identical to the full size XDm 3.8" model, it will take any full size tactical lights. It might be worth some consideration.

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    ruger sr9c if you are on a budget. I just bought a xd 9mm compact. I love it. In fact, it was voted gun of the year 2x by the nra

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    The XD sc is a nice firearm. My wife loves it. If I had shot it before a Glock, we would both love them.
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    What about the Glock 30SF? It has a rail and will accept Glock 21 magazines if you want 13 rounds. Try to find a large range where you could rent the ones you are interested in. See if any of your friends have one they can take to the range with you.

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    +1 for the Glock 30SF.
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    You have a lot of options, giving a more specific price range and determining any additional features (single-stack, hammer-fired, striker-fired, polymer frame, metal frame, etc) might let us be of more help.

    Between those two choices, the XD. It's the better choice over the PX4.

    Other than those:
    S&W M&P 9c/.40c
    Kel-Tec PF9
    Ruger SR9c
    Walther PPS
    Walther P99c
    Springfield XDM Compact 3.8
    Glock 29/30
    Bersa Thunder Ultra Compact (9mm/.40S&W/.45ACP)

    My vote would be SR9c or Bersa Thunder UC for a double-stack on a budget (even XD might would fit that). It's a toss up between Glock 30, S&W M&Pc, or Springfield XDM 3.8 Compact for a double-stack. Or PF9 for budget single stack, and Walther PPS for the nicer option single stack.

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