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    small and light as?

    the kel-tec p11,but with a better trigger.I have a p11 that I've had since 1996,its very reliable but the trigger sucks.I used to think that it wasn't too bad,then I bought a kimber ultra carry.Today I pulled it out again and dry fired it and thought,damn,I hadn't realized it was that bad.The kimber sure spoiled me. sj

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    Try a Kahr PM9... it still has a DA trigger pull and it wont be as light as the Kimber, but it is light years better than the Keltecs.
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    P-11...I Have One...

    It's not a gun I take to the range to have fun with, but it always goes bang, and it's easy to hide on my Harley as a BUG only...

    My Kimber Ultra has spoiled me too...

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    S&W 360PD revolver

    Quote Originally Posted by sjones View Post
    the kel-tec p11,but with a better trigger.I have a p11 that I've had since 1996,its very reliable but the trigger sucks.I used to think that it wasn't too bad,then I bought a kimber ultra carry.Today I pulled it out again and dry fired it and thought,damn,I hadn't realized it was that bad.The kimber sure spoiled me. sj
    It is hard to match the single action trigger of a Kimber 1911 in a pocket gun as small as the Keltec P11. One approach might be a DA/SA revolver with external hammer that allows thumb cocking for single action shooting.

    The S&W model 360PD is a 12 ounce .357 magnum revolver with an external hammer. It will fit in a pocket, and can be fired DA from the trigger. But it has the capability of thumb cocking for a light single action trigger pull that might equate to a Kimber trigger.


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    Another vote for the Kahr PM9!!!!
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    Since its a BUG I really wouldnt worry about it as long as its reliable. I sorta feel theres too much emphasis on triggers for combat guns which would be employed from 0-3 yards. It might smooth out it time however with enough rounds through it. Good luck

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    PM9 for sure....love mine.
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    They guys on KTOG have all sorts of ways to mod the P11, you might want to see what they say before you buy a new gun. I know they smooth out the triggers, I just havent done it myself yet.
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    The Kel-Tec PF9 is the same size a the P11 except in thickness. It is thinner since it is a single stack. The trigger on it is supposed to be more like the P3AT or the P32 which would be a decided improvement over the P11. I haven't read many comments on it here yet, but KTOG probably has lots of info on it.
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    +1 on a Kahr, and if your open to wheelguns, +1 on a j-frame too.

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    You can send me the P11 if you don't like it any more!

    Do you have the 8.5 lb trigger because some of the origionals had 10 lb triggers. You can call Kel-tec and check.

    My P11's trigger is not a problem at all.
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