First Carry Weapon - Ideas Please
Alright, I'll keep it short and too the point.
I just turned 21 about a month and a half ago.
I'm looking for a good concealed carry weapon and Glocks are out of the question...I don't like the feel of them.
Any suggestions on a weapon either in 9mm, .40, or .45 semi auto would be great.
It would be nice if I still lived in Arizona where its open carry...but Texas isn't as gun friendly...
Thanks a lot
edit : This info may come in handy according to what a few people have said so far. I'm a pretty small guy, 6'2 135lbs...I have shot plenty of pistols and know how to use them safely...I have just not carried concealed or handled very many 'concealable' weapons.
Maybe a compact .40 with polymer frame?
From what I've been able to learn from your postings, you are interested in a compact and concealable CCW semiautomatic, and are pretty open on caliber. You haven't mentioned a price constraint, and I believe you are open to polymer frames but don't like the grip feel of Glocks.
I think I would recommend a non-Glock polymer frame compact in .40 caliber with an ergonomic grip. These tend to weigh about 21 ounces empty, hold about 10 rounds of ammo and are highly concealable. The two that I personally favor are the new S&W M&P 40 compact, and the H&K P2000SK. The H&K is the more expensive of the two.