This is a discussion on Choosing my CCW between these guns. . within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; A Glock 36..A Glock 26.. or a Kahr PM9. I'll sooner or later buy more than one but for now my first one. Whatcha think?...
A Glock 36..A Glock 26.. or a Kahr PM9. I'll sooner or later buy more than one but for now my first one. Whatcha think?
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but really,out of those,G36,...
EDIT: Really,they are all fine weapons. Go rent them,shoot them,hold them,get a feel for 'em,..
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agree with ghetto...on the XD, that is...j/k, you should hit up the range and find out what shoots best for you. All are fine pistols...go with whatever YOU shoot best.
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Have you held/played with all of 'em?
If you can conceal them, then I'd probably say the 36 or 26. If not, the PM9 is a fine gun as well.
I have a CW9 and very happy with it. Single stack so it's very thin and hides well. Shoots well and so far have close to ~500 rounds through it with no problems at all.
I'd go with one of the Glocks, unless you are an experianced shooter. I do have all three of those you mentioned, and I say that because the PM9 can be a little unfriendly to new shooters. The are small, light and that makes for problems if you dont know what to do with such a small gun. I'd venture to say that most of the horror stories we hear about the Kahrs is user error.
I am a Kahr fan, and love my PM9. It conceal very nice, and once you learn its oddities, its a great ccw to have in your stable.
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sorry, not one of the choices
+1 to Sixto. I have a Kahr and they can be unfriendly to new shooters... but they are really easy to carry. I'd start with one of the Glocks.
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Glock 26 is probably the way to go. They are super reliable and easy to shoot, plus have good capacity.
Rather than getting the Glock 36, I'd go with a Kahr CW45. I just picked one up, and it is a better platform for 6+1 .45 than the Glock 36 for me. It feels MUCH better in the hand, is thinner and lighter, and prettier to boot! Plus, I love the smooth double action trigger pull. Recoil is not bad, but if you are a novice, I'd perhaps try the CW9 first, for the reduced recoil.
Slow is smooth.....smooth is fast.
I have the Glock 36 and the Kahr.
Glock always funtions perfectly and is dead on for accuracy.
Kahr, as much as I "like" it...does not do as well.
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How doy you intend to carry? PM9 is the only pocket pistol of the bunch. I carry pocket only and it's an easy fit. The Glocks might fit Cargos but thats all.
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I'd favor the G26 out of the choices, mainly because I have the G27. They're the same size.