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This is a discussion on next gun... within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Voted for the Smith. You've already got a good line-up semis, so a J-Frame BUG should be just the ticket to round things out....

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  • Glock 30 Subcompact .45 ACP

    30 26.32%
  • Glock 27 Subcompact .40 S&W

    33 28.95%
  • Smith and Wesson 340PD .357/ .38 Special

    51 44.74%
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  1. #16
    VIP Member Array rodc13's Avatar
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    Voted for the Smith. You've already got a good line-up semis, so a J-Frame BUG should be just the ticket to round things out.
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    I have to agree... the S&W is hard to beat!
    ALWAYS carry! - NEVER tell!

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    I voted the 40 cal I've shot the 27 good shooter, its also less recoil than my 45 p12. For a subcompact, and fast followup shots a 40 cal would be a better choice then the 45.
    Now I am a 45 man love 1911 SA smooth !!!!!!!
    Wheel guns I love them too grew up with them, for carry I'll take 7 to 10 rounds over 5 to 6 anyday.
    Camping, etc then its a wheelgun 357 or bigger 4 inch barrel mim.
    IMHO thats all this is my opinion.
    Take care

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    Last 3 gun purchases have all been Glock.
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    Current: DW V-Bob 1911, S&W 442, Springfield XD9sc, XDm9,
    and Glock G26, G19, G23C, and SIG P226-40 TT, and Ruger GP-100, and Beretta 92FS
    Former: Taurus 92SS, SIG P220 TT, S&W 360, SIG P239-40, Ruger 22/45 MKII

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    I’m thinking of buying a S&W chiefs special. Traded mine in on a Walther PPKs and while I love the PPK, I regret trading the little Smith.

    So it will be my next purchase.

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    Whew, I was afraid this was going to be a tough one. Glock 30 for the win! 30SF if it feels better in your hand. With my bear claws, they feel about the same. I love my G30. It's my favorite Glock next to my G19.

    G30 in a Minotaur MTAC = Pretty comfortable carry rig with a punch.

    I own a SW 642 and while it is nice to stick in a coat pocket when I'm "not carrying", I never carry it as a primary gun. "But the average gunfight only lasts 3.2 seconds and 2.7 shots are fired!" That may be but if there are 2 or 3 perps/dogs/zombies running in a pack, I'm not going to be happy about the J-frame in my hand.

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    g27 or g26

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    Quote Originally Posted by CAJUN600 View Post
    g27 or g26


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    I have a G27 that is extremely comfortable in my MTAC. It shoots well and is easy to conceal. Carry a G22 mag and you can have 25 or 26 rounds at you disposal. The G30 is a little thicker but wouldn't be a bad choice either.
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    Since I just bought a 26 I'll put a vote in for the 27, but I have a s&w M&P 340 and I love it. Thats a pretty tough choice.

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