Which would you carry?

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  • Sig 239 .40

    44 20.75%
  • Glock 23

    45 21.23%
  • Glock 26

    45 21.23%
  • Kahr PM9

    38 17.92%
  • S&W 642

    40 18.87%
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    Which would you carry?

    A poll trying to figure out which I should carry. I realize all guns not listed, just from my "fleet".

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    Whichever one you shoot the best! With ease of concealment being second most important, I suppose.

    Here's an idea:
    Take a few of them (and appropriate holsters) to the range.
    Have a buddy time you.
    Do a drill (same drill each time, the "Double Mozambique" from concealment is my favorite) with each pistol. See which you're most accurate with. See which you're fastest with.

    Good luck.

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    You forgot... "none of the above".

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    XD9 for me...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eagleks View Post
    You forgot... "none of the above".
    He said, "out of my fleet", presumably meaning out of the handguns he owns... Not "any gun you could pick".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete Zaria View Post
    He said, "out of my fleet", presumably meaning out of the handguns he owns... Not "any gun you could pick".

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    LOL @ Comment above. Out of your fleet I would go with the G23
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    All of those guns mentioned are excellent choices, if you are going to pocket carry then the Kahr PM9 or the S&W 642 are your only two options. The rest will do nicely in a IWB or OWB holster. I choose the Glock 26, but then I am biased as that is what I carry. I say try alternating from your "fleet" to see which works best for you.
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    These are some great choices. But the 642 and the PM9 are the easiest to carry. In fact, they offer the advantage of pocket carry. The best choice is the one that is the easiest to take along. I'd vote for one of those.
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    I voted G23...even though I also carry a 642 on occasion & a P239 (when my wife lets me borrow it...).
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    I already carry a Sig P239 (9mm version), one of the most accurate handguns I have ever shot, along with the P220... very reliable as well... over 700 rounds and no issues. My P220 has around 800 rounds, stone cold reliable and accurate.

    My reasons for choosing the sig is mainly due to it's ease of control along with the reliably and tight accuracy, it's worth every penny.
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    Of your choices...the G-26
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    I carry a P229 .40S&W and I can handle it much better than my GSR 1911 commander. It may be just that I shoot it more than twice as much. I practice from concealed draw, multiple targets at multiple distantices, cover/concealment, etc. Whichever one you choose, just make sure you practice.

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    Nice line up. I voted for the G23. Out of those listed the 23 has the best capacity to size ratio IMO. It is marginally larger than the Sig yet holds more rounds. Plus I am a little biased because the 23 is one of my favorite carry guns.
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    I voted for the Glock23 because I currently have the Glock19 which is sweet to fire and conceals Very well. The 23 would give me the same package but with a little better stopping power of the .40 cal.
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    Why would you let a group of people that you don't really know pick you EDC weapon???

    You shoot your own guns I assume, so why not pick the one that is your favorite, or that is the most comforting to you.

    Best to ya.


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