My 2 Carry options.
This is a discussion on My 2 Carry options. within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Just wanted to share/show my 2 carry guns. I like ‘em both and I am very happy with them.
Ruger SP101 2.25 in .357 Mag ...
January 17th, 2009 01:41 PM
January 17th, 2009 01:43 PM
KEEPING IT SIMPLE!! Can't go wrong with that !!
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January 17th, 2009 01:47 PM
Nothing wrong with that combo. I'm not a Keltec fan, but hey if it works for you that's all that matters!!!
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January 17th, 2009 03:50 PM
Thanks for sharing.. I have a Kel-tec PF-9, and while they are no safe queen, the do what you bought it for.
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January 17th, 2009 03:53 PM
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January 17th, 2009 10:34 PM
The Ruger is a good carry...but the grip is far too large for concealment...kind of defeats the purpose. I'd go with the stock grip and shoot 110 grain .38 special Corbon DPX + P out of it. If you want to fire hot .357 mag rounds...go up to the 3 inch barrel GP100 and do it right.
I, too, am not a Kel Tec fan...or any small auto for that matter...they are all prone to malfunction.
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January 18th, 2009 12:37 AM
+1 on Sp101 Great solid gun !!
January 18th, 2009 12:47 AM
I like both of your guns, but I like 9mm the best, so
the pf9 is on my list of guns to buy as well.
if you don.t mind me asking , what type of ammo does
it like ? IE brand and grain bullet.
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January 18th, 2009 01:20 AM
You just can't beat that SP!
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January 18th, 2009 01:29 AM
both are good guns for the job.
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January 18th, 2009 01:40 AM
Both are very good choices. I have and carry the PF9 all the time as one of my primary guns.
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January 18th, 2009 09:32 AM
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January 18th, 2009 10:39 AM
January 18th, 2009 10:55 AM
The PF-9 For the range, I just use whatever I can get my hands on. Range reloads or Blazer Brass and some Speer GoldDot Luger+P 124 GRHP because it was on sale. And is what I carry for CC. There are SO Many more ppl here that could tell you what is best. I am not to with it with all the weight issues. I may be carrying the wrong ammo for it. Kel-Tec says it’s ok to shoot limited amounts of +P and that’s what I do. But I heard ppl shoot +P all the time thru thousands of rds. Without a problem. I just shoot a mag or so, so I get some pratice with what I carry.
Originally Posted by ASSA9
As I have read about the Kel-Tec, with its short barrel It Needs the +P to propel it to the correct velocity for penetration and expansion. But please don’t go by my word alone as I am a novice and still learning.
January 18th, 2009 12:31 PM
+1 on the Ruger. I have never had a centerfire S&W revolver misfire.
Originally Posted by preachertim
Last edited by Sportsterguy; January 18th, 2009 at 12:33 PM.
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