My first handgun :) Christmas came early!

My first handgun :) Christmas came early!

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    My first handgun :) Christmas came early!

    I am giddy! My choice for first handgun has been bouncing around between a Kahr PM9 and a few keltecs because of the whole price vs. what you get debate. Did plenty of research on keltecs and while pawn shop hopping today with my parents came across a P11.

    $220 otd with a magazine and case. Bought it and took it out to the range that day and yes, compared to the kahr the trigger pull is long. Oh well; the gun cost 220 and a used kahr for 500 is not twice the gun. In my 50rds I put through it I liked it (putting another 100 or so through it later today). Then stripped and cleaned it for the first time. Wasn't as easy as a kahr or glock but was overall pretty easy.

    Also got a bianci iwb holster for it. Carried at 5 o'clock I asked my parents if I was printing prior to buying the holster and both could not tell where I was carrying the gun under a standard t-shirt.

    I'm going to get a S&W 5900 15rd magazine for it, as well as the grip extension, and use that :) Plus the thing is so easy to take down and KTOG is so friendly I can see myself doing some mods on this once I get my CCW for it.

    More pics to come when I get back from the range the second time.

    Oh, and my mother got a 32acp concealed pistol as well. She fired the Keltec and thought it had too much recoil for her. This, coming from the same woman who can fire a 12 gauge without a problem.
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    Santa was good to ya...
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    Good for you, enjoy it.
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    Conga rats! Enjoy it!
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    The little will serve its purpose, congrats on your new firearm.
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    Glad you found one that suits you!! Congrats on the pistola!
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    Congratulations on the new gun.

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    Congrats on the gun.

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    congratulations on the P11. That was my first KT firearm of five different models I have owned. Of the five I would have to say the P11 was my favorite and should have kept it.

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    Congrats on the new pistol. It should serve you well.
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    Congrats on the new pistol. Its like everything else, treat it well and it will in turn, RETURN the favor.
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    Congratulations!!
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    Congrats! Practice, practice and then practice some more!
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    time for the new gun dance:



    Congrats!
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    Don't shoot your eye out kid........Congratulations and welcome to the club :}

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