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Good Morning from -14 NH ;)
I'm a newbie to the group but have had my CC Permit since '81. I've always carried 1911, or 4" Revolver, sized handguns but I'm looking now for something that is easier to conceal. I'm finding that as I get older my XD-45 is getting heavier and heavier. I really like the .45 but I'm thinking that a subcompact in 9mm might be a new way to go. I have "catcher's mitt" sized hands so that's definitely going to be an obstacle that I will have to overcome.
Are there any suggestions out there ... I will be going out and "fondling" everything I can get my hands on at the local gun shops but I don't have a place that I can rent guns to shoot so I'm hoping that you can give me ideas of what you like.
Thank you all for your recommendations!
Welcome..what part of NH you from?
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Boy, are you opening a can of worms! I would suggest that if you like your XD-45, you look at the compact 9mms available from the same maker.
I'm sure you are going to get an earful of recommendations for many different brands, but even if you can't rent guns anywhere nearby, you should still go into several local vendors and at least hold weveral different guns.
Personally, I stay away from sub-compacts because I can't get enough hand on them. I would look at a compact, or even a lighter full-size gun like a Walther PPQ.
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Welcome from Norfolk, Va. You might try S&W M&P compact or the Shield. Maybe the Ruger GP 100 or 101. All are good guns. See how they feel in your hands. IMHO. Good luck. Be Safe
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Welcome from Wisconsin! I can suggest an M&P Compact. Really nice grip with replaceable backstraps in 3 sizes to accommodate most hands regardless of size.
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Welcome from SC and I would recommend a Beretta PX4 Compact.
Hi Bullmooose! Welcome to the forum from Texas. This is a great place to learn and to share! I carry a 3rd Gen Glock 30 SF. I am in awe of someone who has had their CC permit since '81! My suggestion to you regarding a carry gun is to find a good local gun store (LGS) that rents a wide variety of guns to shoot. Try out several and choose the one that fits you best.
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