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Would you trust your life with a Keltec PF9

  • Yes

    Votes: 46 57.5%
  • No way!

    Votes: 34 42.5%
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I am the owner of a shiny Kahr PM9 with big dot night sights. The gun is a treat to shoot. I just picked up a Keltec PF9 and for some reason I like it better. Is this like owning a Corvette and a Yugo but liking the Yugo better? There is some novelty with Keltecs but I can't put my finger on it....?????
 

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder...
 

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I voted "no way!". Be careful with that 'C' word...you may end up on a list somewhere when they decide from whom they are going to confiscate things from. Oh wait...just noticed you're in Texas...proceeeed...
 

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Personally I think the Kahr is just about as good as it gets for a slim 9mm. However, if you like the Keltec and shoot it well then I say get a nice holster and carry it.
 

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I owned one and my buddy as well neither of us had problems. The gun was flawless shot as well as i could. I ended up using it as trade for a G26.
 

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If all I had for a gun was a NAA .22, so be it, if it's what you like and trust, go with it.
There are lots of choices out there, and only YOU can determine which 'tools' you should select, and how well they work.
 

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Can't say. I.have never handled or fired one.
 

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It looks by the poll that people wouldn't trust a Keltec! I guess I have had bad luck with Kahrs and oddly good luck with Keltecs...
 

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I like um to ah modern-day Saturday Night Special. Because they can be had for $250. NIB. Half the cost of ah quality Shield and ah lot less then ah trustworthy g26.

From what I read on the always reliable { bonjour belle } internet. They are hit or miss; more miss then hit.

They are similar to a diamond in the rough, so most need to be given some TLC before they become fully reliable. That is why they cost less then similar little 9mm's.

I personally would spend the extra coin and get ah Shield or g26 and KNOW I have a quality piece too, as the poll asks; trust my/your life with!

I just like too know that when I activate the bang-switch on any firearm`s that it will react as intended mostly 101% of the time. I'm just funny "ha ha ha" that way :smoker:


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Had a couple of kel techs in 9mm had a bad mag with a new one out of the box called KT they sent a new one here in 3 days. Flawless after that and shot the heck out of it. Other one never had the first hicup no matter what you fed it.
 

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I've never fired any Kel-Tec gun, but I could answer the question pretty easy if I owned one. If you shoot it a bunch and it runs well, then who cares what anyone else says? The proof of the pudding is in the eating, as the old saying goes. It's possible to get a pretty decent gun from a maker everyone thinks is dodgy just like you sometimes get a lemon from a great company. In the end you really have to verify by just running the gun for awhile. The KT might not be the best CCW for everyone but if you like and you've proven its reliability to your satisfaction I say go for it!
 
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If you like it, you like it. I EDC a gun from a manufacturer with a hit or miss reputation, and just understand that it is the case.

Go with what you like.
 

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I am the owner of a shiny Kahr PM9 with big dot night sights. The gun is a treat to shoot. I just picked up a Keltec PF9 and for some reason I like it better. Is this like owning a Corvette and a Yugo but liking the Yugo better? There is some novelty with Keltecs but I can't put my finger on it....?????
you might be crazy but not because of that. the PF9 gets some bad reviews sometimes and I don't doubt it's often deserved but mine has been nothing but reliable. and you can buy 2 of them and have money left over for ammo for the cost of a PM9 in black. I like them both though.
 

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My keltec is flawless. If you don't like a keltec, don't buy one. Simple as that. Which is better, ford or chevy? Same thing.
 

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As an FFL dealer I sell more PF-9s as BUGs than any other gun. It is a favorite among my LEO customers.
 

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If you learn to trust the gun, there is no question. Personally, I like and trust my 'slim' Sig P239. My other guns are too big to be concealed for me. So far, I trust all of them.
 

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As an FFL dealer I sell more PF-9s as BUGs than any other gun. It is a favorite among my LEO customers.
You know what it is? I like to tinker and the Keltec lends itself to that. Sort of like working on an old pickup truck. Now do you want to have to tinker with a gun? Probably not, but if it reliable, it adds some sentimental value because of the customization that I put into it. Kind of sad hahaha
 
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