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There is probably a simple explaination that I just haven't figured out yet but why so many P's in the gun world????? Every manuracturer has a "P-something" or "something-P"
 

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I always thought it was because the pistol was originally meant to appeal to the "Police" market, and there's not really a reason to change the name for the civilian market (note that, Beretta).

All the military guns have an "M" designation... it would make sense to me at least.

For instance the Ruger P85... Ruger Police Model 85? Sig P220... Sig Police Model 220? Just speculation on my part.
 

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With The Luger P~08 that "P" stands for Parabellum...I always thought it stood for Pitiful as in Pitiful Pistol. :biggrin2:
 

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I'm "P"ing my shorts........just laughing at the good posts and humor regarding the Peeee series of handguns and their references LMAO
 

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At least in Kahr's case I think it stands for 'polymer'.
 

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All depends on what clothing is being used, on what day!! :wink:





 

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Because it is better to call one a "P-somethingorother", than a G-anything!
 

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The German guns, anyway, are P like ours are M.

The P-1 being the Walther P-38 updated, the P5 being the Sig 225, etc.
 
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