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#6740527 - 04/19/17 11:45 PM Recommendations on pocket .380's ?
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Looking for recommendations on pocket .380. I'm looking for something that can be safely carried with round in chamber in a pocket holster . Ruger LCP , LCP Custom, LCP II , Khar CW 380 or ???

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#6740533 - 04/20/17 12:00 AM Re: Recommendations on pocket .380's ? [Re: pdugas]
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I like my Ruger LCP. Very safe and light. But keep in mind it's double action only which means the trigger is used to pull back the hammer every time you fire it. While this makes it a safer gun, some folks prefer a gun that cocks the hammer after an initial shot.
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#6740534 - 04/20/17 12:00 AM Re: Recommendations on pocket .380's ? [Re: pdugas]
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Ruger LCP and Keltec 380 are the 2 I have carried in a wallet holster.
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#6740538 - 04/20/17 12:20 AM Re: Recommendations on pocket .380's ? [Re: kmon1]
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Originally Posted By: kmon1
Ruger LCP and Keltec 380 are the 2 I have carried in a wallet holster.


How's the trigger on the Keltec compared to the Ruger ?

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#6740540 - 04/20/17 12:24 AM Re: Recommendations on pocket .380's ? [Re: pdugas]
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I've got a Colt Govt 380, a Sig 238 and a LCP. The Colt and Sig shoot better and have better triggers but the LCP gets carried more because of its weight.

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#6740594 - 04/20/17 07:06 AM Re: Recommendations on pocket .380's ? [Re: pdugas]
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When I wanted an LCP, they were recalled many years ago. I got a Kel-Tec then. It is surprisingly accurate, thin, and small. Trigger pull is long, but not near as heavy as some revolvers.
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#6740613 - 04/20/17 07:21 AM Re: Recommendations on pocket .380's ? [Re: pdugas]
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I've had Glock, Bersa, Bodyguard and LCP, all in .380. For a pocket pistol the LCP wins.
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#6740626 - 04/20/17 07:26 AM Re: Recommendations on pocket .380's ? [Re: pdugas]
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I'm sticking with a G42 as my small gun.

Had a LCP. Controlling that little pistol enough to maintain accuracy much beyond spitting distance was a chore for me. It can be done with careful hold/trigger control, etc. But I'm pretty sure that for most people (me included) all that goes out the window when it's needed. It's certainly better than nothing but I don't put it much beyond the class of a card-table gun. YMMV.
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#6740627 - 04/20/17 07:26 AM Re: Recommendations on pocket .380's ? [Re: pdugas]
Eyesofahunter Offline
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Taurus PT738 in a De Santis is my pocket rig. Lots of dirt in pockets check what every you carry regularly for function.

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#6740664 - 04/20/17 08:01 AM Re: Recommendations on pocket .380's ? [Re: pdugas]
pcernuch Offline
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ive been carrying an lcp with the little knife clip on my waistband for years. no troubles.

god bless.

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#6740711 - 04/20/17 08:33 AM Re: Recommendations on pocket .380's ? [Re: pdugas]
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Lcp, little glock, little sig

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#6740714 - 04/20/17 08:35 AM Re: Recommendations on pocket .380's ? [Re: pdugas]
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Bersa Thunder rides with me. I carry that instead of my rarer Walther. They shoot about the same.
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#6740724 - 04/20/17 08:46 AM Re: Recommendations on pocket .380's ? [Re: pdugas]
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Originally Posted By: pdugas
Originally Posted By: kmon1
Ruger LCP and Keltec 380 are the 2 I have carried in a wallet holster.


How's the trigger on the Keltec compared to the Ruger ?


LCP trigger is a little better as is racking the slide but not a whole lot better.
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#6740727 - 04/20/17 08:48 AM Re: Recommendations on pocket .380's ? [Re: pdugas]
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I had a LCP and sent it back due to recall. Ruger still couldn't get it right. Sold it and got a Keltec P3AT. Very accurate and dependable, but not a fun gun to shoot.
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#6740737 - 04/20/17 08:57 AM Re: Recommendations on pocket .380's ? [Re: pdugas]
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Get that P3AT ported man! It tamed mine right now.
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