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Old February 17th, 2013, 03:09 PM   #1
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I almost got the wife a used kel tec pf9 today but remembered the warranty don't follow the gun, but there was a nice sized taurus in a 380 that may fit the bill. I just like the idea of only looking for one type of ammo.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 03:14 PM   #2
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Old February 17th, 2013, 03:17 PM   #3
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I almost got the wife a used kel tec pf9 today but remembered the warranty don't follow the gun, but there was a nice sized taurus in a 380 that may fit the bill. I just like the idea of only looking for one type of ammo.
Is she an experienced shooter? The PF9 is pretty punishing in the recoil department.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 03:20 PM   #4
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Is she an experienced shooter? The PF9 is pretty punishing in the recoil department.
we are getting her there. She handles my cpx-2 just fine (not as bad recoil I know) I still want her with something smaller than the pf9 though.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 03:27 PM   #5
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Ordered her a Ruger LCR .22 Magnum. Just waiting for it to come in.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 03:29 PM   #6
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My wife's gun is an M&P9c. She shoots everything from 12 Gauge shotguns, ARs, to my Ruger LCR .357.

I would personally stay away from Taurus.

What is the intended purpose of the gun for her? Carry? Home defense? Just plain target shooting?
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Old February 17th, 2013, 03:40 PM   #7
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My wife does not like to shoot my pf9 at all. She loves shooting my PT92 but its pretty bulky if your thinking about a carry gun I wouldnt recommend it. I have had good luck with Taurus but I have heard some horror stories from others.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 03:48 PM   #8
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I'd really stay away from the mini 9mm's and .380s for the wife. Look at a Glock 26, M&P 9c, or equivalent XD (whatever she prefers).

The biggest thing, is to let her choose what she likes best, not what you think she should should get.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 04:30 PM   #9
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eventually gonna be a carry gun but for now just shooting and learning it.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 04:32 PM   #10
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My girlfriend shoots all .40. Mainly because I do so its one less cal to keep around. I wouldn't let anyone in my family carry a .380. A .22 is a better choice.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 04:50 PM   #11
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I shoot .45.
The .380 feels like a pea shooter to me.
I own and shoot a Mossberg 12 gague and a Taurus Millennium Pro P745.
I have about 200 rounds through my .45 and have NEVER had a problem with it.
It is accurate and has never failed to shoot. It is fairly light weight and comfortable in my hand. This will be my carry weapon.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 05:10 PM   #12
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My wife Carrys a glock 30
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Old February 17th, 2013, 05:11 PM   #13
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I'd really stay away from the mini 9mm's and .380s for the wife. Look at a Glock 26, M&P 9c, or equivalent XD (whatever she prefers).

The biggest thing, is to let her choose what she likes best, not what you think she should should get.
^^ This. Both my wife and daughter started out carrying a J-frame 38sp. They both rarely carried. They both chose to go to a .380 LCP. Although not the first choice for many, I would rather have them carry this than nothing at all.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 05:20 PM   #14
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I bought the wife a Bersa .380 because she liked it . Once we hit the range she didn't like the recoil and didn't want to shoot it. Handed her my Glock 17 and she was in love. She wanted something for around the house so size didn't matter as much.
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when she sticks her finger in my trigger hole the big gun goes off.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 05:31 PM   #16
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I let the wife choose her own, 3 hrs later at Williams she chose a Kimber tac pro in 9mm. After that she wanted an ultra cdp in 9mm, valentines day present last year, she carries that now.
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Old February 17th, 2013, 05:39 PM   #17
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Wife carries an M&P9, or Smith 642 depending on what she is wearing. She shot lots of different pistols before she made her choice. She really likes the interchangeable backstrap on the M&P, and she picked out the JG edition with the fiber optic front and the breast cancer awareness ribbon engraved on the slide. (along with the pink grip!).
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Old February 17th, 2013, 08:03 PM   #18
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An S&W Sigma .40. I tried to steer her into an XD, but she liked the way it fit her hand and the sight picture. She uses one of the trigger guard mounted lasers.

Daughter has the 9 mm "slim" Taurus - she's tiny and it fit her hands best.
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Mine carries a glock 19
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Old February 17th, 2013, 08:48 PM   #20
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Mine still lives in a world of nothing but butterflies and rainbows and thinks guns are a waste of money. Nothing is real to her unless she sees it herself no matter what someone who knows what the hell they're talking about tells her.
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