What make/model sub compact 9mm?

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by smlake, Apr 9, 2010.

  1. smlake

    smlake New Member

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    Nov 11, 2009
    I am considering purchasing a sub compact 9mm semi auto pistol since I do not own one of these. I already have 5 full size 9 mm or 40 S&W along with many revolvers in various calibers. I have a concealed carry permit and may carry a sub compact concealed. I am open to many suggestions as to make and model of gun and would like suggestions from the readers. I have ruled out a 380 caliber since ammo is expensive and difficult to find. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Airdale

    Airdale Active Member

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    Mar 31, 2009
    N.W. Arkansas
    I have a Springfield XDSC in 9mm and am more than pleased. Accurate, dependable and, in my opinion, a bargain.
     

  3. donhudd

    donhudd New Member

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    Jun 1, 2007
    I am well pleased with my Taurus 709 Slim. It functions well and is easy to conceal.
     
  4. tim.sr

    tim.sr New Member

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    May 4, 2009
    MI.
    This is the one I love a Bertta Px4 Storm 13in the clip and one in the tube its my 24/7 Gun:D
     

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  5. scudrunner

    scudrunner New Member

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    Jan 27, 2006
    Pennsylvania
    I like my Kahr CW9, reliability, accuracy and user friendliness all in one package! You can find them used for around $350 - $450 and new for under $500.
     
  6. 6x6pinz

    6x6pinz New Member

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    Nov 1, 2008
    Mesa, Az
    slim 9mm, I like my Kahr P9, excellent performance in a small package.
     
  7. Michael G

    Michael G New Member

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    Dec 4, 2007
    Garland Texas

    Bersa makes a SC9, Kel Tec makes a single and double stack concealable 9. It all depends on how heavy a pistol you want to carry around and how much you want to spend. I own both a Bersa and a Kel Tec. Haven't had any problems with either and I didn't spend 5 to 8 hundred per gun to get them. Each to their own.
     
  8. Terry_P

    Terry_P New Member

    Mar 23, 2008
    NH
    The Ruger SR-9C is getting some excellent reviews and is priced reasonably. I too am looking for a compact 9MM and have narrowed it down to the SR-9C or the Springfield XD-SC.
     
  9. txwrangler

    txwrangler New Member

    SMLake, I know you mentioned a SC 9MM but I carry the XD .40 S&W SC as my BUG on my off side at 8:00 in a Blackhawk "Check Six". I carry it and my XD .40 S&W Service all day long with 2 extra mags and do not have any issues. The frame on the XD .40 SC is the same as the XD 9MM so the "weight" issue will be very close. I love the XD line and they are the only conceal handguns I carry.
     
  10. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2001
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  11. Rugermanws

    Rugermanws Active Member

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    May 18, 2009
    Pittsburgh Pa
    I have never had one problem with my Taurus Pt111. I must say take down and reassembly after cleaning is rough at first but you'll figure it out. I did not factor in how much heavier this thing is when loaded with 11 rounds, 10 in the clip and 1 in the pipe. Three of my friends have them and they have had no problems. The only thing is the double action trigger is rough when your used to firing Colt .45s though. I'd buy one in ..45 if I had the money.
     
  12. Tierra14

    Tierra14 New Member

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    Mar 30, 2010
    Dunkirk, New York
    timmmmm, you need to clean your keyboard!!! lol :)
     
  13. tim.sr

    tim.sr New Member

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    May 4, 2009
    MI.
    yes I will put that on my to do list thanks
     
  14. Danwin22

    Danwin22 Active Member

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    Oct 31, 2008
    longwood, Florida
    I like the Ruger SR9-C and will be picking mine up next week.

    Mine will be all black.

    You can carry it with the short mag or use the standard SR9 mag for more shots.

    Check it out.

    UPDATE...I got it and it's tiny compared to my Ruger MK-II .22 auto
     
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2010
  15. Dougspop

    Dougspop New Member

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    Sep 17, 2009
    Arkansas
    XD sc.

    Love mine. In a super tuck holster.
     
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