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The best deep concealment/pocket gun?

Discussion in 'Handguns' started by Maverick44, Jun 23, 2019.

  1. Maverick44

    Maverick44 Certified All-American Gun Nut

    What do you guys think is the best "pocket" gun out there right now? Something that's easy to conceal in light clothing and comfortable to carry, is in a decent enough caliber, and is pretty shootable (manageable recoil, easy to shoot accurately at typical self defense ranges).

    I'm a fan of the Springfield Armory XDs in 9mm, though it's a little on the large size for a "pocket" gun. It's super thin though.


  2. Moonpie

    Moonpie U.S. Rifle M1 caliber .30 Lifetime Member

    Seecamp 32
    NAA 22mag
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  3. skfullen

    skfullen In the woods... TGT Supporter

    When you said "deep concealment" I was thinking more along the lines of the NAA mini-revolvers.

    For pocket guns, I like the Ruger LCP.
    Or the Beretta 950 in .25 acp.
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  4. TundraWookiee

    TundraWookiee Scruffy Nerf Herder TGT Supporter

    Jan 9, 2012
    Cedar Park
    Personally I like the P938 and P365 for pocket carry. To me 9mm is the perfect compromise between size, weight, capacity and power.
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  5. Bithabus

    Bithabus ! TGT Supporter

    Aug 17, 2010
    LCP II

  6. WT_Foxtrot

    WT_Foxtrot Active Member

    Jan 23, 2019
    North Texas
    Mine is the P365 for both size/ease of concealment and capacity. If caliber isn't an issue, the wife's Glock 42 is even easier.
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  7. Charlie

    Charlie TGT Addict TGT Supporter

    Mar 19, 2008
    Kerr County
    The M&P 9mm Shield I currently have (up for sale soon), is only 3/4" thick and with a three inch barrel makes it an excellent pocket gun.
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  8. TxStetson

    TxStetson Usually Here TGT Supporter Lifetime Member

    Last edited: Jun 23, 2019
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  9. TexasGunAdmirer

    TexasGunAdmirer New Member

    May 31, 2013
    Just West of Fort Worth
    I carry a Glock 42 in my pocket every day. May not be the best pocket handgun, but it works for me. Carries like a smaller handgun but shoots like a larger handgun.
  10. Maverick44

    Maverick44 Certified All-American Gun Nut

    That LCP II is tempting. At 10.6 oz, that thing is LIGHT. How's it shoot? Is it pretty snappy?

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