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Lightweight CCW

Postby bassaiguy » Fri May 17, 2013 11:35 am

Looking to replace my clunky old SW model 36 with a lighter and slimmer CCW. I'd like to keep to .38 special or better, but I can't break the bank. This is for actual carry, so I'd like to find a decent weapon at a reasonable price, not an art museum piece.
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Re: Lightweight CCW

Postby JITW » Fri May 17, 2013 5:44 pm

If the gun you carry is too heavy then go to the gym


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Re: Lightweight CCW

Postby bassaiguy » Fri May 17, 2013 5:56 pm

You're right. What I need is a great big steel penis substitute. I'd better hit the gym. I wanted a gun that wouldn't ruin the lines of my skinny jeans. What was I thinking?
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Re: Lightweight CCW

Postby JITW » Fri May 17, 2013 5:59 pm

There ya go

But seriously - I pack my EAA Windicator in .357 all the time, it was only 230 bucks and is a great gun and easily carried appendix concealed bro


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Re: Lightweight CCW

Postby bassaiguy » Fri May 17, 2013 10:19 pm

Looks like a workhorse. I'll check it out, thanks.
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Re: Lightweight CCW

Postby Big Duke 6 » Sat May 18, 2013 2:38 am

How do you like your EAA, JITW? They have a few around here in 10mm that are really cheap, and I'm in the market for a 10mm, but all the reviews I've read said the EAA was a shit gun, and the 10mm were some of the worst from EAA (think they were called EAA Witness) 10mm isn't a very well known caliber, but it's popular up here in Alaska to carry in case of bears.

I held a nice CCW Glock 20SF which is a 10mm. I have small hands, and even in my hands this thing did not fill my palm. I didn't like the feel. If my whole palm isn't gripping it seemed like it would mess with control of the firearm especially if there is any kick. I've never fired a 10mm so I can't speak on the recoil.
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Re: Lightweight CCW

Postby Woodsman » Sat May 18, 2013 3:14 am

EAA imports some sweet guns - some of the witness steels are reportedly pretty good, but (also reportedly) the polymer witness (p-carry) in 10mm cracking in the frames resulted.

I shoot very hot (as in approaching 1,000 fpe) 10mm rounds out of my Glock G29 w/KKM bbl. Never skips a beat. Glocks can't point worth dick.

Just buy a used colt commander in 9x23 win or good ole .45. Points fast, great trigger & multiple safety's = a win!
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Re: Lightweight CCW

Postby JITW » Mon May 20, 2013 7:24 am

Big Duke 6 wrote:How do you like your EAA, JITW? They have a few around here in 10mm that are really cheap, and I'm in the market for a 10mm, but all the reviews I've read said the EAA was a shit gun, and the 10mm were some of the worst from EAA (think they were called EAA Witness) 10mm isn't a very well known caliber, but it's popular up here in Alaska to carry in case of bears.


I dont know about the EAA 10mm - but the .357 revolver is the heat, great gun for less than a few nights out for two to eat

They get a bad rep cuz people think a gun should cost 500+ bucks

I love it - had mine for over 12 years and it still shoots straight


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Re: Lightweight CCW

Postby Sri Lanky » Mon May 20, 2013 11:32 am

But can you?
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Re: Lightweight CCW

Postby db36046 » Wed Dec 09, 2015 4:18 am

Is anyone on here carrying the New Glock 43? I'd like to here what you think.
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Re: Lightweight CCW

Postby Devlin » Thu Dec 17, 2015 3:26 am

db36046 wrote:Is anyone on here carrying the New Glock 43? I'd like to here what you think.



I have the 42 and I am into it.
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Re: Lightweight CCW

Postby AztecDave » Thu Jan 21, 2016 6:41 pm

there is a reason that DEVGRU and Delta used Glocks when they got to Iraq & Afghanistan as their go-to pistols. You can hate 'em. but they are the Timex* of pistols.

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Re: Lightweight CCW

Postby Hitoru » Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:27 pm

Glocks are some of the best pistols ever mass produced.
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Re: Lightweight CCW

Postby Chimborazo » Fri Feb 12, 2016 6:00 pm

Hitoru wrote:Glocks are some of the best pistols ever mass produced.


Yep. I've had many pistols, but I'm most comfortable all around with my Glock.
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