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Kahr CM9 or SW Shield??

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by slainer, Jun 12, 2012.


  1. slainer

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    Like the feel of both! Anyone had the same choice or input on either? Any input would be appreciated!! Looking as my conceal carry gun.
    Thanks. Slainer
     

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  2. EL COLONEL

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    IF u want a small gun kahr if u want a large gun then shield .
     

  3. Bruce M

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    I like the Shield better but that is what I like, not necessarily you.
     
  4. plouffedaddy

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    I can sometimes (depending on the garment) pocket carry the CM9, never with the Shield. Both have been 100% reliable for me, both have good triggers, tough call. If you are going to carry IWB I'd take the Shield. If you want a pocket option---CM9.
     
  5. The_Gun_Guru

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    Are you referring to cargo shorts?

    All I wear are cargo shorts and a tee year-round here in South FL (except to work, of course). Right now I carry a KT P-32 every day in a pocket holster....even to work.

    I have been drooling over the CM9 for a few months now and would buy it in a heartbeat if I knew it could go comfortably in cargo shorts.

    Your thoughts please:cool:

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    TGG
     
  6. andy4731

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    Shield 9!
     
  7. KennyFSU

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    What to wear...

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    CM9 (or PM9)!


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  8. 09crue

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    if your looking for something small enough to pocket carry,Kahr cm9 all the way..
     
  9. MasterShake

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    Shield all the way!
     
  10. Rick305

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    Shield all the way.

    I had a .40 -- IT IS A SMALL GUN , and I had no problem carrying in a DeSantis Nemesis pocket holster no problem.

    I wouldn't consider the Khar when their are options like the Shield and XDs (coming in 9mm).
     
  11. GlockFish

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  12. Dan Glock

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    I'd say go with the Shield my friend, i believe you can't go wrong with that 9mm, it shoots very accuratley and recoil is a lot better then lets say a Glock 26 if you've shot one. At least for me.
     
  13. plouffedaddy

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    That's exactly what I was referring to. I front pocket carry my CM9 in a Galco pocket holster pretty frequently.
     
  14. Gary1911A1

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    As others have said, for pocket or other small places get the Karh PM9. I also find the longer trigger travel on the Karh to be more comforting from a safety standpoint.
     
  15. Aahzz

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    I have no experience with the Kahr, but have to say that I have no issues pocket carrying the Shield in jeans or cargo shorts, and absolutely love it.
     
  16. slainer

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    Thanks for all your input!
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  17. L Pete

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    CM9 is what I carry sometimes. It's a quality, reliable gun, and, from what I've been able to tell, it's smaller than the Shield. My CM9 is as dependable as any handgun that I've ever carried. One could do a lot worse in purchasing a pocket nine.
     
  18. Bilbo Bagins

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    For me I can front pocket carry a CM9 in almost every pants and shorts I own, but the Shield is a tad too long and will slightly stick out most of my front pockets.

    The cutoff for me is 5 3/4" , the Shield is 6.1" long while the PM9/CM9 is about 5 1/2. If I can't pocket carry a 6.2" Snubnose revolver in the certain pockets because the grip peeks out the top of the pocket, the Shield will do the same thing.
     
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    I do not have a Shield, but I do have a CM9. My CM9 makes me certain that I have no use for a Shield. The CM9 of mine has been flawless, and most who have a CM9 love them. If I didn't have one and had to choose....based on the dimensions, I'd go with the Kahr.
     
  20. PAGunner

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    CM9 for pocket carry, shield if it's for IWB.