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Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by cowboywannabe, Aug 17, 2012.


  1. cowboywannabe

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    you savvy?

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    i got a used one, the plastic mag catch was unsat, new metal one on the way from Kahr.

    ran a fine file on the edges of the slide stop to take the sharp edges off.

    ive owned a K9 and MK9 years ago but never a mini P series gun.......

    share your thoughts and experiences with the one you have.
     

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  2. mist

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    I've carried one for nearly ten years. It's been flawless in performance and function since day one. Lightweight, easily concealable and, most importantly, reliable.
     

  3. WarEagle32

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    Fine gun, one of the best true pocket 9mm's
     
  4. Bob Hafler

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    I had my PM9 for over two years with a 1000+ rounds through it with no problems. It's my EDC.
     
  5. SDGlock23

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    Great gun, very small and reliable 9mm. The new CM9 is the same story.
     
  6. CitizenOfDreams

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    A great pocket gun. I kept the original plastic mag release, just filed it down.
     
  7. FLglockdude

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    I have a CM9 that has been flawless over 600 rounds. I carry it everyday.

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  8. ithaca_deerslayer

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    My feedramp caused nosedives, so I filed it down. Good ever since :)
     
  9. The_Gun_Guru

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    I hear good things about the PM9 as well as the CM9.

    The PM9 is more expensive than the CM9 but I am told that they are both deadly accurate and reliable.


    TGG
     
  10. alank2

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    Hi,

    I've got the PM9 and it easily replaced a 442 for pocket carry. Get a bicycle tube and add it to the grip for a better grip with no sharp edges...

    Good luck,

    Alan
     
  11. oldsoldier

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    I had one and it was reliable and accurate. I now have a MK9 but only because I prefer all steel guns.
     
  12. dnuggett

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    PRO 2A

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    I used to have one. It is one of the better built plastics. I didn't care for the trigger so I sold it. YMMV.
     
  13. eddy t

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    Great Gun!
    I have over 3,000 flawless rounds through it. Nice smooth trigger, accurate, easily concealed, shoots anything!
    The only things I added were a set of meprolite nite sights and a set of Talon grips (rubber texture). IMO Talon Grips are awesome, for $15 shipped you can't go wrong and there are several gun models availabe
     
  14. simotek

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    Nice gun. I ended up buying the CM9 version which has been flawless for 500+ rounds. I carry it whenever my G26 is a little too big.
     
  15. Sgt127

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    I have one. Carried and shot quite a bit. When I first got it, ran a bit of +P+ through it. It may run it OK, but, it beat the crap out of the front of the barrel hood. Or, mine had a bad barrel, there was a real problem with some peening issues for awhile.

    Back to Kahr, new barrel, has yet to have a problem. I usually stick with regular pressure and the occasional +P. For a true deep concealment, lightweight gun, its as good as it gets. I recently picked up a Rohrbaugh. The most finicky ammo sensitive pistol I have ever owned.

    I put the PM9 head and shoulders above the Rohrbaugh and, the Kahr has a better trigger for me.
     
  16. Redstate

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    I have a P9 Covert which is indentical in grip size to the PM; however, the barrel lenght is 3.5 instead of 3. I have had it since around 2004. They don't make them anymore. It is my summer work attire pocket carry in a pocket holster, of course. Great pistol. However, the mag release occassionally releases the mag during pocket carry (left front pant pocket), so I have to be cognizant of that.
     
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  17. cowboywannabe

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    you savvy?

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    worn out plastic mag release?
     
  18. Redstate

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    Could be, cowboywannabe. I need to look into that and see if Kahr will send me a new mag release. They had a lifetime warranty on Kahrs when I bought this one.
     
  19. cowboywannabe

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    theyre sending me a new steel one which is now standard for the plastic guns as well as the metal ones. id rather have the 1911 style mag release so i can change out the spring as well to a stiffer version to prevent accidental mag drops. the new mag catch should seat the magazine better but has nothing to do with how easy it is to pop one out.
     
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  20. cowboy1964

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    I like mine for what it does (pocket gun). If I didn't need it for occasional pocket carry I probably wouldn't keep it though.

    My main beefs: the top round easily slides forward on its own in spare mags and the slide is very stiff to rack.

    Mine has operated 100%. I've been looking for something that small that might replace it but there is just nothing else out there that can beat it.
     
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