CM9 for travel to Florida?

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  1. FullClip

    FullClip Native Mainiac CLM

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    Florida? Take whatever stuffs down the best into your Speed-Os.

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    Well, why not just take the P11???
     

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    Gino Millennium Member

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    Wurger, don't sweat it. Bring what you are comfortable with carrying. You'll be doing a lot of walking, sitting, getting up, and stretching, so take something that is well concealed and that carries securely. This is Florida, not Beirut! Have a good time with the kid and just be aware of your surroundings.

    FWIW, if it does get warm enough, see if any of the water parks are open. Lots of fun for you and a ten year old!

    Let us know where you're going and maybe we can recommend some adventures!
     
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    Heck If wish I would have known. I will take it if he is giving it away.

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    Glockster17 Millennium Member

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    “I have too much ammo”
    -said no ever.
    Bring the p365

    The more ammo you have in the gun isn’t so you can shoot more, but reload less!
     
  6. willie_pete

    willie_pete NRA Life Member

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    Take both;


    New York Reload.
     
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    willie_pete NRA Life Member

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    Well, of course, except the guys that were on fire or drowning.


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  8. Wurger

    Wurger

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    Orlando and then the keys. Does Orlando have more restrictive carry laws?
     
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    Sharkey

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    No offense to those in Orlando but I hated it. Granted we went as tourists to Universal and stayed at a time share resort. Clearwater was cool though.
     
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    Municipalities in Florida are not allowed to enact more stringent laws than the state when it comes to firearms. You will find that more businesses will have signs preventing concealed carry in the bigger cities though.
     
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    willie_pete NRA Life Member

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    No, except for the major attractions.
     
  12. collim1

    collim1 5ft of fury. The champ is back!

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    My travel gun is always my 442. It can go anywhere concealed in any clothing. Which means it never gets left behind. No chance if it being stolen from the hotel room or a rental car.

    Yes it’s capabilities are somewhat limited. But it’s incredibly versatile. A speed strip and a pocket holster and it disappears as a discreet carry option.

    But it also shines OWB under a light cover garment and a speed loader pouch gives you a viable reload when speed counts.

    And it’s in a very capable caliber.
     
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    Higher chance of your bag being stolen off the beach when you are in the water. You are with your son, think avoid, escape/evade. Any of those guns would do but personally, I would go with capacity.
     
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    I think that quite a bit depends on what you plan on doing and how your are "getting about", where you will be in the evenings....are you a city or country "aware person" .
    You are traveling with your 10 year old, I "assume"...a Disney/Orlando visit ??
    If so, and you are only going to be in a "park" or one of the "local" hotels don't get too worried, also weapons are prohibited at Disney and Universal... (and really not needed)
     
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    While Disney and Universal are the ultimate gun free zones it’s not illegal to carry there. Their corporations restrict carry and Disney (I’m not sure about Universal) use magnetometers and wands. Years ago I carried at all the parks with no issues. Now I wouldn’t try it. The rest of central Florida is like all of Florida and is gun friendly. Look up Gary Slider’s website for a good law briefing. handgunlaw.us
     
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    don't bring nothing!!!!! buy an AR 15 here is better. and get at least 6 mags and plenty of ammo. and should be fine , hence the word fine.
     
  17. Wurger

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    Actually. I’m now seriously thinking of taking my P365. Replacement cost on the CM9 is $350, replacement cost on the P365 is $500. I’m thinking the four extra rounds is worth the extra $150 if the pistol is stolen. I’ve watched too many ASP videos where the defender with a 6 shot revolver runs dry and loses his life as a result.
     
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    ChuteTheMall Wallbuilder and Weapon Bearer

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    LCP, because cover garments are rare, your attacker won't be wearing a shirt, you'll be pocket carrying Florida style in flimsy wet nylon shorts, without a holster other than a synthetic pocket holster. Lightweight to avoid printing because concealment matters.

    If your gun is too big or too heavy, you'll look like this:
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    I’ll take the 365 over any Kahr.
     
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    CM9 is the better pocket gun of all the choices mentioned. it's small enough so there's not only room enough for the gun in your pocket, but there's room enough to get your hand in there with the gun to easily and rapidly draw the gun.

    Practice shooting the gun to be sure that it's reliable and to become familiar with it, and then with the gun loaded with snap caps, practice drawing and firing it.