Kahr P9 vs Glock 26 .... etc

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  1. Gary F

    Gary F

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    dear gt women,
    i know, i know .... let her try them all & see which she is most comfortable with ...
    female friend of mine ... at least avg size hands. she has shot my gl 34, gl 26, sig 228, sig 220 (which she especially enjoyed ... and did well with ...!) competently. as i expected, she liked the thinner grip & easier reach upon holding the kahr 9, but has not yet shot one. we'll probably visit Firing Line in s phila ... as can't find anywhere else that has a p9 rental (or any kahrs for that matter...). i don't particularly like the kel tec 9 .... so i left it out of the equation.
    which gun(s) do you women feel more comfortable with?? Why??
    thank you ;f
    peace, gary ;S
     
  2. Suzy Cooke

    Suzy Cooke Big Dawgs 1894

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  3. tinagrrl

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    I'll second what Suzy says. I've got a G17, G26, G27, a Security Six in .357 and a New Model Blackhawk in .357.

    The 17 was a revelation to me -- it was easy to shoot, easy to aim, fell right into my hand and showed me I could hit what I aimed at.

    After that the G26 was a dream.

    The G27 is new, it's going to the range tomorrow.

    My only problem with revolvers is that they are messy -- the .357's are nice simply because I can shoot .38 Specials out of them, so I got accustomed to shooting them before going to the hot .357 Magnum loads

    Full size G17 if it fits her hand (it fit mine perfectly -- but I've got big hands) otherwise the G26 -- I find it sweet to shoot.
    tinagrrl
     
  4. Lew-G17

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    I'll post this for my wife since shes asleep.

    She recently tried an Kahr K9, a Keltec P11, and a Glock 17. She liked the 17 the best for comfort when shooting but shot most accurately with and liked the fit in her hand of the Kahr.

    I think it would depend upon planned use of the gun, range work and home defense, maybe the Glock. Occasional shooting and concealed carry the Kahr.
     
  5. Gary F

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    is this a relatively new pistol? has anyone shot this "LS" ...; if so, how does it compare to the glock, kahr, keltec? as my friend is a mother or three young children ..., the internal pistol lock would be an added bonus for when she's not at home and/or pistol otherwise unattended.
    hmmm, gary
     
  6. Cat91

    Cat91 Red Tabby

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    Tell her to try a Steyr M-9, S-9, or MA-1/9. They're built for small hands. And the M-9 has about the recoil of a .22! My husband's M-9 was the first semiauto I'd fired in years when we got it. It's really great. I'd have got an S-40 for myself if hi-cap magazines were available.

    When she's ready to move up to .40, try a compact Glock. I like my Glock 23 much better than the mini-Glocks like the 26 and 27, and both LEO and regular hi-caps are readily available for them.

    Miao, Cat
     
  7. Douglas in CT

    Douglas in CT Millennium Member

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    the Kahr K9 and MK9 are delightful pistols to shoot. :)

    FWIW:
    I like shooting the MK9 Elite better than the PM9 version.