Well, first off, this is my first post, and I NEVER thought I'd be joining the likes of Glock Talk. As a die hard 1911 .45 fan, the idea was blasphemy. HOWEVER, this is the best Kahr forum I've found by far, and seeing as how I just picked up a new PM9 a week ago, this is the place for me. Hope you guys let me play along. I picked up a Kel-Tec 3AT a few months back with the idea of getting my CHL-my class is in a week now. The Kel-Tec has been a pain--many FTF's, FTE's, etc. I have finally gotten it to run perfectly, but only with Speer Gold Dots. Anything else and it chokes. While it's reliable with that ammo, I am wanting something a little more substantial and reliable and relegate the Kel Tec to a strictly sometimes/bug gun. I started looking around for an alternative and ran across the Kahrs. A buddy had a Mk9 for a while and I was impressed with it. I shopped around, and came home with a PM9. Stainless slide, no night sights. I put 150 rds of WWB through it with zero hiccups over the weekend. It runs like a charm. I broke it down and cleaned/lubed it up before shooting, and then again after. I am impressed with the tightness and quality of this gun. Miles ahead of the Kel-Tec. It's very accurate for such a small package, and the recoil is not bad at all. I've got a DeSantis Nemesis on the way. I figure I'll put another 50 rds of WWB through it, then 100 or so JHP's of some type to be sure, and then it will be good to go once I get my CHL. Thanks for all the info on this forum, it helped steer me in the right direction.