Small hands?

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  1. circa81

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    For those with really small hands, like me, what double stack 9mm or bigger pistols do you use? I can only handle very few, like a glock or an XD.
     
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    I have a G19 and a Sig P229 in .40. My hands are on the small side, but I have no trouble with either gun.
     

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    I keep an eye out for the compact versions of handguns like the sig 228 , usp compact, and the glock 19
     
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    About nine months ago, I laid out a dozen pistols for my wife to choose, she went for the HK P2000.

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    She did pretty well the first time out...

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  5. NavDoc

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    I have small hands. I use either a Glock 23 or Bersa 9mm Compact a.k.a. 9UC.
     
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    My fiance has small hands, and we ended up getting her a G19. She has no issues with it.
     
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    I'm a smaller guy 5'8" 155lb so have smaller hands as well. I like the way my G27 feels.
     
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    My wife has small hands, and for her there is no double stack in existence that works. The SA EMP, however, is a perfect fit. I suspect the Kahr's might work for her also.
     
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    Those are 2 good pistols Doc. :thumbsup:
     
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    If you can hold a whopper you can shoot any of the compact or sub comp Glocks.

    My wife has tini hands, wears a size 4.25 ring and holds her G26 just fine.
     
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    I can't believe no one has mention it yet. You want a double stack in 9 and for a small hand.

    One of the first and one of the best: Browning Hi Power

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    That's a good choice oldnoob, but I can't reach the slide release with my thumb, which is important to me. It's also to big and heavy for me.
     
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    What about a single stack? The Kahr K-9 is a dream to hold and shoot. One of the finest pistols out there.

    If it has to be a double stack, the Ruger SR-9 is very kind to people will small hands. It is the best feeling double stack, double action 9mm I have felt. It is full sized though.

    For a compact double action, double stack 9mm, what about the CZ-P01?
     
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    Hummm... I can understand the weight part. But Hi Power has the smallest grip amount all the double stack 9s (That I'm award of). A pistol's size (full, compact, sub) matters little when it comes to location of slide stop/release. You might need to look into single stack polymer pistol like Walther PPS.
     
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    Actually... yup. That'd probably work.
     
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    What the hell is that?
     
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    Kahr has some really slim 9mms.
    Don't know if they're double stack though.

    Beretta 92 grip is slightly too round for my hand.
     
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    I recently preformed the grip-reduction using heat on a G19, flattening the hump at the bottom of the backstrap. It was a very good decision for me. My G19 fits my hands very well now.
    I'm headed to the range with this pistol tomorrow in fact.

    Several folks here at GT have done this.
    http://glocktalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1163184&highlight=heat
     
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