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    9mm carry for small hands

    Think female, petite, Asian. Thoughts?

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    9mm carry

    Think...Glock Model 19 or 23....!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1911 driver View Post
    Think...Glock Model 19 or 23....!!
    Noted...

    Not a huge fan of Glocks, but they are very nice weapons.

    What do you think about .380 PPK instead of a 9mm?

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    OK, so I'm neither female, petite or Asian, but I don't have large hands...
    How about the Walther P99? I find it to be comfortable than my Ruger.

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    Taurus 9mm Millennium Pro -
    1. mine has yet to fail or jam.
    2. really small grip for a double stack 9mm.
    3. If she is Filipina, tell her that all of us Filipinos own a Taurus Millennium 9mm. - or a Glock 23. What's her name? maybe I've seen her at the meetings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sambeaux View Post
    OK, so I'm neither female, petite or Asian, but I don't have large hands...
    How about the Walther P99? I find it to be comfortable than my Ruger.
    You sorta read my mind. I have been looking at the Walthers. LOL...I am neither female, petite or Asian either. Though my fiance is. I am thinking ahead of the game here. Ultimately, she will choose for herself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenn View Post
    Taurus 9mm Millennium Pro -
    1. mine has yet to fail or jam.
    2. really small grip for a double stack 9mm.
    3. If she is Filipina, tell her that all of us Filipinos own a Taurus Millennium 9mm. - or a Glock 23. What's her name? maybe I've seen her at the meetings.
    LOL! Indonesian...

    Thanks for the ideas, I will research immediately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenn View Post
    Taurus 9mm Millennium Pro
    Very nice! Will definately find its way into testing.

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    try out springfield emp.great gun

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacksmatrixxx View Post
    try out springfield emp.great gun
    Yeah, if you have been to the Springer section of this forum you will find that I am an SA 1911 fan. This was the first weapon that I thought of. You have good taste. This one will also find its way into her hand.

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    Try on the Kahr PM9 or the Keltec PF9 for size. They are smaller pocket guns in 9mm that fit small hands real well. Smaller than the typical subcompact.

    Something to keep in mind though for the petite person is that generally, the smaller and light weight the gun, the bigger the kick every time it goes bang. So using a smaller gun does require training and strength. A heavier gun (especially all metal) will generally shoot softer.

    Note: Don't construe there is any gun that does NOT require a proper amount of training and maintenance.
    Last edited by Wyatt; 05-06-2008 at 07:21 PM.

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    Once again, Khar PM9.

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    Thumbs up

    Kahr CW9. Light good for small hands and very accurate. I shot one Sunday and I am sold on them. Your wife will love it. Good luck.

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    my wife did not like the 1911 platform until she shot it.i now have her ruger
    she carrys the emp.

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    Kahr PM9, CW9 or P9

    All three are easily concealable, especially the PM9

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    +1 for Kahr.

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    Requirements:

    9mm
    small hands

    Needs:

    single stack
    no finger grooves on grip - grooves force fingers of small hands to spread
    longer slide - soft shooting, controllable muzzle flip, longer sight radius for accuracy
    DA/SA or SAO - short, light SA trigger
    Avoid DAO - long , heavier trigger pull

    Suggest:

    Kimber Aegis II Custom (best)
    HK P7M8
    Walther P5
    SA EMP

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    Kahr
    Sig P239 SAS/DAK

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    S&W M&P comes with small, medium and large grip inserts.

    Worth a try.

    They perform quite well.


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    Small hands doesn't always mean small gun. You can find Guns such as the HK P30 which has adjustable backstrap and side pannel sizes. Also consider the M&P (compact maybe?).

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