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Chiplexic
08-18-2012, 20:28
I have a Glock 26, but often find it's thickness to be a comfort problem while carrying IWB.
Yup,I know the routine...good belt,over sized pant waist,quality holster...etc.

But with all the extra thin pistol brands and models out there I'd like to hear which one you've tried and concluded was your favorite?

Restless28
08-18-2012, 20:31
Walther PPS.

rilkil23
08-18-2012, 20:32
Ruger LC9. Had it over a year and I trust it. Yes the trigger sucks.

hoghunter82
08-18-2012, 20:34
I'll sum it up in one response: Shield, P238, LC9, P38T, Kahr PM9, LCP, P938, HK P7, XDs, PPS, and of course the guy that will say he CCWs a full size 1911 so he wants to know why you can't carry a G26.


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BL33D 4 M3
08-18-2012, 20:36
Kimber Solo

greyhoundafw
08-18-2012, 20:39
Kahr CM9

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jrpro130
08-18-2012, 20:39
Kahr CW9, CM/PM9, Shield/XDS (preference).

I stiill find myself going back to the 27 though...just can't beat it. I just dress around it.

ronin.45
08-18-2012, 20:43
PM9 for thin, but I prefer my 26

Mr Wasabi
08-18-2012, 20:49
Currently an XD-S or MK9 Elite 03.

byf43
08-18-2012, 21:22
I'll sum it up in one response: Shield, P238, LC9, P38T, Kahr PM9, LCP, P938, HK P7, XDs, PPS, and of course the guy that will say he CCWs a full size 1911 so he wants to know why you can't carry a G26.


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Wasn't full-size. I used to conceal carry a Combat Commander.

My daughter's b/f is a U.S. Capitol police officer, and he conceals his G22 quite well under a T-shirt.
That is NO B.S.

Dan Glock
08-18-2012, 21:26
Walther PPS

photoguy
08-18-2012, 21:31
Walther PPS (although I'm cool with the G26 too)

KY23
08-18-2012, 21:33
Glock 36. Just bought one and haven't even fired it yet. It feels so damn good though. I've been wearing it around the house in a crossbreed holster.

The thinnest Glock made.

hogship
08-18-2012, 21:35
Kahr MK40 and LCP......both good for IWB

ooc

Droid noob
08-18-2012, 21:56
The Shield is more comfy, but my 27 sees more time right now. I have no idea, why I prefer it either. Maybe the warm fuzzy feeling of a couple more rounds? Idk.

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LabTech
08-18-2012, 21:59
Shield.

KY23
08-18-2012, 22:21
The Shield looks interesting for sure. I hadn't heard of it before this thread. I'd like to see one in person. Its only a little bit thinner than a Glock 36 almost the same capacity and its only 9mm or .40. If it didn't have a manual safety I'd be interested in it.

ArmoryDoc
08-18-2012, 22:34
Smith and Wesson 908 and Colt 1911's. Any of them are good to go.
http://app.onlinephotofiler.com/Img1/A_7/8/1/6/226187/43a001f01c754fc3a4c2dc3d685adfe7.JPG?uid=d94ec204-2f79-4c20-ae8f-adc572db82e2
http://app.onlinephotofiler.com/Img1/A_7/8/1/6/226187/7546e3b840f24f66b8ba60fef0826975.JPG?uid=3572eec5-0619-45fe-8e2e-3fd66e53d97e

Gokyo
08-18-2012, 23:54
Kahr P9

Is my favorite.

NeverMore1701
08-19-2012, 00:07
P238 is a great pocket gun. I don't do single stacks for belt carry.

simotek
08-19-2012, 00:17
Kahr CM9

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-x0p7mYG4RUs/T_n3g-Xx4qI/AAAAAAAAIIg/I2rGvGNykbU/s912/cm9vsg26back.jpg

G26S239
08-19-2012, 00:47
Kahr MK9. I want a PPS.

barth
08-19-2012, 01:01
I know you said G26.
And I know they are both double stack.
The width may well be the same too.
But the ergonomics of my P30 HK give me the feeling of a
narrow 1911 grip compare to my G27.

It's hard to believe that grip holds 13+1.
The Walter PPQ is like that too.

Hold those two guns and feel some of the best ergonomics in the business - IMHO.
http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg225/scaled.php?server=225&filename=dsc9125copyzj2.jpg&res=landing
http://www.tactical-life.com/online/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/walther-ppq-9mm.jpg

prez1967
08-19-2012, 01:09
http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn89/prez1967/G361.jpg

Springfield custom carry compact and glock 36...

The 26/27 is a bit thicker but not much... But it is smaller and it doesnt fit my hand very well...

prez1967
08-19-2012, 01:13
http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn89/prez1967/g363.jpg

Gregg702
08-19-2012, 01:17
J frames conceal very easily.

faawrenchbndr
08-19-2012, 05:48
Rohrbaugh R9

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c341/faawrenchbndr/2cebe9df.jpg

checkyoursix
08-19-2012, 06:05
If you want thinner without going micro, I woul recommend the PPS or, if you can find it, the Sig 225. Both great shooters, both fun to go to the range with.

3rdgen40
08-19-2012, 06:27
Shield

elde
08-19-2012, 06:32
PPS, Nano, Rohrbaugh in order of size.

dnuggett
08-19-2012, 07:03
XDS. Easily my favorite of the sub compacts. I have almost 1000 through mine. Just be leary of the extended mags.

http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x438/dnuggett/_DSC2469.jpg
http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x438/dnuggett/_DSC2471.jpg

John43
08-19-2012, 07:54
Kahr CM9.

linkscoach
08-19-2012, 08:04
Glock 36. Just bought one and haven't even fired it yet. It feels so damn good though. I've been wearing it around the house in a crossbreed holster.

The thinnest Glock made.

I've never been able to compare a 36 and 26 side by side. Is a 36 really thinner than a 26? I love my 30 but it can absolutely be on the chunky side in certain clothes.

KY23
08-19-2012, 09:07
I know you said G26.
And I know they are both double stack.
The width may well be the same too.
But the ergonomics of my P30 HK give me the feeling of a
narrow 1911 grip compare to my G27.

It's hard to believe that grip holds 13+1.
The Walter PPQ is like that too.

Hold those two guns and feel some of the best ergonomics in the business - IMHO.
http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg225/scaled.php?server=225&filename=dsc9125copyzj2.jpg&res=landing
http://www.tactical-life.com/online/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/walther-ppq-9mm.jpg

HK P30 is 1.37" wide and the Glock 26 is: 1.18". Thats a very big difference.

ca survivor
08-19-2012, 09:49
Rohrbaugh R9

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c341/faawrenchbndr/2cebe9df.jpg
Now that's class

CBennett
08-19-2012, 09:56
Ruger SR9c is noticeably thinner and I like mine much better than a Glock. Also the Walther PPS.

KY23
08-19-2012, 14:10
I've never been able to compare a 36 and 26 side by side. Is a 36 really thinner than a 26? I love my 30 but it can absolutely be on the chunky side in certain clothes.

The Glock 26 is 1.18" wide and the Glock 36 is: 1.10". On paper that doesn't sound like alot but in your waistband and in your hand it feels significant. 6+1 of .45 ACP in a gun thats about the same size as a Glock 19 but even thinner. Great CCW gun.

GlockFish
08-19-2012, 14:13
Kahr MK9.

Hdoc
08-19-2012, 14:26
I have a Glock 26, but often find it's thickness to be a comfort problem while carrying IWB.
Yup,I know the routine...good belt,over sized pant waist,quality holster...etc.


Kahr PM9, my EDC.

GlockPerfektion
08-19-2012, 14:35
The PF-9 is thin and light. It is also reliable with most any brands of quality 9mm ammo. The factory manual does call
for a 200 round break-in period, ...and I had no problems during the first 200 rounds. The many hundred rounds thereafter with both guns were also no problem. As to my 2 PF-9's: One has been 100% reliable, and the other only had one failure to feed with proper magazines. Could have been the ammo, you never really know...

I really like my hard chrome slide version more than my blued slide version. The blued slide really needs a coat of protectant at all times, since it really is not a S&W or Colt quality type blue finish. Lightly wipe the blue slide with oil/protectant rag as often as you can, especially if you use inside the waistband carry.

The magazines, however, can be hit-and-miss. Usually, the problem is that the magazine will not hold the slide open after the last shot. I have heard of bent and out-of-spec mags, but I have not experienced that problem.
Over the years, I have had 2 bad magazines that would not hold slide open after last shot ... I returned them to Kel-Tec with a courteous letter explaining problem ... and they promptly mailed me free replacements.

The PF-9 is NOT a range gun, ... you probably want to quit shooting it after a half dozen magazine changes ... and switch to shooting something else and come back to it later...maybe. It is a carry gun more than a shooter.

I carry the PF-9, or a S&W or Taurus .38 snubby, if I cannot for some reason take the Glock 26, ...usually due to clothing restrictions for concealed carry.

The PF-9 is a great gun, if for some reason you can't take the Glock 26 with you on that particular day. And finally, you can't beat the price, as well as the very good Kel-Tec customer service & repair group.

cowboy1964
08-19-2012, 14:36
I know you said G26.
And I know they are both double stack.
The width may well be the same too.
But the ergonomics of my P30 HK give me the feeling of a
narrow 1911 grip compare to my G27.

It's hard to believe that grip holds 13+1.
The Walter PPQ is like that too.

Hold those two guns and feel some of the best ergonomics in the business - IMHO.
http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg225/scaled.php?server=225&filename=dsc9125copyzj2.jpg&res=landing
http://www.tactical-life.com/online/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/walther-ppq-9mm.jpg

The P30 holds 15, not 13. The P30 is larger than a Glock 19. It's not a great concealed carry choice IMO. I've tried and it just doesn't work for me.

Bob Hafler
08-19-2012, 14:47
Kahr PM9 works for me.

glock2740
08-19-2012, 14:51
CCO or Officer sized 1911.

glock2740
08-19-2012, 14:57
Rohrbaugh R9

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c341/faawrenchbndr/2cebe9df.jpg
Good looking little gun Greg. I didn't know they made them with those grips. Sharp. :thumbsup:

dudel
08-19-2012, 15:13
Kahr cm9, Taurus pt709 slim, and Diamondback db9.

Along with my g37 and g26.

bstock
08-19-2012, 16:42
When im not ccw my g27 I carry a pm40 that just disappears under anything.

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elde
08-19-2012, 17:25
Good looking little gun Greg. I didn't know they made them with those grips. Sharp. :thumbsup:


Those are VZ Grips:
http://vzgrips.com/gun-grips/rohrbaugh-r9

GunAround
08-19-2012, 18:12
Kahr CM9

Love it for EDC!

sappy13
08-19-2012, 18:35
Sig p238 or kimber solo have been my favorite. Just sold the p238 thou, so solo is my main carry now
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Scott3670
08-19-2012, 18:59
Springfield XDs for me.

H&K .45 AUTO
08-19-2012, 19:06
When I want a carry pistol with a thin grip, that instantly equates to a single stack in my mind. Of those that I have owned, I can give the nod to the Officer's model, or Commander from Colt, as well as to the Makarov. The 1911 being bigger/heavier, and the Commie pistol being just a fabulous example of a pistol that's small enough to be easilly concealed, yet heavy enough to know that you're packing some heat.

mdrums
08-19-2012, 19:33
Just sold my G27...to thick for light weight clothing here in Florida...I tried. I've been carrying a S&W .380 Bodyguard. Actually a really really nice pocket gun.

I've been renting the Shield, PPS, Nano at the range and borrowed my friends new Kahr PM9.

I've shot 2 different PM9's. Range gun had major fte issues. My friends was much better but had 1 nose dive in 200 rounds. Zero issues in hundreds of rounds with the Shield and PPS.

Problem is I can't find a Shield anywhere local or semi local. I found a PPS yesterday for $549. Is the PPS worth $100 more than the equal feeling, built and shooting Shield?

Lampshade
08-19-2012, 19:39
Problem is I can't find a Shield anywhere local or semi local. I found a PPS yesterday for $549. Is the PPS worth $100 more than the equal feeling, built and shooting Shield?

If you've shot them both and like them equally, I'd be inclined to say that no, its not worth an extra $100. The PPS does have a rail though, not sure if the Shield does or if that matters to ya.

I don't think the Shield would be any harder to carry than the PPS based on some comparison photos I just looked at.

I do have a PPS and like it very much.

cessnastud
08-19-2012, 20:25
Kahr K9 and Glock 36. In that order.

brisk21
08-20-2012, 09:05
Walther PPS.

SigFTW
08-20-2012, 09:14
Kimber Solo :supergrin:

http://i1243.photobucket.com/albums/gg558/SigFTW1/IMG_0541.jpg

TxDoubleAgent
08-20-2012, 09:20
Walther PPS

eaglefrq
08-20-2012, 09:28
SA EMP 9mm (9+1) or Shield (7+1 or 8+1 w/mag extension)

Ocean_glocker
08-20-2012, 09:58
I just got the SA XD-s and I love it, it has replaced my G26 as my EDC and I'm already meeting a guy to sell the 26...

-Super slim
-45 acp
-5 +1 for pocket carry
-7 +1 for OWB/IWB carry

best all arounder for me. It's got me wondering whether to looking into the XDm vs G17 as my house gun...

just my 2 cents...

JT2GUNS
08-20-2012, 12:13
Kel Tec PF9

federali
08-20-2012, 12:36
Kahr Arms P9

Broblaker
08-20-2012, 12:42
Kel-Tec PF9.


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TxGun
08-20-2012, 12:45
Walther PPS. :thumbsup:...but I do like the G26 also.

Fuerte
08-20-2012, 12:49
Beretta Nano.

ZO6Vettever
08-20-2012, 12:50
I have a Glock 26, but often find it's thickness to be a comfort problem while carrying IWB.
Yup,I know the routine...good belt,over sized pant waist,quality holster...etc.

But with all the extra thin pistol brands and models out there I'd like to hear which one you've tried and concluded was your favorite?

You may be the best shooter your range has ever seen but if your target is moving, maybe more than one target and returning fire you will be wishing you had the extra rounds the G26 will carry with very little bulk. 12+1 with the Glock +2 mag extensions is a great little combo. Try OWB or maybe just behind the belt. That's how my wife carrys her G26. I carry a G30 OWB. Like Tony Little says, "you can do it"!

Dave.1
08-20-2012, 13:58
S&W 3913
http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g466/darock2/SWTech/39133web.jpg

Dave

ChuteTheMall
08-20-2012, 14:18
Kel-Tec PF9.


Good enough for Kono on Hawaii 5-0

:hearts:

https://www.imfdb.org/w/images/thumb/8/82/Hawaii_Five0_PF-9.jpg/601px-Hawaii_Five0_PF-9.jpg

Bren
08-20-2012, 14:21
I have a Glock 26, but often find it's thickness to be a comfort problem while carrying IWB.
Yup,I know the routine...good belt,over sized pant waist,quality holster...etc.

But with all the extra thin pistol brands and models out there I'd like to hear which one you've tried and concluded was your favorite?

Walther PPK/S is my most common gun for IWB, followed by my Browning Hi Power.

ColdDayInHell
08-20-2012, 14:23
My SR9c is a tad bit thinner than the G26. I am buying a G19 soon! Can't wait.

OMEGA5
08-20-2012, 16:58
Hands down, a G36:number1:

dakrat
08-20-2012, 18:05
M&P Shield.

barth
08-20-2012, 18:33
Double Stack? HK P30 40
Single Stack? Sig P239/357
https://www.t-mobilepictures.com/myalbum/thumbnail/photo43/39/be/bd8a31268bb3__1344737171000.jpg?tw=0&th=720&s=true&rs=false

Dawolf
08-20-2012, 19:39
Formerly, a PPS, now a Baretta nano.

GLOCK17DB9
08-20-2012, 19:42
still looking after my DB9 disappointment!:crying:

ldcarson
08-20-2012, 20:32
Was back and forth between my g26 and CZP07 Duty. I liked the Duty alittle better that teh 26, but I just bought an XD-S and all I can say is wow. Love the gun and love the size. It carries less ammo, but its a 45, only need to hit the target once. :-)

razorbacker
08-20-2012, 21:06
Sw 3913 & 3914

JRS
08-21-2012, 11:45
Carrying a 709 and have zero complaints (great trigger, external safety, reliability), but just can't shake the xds out of my head. Found a sample to fondle yesterday, and it felt perfect, and pretty much identical to my 709 in terms of dimensions.

stmcelroy
08-21-2012, 22:24
Springfield Armory XDS in .45acp followed closely by the S&W Shield in 9mm.

Ocean_glocker
08-22-2012, 07:22
Springfield Armory XDS in .45acp followed closely by the S&W Shield in 9mm.

How do those two compare? My wife held my XD-s and the first thing she said is could she get one in 9mm. i know SA has it in the works but the shield is out now...

stmcelroy
08-22-2012, 08:08
How do those two compare? My wife held my XD-s and the first thing she said is could she get one in 9mm. i know SA has it in the works but the shield is out now...

They're pretty close size wise, the Shield being a little larger(and that might be just me). Both shoot great and are capable of really good groups, I'd say the Shield was as accurate or more than my fullsize M&P 9.

If you took the .45vs9mm choice out, it would be really hard for me to decide between the two of them. I don't care for the safety on the Shield is really the only negative for me to either.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v655/stmcelroy/Guns/580858_474124239265623_787306492_n.jpg

HexHead
08-22-2012, 08:19
Walther PPK/S is my most common gun for IWB, followed by my Browning Hi Power.

Now that's going old school!

Lior
08-22-2012, 08:22
Non-gun related recommendation: lose some weight and stay fit.
Gun options to consider: any single stack 1911; H&K P7M8.
I have little experience with really compact pistols that fire potent rounds, so I cannot recommend any.

Ocean_glocker
08-22-2012, 08:35
Springfield Armory XDS in .45acp followed closely by the S&W Shield in 9mm.

They're pretty close size wise, the Shield being a little larger(and that might be just me). Both shoot great and are capable of really good groups, I'd say the Shield was as accurate or more than my fullsize M&P 9.

If you took the .45vs9mm choice out, it would be really hard for me to decide between the two of them. I don't care for the safety on the Shield is really the only negative for me to either.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v655/stmcelroy/Guns/580858_474124239265623_787306492_n.jpg

Thanks, for that... I guess I'll wait.

Shipwreck-The-Sequel
08-22-2012, 09:22
M&P SHield

http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g320/mistershipwreck/doubleshield.jpg

Ocean_glocker
08-22-2012, 09:32
M&P SHield

http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g320/mistershipwreck/doubleshield.jpg

Nice... A Shield for your Shield

jrpro130
08-22-2012, 13:32
I'm hooked on the shield as well. But I mix it up withe the kahr cw9. I love the grip/feel of the kahr but the trigger is soooo nice on the shield.

After shooting both it's still a toss up. I do like some things about the kahr, and I do like things about the shield.

Virtually same size

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a185/jrpro130/31A969C6-C4D8-4C6F-975D-54C3C1E89657-6352-00000441BA5DE937.jpg

Either way they both go bang and are easy to carry. I shoot both well and I've got no lack of confidence with either.


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Apetrulis01
08-22-2012, 15:03
I carry a glock 22 in a nice leather holster, holds tight to the body. I just wear a T-shirt and no one can tell. Most people are surprised that I am carrying a Glock 22, no printing at all. If you have a good holster it will hold the pistol just as close as a IWB with the pain.

Adam

hsprincipal
08-22-2012, 16:19
Beretta Nano and Kahr CW9

tpr7304
08-22-2012, 17:41
Kahr CM9

AWGD8
08-22-2012, 18:11
My avatar...( Sig P938 & XDs 45 ) =)

wwcadre
08-23-2012, 10:32
My Walther PPS all day long. Love it.

Warp
08-23-2012, 10:51
Smith and Wesson 642

rohanreginald
08-23-2012, 10:57
Thinner-springfield 1911
Smaller all around-kel tec pf9


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cal45
08-24-2012, 06:24
XDs .45ACP

http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/3500/xds1b.jpg

Ocean_glocker
08-24-2012, 07:38
XDs .45ACP

http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/3500/xds1b.jpg

Dang the bi-tone looks good... I can't wait for a Bi-tone XD-s 9mm!!

Ken43
08-24-2012, 17:57
When I can't carry my 26, I either carry my G-36 or my Kahr PM9. That is my order of preference.

CDR_Glock
08-24-2012, 18:04
Sig P938 or any 1911.

grit
08-24-2012, 18:40
Kahr CM9. It carries easily, hides well, and shoots accurately. It is quite easy for summer carry in my cargo shorts pocket in a PJHolster. I also carry it OWB in a Don Hume JIT and it rides nice and close under an untucked shirt.

In the winter, I usually change over to my Glock 26, IWB with a SuperTuck, as I wear jeans and the pockets are harder to access.

burttrans
08-24-2012, 19:01
I am with many of you I find the size of the CM9 perfect. In the summer I can pocket carry in a Desantis holster in cargo shorts or winter go IWB. I just picked up a new Glock 19 Gen 4 in Flat Dark Earth and may try carrying it some in the fall and winter.

AWGD8
08-24-2012, 19:27
My avatar...( Sig P938 & XDs 45 ) =)


http://i45.tinypic.com/6ivb4m.jpg

http://i45.tinypic.com/2j4ybt5.jpg

http://i49.tinypic.com/15ygr9.jpg

http://i50.tinypic.com/dwqd1c.jpg

AWGD8
08-24-2012, 19:33
Everytime I see my Glock 39 45 GAP next to my XDs 45, they remind me of the Judds sisters.... =)

http://i45.tinypic.com/2cp7vx3.jpg

cal45
08-24-2012, 21:12
Everytime I see my Glock 39 45 GAP next to my XDs 45, they remind me of the Judds sisters.... =)

http://i45.tinypic.com/2cp7vx3.jpg

And the thinner one shoots the real .45ACP round. :supergrin:

tedwhite
08-26-2012, 14:10
Beretta Nano, 7/8" wide.

Probably that narrow because there's no slide stop on the left side. Slide locks back only on an empty mag.

Beanie-Bean
08-26-2012, 15:15
In no particular order:

P238HD:

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g64/Beanie-Bean/SIG/IMG_8706.jpg

Shield 9:

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g64/Beanie-Bean/SnW/IMG_8704.jpg

XD-s:

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g64/Beanie-Bean/SA/IMG_8814.jpg

faawrenchbndr
08-26-2012, 16:10
G26 1.18" wide
XDs 1" wide
S&W Shield .95" wide
Rohrbaugh R9 .812" wide. :cool:

Shipwreck-The-Sequel
08-26-2012, 16:28
The Shield!

x2

http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g320/mistershipwreck/doubleshield.jpg

tacops5372
08-26-2012, 16:32
Kimber SIS pro or Khar MK9. Just depending on the day..

NailShooter
08-26-2012, 17:08
I own both the G26 and the MK9. So my vote is for the MK9 if you need to go smaller/thinner. It doesn't feel any lighter than the G26 but it is every bit as accurate. Its weight dampens recoil nicely but I mainly carry my G26 or 27 for the extra capacity.


Nail

Sgt01
08-30-2012, 22:28
Kahr CW9. Thin, lightweight, SWEET shooter.

ZombieJoe
08-30-2012, 23:26
Kahr K9 and LCP

skud_dusty
08-31-2012, 07:03
I don't know if it's any thinner, but I used to carry Glocks and know how you feel. They just felt extremely chunky IWB. I switched to an M&Pc and love it. It's between the G19 and G26 side wise, but because the slide is more contoured it feels better IWB. Just one man's experience, but you might want to see if you like them :)

WoodenPlank
08-31-2012, 07:49
Hk P7.

Nakanokalronin
08-31-2012, 08:04
I've tried many slim, single stack guns for IWB and I've concluded that the best one for year round carry while also being very well made with wonderful shootability is the S&W Shield.

the_tenth007
08-31-2012, 21:46
Hk P7.


This...agreed!

n0leafcl0ver
08-31-2012, 21:51
springfield xds, keltec pmr30.

Jade Falcon
08-31-2012, 22:02
Wasn't full-size. I used to conceal carry a Combat Commander.

My daughter's b/f is a U.S. Capitol police officer, and he conceals his G22 quite well under a T-shirt.
That is NO B.S.

I'm carrying my G22 quite comfortably under a XXL button-up shirt in a OWB holster. I wouldn't carry anything less with the current rash of shootings.

Just out of curiosity, how big is your daughter's BF? I'm 5' 6" tall, with baggage around the middle tipping the scales at about 197 lbs.

razorbacker
09-01-2012, 15:06
Boy you guys sure cause trouble. For years I've been happy with Glocks and SW 3913's &3914's for carry now reading this thread has me looking at some of the newer single stack 9mm's. One LGS as a like new in the box PPS for $530 OTD, another LGS has a Shield you can fondle but you must go on the waiting list at $399+tax. Can't decide on the PPS or the Shield. There is not opportinuty to shoot either but the Shield feels a little more natural in the hand. The word "quality" jumps out while fondling the PPS. Decisions, decisions. Thanks for all the info you guys have shared in this thread, anticipating a new purchase is always exciting.

ArmoryDoc
09-02-2012, 09:49
The Sig P-938 is much thinner than the Glock and both are 9mm. The 938 is single stack.

https://cache.nebula.phx3.secureserver.net/obj/QjQ0N0Q3MzA5MUM5NkVCRTNCMDc6MGJmMjBiZDNhNThmMGY0NDAwYWVjNmY1ZTkyOWJhYWE=?uid=a77c17b4-5b1a-4f35-bba5-f99341cd9155
https://cache.nebula.phx3.secureserver.net/obj/QjQ0N0Q3MzA5MUM5NkVCRTNCMDc6NmUyNzI4Yzc3ZWYwZDNlMTdlNTFhMzdkMDA2NmM2ZWY=?uid=8545c6d6-3584-4d2e-a6bc-80a021e7c383
https://cache.nebula.phx3.secureserver.net/obj/QjQ0N0Q3MzA5MUM5NkVCRTNCMDc6OWZkM2I3YzMzNzgwNmM1ZjYxMDJhNzE2YjU3NWU1MmU=?uid=dc67291b-a1a2-4a14-b741-a4569314e96b

JD_19x9
09-02-2012, 09:58
1. Kahr CW9 (Still trying to find a good AIWB holster)
2. Ruger LCP CT (DeSantis Pocket )
3. Kel-Tec P32 (DeSantis Pocket)
4. Bersa Thunder 380 (N82Tactical)

barth
09-02-2012, 12:43
Sig Sauer P239/357
https://www.t-mobilepictures.com/myalbum/thumbnail/photo36/3b/c7/d35bf19ef4d6__1322778218000.jpg?tw=0&th=720&s=true&rs=false
Kahr MK40 Elite
https://www.t-mobilepictures.com/myalbum/thumbnail/photo42/7b/64/a84dcf2de627__1333820178000.jpeg?tw=0&th=720&s=true&rs=false

SK2344
09-02-2012, 14:44
I have to go with my Walther PPS. I bought it with the hope of using it for EDC in a Pocket Holster. This worked out fine and I was happy with the gun with It's interchangable back strap and 3 mag sizes but things changed and I decided to carry a .45 cal gun and now I carry the G36 in my Pocket Holster.

awpk03s
09-02-2012, 19:52
Springfield XD-S 45ACP here.

carbuncle
09-03-2012, 23:17
Walther PPS.

This, I've carried a G26 and the PPS with the latter being much more comfortable and concealable.

Posted from my busted old G2 on T-mobile's sorry network.

fowler
09-04-2012, 05:01
My wife has had no problems with her G26 for ccw or any jam's or reliability problems of the lesser brands. She carry's it every day. Great auto!

tedwhite
09-10-2012, 20:49
Beretta Nano, and I love Glocks and have several, but the Nano is narrower and therefore when choosing to carry concealed it's nearly always my first choice.

xXaphan
09-10-2012, 21:54
Got an LC9 just for that reason, but honestly I pretty much always run the 26. I just don't trust anything else. The g26 will fire every time and hit exactly what I'm aiming at. Not sure any other ccw will earn the same level of trust. It's worth a little discomfort IMO.

stihlmanz
09-11-2012, 21:20
Springfield XDs .45 is an amazingly thin pistol..! I love mine.

fowler
09-12-2012, 09:11
I love the G26 for IWB or outside carry in a winter coat pocket in the winter. But I allso like my Berretta Nano for a pocket auto. The G26 is not a true pocket auto,but a sub compact. The Nano fits in a Blackhawk N-3 pocket holster in my Jeans,hiking shorts and dress pants,dockers etc. It has replaced my J-frame's for this duty. The Nano is made as well as the Glock G26 and has proven to run out of the box 100% for 300rds of assorted ammo. It eats the +P and WW 127+P+ without harsh recoil. The Nano is the perfect weight for for defence ammo and double taps with control. Anything less would make it a weak micro nine like the Kahr,Ruger 9mm, Solo which fall apart and have short service life's. The Nano can stand up like the G26 to lot's of shooting. The barrel on the Nano is so strong it will hold up to a total barrel blockage of a stuck bullet. Thankyou Berretta for making this Nano a stout accurate reliable pocket auto. This auto makes the 380 not needed. More power ,less kick and cheaper ammo than the 380. The sites and accuracy of the Nano are outstanding.

boomhower
09-12-2012, 09:17
I picked up a P938 Extreme for the size, with height and thinness being priorities. I'm still putting it through it's paces but I love it so far.

rich52us
09-12-2012, 13:31
Springfield EMP 9.:supergrin:

tuamike
08-27-2013, 20:03
http://i45.tinypic.com/6ivb4m.jpg

http://i45.tinypic.com/2j4ybt5.jpg

http://i49.tinypic.com/15ygr9.jpg

http://i50.tinypic.com/dwqd1c.jpg



What is the holster on the P938 in the last picture?

bac1023
08-27-2013, 20:13
You know this thread is a year old, right?

AWGD8
08-27-2013, 20:15
What is the holster on the P938 in the last picture?

It is from www.multiholsters.com

I recommend that if you decided to belt carry the P938, make sure that the holster covers the trigger safety lock on both sides. Ask them to design that for you. Sometimes, i found the safety trigger lock down in firing mode with hot round and cocked, I guess bec. I carry it cross draw? So I use the p938 For summer pocket carry only and the XDs45 for winter.

The pocket holster in this video covers both sides of the trigger safety lock on the Sig.

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uq-iXT8qo3s&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Duq-iXT8qo3s

cowboywannabe
08-27-2013, 20:33
Kahr PM9 or S&W 3953.

GlockFanWA
08-27-2013, 21:09
I have a Glock 26, but often find it's thickness to be a comfort problem while carrying IWB.
Yup,I know the routine...good belt,over sized pant waist,quality holster...etc.

But with all the extra thin pistol brands and models out there I'd like to hear which one you've tried and concluded was your favorite?

Glock 36 :)

big_gun_man
08-28-2013, 01:05
Springfield XDs