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Old 06-14-2020, 10:59 AM
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Thatís kind of like asking whatís the best martial art. There is no definition answer since there are just too so many variables.

Whatís best for one individual and more importantly, whatís best in a specific given scenario, the answer will often differ.

In a ranged gunfight, Iíd probably want my Glock 17, but itís big and relatively heavy and I donít believe being involved in a shootout as a civilian is at all likely. Probably akin to winning the powerball and getting struck by lightning on the same day odds. I just canít find more than a handful of cases where it has happened. In other words, itís simply not worth it.

If I get jumped and find myself on the ground or in pretty much any contact fight, I would want a hammerless snub revolver. Itís easy to carry, quick into action, is reliable in contact situations and offers excellent weapon retention.

I see contact scenarios being an infinitely more likely occurrence than ranged gunfights based on available evidence and what I feel is pretty much common sense and any non-contact situation is almost certainly still going to be very close and involve very few rounds being fired. So, my EDC is usually a lightweight enclosed hammer snub. Thatís just my opinion, others obviously see it differently. Ultimately, you have to do some research to make an informed decision yourself.

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What's the best pistol for concealed carry and Self Defense?
1. One which you'll actually carry.

2. One which you can shoot accurately and proficiently.

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It's like asking what's the best, blondes, brunettes, or redheads. Ten guys, ten different answers.
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The best pistol for you to carry is the one that you can carry well, shoot well, and is as close to 100% reliable as possible with your ammo.
I would pnlt add must be 9mm/38sp & up.
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Ten guys. One answer - "Yes."
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Everyone is different.

I alternate between:
1) M&P 340 no-lock with 357 Gold Dot Short Barrel usually in a DeSantis Nemesis front pocket rig, sometimes OWB in a pancake holster and
2) Glock 43X with 15 rounds of 124gr Gold Dot +P fed from Shield Arms S15 magazine in a Raven Concealment Vanguard IWB.
3) I also have a P365 with a sweet Grayguns flat trigger. It has an unusual shape grip that Iím having difficulty bonding with, no matter how hard I try.

Good luck in your search for the perfect EDC setup...
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