Smith and Wesson Bodyguard 380.

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  1. bigblue02_02jw

    bigblue02_02jw Green Belt

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    Just got one today. Downsized from the Glock 27 for CC purposes. It's a sweet little sucker.

    Anybody have any comments or advice on ammo, holsters or anything else?
     
  2. possenti

    possenti I knew all the rules-but the rules did not know me

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    Try the weapons sub-forum in the Stand-up section of Sherdog.

    Hopefully the mods will move this thread before the liberal government worshippers come along and call you a "baby-killer" for owning a handgun.
     
  3. bigblue02_02jw

    bigblue02_02jw Green Belt

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    Wow, I never even knew that existed. Thanks for the heads up.
     
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    This move forums yet?

    Thats quite a bit of a step down in stopping power from .40S&W to .380. Why didnt you go with the M&P shield in 9mm or something similar?
     
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    possenti I knew all the rules-but the rules did not know me

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    No prob. You a UK fan?

    I'm not, but that's my state...
     
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    Wrong forum, baby killer
     
  7. bigblue02_02jw

    bigblue02_02jw Green Belt

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    Size was the main reason.

    Yes and it's all good unless you root for the Ville.
     
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    Crying?
     
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    The ? should have gave it away...
     
  11. Pizzo Piccolo

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    Here's some advice. Keep it locked in your house.
     
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    Eh, I never understood why anyone would buy a semi-auto pistol with a sub 10 round capacity. If I am going to limit capacity that much, I would rather have the reliablity of a revolver, and get it with a cartridge that actually has some stopping power. But to each his own.
     
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    I gotta agree on people saying .380 is generally not a strong enough cartridge. What kind o carry problems were you having with the Glock? I carry a SIG P220 Carry Elite everyday and have never had an issue even wearing jeans and a T-Shirt.
     
  14. bigblue02_02jw

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    It just wasn't ever really comfortable for me (in the pocket or waist) and I really didn't like it not having a safety. I love Glock and think it's a great gun but I just wanted something smaller with a safety, not so much for me but for when my wife handled it and God forbid my daughter ever got a hold of it at least it would be a lot harder for her to get it to fire.
     
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    How about you just make it really fucking hard for your daughter to "get ahold" of your gun rather than making it an excuse to have a gun with a safety. And yes I am a gun owner and yes I come from a upbringing around firearms.
     
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    It's not an excuse at all. It was just a small part of the reason why I decided to get something different. And I plan on her never touching the gun but if she were to somehow get a hold of it then it is a lot harder to make the Bodyguard fire than a Glock.
     
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    How come you didnt go for a 9mm?
     
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    Size. It's smaller and lighter than all the 9mm that I looked at and bigger than the other 380's.

    It's just really nice, so far of course.
     
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