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By NRA Staff
May 31, 2013

Choosing a carry gun can be one of the most difficult decisions a firearms owner can ever face. You have to consider stopping power, capacity, comfort, safety and sheer practicality. It’s a balancing act, and one worthy of careful consideration. Here are 10 choices made by some of the editors and contributors in NRA Publications. What did (or will) you choose? Let us know.

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Latest Comments

Floyd wrote:
March 30, 2014

The pistol that I carry may or may not be suitable for another person. What I believe is important is what the person feels comfortable carrying. If the pistol is not on your person, it is useless. Don't get me started on which holster to use.....

Mike wrote:
March 29, 2014

Ninety nine percent of the time I carry a S&W M&P shrouded hammer snubbie ( 340 ) in an Alessi IWB holster loaded with Buffalo Bore 38 + P lswc hollow points. When entering high crime areas I also carry my M&P 40 compact in another Alessi holster.

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