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Got my c&r looking for a compact ccw weapon what are my options

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I just got word back i reiceved my c&r and i was wondering what should i get for self defense,i want something small that i can get into my pocket not to bulky light in weight good stoping power and possbily with a safety switch what are good choices the cz might be to big for my needs i was thinking a 25 or something.



also were can i purchase c&r weapons online and have them shipped to me and are there any tricks of the trade i need to know
 
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Hungarian FEG PA-63 in 9x18 Mak basically a copy of the Walther 9 mm James Bond used. It is also my Avatar pic with Grips I made from walnut.

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You can find one for under 300 dollars.

In a Desantis Nemesis holster I can kidney carry wearing a T-Shirt.
 

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I just got word back i reiceved my c&r and i was wondering what should i get for self defense,i want something small that i can get into my pocket not to bulky light in weight good stoping power and possbily with a safety switch what are good choices the cz might be to big for my needs i was thinking a 25 or something.
OK, let me see if I have this right.

You're looking for a concealed carry weapon that also qualifies as a "C&R" firearm?

By definition, a "C&R" firearm would NOT be something I'd think about carrying "for real".

Assuming you do find the perfect "C&R" firearm at the price you like. Are you going to just carry it from day one?

How about shooting it on a regular basis, you know, to keep current on your carry gun?

If you're going to be a collector, that's one thing, but thinking seriously about carrying this as your Daily Carry Gun doesn't really sound like a good idea. Throw in a pocket carry, hopefully with a decent pocket holster and this still isn't looking like a good idea.

With that said, I'm open to ideas on why this is a good plan.

Remember, once you start to carry that weapon, you're in a whole different league and will have to change some of your plans and actions accordingly.

I'm not trying to be argumentative here, but I'm curious why you would select a "C&R" gun over something from this century.

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