Posted May 9, 2016 11:00 am by Comments

By Robert Farago

Kahr MK9 (courtesy The Truth About Guns)

Finding the perfect carry gun requires the successful selection of size, action type (semi-automatic or revolver), trigger function, caliber, brand and (let’s face it) style. It also depends on how you’re going to carry. Open or concealed or open and concealed? Will you wear an inside-the-waistband or outside-the-waistband? Made from leather or Kydex? And so on. Here’s one simple rule to guide you to your perfect carry gun . . .

Buy the heaviest gun you can comfortably carry.

The heavier the gun, the easier it is to control. The more comfortable it is, the more likely it is you’ll carry it. Put another way, you want a carry gun that’s heavy enough to shoot accurately but not so heavy you won’t carry it.

Obviously, this is general guidance. You still have to make some, most, maybe even all of the choices listed above. And then some. But these decisions shouldn’t be your overriding concern. Rest assured that the rest of your choices won’t be as important.

For example, while a revolver is easier to manipulate than a semi-automatic, a semi-automatic offers greater capacity and the chance to reload under pressure (assuming you can reload a revolver in a gunfight is the definition of …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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