Factors to Consider When Choosing the Best Handgun

Selecting the perfect concealed carry gun isn’t that difficult, but it will take some time. So, if you are a first time handgun buyer, this article is for you. If you stick to the following general guidelines, the salesperson at your regional gun store can help you decide on one that fits your needs. Handguns are a bit weak compared to other defensive weapons. However, if we want to equip ourselves for personal safety and practice our faith, we should carry handguns.


There are two or three alternatives to create: quality, size, capacity, feel, and concealability are the most critical, but the accessibility and price of magazines and components must also be considered. We’ve briefly (very briefly) outlined the main factors when deciding on a concealable gun. This is by no means a comprehensive overview. The few examples of manufacturers and ammunition should not be taken as a recommendation of any particular product; they are just examples.


Perhaps don’t be fooled by gun sellers and conversation warriors; the caliber elements, but only to a point. Guns are distant ice picks. They can be used to poke holes in things in a place, that’s all. Larger calibers generally mean slightly wider pockets. Once you reach that threshold, the rest of the calibers are a personal choice based on specific circumstances. It would be best if you chose at least the 9mm caliber. The tests show that any lower class (such as the .380 ACP) cannot reliably penetrate at least 12 inches while maintaining bullet density and expansion (more on expansion later). A cartridge of choice for some shooters is the legendary 10mm.

Capacity and Size

Size and capacity go hand in hand. A larger gun usually has more room to hold additional ammunition. Also, the quality alternative determines capacity. Considering that all pistol bullets are subjected to the same penetration test, and most of us know they only make holes, more holes are more effective at causing a bleed than slightly larger holes. In general, you are faster and more accurate with a more compact scale than with a larger one. Assuming we are at the limit of penetration, we need to get as many capsules as possible into the selected gun size.

The choice of size depends on your taste and how you plan to shoot. I’ve seen everything from boot and brace guns to shoulder holsters. They all work in their own way. The reader will have to make the decision based on their preference and ability to conceal the weapon. The general principle is that deep concealment requires very small guns, and routine waist carry could use normal-sized guns for normal-sized people.


No one can predict whether they like the weight of a steel-framed 1911 or the lightweight of a synthetic frame. The grip angle turns some shooters onto the Browning Hi-Power, and the same specific applies to the Glock versions. The gun needs to feel good on your head, not too big and not too small, it needs to work well, feel and grow with your arm. Don’t hesitate to go to a gun store and try to feel all the versions before buying anything. You need to feel good about your purchase, also in case you have doubts, don’t buy it. If you are 100% confident that the gun is in your hands, then you can feel good about your purchase, and you will get many years of pleasure from training, and if the worst happens, you will have a gun that feels like an extension of your will rather than the abysmal piece of metal in your hand.

Cost and Availability of Parts

Machine breakdown. Ensure the gun you choose has parts you can buy that won’t require weeks of repairs from the gunsmith. Magazines can be plentiful and cheap, or rare and very expensive, depending on the gun you have. One Glock magazine could carry 30. Looking for extra magazines was like looking for unicorns. I remember that magazines are like the brakes on a car: they wear out over the years and eventually need to be replaced.…

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