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Old 11-06-2014, 02:53 PM
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Been looking for a CCW for several months. I was heavily leaning towards the Sig 238 or 938. Then I saw the Beretta PX4 Storm subcompact. WOW!! Feels great in the hand. I love the DA/SA trigger. I like the decocker/safety mechanism. And I like the 13 round capacity mag. Plus the gun is smooth as butter.

But is it too big as a CCW? Anyone have one?

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I have a 238 ss, nice no issues, the 938's have had many issues, take a look at the cz rami, I have 3 cz's, flawless and highly accurate, even make me look good.

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I think you meant Beretta PX4. I have two of them in 9mm. Not a great carry gun IMOP.
Look at a SW wheel gun,say a 640-1 in 357. Only 5 shots but if the first one is placed right then the remaining four aren't needed. Great concealed gun and easy to draw from clothing due to no hammer.
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Originally Posted by DriftR View Post
I think you meant Beretta PX4. I have two of them in 9mm. Not a great carry gun IMOP.
Look at a SW wheel gun,say a 640-1 in 357. Only 5 shots but if the first one is placed right then the remaining four aren't needed. Great concealed gun and easy to draw from clothing due to no hammer.
Correct. I was typing too quickly. Beretta.
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I don't have any experience with the subcompact, but I do have the full size in 9mm Inox. Absolutely love the gun. For me, it's one of the prettiest modern polymer firearms out there and it's a soft shooter. The subcompact, in my eyes, loses some of that aesthetic appeal as it looks too squished and fat. Plus the subcompact loses the rotating barrel design that the larger PX4 line has and I'm convinced is what helps make it such a pleasant gun to shoot.

Have you tried the compact version rather than the sub? Might not be all that different in size/feel but you get the rotating barrel and a more proportional looking design.
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I have a .40 P4 Storm...I love it...excellent shooting..and a great fit.
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Coores and Semperfi - Do you carry your PX4? If so, where?

Coores - I'm not at all opposed to the Compact version. And you are correct ..... in the Compact, you get the rotating barrel. The SC has the tilting design. Both versions are of similar size.

If you buy any of the three model before 12/31, you get a $75 cash back from Beretta.
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Originally Posted by Schmaltz~Herring View Post
I have a 238 ss, nice no issues, the 938's have had many issues, take a look at the cz rami, I have 3 cz's, flawless and highly accurate, even make me look good.

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Now that is a bit of a stretch
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Originally Posted by chrisrack View Post
Coores and Semperfi - Do you carry your PX4? If so, where?

Coores - I'm not at all opposed to the Compact version. And you are correct ..... in the Compact, you get the rotating barrel. The SC has the tilting design. Both versions are of similar size.

If you buy any of the three model before 12/31, you get a $75 cash back from Beretta.
no carry for me. the full size is just too big.
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Look at the sig 290 as well as the Beretta Nano for CW. Both are DO. The Beretta storm is a great gun very safe and has a drop safety as well, but I prefer a Glock 19 because of capacity and size. If you go with a glock get the better trigger system which gives you a better reset and less pull ~3.5 -4lbs.
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With the right holster, the Compact is fine.
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Originally Posted by DriftR View Post
I think you meant Beretta PX4. I have two of them in 9mm. Not a great carry gun IMOP.
Look at a SW wheel gun,say a 640-1 in 357. Only 5 shots but if the first one is placed right then the remaining four aren't needed. Great concealed gun and easy to draw from clothing due to no hammer.
Second this gun, I have carried one going on 5-6 years now and I love it. Gotten so used to it I forget it's in my pocket sometime....
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Originally Posted by chrisrack View Post
Coores and Semperfi - Do you carry your PX4? If so, where?

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No,...just keep it in the office..but I have run a ton of rounds thru it.....fun to shoot.
A very nice build quality...great feel in the hand.
It's one of those ..when you pick it up..it has that "feel" to it.
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If you buy any of the three model before 12/31, you get a $75 cash back from Beretta.
Sweet!! Looks Like I will be heading to Fuquay Gun and Gold today!
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Chris, have you looked at the Nano? Just curious your thoughts. I want to like it because I'm a big Beretta fan, but with the spotty reliability history of the gun combined with it being striker fired, I'm very much on the fence. You could also try the new Pico in pink or purple
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Corey - I have looked and handled the Nano. I liked the specs on the gun but not the feel.

One of the above posters has me now thinking of a pocket revolver!! Maybe a ruger LCR 38
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