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I have eyeballed this little gun for a while and had some Christmas money to spend, so I picked one up at Get Some Guns & Ammo. I have to say for what it is I am really happy to have this little pocket gun. It is easily concealable, lightweight and comfortable to carry.

When I got it home my wife was looking it over, she liked it so much she went and bought one too. We had a chance to go shoot them Friday night and we both really like the guns a lot. We shot distances from 5 to 7 yards and consistently hit marks. There's not much for sights on these little guns, but we were able to easily hit targets at close range. For the price ($199) they can't be beat.
 

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What version is it? Does it have the enhanced sights or the original low profile sights? I have one of the originals and was thinking about upgrading. I painted my front post with orange paint, that helped ALOT. I have the laser version but its too hard to see in bright light.

I know its tempting to keep that tiny thing tiny... but you will really love it if you put a grip on it, I went with this and it made a dramatic difference:

http://www.amazon.com/Hogue-Handall-Hybrid-Ruger-Sleeve/dp/B015ZLB1LA

Oh and I tried a few different cases... and the one I stuck with ironically was the cheapest of all (paid $12 on sale), Ace Case:

https://acecase.com/pocket-holster-nylon-small-autos-2-snub-revolvers.html

I'm considering upgrading to some Wolf springs, 11# or 13#

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They are both original 2nd generations with low sights. We have looked at the Hogue grips and I am getting black and she is getting pink. I picked up a Bianchi leather pocket holster for mine already.

I watched some youtube videos with trigger upgrades, but I'm not looking to get fancy with this little pocket gun.
 

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This is what I mean by sight differences, original vs new. There are also internal differences in trigger LOP and other things.



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I forgot to mention the cheap Perfecta ammo you get at Wally World shoots really good also.
 

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Got the Hogue grips on them....wow! what a difference that makes. I am really liking these small pocket guns, and I find myself carrying more than I ever have before.
 

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A mouse gun like a 380 is good for 2 things --

- as a backup for your regular pistol, or

- for a lady.

Because they are so small the extended mag's are very nice with them so that you can get a full grip with your whole hand on these.

I am trying to get my sister to get interested in one of these, and if she does I will get her one in pink with an extended mag on it.

I'll also get her a leather purse with a shoulder strap and a special zipper compartment on the end of it for the gun.

My personal view is that all ladies should be armed with their own 380 -- in pink if they so desire.

Here is the Sig version of the extended 380 mag:

http://store.sigsauer.com/p238-7rd-380-acp-magazine-sig-sauer.html
 

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A mouse gun like a 380 is good for 2 things --

- as a backup for your regular pistol, or

- for a lady.

Because they are so small the extended mag's are very nice with them so that you can get a full grip with your whole hand on these.

I am trying to get my sister to get interested in one of these, and if she does I will get her one in pink with an extended mag on it.

I'll also get her a leather purse with a shoulder strap and a special zipper compartment on the end of it for the gun.

My personal view is that all ladies should be armed with their own 380 -- in pink if they so desire.
So if a lady shoots your a$$ with a .380 it will do more damage than if a guy shoots the same .380? I don't think so.....
 

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I think Karl means "moose gun, not "mouse" gun.

Hey, this thread reminds me of the guy (from SLC) on the snowmobile that used a .380 to shoot and kill a moose (in Wyoming) that got in his way on the snowmobile trail.

Boy, that was my favorite thread for like forever.

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My 300 RUM is a "moose gun" actually.

A moose gun is a good thing -- it will kill anything in North America.

Moose gun vs. mouse gun.

If you don't need a backup pistol then you don't need a mouse gun.

Unless you are female -- then a mouse gun is better than nothing.
 

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I think Karl means "moose gun, not "mouse" gun.

Hey, this thread reminds me of the guy (from SLC) on the snowmobile that used a .380 to shoot and killed a moose (in Wyoming) that got in his way on the snowmobile trail.

Boy, that was my favorite thread for like forever.

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This was my favorite thread...for this post of Goob's. Now it's not.
 

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Does this have the striker fired trigger? I had eyeballed those for a while, but the triggers were sooooo bad, I just couldnt stand the 1" trigger pull. I ended up with the LC9S and really like it. Fits nicely in the pocket and provides 7+1 with the pinkie piece on the mag. Very pleasant to shoot for a pocket pistol.
 

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My 300 RUM is a "moose gun" actually.

A moose gun is a good thing -- it will kill anything in North America.

Moose gun vs. mouse gun.

If you don't need a backup pistol then you don't need a mouse gun.

Unless you are female -- then a mouse gun is better than nothing.
I bet a woman could kill a moose with a 380 or even a 22 mag.
 
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