Firearm enthusiasts, I'm looking for your input.

Just a couple of years ago, I didn't think I would ever become a "gun guy." Growing up, I was never really exposed to the firearm life in my household, so I never really thought about guns as a hobby or having them around for home defense. Well that all change for me for a number of reasons and now I have a new addiction on my hands.

Right now I'm looking at picking up a couple of compact pistols. As I'm not afraid to say it or ask opinions or questions, I am new to this whole world and want to know everything I can about it. My friends offer up a lot of great advice, but I figured I would reach out to the world as well. So, what are your favorite compact firearms for concealed carry?

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As of right now, I have my eyes on four different firearms. When given the fact that my budget isn't the greatest and the fact that I have obnoxiously big hands, these four have been recommended the most to me by my friends. They are...

Sig Sauer P365 XL

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The P365 is probably the most recommended by my friends.

Smith & Wesson M&P Shield M2.0

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I've heard nothing but good things about the Shields.

Springfield Armory Hellcat

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Let's be honest, this thing just looks badass and has a sweet name.

Taurus G3c

Chris Monroe
Chris Monroe

The G3c, from what I have been told, gives you a lot of bang for your buck. Sorry, really didn't want to use that pun.

What is your favorite? What works well for you? Let me know in the comments.

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