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Would you bet your life on a Kel Tec?

Discussion in 'Self Defense and Handgun Carry' started by austin.brown, Jun 5, 2011.

Would you bet your life on a Kel Tec

  1. Absoutley

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  2. Yes

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  3. No

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  4. I would rather have a pocket full of rocks

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  1. _CY_

    _CY_ Sharpshooter

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    just curious... how many rounds actually shot to arrive at the conclusion?

    my buddy shot one magazine on a new P3AT and deemed it reliable.
    I shot 3 magazines, jammed twice and deemed it unreliable. first mag shot without a hitch.

     
  2. Hobbes

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    My p32 has somewhere between 200 - 300 rounds and not a single hiccup.
    Of course, I fluffed and buffed as per the instructions above.
     
  3. cyberslider

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    The PF9 I had seemed to be pretty reliable when I fired it. I had it jam on me (FTE) 2 or 3 times in around 500 rounds or so. My wife had it jam on her at least once every magazine. I figured she was having issue handling the nasty recoil. It (the PF-9) was harsh to shoot. I didn't have any issues with accuracy with it. But, I wasn't double tapping or rapid firing either. I sold it. I won't buy another.
     
  4. Glocktogo

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    Mine has about 400 rounds down the pipe. Had a few malfs pre-fluff & buff (and within the break-in period), none since.
     
  5. DaveTec

    DaveTec Sharpshooter

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    I've got a p3at (380), a PF9(9mm), a PMR30 (.22 mag), Sub2000 (9mm Glock mags), PLR16 (.223 pistol).
    I've had mixed luck. The only great luck I've had is with their customer service. The p3at went back, came back like new. The PMR30 went back came back NEW.

    Would I trust my life with them? Yup, and do, daily. Two of them tho. One in my boot, and one in my truck.

    If they get lost, stolen, confiscated, etc.... it's no big deal. You go buy another.

    That PLR16 now, that's a dream to shoot! Throw in a 30rd pmag and go to town with the holo sight! Can's and hogs don't stand a chance! Too loud for self defense tho. (unless you had time to prepare). That thing goes bang EVERY time. As does the SUB2000.
     
  6. langston302

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    over 600 on the p32.......only 200ish on the lcp
     
  7. steelhorse

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    Is this a trick question? Is the Kel-Tec being used against me or am I using it on a BG.
     
  8. Hoorayebay

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    FAIL-TEC ! Give me a pocket full of rocks and a slingshot. I guess Kel-Tecs are good for one thing and thats malfunction drills.
     
  9. upnover

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    i would rather not, i had a 3at and hated it, trigger pull was horrible, recoil was high considering it was a 380, and finally it was a 380.
     
  10. n423

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    I'll stick to my LCP or j-frame
     

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