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Which to get rid of?

DemonthrallDemonthrall Posts: 1 New Member
Hello, I have been CCW with a Ruger LCP and a NAA .22 mag. I recently bought a Sig P365 9mm on the premise that I would get rid of one of the two aforementioned guns. Welcome to marriage. I am torn on which one to lose.

Anyways, which one do you guys think I should get rid of? I tend to pocket carry both, and the P365 will be a mix of pocket and OWB carry.

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  • BufordBuford Senior Member Posts: 6,713 Senior Member
    Why get rid of one? They don't take up much space.
    Just look at the flowers Lizzie, just look at the flowers.
  • bisleybisley Senior Member Posts: 10,798 Senior Member
    When you buy the 9mm, you will have three necessary categories of personal armament. You still have to acquire a .22 revolver, .22 semi-auto, a .22 rifle, a center fire revolver, a shotgun,, a center fire carbine, and a center fire rifle, just to have a basic self defense and training ensemble.

    Negotiating with your spouse to fill your basic fire arms requirements should be a major part of your self defense strategy.
  • NNNN Senior Member Posts: 24,710 Senior Member
    Welcome aboard
    Shut up-----KAREN; OK Cynthia
  • bisleybisley Senior Member Posts: 10,798 Senior Member
    Or buy only black guns, and never take out more than four or five at one time.

  • timctimc Senior Member Posts: 6,684 Senior Member
    Hello, I have been CCW with a Ruger LCP and a NAA .22 mag. I recently bought a Sig P365 9mm on the premise that I would get rid of one of the two aforementioned guns. Welcome to marriage. I am torn on which one to lose.

    Anyways, which one do you guys think I should get rid of? I tend to pocket carry both, and the P365 will be a mix of pocket and OWB carry.
    Premises are made to be broken. Keep them all!
    timc - formerly known as timc on the last G&A forum and timc on the G&A forum before that and the G&A forum before that.....
    AKA: Former Founding Member
  • SpkSpk Senior Member Posts: 3,962 Senior Member
    edited February 2019 #8
    Premise or Promise?

    If it's a premise, just hide one  of them and call it good.

    If you made a promise then get rid of the gun that fits your hand the worst (least amount of control and worst accuracy at the range). You'll have to determine that.

    Thereby, upholding  your honor and keeping your promise, good Sir Knight.

    If it were me, I wouldn't get rid of any of them -- certainly not on a premise. 
     ;) 


    Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience -- Mark Twain
    How easy it is to make people believe a lie, and [how] hard it is to undo that work again! -- Mark Twain

  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 16,916 Senior Member
    Getting rid of either of those guns is kinda pointless as the resale value is negligible...
    I suggest you take your wife out for a nice dinner with the proceeds
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
  • earlyagainearlyagain Posts: 6,748 Senior Member
    Hello, I have been CCW with a Ruger LCP and a NAA .22 mag. I recently bought a Sig P365 9mm on the premise that I would get rid of one of the two aforementioned guns. Welcome to marriage. I am torn on which one to lose.

    Anyways, which one do you guys think I should get rid of? I tend to pocket carry both, and the P365 will be a mix of pocket and OWB carry.
    Is this a trick question?
  • Gene LGene L Senior Member Posts: 11,730 Senior Member
    The .22 Mag NAA.  If you have to get rid of any at all.
    Concealed carry is for protection, open carry is for attention.
  • orchidmanorchidman Senior Member Posts: 8,109 Senior Member
    Get rid of the NAA by gift wrapping it and giving it to your partner/wife............Write a nice card to go with the present telling her how much she means to you and explaining that you worry about her safety when you are not with her............Then book a range day to show her how to use it.
    Still enjoying the trip of a lifetime and making the best of what I have.....
  • BufordBuford Senior Member Posts: 6,713 Senior Member
    Gene L said:
    The .22 Mag NAA.  If you have to get rid of any at all.
    I have the 22lr and the 22 convertible with the belt buckle I would never part with either of them.
    Just look at the flowers Lizzie, just look at the flowers.
  • shotgunshooter3shotgunshooter3 Senior Member Posts: 5,733 Senior Member
    Get rid of both, invest the profits into a good holster, a training class, and ammo. 
    - I am a rifleman with a poorly chosen screen name. -
    "Slow is smooth, smooth is fast, and speed is the economy of motion" - Scott Jedlinski
  • horselipshorselips Senior Member Posts: 3,628 Senior Member
    Your situation is very much like mine - I alternate between carrying a NAA .22Mag mini revolver and a Taurus PT 738 TCP .380 auto. Both are pocket guns - no need for an expensive rig and no need to adjust my wardrobe in any way regardless of season. 

    Which is something you'll have to do with that gigantic Sig you bought  - Geeezus, it weighs around 18 ounces empty! Fully loaded, and with the requisite holster and now-required heavy belt, the whole ensemble will be around a full pound heavier than your LCP. Have mercy!

    Sooner or later, you will undoubtedly come to that unavoidable circumstance of dress and weather where you will seriously consider just leaving the damn thing home. When that happens, you'll be grateful you didn't get rid of your NAA or your Ruger. 

    Nothing is worse than having to dress around your gun because eventually your gun loses and you're going without it. If, God forbid, that's when you need it, it might as well be on the moon. Carry that Sig brick if you must, but have your bride learn to handle the NAA and carry it as well. 
  • jaywaptijaywapti Senior Member Posts: 4,958 Senior Member
    I carry either a Charter Arms .44 Bulldog or a 1911, in a OWB, since i'm skinny everything shows, I solved the problem by wearing large so called long tail shirts leaving the bottom 2 snaps open, there is still a slight bulge but hardly noticable.

    JAY
    THE DEFINITION OF GUN CONTROL IS HITTING THE TARGET WITH YOUR FIRST SHOT
  • Diver43Diver43 Senior Member Posts: 10,903 Senior Member
    Unless you do a personal sale, you will get hardly anything for either gun.  Keep them in your safe and if needed save a bit more for the gun you desire.
    I also like the P365 and plan to get one. Figured I could sell a Glock 43 that I just do not like to help fund it.  Fail, since the G43X release the value of the regular 43 has dropped.  Save, get what you want and enjoy them all
    Logistics cannot win a war, but its absence or inadequacy can cause defeat. FM100-5
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 16,916 Senior Member
    Nice conversation but something tells me the OP has left the AO....
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
  • ShannonHayesShannonHayes Posts: 211 Member
    Don't get rid of either of them!
  • JermanatorJermanator Senior Member Posts: 16,128 Senior Member
    New Guy... this is a gun forum. Something you need to learn is that you don't get rid of guns-- trading up is ok, but downsizing and streamlining with no net firearm gains is unacceptable. The thread title should be "What Additional Gun Should I Buy?" (to complement the other two)
    Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it.
    -Thomas Paine
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