I’ve been looking at the Kimber Tactical Pro II for about 3 months now at my local gun store 🙂 It’s a 4″ 1911 thats identical in feel to my Kimber Pro Carry.
Kimber Tactical Pro II
This Tactical Pro II is chambered in 9mm however, making the the lightweight aluminum frame/steel slide 4″ 1911 much more manageable in terms of recoil for those with small hands like my wife. Read more
My wife currently carries a Ruger LCP in .380 ACP, a round that I’m not really fond of; considering a friend of mine was literally shot in the face from 3ft away only to lose his left eye.
Jamie Heart Survived .380 Point Blank
Read more about that here: Man Shot in Face by Ex-Fiance’
So that being said, I’m not really fond of using .380 ACP as a daily self defense round knowing there is a pretty good chance the round will not perform as expected against a perpetrator. However, I have no doubts that a 9mm or larger (.45 ACP) would definitely perform as expected. Read more