I voted 9mm because that's the caliber that my pocket gun (Kahr P9) is chambered in and that's what I'm most likely to be carrying on me. I usually have a .40 S&W full-size service pistol (Glock 22) in the truck and on the rare occasion that I actually strap on a OWB holster to go out in public, I carry the G22 then as well. But I may start carrying my new Kimber 1911 in .45 ACP once it's fully broken in.
Not to mention the occasional .380 ACP or .38 Special as a BUG.
So many great calibers...it's a shame to settle on just one. istols
Lately, it's 45acp in a glock 21sf or Sig 220 "carry" model. Carried 1911's for over 20 years back east, but I don't carry weapons now that require manipulation of a safety to get into action.
I'll carry 9mm more often than anything else in a g17 or g19 usually. Only carry the Win Ranger T 147 standard loading in 9mm. San Jose PD also carries that load in their g17's and have great results on the streets. First 6+ shootings with that load only required one round to end the festivities.
I have been looking for a smaller weapon to carry now that I have my permit. I have been keeping my Walther p99 in the glove box and it is just to big to conceal easily. I thought that I would need to go smaller possibly even a 380 until I found a Taurus Millennium in 9 that I liked. It is a medium frame and while not small it is easier to conceal then the p99. While talking to the salesmen I was told that this was also available in 40 and 45 for the same price. (329) I figured I might as well get the most bang for my buck. (pun intended)
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