WTB Kel Tec P3AT

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  1. stitchclimber

    stitchclimber
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    I'm looking to buy a kel tec P3AT .380, not interested in .32's or 9mm, just the .380

    I'd like a chrome or anodized slide instead of the blued. Let me know what you've got.

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  2. coctailer

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    I'll check with my distributors tomorrow. They are hard to get now that the Ruger LCP came out.
     
  3. Sun195

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    The P3ATs are hard to get because the LCP came out? I'd think it would be the opposite - LCPs mean greater general supply of .380 pocket pistols so there are more P3ATs for those who want one.
     
  4. BryanO

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    I'm really interested in an LCP, so let me know what they say. I hope this isn't considered a highjacking.
     
  5. stitchclimber

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    I picked up a blued one at duel smoking guns in beaverton. Great little shop there.
     
  6. coctailer

    coctailer
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    People can't get the LCPs, so they have been buying the P3ATs instead.

    The LCP made the Kel-Tec pistol more popular. Now it is usually sold out at the distributor level. It never was before the LCP was released.
     
  7. PhysicsGuy

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    Its because keltec never bothers spending tons of money on marketing. And now you get some crazy arguments on how one is better than the other. With the $20 difference, just buy the one you like better, or if you are in a rush, get the one that isn't on backorder. The only difference between the two, is the grips, the ability to lock back the slide on the lcp, and the keltec has a "better" extractor. (by better, I mean its newer and the only thing that keltec still has a patent on). Other than that, the parts are made using the same machining tools and processes.
     
  8. stitchclimber

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    I found one at duel smoking guns. he gave me a great deal.
     
  9. coctailer

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    How much are they over there?
     
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