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The guys at Philomath Gun Sales (www.guns4sale.net) are a huge supplier of KT stuff and know what they are talking about when it comes to them.

Kel-Tec doesn't officially count "versions" as things change (see the Pf9!) but the new hammer block assembly COULD be considered a 3rd Generation I guess. Then the new plastic case is just icing on the cake.

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As far as I know, so far Kel-Tec hasn't official called it a 3G.

Recently they changed the design of the trigger action to fix a concern that many customers had. Formerly, if you failed to return the trigger fully forward after each shot the hammer would fall from a partially cocked position and cause a light hammer strike. They have now fixed this.

Because it is a rather significant upgrade many are calling it a 3G.

Another plus to this upgrade is the Ruger LCP clone does not have the upgrade. For some this may make the difference in a decision between the Ruger and the Kel-Tec.

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With free shipping, IF your FFL will do two for one fee (mine will :cool: ), that's not a bad deal. Not great but not bad.
 

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Oh, I'm SOOO gonna get a beating for this... :p

How 'bout a P3AT with a last-shot slide hold-open and release? I realize that a new mag follower would be needed, but I'd be up for it!

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Oh, I'm SOOO gonna get a beating for this... :p

How 'bout a P3AT with a last-shot slide hold-open and release?  I realize that a new mag follower would be needed, but I'd be up for it!

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If you want one make your own. There are directions on this list and photos of one already done. _I_ don't want the extra parts or weight.

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My P32 has a last shot hold open. I do like it. It does not have a slide release or a manual slide lock. I don't miss them.

Lets get a grip on reality here. If you are in a position to need a tactical reload with a 7 shot mouse gun you are in over your head. Far better to have a second P3 in your other pocket.
 

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Scott adamsesq,

I read a post from you a few days ago and see that you have added the following statement, "I no longer own any weapons. This is purely a hypothical discussion based on old knowledge and experiences."

Could this be True? Would you really rid yourself of all weapons? I think there must be some misunderstanding here.

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Scott adamsesq,

I read a post from you a few days ago and see that you have added the following statement, "I no longer own any weapons. This is purely a hypothical discussion based on old knowledge and experiences."

Could this be True? Would you really rid yourself of all weapons? I think there must be some misunderstanding here.

Billy
Sometimes there comes a point in a man's life where he has to do things he does not want to do.

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I don't see anything in the pic that says it's not a P-3AT of either the first or second generation....  The picture is just not good enough, and I'm not all that experienced on the first generation.  (I did see one the other day, though.)

The CASE is one that KT is now selling as an alternative to the fanny-pack-ish case.  I don't know if they're shipping that with new guns, or the seller bought 'em separately.  They're not expensive, and would satisfy the TSA, as well as being kinda tiny.

[edited later] My error - the case is not on KT's web site - I think it's an aftermarket. I can't find it right now....

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Actually SMA, the case is factory. The new guns are coming with them and KT will sell them separately. Just because it is or is not on the website is not always a good indication of what momma has. The hi tech focus of the company is NOT on the web or email!!!!

I wrote to Philomath asking them why they consider this a 3rd generation when this was first posted. They have not answered.

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adamsesq:

(It's "Stu".... :))

Thanks!  I'd like to get one of those cases, but it's not critical.  The next scheduled airline trip will have some luggage issues, and I'm giving consideration to just taking the P-3AT.

Which leads to the question: "WHERE did I see them for sale?"  I thought it was KT's "gear" section on their website....

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