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Hi. I just bought a P32 and I love love love it. I got it specifically for times wearing sweats or shorts without a belt and figure it might as well be in my pocket even when I carry my big guns. Thinking about it though, it would be more better if I could pocket a 9mm as a BUG when I do carry big. I haven't seen a PF9 and nobody seems to have them in stock for me to look at so I was wondering if anyone here that owns both a PF9 and a P32 could maybe post a couple of pictures of them showing the actual difference in length width and height. I'd really appreciate it as I haven't really seen any good comparison pics for size.

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Hi. I just bought a P32 and I love love love it. I got it specifically for times wearing sweats or shorts without a belt and figure it might as well be in my pocket even when I carry my big guns. Thinking about it though, it would be more better if I could pocket a 9mm as a BUG when I do carry big. I haven't seen a PF9 and nobody seems to have them in stock for me to look at so I was wondering if anyone here that owns both a PF9 and a P32 could maybe post a couple of pictures of them showing the actual difference in length width and height. I'd really appreciate it as I haven't really seen any good comparison pics for size.

Thanks in advance!
(Wannabe) 9inthepocket


P.S. Besides everybody loves pictures!
I have both. Loaned the P32 to my dad. May not get it back. :D

There is a SIGNIFICANT size difference.

Bobo's Pocket Gun Comparison PDF

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It's just so hard to tell. I mean, you say significant difference, yet going by the chart and actual measurements it seems like it would be barely noticeable. 1/10 of an inch in width, about 1/2 inch in length, and 3/4 of an inch in height. I'm sure the perception is that of a much bigger difference. That's why I really want to see pics from somebody actually side by side from different angles. I guess when Bud's gets them in I'll probably jump on it so I don't miss out but I can't help but wonder why the perception is that it's so much bigger than the 32.
 

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I'm not home yet. ..I'll take a piç later....

But a PF9 is twice the size of a P32.
P32 is a true pocket pistol. ..very few pockets will fit a PF9.
 

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Here are my PF-9 and 1st Gen P3AT for comparison. The PF-9 really is too big for many pockets, except perhaps cargo pants.

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From that picture I would judge the difference to be much less than the difference between theP32 and my FEG PP clone. I'm pretty sure that will work for me as my FEG almost fits. Not good as a replacement for the 32 but should work in my normal jeans.

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I know it's the PF9 sub forum BUT....
The P3AT is a really nice bump up from the P32. Most holsters and accessories that fit the P32 fit the P3AT. The P3AT is just a tiny bit bigger than the PF9. I have all three, plus a P11. Bought in order, P11, P32, P3AT, PF9. Didn't carry the P11 much, seemed a little wide. Carried the P32 for a long time, replaced with the P3AT when it came out (wife got the P32). Both carry wonderfully in darn near any pocket. Now carry the PF9 most times but rarely in pocket. You may not think it looks that much bigger, but it makes enough of a difference getting it in or out of a front pants pocket to be a bother. The P32 and the P3AT will fit in a large flapped chest pocket on an outdoor type shirt and NOT show!
 

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My normal pocket carry is a 380 Bodyguard.

It is minimal difference in measurements from a P-32.

However, I can definitely tell the difference and I sometimes opt for the P-32. The weight difference keeps the pocket from flapping as you walk, which is as much of a tell as printing.

Again, concealed carry is often more about the clothing than the pistol. The smaller/lighter you go, the more latitude you have, and every gram/mm counts.
 
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