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FWIW, in my experience with buying out of productuon firearms they get rarer & more expensive the longer they have been out of production.

I seem to find something I want somewhere around 5 to 50 years after they stop making it.
 

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For an investment...I do not think any KelTec will get respect as a collectors firearm such as a S&W a CZ...or a Ruger. As a EDC or often used firearm, part availability will become very hard to find in a few years for an out of production firearm. At that price....I would probably take the chance!
 

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LOL! I said more expensive, not increase in value. Lord knows I'll never get back what I paid for most of my guns.

At that price if a person really wants a PF9 as a carry piece or part of a KT collection that's one thing. An investment it isn't. Only KelTec I personally know of that holds close to original MSRP is the SUB9. I've bought & sold several, paid $600+ for some & around $ 300 for others. Sold some for a profit some for what I paid.
 

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No brainer - buy it.
Find a standard pressure load that feeds and is recommended, then stash the PF-9 and ammo for a rainy day. Think of it as cheap insurance.
As to investment, one thing the stagflation of the 1970s taught us is that guns were a great hedge against inflation. In a few years that price should double.
 

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Should I or shouldn't I?

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Since you didn't mention an intended purpose for the possible purchase this gun, I can only speculate:

If you'd be buying it as an investment, I tend to agree with the above comments of it never becoming a collector's item.

As merely a fun plinker or an inexpensive trainer, at that price, it would be hard to beat.

But, if you're considering it as a carry piece that you'd be depending upon to save your life, I'd recommend something that is substantially better built and more reliable (i.e., Sig P365, Glock 42, S&W Shield, etc.). Yes, when it comes to overall quality of a firearm, you do get what you pay for.
 

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I would have bought it.
I wanted a PF-9 when they first came out but then I moved to a state where they were unavailable. I would have bought it just to satisfy that nostalgia alone. $179 is nothing these days. I can't even fill up my Suburban for that price.
No brainer - buy it.
Find a standard pressure load that feeds and is recommended, then stash the PF-9 and ammo for a rainy day. Think of it as cheap insurance.
As to investment, one thing the stagflation of the 1970s taught us is that guns were a great hedge against inflation. In a few years that price should double.
Decided to call and see if the still had it. They do and was told it comes with a case and three extra magazines. Put it on hold and will go check it out tomorrow. Did see that a few also popped up on gun broker.
 

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Since you didn't mention an intended purpose for the possible purchase this gun, I can only speculate:

If you'd be buying it as an investment, I tend to agree with the above comments of it never becoming a collector's item.

As merely a fun plinker or an inexpensive trainer, at that price, it would be hard to beat.

But, if you're considering it as a carry piece that you'd be depending upon to save your life, I'd recommend something that is substantially better built and more reliable (i.e., Sig P365, Glock 42, S&W Shield, etc.). Yes, when it comes to overall quality of a firearm, you do get what you pay for.
No real reason for the purchase as I have a P11 and P40. Would use it for range time and practice mostly. I know some members here use it as edc and ccw. Not sure I would as I have a Springfield xds in .45 for that. Decided to call and see if the still had it. They do and was told it comes with a case and three extra magazines. Put it on hold and will go check it out tomorrow.
 

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For an investment...I do not think any KelTec will get respect as a collectors firearm such as a S&W a CZ...or a Ruger. As a EDC or often used firearm, part availability will become very hard to find in a few years for an out of production firearm. At that price....I would probably take the chance!
Decided to call and see if the still had it. They do and was told it comes with a case and three extra magazines. Put it on hold and will go check it out tomorrow.
 

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Shoot, If you want it get it. They are really compact for a 9mm and pack a reasonable punch. Stick with std pressure loads or yu'll do like I did and shear off the ejector. Course I'd shot about 600 rounds of +P+ ammo thru it. When I took it to keltec show them it, they gave me coffee and fixed that little hand cannon
 
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