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The M&P -- I've heard it described as a pocket pistol. Is it really a pocket pistol? Anyone actually carry it that way daily?

I also heard the Ruger LCR is a pocket pistol. :lol: Whose pockets? I'm hoping the M&P is better.

I don't want an LCP but that's what I might have to go with for a true pocket pistol.
 

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been carrying an LCR with compact grips in my front pocket for a long while........the LCRs replaced the Smith 642 and a 640.....

i know several folks that pocket the LCP and the MP bodyguard.

tight jeans do not work well.........tru-spec and 5.11 pants work really well with their deep front pockets and larger than jeans opening.
 

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been carrying an LCR with compact grips in my front pocket for a long while........the LCRs replaced the Smith 642 and a 640.....

i know several folks that pocket the LCP and the MP bodyguard.

tight jeans do not work well.........tru-spec and 5.11 pants work really well with their deep front pockets and larger than jeans opening.
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First mistake was considering the M&P Jennings would be better However undercover LCP .380 5 days a week forget it is in the pocket most times. Taurus rocks a pretty cool curve and TCP 738 and YES I`d still rate em above the M&P. However that is me I have had no luck with that M&P line
 

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Any pistol is a pocket pistol if you want it to be, case and point:

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I kid, of course, but in all seriousness, I think the M&P Bodygaurd is plenty small enough to be reasonably be called a pocket pistol.
 

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I carry it sometimes when i can't find my holster
 

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I pocket carry one everyday in a Desantis pocket holster. I initially had some light strike issues with it with range ammo. I sent it into Smith and it came back worse. But then I sent it to Galloway Precision and now it works flawlessly. I am in the process of upgrading my EDC to a P365, but I will still carry the Bodyguard as a BUG. I think it is a good little gun and a great pocket pistol.

FWIW, I have also pocket carried an LCR as an EDC. Works fine for me. It creates a bigger bulge in my pocket than the Bodyguard, but people just think I am glad to see them. 😛
 

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The M&P -- I've heard it described as a pocket pistol. Is it really a pocket pistol? Anyone actually carry it that way daily?

I also heard the Ruger LCR is a pocket pistol. :lol: Whose pockets? I'm hoping the M&P is better.

I don't want an LCP but that's what I might have to go with for a true pocket pistol.
I really wanted to like the S&W M&P Bodyguard 380. It checked all the boxes. It had to be small casual dress CCW, internal safeties (Firing Pin Block), DA/SA with decocker or DAO (added safety for me), not super expensive ($300-400).
 

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Well Sir, I had a Semi-auto Bodyguard and I loved it. Hammer fired double action and a thumb safety. Just what I like…..but I sold it recently. 380 ammo is super expensive in my area “if“ I can even find it. The gun itself was very easy to carry in my pocket and conceal. The Bodyguard revolver I know nothing about other than S&W makes good products.
 
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