The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Truth About Guns
Boomer’s everydaycarry.com pocket dump features Kel-Tec’s sub-compact semi, the cheap and cheerful P3AT. Back in the day, TTAG reviewer Don Gammill gave the .380 three stars. Reading Don’s review, it looks like it’s a blessing that Boomer displayed the better part of valor by photographing his gun in a holster . . .
While the P3AT isn’t “knock-a-dog-off-a-gut-wagon” ugly, buying this weapon for its looks would be like marrying Kendra Wilkinson for her intellect.
To be charitable, Kel-Tec set out to manufacture the lightest, most concealable .380 Auto in creation—not a beauty queen. Nonetheless, all the old 1911 guys can now forgive GLOCK for mainstreaming ugly guns and pray that the spirit of John Browning will smote Kel-Tec’s ballistic blasphemy.
Yes, well, the Ruger LCP II which blesses my pocket from time-to-time looks like a refreshed version of this gun. And I think it’s adorable. Anyway . . .
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