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I have been reading up on this a bit and I am intrigued. I have a friend who has an EZ In 30SC and it is amazing to shoot however I personally don't like the EZ. I am waiting on the new shield plus to ship and when it does I'm grabbing one. When I shot his for the first time all I kept thinking was " why hasn't this been tried before?". The feel of a micro in .380 with the punch of a 9mm, and the extra 2 rounds don't hurt curb appeal. The only thing that remains to be seen is the ammo cost which will be interest based for a while then who knows? What do you guys think? In, out or too early to tell?
When I get mine I will post full range report with pics, I haven't been this excited about a new release in a long while.

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The only thing that would interest me in this caliber is if S&W re-engineered the M&P Bodyguard 380 to chamber the 30 Super Carry. I would retire my 380 Bodyguard and pick up a new one in a heart beat.

S&W hasn't and I don't think they will in the future, so I'm not interested in adding another odd ball pistol caliber to my gun safe. I have enough odd ball pistol calibers: 38/200, 9x20 Browning Longue, 9x18 Mak, 7.62 Tokarev, 32 ACP, 10mm, 32 S&W (short).
 

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I have plenty of cheap ammo, purchased years ago for my 9mm, 38 special, 357 magnums and 45 acp. I also reload for those calibers. I wouldn't mind trying one, but not really interested in something that I have to go out and try to find expensive ammo for. According to ammoseek, the cheapest is 115gr fmj at 60 cents per round and 100gr at 70-90 cents per round. Carry ammo jumps up to $1.35 per shot
 

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If you gave me one for free, with 10,000 rounds of ball ammo along with 2,000 rounds of carry I would take it. For free! I have examined the pistol in my hot little hands, seen the price of the ammo-No way would I purchase one of those pieces of crap 💩 and the high priced ammo…. Just my opinion,but they are making this for the first time buyer that buys it, shoots a box thru it with their free range pass the day they buy it, and puts it away in a drawer for eternity. And ALL the gun rags will rage about how superb the pistols and ammo are, and perfect for its niche. Again proving that journalistic integrity among gun writers has left the building!

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If I were just starting out right now, it might be worth considering and almost certainly preferred over .380. But just as I don't see any point to .380 when 9mm is cheaper, better, and more available, the same applies to .30SC.

Then, it really burns me that they are ok with devoting tons of resources to this new unwanted caliber instead of making more of what we actually demand.
 

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My mantra of many years: A gun manufacturer typically sells a gun, how many times? Once. The only thing that has surprised me in the last generation is how long it took Glock to enter the small size single stacked market. Kahr enjoyed too many years of success before they took the plunge. They will always be angling to produce the next wonder gun or caliber or both. After .357SIG I called it quits on this matter.
 

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Look at the sales trajectory of the Ruger 5.7mm... It's a similar introduction of a reasonably unique caliber handgun. Ruger just started running a sale on them. FN and one or two other manufacturers have joined Ruger in offering handguns in the caliber. It's a similar powerful smaller cartridge for higher capacity handguns.

I'll be interested in your impression after receiving and shooting this new caliber.
 
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I'm happy anytime the industry introduces something new that may expand the customer base. It sounds like a cartridge with good potential.
I don't particularly like the micro gun category so the 9mm in a medium sized pistol would be my choice.
 

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Would not have one if they were free.........Weenie little cartridge ain't worth having........Just like Win. introducving the 350 Legend...........Ever see a 351 WSL from the 40's.......basically the same cartridge..........Manufacture's introduce the cartridges like they have super powers...........THEY DON"T.
 

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We're a tough crowd. Kahr hasn't innovated or put out new designs in years and the Kahrtalk website is full of "Why isn't Kahr making tiny double stack guns like everyone else?" Everywhere else is full of "Why are they innovating, we only want the same thing we've used for a hundred years!"
 

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We're a tough crowd. Kahr hasn't innovated or put out new designs in years and the Kahrtalk website is full of "Why isn't Kahr making tiny double stack guns like everyone else?" Everywhere else is full of "Why are they innovating, we only want the same thing we've used for a hundred years!"
You're not wrong. Sometimes it's like the gun manufacturers can't win, even when they're giving people what they want. People like the punch of a 9mm, they like the higher capacity it offers. Gun manufacturers give us a round that has about the same punch and even higher capacity. "Garbage, give us more 9mm!"

If it comes out in a platform I like I'll consider it. It wouldn't hurt to add another option. I don't have interest in an EZ. But a Shield Plus or CSX would sell me on it.
 

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I hope you have a lot of fun when you get yours! It is or can be hit or miss(pun) with new firearms and calibers. Some take off and some fizzle and it is hard to guess which will happen and what ones may be the rarities of decades from now. As long as you are happy with what you have that is all that matters. You can ask some what they think of the .45 GAP and they will wonder what the hell is that person asking? Then you have when calibers like the .300 Savage came out people claiming the .30-30 was soon for the dustbin. Never can tell.
 

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Then, it really burns me that they are ok with devoting tons of resources to this new unwanted caliber instead of making more of what we actually demand.
Exactly. It would be different if ammo was readily available for existing calibers. Then I could see inventing these novelty calibers whose niche is not immediately obvious.
 

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But, but, but..............

The mighty 30sc has the knock down power of a 460 ......WEATHERBY!

Will knock charging RINO's flat! 🦖 :LOL:
 
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Somewhat against my better judgement, late last year I broke down and bought a Ruger LCPII max because I wanted something that I could pocket carry when I could not take my Shield, Ronin or Para officer's model. Not enamored of the .380, so if the .30 carry had been available then, I would probably have bought one. No plans yet to trade though.
 
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