9mm Self-Defense Autoloaders: CZ’s Rami 2075 P Is a Bargain
We also think H&K’s squeeze-cocked P7 PSP is worth the money, if you don’t mind the weight of a steel-framed gun, but we’d pass on the light Kel-Tec PF-9, despite its low price tag.
Shooters like 9mm pistols for many reasons, chief among them being their reputation for manageable recoil with at least minimum acceptable stopping power for a self-defense cartridge. Also, 9mm guns can be made small and flat, which makes them suitable for comfortable concealed carry.
We recently bought a trio of such guns at Fountain Firearms in Houston (www.fountainfirearms.com, 281-561-8447). They were of relatively similar size, but different in almost every other way—and these differences made an impression on our testers that affected how we graded the pistols.