My personal preference has been Rugers ... the Mark III or my hubby's LCP. I like the feel of the grip better than anything else I have picked up and tried to use. It might be sentimentality because the Mark III is what I learned to shoot with. Every one is different. The LCP is a good concealed carry for me and I will be getting my own as soon as I can get off this merry go round and get my personal concealed carry. The only thing about the LCP that was a challenge for me is for such a little thing it is loud as the dickens and I had to teach myself not to fight and flinch every time I used it.