I’ve had a special place in my safe for Beretta firearms for, well, decades. For some unexplainable reason, a Beretta 92 FS was my first daily carry gun. To be clear, it’s a great pistol with proven reliability; it just may not seem the ideal concealed carry pistol with its generous size and moderate weight. Of course, capacity is more than adequate, so there’s that.

During a few mile markers of life, I went through a period of time where frequent ankle carry was a preferred carry method. Yeah, I’m fully aware of the pros and cons, but all things considered, it was my best choice at the time. Somehow, during that stretch, I found myself carrying what became one of my favorite little pistols, the Beretta 3032 Tomcat.

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