a gun you can't get into action soon enough. Pocket pistol excells at both being with you andgetting into action. That is, if you dont have your head up your ass too far to NOTICE that something is amiss. If you have the slightest doubt about a location or situation, you simply put your hand in your pocket, ON the gun. Once you have that "ready" positon, you are .50 second (ie, 3 hits, for the skilled man) ahead of a ccw'd belt rig. u can TALK all your bs about your 1911 and your .44 mag all you want, but it will likely not be present when needed,andyou are too slow with it, and a mere .22 handles 95% of what civilians need to handle. The pocket 356 handles 99%, and NOTHING is 100% able to handle all possible attack scenarios.