Which guns do you carry regularly?

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  1. Ura-Ki

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    For areas where Open carry is acceptable ( And in my A.O. Completely normal and expected) I carry a matched pair of Ruger Old Army .44s in nice leather!
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  2. Wise1

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    Alternate; Glock 19 for a week.. then Springfield XD Subcompact for a week, IWB. Mini Tru Glo laser hanging off the rail of each.
     
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  3. Joe Link

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    Interesting. I haven't tried more than one type of defensive ammo in my 642 (and I can't remember which). I'll have to keep this in mind next time I'm buying ammo, and then do a little testing.

    That's how I am with my LCP 2 (used to be a P3AT before I upgraded).

    Nice! Know any tricks? :D
     
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  4. Ura-Ki

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    Hah, I kow all kinds of tricks! Lol
    What would you like to see?
     
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  5. RobErvin

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    I carry S&W Shield 9MM just about everywhere. Very light and concealable with 8 + 1 rounds, at times I almost forget I have it.
     
  6. Mbonadio

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    I have several sub compacts.. a Sig p320sc, a Sig 938, a Taurus 605 .38/357 snub, a Springfield mod.2 40 and a shield 9mm that I picked up cheap at Palmetto over xmas.

    I really like the little Sig 938. But it's a spXmas. 'we the people' model and I am afraid of scratching the finish. I like the idea of a da/sa as a carry.

    Funny thing is the shield is actually really becoming a favorite. So easy to handle. Shoots 124gr Hornady defensive rounds nicely too.

    I have a CZ75 compact that I would love to carry concealed and I love that gun dearly but just a little too heavy and large. It's my favorite over my whole collection. If I open carry it's usually on my side.
     
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  7. 777Armory

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    Springfield Champion Operator on me, AR15 or Marlin in the truck.
     
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  8. Stogie

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    I carry a S&W 340PD. Nice and light almost forget I have it. More capacity would be nice but it’s so easy to haul around all day.
     
  9. Mbonadio

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    Picked up a glock 43 last night. Shot it today. Love the way it fits. Sold my shield which is a decent pistol and easily conceals but it wasn't best for me. Got it cheap last xmas from Pak otto and passed the savings into a good friend who now can carry! Will still keep my 938 as occasional carry . had a chance to handle the nee Sig p365. Not a fit. But a pretty nice piece.
     
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  10. tce357

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    Springfield xds .45 acp set in a Crossbreed IWB holster, 2 mags on non dominant side balance the load. Total of 22 rds. of Federal Hydro-Shok 230gr. Hollow point.
     
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  11. Mbonadio

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    How do you like that crossbreed holster? I have an aliengear cloakmod 3 and was thinking about the shapeshift but it seems bulky. Gets good reviews and I like that it has 4 options in the starter kit. Could also upgrade yo the more comfy cloakmod 3.5 and keep my shells. Or abandon. I have a few cheaper leather and kydex models. They work but lack robustness and ease of draw over my aliengear. But yes they are small and comfy. No wonder people have a drawer full of holsters! I am small framed so more sensitive to printing and fit than others.
     
  12. tce357

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    Absolutely love the crossbreed line..also have Alien Gear that I use for my Ruger SP101 .357 mag. I like the crossbreed better. The belt clips seem to have better retention and the leather seems more ply able..
     
  13. Oldseamus

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    Untill I can find something smaller, I've started carrying a Zastava CZ999. I like my 1911s "cocked and locked " carry, but a friend's suggestion of chambered da/sa made sense. The long deliberate 1st trigger pull of the Zastava, followed up with a much lighter single action pull seems like a safe way to carry. It's a heavy gun though. Also only really comfortable owb. I miss my kel tec 3AT. That thing disapeared no matter where I carried it. It was so light it felt like a magnum to shoot, but it was nice to have cause it was something I could have with me always. Like my keys, or my leatherman.
     
  14. tce357

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    I do like to carry my 1911 locked and cock ed in a crossbreed IWB holster..it tucks in nicely and doesn't print..typically wear it to church and when I feel like swithing out my EDC weapon.
     
  15. CAMPMEAT

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    .45, 357 Sig, 9mm, 10mm, 22 TCM all depending on where I'm going.
     
  16. Oldseamus

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    How do you like the 22tcm? Ever since I heard about the RIA combo it's been on my short list of want to buy!
     
  17. LVLouisCyphre

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    • Primary; SIG P250(S)C-9; I typically have the subcompact over the compact
    • BUG: SIG P290RS-EDC-9 which I jokingly call my square J-frame
    • Tertiary; Charter Arms Pitbull in 9x19mm
    • Quaternary; Bond Arms Backup; .45 Colt/.410 barrel (3" chamber)
    I typically have more than two if I'm traveling. There are times when I only carry my BUG.
     
  18. Adam1182

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    Honestly it's whatever I feel like carrying and that itself is based on the risk assessment. If blm/black panthers, la raza, militant ISIS muslim types or antifa get crazy here in the states, double stacks and at a minimum a compact in length.


    I either carry a Shield 1.0 in 9 or a 320 Compact in .45 with an APLc regularly and sometimes a 320 Compact in 9 with the X-Carry frame instead of the Compact module with an APLc too. All are IWB.


    Once in a while a Colt Mustang XSP pocket carry for deep concealment and to keep the wife from b*tching about it being on me when we do dates in my nice clothes.


    Out in the mountains or desert/forest and off the grid, a G20 OWB with a Streamlight TR1-HL. It's the only time that I will willingly open carry.
     
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  19. JBrown

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    Glock 30 gen 3 , Ruger lc9 back up. Using Rugers Arx personal defense rounds in each.
     
  20. 1971Chevelle

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    Normal is a Sig Sauer P320 full size, a Rock Island full size 1911 .45, or a Baby Desert Eagle 9mm. Occasionally I will strap on the Desert Eagle .50 AE, now that I have a sturdy Kydex holster for it.
     

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