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View Poll Results: What Do You Carry?
I mainly carry a semi auto 330 92.18%
I mainly carry a revolver 28 7.82%
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Old 03-27-2013, 12:46 PM
Chipw Chipw is offline
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I am about 50/50. I carry my 1911 and a EAA snubbie 357 that is my wifes. I only get to carry it when she is carring her 9mm though.lol
Old 03-27-2013, 12:59 PM
zdragon52 zdragon52 is offline
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desantis shoulder holster
Old 03-28-2013, 10:06 PM
Smitty4313 Smitty4313 is offline
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I carry a Colt Lightweight Commander in .38 Super. I use either an IWB kydex rig from Zero Concealment, or a good old fashioned Miami Classic shoulder rig from Galco.

Old 03-29-2013, 11:13 AM
30-06 30-06 is offline
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1911 of course! Slim and a familiar platform.
Old 03-29-2013, 11:31 AM
Rebelicious Rebelicious is offline
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at least one of these

oh yea
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Old 03-29-2013, 11:37 AM
Rebelicious Rebelicious is offline
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how did you get that nice pic on screen? mine shows an attachment.
Old 03-29-2013, 11:44 AM
Rembrandt Rembrandt is offline
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Carry a Boberg 9mm......it's small, reliable, and well built.

Old 03-29-2013, 01:47 PM
TW45 TW45 is offline
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I carry a 45 cal. 10inch barrel buntline Special
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Old 03-29-2013, 03:44 PM
Lovemea1911 Lovemea1911 is offline
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Mid size 1911. I carry a 1911 'cause I can hit what I shoot at just by pointing; it's a natural pointer for me. I like the balance. I like the weight. I like the design. Spare mags can be loaded, quickly, and carried, easily. I rest my case.
Stop messin' with it and get a 1911.
Old 04-01-2013, 11:02 AM
crackshotsdad crackshotsdad is offline
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A custom full-size 1911 most 99% of the time and a 4" Python 1% (for those black tie events).
Load large-.45acp, load heavy-230 gr., load hot-maximum standard pressure, shoot twice.
Old 04-01-2013, 12:47 PM
General Kenobi General Kenobi is offline
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TRP Operator because I know I am accurate with it and I know it is reliable.
Old 04-05-2013, 11:07 AM
Jim PHL Jim PHL is offline
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Either an LCP or S+W 342 pocket carry or S+W Shield or M&P9c IWB. (In order of most carried: LCP, Shield, 342, 9c) I won't use a full-size, steel 1911 for CC but my next purchase is likely to be a more compact, lightweight 1911 in .45 or 9mm. When I have it, it will probably be added to the IWB rotation but I doubt I will get rid of either of the S+W's
Jim like guns. Guns good.
Old 04-05-2013, 12:32 PM
ferretray ferretray is offline
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Originally Posted by tw45 View Post
i carry a 45 cal. 10inch barrel buntline special
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Old 04-10-2020, 10:42 PM
SOX.45 SOX.45 is offline
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I am re-entering this thread as my answers have changed with the years. On duty I carry a Glock 19 MOS with a Shield RMS (glass lens) which I personally own. My department switched back to 9mm so I decided to do the same. Since I own the Glock I had to buy my own duty holsters to allow for the red dot sight, and I had to buy a black holster for regular duty and a multicam one for SERT (our version of SWAT) uniform. Those holsters are pricey! Thankfully I was able to get a blue label price on the 19 MOS which saved me some money.

I also got an amazing deal on Black Friday last fall and got a Sig P365 which shoots great and is very easy to conceal. I still have my custom Ruger SP101 and my Kimber TLE but due to ammo costs and the need to qualify with 200 rounds per gun I only qualify and carry the Glock and the Sig. I found that my department lets me use there practice ammo if I qualify with a 9mm so that saves me a lot of money.
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Old 04-11-2020, 08:10 AM
SCfromNY SCfromNY is offline
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For the most part I carry one of 4 H&K's although my Sig P365 has been sneaking into the rotation. I shoot 1911's slightly better but have a well known aversion to EDC's with a safety. A discussion for another day. I have been trying to get over carrying a gun with a safety with a purchase of a Dan Wesson Bobtail and a recent purchase of a Kimber Aegis 9mm Pro. Unfortunately there was a 4-8 week wait and Kimber shut down their factory so who knows when I will get it.
Old 04-11-2020, 02:18 PM
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Dan Wesson ECO 9mm. It's light, relatively compact, extremely accurate, and I shoot it better than anything else I own.
Old 04-11-2020, 03:43 PM
OZ 1911 OZ 1911 is online now
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S/A 9x19 Hellcat - reasons:

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Old 04-11-2020, 04:13 PM
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Kevin Rohrer Kevin Rohrer is offline
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This has been asked before.
Member: Orange Gunsite Family, NRA-Life, and the American Legion.

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All my 1911s are in .45acp. Why? Because size matters.--Me
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Old 04-11-2020, 04:47 PM
sparkyfender sparkyfender is offline
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I carry both.

Lately, sticking close to a my mainly rural area because of the virus thing, I've been favoring a S&W 19 revolver that someone who owned it before me did some custom work on.

Wow: a 7 year old thread revived.........
Old 04-11-2020, 06:36 PM
jhtravor9206 jhtravor9206 is offline
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S&W 60-14 snub nose 357 mag / 38 special

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Old 04-11-2020, 06:50 PM
45ofcourse 45ofcourse is offline
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I generally carry a cop because my 45 shield is too light.
Old 04-13-2020, 10:31 AM
DPS1911A1 DPS1911A1 is offline
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There wan't a third choice of 'both'. I carry both depending on how I feel that day.
Old 04-14-2020, 04:32 AM
Rumblur Rumblur is offline
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5" 1911 for 20+ years in a shoulder holster - got heavy and hard to conceal in summer.

3" 1911 for 5 years in a SOB - heavy, snappy, muzzle flippy, accuracy and power did not compare to 5". Too much trouble for the burden.

Kimber Solo for 7 years OWB strong side. 1911 ergonomics, 1/3rd the recoil of the 3" 1911, 5x more accurate and 2nd shot follow up almost instant. 9mm bullet tech has come far enough to make me feel comfortable betting my life on it.... 2-7 shots on target vs 1-2 = win.

Tried carrying a 5 shot 38spl but too bulky and for those kind of ballistic numbers I much prefer the LCP with 380. It always goes bang as well, and is totally hidden.
Old 04-14-2020, 05:16 AM
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Sig P938. I like hammer-fired pistols that can be carried in condition-one, and I like the small form factor of the Sig.

I'd prefer to have more ammo capacity, so in a perfect world I'd carry a WC EDC-X9. However, I still havent found one for a price I'm willing to pay.
Old 04-14-2020, 06:07 AM
Longswamp Longswamp is offline
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Walther PPS M2 9mm. A very well balanced and thin pistol. I am transitioning to Glock 43x. The Walther's biggest drawback for me is the extended magazines constitute the lower grip and I'm not sure that I can remember to loosen grip to release mag to reload. Either is typically in a minimalist IWB kydex at 3:30 to 4. I want 9mm, single stack, reliable and around 20 ounces. This is the best compromise for my everyday carry for all seasons and settings.
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