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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #25 on: February 07, 2017, 08:11:02 am »
I carry a S&W Model 442 airweight in .38 spl.
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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #26 on: February 07, 2017, 09:48:34 am »

3" Charter Arms Bulldog .44 Special for CC-

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #27 on: February 07, 2017, 04:37:11 pm »
I always carried a Commander size 1911, my current one is a Kimber Tac Pro II.  However, since I got old and fat, belt carry can be a problem so I carry a Charter Bulldog 44 in a vest pocket.

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #28 on: February 11, 2017, 03:46:10 pm »
Ruger LCD9s Pro 9mm, fitted with tritium sights.  Depending on clothing, I carry it in a OWB belt holster, conventional shoulder holster or Deepcover linen shoulder harness.

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #29 on: February 11, 2017, 08:57:43 pm »
Today I bought my third S&W .357 2-1/2" snubby, a M19. Companion piece for my other snubby M19 and M66.

I don't live in a country that allows CCWs but I shoot these guns in IDPA. If I COULD carry, one of these would be my constant companion.
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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #30 on: August 09, 2019, 08:37:29 am »
I realize this is a dinosaur of a thread.... :-\ But thinking this is still relevant.

My taste has changed .I was carrying a S&W Mod.36 or an alternative 2" Model 60

But just a few days ago I acquired a Sig 365 , it was one of those planets align buys.
I am completely gob struck with the compact 10 shot 9mm.
10 rounds of 9MM Luger in a piece smaller than a Glock 43 single stack.
Ergonomics are just right for my hand, and recoil is quite mild because of the fit.
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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #31 on: August 09, 2019, 10:20:40 am »
Sometimes you just KNOW when it's YOUR gun!
 Congrats on your SIG.
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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #32 on: August 09, 2019, 10:34:15 am »
I carry a S&W M1917. Not exactly ideal for concealed carry, but for me my options are an Uberti SAA with a 7.5" barrel or the Smith, so the Smith it is.
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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #33 on: August 09, 2019, 03:28:47 pm »
Mine is a Keltec P11 9mm, with a belt clip.  It is not fun to shoot, but then I don't shoot it for fun.  Lately I've been open carrying a Glock 19 when I take my late night exercise walks.

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #34 on: August 09, 2019, 06:20:22 pm »
I realize this is a dinosaur of a thread.... :-\ But thinking this is still relevant.

My taste has changed .I was carrying a S&W Mod.36 or an alternative 2" Model 60

But just a few days ago I acquired a Sig 365 , it was one of those planets align buys.
I am completely gob struck with the compact 10 shot 9mm.
10 rounds of 9MM Luger in a piece smaller than a Glock 43 single stack.
Ergonomics are just right for my hand, and recoil is quite mild because of the fit.

I too switched to a P365 a few months ago. It is a near perfect CCW pistol. It's comfortable to shoot, accurate, easy to control and concealable. I find myself liking it more and more. Now, there have been reports of QC and breakage issues, particularly with early production guns, but mine has been completely reliable. Good choice!

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #35 on: August 09, 2019, 08:27:57 pm »
There's an old saying, "No gun too big to shoot or too small too carry". My preferred carry is a Sig 239 or a SCCY 9mm. Got talked out of a Shield .40 by a cop buddy who needed a BUG.
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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #36 on: August 09, 2019, 09:38:40 pm »
I just got an ATI 1911 last Christmas, and was carrying in a Mexican loop at 3:00. Recently, I made a holster for a fella with the same pistol, based on a pic of a Milt Sparks IWB. I liked the way it came out, and immediately whipped up a second. Not really a fan of IWB holsters, but this one sits nice at 4:00.

Prior to this, I carried a Ruger 44 SBH. And a 357 Uberti Cattleman before that.

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #37 on: August 09, 2019, 11:43:47 pm »
I too switched to a P365 a few months ago. It is a near perfect CCW pistol. It's comfortable to shoot, accurate, easy to control and concealable. I find myself liking it more and more. Now, there have been reports of QC and breakage issues, particularly with early production guns, but mine has been completely reliable. Good choice!

CC Griff

There were some reports in a small percentage of early guns in early 2018 , issue was centered around the striker breakage, but Sig addressed that with a new striker design by mid 2018. Another was the night sights were not glowing.
 
Guns made in 2019 have solved the early teething issues... 

 
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« Reply #38 on: August 10, 2019, 12:13:26 am »
I too am not enamored with IWB ...sadly there is precious little extra room inside my belt with me in there too  ::)
Nor do I like tight elastic bands , ankle carry or those crotch pouch things...
that leaves OWB or Pocket carry for me.

I have several DeSantis Nemesis pocket holsters I like and just got another for the Sig.  I
also ordered a MY Holster thumb break OWB for the Sig that looks like I'll like.

I considered Sneaky Pete belt boxes, but they are embossed with SP and telegraph to anyone familiar with the thing  :-\
also it is kinda bulky
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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #39 on: August 12, 2019, 09:00:07 am »
I carry a S&W Model 37 with Pachmeyer grips. I can't get the picture straight on here for some reason!!
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« Reply #40 on: August 12, 2019, 02:09:20 pm »
@Major- Sometimes, I just like to let it all hang out

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #41 on: August 13, 2019, 09:39:45 am »
Currently carrying a RIA compact 1911 in .45 ACP. But, thinking of getting something a bit lighter.

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I've switched to a Rossi clone of the S&W model 60 with the firing pin on the hammer.

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #42 on: August 13, 2019, 02:50:03 pm »
I mentioned     "...ordered a MY Holster thumb break OWB for the Sig that looks like I'll like.


Up date   I do like it  good quality , excellent fit  ...could not beat the price  @ $28  shipped free.

I compare to Galco
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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #43 on: August 13, 2019, 08:37:32 pm »
Here's the holster I carry my S&W Shield 9 in:

http://advancedperformanceshooting.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Epitome.jpg

Since the belt goes over the holster, it keeps the gun pulled in tight to the body, and for me it's snugged up right under my...errrr?. "overhang"  :o when worn just in front of the hip. Conceals pretty well with a loose fitting untucked t-shirt or a polo shirt.

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #44 on: September 10, 2019, 07:15:52 pm »
I go between a Model 37, an Airweight and a LCP9s, can't make up my mind on which one I like the best!
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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #45 on: September 11, 2019, 03:28:44 am »
I tried the IWB holster, gave it a good run. I wore it one day, when I had a lot of driving to do, 3 hrs up to Athens, more driving around up there, 3 hrs back... By the end of the day, I couldn't hardly walk. Been 3-4 weeks, and I'm still in pain. No more IWB for me!

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« Reply #46 on: September 11, 2019, 05:11:37 am »
update . I have yet to use the OTW thumb break with the Sig 365 ? just no occasion as its still to warm for any light jacket and I don't go untucked
( well T shirts I do but seldom wear them aside from around the house )

So it has been the DeSantis Nemesis pocket holster
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« Reply #47 on: September 11, 2019, 07:22:40 am »
I use either a 1908 .380 Colt model M or a Colt 1911 on a belt or a shoulder holster USFA SAA Sheriffs .45.
In the early 90s, I knew a 90 plus years old man who ran a gun shop in Wichita that still carried his old 1849 Pocket model, in the late 90s I knew a shop owner who kept a 2nd model S&W Russian under the counter. I guess it really is whatever you are most comfortable with.

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #48 on: September 11, 2019, 12:02:43 pm »
I won't leave the couch without my G19.  Glocks have saved my hide more than once as a LEO.

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« Reply #49 on: September 11, 2019, 12:41:30 pm »
I bounce between a Scandium J frame .38 spcl and a lightweight Colt Mustang .380. In the fall/winter I will carry my 625-10 .45acp or a New Agent .45. I pocket carry usually but I?ll carry the 1911 owb.
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