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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #50 on: September 11, 2019, 01:45:59 pm »
I was convinced my 38 J frames were my go to  ..... trusted and handy , though only 5 shots & a bit heavy ( not Scandium )
I discovered the Beretta Jetfire 950 BS and enjoy the light deep carry  8 +1 but its 25 ACP  :-\

The Sig 365 w/ 12 + 1 in 9 MM  is  18.5 oz  and it goes bang every time...so far
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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #51 on: September 11, 2019, 03:19:13 pm »

The Sig 365 w/ 12 + 1 in 9 MM  is  18.5 oz  and it goes bang every time...so far

I agree.  As I mentioned earlier, the P365 is rapidly taking over as my carry gun.  I use a Kydex IWB holster with a loose shirt over it or a Kydex pocket holster in my right front pocket.  I have a pouch with a flap that holds a spare magazine on my left hip.  It just looks like a multi-tool or something since you can't see what's in there.  This setup is just hard to beat...

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #52 on: September 12, 2019, 06:18:40 pm »
I haven't been keeping track .... What's the ratio of CCW revolvers compared to semi-autos?
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« Reply #53 on: September 12, 2019, 11:00:51 pm »
I haven't been keeping track .... What's the ratio of CCW revolvers compared to semi-autos?
It depends on the weather. Hot weather seems to lean towards semi autos, cold weather favors revolvers.

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #54 on: September 21, 2019, 10:50:11 am »
Put me in the revolver column. airweight 642 S&W. I have carried several others . But once I found pocket carry I don't even think about it any more. DR
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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #55 on: September 21, 2019, 03:54:08 pm »
Went to a CAS/Zoot shoot. Afterwards went to Walmart. My CCW was a 1911A1.

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #56 on: September 22, 2019, 08:08:12 am »
were they still stocking ammo ? 
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« Reply #57 on: September 22, 2019, 08:28:42 am »
My local WM has .22, shotshells, and some 30-30, 30-06, etc, and some big empty spaces where pistol and .223 ammo used to be.

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #58 on: September 22, 2019, 09:04:33 am »
were they still stocking ammo ?
I didn't check. Bought groceries. I don't know if I have ever bought ammo at Walmart.

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« Reply #59 on: September 22, 2019, 09:11:56 am »
Not a lot of gun shops in my area, and the two we have are high... And so are their prices. If Wally had it, which wasn't often, I'd get some. Otherwise, I wait till I go to Athens. An almost 3 hour drive.

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« Reply #60 on: September 22, 2019, 09:19:30 am »
I can't recall, I don't think I ever did ? I think I did at Kmart ...then they banned gun sale ( I remember the Rosie O'Donnell brew ha ha )

Don't miss Kmart...wont miss Walmart either

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« Reply #61 on: September 22, 2019, 09:32:49 am »
You forgot Monkey Wards.

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« Reply #62 on: September 22, 2019, 09:39:39 am »
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« Reply #63 on: September 22, 2019, 10:03:39 am »
To be honest, I miss the brick and mortar days. There is a lot to be said for seeing and touching a product, before deciding to buy, or not buy. You can't tell much from a picture and generic description.

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« Reply #64 on: September 22, 2019, 10:12:56 am »
For what it is worth
AS a State of Tennessee Concealed Carry Handgun Instructor....what I see on the range is that most people carry small concealable semi autos in 9mm or .380.  Out of a class of 40 students I might get one or two (usually women) who carry revolvers.   What I do see is that in many instances the guns people carry are not fitted to them and as a result they have difficulty handling them
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« Reply #65 on: September 22, 2019, 10:19:35 am »
And for what it is worth, I have seen many semi autos go "click", when they should go "BANG!". My wife got one of those little .380 semi autos, don't remember the make. While shooting it one day, the slide fell off. Not a fan of just any pistol, but revolvers just don't fail.

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« Reply #66 on: September 22, 2019, 12:01:35 pm »
Too many folks have cc guns that they do carry but other than the initial ccw course don?t go to a pistol range [to shoot with no pressure] or to an idpa match [to shoot under pressure] to see if they can really operate the gun. I coerced my wife to several idpa matches to get her up to speed with her Detective Special. But she was not a gun gal so her revolver became her house gun when I was on night shift and she never carried. Got her to do a couple of cas shoots but it wasn?t her cup ?o? tea. She did like buying fancy dresses and hats with plumage though.
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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #67 on: September 22, 2019, 12:42:08 pm »
Carried my Commander 1911 to church this morning.

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #68 on: September 23, 2019, 02:30:29 am »
Went to a CAS/Zoot shoot. Afterwards went to Walmart. My CCW was a 1911A1.

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Fascinating ... in ABQ the Walmarts all have "computer paper signs" that essentially say "no firearms"  period.

However Target and Smiths (Kroger chain) have nice professional signs that cite state laws and indicate that Concealed Carry with a permit is perfectly fine.

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #69 on: September 23, 2019, 03:25:48 am »
The way I understood it, Walmart doesn't want "open carry". This may change from area to area, store to store. I just pull my t shirt over most of my 1911. I figure, if it is enough for a lawman to say it is a concealed weapon, good enough for me.

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Re: CCW guns
« Reply #70 on: September 23, 2019, 03:52:42 am »
I will leave nothing to whim of - or interpterion by a LEO ?.

If it shows or even prints there is a chance of a not so harmonious confrontation ..if there is posted "BAN" I don't enter
I wont  go to Starbucks or patronize any established posted carry ban business, Ill shop or partake elsewhere.

 I feel the 2nd Amendment and my State carry laws allows me to choose when & where I wish to carry, not a corporate policy.

I will  take notice of their policy and not open my wallet for their profit. 




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« Reply #71 on: September 23, 2019, 04:18:33 am »
I haven't much choice of where to shop. 20 minutes to Wally world, or 45 minutes to Kroger. The only other choices in town, are an IGA or Harvey's. Both have poor selection and high prices. I hate Walmart, but I hate having to drive to Dublin too. If we are out there anyways, I prefer Kroger's. Better food, selection, and with their deals, good price.

I have been looking for firearms notices at Walmart, and have not seen any at all here. I don't push too hard, but don't cower and hide my gun either. Quite a different atmosphere, compared to Central Flordidia.

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« Reply #72 on: September 23, 2019, 04:42:12 am »
Can't say if Central Florida Walmart's have a posted gun BAN or not ?.

I don't go to Walmart ?.period  ? or Target ( which BTW is an IRONIC name )  ::)

"SHE" does 99% of our grocery shopping,... Publix Winn Dixie and for paper product & cleaners etc.  Walmart

I think there may be IGA & Kroger around or they may have pulled out of Florida
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« Reply #73 on: September 23, 2019, 06:07:03 am »
I would kill for a local Publix! The closest one is on the other side of Macon, more than an hour drive. And in Macon, carrying is recommended.

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« Reply #74 on: September 23, 2019, 07:34:22 am »
I do go to Publix on occasion, Deli & prescriptions ...I have cruised around to the Seafood & Meat Dept.   


 
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