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Old 04-22-2017, 08:38 PM
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being rude to ppl that carry guns ain't usually a good idea.....they might just have a sick sense of humor
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Old 05-03-2017, 06:17 PM
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I've got my newly front sight painted 642 in an appendix carry kydex holster sitting right behind the laptop as I type this. So comfortable...
A Desert Eagle would be comfortable behind a laptop.

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Old 05-03-2017, 07:25 PM
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I'm not man enough to work the slide.

(That's why I stick to Glocks.)
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Old 05-05-2017, 01:41 PM
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I have heard before that old men have white hair because of all the wisdom they have gained. Yep I am full of it, I mean wisdom, and I carry only revolvers. I so like my Charter Bulldog 44 spl. for carry.
The last semi auto an LC9s got shot a few times and has sat in the safe ever since. Good gun but I just don't like semi auto for carry. LOL I should not have bought it but I got a good price and we all know we can't turn down a good price on a good gun.
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I'm 53 and sometimes carry my SP101. I'm almost hobbling, gimpy and need glasses, now get off my lawn!
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Old 05-09-2017, 10:23 AM
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I'm 63 and I always carry a revolver. I have been told it is because I am old, and can't change. I have several semi auto pistols and I enjoy shooting them but when my life depends on it I will choose a revolver every time.

Like a gentleman said earlier SMART people carry REVOLVERS.
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Old 05-09-2017, 08:23 PM
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That is a beautiful pistol.
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One of the reasons my EDC continues to be a revolver may be somewhat emotional. I had to use my issued thirty-eight more than once during my 30 year LEO career and it just worked, so that's where my comfort level lies. We transitioned to the Glock 23 before I retired and if I was still on the job that weapon would make sense. I do carry my LCP when my J frame cannot be readily concealed.
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Old 05-10-2017, 11:17 AM
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At the risk of sounding like my father use to, I think getting old brings some level of wisdom and patience with the resulting ability to resist chasing the next shinny thing that comes along.

ps. At 57, I prefer a revolver for carry because I know it's going to go BANG every time I pull the trigger. Not sure that's wisdom or a deeply rooted self preservation instinct. :-)
I feel it is a honor to sound like my father. Proud to carry on his likes.

ps. At 63 I agree with you 100 percent.
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Old 05-10-2017, 06:34 PM
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I'm 63 and I like revolvers, but the arthritis in my shooting hand won't let me carry a big caliber snubby. My 9mm pistols don't bother me (no doubt because of the action absorbing some of the recoil), but I can't even shoot a box of standard pressure .38 in my former LCR .357 without my pinky finger swelling up for 24 hours.

I have an LCR .22 magnum that doesn't bother me. I carry it on walks and such, but for EDC, I'm going to stick with my Shield 9.
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Damn whippersnappers. I'm 64!

I just shot some Winchester Ranger (Bonded) 130gr +P out of my 642-1 yesterday to get some practice with my carry ammo.

The Airweight handles the load well, imho. The stock grips do a very nice job absorbing the recoil.
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I'm 63 and I like revolvers, but the arthritis in my shooting hand won't let me carry a big caliber snubby. My 9mm pistols don't bother me (no doubt because of the action absorbing some of the recoil), but I can't even shoot a box of standard pressure .38 in my former LCR .357 without my pinky finger swelling up for 24 hours.

I have an LCR .22 magnum that doesn't bother me. I carry it on walks and such, but for EDC, I'm going to stick with my Shield 9.
I carry a LCR 357 or a SW 642 pro series.
Like you I am 63 years young and have arthritis in both hands and they will beat you up. So I practice with a LCR 22 and continue carrying the revolver.
But the shield 9 is proven and will get the job done they are a pleasure to shoot.
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Old 05-11-2017, 01:12 PM
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Fora long time I favored autos. I mostly only have revolvers now since they are more suitable to my needs. Chiefs special easily conceals and is comfortable. Something I will actually carry on me all the time so it made a lot more sense than any auto I had. Better to have 5 shots in a snub that I know will go off than 13-15 rounds of 40s&w sitting at home, and my logic is why try to EDC a semi auto of comparable size that only may give me one or two extra round in a gun that would jam if muzzzle contact was made. I'm a regular Joe and that's the likely scenario for a situation I'd need it in. S&W 686 4" is the best choice for me when hunting and hiking, and makes for a great HD gun with 38 spcl +p.

My wife got a M&P 9c, and we've come to agree that the slide is just to hard for her to manipulate so she will soon be getting a j frame for carry. We are both in our mid to late 30's.
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Since 11/2014 this BODYGUARD 38 has been my EDCG...

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