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Old 10-16-2008, 11:30 AM
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Mode 36 nickel 70% of the time in a HBE Pro TL IWB holster. If going into unfriendly areas usually strap on my BHP just for the extra firepower. The 36 then becomes my BUG. It's just so easy to put on and take off.
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Old 10-16-2008, 11:55 AM
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Warm weather is my model 36. Since I got it, its been my almost constant companion.
With cold weather approaching, I'll be switching to my 28-2. The barrell has been switched out to a 3" and its had plastic surgery to go from a square butt to a round butt. Badger boot grips make it easier to carry discreetly.
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Old 10-16-2008, 04:01 PM
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I own two revolvers, both S&W. A model 60 and a model 642 airweight. The 642 gets a lot of carry time since it carries so nice in my front pocket.
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Old 02-05-2009, 02:17 PM
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340 M&P with Crimson Trace 405 laser on the belt or for coat pocket carry.

Ruger LCP with Crimson Trace LG431 laser for pants pocket carry.
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Yes, Usually a 640 no dash with HP's & +P's and sometimes a Kel-Tec P3AT with HP's.
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Old 02-05-2009, 03:59 PM
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I have carried for over 40 years. Mostl of the time as a LEO, but 18 years as a license PI. I have carried a number of firearms. By 70% of the carry time was a Model 10 Snub, or as of late a SW Model 442 - I have almost always carried some sort of a 38 SPL, and now today I only wheel guns that are either 38SPL or .357 Mags.
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A Pre-10 M&P when I'm lounging.
A M27 3.5" or my new project gun M28 3.5" 41M
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Old 02-05-2009, 08:47 PM
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Revolver carry- 36 or 637.
Semi-Auto- Glock 26.
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Old 02-06-2009, 12:09 PM
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A 649-2 with the FBI load.
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Old 02-06-2009, 03:53 PM
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A 4" Model 10 from 1976 with Arabic markings and lead semiwadcutter handloads.
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638 if revolver. 10mm gold cup or para-ord 400 cor-bon if auto. sometimes a p-229 in 357 sig just for something different.
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Old 02-07-2009, 06:12 AM
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Either a M60 or a M13, depending on how I'm dressed and where I am. Occasionally I switch it up to an auto and carry my 1006, but not very often.
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Old 02-07-2009, 06:29 AM
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depending on the season and what i am wearing, i carry either a 342Ti loaded with 158gr lead hollow points or DAO CS9. if concealment is not an issue, then its Sig P226R in 40SW. while hunting a 3.25", magna ported ruger "kodiak" 44mag, loaded with 265gr soft points.
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As I sit, I have a S&W 642 in left front pocket in a fabric pocket holster.
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Old 02-07-2009, 08:48 AM
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A 637 or 36 in a fabric pocket holster. The 4" 10 sits at home, wanting a turn too.
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For concealment always a Kahr PM40 in a Galco strong side belt holster----in the woods I always tote a 4" 629 in a DeSantis Dual Hunter, worn cross draw.
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Every day I carry my 637-2 loaded with SB GDHP's, it's backed up by my issued Glock 19 when I am working. My pocket holsters vary from day to day but the 637 is always there. The only modification I made was to have the hammer spur removed (which I see a lot of people did here as well).
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Lately I've been carrying my issue Glock 31. On occasion (off duty), I carry my 4 inch 19 or my 4 inch 629.
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A M37 Square Butt with ivory stocks in a Kramer pocket holster w golden sabres.
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In 2008 I was carrying a Sig P6/225 and this year I've started carrying a model 64 and a model 36 depending on the weather and where I'm going.

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I carry my grandfather m49 in my front pocket, k9 or hk 2k 9mm lem iwb. If I can only carry one usually my Thunder Ranch .45
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I do at times carry a 3" Model 10 round butt. My normal carry is a 357sig with a 15 round mag. In the summer with no cover garment I carry P3AT.
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I put the sig away for special social work, and now the model 36 or 2" model 10 are the first ones out the door. My other "go to" for summer wear is the Ruger Police Service 6 in 357 with the 2 3/4" bbl.
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I really like that pistol. Can you tell me more about it? Who made it? History?

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Usually a pistol. Thinner than a cylinder, most of the time.

When it is a revolver it is a 2-1/2" 19.
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model 65, 4" barrel, .357 magnum, fed with federal hi shock sjhp 158 grains ammo.
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I never leave the house without my Bodyguards.

A blued model 38 no dash from 1985 in the left front pocket in a DeSantis "Nemesis" pocket holster and a blued model 49 no dash from 1970 something on the hip in a Galco "Concealable" OWB holster. I carry a pair of Bianchi Speed Strips as well.
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During my daily trips to and from the office, there is a Taurus 85 in my briefcase, a NAA mini .22LR in left front pants pocket and a KT P32 in right front pants pocket. After hours, there is usually a S&W 642 in a belt holster, or in a pocket holster in left inside jacket pocket. A Colt SF-VI is an occasional substitute for OWB carry.
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I've been carrying a 442 in a pocket holster. I have a 65-3 3" with a Milt Sparks VMII holster that will be arriving soon to take over as primary CCW.
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442 in an ankle holster or iwb holster or a pocket holster depending on the time of year and or what Im wearing.
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Having acquired a 646, 624, & 657 within the last nine months, I wear one of them daily in a cross-draw. HOWEVER, when going on Indian Res. property, I wear my Colt LW Cmdr. in a Galco paddle holster, which I can quickly/easily take off & leave in my car.

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As I write this, I'm carrying a 637 modifed to 9mm moonclips in my pocket. If I need something else, I have a 442 at the ready, and a 66 4" as a bedside gun.
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Model 60 with Speer Gold Dot +P in a nice basket weave Bucheimer Concealer holster that I picked up at a gun show last year for $25.
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I usually carry a Model 60 (.38 spl. with bobbed hammer) IWB with 148 grn LSWC +P.

If not that, Glock 19 IWB with 126 grn JHP.
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Either a Model 642 in my right pants pocket, or a Para Ordnance P13.45 in a Bianchi vertical shoulder holster (under a jacket).
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Usually a Kahr P9 Covert with WW-124gr Expanding FMJ +P or a 640-1 with WW 158 grn LSWCHP +P and a Keltec P32 as a BUG. There are also such choices as a pre-36 Chief's Special, Colt Detective Special, Colt Agent, 2.5" 66-1, 2.5" 686-3, 325 PD 2.5" and a 396 Mountain Lite .44 spl. The great thing about DA revolvers is they all operate the same more or less and its not to confusing to switch between them for carry. I have other autos but just tend to carry the wheels more. As the ad copy says, "Simple, reliable and effective".
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Lately, I've been lazy and let the big guns ride in a bag in the truck. I have a M625 .45 ACP Mountain Gun and a Browning Hi-Power, and extra ammo, at my feet when I travel.

In my pocket is a Colt Agent .38 special, loaded with NyClads.

Out on the farm, it can be most anything-USFA .44 Special SAA, Colt PPS in either .38 special or .32-20, S&W 2nd Model HE .44 Special cut to 3 1/2", or whatever I dig out of he safe.

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i often carry my 1911 with 3 mags. but i dress down more it a ruger sr9c. the 12+1 is a huge plus. also i carry the 17 rd mag as well. i work in a bad part of town, last year the building i work at got shot at twice.
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If my pants are on the 640 is in the pocket, even if a big gun is on the belt.

Looking for a suitable holster for a 3" 686.
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Daily carry gun since 1980 has been a Colt Commander in .38 Super...

The first one was a 1952 that has a BarSto barrel, MMC Classic sights and a Colt ambi safety. Other than that is was basically stock.





In 2007 I had a second 1952 Commander made up about the same but has MMC Tactical Adjustable night sights and full hard chrome.





It is very rare for me to carry something else unless I am hunting, hiking or around water. Then I'll usually have a 657 Mountain Gun, 60-10 3" .357 or a Freedom Arms 97 .41 Magnum...








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I wanted something reliable, safe, can be pocket carried when needed, was in a caliber used by law enforcement and was fun to shoot lots at the range. I had decided on a 642/442 and coincidently someone at work had a 442 they bought in 1994, shot once, cleaned and put in a drawer. I bought it, made a few holsters and carry it daily, either on my belt or in my pocket depending on how I'm dressed.
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Model 60, '70's vintage in a Gould & Goodrich pancake holster.
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Over the last 30+ years I have carried both semi-autos and revolvers. In the semi-auto category, it has for the most part been a Walther PP in .32 ACP primarily in a back-up or off duty capacity.

I've been an LEO since the 1970s and overall I carried a revolver most of the time and still do. Back when I started we had to furnish our own firearms for duty use. And, were limited to either Colt or S&W.

The S&W Model 10 was probably my most carried duty weapon, seconded only by a Colt Police Positive Special in 4 inch configurations.

For back-up, off duty and some duty assignments I have carried a Colt Detective Special, S&W Model 60 and Model 649.

Although my agency now issues the Glock, we still have an option of carrying approved firearms that are personally owned. I have recently been carrying a Model 36-1 RB with a 3 inch heavy barrel. It kind of blends the best of all categories for concealment, accuracy and ease of carry in the revolver category.

Why do I carry a revolver? Years of practice and rounds down range. I hold an NRA Police Distinguished Expert Qualification with S&W revolver. Short answer - I have become very comfortable over the years with this weapons system. See no reason to change now.

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