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I have a few,but mostly my Bulldog .44 Special,2.5".
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Old 11-07-2017, 07:59 PM
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Carry 24/7 when I am clothed.
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J-frame 649, or
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Old 11-07-2017, 08:05 PM
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Lately I have been rotating between the following guns:

Ruger lcp w/ crimson trace
Kimber K6s
Kahr K9
Glock 19 gen 3

Only carry factory ammo, its plentiful and relatively inexpensive in the calibers I carry so I save the reloads for range use.
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Old 11-07-2017, 08:32 PM
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340 M&P. Facilitates meeting the first rule of a gun fight; outside coat pocket or front pants pocket depending on weather, always in pocket holster. The XS sight and big U notch work well with my 60 year old eyes. Ranger 130 gr bonded +P in speedloaders; Remington 125 gr .357 in speed strips.

CZ 75D PCR with XS sights. Fits me as well as my best shotgun. I can point shoot with it. 115 gr Federal 9BPLE +P+

(Under consideration) Walther PPQ .45. Federal 230 gr HST..
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Old 11-07-2017, 09:59 PM
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Walther PPS40 Classic

I don't compete with it. It is completely submissive to me.

Factory ammo only.
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Old 11-08-2017, 02:32 PM
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340PD in a well worn Galco pocket holster, left front pocket.
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Old 12-02-2017, 08:48 PM
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The vast majority of the time I am carrying a Glock 19/17/34 as a primary CCW piece. That said, I often will mix it up and carry a 1911, and more recently a 4506. Usually in the winter time the larger/heavier guns tend to get carried.

No matter what I am carrying, I usually have my old J Frame 442 in my front, off side pocket. It is my "always" gun. It is the gun that is on me when I don't feel like carrying a gun.



It has seen both thousands of rounds fired, and thousands of hours carried both on the job and off, and is just one of those guns that when you handle it, you know it has been well used.

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Old 12-03-2017, 10:09 AM
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I carry a SW Core full size (IWB), shoot Federal Premium 9mm 124 grain Ammo (Personal Defense)

I compete with a SW Performace Center 9L (with all the bells and whistles) in the USPSA Open class, shoot Sellier & Bellot FMJ 115grs 7.5g
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Old 12-03-2017, 11:09 AM
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You must be competent with what ever you carry concealed.
Also your weapon must not "print", and be completely concealed,but easy for you to draw.
Next is that you must have the necessary State and/or City valid permit.
Also, most States require you to attend and pass a CCW course on how to use your weapon.
Your State will "run" a background check on you for a "records check.
Then,if qualified, you will receive your State License to carry.
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Old 12-03-2017, 11:26 AM
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9mm Shield Performance Center in Uncle Mike's pocket holster with 8 rounds of Hornady Critical Defense and one in the chamber.
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Old 12-03-2017, 12:07 PM
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Time for a poll.

What is your CCW handgun? Do you compete with it
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Factory loads, or homemade?
Out of 60 posts looks like only about 3 do or have shot competition with their CCW ..
( 5% )

One of the old guys I shoot with carries a G19.. No matter what the local match is ,, steel challenge ,, USPSA ,, speed steel,, GSSF,, etc.. he uses the G19. And he is darn good with it,, and really hard to beat..

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Old 12-03-2017, 12:19 PM
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Light = Glock 43, Truglo Sights, Hyve +2 Mags, Cook's Kydex IWB 98%
Heavy =Kimber Master Carry Pro 45, Haley Strategic Incog IWB 2%
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Old 12-03-2017, 12:40 PM
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I carry my 1972 Python 2.5" in a Desantis Speed Scabbard OWB concealed about 99% of the time. The other 1% is a '68 Detective Special.

The Python is loaded with homebrew magnums of 140gr XTPs over 15gr of 2400. The DS is loaded with factory 147gr Hydra-Shok +P specials.

I don't compete, but practice for combat shooting.

It sure seems like revolvers are falling to the wayside, especially medium or large framed revolvers. I don't think I could rely totally on a J frame, as I'm leery of just my Detective.
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Most of the time M&P 380 bodyguard in a DeSantis pocket holster loaded with federal hydra shoks

when I open carry, S&W model 10-8 4" bull barrel in a DeSantis OWB thumb break holster hiking down the trails, the outdoor shooting range, hunting, etc. Hornady critical defense 110gr or Hornady 125 gr xtp's.

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Old 12-03-2017, 02:48 PM
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Out of 60 posts looks like only about 3 do or have shot competition with their CCW ..
( 5% )

One of the old guys I shoot with carries a G19.. No matter what the local match is ,, steel challenge ,, USPSA ,, speed steel,, GSSF,, etc.. he uses the G19. And he is darn good with it,, and really hard to beat..

I might have shot one or two rounds through this old, early Gen 1 Kimber, shooting USPSA, and other gun games, as well as using it for a work gun and off duty/teaching gun.




The breach face really tells the story, as does the magwell.







It actually once had a beautiful blued finish on it.






The old, early Kimbers were/are exceptional 1911s. Later versions were were "hit and miss" quality control wise, but my old one still shoots exceptionally well, even after the high round count. It takes a back seat only to my Les Baer in the accuracy department.
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Old 12-03-2017, 04:41 PM
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EDC = 340PD and for very deep concealment, Taurus TCP .380.
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Old 12-07-2017, 09:40 PM
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I'm partial to an RPG, but singed haired women standing on the backside tend to become perturbed.

Sig P239 .40 S&W. But I very rarely carry.
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Carry every day. For when I can take the risk of printing - Walther PPS IWB. For when I can NOT print- Ruger LCP or 442-1 pocket carry. And for when I want something bigger - either Walther P99AS or M&P 357.
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S&W .40 Ca. Shield.
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Old 12-07-2017, 09:46 PM
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Several in rotation:

Or:

Or:

Or:

Kahr K40 Covert
See the similarity - All DAO.
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638. All the time, unless I am somewhere that I can't carry for legal reasons and then it is replaced by a samsung smart phone.
I had a first year centennial that I carried for years and never got over wishing I had the option of a single action shot, but always appreciated the lack of the hammer spur when pulling it out of concealment. This little humpback airweight is ugly to some but pure beauty to anyone that appreciates it for more than it's looks. The best, for me, for sure.
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Old 12-24-2017, 04:48 PM
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I have carried a model CS 45 for over 20 years. I always carry the same pistol, and am totally familiar with it. I do not advocate switching or rotating carry guns.
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All day every day a Glock 19 or 26 with an extra mag
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442 with Win.125grn +p...or LCP with 90grn XTP's...everyday.

If I can hide a bigger gun GP100/ 686 / Glock 17....
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Just retired (sold) my Shield 9mm in favor of a Ruger LC9s. A touch smaller, better trigger and around 3 ounces lighter.
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A model 640 in .357 is with me 24-7. When I carry itís in a iwb holster. Occasionally I take a 386 mountain lite with 7 rds of .357. Larry
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My carry gun depends on how I'm dressed and/or my activities. For the most part it'll be my 642-2 or my 4" mod 10-8 38spl.
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Summer M1908 colt in .380, it's 105 years old this year. Winter, Colt M1911 in a shoulder holster. It's 100 years old this year. I shoot both on a regular basis. Looking for an old S&W M36 to carry.
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442 or Shield .45 depends on how I am dressed or what I am doing.
I am carrying my Shield more since I got an Air Marshall 3.
Adjustable shoulder holsters | Handgun shoulder holster – Kangaroo Carry
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Right now, as my G17 is down for repairs, I CCW a Springfield Armory M1911A1 .45 ACP cond III. 7+7 rounds of 255gr SWC at 870 FPS.
Hi. What do you use for powder and how many grs.

I have bought your 255 grain bullets at a bowling pin shoot from you.

Thank you.

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M&P 380 bodyguard in a DeSantis POCKET holster loaded with federal hydra shoks or a shield 9mm IWB or Glock26 OWB
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Summer M1908 colt in .380, it's 105 years old this year. Winter, Colt M1911 in a shoulder holster. It's 100 years old this year. I shoot both on a regular basis. Looking for an old S&W M36 to carry.

I carry M36 S&W shoot 125 gr. XTP out of it. great little carry gun
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My daily carry is a S&W .380 Shield EZ with 95gr Hornady Critical Defense FTX.
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I carry everything I own. Even a 7 1/2" SAA in a cross draw holster. My favorite is a Browning HP. Body Guard 380 is the easiest in the summer. My last duty weapon was a 659. It pulls my pants down though. Heavy bugger and when you get old and ugly you also lose your butt. Chief and 637. 4 3/4" SAA. As said by others it depends on weather and clothing and what you are doing. I would guess the Body Guard gets the most carry time just because it is so easy to conceal and doesn't interfere with seat belts.
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For the last year or so I've been carrying a CZ Rami in .40. Ammo is HST 180gr.

I've been thinking about switching back to 9mm since I shoot it better. I'm okay with the .40, but the 9 is a breeze to shoot well.

Before the Rami I carried a Ruger LC9, but that ultra narrow grip really does a number on the web of my hand. Even with the Hogue grip sleeve added it literally hurts to shoot, so I rarely even take it to the range now. Guess I should trade it off or something, but they are so cheap now that I may as well hold on to it.

If I do decide to go back to 9mm I will carry the Rami's twin in 9 with 147 gr. HST.
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