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Old 10-30-2016, 11:32 AM
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I used to have a three-inch S&W M36. I may get another.
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Old 11-12-2016, 09:52 AM
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I also have a 640 Pro and it's a great shooter. It handles .357s well enough, but for actual carry I default to the incredible lightness of being that the 360PD provides.



It's my primary carry and always with me. I prefer AISW carry but can ankle carry if that's all that dress allows.

If it came to actual shooting I'd like to have this in the break front Don Hulme on my hip:



For better concealment but slower draw I can use this rig:





If I'm going to carry the model 69 .44 L frame I'll probably carry the 340 Pro in a left hand holster on the weak side to counteract the weight. I have also carried the 44 in a cheap Uncle Mike fabric holster AISW!

Not leaving the semi-autos out I have a 4040PD that is nice to carry concealed. Just the same as my 3913NL or my 3914LS but more power with the .40S&W. Here's my Shorty Forty in shoulder rig, It's still half a pound lighter than the .44 (w/ 2 extra mags):



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Old 12-03-2016, 11:49 AM
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digiroc, who makes the kydex j frame iwb holster you pictured above?
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Old 12-03-2016, 02:36 PM
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NEGATIVE Pocket Carry or Ankle Carry !
Real Life experiences has proven to me these are dangerous carry positions.
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Old 12-03-2016, 10:19 PM
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Real Life experiences has proven to me these are dangerous carry positions.
^^^^^^^^^ What he said.
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Old 12-03-2016, 11:41 PM
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No. When I'm not in pocket carry mode, my 60 no dash is secure in a strong side high rise pancake, or a paddle that allows me to easily crossdraw when seated.
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Old 12-04-2016, 01:21 AM
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does any one use the hip grips on there j frame?
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Old 12-04-2016, 05:55 AM
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Here is my S&W Model 642-1 (no lock) with Uncle Mike's Spegel designed
boot grips.

The holster by Matt Del Fatti ASP-DD IWB has the offset
belt clip and shark trim.

Shark belt by Crescent.

Hornady Critical Defense .38 Spl. 110-Gr. FTX Standard Pressure.

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Old 12-04-2016, 10:27 AM
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My wife and daughter both use the hip grip on their S&W Model 642s
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Old 12-04-2016, 10:36 AM
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I'm surprised there isn't more Galco Summer Comforts being used. Very comfortable. The snaps are a little more involved to use, but it feels more secure to me. 4:00.

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Old 12-04-2016, 10:42 AM
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My summer IWB carry is a 60-15 in a Milt Sparks VMII.......extremely comfortable all day, every day.....
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Old 12-04-2016, 09:35 PM
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My summer IWB carry is a 60-15 in a Milt Sparks VMII.......extremely comfortable all day, every day.....
MetalMan has beaten to me it again. We basically have the same revolver and holster...

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Old 12-05-2016, 07:55 AM
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Real Life experiences has proven to me these are dangerous carry positions.
Add *** (Small Of Back) to those two
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Old 12-05-2016, 10:02 AM
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Anyone else carry a J frame IWB?

Yes, constantly.
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Old 12-06-2016, 04:16 PM
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Could you elaborate and share your experiences? Thanks.
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Old 12-06-2016, 04:20 PM
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I've been carrying my 638 in a pocket holster, but today I picked up a IWB holster in a trade and really liked carrying it there. It was very comfortable as well as it was nice to have my pocket back. Anyone else carry a J frame IWB?
When I first got my 638 I carried it in a DeSantis pocket holster.
It was ok but not nearly as comfortable as a IWB holster I subsequently got. It's the only way I carry now.
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Old 12-11-2016, 03:00 PM
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had this guy made yesterday at the gun show. Seems like it is going to work out nice. I might have to trim it up a bit but the price was hard to beat.
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Old 12-12-2016, 08:16 AM
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Actually, I do not. I carry it in my right front pants pocket. A gun that weighs just a pound loaded rides quite nicely in my pants pocket.
AGREED!

My only drawback to pocket carry is when sitting it is almost impossible to get to the gun in a hurry.
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Old 12-12-2016, 09:21 AM
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My only drawback to pocket carry is when sitting it is almost impossible to get to the gun in a hurry.
That's another reason I carry Two J's one in the pocket one AIWB. Now that jacket weather is here I'll also slip one to a jacket pocket if in the car.
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Until I found the Bianchi nylon fanny pack, with secret holster, I carried all of my firearms in a Safariland IWB suede holster. It was the most comfortable and inexpensive IWB holster available. They are still made by some reputable holster companies.
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I use a Del Fatti ISP-DD.....it's horside so it's thin, but rigid....I wear it strong side IWB and with a 442, I hardly know it's there..for me, it's even more comfortable than pocket carry...I hate pocket carry...did I mention I can't stand pocket carry?

Delfatti makes great holsters. The ISP-DD is one of his best.
Here is my ISP-DD with shark trim carrying my model 642.
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I love to AIWB carry my LCR. Have just ordered the Side Guard quick clip. Hope I like it.
You probably have your Quick Clip by
now? How do you like it? There isn't
anything to not like. Here is a photo
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