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How many rounds do you carry?

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by funky2714, Jul 20, 2012.


  1. funky2714

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    I usually carry a G23. As most of you know, that gives me 13 +1 rounds of 40. I was just curious as to how many rounds/mags others feel comfortable carrying and why.

    Thanks everyone!
     

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  2. SJ 40

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    One full magazine in the gun,one magazine as a spare with more about the truck. SJ 40
     

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    15 in the gun, sometimes 28 more on the hip, and always 34 in the truck. All Underwood 10MM.
     
  5. ChrisFB

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    G26 with 10+1. Almost always have a spare mag and all my mags outside of the G26's 10 rounder are G17 mags so another 16 rounds as I download my spares by 1 so they seat super easy (just in case I actually do wind up doing a speed reload with my life or others on the line - Sux but I'll sacrifice that 1 round in a high cap mag to make sure it goes right). 27rnds total.
     
  6. unit1069

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    My normal practice is whatever is in the pistol. There are times when I'll carry a spare magazine but since I lead a staid and routine lifestyle I don't like to carry more devices or paraphernalia than necessary.

    The best reason I've seen for carrying a spare mag for normal self-defense scenarios is the malfunction factor. I rigorously test my pistol/ammo choices for reliability whenever I go to the range for this reason, putting the pistol/ammo through several rapid fire exercises.

    I know this isn't an absolute guarantee that my chosen pistol/ammo won't malfunction but the successive tests that bear out reliability do provide a measure of confidence for someone with my staid lifestyle.

    The best results I've found to date is to select a pistol with a solid reputation for quality/reliability and stick with a major American ammo manufacturer.
     
    #6 unit1069, Jul 21, 2012
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  7. ronin.45

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    Whatever my gun holds.

    Snubby 9mm with five

    Glock 26 with 10
     
  8. collim1

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    8+1 in the gun with a spare 8rd mag.

    In the summer I sometimes carry a jframe with a speed strip in my pocket.
     
  9. FL Airedale

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    G23 one in the pipe and 13 in the mag. 1 spare mag for 27.

    I still will carry my 1911 once in a while. 8+1 and two extra mags. 25 rounds total.
     
  10. FLglockdude

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    Kahr CM9 6+1 with a spare 6 round mag. I need to get around to getting an 8 rounder for a spare.
     
  11. Maine1

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    15+1, 2 spares.
     
  12. Creatism

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    7 in my 36 with a spare mag. So 13 total of 45 acp.


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  13. chevy01234

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    29 rounds total.. 14 in the G23 and an extra 15rd mag in my back pocket next to my wallet.
     
  14. Glockdude1

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    10+1 G27

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  15. Radam3

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    13+1 in the G23. I understand the possibility of malfunctions, but I shoot regularly, and trust what I carry. If I'm ever in a situation, and cant get it done in 14 rounds, doubt 27, or even 40 would help me much more...
     
  16. NEOH212

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    I carry 4,830 grains of .45 ACP.
     
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  18. NEOH212

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  19. Badger54

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    Usually 10 in the g26 or 15 in the g19 depending on what I'm carrying that day. And a spare mag or two.

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  20. happyguy

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    Twentyfive rounds total as a minimum.

    I don't intend to die for lack of shooting back.

    Sorry Clint.

    Regards,
    Happyguy :)