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It's Hot! Now What?

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by 1smoothredneck, Jun 29, 2012.


  1. 1smoothredneck

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    Mercury is @107 here today. I know there are record temps elsewhere too. My question to Glock talkers is... Have you changed your carry in any way? This would include firearm, accessories,position/ mode of carry, not carrying @ all, etc.
    I'm just curious. As for me... nothing has changed. This afternoon I have my trusty old G27 in my Galco king tuk, with an off side spare G23 magazine, along with two knives and pepper spray. Just like always.:supergrin: Although I must admit in cool/cold weather I sometimes carry my gen 2 G23 or a 19,or sometimes my lightweight commander ,the 27 is still pretty much my carry gun most of the time. Be safe, and hydrate.
     

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  2. blackjack

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    Please let me be first to post it....


    Open carry could solve this!!!!
     

  3. ReyFufuRulesAll

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    I carry the 66-2 and G17 a tad less in the warm months, but my usual PPK remains the same.
     
  4. ReyFufuRulesAll

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    Pantless Wonder

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    I'll actually agree with you there. :shocked: :thumbsup:
     
  5. professorpinki

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    Bumbling idjit

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    Nope. I just drink more water.
     
  6. Spiffums

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    I.C.P.

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    Maritime cups in the Glock............... Glock in my special speedo holster.........speedo holster in the pool.
     
  7. Sam Spade

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    Cornstarch under the foundation garment. Nice, loose oversized shirt--the tactical Hawaiian works fine.

    I'm in AZ, still carrying my G22 concealed.
     
  8. rvrctyrngr

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    Senior Moment

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    I don't change because of the weather. FNS-9 in a Panther Concealment OWB or AIWB, cotton t-shirt, cotton overshirt.

    Was 97 here today, 80+% humisery.
     
  9. Veedubklown

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    I haven't changed my carry position, only the gun I carry. I like to carry my hi-power due to it's longer sight radius, higher capacity, and better trigger. However, I have blued controls on it, and the sweat does a number on the blueing. Every time I carry it, I have to take the controls off, and hit them with some steel wool to knock off the surface rust. Then I re-blue it, and oil it. Next day, rust stain on my wife-beater, no good. So I'm back to carrying my glock 26, where the only things I could ever conceive rusting, are my sights.
     
  10. Folsom_Prison

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    I'm packing a G19 year round here in Kansas in a CBST. Been hotter than hell here lately but it's not slowing me down, never has, never will.
     
  11. NEOH212

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    Yesterday I had my Gen 4 Glock 22 out at the range. I had it in a Blade Tech Phantom IWB holster with a spare mag on my weak side. It all concealed very well under a baggy shirt.

    My HK 45 (Normally my daily carry) conceals just about as well in my Raven Concealment Phantom holster as well. The heat isn't a issue with a full size gun. You just have to experiment with your wardrobe a bit to find something that works.

    Remember, just because it's hot outside doesn't mean you have to settle for a subcompact!
     
  12. Never Nervous

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    I still carry my G30sf in my Glock sport holster with a spare g21 mag. An undershirt and a button down works for me.

    NN
     
  13. FFR Spyder GT

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    Been carrying a Taurus PT-845 lately in an OWB holster at 3:00. Usually wear Wrangler shorts, a-shirt (wife beater) and a short sleeve button up or a polo type shirt.
     
  14. Glenn E. Meyer

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    Slight change in cover garments. Floppy, very light weight shirt. When it is cooler (once it happended in TX), a fleece vest works.
     
  15. rilkil23

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    Ruger LC9 has been getting the nod. Today is my newly acquired Gen3 G19c in my Tommy Theis IWB and Galco gun belt.
     
  16. 1smoothredneck

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    How's that LC9 finish holding up??
     
  17. Cavalry Doc

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    Slightly baggy shirts. Underarmor compression shirts under. Keeps you cooler than not wearing the extra layer.

    IWB Minotaur.

    Have a nice day. Been carrying a G23 and at least one spare mag that way in Texas for years.
     
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  18. jdavionic

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    Extremely hot here in GA, but I just do my usual summer carry. I do tend to clean the guns more often.
     
  19. knoxrocks222

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    Nope still got the ole glock 23 at 4 o'clock iwb in a mtac
     
  20. Creatism

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    Nothing here still 36 about 4 o'clock.


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