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those who carry a Glock for CCW, do you also carry a BUG(back up gun)

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by wickedarachnid, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. wickedarachnid

    wickedarachnid one cool dude

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    just curious to see if some people carry two guns every day. I have heard a saying "Two is one and one is none"
     
  2. Just1More

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    Depends on the situation, but yes do occasionally have a LCR on my ankle.
     
  4. willy1094

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    Some also carry OC, flashlight, knife, multi-tool, two spare mags, (probably a ccw badge and reflective ccw ID holder). I am not saying that these are not useful but I (and maybe I am the only one) feel that if I could fill a duty belt with the crap I am carrying it is time to simplify. If you are doing thing right, the need for a weapon should be pretty low. Make sure your carry weapon is dependable and carry it. To be realistic, and that does not happen a lot here, if you are in a shooting and your weapon fails you are probably not going to have an opportunity to get your BUG. That if basically the argument for carrying condition 1.
     
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    G19 on belt, G26 on ankle, Fox pepper spray in my pocket.
     
  6. JoeAPD

    JoeAPD Glock's Rule!

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    nope just another mag
     
  7. gdd363

    gdd363 Glockster

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    Of course I do! I agree the odds of me having to use any weapon is small but I am more concerned about what is at stake ---my safety and well being as well as those around me. My Glock carry is RH 4 o' clock. If my right hand is somehow incapacitated I would have a heck of a time trying to draw with my left hand. I carry an LCR .357 in my left front pocket also. Its easy to carry and I barely notice that it is there. Plus if my Glock malfunctions (I know, that will probably NEVER HAPPEN), or an asailant disarms me, I will always have my BUG.
    Again it comes down to whats at stake, not the odds. My life is too important to rely on probability.
     
  8. JoeAPD

    JoeAPD Glock's Rule!

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    Agree, leave duty belt at work. Contains Sig anyway, too heavy for CCW. G32 not seen unless needed. Scares my wife when she hugs it!
     
  9. YaDaddy

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    I carry a PF9 (soon to be replaced by a Kimber solo carry) along with my OD G23. More so as an option than a BUG. I move in and out of areas where I can carry during the day, so there is a lot of on and off. Having the PF9 as an option has proven to be effective in keeping me armed whenever possible.
     
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    Alway's, LCP in the summer, LCR in the winter. BUG is always on left front pocket.
     
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    GRT45 Transform & Win

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    I never have carried a backup gun, but I do carry a 13rnd spare mag on my belt and pepper spray in a pocket.
     
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    In general just a couple spare mags a knife and a light. Although there are times when I have to go places that are less then ideal and in those moments I toss a 26 in my off side pocket.
     
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    Josh82 Semper Paratus

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    It gets a bit cumbersome at times but I'll have either my 17 or 21 on hip and Smith snub in the ankle holster. Situation depending.
     
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    Currently no, have I ? yes, G30 with 27 as bug, or my Kimber 3" with G27 as bug, when I get the Kimber back, the G33 I have now will be bug, until I get a LCP.

    Flashlight, 1 spare mag, usually a knife.
     
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    Just a spare mag.
     
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    I carry one in my vehicle, or at least used too. I know my weapons won't fail and any jam can be cleared quickly just like getting to an ankle holster. Except however when riding with a seatbelt in a vehicle. Getting to my Springfield MicroCompact is much more difficult than getting to my p226 in an undisclosed position within reach and at most 4 seconds of my drivers seat
     
  17. Sheepdog Scout

    Sheepdog Scout Behind you!

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    Nope. Just a Glock 19. 15 +1 and an extra mag are more than enough for any situation a civilian will encounter.
     
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    No, just a Glock 26 and a spare mag.
     
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    my 23 or 27 is backed up with either or a j frame or p3at. i always carry fox pepper spray. there are time when i just carry a glock but i always have pepper spray when carrying for a less than deadly threat.
     
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    Sometimes I carry a BUG. Of late, more often than not I have a BUG. Not because of a perceived higher risk. I generally carry either my G19 or XDSC. I also have a Ruger LCP. The LCP is so easy to carry that I almost always have it on me. In the cooler months, I have the LCP in a pocket holster and the main carry gun in an OWB holster.