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Anyone been packing heavier lately?

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by Short Cut, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. Dogbite

    Dogbite DNT TREAD ON ME

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    Yeah i currently carry a g23 and when I am in my pawn shop, I have multiple shotguns loaded and ready.
     
  2. janice6

    janice6 Silver Member

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    125 gn. Hornady FTX 1500fps.
     

  3. barth

    barth six barrels

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    Like Janice I carried a G27 for years.
    Recently I upgraded to a HK45C with two HK45CT extended mags for reload.
    Running Winchester Ranger T-Series 230 gr +P.

    Pocket carry it was a S&W 342 ti 38 +P.
    Then I upgraded to a S&W 640-1 357.
    And just recently upgraded again to a HK P2000SK 40 LEM.

    When I have the opportunity, I always upgrade.
     
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  4. RYT 2BER

    RYT 2BER

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    G23 with shorts

    G20 with pants.

    In the case of the g20... 16 rounds of underwood 155 gr 10mm putting down almost 800 ft lbs per round is likely to stop any threat I come across.

    If it doesn't I'm screwed
     
  5. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster G17 carrier since 1989 Millennium Member

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    That is quite a load - one shot stops about 96% of the time. My 9mm load is only rated at 89%. Stay safe!
     
  6. CA Escapee

    CA Escapee Finally!

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  7. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster G17 carrier since 1989 Millennium Member

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    Nope what, may I ask?
     
  8. azbuckeye

    azbuckeye

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    30 rounds of JHP 9mm for my G19 or 25 rounds with my G26 (carrying the G19 magazine as my spare) with no plans to change.
     
  9. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster G17 carrier since 1989 Millennium Member

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    You are well-armed, sir. :cool:
     
  10. Taphius

    Taphius

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    Just got a gen 4 g30 for a late xmas present (and a buckmark camper)so I will be packing heavier soon ^_^
     
  11. 3rdgen40

    3rdgen40 .45 fanatic

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    I have gained a few extra pounds recently, due to the large holiday meals I've consumed...:embarassed:
     
  12. Maine1

    Maine1

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    Nope.
    I went heavy years ago and am sticking to it.
    G-20 EDC, with 2 20 round mags. 56 rounds of 10mm should be enough for about anything: Riot, SD situation, home invasion, a coyote on the trail, a pack of coyotes on the trail, the mountain lions that we do not have in ME (if i see it first), survival signaling, euthanizing large animals, impromptu opportunistic hunting, keeping attackers at bay while escaping come SHTF....ect.

    Sometimes i'll put an extra mag in my carhart vest, too.
     
  13. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster G17 carrier since 1989 Millennium Member

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    Same here! :supergrin:
     
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  14. Gray_Rider

    Gray_Rider

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    Carrying about the same as always for the past six plus years. I up-gunned a few years back after moving to sunshine land.

    Gray_Rider
     
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    Gray_Rider

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    DRJ1911

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    I carried my 454 Alaskan one day. Did that count?:whistling: No I still carry a 357 snub just like always.

    P.S. I really did carry the 454 but I was just trying a new holster.

    Doyle
     
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  17. mingaa

    mingaa

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    Kahr CW 9 @ 7+1, and 8 rd mag is now with Taurus 709 as BUG. crime is closer and not so much 3 am BG on BG anymore.
     
  18. F350

    F350

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    Packing heavier??? Would be hard to do, standard carry since just before the '94 AWB has been a Para-Ordnance P-14 (double stack 5" 1911 .45) and 2 spare mags.
     
  19. Hugo R

    Hugo R Gaff G26 User!

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    ^^^This...
    I too have gone for the 'rifle in the trunk' option.

    My EDC continues to be a G26 w/standard 10 round mag and a 12 rd mag for a reload and a LCP in my support side front pocket.

    HR:cool:
     
  20. Lt Scott 14

    Lt Scott 14

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    Been carrying a CCW and a BUG for so long, no change. Kimber LE Tact 2, w/2-8rd spares, 442 w/speedloader, and on occasion have become 3 Pistol Pete. Added a Bersa 7 rd Thunder 380acp for outside pocket carrier in my jacket. Since wifey has LTCH, can hand her either 442(38 spec), or Bersa 380acp. Recently noticed holsters that fit 1911A, also fit Bersa, so am looking for a left hand model, to balance out the right hand Kimber. The Mall looks better that way!