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Extra Mag?

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by Scott3670, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. Scott3670

    Scott3670

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    Just curious here. How many of those with ccw's carry with an extra mag (or speedloader)? I usually don't but lately I've been giving it some thought.
     
  2. rns-glock37

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    i do myself, but i think it's more of a security blanket. from everything i've learned about self defense shooting you will very rarely if at all need the extra mag. home defense have typically involved more rounds being shot than self defense shooting on the streets. maybe some of the more seasoned experts can share.
     

  3. Moonfish

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    This might actually be a good poll question...

    I always pocket carry an extra mag... a G17 mag when I carry the G26 and a G20 mag when I carry the G29. Although, my wife gives me a hard time, no pun intended, when it starts printing. :whistling:
     
  4. Spiffums

    Spiffums I.C.P.

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    How many of you drive a car without a spare tire?

    You carry a spare for the off chance that you will need more ammo or have a mag failure.
     
  5. gunsablazin

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    Why not? You can go overboard with anything, but a spare mag just makes sense.
     
  6. rich52us

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    I carry either a spare mag, BUG or both.
     
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    Not really a good analogy.

    And Glocks don't fail. Glocks were given to us by the gods.
     
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    i dont carry an extra mag, but i would recommend it...
     
  9. GlocknSpiehl

    GlocknSpiehl NRA Life Member

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    I do. I carry weak side in a IWB tuckable carrier.
     
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    Every time I put on a gun I carry an extra mag.
     
  11. cadillacguns

    cadillacguns Millennium Member

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    Always, dont want to have that AW S#!t moment, needing a re-load.
     
  12. mad.gunsmith

    mad.gunsmith NRA and GSSF Life Member Silver Member

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    I also carry either a spare mag, BUG or both
     
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    I carry two spare mags and usually a BUG in my weak side front pocket.
     
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    Primary, BUG, + 2 mags.
     
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    One or two, we have "swarm attacks" one the rise down here.
     
  16. racer88

    racer88 NRA & SAF mbr

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    Recently started carrying an extra mag. Got a DeSantis "mag packer" pocket holster. Carry on my left side front pocket. (I don't like that term "weak side!" :) )
     
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    +1

    i carry 2 with me....
     
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    Not always (unless I'm working) but depending on weather, dress, and where I'm going, I will carry an extra (I am now) and sometimes a BUG (always when working too).
     
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    Same for me. I carry it in my pocket next to my flashlight.