concealed carry guys..... opinions.... What do you carry every day?

Discussion in 'The Bench' started by 70skylark350, Nov 24, 2016.

  1. copperheadgs1

    copperheadgs1 copperheadgs1

    Shawn, Take a trip to Georgia or Texas. Farmers are begging for hunters to take out the wild hogs ruining their crops. They offer night tours down there to take them down with AR's with night vision. Cool.
  2. sriley531

    sriley531 M.M.O.G.

    I've been wanting to!! Unfortunately I can't take the time away from work right now. We've got some wild piggies up here too, and Ohio dnr is pretty concerned about them (enough that we don't have the same caliber restrictions on them as we do deer. Also you can hunt coyote here with high powered stuff including ARs), but we don't have anywhere near the feral pig issue that Florida and Georgia are dealing with. I'd love to come help cull the herd. Mmmmmm pork......
  3. copperheadgs1

    copperheadgs1 copperheadgs1

    I picture one on a rotisserie with an apple in its mouth.:TU:
  4. rmstg2

    rmstg2 Gold Level Contributor

  5. v8regalowner

    v8regalowner Silver level contributor

    I've tried quite a few different brands and I believe it's actually a problem with the springs in the magazines. From doing some research it sounds like a common problem. I found one guy who complained enough to beretta about it and the replaced them for free. Don't know if I will go through all that. She also seems to have a problem pulling the slide so I'm debating buying her a revolver for Christmas. We will see.
  6. v8regalowner

    v8regalowner Silver level contributor

    Dave a few of the others replied with the same complaints that I have heard from others. I have fired the shield in both 40 and 9 and the 9 is very nice. They are both great guns. It's just preference like everything else. They now have the shield in 45 also which has to be a blast. One of my coworkers bought that for his ccw but I havnt shot it yet.
  7. 70skylark350

    70skylark350 Well-Known Member

    Thanks Dan. Yes im not looking for a big caliber to compensate for lack of manhood or anything, I just wanted something different. I love my LC9 but I have carried it every day for the past three years. I have a really tiny Beretta 32 but you better have that thing about 2 feet away to hit anything. I tried to carry my GP100 357 revolver years ago with a side holster but that was just ridiculous, lol.

    Keep me posted if you get a chance to shoot that shield 45. Thanks....
  8. Mister T

    Mister T Just truckin' around

    Canada has essentially the same laws against concealed carry by private citizens. Other than law enforcement, only those residing on the shady side seem to have handguns. We used to have easy access to handguns, but that changed sometime during the sixties.
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  9. Nailhead

    Nailhead Gold Level Contributor

    If she has a problem racking a SA she might also be troubled with the trigger pull on a revolver, and pull off target. Try before you buy!
  10. sriley531

    sriley531 M.M.O.G.

    Very good advice! I see this all the time at the shop I work at. Also, there are certain techniques that can help individuals with less upper body strength manipulate semiautomatic actions. I end up show a lot of smaller stature individuals these methods and they are often very surprised.
  11. Mart

    Mart Gold level member

    Gotta love those Colts! Added Hogue grips for pleasure....

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  12. 66sky

    66sky Well-Known Member

    Glock. 40 cal
  13. buick64203

    buick64203 Just plum crazy Staff Member

    Very nice!!:beers2: Gotta love that full underlug. Did you hear that Colt is re-releasing the Cobra?
  14. Toplesslark69

    Toplesslark69 Skwerly

    Plus one on the Little G43. New FBI ballistics are pushing the 9mm as a very effective round with new advancements in tech. Love my 43, also a Colt 2" in .38cal. Keep it simple and carry the gun you practice with and shoot well. Otherwise it's just expensive noise!
  15. Brad Conley

    Brad Conley Super Moderator Staff Member

    Glock 23 with a spare mag or two. It's a first gen Glock that has been tuned and smoothed up by a certified Glock Armorer and was his duty weapon while on the local PD. I have never fired a more smooth, consistent firearm in my life. I pocket carry (yea, I know. It's a stretch) everyday or have a shoulder holster I sometimes carry with too.
  16. buick64203

    buick64203 Just plum crazy Staff Member

    I just picked up one of these. Did a little reading up on them. Made by Ranger Manufacturing for Interarms which had the license from Walther. Then a week later, a PPK/S fell into my lap. So now I have 2 of them!

  17. CARHEX1


    I some times carry an Xd 40 sub. I love it but wish I could get an xds or xdm in my state. I also have an LC9 but I can't seam to get a decent group like I could with my xd. I switch between both I'd rather have the xd but the LC9 is easier to conceal.


  18. CARHEX1


    Nope my wife and I do


  19. CARHEX1


    You mean to tell me you don't get your guns from a trunk of a buick in a dark alley?



  20. buick64203

    buick64203 Just plum crazy Staff Member

    I try and stay away from those kind of "gun shows":grin:

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