Do you concealed carry? What do you carry? (1 Viewer)

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I have some experience with the Ruger, Springfield and the M&P. I did not like the Ruger at all. It left a vibrating feeling in my hand when I was shooting it. The Springfield and the M&P were comparable. I personally like the Springfield, I love the indicators letting me know I'm loaded and cocked just by touch in case I ever need my gun at night.
Thank you for the info Semper. It's down to the Springfield XDS 9 and Shield 9 but they have both had recalls so I may wait a bit on making a purchase.
 

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I've heard the plastic rails on the PX4 start to wear down after one box of ammo, anyone else heard of this?
 

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I have shot the springfield xds 45. Very small and good quality despite the recall. I consider the xds line a good value.
I've held the xds 9 and it felt about the same size as the 45.
You could probably pocket carry these guns if you wanted.

Fwiw they come with a very nice case.
I think springfield has an xdm 9mm subcompact which could be worth a look.


I can't comment on the shield. I held one but never shot one. I recall it had a laser built in which I foind unnecessary for subcompact.
 

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I'd like to revive this thread instead of starting a new one. I currently use an XDs in 9mm for my carry and my wife has a Sig P238. Depending on what I am doing, I use either a Remora holster or my IWB I just got from http://www.firearmholster.com/.

My wife wants to use a purse and I am somewhat on the fence about that. Thoughts?
 

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I use several guns. I have a revolver in 44 special i carry a lot, my glock 26 also. Most of the time I carry a Sig SAS 938.
 

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I just picked up a Sig P229 yesterday. Brought it straight to a vendor of mine that does a process called Cerakote. I wanted something to represent my time as a Corpsman so he is going to do something special for me. I will post pics when it is done. I also got a Marlin 39A yesterday. That has always been a bucket list gun for me.
 

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I like my .38 S&W Body Guard. It has the laser sighting which is awesome for both increasing accuracy and intimidation. It's small size and hidden hammer, which reduces snagging, make it ideal for safe concealed pocket carry. Revolvers are typically easier as far as upkeep and more reliable if you have neglected your gun for a while.

The only down side is that you dont have a safety, but properly securing the weapon when not on your person alleviates those worries. The trigger is a stiff enough squeeze that you never worry about accidental firing. Some might consider a five shooter as a downside, but if you need more than five, you're probably screwed anyway.
 

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I'd like to revive this thread instead of starting a new one. I currently use an XDs in 9mm for my carry and my wife has a Sig P238. Depending on what I am doing, I use either a Remora holster or my IWB I just got from http://www.firearmholster.com/.

My wife wants to use a purse and I am somewhat on the fence about that. Thoughts?
Do you have small children? Is she the type who might be easily distracted? If ether are yes, I'd vote no on the purse.
 

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I bought a Sig P227 and the gun is great, except for the trigger. I also purchased a Glock 43. That gun is well worth the price!
 
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So I never got that Colt Government 1911. I ended up getting a Glock 19 about ten months ago. I've been carrying that OWB, recently switched to IWB using a Kinetic Concealment holster.
 

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I have a 26 and a 27 Glock. 19 is just too big for me to carry IWB.
 

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I carry a Sig P239 and occasionally my P226.

I've been looking hard at snagging one of the newer FNH FNS-9C's
 

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