Second Gun?

Discussion in 'Self Defense Tactics & Weapons' started by TranterUK, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. Scattergun Bob

    Scattergun Bob New Member

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    Aug 23, 2008
    TranterUK - I made an error, I meant to say that I carried no other weapon besides a P7-M8 and a knife. Sorry:eek:

    I agree, I carry a knife as a tool, if necessary it is a better defense that a empty hand.

    Good Luck & Be Safe
     
  2. Ursus

    Ursus Active Member

    Sometimes, I do carry a back-up
     

  3. kilogulf59

    kilogulf59 Former Guest

    173
    May 2, 2008
    Wisconsin
    Rarely anymore however in the past and depending upon the circumstance, yes. Initially they were a .45 automatic and a .38 2-inch 5-shooter.

    Later I went over to the standard equipment philosophy and weapons types and calibers matched.
     
  4. redhart

    redhart New Member

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    Aug 9, 2008
    east coast
    If the situation calls for it, I have a S&W .38 Chief in back pocket(have pocket holster)
     
  5. kilogulf59

    kilogulf59 Former Guest

    173
    May 2, 2008
    Wisconsin
    Thinking out loud here but I'll bet the 2-inch .38 revolver is the No.! backup gun...
     
  6. I have no doubt you are correct, Kilo. It simply doesn't get much better than the snubbie for that purpose.
     
  7. My primary carry piece is a Walther PPK in .380 with 2 spare mags and a IWB holster. If the situation warranted, the PPK would go to the back-up role and my S&W 645 at least 2 spare mags would be primary in pancake holster. I'm using the heaviest basic JHP bullets available in both. I need to look into an ankle holster for the PPK.
     
  8. rondba

    rondba New Member

    33
    Sep 3, 2006
    Arlington TX
    Springfield Champion on my hip with two extra mags on my off side. S&W snubby on left ankle with two speed strips. Beretta 32 in right pocket with no reload. If that can't fix any social problem I encounter, then I need help.
     
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