What gun(s) do you carry and what's it loaded with

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  1. gunnutmechanic

    gunnutmechanic New Member

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    I carry a smith and wesson model 21-4 thunder ranch 44 special with 200 grain gold dot hollow point
  2. GotGlock

    GotGlock New Member

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    Glock 19 with 16 rounds of Corbon +p 115grain hollowpoints
  3. Deputy Dawg

    Deputy Dawg Active Member

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    A Glock model 19 with Federal 9mm 115 grain +p+. soon to be a Glock model 32 in 357sig.
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  4. SandW640

    SandW640 New Member

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    Smith and Wesson 640 with Corbon .357 magnum 110 gr jhp ammo
  5. jcinlargo

    jcinlargo New Member

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    I carry a Rossi model 351 .38 Special snubbie with Gold Dot 135gr. +P

    Any bullet that mushrooms consistently from my snub gets my vote (and Dollar)!!

    They are also very accurate. I get 8" groups at 25 yards double action. I know it doesn't sound great, but a hit in the chest is a hit in the chest. A hit in the chest with a Gold Dot is a fight stopper.

    38's just got a lot more dangerous to the bad guys.

    5 every time, all the time....ALWAYS!

    :)

    JC
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  6. Slimslam

    Slimslam New Member

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    I carry the S & W Model 500 in a 2" snubnose...

    OK.......





    actually, the 642 w/Speer Gold Dots +P and the Ruger SP101 .357 w/ Winchester Silver HP

    Bruce
  7. Most often I carry an S&W 637 loaded with Speer 135 grain Gold Dot +P in either a paddle holster by Kramer or an IWB, also by Kramer. When clothing permits, I carry either a Glock 33 (with a .40 S&W barrel in it), or a Taurus PT-745 in .45 ACP. I'm coming to like that Taurus rather much since it is even lighter and less bulky than the Glock with a light DAO trigger on it. I have a nice paddle holster from Mernickle on order for it. Once it gets here, I suspect I'll carry it more often than I do now. The only holster I currently have that will fit it is a Galco Silouette High Ride, which is OK, but not a perfect fit.
  8. Kahr

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    I carry a couple of different pieces, my most recent aquisition is my new main.
    Smith and Wesson 5906 w/ 15 round clip 10 135 g hydrashoks followed by 5 135 g FMJ and a shotshell in the pipe. two extra mags the same.

    I also have been known to carry.
    Kahr T9 w/ similiar ammo configuration

    Kahr MK9 w/ similiar ammo configuration

    Glock 26 w/ similar ammo configuration.
  9. Marlin T

    Marlin T Active Member

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    Beretta 92F in a IWB Galco nsaII 124 grain hollow points. Open carry to be legal :rolleyes:
  10. tucsonpilot

    tucsonpilot New Member

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    Most of the time I carry a Kimberm Pro CDP II in a pancake holster loaded with Speer Gold Dots and a couple of extra mags. When I need deeper concealment I carry a Glock 19 in an inside the pants holster again loaded with Speer Gold Dots.
  11. threegun

    threegun New Member

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    Just an ole Glock 23 with corbon's 135grain JHP @ 1300FPS. If I'm carrying the Glock 21 I use corbon's 165grain JHP @ 1250FPS.
  12. Bernie109

    Bernie109 Former Guest

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    I have a Colt Mk-4 Series 70 loaded with 200 GR JHP's loaded to 1050 FPS.
    I don't carry it much because I don't have a permit. I went and bought a jennings J-22 as a "Throw away gun" but after firing it a couple of times, it fell apart. I replaced it with a Freedom Arms .22 mini Mag revolver.
    When I was in the reserves, I would ride my BMW motorycle 320 miles each way every month for my drill weekends and I always packed the mini mag while on the road. One time, I pulled over and slept next to my bike in a rest area only to wake up and find some guy going through my pockets. I pulled the mini mag on him asking "Can I help you?" He freaked and ran very quickly.
  13. Hey Bernie, I see you live in Central CA. San Joaquin Valley, perhaps? I grew up there (near Fresno), but left when the state converted to socialism. ;)

    You're right, getting a permit to carry is virtually impossible in California, which is pretty bad considering the crime rate there. Like you, I sometimes carried a small handgun anyway (NAA Blackwidow or Sig P-230) on the theory that it is far better to be judged by 12 than carried by 6!.
  14. Bernie109

    Bernie109 Former Guest

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    Yep. Fresno area. Drilled in San Diego every month for 12 years.
    My BMW R-100 GS has over 300,000 miles on it from all that commuting.
    We like to say that we here in the valley is about 30 years behind the rest of the state. Unfortunately, the valley is desparately playing catch up.
  15. cpt.bales

    cpt.bales Former Guest

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    I carry a springfield armory 1911-A1 GI model. Old school 45 and it gets the job done. I usally load it with 230gr FMJ's. or sometimes i will put 240gr hollow points. usally have a 8 round kimber mag plus one in the chamber. and two extra mags .
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