Who carries a full size 1911?

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by RunningOnMT, Jun 23, 2012.

  1. cpttango30

    cpttango30 Guest

    I carry a Kimber Custom II
  2. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    Nice pistols ka.

  3. redwing carson

    redwing carson Former Guest

    Dec 11, 2010
    western wyoming
    I am doin Hossfly. Nice to see you. But watch that Kill Creek.;):D
  4. berto64

    berto64 Active Member

    One of my Randalls or my Springfield. Never leave home without one.
  5. hogger129

    hogger129 Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2009

    This in a Bianchi OWB holster.
    Last edited: Jul 17, 2012
  6. Country101

    Country101 Well-Known Member

    Feb 28, 2004
    NW AR
    I am carrying my Kimber gold combat most of the time IWB with just jeans and a t shirt. Sometimes I'll carry my sig 226, but the kimber is more comfortable. I dont understand why people say you cant carry a full size or complain about doing so. If I can, it aint too hard or uncomfortable. But then again, we all know what opinions are like.....
  7. savage170

    savage170 Member

    May 3, 2011
    Full size Springfield mil spec in a crossbred owb and a Duluth extra length T shirt
  8. i carry my 1911 only when weariing a coat,it lives in a small of the back holster,thats pulled with my right hand. old semperfi
  9. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    I think most people notice the weight of the larger pistols, and don't want to be bothered with it. So they choose a smaller gun that they believe will do just as well. IMHO, nothing beats a big bullet for SD. I do carry the smaller calibers also, but only as a BUG. It's not uncommon for me to carry the .45 on my waist, and a .38 in my pocket!
  10. HossFly

    HossFly New Member

    Jul 15, 2012
    I'll be needing help on that :p
  11. 1911junkee

    1911junkee New Member

    Sep 3, 2012
    Nashville, TN
    I normally do, in the summer though, I wear a 1st model Ultra Carry a lot under a tee shirt. If the shirt is long enough to hide it I carry a full size 1911.

    These are my 3 main carry pieces......

    Another couple of photos with my two range pieces, a Colt Govt. .22 LR, and a Sig-Sauer 1911-22. All of these guns fit in the same
    carry holster I prefer, wich is a Don Hume JIT Slide.

    Last edited: Sep 7, 2012
  12. Ironvarmint

    Ironvarmint New Member

    Sep 4, 2012
    Athens, Ohio
    This is my 1st post. I've been reading TFF for a while, but just joined up. I like my new Rock Island and this will be my carry of choice.

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  13. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
    Got one just like it iron, good gun.
  14. ozo

    ozo Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2011
    Nashville TN
    I carry a full size 1911 .45acp like the original.......[100yrs ago]
    no frills, bells, whistles, high cap mags,etc. for a simple reason,
    it is what it is......tried and true !
    There is only ONE TRICK to carry.....[IMHO]
    Pick the carry weapon that YOU WANT to carry......
    THEN you choose HOW to carry it.....
    there are multiple options, and one or more will suit you
    very comfortably ...no matter the weather, clothing, lifestyle,
    IWB,OWB, etc.........
    ANY gun enthusiast will never allow himself/herself to own
    ONLY ONE GUN.....it just ain't possible, and will usually have
    several options on how/what he/she carries because of it.
    BUT....first you must choose the weapon you really are
    comfortable with.........THEN you choose the carry method.
    Never been skydiving...?? Scared...? Do it 50 times and guess what....??
    Too big, too heavy, too....whatever.......after you do it for awhile....
    [for reference, sometimes I carry {concealed} a 7.5" .460 and you
    would never know it, and I will not be fatigued by it]
    jus' sayin'......
  15. mncarpenter

    mncarpenter Member

    Nov 14, 2009
    here ya go

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