what is your primary carry gun


July 31, 2008, 08:42 PM
Mine is an XD9c :D

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38 Super Auto
July 31, 2008, 08:45 PM
SP101 in 357mag

July 31, 2008, 08:45 PM
glock 19

July 31, 2008, 08:46 PM
Another XD9 here.
Haven't started carrying it yet, technically haven't even had it out to the range. But both will happen, and fairly soon

Mad Magyar
July 31, 2008, 08:48 PM
In the summer, PPK in a .380.
Other times, Colt Officers .45acp...

July 31, 2008, 08:48 PM
ParaOrd Slimhawg .45 and an XD compact .45

July 31, 2008, 08:58 PM

Sig P229/40


July 31, 2008, 09:00 PM
1911. Barrel length depends on weather and what I am wearing.

July 31, 2008, 09:05 PM
These (except P7M8, still need a holster)


I like to mix it up.

July 31, 2008, 09:11 PM
OWB and sometimes IWB is my XD9 4".

But most of the concealed carry duties have been handed off to my Kahr PM9. Its not thick and heavy like the XD, and hides away just about anywhere.

July 31, 2008, 09:16 PM
SIG P229 and a Seecamp LWS32

July 31, 2008, 09:16 PM
Late model Colt Detective Special regulated for 125 gr. loads.

July 31, 2008, 09:17 PM
The one that suits ME as yours should you . It is a single stack 9 that a person could search here and on other forums tho . I guess i am not hiding my carry so much as i am asking " Just what difference does it make ?" my needs in a carry gun are not likely to be your needs . My comfort level may or may not be yours . Frankly i could care less what the op or anyone else carries , but the fact that " you " do makes me feel safer both for my self and for my family .

July 31, 2008, 09:18 PM
p2000 9mm LEM

July 31, 2008, 09:22 PM
G23 or G19

July 31, 2008, 09:22 PM
By order of use:
1. XD40SC
2. SIG P229R (357 SIG)
3. HK USPC40
4. Taurus Millenium PRO PT145 (not in rotation until I can figure out why it's so far off)!
6. Ruger LCP on the way!

July 31, 2008, 09:33 PM
depends on what i'm doing and where i'm at.

deepest concealment and in a safe place with a group of folks, the bersa 380 cc.

going inside the perimeter of atlanta or south of i-20 and i'm by myself or with one person... i bring both the [omitted] in crossdraw and the [omitted] with the lightning rounds IWB and the [omitted] in the center console if i'm not parking too long. my spring loaded baton can also ride in my pocket.

July 31, 2008, 09:35 PM
S&W M&P 9c. Looking for something smaller...narrower mostly...when that doesn't work well...something single stack.

July 31, 2008, 09:38 PM
For light, summer clothing:

For heavy, winter clothing:
Makarov, Norinco 54 or 213, Star Mod 30MI, H&R 922, Feg PA63, Iver Johnson hammerless .38, etc, etc, etc.

July 31, 2008, 09:40 PM
Kahr CW9 with a IWB holster. If im in the boonies(camping, hiking, backpacking) its the S&W 1006.

Tom Krein
July 31, 2008, 09:43 PM
Glock model 20, its all business!:D

15 round of 10mm is a GOOD thing!


July 31, 2008, 09:43 PM
S&W 3913, Kel-Tec P3at. Thinking I'd like an M&P45 Compact for heavier clothing....

July 31, 2008, 10:19 PM
Cz 75b .40 S&w
Bug Cz 2075 Rami .40 S&w

Guns and more
July 31, 2008, 10:22 PM
Kahr PM-9

July 31, 2008, 10:23 PM
Sig 229/40 winter carry

Colt 3.5" 1911 for summer carry

and sometimes if I'm just running out a little Berreta .25 cal

July 31, 2008, 10:30 PM
Here lately it has been a Kel-Tek P-11.

July 31, 2008, 10:35 PM
Most of the time, it's a Kel-Tec P3AT, then some times a S&W 65-2 in 357 and sometimes, when I think that it might get real rough a Ruger SBH SS in 44 Mag or a Taurus M44 44 Magnum.:neener:

July 31, 2008, 10:36 PM
S&w 1911

July 31, 2008, 10:43 PM
Usually it's an HK P2000sk in .40 S&W

This summer it's between my Para Ordinance Hawg 9 9mm

and my (new) Taurus 650 CIA .357 Mag.

July 31, 2008, 10:48 PM
KelTec P3AT with crimson trace added

August 1, 2008, 05:31 AM
Glock 29

August 1, 2008, 05:59 AM
STI Spartan or PM9

Depending on dress.

August 1, 2008, 06:05 AM
Kahr K40
Kahr CW9

August 1, 2008, 06:18 AM
9mm Hi-Power, SOB.


August 1, 2008, 07:05 AM
Ruger SP101 in summer, Ruger P345 in winter.

Ruger LCP always.

August 1, 2008, 07:15 AM
Taurus PT-111 Mill Pro- when wearing clothing that will conceal it.

Kel-Tec P-3AT- my every day shorts and t-shirt gun.

August 1, 2008, 07:52 AM
Either a Glock 27 or a CZ PCR. Sometimes I like to carry my USP 40 instead, weather providing.

August 1, 2008, 07:54 AM
xd sc .40

August 1, 2008, 08:10 AM
I switch between two depending on the situation.

My main carry gun (The one that gets carried most of the time) is a Kimber Custom II in .45ACP.

The secondary is an Springfield XD .40 Service.
(Would post a pic, but everyone knows what a XD .40 service looks like...)

August 1, 2008, 08:23 AM
In the heat of summer, my Bersa Thunder .380. If I can wear more than shorts and a t-shirt, CZ75B.

August 1, 2008, 08:30 AM
In the summer Ruger LCP or Bersa 380CC. Otherwise a Glock 30 or 27.

August 1, 2008, 08:42 AM
Kahr CW9

Seven For Sure
August 1, 2008, 08:43 AM
Kahr P40
Kahr PM9
Glock 23 occasionally

August 1, 2008, 05:38 PM
Depending LCP, PM9 or M&P9c.

August 1, 2008, 05:48 PM
Beretta 96 in .40 S&W with LMS-1441 guide rod laser, extended mag release from an Elite II as well as skelotonized hammer and "D" Spring. Stoeger Cougar 8000 in .40 S&W lives in the truck along with Mossberg M590A1 military shotgun with nite sights. method of carry varies depending on weather but is usually carried in a Galco SOB holster of a Gould and Goodrich belt slide with a double mag carrier or horizontal single mag carrier. I have 10 variants of .40 S&W but carry the 96 consistantly as I want to be completely reflexive when in a real world situation. No time to think about alternate control placement which is why the Stoeger works well as a BUG for the 96 when necessary, same grip angle/controls. In fact the mag release from an Elite II lives in my Cougar.

August 1, 2008, 06:24 PM
Summer: XD9SC
Winter: CZ75 Compact in Nickel

August 1, 2008, 06:32 PM
M&P 40c in a DeSantis Super Fly

August 1, 2008, 06:51 PM
HP 9mm

August 1, 2008, 07:31 PM
s&w M&p .40

August 1, 2008, 07:47 PM
I have 3 primaries.
Glock 26
CZ 75B compact

August 1, 2008, 07:52 PM
Here's another vote for the Walther PPK/S in .380. Don't leave home without it.

August 1, 2008, 07:52 PM
XD45 Compact Tactical and the PT-745 for the summer.

August 1, 2008, 08:14 PM
Makarov or G19

August 1, 2008, 09:24 PM
My primary carry gun is a Glock 23 but, I feel pretty confident that in the next year it will change. Either to a brand new XDM (.40 cal) or to an H&K P30. I have held both recently and can't seem to stop thinking of each.

I love the XD and the fact that it holds 16 in the magazine but don't care for the very aggressive "checkering" in the front and back of the grip.

I love the way the grip feels on the P30 but don't like the fact that it only holds 15 rounds of 9mm in the mag.

Maybe I'll just save up and buy both and switch off between the 2. (If I only could save that much money!)

August 2, 2008, 03:57 AM

Kahr MK9 Elite 98.
It's older than dirt, but it still gets the job done!!

August 2, 2008, 04:30 AM


August 2, 2008, 08:55 AM
Heckler & Koch P2000 9mm.


August 2, 2008, 08:59 AM
CZ-75D PCR mostly. Occasionally a P7M8 or Beretta 85FS.

Eric F
August 2, 2008, 09:19 AM
Heavily modified RIA 1911 38 super

August 2, 2008, 11:30 AM
Ruger SP101 in summer, Ruger P345 in winter.

Rantingredneck, that lineup looks real dang familiar lol ;)

I carry the same as above, but unlike some lucky people, I can't seem to locate a reasonably priced LCP in this part of Florida, so for the time being, my pocket gun is my S&W 638 airweight :)

August 2, 2008, 11:45 AM
'94 Sig P6 in a Blade-Tech IWB:



August 2, 2008, 04:05 PM
Summer (shorts and t-shirt time) NAA Black Widow in 22Mag

All other -- Glock 26

August 2, 2008, 05:18 PM
Series 80 Colt 1911A1 in .45 ACP.

August 2, 2008, 07:36 PM
Glock 27 in the summer.
USP .40 in the winter.

tiger rag
August 2, 2008, 09:27 PM
Glock 35 or series 80 1911 45acp

August 2, 2008, 09:39 PM
Kahr CW40

August 3, 2008, 01:37 PM
CZ PCR or Glock 26. I feel you should have at least two CCW pieces if you can afford it.

Master of Arms
August 3, 2008, 01:41 PM
glock 22

August 3, 2008, 02:51 PM
Glock 26 but thinking a LCP may be better for those hot humid Texas days when I really want to go light.

August 3, 2008, 04:14 PM
MK9 is my most carried, though i carry my 239 9mm and 228 often as well.

August 3, 2008, 04:50 PM
I rotate between my P 95, Walther PPK/S and my 24/7 Pro 45

August 3, 2008, 05:11 PM
Ruger sp101 357 mag

August 3, 2008, 05:18 PM
Glock 19, storm lake barrel, mepro night sights, extended slide stop. Mags are loaded with Speer Gold Dot JHP's.

August 3, 2008, 05:35 PM
Ruger KP90DC.

August 3, 2008, 05:55 PM
Summer = Walther P99C in .40"
Other seasons = Sig 229 in .40"

BUGS = PPK/S, Ruger 101, etc...

Had a Para Carry 12 in .45ACP. Hammer broke in two at the range, so once fixed it's stayed in the safe. Never trust that again.

August 3, 2008, 06:13 PM
Dan Wesson Monson made 357
All year, every day.

roadrash 1
August 3, 2008, 06:14 PM
Warm weather SW642 in the pocket,cooler weather with a cover garment G26 IWB

lil weezer
August 4, 2008, 02:52 AM
Seecamp LWS .32

August 4, 2008, 08:54 AM
Lahti L-39

August 4, 2008, 09:43 PM
Springfield 1911 loaded lightweight in a Milt Sparks VM2 or Ruger LCP in a cheap Uncle Mikes IWB.

August 4, 2008, 10:35 PM
Kimber Ultra CDP II in .45 ACP

August 5, 2008, 07:36 AM
Norinco 213 9mm (for the time being).

I've got a S&W Model 326 M&P R8 on order though. 8 rounds of .357Mag wheelgun goodness! :drool:

August 5, 2008, 09:29 AM
Beretta PX4 Storm 9mm in a Blade-Tech OWB Paddle Holster.

August 6, 2008, 04:12 AM
XD 40 4in

August 6, 2008, 08:31 AM
M&P 40c primary, MP340 .357 Mag for pocket carry. My J-frames are my smallest, don't care for the "might work" LCPs and P3ATs.

August 6, 2008, 10:59 AM

August 6, 2008, 12:39 PM
^^^ hey buddy. :)

August 6, 2008, 07:26 PM
1911 or P-35/BHP.

August 6, 2008, 08:46 PM

August 6, 2008, 09:27 PM
Taurus 605
Kel-Tec P32

I will be aquiring a S&W 642 soon it will become my main CCW.

August 7, 2008, 12:42 PM
SIG P220 or H&K USPc .40, and sometimes just for fun my springer 1911.

August 8, 2008, 08:59 PM
Mine was a Walther P99 QA until I dropped it two nights ago and broke the rear sight detent. Oh well, gives me time to find a better holster and belt while it's being repaired.

August 8, 2008, 10:31 PM
my state doesn't allow carry...can you guess where I'm from?

August 8, 2008, 11:12 PM
my state doesn't allow carry...can you guess where I'm from?

I know the feeling, here in the communist republic of IL.

August 8, 2008, 11:13 PM
Either a great little P64 or an equally great FEG PMK380. Both will fire each time and everytime without complications.

Black Majik
August 8, 2008, 11:40 PM
I usually carry my P2000 nowadays and say it's my primary carry gun. But it's not. My 1911 always comes first.

Kimber Pre-series II Classic Royal

August 9, 2008, 02:40 AM
XD45c 4"
M&P40 4" My duty weapon, but conceals well
S&W 642
Not usually all at the same time, but ya never know!

August 9, 2008, 06:48 AM
S&w 340 Pd

August 9, 2008, 09:54 AM
Sig C3.

August 9, 2008, 10:01 AM
Pocket carry 642 summer, winter XDsc9 or XD .40

August 9, 2008, 07:41 PM
99% of the time over the last 12 years it's been my HK USP40. Once in a while I'll carry it's little brother USP40c. If I have to wear a tie and tuck in but no jacket, I have a first generation AMT380 backup in single action that rides on my ankle. I'll probably add my Springfield 1911 to the rotation after I spend some more range time with it.

August 9, 2008, 08:03 PM
hk psp high noon owb or g23c galco iwb.100 dryfires/50 draws when switching.

August 9, 2008, 08:28 PM
glock 26/ 642

August 9, 2008, 10:02 PM
On duty Sig P220, off duty Kimber Tactical Ultra II (sometimes a Glock 26)

August 9, 2008, 11:23 PM
For over 20 years

August 10, 2008, 12:08 AM
Sig P239 9mm most days. Almost unbelievable how easy it is to carry and accurately hit with a gun this size. Fast becoming my favorite. Wish I had bought one sooner!

Wintertime sometimes finds me with a Springfield .45 that I built up myself with some Wilson Combat parts and a Videcki trigger. The more I carry a gun, the lighter one I want. The 1911 is going back to being my hiking/backwoods gun until I can get a compact one to customize for concealed carry. Probably something from Springfield or Kimber that I can modify to my tastes.

For fast pocket carry and maximum concealment, I use a S&W model 640 Centennial stainless hammerless, with a Wolff Spring kit and hand polished internal parts. Very fast on target, and surprisingly accurate with the Federal Hydra-Shock ammo. Recoil is not bad, either.

August 10, 2008, 12:50 AM
every day Kel-tec 32 acp ==++ serious social events Walther p99 40S&W

August 10, 2008, 12:56 AM
Springfield EMP, 9mm.

August 10, 2008, 08:33 AM
Most of the time my Wilson Professional in a Milt Sparks Versa Max 2 will be found on my hip:

I also carry my XD45 Service as well in a Brommeland Max Con V:

Lately I find myself carrying another gun of different caliber though. My hard chrome Browning Hi Power in 9mm gets a ride in a Wilson Combat IWB holster:

August 10, 2008, 09:27 AM
Sig 220 Carry (w slim grips) in a Mitch Rosen Prez Expresss:


August 10, 2008, 10:21 AM
I normally carry either an XD45 or an XDM and a Kahr PM9

August 10, 2008, 08:41 PM
XD45c or 340m&p

August 11, 2008, 12:18 AM
I've been carrying the Smith & Wesson Chief Special in .45 ACP for several years now. It has been an excellent, reliable gun that is very accurate to 25 yards. Out of approximately 2500 rounds I've had one failure to feed and that was with my own reloaded ammo so I blame it on the ammo, not the gun. :rolleyes:

I practice with 230grain JHP. When I carry it, I use 230 grain Hornady TAP .45 JHP FPD +P. Yes, it's expensive ammo but it never fails. Money is no object when my life or the life of a loved one or friend depends on it. :scrutiny:

I also carry a little Charter Arms .38 Special Snubbie for backup and use Hornady 158 Grain JHP/XTP +P in it. :uhoh:

If these two guns can't get the job done then I doubt it can be done without help from someone else. If I can't stop a threat with 24 rounds (I carry an extra mag for the .45 and a full speed loader for the .38 special) then I doubt it can be stopped. :eek:

Pawpaw always told me that if you can't stop them with the first or second shot then you got no business carrying a gun because you don't know how to use it. :(

If it were not for the weight and the overpenetration, I'd carry my Desert Eagle .50 AE. :D

Molon Labe,

August 11, 2008, 12:31 AM
Taurus PT145 in, of course, .45ACP

Keltec P40 on BUG duty.

August 11, 2008, 05:57 PM
Xd 45.

August 11, 2008, 07:09 PM
Kahr CW9 with a IWB holster or a Taurus M85 in an OWB. I also have a P3AT for my pocket if necessary. I have others but these are the ones that actually get wear time.

XD-40 Shooter
August 11, 2008, 07:14 PM
Taurus PT-140 Pro, DAO, great pistol, 3600 rounds and not a single bobble.:D

Kind of Blued
August 11, 2008, 10:29 PM
Always: S&W 642.

Often: Sig P226 .40 w/ Laser grips and the Snubby goes on my ankle.

August 11, 2008, 11:27 PM
Bersa Thunder 380 in a Roys pancake holster for summer.
Winter ain't here yet,,probably my Bersa 9mm.

August 12, 2008, 01:13 AM
My primary carry is a Romanian TT-33 modified to fire the 9x23 Winchester, sometimes I also use a Norinco 213 also firing the 9x23, I think this is called a New York reload. I get 357 Magnum power in an semi-auto, whats not to like? Secondary is a Star Modelo Super A, loaded with Corbon Pow'rBall in 9x23 Winchester. Back up I use a CZ-82 in 9x18 Mak. I'm cheap, and the mil-surps get the job done.

August 12, 2008, 01:48 AM
Primary: Sig Sauer GSR1911 C3

BUG: H&K USP45 full size.

I know I am such a wierdo. :neener:

August 12, 2008, 08:12 AM
Most days it's a Kel-Tec P32.
If I'm heading for a bad area of town, it's a Smith & Wesson 6946.

August 12, 2008, 09:02 AM
Dan Wesson CBOB .45ACP

August 12, 2008, 09:55 AM
HK P2000SK .40 S&W


Rich K
August 12, 2008, 10:19 AM
5" Kimber TLE II in 45 acp.

1911 guy
August 12, 2008, 11:31 AM
I switch between two handguns, both 1911 pattern. The one I carry most is a Springfield G.I. that Deezulsmoke worked over for me ( www.ontargetcgw.com ) and the other is a *gasp* Charles Daly that's had nothing but spring weights changed.

August 12, 2008, 11:55 AM
HK USP 9 or S&W 637 depending upon what I'm wearing and the weather.

I'm looking to switch to a HK P30 when then start selling it with a LEM trigger.

August 12, 2008, 01:43 PM
1 of 4 1911'd depending on dress.

August 12, 2008, 02:58 PM
Stoeger Cougar 8000

or sometimes the Beretta 84F

August 12, 2008, 06:56 PM
Kimber ultra CDP II, BUG S&W 442

August 13, 2008, 02:08 AM
I rotate through 3 different guns...A fixed sight GP100 in .357, A Glock 19 in 9mm, and full size Kimber .45

August 13, 2008, 07:10 AM
M&P 40 full size .

August 13, 2008, 07:42 AM
On duty - Glock 23 in a Blackhawk Serpa CQC. 165 grain Remington Golden Sabers.

Off duty - Smith & Wesson M&P45 in a Blackhawk Serpa CQC. 185 grain Taurus (PMC) all copper HP (Barnes X-Bullet).

August 13, 2008, 06:47 PM
S&W 442, handy all of the time :)

August 13, 2008, 06:48 PM
On duty - CZ97B

August 13, 2008, 08:26 PM
A Taurus PT917C

August 13, 2008, 11:47 PM
In the summer a Kel-Tec P-11 and at other times a Tanfoglio Witness Compact P .45

August 14, 2008, 01:00 AM
Which ever of my two that i like carrying at the time and depending on the weather and what clothing I wear.

Most everyone here knows this but here I go again.

H&K USP45 full size, with Insight Technologies' M2 UTL attachment and with Federal Premium HST (JHP) I have only a OWB holster for it called a "Triple Double"

Last but far from least my new SIG GSR 1911 C3 with the same bullets :neener: and I have no holster but I Mexican carry it in the lower of my back and it actually is comfortable and practical there. It never slips out or in it does shift left or right a lil but that's an easy fix and it doesn't project when I wear an untucked button up that's unbuttoned over it.

J Lambs
August 14, 2008, 08:17 PM
Winter = Kimber Stainless Ultra Carry II 9mm


Summer = Ruger LCP


August 14, 2008, 10:47 PM
Glock one niner

August 14, 2008, 11:45 PM
Glock 30SF

I just hope I don't need their customer service again,...glock service sucks!

August 14, 2008, 11:57 PM
Glock model 17.

August 18, 2008, 04:50 PM
lcp or p90
(.380 or .45)

August 18, 2008, 04:59 PM
Until recently,I carried a Ruger P90 in .45acp. I have since put the Ruger in the gun safe and started carrying a Cz82 in 9x18mak. Very light and compact, accurate and reliable. The 12 round mags are a plus also.

August 18, 2008, 11:39 PM
Depends on weather, clothing, and where I am going.

All the time, never leave home without it: S&W 638 Airweight loaded with Speer Gold-Dot +P or CBC Pow'rBall +P

If another gun is carried, the Smith goes to backup duty.

I usually carry either a IMI Baby Eagle Compact .40 with Hornady TAP or an RIA Compact .45 with Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel Load.

I have been known to carry my Judge from time to time though. :evil:

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