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Revolver Ocelot
September 8, 2011, 05:23 PM
What is the largest weapon you ccw?

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JEB
September 8, 2011, 05:29 PM
glock 22

25cschaefer
September 8, 2011, 05:31 PM
I carried a 7.5 inch Super Blackhawk once in winter. Usually HK USP Compact.

Lazyshooter
September 8, 2011, 05:37 PM
Sig p229

56hawk
September 8, 2011, 05:46 PM
S&W 500ES.

http://inlinethumb59.webshots.com/46458/2317046070089385702S425x425Q85.jpg (http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2317046070089385702DyUStD)

Valkman
September 8, 2011, 05:48 PM
Since I can carry any revolver I guess my S&W 629 44 Mag is it, never carried it though.

Tallinar
September 8, 2011, 05:51 PM
Ruger New Vaquero 7.5" in .45 Colt in a vertical shoulder holster.

ForumSurfer
September 8, 2011, 05:59 PM
Glock 19. Anything bigger requires me to change the way I dress.

Exeter
September 8, 2011, 06:03 PM
M1911 in a DeSantis Cozy Partner IWB.

wlewisiii
September 8, 2011, 06:11 PM
Colt Model 357 revolver, 4" barrel. Usually in a shoulder bag, sometimes on the waist.

Lawdawg45
September 8, 2011, 06:12 PM
Ruger Vaquero Sheriff's model in a Don Hume JIT slide holster.

hardluk1
September 8, 2011, 06:19 PM
The largest I will carry concealed is a kahr cw9. Open in the woods might be a 357 or 44 mag.

Creature
September 8, 2011, 06:24 PM
I usually carry a gen 3 Colt Detective IWB...but often carry a Sig P6 IWB in the winter time. I have on occasion carried a beautiful Colt Combat Commander OWB, but I prefer to keep it at home in the gun safe.

mgregg85
September 8, 2011, 06:24 PM
Springfield Armory XD45 Compact.

scramasax
September 8, 2011, 06:30 PM
Custom S&W 57/58 by C&S. 31/2 md 57 bbl on 58 frame, K frame rb, en coating. In Milt sparks ss or Three persons.

Cheers,

ts

chubcobear
September 8, 2011, 06:35 PM
Taurus PT145

Lubricant
September 8, 2011, 06:56 PM
5" springfield 1911 in a Kirkpatrick crossdraw.

Strykervet
September 8, 2011, 07:28 PM
A G29 mostly. I have carried a G21 in the past. I prefer full size autos for carry, but the G29 is a real good compromise between big and compact.

GCBurner
September 8, 2011, 07:43 PM
Taurus PT99.

jon86
September 8, 2011, 08:14 PM
glock 17, and only when it's cold outside.

Ala Dan
September 8, 2011, 08:18 PM
5" Les Baer Thunder Ranch Special .45 ACP~! :cool: ;)

TexAg
September 8, 2011, 08:24 PM
Once carried a 7.5" Ruger Blackhawk Hunter .45 Colt in a vertical shoulder holster.

Smokey in PHX
September 8, 2011, 08:33 PM
Colt 1911

Taildragger-J3
September 8, 2011, 08:33 PM
Taurus 44 spl, 3" barrel

bjs1187
September 8, 2011, 08:58 PM
5" 1911

Cop Bob
September 8, 2011, 09:01 PM
1911, I have a Raptor that is my BBQ gun. Mostly my Model 96 Beretta, it technically is larger than the 1911 due to grip size, I have carried my 4" N frames (29 or 25-5) with a coat or jacket... I carry the Beretta all the time, it has a LOT of miles on it.. Just can't get away from the double action thing..

Shimitup
September 8, 2011, 09:13 PM
Ruger Redhawk 7 1/2" does well under a light jacket with a shoulder rig.

trex1310
September 8, 2011, 11:20 PM
S&W M686 4" .357 magnum.

mongo4567
September 8, 2011, 11:25 PM
Glock 21

bigfatdave
September 8, 2011, 11:29 PM
The largets that actually gets carried on a regular basis?

XD45c - it is no particular effort to conceal it in a CrossBreed holster hanging from a BeltMan belt under an untucked button-up shirt with slacks or cargo pants.

To go much bigger would involve effort or dressing around the gun more.

AlexM
September 8, 2011, 11:35 PM
Glock 19 usually, but I have a buddy that swears by his full size XDM 9mm carried in his Small of Back. i thought it would have been a little thick framed for a CCW but he wears it just fine. You have to remember that different body types can hide different guns so this would really be more specific to the shooters body composition and clothing selection more than anything else.

Most people who have carried for awhile like the skinnier 1911 frames because they fit more snug to the body making it much easier to conceal with a greater range of wardrobe.

Sam1911
September 8, 2011, 11:36 PM
Probably the 4" 629 I'm carrying IWB here:

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc184/sam1911/CR001.jpg

montanaoffroader
September 9, 2011, 12:54 AM
Used to carry a Colt SAA 5.5", vertical shoulder holster. Only handgun I owned at the time.........Nowadays it's a King Cobra or a Makarov. :)

bajagill
September 9, 2011, 01:34 AM
before I sold it...:banghead:... a 7 1/2" super blackhawk .44 mag. in an uncle mike's vert. shoulder rig.

teddysroughrider
September 9, 2011, 01:37 AM
I carry a 4 inch S&W model 586 in 357 or a Colt 1911.

RightCoastBiased
September 9, 2011, 01:42 AM
S&W M&P 45, both for duty and concealed carry.

FIVETWOSEVEN
September 9, 2011, 01:51 AM
Springfield Armory XD40 Service. Its my only CCW gun and I do just fine with it. Oh the joys of being skinny.

Brian Williams
September 9, 2011, 02:34 AM
Either a S&W 581 or a 1911 from Argentina.

R.W.Dale
September 9, 2011, 03:55 AM
I'm working on getting the equipment and wardrobe together to cc a glock34


Tapatalk post via IPhone.

ColtPythonElite
September 9, 2011, 04:00 AM
4" Colt Anconda in .44 mag...It carries pretty darn well in a good holster with a good belt. I recently carried it for about 4 days straight on a camping trip.

http://www.thehighroad.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=147385&d=1313383134

wildehond
September 9, 2011, 04:05 AM
Glock 22

OARNGESI
September 9, 2011, 04:39 AM
Desert eagle 50 but only once mostly a glock 27

pockets
September 9, 2011, 08:40 AM
Now and then for giggles, I'll hook on a 9" smooth-barreled .67 flintlock pistol loaded with a passel of .32 round-balls.

mavracer
September 9, 2011, 09:05 AM
largest in the regular carry rotation would be a Sig P220 but on occasion I'll carry a full size 1911 or a 4 3/4" SAA or a 4" Redhawk.

Tallinar
September 9, 2011, 09:51 AM
Now and then for giggles, I'll hook on a 9" smooth-barreled .67 flintlock pistol loaded with a passel of .32 round-balls.

I do believe that pics are in order. :)

Jonah71
September 9, 2011, 10:01 AM
I guess it would be the CZ Phantom.

SigP229R
September 9, 2011, 10:35 AM
Bereta 92f

wow6599
September 9, 2011, 10:55 AM
I used to dress around FS guns, but now a 3" SP101 is about as big (heavy) as I like to go.

EdJennings
September 9, 2011, 11:00 AM
4" 1911 Kimber Pro Carry. Conceals nicely with untucked shirt and is actually pretty comfortable.

Rexster
September 9, 2011, 11:09 AM
I have my old duty S&W Model 58, which I regularly carried concealed in the 1980s, and Ruger GP100, nearly as large, and probably a bit heavier, that was my duty sixgun in the early 1990s, that I also carried concealed quite a bit. A 4" full-sized sixgun is not all that difficult to conceal. My Les Baer TRS was/is easy by comparison.

I have a Milt Sparks Summer Special II for a 5.5" SAA, for the day I am retired from policin', and may choose to occasionally tote a big Colt concealed on occasion. (My chief expects me to use only authorized weapons off the clock, to engage bad guys, and while I am allowed a quite large range of handguns during my off-the-clock hours, I am not
allowed to qual with an SA revolver.) While testing this rig at home, for about half a day, a 5.5" SAA proved quite comfortable IWB.

My biggest challenge to conceal? A Glock G22 proved the most difficult, as the rear of the slide printed against my cover garments, and the whole weapon was wide/thick. Revolvers are only wide at the cylinder, and where a Glock, and other striker-fired autos, have that wide, protruding rear of the slide, a revolver has nothing except a hammer, that is comparatively smaller and less protrusive, and can be bobbed-off if the revolver is DA. I only used a Glock as a duty pistol for 2.5 years, and rarely toted a Glock off the clock.

My SIG P229 pistols' slides are sloping and less-protrusive at the rear, and my three DAK models, which I use for duty and some
CC, have spur-less hammers.

Lonestar49
September 9, 2011, 11:16 AM
...

That would be my Sig P220R/45 - center

http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc306/Lonestar49/Picture280.jpg

Great, thin, light IMO, ccw gun for those special occasions that require both, dependability and accuracy with the widest spread.. ;)


Ls

bjs1187
September 9, 2011, 11:17 AM
CopBob, I've never heard of a BBQ gun, but I am jealous of a state that has a mindset that you have to have a dressed up gun to wear to a party (I'm assuming that's the point). Not that Ohio is that bad (and getting better) about ccw.

MikeNice
September 9, 2011, 12:49 PM
CZ P-07 Duty

I carry it at all times unless I'm at work, in the shower, or in the bed.

AirForceShooter
September 9, 2011, 01:04 PM
Springer 1911 Special Build.

CCW in a Yaqui holster.

AFS

McGlock
September 9, 2011, 01:48 PM
In the summer months I carry my md. 30 Glock. When it's cool enough for a jacket I carry a md. 21 Glock are a Md. 1911-A1 Springfield Armory.

SIGMA40
September 9, 2011, 06:41 PM
I carry a S&W MP 9mm compact....

dodo bird
September 9, 2011, 08:22 PM
1851 brass navy colt replica 7 1/2 inch barrel. You should have seen the Mrs. eyes when I had to draw it from the boot one evening upon returning to the house and relizing the back door was open. (blew open) and I had to clear the house with it.

Elm Creek Smith
September 9, 2011, 08:58 PM
Four inch S&W Model 681 .357 Magnum.

In the olden days, I occasionally carried a six inch S&W Model 25-5 .45 ACP in a shoulder holster.

ECS

partricp
September 9, 2011, 09:19 PM
Taurus PT92 or Charles Daly 1911 both with old el paso IWB holsters, S&W model 57 with 8 3/8" barrel in shoulder rig when in the woods, and once around town to prove to my wife that she couldn't tell when I was carrying.

camsdaddy
September 9, 2011, 10:18 PM
Currently its my 4" model 13 K frame. I rarely carry it though for no reason other than barrel length during the draw. In the market for a Glock 19 or 17.

GR8GIFT
September 9, 2011, 11:10 PM
Springfield Range Officer.

gpr
September 9, 2011, 11:31 PM
masterpiece arms 930...in a vertical shoulder..i had to cut down a 32 sten, to 15 rounds, because it was sticking out my jacket...i can only do it on jacket days, and there are not many of those in south florida...gary

420Stainless
September 9, 2011, 11:39 PM
Sometimes a S&W 25-13 Mountain Gun around the yard in winter. Otherwise a commander sized semiauto during cool weather when out and about.

Super Sneaky Steve
September 9, 2011, 11:49 PM
My 5" PT1911 fits nicely in my Crossbreed holster.

Snowbandit
September 9, 2011, 11:55 PM
The largest would be a 4-inch, S&W model 28. It's just a bit larger in the grip than my otherwise identical 629 Mountain Revolver. I have carried both (at different times, not together) concealed with good effect but not every day as I have other better choices.

mljdeckard
September 10, 2011, 12:33 AM
Full-size, all steel 1911, year round.

*GunNut*
September 10, 2011, 01:52 AM
G23

armsmaster270
September 10, 2011, 02:41 AM
1911 Govt Model made in 1918
http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff207/armsmaster270/Guns/DSCF1004.jpg

deerskinner69
September 10, 2011, 12:13 PM
Glock 22 40 cal

antiquus
September 10, 2011, 12:27 PM
USP9, 6" 686+, and a P1 - all too damn big or heavy, but a hoot to shoot and 'reassuring' to carry..

ssyoumans
September 10, 2011, 12:58 PM
Glock 23 or a 3" SP101

mesinge2
September 10, 2011, 01:26 PM
This is my winter carry gun:

http://i1210.photobucket.com/albums/cc401/mesinge2/My%20heaters/My44MagnumRugerRedhawk2.jpg




But I usually carry my 5" Colt:


http://i1210.photobucket.com/albums/cc401/mesinge2/My%20heaters/My45ACPColt1911CombatElite2.jpg

P5 Guy
September 10, 2011, 02:05 PM
"L" framed S&W revolvers, but only in the winter here in Florida. That lasts a couple of weeks, hopefully. Then it's back to "J" framed S&W revolvers.
If we had been granted the privilege of OC then "L" frames full time. For me nothing says "Stop doing that" like 44SPL.

beatledog7
September 10, 2011, 02:06 PM
A 5.5" .44 Mag in under my shirt and a 7+1 round 20" 12 gauge down my pants leg. I list 15 degrees to port and walk kind of funny, but if anybody messes with me, I'm covered.

SpentCasing
September 10, 2011, 02:15 PM
S&W 910 (EDC) or occasionally Beretta 92FS to run to corner store. I think Im gonna taste the kool-aid and try a G19 out soon, hopefully.

MICHAEL T
September 10, 2011, 07:56 PM
largest is my Govt 1911 . Most time it a Defender or a 9mm PF-9 KelTec.

Gun Nerd
September 10, 2011, 08:41 PM
Sig P220 compact in a KC Custom Gunleather IWB. I walk in circles without it.

9delta7
September 10, 2011, 09:22 PM
1974 S&W K frame ss 4 inch bbl in a LoboGunleather enhanced pancake owb holster.

Delford
September 10, 2011, 11:07 PM
My Ruger P345 in a High Noon Split Decision IWB

mgkdrgn
September 10, 2011, 11:12 PM
Taurus 450 in 45 Colt ... pocket carry

johnnydollar
September 10, 2011, 11:12 PM
Browning Hi-Power in Skip Ritchie leather.
JD

armoredman
September 10, 2011, 11:45 PM
CZ SP-01 Phantom, High Noon Down Under holster, High Noon Rock Steady gunbelt, all under a loose t-shirt in AZ summer weather. Works like a charm. I did conceed to replacing the stock 18 round mag with the standard CZ75 16 round mag. ;)

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b13/armoredman/High%20noon%20Gear/DownUndertwomonthslater.jpg

malakili
September 11, 2011, 12:19 AM
In the past, a 1911 Govt size and a Glock 17.

Right now? A PF9. :D

However, one day soon when I have the cash I want to cc a GP100 4" iwb (with an LCR in the pocket for backup.)

mdauben
September 11, 2011, 12:56 AM
My largest would be a Glock 21. With the right holster and clothing, its really not all that much harder to hide than my Glock 17 or 19.

Of course I'm on the large size, too, so that may make a difference! :p

firemanstrickland
September 11, 2011, 02:06 AM
full size 1911 in a belly band or uncle mike's IWB holster

Ducman69
September 11, 2011, 03:28 AM
Kahr PM9. Did I win?

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/113/312879168_6b6cf4b44c_o.jpg

searcher451
September 11, 2011, 02:48 PM
I occasionally cary the Walther P99 AS 9mm. It's not gigantic by any stretch, but it's not exactly a compact, either. :)

bearman49709
September 11, 2011, 03:26 PM
S&W 629 8 3/8", most of the time it's a S&W 66 4", some time's a Colt cobra nickel.

no one here now
September 11, 2011, 03:32 PM
S&W Model 500 ;-)
You could drive tacks with it at 25 yards.

Quiet
September 11, 2011, 03:49 PM
What is the largest weapon you ccw?

Draco (AK pistol) in a 5.11 Select Carry Sling Pack.

armoredman
September 11, 2011, 10:25 PM
Oh we can do that? OK, gotcha...:cool::neener:

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b13/armoredman/back.jpg

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b13/armoredman/overtheline.jpg

Yes, I really did carry this a few times, just to see what comments I might get.
Not a word...

asia331
September 12, 2011, 12:05 AM
5" Series 70 1911.

Scipio Africanus
September 12, 2011, 01:02 AM
I regularly carry a S&W 325 TR or a Ruger SRA in .454 loaded with .45 Colt.

R.W.Dale
September 12, 2011, 01:57 AM
Just an update to my other post but I CC'd that glock 34 all weekend in a fobus paddle holster under a longer polo style shirt with nary a problem.


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offonroad
September 12, 2011, 02:39 PM
You did say CCW, so for me it would be a Smith 638 body guard. Not my smallest or largest gun but it is the largest one I stick in my pocket.:eek:

Mudinyeri
September 12, 2011, 04:32 PM
Glock 20

TonyT
September 12, 2011, 10:11 PM
Glock-36 - 7 shots of 45ACP.

PT92
September 12, 2011, 10:13 PM
PT-92 and a 1911A1.

-Cheers

One78Shovel
September 13, 2011, 08:26 AM
Sig P226 (40)

-178S

MD_Willington
September 13, 2011, 07:32 PM
S&W 5906 in a desantis holster

Jonah71
September 14, 2011, 10:57 AM
Today it's the 3.3" Kimber (IWB) with the S&W Mod 36 in my jacket pocket.

Omaney
September 14, 2011, 04:20 PM
I'll Mexican carry my CZ 75B frequently in the cooler months.

dmazur
September 14, 2011, 04:41 PM
It used to be a 1911 Commander, but I now occasionally carry a Super Blackhawk .44 Magnum with a 4-3/4" barrel.

Usually carried in a "Tanker" shoulder holster, but occasionally OWB in 4 o'clock position. The short barrel makes it just a little bit longer than a 1911. And, of course, it doesn't have the 1911's flat profile.

Under a rain parka, it's concealed. More by accident than design, but it's still concealed...

towboat_er
September 14, 2011, 05:31 PM
This is.
http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w285/towboat_er/45and9026.jpg

ChCx2744
September 15, 2011, 01:43 AM
I don't think I'll carry anything larger than a 1911 or thicker than a Glock.

ojibweindian
September 15, 2011, 07:23 AM
XD 45 Tactical.

45crittergitter
September 15, 2011, 10:30 PM
6.5" s&w 657.

doc2rn
September 16, 2011, 02:43 AM
6" Colt Python

medic-rod
September 16, 2011, 03:59 PM
Hey I'm not the only one!!! 7.5 inch Ruger Super Blackhawk 44 Mag. 300grn H/P if that don't stop (anything) nothing will and if you need more than 6 rounds get to the range fast I also carry P-90 .45 acp. when it gets hot 380 keltec

a.j.ebbers
September 17, 2011, 10:22 PM
SIG SAUER Scorpion 1911 during Winter.

indie
September 18, 2011, 04:50 PM
The largest that I carry is a Stoeger Cougar 8000.

I dont like too large or too small. The smallest I carry is a glock 27.

To me the sweet spot is between the glock 26/27 up to the glock19/23 size. They really need to make more g23 sized guns. The big problem is the length of the grips.

Roverboy
September 18, 2011, 06:17 PM
Glock 19

jleyring
September 18, 2011, 06:28 PM
Sig SP2022 9mm or Beretta 96A1

jimniowa
September 18, 2011, 07:30 PM
3" Kimber in .45acp/.44sp in a snubby.
Jim

The Sarge
September 18, 2011, 07:37 PM
Dont know if the OP means physical dimensions or caliber......

Caliber Glock 36
Physical Dimensions probably Stoeger 8045

Ben86
September 19, 2011, 12:50 AM
S&w m&p9

buddyemily
September 19, 2011, 12:52 AM
Glock 30

AK_Maine_iac
September 19, 2011, 03:26 AM
Ruger 2.5"bbl Alaskan 454Casull:eek:

Nushif
September 19, 2011, 03:33 AM
Given the right clothes I can conceal an M9 ... But it better be cold out.

Usually an officer sized 1911 type is my carry, my PT911 is about the same size, so that works well, too, but when I can't wear an overshirt ... I am not concealing a gun ... Simply impossible with my build.

R.W.Dale
September 19, 2011, 04:24 AM
Since we're posting pics

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y96/krochus/2011-09-19015733.jpg

bikerdoc
September 19, 2011, 06:50 AM
1911

michiganfan
September 19, 2011, 07:02 AM
Beretta 92

Lucas_Y
September 19, 2011, 07:20 AM
5.5" Ruger Blackhawk 45 Colt/ACP

That's about the biggest that I'm willing to carry.

Mac Attack
September 19, 2011, 11:41 AM
Mine is a S&W model 22 4" N Frame. That's about the biggest one I have but I seldom carry it except when I feel like changing up my carry piece.

pekosROB
September 19, 2011, 04:24 PM
Glock 23 and 3" Kimber Stainless Ultra Raptor. the 5" Eclipse is a bit much for me to try and conceal, but I have worn it a few times.

azrn
September 21, 2011, 11:18 PM
sig 230 and or 3 in. sp 101 357.

Stevie-Ray
September 21, 2011, 11:51 PM
Glock 29

NMGonzo
September 22, 2011, 06:57 PM
glock 35

joneser49
September 22, 2011, 08:29 PM
XDM 9mm

BLACK-N-TAN
September 23, 2011, 01:58 AM
:what:

BigN
September 23, 2011, 05:57 AM
Taurus Tracker in 44 Mag

woodsong
September 23, 2011, 01:17 PM
full-size 1911 in a Crossbreed

golden
September 23, 2011, 11:57 PM
The largest gun that I will carry is a BERETTA 92D Centurion, but only during the winter when I dress heavier. During the summer, my most commonly carried guns are an H&K P2000 at work and a BERETTA Bobcat off duty.

I used to have to carry a BERETTA 96D Brigadier for work and off duty. You rately forgot that you were carrying it.

Jim

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