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Tony_the_tiger
October 22, 2013, 12:44 PM
Just a quick discussion here of what and how members here are carrying for the purpose of education and shared knowledge. I realize this has been done before but I like to see how it changes and poll new members.

I'll start:

EDC Firearm 1: S&W 442, .38 Special + P
EDC Holster: Mika's Pocket Holster
EDC Rounds: Speer Gold Dot 135 Grain Short Barrel .38 + P
EDC Reloads: 2 HKS Speed Strips of Gold Dots
EDC 1 Draw: Right Pocket

EDC Firearm 2: Ruger Sp101 2.25" .357 Magnum (When I can conceal it)
EDC Holster 2: Crossbreed Supertuck
EDC Rounds 2: Buffalo-Barnes 140 Grain XPB Short Barrel .357 Magnum
EDC Reloads 2: Same as #1 - no additional reloads specific to this firearm
EDC 2 Draw: Left Hip

Total Capacity before reloading: 10
Total Capacity: 20

Other Gear: Benchmade 940 or 710 Folders, depending on the day; wallet; keys; cell phone; Four-Sevens Quark Tactical flashlight in the evening

http://i978.photobucket.com/albums/ae269/kiwirat33/IMG_00000525_hdr_zps4c8e6085.jpg

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MedWheeler
October 22, 2013, 12:50 PM
Yes, lets (again!) It does indeed change as more members join, and others adjust to different needs.

EDC: Kel-Tec PF9, 115-grain Remington-UMC JHP ammo, in a Tagua (left-handed) belt-slide holster worn OWB, and concealed under an untucked shirt. No reload (most of the time; yes, that needs to change!) Capacity: eight rounds.

DCC (deep-conceal carry): Kel-Tec P32, WWB 73-grain JFN "first up" and "next in line", followed by Fiocchi 73-grain FMJ. Uncle Mike's pocket holster. No reload. This gun is only carried while in transit between my home and work site. Capacity: eight rounds.

I do have others that I carry from time to time, but these two make up 95 percent or better of carry duty. The others, when they're carried, usually are for more of a "nostalgia" or other purpose.

armoredman
October 22, 2013, 01:55 PM
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b13/armoredman/CZ%20posters/EDC1_zpsa06dfce3.jpg (http://s16.photobucket.com/user/armoredman/media/CZ%20posters/EDC1_zpsa06dfce3.jpg.html)

pezo
October 22, 2013, 07:42 PM
As of now. Lcr .38 with factory boot grips and xs night sight package. Two hks speedloaders in left pocket. Sometimes an additional two speed strips in back pocket as well. I am best at the off hand reload with the speed loaders. Gun in desantis leather IWB holster. Appendix carry. It's loaded with remington 158 grain lswchp's. However, I'm having a hard time finding these and have begun trying ( and liking ) hornady critical defense on paper. Also, I carry a NAA mini mag 1 1/8" barrel in a ankle holster left leg. It's too easy to carry so I do. It's loaded with Speer gold dots. I have shot these and they penetrated thru 2" of solid wood and another 2" of newspaper backing stacked together at about 10'. Bullets expanded. It only backs up the .38. I used to carry an sp101 sometimes loaded with .357's. Still have it. Great weapon also. Same setup.

ClangClang
October 22, 2013, 07:47 PM
Armoredman - how do you carry your CZ SP01? What holster? I've got one for USPSA but it's way too heavy to consider carrying on the daily compared to a Glock 19 or the similar.

jimbo555
October 22, 2013, 07:52 PM
Glock 36 2 extra mags, speer gold dots, owb or r/f pocket.

lpsharp88
October 22, 2013, 08:08 PM
Here's mine

http://i1304.photobucket.com/albums/s523/lpsharp88/427D4B56-4936-495B-AF47-65E2B1A3374E-317-0000001A7F4C4F97_zps849a6cad.jpg

Glock 26 Gen 4 - Raven Concealment holster, carried OWB around 9:00, loaded with Hornady Critical Duty 135 gr +p
1 spare mag - Loaded with same ammo, also Raven holder
Benchmade Griptilian
Keys

Not pictured - Wallet, and iPhone (used to take picture)

S&W620
October 22, 2013, 08:11 PM
M&P 9mm in an Old Faithful hybrid, Emerson CQC-14, wallet, keys, Wrigley's Spearmint, and an iPhone.

beeenbag
October 22, 2013, 08:48 PM
Most days it's a beretta nano in front right pocket, desantis pocket holster, kershaw leek clipped in left front pocket with phone in the same pocket, wallet left rear pocket, streamlight micro stream clipped in right rear pocket with redman in the pocket. Timex expedition left wrist.

On non work days I remove the nano and carry a glock 26 iwb in a comptac spartan

huntsman
October 22, 2013, 09:06 PM
Just a quick discussion here of what and how members here are carrying for the purpose of education and shared knowledge. I realize this has been done before but I like to see how it changes and poll new members.

I'll start:

EDC Firearm 1: S&W 442, .38 Special + P
EDC Holster: Mika's Pocket Holster
EDC Rounds: Speer Gold Dot 135 Grain Short Barrel .38 + P
EDC Reloads: 2 HKS Speed Strips of Gold Dots
EDC 1 Draw: Right Pocket

EDC Firearm 2: Ruger Sp101 2.25" .357 Magnum (When I can conceal it)
EDC Holster 2: Crossbreed Supertuck
EDC Rounds 2: Buffalo-Barnes 140 Grain XPB Short Barrel .357 Magnum
EDC Reloads 2: Same as #1 - no additional reloads specific to this firearm
EDC 2 Draw: Left Hip

Total Capacity before reloading: 10
Total Capacity: 20

Other Gear: Benchmade 940 or 710 Folders, depending on the day; wallet; keys; cell phone; Four-Sevens Quark Tactical flashlight in the evening
you ever weigh all that stuff up?

I carry an LCP in a leather pocket holster, pen knife and extra mag.

rockhopper46038
October 22, 2013, 09:12 PM
Usually this:
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3728/10383935003_b6707e7bca_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/21042524@N02/10383935003/) 048 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/21042524@N02/10383935003/) by rockhopper46038 (http://www.flickr.com/people/21042524@N02/), on Flickr

Sometimes swap the BWC for P228

or a 5" Wilson CQB. Hell, now you know everything about me.

horsemen61
October 22, 2013, 09:32 PM
Well it was my xds and the sig as a backup but now it's back to my LCR and my sig is still my bug keys and wallet and oh my EDC knife is a kershaw

JVaughn
October 22, 2013, 09:38 PM
Smith model 65 .357 magnum EDC, in a custom AHolster.

Ruger LCP or sometimes Seecamp .32 BUG.

Spyderco 4" folder, SAK, and 6 more rounds of .357 on a speed strip in my pocket.

RetiredUSNChief
October 22, 2013, 11:45 PM
Colt 1991A1 in a Galco N3 IWB.

Simple. Plain. Nothing fancy.

Though I'm looking at transitioning to a different holster sometime. I like the one I have, but there's room for reasonable improvement.

Murcielago
October 22, 2013, 11:57 PM
EDC Firearm 1: S&W 340 M&P, .357 Mag.
EDC Holster: El Paso Saddlery C-Force
EDC Rounds: Speer Gold Dot 135 Grain Short Barrel .38 + P
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Other Gear: Spyderco Caly 3.5

ArchAngelCD
October 23, 2013, 12:55 AM
EDC Firearm 1: S&W 442, .38 Special + P
EDC Holster: Mika's Pocket Holster
EDC Rounds: Speer Gold Dot 135 Grain Short Barrel .38 + P
EDC Reloads: 1 Binacchi Speed Strip w/Gold Dots
EDC 1 Draw: Right Pocket
Yes, I agree...

MachIVshooter
October 23, 2013, 01:46 AM
EDC summertime:

Kel-Tec P3AT, back pocket, stoked with handloaded 102 gr. Golden Sabres. sometimes a spare mag.

EDC wintertime:

Kel Tec PF9, 115 gr. Remington JHP, coat pocket or IWB holster. Spare mag if I remember.

However, when the wife & kids are in tow, I have increased liabilities, so winter or summer, I will typically carry my G20 10mm with a Pierce +2 extension for 18 rounds on tap, and two spare mags holding 17 each. I may forgo the extra firepower if we're staying out in our rural county or the neighboring ones, but when we take them somewhere in the metro area, I'm "loaded for bear", so to speak. If some nut job enters the museum, zoo, or whatever venue we happen to be at and opens up, I want to be sure I have enough rounds on hand to keep him pinned down while they escape the danger zone.

My preference would honestly be to avoid all population centers and crowded venues, but it's not right to deny your little ones those experiences on account of a vanishingly rare (but increasingly more common) event. As such, I simply stay vigilant and carry enough gun to feel confident in my ability to protect them against the unlikely but unimaginably scary event of a mass shooter targeting a crowd that we're part of. I'm not particularly afraid of such a person where my own life is concerned, but I don't know if I could handle the pain of loosing one of my baby girls, or my yet-unborn son. I would kill without hesitation any person or creature that threatened their lives.

Teachu2
October 23, 2013, 02:17 AM
Firearms: Glock 30, 36, 26
Ammo: Speer Gold Dot Short Barrel HPs
Holsters: CrossBreed SuperTucks
Knife: Kershaw SpeedSafe 1820
Phone: Motorola RazorMax
Vehicle lockboxes by ConsoleSafe
0-4 extra loaded mags per gun.

I usually carry one and have a second in the vehicle. Sometimes only one, rarely all three. When traveling in predator habitat, I may have a rifle handy as well.

leadcounsel
October 23, 2013, 04:35 AM
G23, phone, knife, keys, wallet.

Sometimes a flashlight and spare mag.

If I'm going someplace that concerns me I might don my level III vest.

Most important - brains and situational awareness. Avoid times and places where odds of danger increase, and be prepared to leave to avoid danger when it presents.

I'm not looking to be the next G. Zimmerman test case.

usp9
October 23, 2013, 06:44 AM
I've carried the Seecamp LWS32for a long time.
Loaded with Silvertip or Gold Dot.

The 9mm HK P2000sk is about 5 years young.
Currently has Winchester PDX1+P.

http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i186/ripley16/P2000SKandseecamp-1.jpg (http://s72.photobucket.com/user/ripley16/media/P2000SKandseecamp-1.jpg.html)

rightside
October 23, 2013, 08:28 AM
Sig 232

zignal_zero
October 23, 2013, 08:45 AM
CZ P-01. I do not use a holster (even though I make and sell them, weird eh?) B4 the flames start - at one point, more than HALF my (old) agency was carrying w/o a holster. Never once was there one ND, the only person to lose control of their piece had crashed a MTC at over 70MPH, during MY MTC crash, my gun never moved, AND I've been an armorer for years. So.... I don't need advice on how to carry my own gun thanks :)

ALWAYS carry a flashlight (Fenix LD20), Benchmade 51, a spare mag (or magS), and a Krink in the car with a PILE of mags :D

decoy562
October 23, 2013, 12:18 PM
A police officer.

When I can't do that, here are my carry options:

1) Beretta Nano in an uncle Mike's #12 (I believe, lefty IWB) loaded with Federal 135 grain
2) If I'm just running down the street, can't hide #1 or just feel lazy, Ruger LCP with Remington Gold Sabre 102 grain

Godsgunman
October 23, 2013, 01:00 PM
At very least my Chiefs Special, has 125gr SJHP+Ps right now but in the process of working up a better load.

David E
October 23, 2013, 01:11 PM
I do not use a holster (even though I make and sell them, weird eh?) - I don't need advice on how to carry my own gun thanks

I wonder, then, how you test your holsters to ensure they do the job properly....

.

Mat, not doormat
October 23, 2013, 04:12 PM
http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x320/fastgun24/photo_zps17d7334e.jpg

Red Wind
October 23, 2013, 11:30 PM
Everyday, a Glock 30,.45ACP, For 12 years. A lot of confidence, staking it all on this gun.

C0untZer0
October 23, 2013, 11:55 PM
EDC Firearm: Rohrbaugh R9s
EDC Holster: DeSantis Nemesis Pocket Holster
EDC Rounds: 147gr Winchester Ranger "T" Series RA9T
EDC Reloads: none
EDC Draw: Right Pocket

Total Capacity before reloading: 7
Total Capacity: 7

Other Gear: Gerber 200, wallet; keys; cell phone; Maglight Solitaire

http://www.thehighroad.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=181765&stc=1&d=1363999165

Well actually I don't "carry", I transport my R9 unloaded in a 5.11 Select Carry Pistol Pouch until the Illinois State Police start issuing CC licenses next year :(

pokersamurai
October 24, 2013, 12:39 AM
EDC Firearms: Ruger GP100 .357 Magnum & S&W 642
EDC Holsters: Simply Rugged Pancake (GP100) / Renegade Ankle Holster (642)
EDC Rounds: Federal .357 Magnum 140gr XPB / Remington .38 Special 125gr +p Golden Sabers
EDC Reloads: (2).357 Magnum speedloaders / (1) .38 Special Speed Strip
EDC Draw: IWB Right Hip (gp100) / Left inside ankle (642)

Total Capacity before reloading: 11
Total Capacity: 31

Other Gear: Benchmade Griptillian, EagleTac t100c2 light, Wallet, keys, cell phone

http://i543.photobucket.com/albums/gg478/pokersamurai/DSCF6271_zps4f37185a.jpg (http://s543.photobucket.com/user/pokersamurai/media/DSCF6271_zps4f37185a.jpg.html)

http://i543.photobucket.com/albums/gg478/pokersamurai/DSCF6265_zpse0fe6bcf.jpg (http://s543.photobucket.com/user/pokersamurai/media/DSCF6265_zpse0fe6bcf.jpg.html)

Tony_the_tiger
October 24, 2013, 12:58 AM
That's a classy looking GP. Did you bob the hammer yourself?

bannockburn
October 24, 2013, 11:31 AM
EDC Semi-auto- Kahr PM-9

EDC Revolver- S&W Model 638

EDC Deep concealment- Kel-Tec P3AT.

CharlieDeltaJuliet
October 24, 2013, 11:51 AM
EDC#1 Sig P229R
Galco summer carry IWB holster
Rounds: Winchester Ranger "T series" +p+ 127 gr.

EDC#2 Sig P220R
Galco summer carry IWB holster
Rounds: Federal HST +p JHP

mmissile
October 24, 2013, 01:57 PM
I've had about 50 carry-guns, but as of now....
Wilson ADP or HK USPc40.

pokersamurai
October 24, 2013, 11:53 PM
That's a classy looking GP. Did you bob the hammer yourself?
Thanks, Tony.

No I didn't bob the hammer myself. From what I understand, my GP-100 was a contract over-run. It was originally intended for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. They specified that their revolver have a 4" half-lug barrel with fixed sights and a factory DAO trigger.

David E
October 25, 2013, 08:28 PM
Cool GP-100!

Wonder how large the over run was.

mike28w
October 25, 2013, 09:20 PM
Kahr PM9... 9mm with +P GoldDots

I carry with a "ClipDraw" and a Vanguard triggerguard holster ( both at the same time) with chamber loaded.

I've got a box of holsters ( both leather and kydex, pretty and ugly) and I always return to this combo. Comfortable, safe and secure ( for me ! )....mike

Husker_Fan
October 26, 2013, 06:21 PM
I'm apparently very under-armed. I pocket carry a S&W mod. 38 loaded with Rem Golden Saber in an Blackhawk holster and five rounds in a speed strip. I have a Gerber Paraframe in the other pocket, but I may upgrade the knife.

Jim NE
October 26, 2013, 09:22 PM
Armoredman - how do you carry your CZ SP01? What holster? I've got one for USPSA but it's way too heavy to consider carrying on the daily compared to a Glock 19 or the similar.
Yeah, I just got a CZ 75 compact in 9mm, and while it is smaller, it won't be as light and comfortable to carry as my Ruger sr9c.

Oh, and today's carry on the trail was a Taurus PT 145 in a Kirkpatrick with a spare mag in my left front pocket. No knife, as I've misplaced my beloved Buck...everything else I have is too big for legal. At times I carry my little free chinese NRA premium as a substitute.

Over the summer my edc was an old Smith model 37 in an oversized Blackwawk IWB.

Jim NE
October 26, 2013, 09:28 PM
Husker Fan said: I'm apparently very under-armed. I pocket carry a S&W mod. 38 loaded with Rem Golden Saber in an Blackhawk holster and five rounds in a speed strip.

I don't think so. See above. :)

(Oh, and too bad about Minnesota :( )

riceboy72
October 27, 2013, 10:58 AM
Time and time again, I've tried and switched out different pistols, and time and time again, I've returned to the same gun for carry: Gen 2 Glock 19, bought brand new in 1994, with Ranger or HST in the mag and new Trijicon HD sights. Carry it in a well-weathered and beyond comfortable Kramer horsehide paddle holster which was made by Greg back in the day when he ran his shop nearby, along with a single mag pouch.

I've wanted to try and fall in love with Kydex, so I recently bought a double mag pouch to try. So far, it's comfortable, but the jury is still out for me as to whether or not I want to try a Kydex holster. If and when I do, I'll have my friend who owns Northwest Tactical Products make a holster and mag pouch combo for me. I appreciate and support local craftsmen of the trade.

I also carry a Streamlight PT 1L flashlight and a Kershaw Blur daily. I have bigger, stronger lights, but for EDC, the Streamlight fits my needs well.

XDs just came back from recall and I need to put it through it's paces again before I decide to carry it. I bought it originally as a summer carry pistol and it carries and conceals well, but I have to figure out if it's better than the 642 which has been great for years. When I carry that, it's in a Mika Pocket Holster and yep, that holster is worth every penny and the praise it's given on this and other boards.

I always like reading these threads, even if they're a repeat every now and then. It's fun to hear about one's carry evolve over time and experience.

Haywood
October 27, 2013, 11:05 AM
LCR357 and either a SP101 or to save a few Oz. A S&W 442. Two Snubs every day all day.

USAF_Vet
October 27, 2013, 11:06 AM
Not much of my EDC has changed.
Gun: Taurus 709 slim
Ammo: 124 gr. Remington golden sabers JHP
Knife: Benchmade Barrage
Multi-tool: Leatherman Wingman
Flashlight: Streamlight P1AA

herrwalther
October 27, 2013, 02:58 PM
Since this is a picture heavy thread, here is all the junk I keep in my pockets.

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b265/Ehtereon/PA270013_zps7d96f4c7.jpg

armoredman
October 28, 2013, 01:55 PM
And that's a lot of junk. :)
If I am on the way to work or back, throw in gas and handcuffs, but I don't regularly carry those off duty - especially that Sabre Red OC, useless "seasoning in a can".

Armoredman - how do you carry your CZ SP01? What holster? I've got one for USPSA but it's way too heavy to consider carrying on the daily compared to a Glock 19 or the similar.

First, it's not a regular CZ Sp-01, that is the semi-mythical CZ SP-01 Phantom. It is approx 33% lighter than the steel framed SP-01. ;)
I carry it is this rig,

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b13/armoredman/High%20noon%20Gear/PhantomandDownUnderbrightlight2.jpg (http://s16.photobucket.com/user/armoredman/media/High%20noon%20Gear/PhantomandDownUnderbrightlight2.jpg.html)

High Noon Down Under IWB rig with straps. I use a High Noon Rock Steady gun belt, (shown with the junky old dress belt I used to use),

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b13/armoredman/High%20noon%20Gear/beltcomparison.jpg (http://s16.photobucket.com/user/armoredman/media/High%20noon%20Gear/beltcomparison.jpg.html)

Used together, this big sidearm disappears under a t-shirt, even in AZ summer weather. Note the 16 round standard CZ-75 mag used for summer carry.

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b13/armoredman/High%20noon%20Gear/DownUndertwomonthslater.jpg (http://s16.photobucket.com/user/armoredman/media/High%20noon%20Gear/DownUndertwomonthslater.jpg.html)

jeepnik
October 28, 2013, 06:26 PM
Over the years I've made one observation. Whether we are talking concealed carry or babies, folks carry a lot more "stuff" today than they did in years past.

Think about what you see in the mega strollers today, sheesh, if my wife had wanted to carry all that stuff I'd have just had her move the kids around in a large wheel barrow.

Same with CCW. Once upon a time, a firearm, a couple (though often only one) reloads, and maybe just maybe a small pen knife.

Today, it's multiple firearms, multiple reloads for each, knives, flashlights, cell phones and the list just goes on and on.

gym
October 28, 2013, 06:41 PM
PM9 Liberty 50 grain mag in gun for weight, Remora pocket holster. 2 spare mags in a nylon double pouch that slides on. fanny pak with an XDS, "now either a 30 or 26 in it with +2.
Looking for a RI till I get my XD back, if I can find the non billboard "new one", or an ATI compact, lightweight.
Also one of 3 assisted open pocket knives and a Tac light. All in the PAK

Flfiremedic
October 28, 2013, 07:55 PM
Sig P229R Enhanced Elite 357 Sig- Defensive Line IWB holster. 125 gr Doubletap ammo. Spare mag in Bianchi clip on mag holder. Cold Steel Tanto folder. All day every day.

huntsman
October 28, 2013, 08:15 PM
Once upon a time, a firearm, a couple (though often only one) reloads, and maybe just maybe a small pen knife.

That's how I (still) roll ;)

ClangClang
October 29, 2013, 12:24 AM
Thin wallet, thin cellphone, small keyring, Glock 19 with Trijicon Big Dot sights loaded with Critical Duty in an Old Faithful IWB (when out of NJ, of course), and that's pretty much it.

I hate having crap in my pockets. I keep a light and knife in my car should they be necessary. IMO "High speed low drag" is best achieved when you've got nothing to weigh you down.

Armoredman - thanks for the in depth explanation. I've got a SP-01 Tactical. Still too heavy for reasonable/regular EDC, although I really do love that gun.

Hometeached1
October 29, 2013, 03:35 PM
In Winter,
Handguns: Glock 30SF, S&W 642.
Holsters: Bianchi model 5 Blackwidow OWB, Blackhawk #3 pocket.
Ammo: .45ACP 230gr HST, .38SPL 135gr+p Gold dot.
Reloads: 2 Glock 13rd mags in Bladetech double mag pouch, 1 or 2 Bianchi speed strips front pocket.
Knives: CRKT m16-13Z, SpiderCo. Native, Gerber multi-tool.
Light: Streamlight ProTac HL with belt clip.
And my wallet, keys and dumb phone.
Summer, everything the same, but replace 30 with Glock 19 in a Sidearmor IWB, .45 mags with 2 17rd mags in double mag pouch, ammo is 124gr+p Gold dot.
Always one in the pipe.
Reason for the 30 in the Winter is in case JHPs don't open up, also don't want to miss a chance on a deer!

Yellow Jacket
October 29, 2013, 08:59 PM
1. Sig P239 in 40 S&W, one extra magazine, Federal Hydra-Shok 165g, Galco OTW.

2. S&W 1006 10mm, one extra magazine, Federal Hydra-Shok 180g, Galco pancake OTW.

Usually the Sig, sometimes both with the Sig in an IWB.

TennJed
October 29, 2013, 09:21 PM
Great thread

travisd
October 29, 2013, 09:48 PM
Seeing as my XDS is at Springfield for the next 1-3 months, I've been carrying this instead until I get another .45

http://www.thehighroad.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=190595&stc=1&d=1383097635

carlson1
October 29, 2013, 09:58 PM
1. S&W M&P Shield (8 round magazine) in an Alessi CQC-S holster. An extra 8 round magazine. Kershaw knife. Surefire E2E Executive Elite Flashlight.

2. S&W M&P 9c (XGRIP 17 Rd magazine) in an Alessi CQC-S holster. An extra 12 round magazine. Kershaw knife. Surefire E2E Executive Elite Flashlight.

Everything loaded with Federal HST 9mm 124gr HP.

Phaedrus/69
October 30, 2013, 04:07 AM
I don't have a set EDC for all occasions but there are some constants. On my keyring I keep a Fenix E01 and a Spyderco Ladybug3 in ZDP-189. So at a minimum I have a very good knife and a serviceable light that's bright enough for most tasks and 100% reliable. Beyond that I also always have my Galaxy S4 on my along with my wallet.

I can't carry a firearm at work, both due to policy and the fact that it would be pretty impractical to wear one with chef pants in a commercial kitchen! But when out and about I am always armed. When I have to be very discrete I carry a Beretta Nano in a Garrett Silent Thunder IWB. I keep a spare mag on the weak side in an SHTFGear Horizontal Mag Pouch.

Most of the time I will carry a bit more gun. For general CCW I alternate between an HK USPf9 and an HK P30S. In both cases I carry Condition One in a Silent Thunder IWB. A spare mag will be weak side in either a Garrett K1 or a Safariland 123. No matter the sidearm, if it's a 9mm I will have it loaded with 147gr Federal HST ammo.

On a couple occasions I will actually be carrying my HK USP45 Tactical. Mostly this is for my nightly walk or for hiking/camping. In that case I CCW in a Hill People Gear Kit Bag and keep a spare mag in the front pouch. Ammo is 230gr Federal HST. The Kit Bag has sufficient room that I will keep my phone, a flashlight and a "serious" folder in there, too, usually a Spyderco Delica or Native.

Most of the time I will have a more potent light to augment my little Fenix. That will generally be a Surefire E1B if I'm heading out when it's already dark, otherwise it will probably be a Streamlight Microstream.

Gamer
October 30, 2013, 05:06 AM
EDC 80%: S&W M&P 340, Hornaday Critical Defense 125grains, Belt man belt, AJ Concealco dual loop IWB riding about 4 o’clock

EDC: Sig 938, Hornaday Critical Duty 135 grains, sticky holster IWB or belt slide

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