Pocket gun; "Ranch Style"?

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  1. jame

    jame Member

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    I live on a relatively remote acreage here in the midwest. I'm often outdoors, mowing, trimming brush, building or repairing buildings, farm equipment, etc....

    I often find myself throwing a little Beretta 21A .22 in my front pocket because it's unobtrusive and it's nice to have something to sling a little lead around, even if it's a small .22. It's lightweight, cheap to feed, and it's also nice to not have a gun hanging on my hip to get caught in brush, while climbing into a tractor, or having to worry about "covering up" if I head to town.

    Since I'm also a firearms enthusiast, I'd like to know if anyone has any other suggestions for this type of outdoorsman BUG application...?
     
  2. V-fib

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    My around the homestead always is my Taurus 94 with CT grips. When doing most chores I keep it on my hip with a Uncle Mikes paddle holster. (had it on my hip one time out near the road where I was weed wacking and caught a sheriff out of the corner of my eye slowing down. I kept to my work and noticed they just went on their way) :uhoh: I like to wear bibs when I cut firewood so I keep my Tauri in a belly bag just under the flap. Its easy to get to if I ever needed it but doesn’t get dirty.:cool:
     
  3. Steve H

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    It sounds as if we live in the same type of setup. The "21" is one of the guns that I carry around my place, in my pocket. My next choice for a pocket bug is my Colt Mustang, after that either my 3" .45 or a PPK rides at 4:00 on my belt. The one other gun I keep handy is my Winchester .357 Model 94...............it's nice to have if I'm out in the fields and the coyotes are around. It fits the rifle rack on my ATV real well..
     
  4. Charshooter

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    When I feel like riding and carrying my revolver it is the N frame blued model 29 S&W 4 inch worn cowboy style. That is what I liked to carry for years back when I was in law enforcement. My heart has never left being a lawman and any waist hangen holster has me feeling good. The concealed carry is good for protection, but has never appealed to me. It is more like the suit men type detective carry and just not the same as the old cowboy feeling sidearm.
     
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    I use both a P3at and a Kahr pm9 for this role . It depends on what i am doing at any one time , and how snug the wranglers i put on of a morning fit as to which gets the nod .
     
  6. Geronimo45

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    Funny. I was thinking about the same thing yesterday evening.
    I usually tote a CZ-70 in .32 ACP in the pocket.

    I'd put a pair of CT lasergrips on that Beretta if I were you... don't know if they're out yet, but they should be out soon.

    P.S. Cutting wood: if cutting wood involves swinging an axe, pocket carry seems to be the only way - that or a retention holster/fanny pack.

    P.S.S. A pistol lanyard's handy when jostling around the great outdoors.
     
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