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Thread: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

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    Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    What do you normally carry, concealed or open. I'd love to carry my 1911 Colt .45, but concealability is a definite issue with it's size, especially in the summer, so I carry a Bersa .380 year round with Corbon JHPs in Dlx mags .
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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    I open carry all the time. And for now I carry a Taurus 24/7 OWB in Raider holster. Can't wait to get my AC

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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    I carry a compact Springer 9mm 1911...But full size American Classic is within a arms reach most of the time. Car, Store, Home. Not allowed open carry here in the Florida Zoo.

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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    You can carry the full size good belt and holster IWB works best. It might ride up when sitting That why I like a Commander It clears when I sit. No pushing up.
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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    I carry concealed & have no problem with carrying a 1911. Just wear untucked baggy shirt, but I can dress as sloppy as I please. Like MT says, just takes the right holster & belt.

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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    I have KT P380 in my pocket ALWAYS.. and depending on cloths will have my UC .45 on my hip in a UBG holster as back up.
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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    Always have the KT P3AT in my pocket.

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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    I carry the Bersa UC45 and the Detonics almost equally IWB year around. For the last 2 months, I've had to carry the Thunder 380 because of weight and drawing with my shoulder repair. Now that I've got the Amigo coming in, it will probably take over the rotation.

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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    I carry the 40HC year around IWB Don Hume thumb break guess just use to it. Get a new addition at the end of the month the anticipated Amigo could change things up then will see.

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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    My EDC is a CZ75 PCR carried OWB in a UBG Phaetos. Otherwise it's usually the 380CC in either a IWB or shoulder holster.

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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    I carry OWB with UBG Regulators. Open or concealed depends on whether or not the wind is blowing my shirt. I don't pay it much mind. When I don't have a belt holster on the Seecamp is in my pocket and sometimes even when I do have a larger gun on.

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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    I carry a CZ75B Omega IWB 90% of the time. We can open or conceal carry here in TN, but I prefer concealed.

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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    Carry OWB Bersa 380 in a Raider from Luvthegun for summer CC along with a S&W BG 380 in my pocket. As soon as I get my raider for my M&P 40 FS next week, that will be my winter carry until I can get a 1911 in a FS 45. Now I got to save up for the 45 and it's raider for after the 1st of the year.

    I have spent all my gun fund for this year.

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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    Quote Originally Posted by Falcon View Post
    Carry OWB Bersa 380 in a Raider from Luvthegun for summer CC along with a S&W BG 380 in my pocket. As soon as I get my raider for my M&P 40 FS next week, that will be my winter carry until I can get a 1911 in a FS 45. Now I got to save up for the 45 and it's raider for after the 1st of the year.

    I have spent all my gun fund for this year.
    At least you have a gun fund. I have to scrap it together whenever I can. lol

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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    Winter time is definitly an easier carrier, I have in the pants holsters for both my trophy and taurus 85, a snubnose 38, again it is sloppy shirt time, it will be more comfortable when I break down and get smooth wood grips for the AC

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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    Carry an AC Commander generally iwb. Works well and no one seems to notice. Open carry legal in my state but frowned upon.

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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    Quote Originally Posted by luvthegun View Post
    At least you have a gun fund. I have to scrap it together whenever I can. lol

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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    Most of time it's a 1911 .45 4" or 5" do carry a Bersa 380 in pocket or holster. Been knowen to also carry a 9mm XD. have holsters to carry iwb or owb. Do keep extra ammo in truck at all times loaded in extra mags.
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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

    I carry the 380cc IWB or in my boot depending on what I'm doing. Looking to move to a 3'' 1911 soon...

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    Re: Daily Carry, concealed or open?

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