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Anyone else NOT carry your 1911?
I rarely do. A bit too finicky for me, at least for now. My 3 carry guns are 1) XD40 at work, 2) HK USP Compact .45, 3) Sig Sauer P220. Thousands and thousands of rounds through them all without a single malfunction with the exception of the XD using steel one time only. There is no doubt in my mind these fine weapons will fire when needed. That's why.
The TLE is on it's way; 100 percent @700 rounds with all brass rounds so I may be adding this to the list down the road. Even with 300 rounds at the range and dirty it just kept going without any additional lube.:cool:
 

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My Glock 19 has been my EDC for a long time. It always goes bang no matter what. My PCII has been seeing quite a bit of carry time lately though. It has proven itself to me.
 

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My Glock 19 has been my EDC for a long time. It always goes bang no matter what. My PCII has been seeing quite a bit of carry time lately though. It has proven itself to me.
Excellent choice with the Glock IMO. Very popular with law enforcement agencies. Another is the Sig .357, and yet another is the Smith M&P. The M&P feels the best in my hand of the three.
 

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Summers in Saint George Utah get very warm, In the summer months I carry my Sig P239 or my S&W Bodyguard. But when it cools down a little I carry my baby, a Kimber [email protected] +. I love that gun.
 

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Glock 23 most days. Sometimes, Glock 27.
 
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Waiting...

I don't have my CCW yet, it's on the way... 90 day eta about 45 days ago.

I don't have a gun I would use really as an EDC yet. I toyed with the idea of carrying my Kimber Eclipse Pro II, but it's big. I am a big guy but it's still big.

Not sure what I will carry yet, I do like the Shield, but was waiting to see what the new Walther CCP was like.

I've considered the Ruger LC9 with the front pocket wallet holster (it looks like a wallet...)

So, thanks for this thread I am hearing good ideas :)
 

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I don't have my CCW yet, it's on the way... 90 day eta about 45 days ago.

I don't have a gun I would use really as an EDC yet. I toyed with the idea of carrying my Kimber Eclipse Pro II, but it's big. I am a big guy but it's still big.

Not sure what I will carry yet, I do like the Shield, but was waiting to see what the new Walther CCP was like.

I've considered the Ruger LC9 with the front pocket wallet holster (it looks like a wallet...)

So, thanks for this thread I am hearing good ideas :)
With a good holster and belt there's no reason for you to not carry your Eclipse.
 

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Nope. 1911 all the time. Work and off duty. Right now sitting in the pasture with the dogs and Super Carry Pro HD. Mine are reliable. I don't understand the 1911 range toy but Glock or other carry mentality. For consistency of training I only shoot what I carry. Maybe I am just too retarded to adapt to different systems.

If I really felt I needed more rounds I would build up a STI 2011.

As a disclaimer I have been "forced to carry" Sigs or Glocks in my past and during those periods I did not shoot (as hard as it was) my 1911s. So I am not a hypocrite. Haha
 

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I bought my Compact Stainless II to be my carry weapon. Once I have it broken in, it will be on my hip........
 
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IMHO, In the " tiny EDC" category for warm weather carry, I have really struggled finding a gun I really feel comfortable with. The Beretta Tomcat was the absolute worst gun I have ever owned. I have owned a Sig P238, a Ruger LCP, and currently have a S&W BodyguardL. They are all decent guns and seem to be dependable. I just don't love them. I am going to pawn one of my kidneys and give the Kimber Micro a try. I guess the best thing about winter is it allows me to carry my Ultra CDP2+. Now that is a gun that will spoil you. Good luck on your journey and I love to hear others opinions.
 

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I'll be carrying an Ultra, soon as I get one. ;)
 

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When deep concealment is the only option, I pocket carry my Smith & Wesson 442 and a speed strip. As far as warm weather carry, it's going to be 82 and humid here today. I'm wearing shorts and a t-shirt, and carrying my PCII with no worries.
 

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IMHO, In the " tiny EDC" category for warm weather carry, I have really struggled finding a gun I really feel comfortable with. The Beretta Tomcat was the absolute worst gun I have ever owned. I have owned a Sig P238, a Ruger LCP, and currently have a S&W BodyguardL. They are all decent guns and seem to be dependable. I just don't love them. I am going to pawn one of my kidneys and give the Kimber Micro a try. I guess the best thing about winter is it allows me to carry my Ultra CDP2+. Now that is a gun that will spoil you. Good luck on your journey and I love to hear others opinions.

I can't speak from personal experience but from everything I've seen and read I have a feeling the Kimber Micro Carry is going to be almost identical to the Sig. P238.
 
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Maybe it's just me, but I don't consider a .380 an adequate caliber. Especially if you only have 6 or 7 of them. If you're going to limit capacity, you'd better upgrade on caliber, IMO. YMMV.
 

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Maybe it's just me, but I don't consider a .380 an adequate caliber. Especially if you only have 6 or 7 of them. If you're going to limit capacity, you'd better upgrade on caliber, IMO. YMMV.

Not trying to be a smart guy only trying to understand your thinking. Why did you buy a .380 for your wife to carry?
 
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