What pistol do you carry?

Discussion in 'Blade-Tech Industries' started by krazichinaman, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. krazichinaman

    krazichinaman Moderator Moderator

    Jul 8, 2001
    What pistol you carry? I'm interested to see what my fellow knife nuts carry to accompany their sharp pointy objects.

    Lets keep it as a simple format


    I'll start.

    Brand: Springfield Armory
    Model: XD Service (4" in Dark Earth)
    Caliber: .45 ACP (230 grain Speer Gold Dots)
    Accessories: XS Big Dot sites, Crimson Trace Laser Grips, Surefire X300

    When I travel/visit my states, I carry:
    Brand: Springfield Armory
    Model: XD Subcompact (3" in Olive Drab)
    Caliber: 9mm (124 grain +P Speer Gold Dots)
    Accessories: XS Big Dot sites, Crimson Trace Laser Grips

    When I am around town, its easy for me to conceal a service pistol. I usually always have some sort of cover garment on but then again its WA and it rains here a lot. When I travel, its usually to the South, so the subcompact is much easier to conceal under dress shirts etc.
  2. Bowman1911


    Dec 12, 2010
    Brand: Ruger
    Caliber: .380
    Model: LCP

    Brand: Kahr
    Caliber: 9mm
    Model: PM9

    Brand: Colt
    Caliber: .45acp
    Model: New Agent
  3. 23xdm3.8


    Apr 18, 2011
    Springfield Armory
    XDM 3.8 bitone
    9mm 124g gold dot
    Trijicon front/rear

    I love springfields, +1 to you..
    I'm waiting for the XDS to be released so I have something that's easier to conceal with summer clothes
  4. krazichinaman

    krazichinaman Moderator Moderator

    Jul 8, 2001
    The SDS is nice, but I just like the idea of more rounds. I can't wait to shoot one though!
  5. Spectre


    Nov 3, 1998
    Here in the 'Stan, as an officer finally, I carry an M9.

    In VA, I most often carried a 1911 Commander in 9x19mm.
    When I went to Gunsite last year, I had the old Colt sights replaced with more visible modern sights and a tritium front sight. I also replaced the wooden grips with Alumagrips and had the safety switched out to a lower one. Haven't had a chance to shoot it since the mods- we'll see how I like it once I get back.

  6. krazichinaman

    krazichinaman Moderator Moderator

    Jul 8, 2001
    Gunsite is an awesome place and they have even better people! I've only had the chance to visit their proshop a few times, but I will one day take a class there...pistol 250 here I come (eventually...) !!!!
  7. David From NC

    David From NC Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 31, 2007

    Glock G22 (Gen 3) with factory night sights and Streamlight TLR 1 in Safariland SLS duty holster backed up by 2 standard magazines on belt of Speer 155 Gold Dots, all mags loaded "one down". Also 2 factory 22 round mags in car seat organizer...

    Off duty:

    Glock G26 with Tru-Glo TFOs in Blackhawk SERPA, backed up with 1 spare magazine of Speer 124 Gold Dots, with two more magazines in "War Bag" usually carried in car. All G26 mags have Pearce Grip Extensions on them...
  8. michaelm466


    Mar 5, 2009
    Brand: Springfield Armory
    Model: XD Tactical (5")
    Accessories: Streamlight TLR-1

    After I get a S&W M&P Pro 9, I'll probably get something smaller and easier to carry like a Kahr CW9.
  9. Unicorn161


    May 20, 2008
    Springfield Professional.
    Usually in a Safariland holster, but in a C.HICK holster (special ordered from our previous repwhen I need more concealment, or one of your IWB holsters.
    Alternate is a P7 PSP, again using one of your holsters.
    Working for one of your local dealers is a nice thing.
  10. Reeek


    Aug 16, 2008
    Although I have several handguns, my carry rotation is:

    Springfield XD9 Subcompact
    CZ P-01
    One of my 1911's when I can or need to carry that much aptitude
    Keltec P3AT for summer shorts, with a clip attached for pocket carry

    I always carry IWB at about 3:30 to 4:30 depending on the handgun and length - I even carry the Keltec IWB when I'm wearing jeans instead of shorts.
  11. Elgreco


    Mar 25, 2012
    Once i stop being lazy and get my conceal carry permit i will carry my ruger sr9.
  12. Pilot1


    Sep 24, 2005
    I rotate these, but carry the CZ, and HK most often.

    CZ-75D PCR, 9MM
    HK P7 PSP, 9MM
    Beretta M85FS, .380
  13. powernoodle

    powernoodle Power Member

    Jul 21, 2004
    Brand: Kahr
    Model: PM9
    Caliber: 9mm
    Accessories: hot and spicy ammo

    This is always pocket carried. How about a minimalist Blade-tech kydex pocket holster series? :)

    Sometimes I carry a Ruger LCP .380, S&W 442 .38, or on rare occasions a Ruger SP-101 2.5" (?) barrel 357 magnum. Always in my right front pocket.

    Kahr PM9.

    Ruger LCP.

    Ruger SP-101.
  14. jwaj


    Dec 19, 2002
    Work gun is a Glock 17, 9mm w/TLR-1 and Tru-glo TFO sights.
    Off duty I cary a Glock 26 with Tru-glo TFO sights.
  15. 13aphomet


    Feb 7, 2012
    Brand: Springfield Armory
    Model: XD Subcompact 3"
    Accessories: Galco King Tuck holster, 124grain Hydra-Shoks, xtra mag..

    Been feeling like this setup is a bit heavy lately. My girlfriend recently got her first gun. A Keltec pf9, and I have to say I'm jealous.. it would be a nice little carry piece.
  16. moonwilson


    Aug 10, 2006
    I usually carry off-body in a bag, so I'm pretty free with what I can carry. These days I almost always carry a SIG of some flavor.

    Brand: SIG Sauer
    Model: P229 Scorpion
    Caliber:.40 S&W
    Accessories: spare mags

    Brand: SIG Sauer
    Model: P220 Dark Elite
    Caliber: .45 ACP
    Accessories: spare mags

    Brand: SIG Sauer
    Model: P226 E2
    Caliber: 9mm
    Accessories: VZ Kraken grips, spare mags
  17. beatdogg


    Nov 28, 2006
    Summer/Light Weather Carry:
    Smith and Wesson BodyGuard .380
    Desantis Sof-Tuk

    Rest of the year/work
    Glock 19 or 26
    BlackHawk Serpa
  18. Melvin-Purvis

    Melvin-Purvis Not a Registered User Staff Member Super Mod

    Jan 14, 2001
    Something in a Blade-Tech holster... :D


    Looking forward to getting the Nano I ordered for my ParaOrd Warthog last week...
  19. Daddyo16


    Jan 12, 2012
    Smith&Wesson M&P45 Compact.

    I'm always hearing that a .380 in the pocket is better than the .45 you left at home, so I just make sure I don't leave mine at home.
  20. Sunby


    Jan 19, 2012
    Colt Delta Gold Cup 10mm.


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