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Posted: 5/18/2002 11:53:30 PM EST
For those of you that actively carry a concealed handgun during the course of every day life. What is the Caliber that you carry 90% of the time.

Edited to add: I carry .45acp myself
Link Posted: 5/18/2002 11:58:03 PM EST
Got 3: .4-5 'matic
      .44 mangel'em
      .357 mangel'em
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 1:55:08 AM EST
only .45acp for me. all the time.
i have 3 colt auto's, and one leaves the house everytime i do.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 2:28:03 AM EST
Detonics Combat Master here.  
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 2:41:38 AM EST
Glock 19 with a 15+2 filled with speer gold dot for me.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 3:09:13 AM EST
.40 & .45
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 3:43:25 AM EST
Glock G23
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 3:45:36 AM EST
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 4:24:28 AM EST
Glock 32 .357 Sig for me.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 4:48:20 AM EST
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 4:51:17 AM EST
40 and 45 autos

When you have to draw, it must count.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 4:51:27 AM EST
.338 UltraMag
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 5:47:21 AM EST
Federal Hydrashok 10 +1 in a Glock 19 9mm, and a 17 rnd mag in a pocket.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 6:11:49 AM EST
G-26 mostly in summer, spring, or when the weather is nice.   1911, when I have a jacket to help conceal it.  Depends on the even and the environment as well.  But mostly 9mm, with a transition over to the .45 more and more as time goes on.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 6:14:24 AM EST
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 6:44:13 AM EST
Glock 19 with 15 Corbon +P 115 JHP.

Link Posted: 5/19/2002 7:13:30 AM EST
1911 in .45, of course.  When I'm going to throw something in the Jeep on the way to work I will grab the USP .45 now and then.  It all depends on how I feel and what I'm wearing
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 7:26:48 AM EST
40 Cal in a Glock and a Kel-tec.

Link Posted: 5/19/2002 7:32:02 AM EST
Glock 36 or Springfield 1911A1 which are my primary carry guns. But every once in a while I'll carry my Glock 19

Link Posted: 5/19/2002 8:11:49 AM EST
It's a Stoner .308 for me, because of the hostile environment in which I work.  

When there's a big sale weekend the tension gets really thick near The Gap, Wet Seal, and Spencer Gifts.  As for the food court, you'd better make sure you've got your bullet-proof clipboard in hand to dodge the sniper fire.

Link Posted: 5/19/2002 8:18:51 AM EST
S/A 1911. all the time, except at work, Half way house for mentally ill, Do not want any guns around these guys.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 9:40:49 AM EST
.45 kimber, commander or glock 36 with 38/357/9mm backup.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 10:23:13 AM EST
45acp, kimber Ultra CDP.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 10:31:43 AM EST
Well, let's see...
Glock 22 155gn Speer Gold Dot
Glock 27 155gn Speer Gold Dot
SIG P226 124gn +P+ Fed Hydra Shok
S&W 642 125gn +P Fed JHP

Link Posted: 5/19/2002 11:48:30 AM EST
I carry 9mm, .40, and .45ACP, depending on what week it is.  I rotate them and have no reluctance to carry any of them.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 12:05:12 PM EST
Have to carry 9mm at work.  Usually .40 when I need to conceal carry off work. If concealment's not an issue, .45.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 12:08:00 PM EST
seeing how im not 21 yet, i WILL be carrying .45acp

most likly a springfield or kimber.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 12:25:58 PM EST
I carry a Jericho 9mm.
If its good enough for the Israeli's, who fight for their life every day.
Its good enough for me.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 12:34:08 PM EST
Nine Millimeter.  Sig Sauer 228.
115 grain Hydra Shoks.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 12:46:48 PM EST
I carry a Glock 30 unless my bad back is acting up. Glock 36 is lighter and easier on the screwed up lower spine.

Oh, for the uninformed, those are both 45s.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 12:48:24 PM EST
I go with my Glock 30 .45 ACP most of the time.  If I'm wearing shorts and only a t-shirt, I drop my S&W Airweight .38 Special with +P Hydrashock in my pocket.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 1:04:16 PM EST
Kimber.45 Custom Classic w/230 grain HS
Glock .40 Model 35 w/165 grain golden sabre
Taurus .38 model 85 w/158 LHP for times when
 I can't carry a gun.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 1:10:02 PM EST
I like my little .380 when its hot out, but I usually have the single stack .45 with me.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 1:15:30 PM EST
.40 or .45
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 1:18:46 PM EST
SW99 in  40S&W stoked with 165gr Corbon  
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 1:45:22 PM EST
Colt Double Eagle Mark II Officers in 45 ACP.

The Mark II was the try by Colt that actually worked. I get 9 rounds of 45 230 gr hydrashok and a DA/SA trigger. The grip is full 1911 size, with the officer length upper.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 4:24:10 PM EST
10MM,200 grain Hollow points.Better accuracy than the 45,just as much knockdown power as the 45 and more than the 40 S(hort) and W(eak).
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 4:36:37 PM EST
I clicked off on .45, but sometimes I carry the S&W 686 loaded with 130gr Federal Hydrashoks.  Something about looking into the chambers of a .357 when pointed, and seeing the hollowpoints looking right back at you...
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 5:06:07 PM EST
Ususally .40.
Sometimes .32 or .380.

Always  Beretta.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 5:38:13 PM EST
Glock 26 with 10 +P 124grn 9mm in the mag.  It is very comfortable and comforting.
Link Posted: 5/19/2002 10:10:30 PM EST
Link Posted: 5/20/2002 7:00:54 AM EST
S&W 1066 - Yes, it's not a lightweight, but when you care to send the very best... send 10mm!
Link Posted: 5/20/2002 7:26:18 AM EST
I carry a Glock 30 with 185gr +P Corbon.
Link Posted: 5/20/2002 7:29:41 AM EST
Compact 1911, loaded w/ orig. Black-Talon 230 grn. 45acp.

Link Posted: 5/20/2002 7:30:52 AM EST
.40 Glock 23.  Ultra reliable, combat accurate, light weight.

The only drawback is the price of the GD preban drop-free mags.
Link Posted: 5/20/2002 7:35:34 AM EST
.45 Hydra-Shock 230 most all the time.
.40 Glock 27 w/ Gold Dot's as a backup gun most of the time.
Sometimes I carry my 3" model 29 .44 Mag with a .45 USPc as a backup. .44 Gold Dot's. I take my protection seriously. I can hide 2 full sized USP .45's under a tee shirt, with spare mags, without printing.

Heat is not a factor as you should carry a real gun for real threats. Carrying a gun should be comforting, NOT comfortable.
Link Posted: 5/20/2002 7:36:42 AM EST
I carry a full size Kimber in 45 acp in VM-2 holster.  They actually conceal better than you would think.
Link Posted: 5/20/2002 7:54:49 AM EST
Contrary to most advice on caliber, I started carring a NAA .22 mag. Its difficult to conceal any weapon when wearing scrubs. Just clip the holster to the unders and position it next to the pager. It is a constant carry.
Link Posted: 5/20/2002 8:06:53 AM EST
115gr Winchester +P+
2 15 rd spare mags
This should get me to my truck and my shotgun or perimeter carbine.
Link Posted: 5/20/2002 8:08:43 AM EST
Deleted double post.
Link Posted: 5/20/2002 9:58:47 AM EST

.338 UltraMag

Uhh, why would god need to carry concealed??
Isn't he bulletproof, or faster tahn a speeding bullet, or able to alter space and time and stuff??

Any if he DID carry, why would he need to acrry concealed? Who's gonna jail god for carrying improperly???  

To the question....

I carry a 9mm on my person, and a .40 S&W in my car.

I prefer to carry .40, but haven't yet found one suitable for carrying concealed.

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