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Old 10-17-2017, 10:36 PM
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Default Carrying a back up gun

Anyone here carry a backup gun regularly with their main edc? My main carry is a Glock 19. I also have a 9mm Shield that was my edc but thinking of carrying it as a back up. My question is, what has worked for people carrying 2 guns on them everyday? Looking for ideas. I carry my Glock 19 in a kydex IWB at 4:00. Thanks.




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Old 10-18-2017, 4:24 AM
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Only people I know that carry B.U.Gs are cops. Mostly because they have a higher potential of being attacked. All military I know back up was the hand gun. As a civvie "I" have no reason for a back up gun. I'm already carrying concealed and if someone gets the drop on me I'm pretty much done anyway.
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Carrying one gun is pain in the *** enough. No thanks.


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Old 10-18-2017, 6:55 AM
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Since concealment and light weight are most important to me, I usually carry two extra mags instead of a backup. Sometimes I will carry an LCP in my pocket if I feel like carrying a “New York reload”.
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Carrying one gun is pain in the *** enough. No thanks.


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Agreed! No B.U.G. on duty - just a well-placed blade.
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LOL, I'll be odd man out. When it's cool (Winter) I carry a BUG. G-42 pocket carry, just because I can. In the summer not so much. In the Hot months I wear less clothing so concealment is hard enough for one, BUT also in them hot months I tend to go more places I can't carry (like school sports events) so disarming two weapons and re arming is too much a pain.
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Old 10-18-2017, 7:33 PM
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I believe in an "always gun" .... that is a pocket pistol for me.
Now , at times I also have a handgun most often IWB.
So that would count as 2.
But , if you read some forums from folks in PA .... they lay claim to carrying a full size pistol , a sub compact pistol , 2 mags for each , a fighting knife , a utility knife , a flash light and often a cigar cutter?????????????
That takes a pretty hefty bat man belt.
Now , they never claim carrying a spray , why I have no idea with all that other crap.
But I believe in having a spray.
You may encounter a fella who needs a dose of spray more often than a bullet.
And to carry a bunch of gear BUT not have a spray makes little sense to me.

So ...... if you want to carry 2 pistols, where is your spray I would ask
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If you have a LCP on permit is a no-brainer. A Shield is too big IMO.
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The correct answer is: Dual Gold .45 1911s ala Castor Troy


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When does a back-up pistol become your primary pistol?

Do you carry a small back-up pistol because you anticipate a small back-up pistol fight?
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Old 10-18-2017, 8:43 PM
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I carry a full size and a revolver in the winter, a compact and a revolver in the spring, a revolver or a compact with one reload and a knife. Depends what the dress code permits
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