Because we need a "What's your favorite carry?" thread

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  1. JimG

    JimG Well-Known Member SILVER Sponsor

    Nov 4, 2008
    Southern WV
    2007 310 DA
    Kohler 5ECD
    Twin 350 Mags
    Raw Water Cooled
    V-Drives
    I bounce around a bit based on what I just purchased, but lately it's my Glock 36 .45. As a backup I also have my Glock 42 .380 with me most of the time.

    I hold a WV CCW.

    What's your favorite carry?
     
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  2. Henry Boyd

    Henry Boyd Well-Known Member GOLD Sponsor

    Apr 24, 2007
    Newburyport, on the peaceful and serene Merrimack
    ‘09 Sabre 38 Hardtop Express “Serenity”
    Volvo D6 w/IPS450 Pods
    I have been using a Sig 229 9mm, although I just got a SA EMP 4 contour carry that shows real promise. But I’m in gun challenged MA, so my options are somewhat limited.

    Prior to retirement I didn’t carry that often as my work involved frequent air travel, or working in locations like marine and rail terminals where guns were for the most part banned.

    H
     
  3. Gofirstclass

    Gofirstclass Well-Known Member

    Apr 20, 2010
    Tri Cities, WA
    1995 550 Sedan Bridge,
    2010 Boston Whaler 130 Super Sport,
    1981 Boston Whaler 130 Sport,
    CAT 3406C's, 580hp.
    I don't normally carry when I'm around town but if we're headed out of town I'll toss my S&W Model 60, .38sp in the car.

    If we're headed on a longer trip I will pick from a couple of S&W 9mm's that I have, but that's not often.
     
  4. spikedaddy99

    spikedaddy99 Well-Known Member GOLD Sponsor

    Jun 11, 2008
    Prentice, Wi
    2005 500 DB
    QSM-11
    As I put in the other post about the broken skeg since it went off topic, Kimber 1911 (.45) Desert Warrior. Also love my CZ 85 if I'm shooting 9mm. My wife prefers her Sig 229, but it's too small for my hands.
     
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  5. Woody

    Woody Well-Known Member PLATINUM Sponsor

    Nov 20, 2007
    N. Wisconsin/Lk Superior
    2005 420DA
    Cummins 6CTA8.3
    On a rare occasion, depending on where I'm going or what time I'm passing through, I'll have my SW Mod 36 in the car. My wife doesn't like it, so usually she doesn't know.

    The only times I might have a gun on me is when I'm in the woods, it's not necessary and I don't always do that either. My favorite is my SW Mod 41 and then my Ruger Single Six, both good, accurate .22 handguns. Skipping the debate on .22 for defense, size alone wouldn't make them a good choice for concealed carry. The Ruger was an excellent handgun to use teaching the kids being it's single action only.
     
  6. firecadet613

    firecadet613 Well-Known Member

    May 10, 2007
    Indiana
    '07 V358
    T- VP 5.7GXi
    I've heard good things about the G36. Depending on the need for concealibility either an XD-S 45 or an XD-M Compact 40.
     
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  7. Kwik

    Kwik Member GOLD Sponsor

    82
    Jun 14, 2019
    Indianapolis
    2004 Sea Ray 240 Sundancer
    2017 F150 Ecoboost 4x4
    Raymarine Axiom 9
    Raymarine Sirius 200 reciever
    5.0 Mercruiser w/Bravo III drives
    I daily carry a XDS 9mm or XDS 45. Both have the stainless slides. I have put the PRP trigger kits in and the PRP grip and tritium night sights on both. Both are tack drivers and they fit the same holster. The 9mm has seen more rounds only because it is cheaper to take to the range. I bought the Admiral a purple Ruger LC9 for a carry. But, she still prefers to carry her double stacked XD9 mod.2. I ain't going to argue with her. She can out-shoot me.
     
  8. sfergson727

    sfergson727 Administrator TECHNICAL Contributor PLATINUM Sponsor

    Oct 12, 2007
    Washington Park Marina, Michigan City
    '07 340 DA, E97, A75, VV4, Soft Top
    '18 Boston Whaler 15 Montauk
    8.1 Mercruiser V-Drives, Mercury 60 HP Bigfoot
    Glock 19 or H&K 40.
     
  9. my3sons

    my3sons Well-Known Member SILVER Sponsor

    Feb 24, 2009
    NY (Lake Erie)
    2004 400DB, Onan 9 kw Gen, Highfield RIB,
    Cummins 6CTA
    Baer Stinger in a Sparks VM-2
     
  10. scoflaw

    scoflaw Well-Known Member

    Aug 10, 2011
    cape cod mass, cape coral fl
    1999 Powerquest legend 260 sx
    502 mpi Bravo 1
    AR-15 under a trench coat.
     
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  11. boatman37

    boatman37 Well-Known Member

    Jun 6, 2015
    pittsburgh
    2006 Crownline 250CR. 5.7 Merc BIII
    Previous: 1986 Sea Ray 250 Sundancer. 260 Merc Alpha 1 Gen 1
    5.7 Merc BIII
    Used to work in law enforcement so had a Glock model 22 and model 27. Had a few others prior to those. Now I still have the model 22 but it stays in the house in case of emergencies and I have a S&W S&P Shield 2.0 9mm that goes with me if I leave town at all.

    Step-son is a detective and has a bunch of them. Carries a different one each day I think...lol. Other step-son has a 1911 but it's too big to carry concealed. Son has a Ruger LC9 9mm and daughter has a Glock model 43 and a Ruger LCS something or other....lol
     
  12. LTD.330

    LTD.330 Well-Known Member SILVER Sponsor

    Oct 5, 2009
    Lake Erie
    1999 Sundancer 330
    7.4 MPI
    Daily Carry. Depending on the season either a Glock 19 or S&W Shield in 9mm. Both are loaded with Federal HST 124gr+p
     
  13. deerock

    deerock Member

    69
    Jun 29, 2008
    Nassau County New York
    270 Amberjack 2007
    320 Bravo III Horizon
    I’m in NYC and I carry a cap gun with bright orange barrel. Also a sharpened credit card and boy can I curse. Potential perps are so scared.
     
  14. MikeBravo

    MikeBravo Active Member

    186
    Jan 20, 2016
    Treasure Island, FL
    2007 Sundancer 320
    2019 Edgewater 158cs
    1988 Grady White 24 Offshore(sold)
    DA-Twin 350 MAG MPI Mercruisers, V-drive
    Edge-Yamaha 70HP 4-Stroke
    Who says I carry.
     
  15. Carpediem44DB

    Carpediem44DB Active Member

    504
    Aug 18, 2015
    Sanfransico Bay area
    2006 44 DB Sedan Bridge Raymarine gS165 w Quantum HD Radar
    cummins QSC 8.3 500 HD
    Living out in the country in Nor Cal I rarely carry but when I do I love my Bersa Firestorm 380 ACP. When we are on the boat I have either that or pack my Taurus Judge for Maximum stopping power at close range. I alternate OO Buck shot and 45 mag longs in the cylinder.
    CD
     
  16. OllieC

    OllieC Active Member

    750
    Mar 11, 2013
    MinniSoCold
    Sara Belle
    2005 Weekender 215
    Mercruiser 5.0 mpi, Bravo III
    Ruger LCP .380. With a front pocket holster, it's the size of a wallet.

    I haven't carried in awhile tho.......
     
  17. fr8dog

    fr8dog Active Member

    294
    May 25, 2012
    Florida
    Currently Boatless
    460DA
    300DA
    370EC
    Boatless
    Kahr Arms PM40 or H&K USP 40
     
  18. JustRight

    JustRight Member SILVER Sponsor

    73
    Aug 4, 2013
    Seneca Lake, NY
    2005 Sea Ray 340 Sundancer
    1996 Renken 190 open bow
    Twin 8.1 MPI inboards
    Glock 43 or Remington RM380 in summer. Glock 43 or Glock 26 in winter when concealment is easier.

    An armed society is a polite society.

    All it takes for evil to prosper is for good men to do nothing.
     
  19. Arickosmo

    Arickosmo Member

    287
    Apr 10, 2012
    Middle Coast
    2003 400DB
    Mercruiser 8.1L
    Been carrying a G36 for about 10 years now. It shoots as well, for me, as a VERY well made 1911 that I can't bring myself to carry daily. The day after I first shot the G36 I went back to the store and bought 2 more. In case this one ever wears out. I've tried other versions, smaller, different brands, etc., but this one just shoots so well.
     
  20. Jeff Delbuono

    Jeff Delbuono Active Member

    404
    Jun 11, 2018
    Edison New Jersey
    1998 Sea Ray 290 Sundancer
    5.0 efi w/ alpha 1 gen 2 drives
    Im in law enforcement for 22 years now. Caried a bunch of diffent guns over my career. I now Carry a glock 27 40 cal off duty and a sig 227 45 cal on duty. My back up is a shotgun and AR.
     
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