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post #81 of 110 Old 12-09-2011, 07:58 PM
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Sorry to dig up this old thread but I finally got around to taking a pic of my ccw gun all dolled up.

Sig Sauer P238 with laser and custom grips.



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Perfect size for the pocket or tank bag.
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post #82 of 110 Old 12-11-2011, 02:08 PM
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I think this would be ideal.

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post #83 of 110 Old 12-11-2011, 06:51 PM
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I frequently carry one or two decent size rocks just for those special people in cars and pickups who thought they would frighten me by getting real close to my rear end. I use every possible means of warning to get them off me before I consider letting one go. There is a strategy to using the Feldspar Magnum and one must be prepared to follow through after loosing a round. If anyone is really interested in hearing the rest of the story I'll come back and write it in another post

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I carry a Sig P238 in watch pocket on geans or in a wallet holster in right pocket most of the time. Sometimes I carry a Kimber Ultra Carry in a crossbreed super tuck. I ride my bike deerhunting sometimes and I carry a Smith & Wesson 460 XVR 8 3/8 barrel in a Alasken Guide chest rig. With my normal hunting jacket on no one even notices I have the chest rig on but I am a Large guy. Killed a nice 8 pointer with it monday.
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post #85 of 110 Old 12-11-2011, 07:53 PM
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Well I might as well add something to this thread.
I just had a custom holster made this summer for $87. by "Side Guard Holsters" and the guy did great on it.
http://sideguardholsters.com/holsters/IWB_Holsters.htm

I had this holster made to hold my S&W Sigma 40. with a Crimson Trace Laser sight. http://www.crimsontrace.com/products...olvers/01-3130
The laser is primarily to aid in left hand shooting. I am left handed, or actually ambidextrious, but this tool is for use while riding my Motorcycles.
I shoot with either hand with equal proficiency.


Now this may be confusing but try I'll try and explain it. As it's like this one, only mine leans to the left not right like this one.

The Holster is a SOB, LHD, Palm out, 15 degree Negative Cant, IWB with double snaps and no retainer strap. Completely molded to the handgun with the Laser on it. The pistol will not fall out of the holster even if I hold it upside down and shake it. It's very comfortable and I fogot it was back there withing 5 minutes of the forst time I wore it. It feels like a back brace. My friends tell me they cannot see it print.

If anyone is interested I'll post up a picture of mine.


My other DC is a Colt 380 Government Pocketlite. And I have it in my pocket next to my wallet even at home.

I live in the country and you never know when trouble is going to walk up my driveway. And if you're wondering, I've had my CHL every since Texas started.

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post #86 of 110 Old 12-11-2011, 08:01 PM
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post #87 of 110 Old 12-11-2011, 08:25 PM
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Great thread.

I used to carry my Ruger ,41 Blackhawk (4 5/6 barrel) in a pancake... then, 10 or so years ago, I switched to a Sig P229 in .357 sig in a shoulder holster.. I've been wanting to get something smaller..
I purchased a Diamondback DB9, but I was not willing to wait until it "broke in".. It's now on consignment & I'm waiting for the 9mm I wanted initially; A Kimber Solo.
Another sidearm I use frequently is a Smith 642 in a pancake. Light, good firepower..etc. I just want another gun.

My favorite saying is:
Two things a man cannot have too many of; Guns and motorcycles.

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post #88 of 110 Old 12-11-2011, 09:45 PM
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My favorite saying is:
Two things a man cannot have too many of; Guns and motorcycles.
Problem is, you have to have safe storage for both..
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post #89 of 110 Old 12-12-2011, 08:38 AM
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Problem is, you have to have safe storage for both..

With a hammer and nails the storage part is pretty easy.
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post #90 of 110 Old 12-12-2011, 11:17 AM Thread Starter
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Great thread. I switched to a Sig P229 in .357 sig in a shoulder holster.. I've been wanting to get something smaller..
I've only a few times wished I've had something smaller than my P229 to carry while riding. Otherwise, I've never really had any issue with it. It (at least for me) is just the right size. Depending on what I'm doing/where I'm going, I have an IWB that I place in the small of my back, a SERPA for when I open carry and I have a breast pocket on my riding jacket that I swear was made just for Sigs.

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