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Carry gun choice based on risk???

This is a discussion on Carry gun choice based on risk??? within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Sky Pilot Use of deadly force means I am faced with deadly force. That's the answer ... and, really, all anyone need ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sky Pilot View Post
    Use of deadly force means I am faced with deadly force.
    That's the answer ... and, really, all anyone need know. IOW: how quickly do you want death to stop, when it's got its sights on you or your children? Pretty simple, actually.
    Your best weapon is your brain. Don't leave home without it.
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    Quick run to the store, maybe only the Tomcat; mostly though, the Glock 23.
    Assault is a behavior, not a device.

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    No, my daily carry is a 5"1911, and two spare mags. Doesnt matter if I'm going to church on sunday mornin or the local stop and rob at 0200 to buy smokes.

    If I feel that my .45 isnt enough, I generally dont go.

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    I’ve seen answers here that start with the notion that if a person knows they’ll have to defend themselves they’ll bring X pistol. I guess I see things a little differently. On a daily basis, I have the G22 or G23 strapped to me. (Identical set-ups on the guns, the 23 is just a bit smaller.) If I were to know I was going to get into a fight, I’d probably bring both along, with no intention of using either. If I know ahead of time that the fight is on, I’ll bring along an A2 variant black rifle and 10-12 magazines. Sorry, but I’ve yet to see a situation where a rifle couldn’t do it better.

    I’m in the process of building a scout rifle, so in the future that may be an option. But, being bolt action, I would guess the black rifle would still be choice #1. About the only change I’d make to that would be the addition of an M203 under the barrel, but I haven’t found a way to make that legal as of yet.
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    It doesn't matter where I go. Either my Glock 19 or my 26. I carry the same ammo in each. Speer Gold Dots 124 gr JHP's. At times an extra mag.
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    Although I have several handguns of varying calibers, I carry the same handgun no matter where I go. I will occassionally carry a spare magazine, but always the same handgun. Familiarity and consistency are important factors, IMHO.
    Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
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    I carry the same gun, all the time. In a time of urgency, I want to be able to instinctively operate the gun, the same way, every time, with no thought to which one I have with me today. My rule: simplicity, simplicity, simplicity. As for the bad part of town, unless I have a compelling need to be there, I drive around it and avoid it.

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    Beware the Man with only one gun, He most likely knows how to use it.

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