Generally, I have one gun, one or two spare mags, two knives, and a Surefire L1.
My load varies, but from time to time there may be a BUG in the items as well, but generally speaking I'm a one gun guy.
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What other SD items do you carry in addition to you primary carry? Some people, thats all they carry... others are armed to the teeth. Personally I have my primary carry, BUG and an extra mag.
Everything except the stun gun. Two guns, extra mag for each, three pocket knives, one sheath knife, one hideaway knife, three flashlights (minimum), OC, and metal pen. Armed to the teeth, and beyond, and I prefer to be like that.
Gun control can be blamed in part for allowing 9/11 to happen.
"Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum" (Latin)- "If you want peace, prepare for war".
I most often have, aside from my EDC, at least one spare magizine and a knife. A flashlight is always in, at the very least, the vehicle I'm driving if not on me.
If I want carry any more than that then I'd need my duty belt.
I have the most dangerous weapon- my mind. I also have situational awareness along with two big guns, also known as my right and left arms.
Vis consili expers mole ruit sua.
I always have a folding knife and unless at work my 1911 and one spare magazine. A SureFire usually tucked in my rear pocket completes my daily carry.
ALWAYS carry! - NEVER tell!
"A superior Operator is best defined as someone who uses his superior
judgement to keep himself out of situations that would require a display of his
Even if I am not carrying my gun, I am carrying my flashlight, knife, and usually a mag. I also "carry" my Judo.
The preceding post may contain sarcasm; it's just better that way. However, it is still intended with construction and with the Love of my L-rd Y'shua.
NRA Certified Pistol Instructor, World Drifter
I found it a little difficult to answer because of the way the question was worded -- I don't have all of these items with me at every moment, but these are the items I carry at times.
Colt Officer's 1911 + spare mag (14 rounds total), except at work
Kahr PM40 + spare mag (12 rounds total), "sensitive environments"
Spyderco Delica, always unless prohibited by law
Kubotan, always unless prohibited by law
Coast TacLite, out any time after dark, and on nightstand
I always have a 5-cell maglite within easy reach in the truck, and at home have various weapons available.
And the most important self-defense tool I carry between my ears!
Sig 229R .40 21+1 Golden Sabre 165gr Bonded
Fenix L2T flashlight
CKRT M16-SF defensive folder
Small leatherman Juice S2
Speak softly, and carry a big stick.
My "out and about" carry is my primary gun, 2 spare mags, backup gun, knife, flashlight, and rescue knife clipped on pockets, and spare knife, OC/CS Mace, flashlight, radio, and other small items in my Maxpedition bag. The Maxpedition bag never really changes unless it's to remove my spare mags, knife, and OC because of prohibitions (court, flying, etc.)
Everything except OTC Spray and Taser/Stun Gun . . . my BUG, spare mags and flashlight are in my Bail Out Bag (which has three extra knives, a pocket tool kit, binoculars, a compass, sharpening stuff and a silicone rag too) but the Bail Out Bag is with me all the time. Otherwise I am carrying a knife and a primary handgun on my body all the time ;)
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U.S Navy Veteran - CTT - Naval Security Group
XD9SC, EAA Witness (Tangfolio) Elite Match .45
Taurus PT1911, Kel-Tec P3AT
Fulton Armory FAR-15 Predator, Savage 93R17 B
Remington 870 18" 7+1
Too many knives to list
primary and spare mags. Sometimes the p3at as a bug in a pocket holster. Always a good pocket knife(tactical assisted open folder) Sometimes a surefire if I know im going to be out late. Always have my cell phone on or near me 24-7.
Also always have my shtf kit at home and in car. Includes med kit, longgun(870 at home, 30-30 in trunk) extra ammo(At least a box of ammo for carry and longgun)spare pocket knives, large d-cell maglite, batteries and spare cash. Also keep a spare change of clothes in trunk.(The one item that i've used the most so far is the change of clothes.)
"In those days, there was a lot more respect for other people and it showed in peoples values.... Today the word value means nothing more than something you get on the $1 menu at McDonald's." -BARK'N
I carry 1 gun. If it's one of my revolvers I carry 1 speedstrip. If it's one of my autoloaders I carry 1 extra magazine. I usually carry a Spyderco Endura and, of course, my cell phone.
I always have my primary gun, flashlight, and at least 3 knives. I also have my keys on a clip and chain which can be used as a flail. If worse case senario I can also wave my dirty hankey.
Main gun and at least one BUG (sometimes 2), extra mag, knife and light. More in the car / trach.
"Being PARANOID is just plain smart thinking when they are really out to get you!"