What is your primary CCW caliber?

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  • 45

    80 27.12%
  • 40

    57 19.32%
  • 9

    103 34.92%
  • .357 mag

    13 4.41%
  • .38

    18 6.10%
  • .380

    13 4.41%
  • other

    11 3.73%
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    It was .40S&W for a while. Switched to 10mm Auto.

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    HK P7 in 9mm.

    If they made a P7 in .45, I would switch.
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    I carried and love the .40 S&W for years, however do to wrist problems and the type of recoil (snap vs push) of the .40, I switched to .45 ACP about 2 month's ago.
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    Almost always .45, but the 9mm sometimes goes for short rides.
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    I chose 9mm, but I really don't have a primary caliber. It's a mix of 9mm, 38 spl, and .45 that are almost always backed up by a .380.
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    .45 jhp for me.
    You left out 10mm,357 sig,22lr,22 mag,41 mag,44 mag,500 mag,50 ae,50 gi,and im sure theres more.

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    ^ That's an "other."

    I've had .38/.357 and .41 mags in the past, but not for SD against 2-legged creatures. When it came time for that, I chose the .45 ACP. Simply a personal desire, no overwhelming conviction that it's better than any other caliber. I just like it.
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    .40 cal. for me with a .380 backup. Once in awhile, a .9mm or ,45 acp. for primary along with the .380
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    9mm followed by .45
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    I carry 10mm and .357 but I chose .357 because I carry it more now

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    .357sig

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    mostly 38, but sometimes 44, depending on what Im doin or goin.

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    My caliber choices are 9mm or .22 or .25; I always, every time every day, carry the 9mm. If I had it to do over again, I'd still go with the 9mm. I like the almost ridiculous ammo capacity, and feel it's plenty power enough for a guy like me.

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    Standard EDC 9mm, I am in process of changing over to my next carry,. Beretta cougar 8357 in 357sig, it sounds strange to a lot of people. I shoot the round well, and its good enough to protect the president, so the secret service says.
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    45 w/ 380 or 9M bug. I also carry 40 as a primary once in a while, but 45 in my main carry.

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