Mama's packing heat!
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After months of deliberation on just the *right* carry piece, and lots of help from all of you, I went with the xd9sc. I ...
February 4th, 2008 05:06 PM
Mama's packing heat!
After months of deliberation on just the *right* carry piece, and lots of help from all of you, I went with the xd9sc. I am SO PLEASED with my decision!! I have always loved shooting this gun, and now I have my own. It's just the basic, blued xd, but I ordered one with the trijicon night sights.
So, I picked it up almost two weeks ago, wore it around the house
I picked it up, wore it around the house until my holster arrived. Wore it with the holster and hate it. I don't know what the proper gun term for "going commando" is, but that is what I prefer, so looks like I'll need a (another) holster. We just ordered one of those stock high noon ones. It works for my husband, so at least it's not a loss. I'm short waisted, so the farther the gun is in my pants, the better.
It conceals much better than I thought it would as well. It is January, and I'm sure I'll have to make concessions, but as of what I wear now, I'm pretty pleased.
NO, I did not do the Wally World tour. Sorry, I hate wal-mart. So, my first day of carry was to a real estate meeting, then out to a yummy hibachi dinner with my husband. The next day was to McDonalds playland, as the kids have cabin fever. Today, went to Target and the grocery store.
I'm hooked, I love it. There isn't much better of a feeling than knowing I am able to defend myself and my little ones if I have to. One thing I REALLY like as well, is that I don't look like I would carry.
"Let me control the textbooks, and I will control the state." - Adolf Hitler
February 4th, 2008 05:06 PM
February 4th, 2008 05:11 PM
Good for you!!
I'm sure that with the advice here coupled with some good sense and adjusting you will find the right holster for you.
Finding a good holster really is more of an art than a science and each of us has our own unique likes, dislikes and bodies that need to be considered. You'll find it.
Now, WHERE ARE THEM PICTURES?!?!
February 4th, 2008 05:12 PM
Congratulations! Hope you never have to use it - except for target shooting!
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February 4th, 2008 05:44 PM
Congrats on the gun and carrying.
Les Baer 45
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February 4th, 2008 06:01 PM
Most of us have a box of holsters we have tried but didn't quite work for us.
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February 4th, 2008 06:15 PM
If I had a gun for all the holsters I have laying around I'd need 2 more safes!!! Keep looking, you'll find the one that works for you. Congrats on the gun and carrying.
February 4th, 2008 06:52 PM
Actually it is Feb. lol!!, but congrats on your new firearm, now we need pics and a range report.
It conceals much better than I thought it would as well. It is January
, and I'm sure I'll have to make concessions, but as of what I wear now, I'm pretty pleased
When Seconds Count, The Cops Are Just Minutes Away!!
February 4th, 2008 06:57 PM
congrats. and keep searching for a good holster. it takes time. order them from places you can return them to and your not out much money.
be careful with mexican carry. just asking for trouble IMO
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(Murder begins where self-defense ends)
February 4th, 2008 06:59 PM
+1 on the pics
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February 4th, 2008 07:36 PM
Be careful using the phrase "going commando" around this bunch. Just kidding guys. "Mexican Carry" is the only term I've ever heard used and I don't meant that in any offensive way.
Congrats on the XD. Yes, most all of us have the drawer full of holsters we never use. One down for you. See, you can eliminate that one for your next gun!
February 4th, 2008 08:18 PM
Originally Posted by bluedaisy
Ya, well, time slows down when you have a new play toy.
Originally Posted by NCHornet
Congrats. Sounds like you are really enjoying your new purchase.
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February 4th, 2008 08:19 PM
Try FIST they have a whole section dedicated to women's holsters. I have purchased some of his products and they are high quality. Though as a large man I do not think I can vouch for the comfort of the women's holsters.
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February 4th, 2008 08:31 PM
Good for you....Congrats and stay safe!
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February 4th, 2008 11:00 PM
XD---always worth the wait.
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February 4th, 2008 11:04 PM
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