OK folks - your personal thoughts on this. What do you carry or consider carrying that fills this niche? Your own limits for size and weight apply.
I feel that my SIG 226 with 15+1 gets close - even if some will condemn the cal. So much is a trade-off.
Does the 1911 with std 7+1 ''cut it" ? Or do you seek more? I mention this out of deference to my worthy forum friends who are ''Slabside o'philes'' :smile: