This is a discussion on The Superduper Snubbie thread within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; A little “out of the box” but it works for me Taurus Public Defender Polymer IMG_0539sml.jpg Pocket Carry or in this IWB holster DSCN0521sml.jpg...
It is not as big as the standard Judge, and is only 27oz fully loaded.
There's just something special about those 1911's.
This thread is making me want a 2nd snubbie :D
Glock: G22 .40 S&W Smith and Wesson: Model 437 .38 Spl, M&P Shield9 9mm, and Sigma SW9VE 9mm
Just added the 638 and sold a 380 Bodyguard. Great trigger and it hides better than the longer barreled 637.
Use the snub as a pocket and the 637 for iwb. What to get next?
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Here are a couple shots of my Snubbies..............
One is a Model 60 .357, the other is a 940, 9 MM and the last one is a Centennial Model 40 in 38 Special. If we are counting Auto's as Snubbies, well here is FireStar in .45 ACP. Last but not least is my Kahr PM9.........No the Model 940 isn't for sale!
I took my 642 to the range and ran 2 cylinders of 135gr +p Gold Dots and about 50 rds of Speer Lawman 135gr range ammo through the little guy. That was about enough of that before switching to evil bottomfeeders in .40 and .22 for about 100 rds each.
I got home and took the 642 apart (grips, side panel, and cylinder out, but left the internals alone). Even sealed up, it needed to be cleaned. I blew it out with some compressed air, blasted everything down with some Break Free CLP, blew it out again with some very light compressed air, and buttoned it up. SMOOOOOOOOOOOOOOTH... It had been about a year of pocket carry since I had done a deep cleaning other than just bore and cylinder with a good wipedown after range sessions. It sure needed it.
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For many years, I have thought that issue stocks with a Tyler T-grip was THE set-up for J frames. I've been carrying one J frame or another with this set-up since 1978.
I recently traded for a used M-60, and it came with a set of Ahrends' smooth "Boot Grips". I wasn't too thrilled with their appearance, wood and finish-wise, but I sure did like the shape; hand-filling, yet 'way slimmer at the butt (where that counts) than anything I've seen yet.
So I ordered two more pair, one in Cocobolo wood and the other in Goncalo Alves, both with a tung oil finish. They are simply gorgeous. Hope these pics get through...
The 640 is sporting the Goncalo Alves, the 342 wears the Cocobolo, and the 360PD has the other set; I forget what they are called, but I put them on The Beast (my name for that obnoxious-shooting little bugger) because it is my EDC BUG, and gets thumped around pretty good at times.
A 3rd Generation 1974 Colt Detective Special bought a couple of weeks ago dirt cheap.
Cleaned up and a Hays holster for the little filly and she went out today with her stablemate Ms. 36 for some double tap work from the holster at 7 yds.
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