Mousegun poll

Mousegun poll

This is a discussion on Mousegun poll within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Having just read through this excellent thread I propose a poll: How many actually find that for whatever reason, they end up carrying a ...

View Poll Results: Do you carry a mousegun as a primary sidearm >50% of carry time

431. You may not vote on this poll
  • Yes

    176 40.84%
  • No

    255 59.16%
Page 1 of 6 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 86

Thread: Mousegun poll

  1. #1
    Member Array wormtown's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009

    Mousegun poll

    Having just read through this excellent thread
    I propose a poll:

    How many actually find that for whatever reason, they end up carrying a mousegun (defined as .380 or less) as their only or primary carry >50% of their carry time?

  2. #2
    Senior Member Array jhh3rd's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    This sounds silly, but I can't conceal very well in nice slacks and a button down shirt tucked into said slacks. I had to go to a wedding a couple years ago and carried a Beretta 20 (.25acp) in my back pocket behind a handkerchief, a Kel-Tec p-32 in a Renegade ankle holster, and another Kel-Tec p-32 in a desantis pocket holster. I did it mostly as an experiment and it was quite comfy.

  3. #3
    Ex Member Array BikerRN's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    State of Discombobulation
    Quote Originally Posted by wormtown View Post
    Having just read through this excellent thread
    I propose a poll:

    How many actually find that for whatever reason, they end up carrying a mousegun (defined as .380 or less) as their only or primary carry >50% of their carry time?

    I think my post, and beliefs on the topic are quite clear.


  4. #4
    Member Array Kgregson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Wish I could carry my G26 but dress slacks and button down 5 days a week won't allow it. I ankle carry a LCP no one is the wiser.

  5. #5
    EdC is offline
    Member Array EdC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Speedway, Indiana
    I answered no, because hour for hour, I don't carry a mouse gun most of the time. However, because of the no-carry policy at work, and the way I have to dress, 5 days a week I carry a Kel Tec P3AT. It's easier to slip on and off when I'm in and out of the office, and still in work clothes, and very light. If I'm going out for a while in the evening, change clothes, and back to usually a 1911 of some type.

    Weekends, almost never carry a mouse gun.

  6. #6
    VIP Member Array Cuda66's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Every now and then, I'll only slip my P64 in he pocket...usually it's when running out to the stroe for something quick, etc...otherwise, a G36/P7 is about as small as I carry.
    There are no dangerous weapons; there are only dangerous men.--RAH fights with his mind; the weapons are incidental.--Jeff Cooper

    There is a reason they try and make small bullets act like big bullets--Glockmann10mm

  7. #7
    Senior Member Array Plop's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Not me, 100% of the time I carry is with a .45.

    "In America, freedom and justice have always come from the ballot box, the jury box, and when that fails, the cartridge box."
    -- Steve Symms, US Senator from Idaho, 1990

  8. #8
    Senior Moderator
    Array RETSUPT99's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Central Florida
    My Glock-36 is almost always with me...once in a great while I might just take my P-3AT for a quick run to pick up a few groceries, or have it if I'm just out cutting the grass.
    The last Blood Moon Tetrad for this millennium starts in April 2014 and ends in September 2015...according to NASA.

    Certified Glock Armorer
    NRA Life Member

  9. #9
    EW3 is offline
    Senior Member Array EW3's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    I've actually made the decison the make my two mouseguns; Seecamp .32 and LCP .380 my EDC guns. The larger guns are being put to use as home defense guns. Pocket carry just works so much better for me with my lifestyle and schedule and work carry restrictions.

    For those who still want to knock the .380 as some sort of wimp round, let me tell you what I did last Sunday. A friend and I spent the day shooting outdoors at his parents home in upstate PA.

    I shot a pumpkin with my LCP at about 10 feet, using a 102 gr. .380 Golden Saber. The entrance hole was 9mm, of course, BUT the exit hole was around 27-30 mm!
    "Naked and Starving as They are We Cannot Enough Admire the Incomparable Patience and Fidelity of the Soldiery" George Washington, Valley Forge, 1777.

  10. #10
    VIP Member
    Array gunthorp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    home office

    EDC 45. My pocket BUG is a 40. The lightest weight bullet I'll consider is in a 357.

    Sorry, NO
    Liberty, Property, or Death - Jonathan Gardner's powder horn inscription 1776

    Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito.
    ("Do not give in to evil but proceed ever more boldly against it.")
    -Virgil, Aeneid, vi, 95

  11. #11
    VIP Member Array obxned's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    OBX, NC
    Okay, I confess. I carry a P-3AT with a belt clip about 50% of the time, and a fair amount of that time I probably wouldn't carry if limited to something larger.
    "If we loose Freedom here, there's no place to escape to. This is the Last Place on Earth!" Ronald Reagan

  12. #12
    Senior Member Array justherenow's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    I only own a mouse gun right now, its only a .25, but I carry it all the time, except when/where prohibited by law or work regulations. Once the money is there, and that maybe sooner than later with overtime season kicking in, I will have a Glock 32 and no mouse gun as I will trade this one off. The plan is to get the 32 and then eventually get the .40 barrel for it.
    Gen 4 Glock 32 .357sig and SW M&P 15/22
    Ohio CHL since 1/29/2009
    PA Non-Res 10/12/2010

    Those who trade liberty for security have neither. ~John Adams

  13. #13
    Senior Member Array Keltyke's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Spartanburg, SC
    I carry a XD9SC and my wife carries a Keltec P-32.

    I'm not going to get into any rants or arguments about "ineffective caliber" or "that's too small for protection" or "you're not a man unless you carry a XXX". We carry what we want and what we shoot best - period.

  14. #14
    Member Array 1611mac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    SW Colorado
    No.. LCP as backup and church services only, because of all the little 'ole ladies huggin on ya all the time. But my .45 is close by in my briefcase (unloaded with mag in my pocket)

  15. #15
    New Member Array till82's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    LCP for me!

Page 1 of 6 12345 ... LastLast

Remove Ads

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Similar Threads

  1. Mousegun Rant
    By BikerRN in forum Defensive Carry Guns
    Replies: 299
    Last Post: April 21st, 2010, 09:45 PM
  2. Mousegun issue
    By nedrgr21 in forum Defensive Carry Guns
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: February 8th, 2010, 11:59 AM
  3. Holster Decision for Mousegun
    By kelcarry in forum Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: December 17th, 2009, 09:01 PM
  4. Mousegun too big? New Ruger SSCP .180!!!
    By cj in forum Off Topic & Humor Discussion
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: December 15th, 2009, 08:01 PM
  5. Mousegun opinions
    By ICTsnub in forum Defensive Carry Guns
    Replies: 65
    Last Post: April 24th, 2009, 07:53 PM

Search tags for this page



.32 acp

.32 silvertip

32 acp

32 auto 45

prvi partizan .32 yugoslavia


seecamp 32

seecamp 32 new model
seecamps .32 autoloader
zastava m70 32 acp
zastava m70 holster
Click on a term to search for related topics.