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LCP pocket carry...Do you chamber a round?

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    Thanks guys. Looks unanomous to me :) I am from the old school where I was raised to always keep the safety on until ready to fire. If you walked around with the safety off, then you were living life on the edge. These guns without a safety are a whole new concept to me. My other cw's that I carry iwb all have a safety, so its not as concerning to me. I'll be sure to keep one in the pipe. Thanks for all your input. Happy 4th :)


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    The LCP trigger pull is like that of a double action revolver. I carry one in the pipe always, just like I carry 5 rounds in my S&W 36.

    There is a vast difference in carrying a round in the LCP as compared to an older striker fired auto with an external safety. (Baby Browning, Bauer, Jennings, etc.).

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    Quote Originally Posted by nh10ring View Post
    .............These guns without a safety are a whole new concept to me. My other cw's that I carry iwb all have a safety, so its not as concerning to me..............
    Actually, the concept is 100 or so years old. It's called a double-action revolver.

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    LCP or 442 in a pocket holster and ready to be fired.

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    As stated above, always chamber a round in any Semi Auto.

    I pocket carry a PM9 and a P3AT. Always chambered, always in a pocket holster (which protects the trigger guard from intrusion).

    Be careful to keep your finger off the trigger (as you always should) unless firing. Double that caution when reholstering (caution also that no clothing, ie: shirt, etc. gets caught on the trigger). Probably best to simply remove holster from pocket, insert gun then put the whole package into the pocket.
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    Ditto everyone else....I carry my lcp chambered, front right pocket, trigger covered in a blackhawk pocket holster.......
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    Are you suicidal? Don't carry with one in the chamber, hell don't even have a magazine in the gun!


















    That is excatly what the bad guy is hoping for! Sorry, couldn't resist contradicting everyone else.





    Of course you should have one in the chamber, just be smart (good holster) about carrying it-no more pocket pool in that pocket!

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