Comfortable extra mag carry option

Comfortable extra mag carry option

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    Comfortable extra mag carry option

    When I first started carrying, I knew it would be a good idea to carry an extra magazine. I looked at a bunch of different ways to carry one (I like my MTAC, so don't say Smartcarry ). I got an IWB mag carrier, but that was insanely uncomfortable. I put the mag in my pocket for awhile, but that meant shifting everything else to the other pocket, and there wasn't really enough room.

    A little while ago, I was sitting here looking at what I have in front of me and it dawned on me that a multi-tool is almost exactly the same size as a G19 mag. I see people all the time carrying those little multi-tool pouches on their belts, and there is nothing suspicious about it. As a bonus, it is both very comfortable and easily accessible.

    So, here is what I have been wearing for the last little while (pictured with my beloved Beltman horsehide gunbelt):

    One thing that I have been thinking about, though, is the possibility of carrying two spare magazines instead of one. I'd kinda like to do that, just in case of malfunction, but I am having a hard time coming up with anything that is as comfortable as what I have now. Maybe I should just get a second, identical pouch

    Let me know what you think
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    2 multi-tools is never too much!

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    I just bought another mag for my Kimber Ultra Carry II. Paid $24 for it. More tools More Options!

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    I found a mag holder at Academy sports for less than 10.00 that is made from the same material
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    My gun shop had mag holsters designed like you multi-tool pouch. I use it for my Glock-36 mag, and it was very inexpensive.
    When I take my Kimber, I use a regular Galco clip-on OWB mag holder, when I take my Glock-36, I use the black pouch (like yours) with the velcro very actually IS the most comfortable.
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    something else is the carhardt work pants with the cell phone pocket on the thigh. perfect spot for an extra mag.

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    I took a similar route with my Glock 27 Mag. It is a cell phone case. These are so much a part of our lives no one pays any attention to them.

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    Good idea.

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    There are also horizontal knife cases similiar to the OPs case that you can carry a mag in that would be pretty comfortable and no one would even know.
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    I use a cell phone belt type which I purchased from Harbor Freight for $3.99. It hold 2 Beretta mags with a magnetic cover. Then I added a narrow strip of leather to close the bottom and cut so the strips would fit up the sides.

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    Rainbow of California makes perfect cases for your spare mag. (They are supposed to be for pocket knives) Can be used horizontal or vertical. I use them for my LCP and PPS mags.

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