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Recently the news has been filled with numerous incidents of legitimate protests being commandeered by people looking to take advantage of the situation. There have been many reported assaults, looting, etc reported in the news, with Police forces too overwhelmed to stop it.


Luckily most of these situations are easily avoided, but I do have a nagging fear in the back of my mind that I could end up with my family in the car cornered someplace we can't escape from easily. That nagging doubt has made me wonder about my current carry load.


Typically, I carry a P365 (with thumb safety) in a 12+1 config OR a G29 10+1. I keep the spare 10 rounder in my pocket, or a mag holder on my best. For my NORMAL risk profile of a mugger, or opportunistic drug user threatening my family, I think this is MORE than sufficient. The idea of being cornered with my family in the middle of an angry mob in a full-scale riot unable to escape though makes me rethink this. I'm starting to consider carrying my M&P 2.0 or G19 with one or two spare mags instead, till things settle down again.

TL;DR: Has anyone made any changes to how or what they carry due civil unrest in your area?
 

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No, haven't changed what I carry.
 
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Yes. I went to Portland yesterday and had a supplement in 30-30.

I probably will need to go again today or tomorrow.

I'll take another supplement.
 

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Mosin-Nagant; ankle holster:image035:
Does it make you walk with a limp?

Myself I have made no changes since I am nowhere near any of the foolishness and do not plan on getting anywhere near any.
 

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I'm not planning on getting anywhere NEAR any rioting or even peaceful demonstrations, so my carry hasn't changed. Not going to any cities or even larger towns right now. Crime in this tiny village is basically nonexistent.

I have 7 loaded handguns, extra mags, shotgun ready to roll, etc. in the house all within reach (no children here). If anybody not wearing a badge comes up my driveway and tries to come in here, all bets are off. I don't care which "side" they're on.
 

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Yes , we had to take a drive to a nearby city that has been on the news for the past few days ,

I shelved my 1911 & J-frame and replaced it with with a Glock-23 & Sig 365 .
 

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Yes, taking more mags with me that usual, we just ordered more. Not sure what is going on but it seems like folks have too now days.
 

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Nope.

I still carry a PF9 or LCP for those times I have no other choice of concealment. Other times it is mainly the P320 as my primary thougk sometimes I will carry the G2c. Both of those are carried with a spare mag.

I have taken the AR pistol out of the safe though so far the closest protests to me have been 3 miles from home and they were small in numbers.
 

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Naw! I still carry my main EDC the HK 45c w/3 extra 12 rd magazines. In my truck , in my "go bag" while I am rolling; I keep my HK VP9 loaded w/15 rd mag but w/3 extra 20 rd mags and with 2ea boxes of .45 ammo and 2ea boxes of 9mm ammo. Needless to say, I never fear getting trapped or cornered anywhere. :image035:
 

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Yes! I switched from a Commander to a Government Model 1911.

I figure that extra 3/4 inch of sight radius will make it easier to hit the ones standing further in the back after the ones in the front are dispatched....
 

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Recently the news has been filled with numerous incidents of legitimate protests being commandeered by people looking to take advantage of the situation. There have been many reported assaults, looting, etc reported in the news, with Police forces too overwhelmed to stop it.


Luckily most of these situations are easily avoided, but I do have a nagging fear in the back of my mind that I could end up with my family in the car cornered someplace we can't escape from easily. That nagging doubt has made me wonder about my current carry load.


Typically, I carry a P365 (with thumb safety) in a 12+1 config OR a G29 10+1. I keep the spare 10 rounder in my pocket, or a mag holder on my best. For my NORMAL risk profile of a mugger, or opportunistic drug user threatening my family, I think this is MORE than sufficient. The idea of being cornered with my family in the middle of an angry mob in a full-scale riot unable to escape though makes me rethink this. I'm starting to consider carrying my M&P 2.0 or G19 with one or two spare mags instead, till things settle down again.

TL;DR: Has anyone made any changes to how or what they carry due civil unrest in your area?
No, I was carrying with rioting in mind before the rioting began.
 
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